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How Many Bottles Of Ensure Should I Drink A Day
I am 132 lbs. I wanna lose 10 lbs with a balanced diet how much bottles (0.5L)should I drink a day and is exercising 30 minutes to lose for 2 months
Weight loss: This is simple mathematics. Take in less than you use up. Eat three small meals a day, eliminate snacks, soft drinks, junk food. Drink 4-5 8 ounces glasses of water and exercise regularly. You will lose weight, but how rapidly will depend upon your adherence to the regimen and the amount that you exercise. Good luck. ...Read more
Hi. ..I'm want to gain more weight. My current weight is 116 pounds. I've been drinking ensure plus and boost plus. How many should I drink a day?
Probably 2-3 bottles a day
in addition to your regular 1600 calories a day food intake to maintain 116 pounds at normal daily activities. This will add 500 extra calories per day.
There are 3500 calories in 1 pound of weight. If you add 500 calories a day in a week you will gain 1 pound of weight. 500 x 7=3500 calories ...Read more
I'm 23 I weigh about 83 pounds I'm a mother of 4 I'm in need of some weight how many ensure original do I drink a day I feel too skinny?
That depends on how: Fast a rate of gain you desire ; how many calories your take in compared to how much you burn. Ensure plus is 350 calories ; there are 3, 500 calories per pound. ...Read more
Yes: Drink it as often as you like and can afford! Don't forget to recycle the bottle! By the way, if you trust your local tap water, there are also carbonation devices that will add fizz to your water at lower price point than perrier. I'm not a connoisseur by any means so I'm satisfied by faux perrier. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
About 8: About 8, depending on the size of the bottle. Minimum 64 ounces of water/day. ...Read more
A bit excessive: 6-8 glasses of water daily is a suggested average intake for water for an average sized adult, so 6 liters would be more than this requirement. If you think your average daily water intake has increased a lot recently, this can be an early sign of diabetes, and it would be a good idea to check in with your doctor and have a morning fasting glucose level and perhaps a Hemoglobin A1C level checked ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
It's extremely hard for me to quit caffeine, what can happen if I drink like a bottle of pop a day?
Is 4 16.9 oz bottles of water a day too much water? I drink this every day and sometimes more every single day.
Should I be concerned if I drink 5 bottles of water each day. 16.9 fl oz (1.05pt) 500ml each bottle. Is it bad?
Probably not: However, are you drinking 5 bottles of water because you are thirsty or because someone thought it was a good idea? Unless you have a history of kidney stones, you should be fine to drink somewhat less than 2.5+ liters of fluids (5 bottles of water + other sources of water). For most patients, a total daily intake of 2L of fluids should be more than adequate. ...Read more
I'm a 23 year old female and I weigh around 138 lbs if I drink three ensures or nutriments a day will that help me gain weight?
Probably, but why?: For a woman in her twenties, 138 lbs sounds normal (but that depends on her height, and what she has been weighing over the past 12 months). In general, we doctors like to do things the natural way, meaning we prefer weight gain by eating nutritious foods that are part of a balanced diet. Balanced means a good variety of foods. Ensure comes in a can, but if needed, it will increase one's weight. ...Read more
Hi my weight is 43 kgs and I aim for a weight of around 50 kgs. How much ensure drink should I take per day and for how many months?
Why not gaining lbs?: A rule of thumb--to gain 1 pound eat 3000 calories more than your body normally burns. A bigger question is why are you having difficulty gaining weight? Have you explored with your doctor the possibility of undernutrition, hyperthyroidism, malabsorption and maldigestion, infection, altered GI tract function, eating disorders, inflammatory conditions, and malignancy? Pursue evaluation please. ...Read more
I'm looking to lose weight I wanted to know if drinking ensure twice a day, morning/afternoon would help at all or if it would have any benefit?
Probably not best. .: But probably not particularly harmful. There are 220 calories in an 8 oz Ensure along with 9 grams of protein, a fair share of vitamins & minerals & fairly low in fat. So if you had 2 of these a day, that would be 440 calories in reasonable nutrition. You need to calculate what your reduced daily calorie goal is for weight loss, and make sure the remaining # of calories you eat are healthy. ...Read more
Thanks for previous answers. I was diagnosed with prostititis. I drink 5 (16.9 ounce) bottles of Propel a day. Is that too much artificial sweeter?
Here are some. ..: Prostatitis has been one of the most misused & even abused diagnoses so many terms have been used in the past and chronic pelvic painful syndrome has been contemporized. Detail? Ask Urologist timely. As to drinking Propel, which is formulated for commercialism, does not make any difference in supplying water, vitamins, electrolytes, etc. From our daily intaking raw fruits, vegetables, beans, peas, ...Read more
Should I be worried tht I drink at least 15 to 25 bottles of water a day and only output once or twice a day at the most and sometimes don't even go?
See MD: Though water output is the most through urination, we also lose is through breathing, sweating and a very small amount usually through defecation. Still, it seems that your intake is out of proportion to your output unless you are exercising ANS sweating a tremendous amount. What may be more telling is the color - if it isn't light yellow or nearly clear then there is a problem. See your md. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My son eats okay, loves pediasure wants to drink more than 2 per day. Is there a reasonable number of bottles he is allowed daily? He's 4y 44lb ~4ft
Size?: Airline mini bottle size or larger? What you describe sounds quite worrisome and warrants medical evaluation. ...Read more
Good day doc. I wnt to ask f it s good or bad to drink bottled ice tea. Coz I've been dnking lyk 2 to 3 bottles a day. Thanks.
It's ok: Let's put it this way. 2-3 bottles of iced tea a day is probably not going to hurt you. The thing you worry about with increasing intake is the caffiene exposure. 'All things in moderation' is a good adage to live by. ...Read more
The math: Ensure plus = 350 calories. One pound = 3, 500 calories. 3, 500 calories divided by 350 calories = 10 days with all other factors remaining the same. ...Read more
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