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How Much Should You Weigh To Have Weight Lose Surgery
Depends: Body mass index(bmi) is typically referenced to determine if a patient is a candidate for surgery.Insurances require a min bmi of 35-40 with medical conditions or >40.If financing the procedure yourself, bmis as low as 30, especially if the patient has developed medical problems such as diabetes or htn.Some patients have even had a lap-band for bmis as low as 28 or 29. Surgery should be last resort. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Less than you need.: You must figure out your basal energy expenditure and subtract about 300 to 500 calories from this to determine your daily caloric intake. Add to that, the amount that you burn doing exercise. You can calculate this by using this link: http://www.Mdcalc.Com/basal-energy-expenditure/. ...Read more
I want to lose 75 pounds how much exercise should I be doing and how many calories should I consume?
Exercise: Thirty minutes to an hour of aerobics with three days mixed in of light weight work. The calories 1500-1800 a day if you're active, if fairly sedentary then 1500. ...Read more
Activity: All depends on your daily activities. Google calories calculations. ...Read more
Depends on goal: Consume about 10-12 calories per pound of desired weight and adjust as needed. It is important to make healthy choices like avoiding simple sugars and carbs. Try to consume more whole grains and fiber as well as high protein foods. Need to add strength and core program to enhance your results. Lean muscle mass increased your metabolism. ...Read more
More than 5-10 lbs.: Losing more than 5-10 pounds without changing your diet, increasing your exercise, and/or due to increased stress could signal a problem. It can be caused by malabsorption, thyroid disease, tapeworm, cancer, etc. Consult a physician immediately to identify the possible sources of the weight loss. ...Read more
BMI: Your Body Mass Index is calculated by dividing weight (kilograms) by height (meters) squared. A BMI of 18.5 to 24.9 is considered a healthy weight. BMI of 25-29.9 is overweight. Obesity is defined as BMI over 30 and morbid obesity is BMI 40 and above. You can calculate your BMI based on your height and weight. ...Read more
3500 calories per lb: Eat foods that are nutrient dense (like meat, fish, poultry, eggs, cheese, low starch vegatables and water) avoid foods that are not nutrient dense (like starches and sugars, including fruit) nutrient dense foods will increase your basal metabolic rate. On the other hand, starches and sugars impair thyroid metabolism via affects on your liver (which helps activate thyroid hormone). ...Read more
Depends: First, it depends on your size, your daily physical activity, and your weight. Second, not all calories are the same. Some calories are more highly absorbed by the body than others. Instead of worrying about calories try to eat only healthy foods as i did. I lost 25 pounds without counting a calorie by simply eliminating foods that don't promote health such as processed and fried foods.. ...Read more
What do you advise if I'm trying to lose some weight and get toned about 6-10 lbs. how long should I do cardio for and lifting weights?
How to lose weight if i need my anxiety/dep. Pills and they cause weight gain? I need to lose but i don't want to lose vitamins/nutrients by dieting.
Nutritarian Diet: Dr. Joel fuhrman's nutritarian diet (http://bit.Ly/1dhw9ht) can help you lose weight while providing good nutrition. I advise all dieters to take a good multivitamin as well. Exercise will help lose weight & reduce anxiety. There are many good alternatives to drugs for anxiety/dep: counseling, meditation, eft, 5-htp, homeopathy, herbs, magnesium, b complex etc. A holistic practitioner can help. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends: Most insurances require the patient to be at least 18 although a few are allowing as young as 15 if they meet significant medical necessity. If the patient or family self finances the procedure then it's up to the surgeon and their comfort level and their experience with potentially younger patients.There are no absolute contraindications to operating on younger patients as long as they're healthy. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Burn more than eat: Overall it comes down to how much you consume. You should burn more than that. There are programs (try looking them up online) that can count your calories for you. And some that will estimate how many you burn from certain activities. They aren't perfect but can be good estimates. Eat healthy and don't over eat. Avoid junk food including soda and alcohol. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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