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I'm 50 and 40 lb overweight?

I'm 50 and 40 lb overweight?

Change your life: At the most basic level dieting takes no time or money. You can choose to eat less. I am sure you are busy, we all are. Do you have anything more important than your life? We each have 24 hours per day. Find a way to demand that you have earned the right to spend 1 of those hours each day to keep you alive. Would a check for $1million convince you? Would a funeral convince you? What will it take? ...Read more

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Dr. Lisa Saponaro
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Overweight (Definition)

Nearly two-thirds of the United States population is overweight. There are many ways to determine if a person is overweight, but experts believe that a person's body mass index (BMI) is the best way to assess an adult's weight in relation to their height. * A BMI between 18.5 and 24.9 is considered normal. * Adults with a BMI between 25 and 29.9 are considered overweight. There are exceptions. For example, an athlete may have a higher BMI but not be overweight. * Adults with a BMI greater than 30 are considered obese. * Adults with a BMI greater than or equal to 40 are considered extremely obese. * Anyone more than 100 pounds overweight is considered morbidly obese. A person with a high BMI may have a normal amount of body fat is they have ...Read more


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Im 24f 162lbs 5'3-5'4 am i considered very overweight?

Im 24f 162lbs 5'3-5'4 am i considered very overweight?

It varies...: It depends on your "frame" size, but height and weight charts are all over the internet. These give recommendations, but differ for each person based in age and level of activity as well. http://www.healthchecksystems.com/heightweightchart.htm 162 pounds would be considered overweight. ...Read more

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Im 16 5'2 and i want to know what overweight would be considered for me?

Im 16 5'2 and i want to know what overweight would be considered for me?

137 pounds: For someone who is 5'2" a normal weight is 102-136 (with 120 being in the middle of that). 137-163 is considered overweight and 164 or more is considered obese. See http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/educational/lose_wt/BMI/bmicalc.htm ...Read more

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Am I overweight I'm 4.11 and weigh 163?

Am I overweight I'm 4.11 and weigh 163?

Yes, by BMI.: Granted, the BMI is a flawed governmental indicator that does not take body composition into account, but at your height and weight, your BMI of 32.9 would put you into the "obese" category. You should make some efforts to lose weight, as obesity does put you at risk for weight-related health concerns. ...Read more

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Im tired to eat diet food and im overweight?

Im tired to eat diet food and im overweight?

Pick a lifestyle.: Two diets have been found to prolong life: vegetarian came out on top; next was the mediteranean diet; it's worth reading about these. For the most part, avoid meat and milk products. When you walk, walk briskly and do so every day. Don't be a couch potato...It'll harm you over time. If you smoke, stop. If you do these and keep a normal blood pressure, you're in for a long life. ...Read more

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Any diet program 4 me? Im overweight about 10 kg

Any diet program 4 me? Im overweight about 10 kg

Weight watchers: Or better still consult with a nutritionist & combine diet with a good regular exercise program.. ...Read more

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Is a pear shaped body bad? But im not overweight

Is a pear shaped body bad? But im not overweight

Pears: Your pear shaped body is the epitamy of womanhood. Perfect for making babies and carrying on the species. ...Read more

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What to do im not overweight but I am out of shape?

Rehabilitation: A physical therapist under the guidance of a physician's recommendations is a good place to start. ...Read more

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