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How Many Points Plus Am I Allowed On Weight Watchers
I am 5'6 1/2 and ai weigh 155, how many calories can I eat to maintain my weight? I am 40 years old
I am 6.0 feet tall, 27yrs and weigh 135kg. How many kg can I safely loose with a good weight loss exercise/calorie count program in 3 months if i try.
About 2Kg/month: 1 lb per week is about the best one can do safely. In three months that is 12 lbs, about 5.5 kg. In 12 months that is about 22 kg. A whopping amount. ...Read more
My age is 26, height 5.3 and weight reached 89.2 kg. I am a software engineer so i don't do much physical work whole day. How can I lose weight quickly?
Fast wt loss not saf: The first question is what are you eating. Nutrition focusing on fresh fruits and vegetables with a moderate amount of chicken, fish and grass fed beef once a week. When you loose wt quickly you are primarily loosing water. This is a life style change not a diet. You must start exercising 30-45 minutes a day 5-6 days a week. Loosing weight quickly is not safe and you end up gaining back. ...Read more
Hello, I have been trying to lose weight for about six years, i went on different diets tried many exercises, but no change, i weight105 kg, height177cm?
Losing weight: To lose weight, get ur resting metabolism rate done(weight loss centers do this). This determines the total number of calories you need to lose 1-2lbs/week. Decreasing 500cal/day will give you a 1lb wt loss in 1wk; drink water (1/2 your body weight), eat small meals about 150-200cal 2-4x/(depending on your metabolism rate) and 500cal/meal at night: lean protein/veggies; avoid carbs, . ...Read more
I read on Mayo Clinic's website that I am close to overweight. I am 21 and 150 lbs. My ideal weight is 133. What can I do to lose the weight?
Lifestyle changes: Develop lifelong healthy habits. Eat small balanced meals every 2-3 hours consisting of a whole,unprocessed foods such as a lean protein, veggies, and healthy fat (eg - avocado) Reduce your starch/carbohydrate intake from breads/pasta as low as possible. Daily exercise is important to maintain good health as well. Last, reduce calories by limiting drinks with calories-water is best. ...Read more
Can I lose weight on methadone I've been on 91 mg of liquid methadone and I can't lose weight. I crave sugar VERY VERY SEVERLY. IM 5'3 AND W.178 HEL?
I'm 19 female and 6ft height what is the ideal weight for me? As I can seem to lose weight but not put weight on I currently weigh 8stone thanks
Desired weight: At 6' and female your desired weight by BMI standard (21.75) is 160 lb or about 11.4 stone.Your present weight places your BMI @15.4 places you in the underweight category where <3% of women your stature reside.A minimal desired weight would be @BMI 18 or 9.5 stone (133 lb).Perhaps you could find a simple supplement to take daily.(Ensure, Breakfast Essentials in the US) ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am 5.3ft and 98 pounds I eat a lot of fatty food but don't seem to put on weight how can I put on weight on my arms and legs only?
You can't control: Where on your body you will gain size from higher fat stores. ...Read more
Hi. I'm 16 years old. I am 5' 4" tall. I used to weigh 123 lbs. I wanted to lose some so I started on a 1,000 calorie a day diet and since then I have only gained weight. I weigh 126 now. Why? What am I doing wrong? How can I lose weight?
Weight loss: This is simple math. If you use up more calories than you take in you will lose weight. Exercise is healthy and burns calories. Also make sure you do away with soft-drinks and minimize all sugar containing foods. It is difficult to believe you have really adhered to a 1000 calorie diet. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am on Lexapro, lyrica, (pregabalin)amityripiline and remeron for G A D.Despite dieting and exercising I cant lose weight around tummy,what can I do. Many Thanks?
Spot fat loss does: not occur naturally. By losing weight in general some will probably be abdominal fat. But, we don't get to choose what area of body fat is lost from. Eat healthy & be physically active. Calories burned must > those consumed. Tighten ab's: crunches, reverse crunches, exercise ball crunches, pelvic thrusts, lying leg raises, side bridge & “bicycling” exercise on back. Do regular aerobic exercise. ...Read more
5'3" 100lbs. Bi 17.7. How many calories and what exercises to get rid of muffin top? Bmi is already too low and i don't want to lose more weight
Im 16 yo and 5'2 in height my weight is 72 kg how many kilos do I need to lose becoz all i know is that im overweight. And any advice for weight loss?
Positive attitude: Weight loss is best when done pregressively a little at a time. Loosing just one kilo each month for the next 8 months will positively impact your health. Eat smaller portions but eat healthy with whole grains, lean protein and veggies. Choose water instead of sugary drinks and fruits instead of juice.Exercise for 10-20 min dly even with little things like jump rope, jogging, running .Keep motivated. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am getting lapband i can't diet on antipsychotics i gain weight while not on it i lose weight fast i'm on medicaid will they pay for dietitian ?
Depends on your stat: Some states pay for more illinois pays for very little. ...Read more
How can I gain weight? I have been struggling to gain weight and according to my age , height, and BMI I am considered underweight.
Eat healthy foods: high in calories. Eat 6 meals /day. Work on strength training to build large muscle groups. Work out w heavier weights w fewer repetitions. Sleep at least 8 to 9 hrs/night. Hydrate well w water. Foods to help w weight gain: almonds, cashews, pecans, sunflower seeds, flax seeds, walnuts, hummus, avocados, granola, trail mix, dried fruits, protein shakes & bars, lean meats, poultry, fish, smoothies ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hi, I am a 21 year old female, height of 5'2 & weighing around 260 pounds. I have struggled with weight loss. I wanted to know your thoughts on qsymia (phentermine and topiramate)?
Qsymia (phentermine and topiramate): Hi. Qsymia (phentermine and topiramate) is a decent weight loss drug. Your BMI is 47.5, and Qsymia (phentermine and topiramate) has not been shown to be effective in a similar patient population as far as I'm aware. I know your weight makes your life very difficult, and my heart goes out to you. Your weight is a serious health risk to you. It would be worth talking with an experienced bariatric surgery group about options. Good luck! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
About 100-1200 Calor: If you slowly cut down on your daily calories, you can lose weight. Avoid calorie rich foods (like milk products/icecreams and butterand fried foods). Consume more fruits and veggetables instead of carbs and also reduce sweets/avoid sugars when possible.In addition move actively, walk daily and exercise for30 mins daily. ...Read more
I am currently enrolled in Weight Watchers to lose weight and have been on the program since May 2016. I have lost close to 65 lbs. What would be my ideal weight goal for my height? I started at 313 lbs before I started my lifestyle change.
I am 5' 5 ", 138lbs. Goal weight is 125. For the past 6 weeks I have cut to 1600 calories/day and started working out 5x/wk. I have only lost 2 lbs but have gained muscle. I am also still nursing. Suggestions on how to safely boost weight loss?
Exercise: Just keep working hard. As you gain more muscle, your metabolism will be boosted. You really shouldn't take anything to boost your metabolism while nursing. These are usually stimulants and will make the baby irritable. ...Read more
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