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What is a healthy body weight for a man?

What is a healthy body weight for a man?

It varies...: It depends on your "frame" size, but height and weight charts are all over the internet. These give recommendations, but differ for each person based in age and level of activity as well. http://www.healthchecksystems.com/heightweightchart.htm. ...Read more

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What are the limitations of using BMI in assessing a healthy body weight?

What are the limitations of using BMI in assessing a healthy body weight?

Some limitations: Bmi is "body mass index", a calculation that relates height and weight. A bmi under 25 is normal, 25-30 is "overweight", above 30 is "obese". However, bodybuilders with high muscle mass will have bmis above 30, but are not obese. As we age, the bmi may not change much, but the amount of body fat compared to muscle increases. For any given bmi, women will typically have more body fat than men. ...Read more

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My general goal is to maintain a healthy body weight and maximize your overall health. What would you suggest?

My general goal is to maintain a healthy body weight and maximize your overall health. What would you suggest?

Maintain health: The core to health living is a healthy balanced diet, controlling carbohydrates, getting exercise several times per week, and getting between 8 and 9 hours of sleep at night. ...Read more

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How does behavior modification help you maintain healthy body weight?

How does behavior modification help you maintain healthy body weight?

Rewards appropriate: Behavior modification is an approach to changing behavior through stimuli to act and reinforcement or lack of reinforcement of actions toward the stimuli or situation (s-r-reward). Principles are demonstrated in one of the classic books on weight loss, "slim chance in a fat world". http://www.amazon.com/slim-chance-world-richard-stuart/dp/087822193x/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=utf8&qid=1319243933&sr=1-1. ...Read more

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I have healthy body weight but want to remove cellulite on butt and thighs. Please suggest natural remedies?

I have healthy body weight but want to remove cellulite on butt and thighs. Please suggest natural remedies?

No solution: Unfortunately there is little available to help stretch marks. There is one laser that is reported to help but the improvement is limited and not complete. No creams or medicines actually help. Sorry ...Read more

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I read that ppl who have had eating disorders should not take wellbutrin (bupropion).I was anorexic but hv maintained healthy body weight for 6 years.Is it safe?

I read that ppl who have had eating disorders should not take wellbutrin (bupropion).I was anorexic but hv maintained healthy body weight for 6 years.Is it safe?

Wellbutrin (bupropion) ; Safety: There may be an increased risk of seizures in patients with certain eating disorders. If one has recovered from their eating disorder and maintains an appropriate weight, i will usually go ahead and prescribe wellbutrin, (bupropion) if it is clinically indicated. You should see a board certified psychiatrist for this. Good luck. ...Read more

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How many men can bench press their own body weight?

Weight lifting: There is no statics on this question. ...Read more

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I just try this application and i'm so sorry if my question not good. I have a problem in my body weight. How i can add my body weight? I'm thin men.

I just try this application and i'm so sorry if my question not good. I have a problem in my body weight. How i can add my body weight? I'm thin men.

See Dr., then eat...: If one is truly underweight (based on height, family background, and body type), a dr. Can evaluate for a hormonal, digestive, or other disorder. If no medical cause is found, then one can add weight by eating more calories of nutritious foods, while also doing weight-training to increase muscle. Proteins: egg white, chicken breast, salmon, ... Better fats: olive oil, peanuts, almonds, tofu, .... ...Read more

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