Top
20
Doctor insights on: How Many Calories Do You Need While Pregnant If Overweight

Share
1

1
How many calories/day should you eat while pregnant?

How many calories/day should you eat while pregnant?

Depends: Depending on your pre pregnancy rate a good starting point would be 2000-2200. This needs to be individualized. But going on a diet is never a good idea. ...Read more

Calorie (Definition)

A calorie is the amount of heat energy needed to increase a mililiter of water 1 degree centigrade, the calorie we talk about in foods is really a kilocalorie, that is the amount of energy needed to increase a liter of water 1 degree centigrade... So if you eat a food that is 500 calories that food if burned completely has enough energy to heat a liter of ...Read more


2

2
How do you know how many calories to consume a day if you want ot loose weight?

How do you know how many calories to consume a day if you want ot loose weight?

Wt Loss: It's not just counting calories.The most important is the source of those calories. One can consume more calories from healthy food and it varies on what goal one wants to reach. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
3

3
Can you still lose weight when you are hypothyroid?

Can you still lose weight when you are hypothyroid?

Absolutely: Although many people feel less energetic when their thyroid gland is under-active, there is nothing about this condition that would prevent weight loss. As long as you ensure that you are consuming less calories than you are burning, you should lose weight. Calorie counting apps are widely available for most smartphones. Talk to your family doctor about specific guidelines for weight management. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
6

6
Can you let me know how many fat calories should you have a day?

Fat %: The american heart association recommends that less than 25 to 35% of your daily calories come from fat. Saturated fats should be. ...Read more

7

7
How do you know if you are dehydrated while exercising ?

How do you know if you are dehydrated while exercising ?

Stay Hydrated: Dehydration can lead to dry mouth, thirst, headaches, dizziness, fatigue, cramping, or less coordination during exercise. Rather than look for signs of dehydration it is better to pre-hydrate in the days or hours before major exercise or a major run and to hydrate during exercise. The general rule of thumb is to drink when thirsty during exercise. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
8

8
When on your period do you lose calories and can you eat whatever you want without gaining a lot of calories?

Menses blood, only: Menstrual periods lose only blood and endometrial debris and not calories. If you overeat at that time you will surely gain weight without exercise. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
9

9
How much overweight do you have to be before you can join weightwatchers?

How much overweight do you have to be before you can join weightwatchers?

Any amount.: Weight watchers even welcomes people who are at their goal weight, but want to "be accountable" and do better at keeping their weight stable. So, you can join at any weight. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
11

11
How much intense exercise do you need a day if you are young?

How much intense exercise do you need a day if you are young?

Its all good: The benefits of exercise are many. Weight control, physical health, mental health, lengthening life span. Any exercise even low intensity exercise gives these health benefits, even for only 10 or 20 min a day. High intensity exercise lets you get these benefits a bit more quickly for up to an hour a day and then more intense exercise does not add much more health advantages. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
12

12
What to do if i know its faster if you eat healthy but will just cutting calories make you lose weight?

What to do if i know its faster if you eat healthy but will just cutting calories make you lose weight?

Ultimately, no: Unfortunately, you can't outsmart your body. Depending on how many calories you cut and what nutrients you consume, your body can suffer quite a bit. As anyone who has been on a diet knows, the first 10 pounds are the easiest. After that, your metabolism recalibrates, and exercise is necessary to really lose weight. ...Read more

13

13
If you take Anavar to gain weight, once you're done with a cycle do you lose everything you worked for if you stop working out?

If you take Anavar to gain weight, once you're done with a cycle do you lose everything you worked for if you stop working out?

Yes: Using anabolic steroids is not a healthy way to gain or maintain muscle mass. This is a Schedule III drug, possession and use without a valid prescription is illegal. In general if you stop working out you will lose muscle mass, no matter how much steroid you take, stopping both will lead to more loss of mass. If you are going to work that hard to gain, do it naturally and make it mean something ...Read more

16

16
I'm just wondering, if you are disabled and can't walk and are overweight how do you lose weight?

I'm just wondering, if you are disabled and can't walk and are overweight how do you lose weight?

Weight loss: To lose weight when exercise is impractical it is necessary to severely cut calories and to increase metabolic demand, one could cool the environment so that the metabolism needs to increase to compensate for the cool environment. ...Read more

17

17
What should I do to shed weight if you are quitting smoking?

What should I do to shed weight if you are quitting smoking?

FoodChoice,WtDaily &: Hf/lc non/minimally processed foods least likely to be stored as fat, yet quantities & activity levels also factors. Lf/hc, as promoted for decades, drives obesity for many, including exercisers & smokers. Yet issues & balances critical, thus wt daily to 0.1 lb, record/track while you still remember specifics & adjust. Study big fat lies, mcgovern's report, dietdoctor, science for smart people etc. ...Read more

19

19
I'm pregnant and want to know what kind of exercising I can do. Or if I can lose weight while pregnant.

I'm pregnant and want to know what kind of exercising I can do. Or if I can lose weight while pregnant.

Exercise is good: You can continue a program of cardio/aerobic exercise (brisk walking is great in pregnancy) and running is ok especially if you regularly ran before pregnancy. Strength and flexibility training are also fine. Gaining 15-25 pounds during pregnancy is recommended, but if you are quite obese, not gaining while eating healthfully and exercising, with your doctor's blessing, may be fine. All the best:) ...Read more

20

20
How do you gain muscle if you are a vegan?

How do you gain muscle if you are a vegan?

Exercise & protein: Many vegan foods, such as nuts and legumes, contain protein. Strength training and protein equals increase in muscle. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
Dr. Stephen Scholand
4 doctors shared insights

Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


Dr. Lisa Saponaro
1,251 doctors shared insights

Overweight (Definition)

Overweight = a body mass index (BMI) between ...Read more