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Can you tell me how much weight do I need to lose to get to healthy BMI (weight)?

Can you tell me how much weight do I need to lose to get to healthy BMI (weight)?

It depends: Upon where you're starting from. The more you weight, the more you need to lose. Healthy bmi is usually considered to be from 18.5 - 24.9, but there are many more things that go into being healthy than just bmi. ...Read more

Malnutrition (Definition)

Refers to the individual that receives either too few nutrients, too many nutrients, an imbalance of nutrients, or due to comorbidities or underlying inherited or acquired diseases, an under or ...Read more


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How much extra weight do you need to be considered obese?

How much extra weight do you need to be considered obese?

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

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Can you tell me how much weight do you have to lose to have excess skin?

Can you tell me how much weight do you have to lose to have excess skin?

Excess skin: Excess skin accumulation really varies from patient to patient during weight loss. There are treatments available such as velashape, laserlipo to tighten this lax skin. Consult a dermatologist or plastic surgeon for options. ...Read more

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Could you tell me how much exercise do you need to lose weight without changing your diet?

Could you tell me how much exercise do you need to lose weight without changing your diet?

Check our apps: Healthtap doctors have reviewed hundreds of apps. Some of them are great for tracking your caloric needs and how much you take in and burn off. There are hundreds of the to download. Remember what dr. Weisberger answered - ultimately you need to eat less calories than you burn. ...Read more

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Can you explain how many calories do need to lose weight?

Can you explain how many calories do need to lose weight?

Tricky: Obviously your individual height and weight will play a role, as well if men or women. Instead of having a definitive number in mind, consider a few easy ways to reduce the caloric intake daily. Stay away from sweetened drinks and soda. Walk for at least 30 minutes each day. These two maneuvers will play a much greater role in helping you to maintain or lose weight instead of obsessing calories. ...Read more

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How much physical activity do I need to do to lose weight faster?

How much physical activity do I need to do to lose weight faster?

Exercise: It takes a negative 3500 calories to lose one pound of fat. I.E. If you exercise each day and burn off 500 calories more that your baseline you will lose a pound a week without changing your intake. However your intake is overall much more important in the weight loss equation. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how to lose weight to be skinny?

Can you tell me how to lose weight to be skinny?

How about losing : weight to be healthy?? Eat healthfully & be physically active. 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. ...Read more

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How do you know if your excersize is enough to lose weight?

Should not measure: Exercise has many benefits scale should not be only measure. Good for circulation. Good for heart and lungs provides a sense of well being. And yes burns calories progressive increase required and weight should improve. ...Read more

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How much weight do you have to lose to have what would be called "unexplained weight loss"?

How much weight do you have to lose to have what would be called "unexplained weight loss"?

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

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How much do I need to lose weight to live longer?

How much do I need to lose weight to live longer?

Unknown: There are other factors than your weight that play a role in your longevity. However, as far is your weight, keep your bmi (body mass index) within normal range of 18-23. It is based on your weight and height. ...Read more

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Doctors, how much would i need to eat to gain weight on insanity?

Weight Gain: Its best to wear a calorie monitor and see how much you loose daily for a week or so and see how many calories you ingest. Best to consult a dietitian for the right proportion of food to eat after you know how much calories you ingest and expend. ...Read more

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What do I need to eat so that i can gain weight quickly?

What do I need to eat so that i can gain weight quickly?

Eat healthy high : Calorie foods. Eat 6 meals/day. Work on strength training to build your large muscle groups. Workout w heavier weights w fewer repetitions. Sleep at least 8 to 9 hrs/night. Hydrate well w water. Foods to help w healthy weight gain: almonds, cashews, pecans, sunflower seeds, flax seeds, walnuts, hummus, avocadoes, granola, trail mix, dried fruits, extra virgin olive oil, canola oil, protein shakes, . ...Read more

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Do you have to lose weight if obese to get transplant?

Do you have to lose weight if obese to get transplant?

Depends: Most solid organ transplant centers have a weight limit or maximum body mass index (bmi) for recipients. This not only varies from center to center but also varies depending on the organ being transplanted. Our center has a maximum bmi of 30 for pancreas transplant recipients, 35 for kidney as well as lung recipients, but no limit for liver recipients (we have transplanted patients in the 50s). ...Read more

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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

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What you should eat to lose weight quickly?

What you should eat to lose weight quickly?

Avoid carbs: If you want to loose weight or maintain healthy weight, stay away from simple carbs. The problem is that a lot of us crave sugars and high calory foods. There are several reasons for that. I approach healthy weight loss with specific foods that one should eat in plentitude, so you don't feel hungry and correcting gastro-intestinal dysbalance to eradicate bacteria that make you crave sugars. ...Read more

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I wanted to know when you sleep do you lose weight and if you do how much is lost?

I wanted to know when you sleep do you lose weight and if you do how much is lost?

A little: Your body is still burning up calories when you sleep, although at a slower rate than when you're active and when awake. So you do lose a tiny amount of weight when you sleep. How much depends on factors like your baseline metabolic rate, temperature of the room and how much you toss and turn when you're asleep. ...Read more

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What to do if i'm too skinny and need to gain weight. Help please?

What to do if i'm too skinny and need to gain weight. Help please?

Eat healthy foods: that are 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 healthy weight gain: almonds, cashews, pecans, sunflower seeds, flax seeds, walnuts, hummus, Avocadoes, granola, trail mix, dried fruits, extra virgin olive oil &, canola oil. ...Read more

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How much calories do I need to consume to gain weight healthily?

How much calories do I need to consume to gain weight healthily?

Difficult to Say: We need to know more to advise you. Are you male or female? Current weight? How tall are you? Are you very active or pretty inactive? Weight training? All of these & other factors come into play. Webmd and many other sites have calorie calculators that ask a variety of questions and can give a range for each day. Also note that the number will be an average per day. ...Read more

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I need to know when trying to lose weight does it matter how much fruit you eat ?

You: Different types of fruit have different amounts of calories. If you take in enough fruit - you will gain weight (if calories in exceeed calories burned). ...Read more

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