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Ideal Weight For A Man 5 8
A rough estimate: These are rough estimates. About 145 pounds (+ 10% = 160 lbs) or (- 10% = 131 lbs). However, if you are muscular this may be too low an estimate. ...Read more
Hard to say: Proper weight for size must also include the person's age. ...Read more
Is surgery for weight loss be a good Choice for a male 5'6 who weigh 160 pounds to loose 20 pounds?
I'm a 5'7" 158 pound, 21 year old female. I'm looking to lose 10 pounds with healthy eating & exercise. How many calories should I take in a day?
500/day less: There are about 3500 calories in one pound, so to lose 10 pounds, you will need to burn about 35, 000 more calories than you take in (through eating fewer calories each day and burning more through exercise). If you did no exercise and ate 500 cal per day less than usual you would lose about 1 pound per week/10 lbs in 10 weeks. Daily exercise will burn more calories and shorten your time to goal. ...Read more
My height is 5 feet 5 inches and weight is 64 kg. How can I lose weight for a medical examination next week?
Eat few cal & see Dr: 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
I am a 28 year old overweight female looking to lose weight. How would you prioritize the following: 1) adequate sleep, 2) exercise, 3) healthy diet?
How many calories should a 5" 6, lightly active, 41 year old woman with a weight goal of 145 consume?
Metabolism drops: Remember after age 40 your metabolism begins to slow so it is very good you are active. Now you will need to eat 2000 cal oer day to maintain your weight. Your at is appropriate for your height. Now if you desire to lose wt though you should not. You should exercise 1 hour per day and eat 1800 cal per day. Hope this helps ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What is a healthy way to gain weight for a 20 pounds underweight female adolescent that is 5 feet 3 in.?
Calorie dense foods: The addition of calorie dense foods such as nuts, whole grain pastas, raisins, whole milk, pure fruit juices, butter, avocado, and complex carbohydrates is a healthy way to add more calories to your diet. Avoid sugary foods, sodas, and chips. Although they are indeed high calorie, they do not provide appropriate nutrition and are difficult for your body to process. Good luck! ...Read more
I'm a 19 year old female and weigh 305 pounds. Would it be healthy to eat 1200-1500 calories a day and exercise 30-60 min to lose weight?
Careful: At 305 pounds you may have several potentially significant health issues. Before drastically reducing caloric intake and increasing exercising, see an md and make sure you can do these things, and ask advice for the healthy route. Best of health and luck! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Weight loss: With your height and weight you are not too bad. Please go on-line to Body Mass Index (BMI) and calculated your index. It won't be much more than 25 which is OK. If you don't like the result plan to lose 1/2 a pound a week.till you are down 10 pound. If you drop your weight too quickly you are likely to get it back quickly. Don't forget to exercise. ...Read more
Can I lose 80 lbs without lose skin? I'm 26 ,f, overweight for 13 years. I'm dieting & exercising and want to lose with in 6-8 mo. 150 is my goal.
No: You will have some loose skin belly/arms or thighs. But I must say,very proud of your efforts. Be careful as you should not starve yourself or exercise excessively. Do all things in moderation. By the way,there are great ways to reduce the amount of flab such as weight lifting which also has cardiovascular advantages. The rest can be taken care of by the plastic surgeons. Keep up the good work ...Read more