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How Much Overweight Do You Have To Be Before You Can Join Weight Watchers
BMI >40: As different people have different dimensions of weight and height, the current recommendations of bariatric or weight loss surgery are based on bmi (weight/height squared). People with bmi>35 and a comorbid condition such as high blood pressure, diabetes, sleep apnea or anyone with bmi>40. You can calculate bmi this by going to http://www.Cdc.Gov/healthyweight/assessing/bmi/index.Html. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I am 18, 5'6 and weigh 214 lbs. Should I consider losing weight? If so, how much should I lose to be at s healthier weight? Am I overweight?
About 50 lbs. Yes.: The average 66-inch 18-year-old woman weighs about 135 pounds. Estimate that by using 105 pounds for a 60-inch (5-foot) woman, and add 5 pounds for every extra inch in height (105+30=135). Take the next 2 years to lose 2 pounds per month, by eating LESS. Exercise is good too. Avoid sugar. Avoid simple carbs. No sugared drinks. Eat LESS. Two pounds a month for 2 years is 48 pounds of weight loss. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Class 1 obesity: Your calculated BMI is 33.8 which puts you into the class 1 obesity category. Ideal BMI IS BETWEEN 29-25. Your ideal body weight is about 153 lbs you need to exercise at least for 60 minutes a day Be at around 1600 calories diet and 90 grams protein a day diet for the longvtern ...Read more
How much weight do I need to lose to be healthy? I am 5'6 and 205 lbs. Also-am I obese or overweight?
BMI: BMI is 33 considered obese. Your BMR- measures the basic calories you need per day is 2065 -. Would increase activity walk/bike 45 minutes, use 5-10 lbs weights to tone, cut no more than 200 calories/day remember you are still growing, f/u/ w/ doc. http://www.bmi-calculator.net/bmr-calculator/#result http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/educational/lose_wt/BMI/bmicalc.ht ...Read more
My weight is 83 kg and height is 5feet 9 inches. How much I am overweight and how can I loose my weight?
I was currently on weight watchers but didn't lose much weight. Recently found out that I have hypothyroid disease?
Treat hypothyroidism: If you were properly diagnosed with hypothyroidism, this will make it more difficult to lose weight unless your thyroid levels are made normal. You would need to be on thyroid hormone to correct low thyroid. However, you will still likely need to be careful with your diet and do aerobic exercise to lose weight and keep it off. ...Read more
I've heard a lot bout o organic coconut oil i'm overweight wondered how much should I take daily? I'm 5"6 256 pounds
I want to lose weight fast..um not eating much but still its gaining my weight.um 22 years n um 80 kg.am i overweight ?
Losing weight: Eat healthfully. Try to eat at least 5 servings of vegetables & 4 of fruit per day. Increase nutritional fiber. Avoid refined sugar & junk carbohydrates. Avoid alcohol, sweetened juices, soda & caffeinated beverages. Aim for 7.5 to 8 hrs of sleep / night. Hydrate w at least 64 oz of water / day. Calories burned must > calories consumed. Do both cardio & weight training. Please re-ask wi your ...Read more
8.5 months pregnant and i really do not feel my baby move a lot. But it does moves just not as much? Is it because im overweight? Or ?
Being pregnant: This is normal. There is very little room left in your pelvis for the baby to move. ...Read more
I am 19 yrs old..I am very much overweight for my age and height i wanna lose weight but i can't resist food and over indulge usually ..Help..
Dietitian/wt watcher: If you can't resist food, there almost no chance you're going to be able to lose weight consistently. See doc to rule out other problems. A good doctor, good dietitian, good program such as weight watchers may help. Also counseling can be beneficial. There are weight loss drugs, but only work while you're taking them. Avoid health food store stuff as it doesn't work. Surgery? Good luck. ...Read more
Is it possible to have hypertension at 22 y/o? If i'm not completely relaxed and sitting still, my BP readings are usually high. It's never much lower than 120/80. I'm not overweight and don't smoke.
2lb/month for 1 year: Helpful weight loss diets have natural foods that take time to chew but contain few calories. Examples include carrots, celery, and iceberg lettuce (little/no salad dressing). When shopping for fruits, buy small ones no bigger than a tennis ball, because fruits have sugar. Drinks without calories include water and green tea. A calorie is a calorie, but surely avoid sugar & simple starch calories. ...Read more
What do you suggest if I am 20 yrs old pounds overweight. I am starting to go to the gym. How much should I go to the gym?
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