Doctor insights on:
Is 7 Body Fat Healthy
Your question?: There's ordinarily no fat on a guy's penis. Actually, a man doesn't need any body fat in any case -- and muscle definition is much sought-after by celebrities and is a sign of good athletic conditioning. ...Read more
Probably: It seems like your fat percentage is a little high. However, your overall body weight is very low, and maintenance of a low body weight reduces risk. It would be better to focus more of your calorie intake on low inflammatory proteins and complex carbohydrates; simple carbs promote visceral fat deposition and also the deposition of high percentages of fat in general. TY for this fun question! ...Read more
Doctor can evaluate: A 5' 9" person who weighs only 108 pounds would look too thin, and actually is very slim. His doctor can evaluate to see if there are any medical issues to worry about, at such a light weight. ...Read more
What is a good body fat percentage for 26-year-old 5"5, I currently weigh 129. By current body fat says(22.7)?
Body fat: Does not sound too bad for me. If you are concerned please make a visit to a nurse practitioner. Hope all goes well - I suspect things will be OK. Please keep me posted. ...Read more
Maybe: If the pattern of fat loss is unusual, you may have one of the lipodystrophy syndromes; this is no big deal. If you're simply getting thinner, perhaps you've discovered that the lifestyle of the sedentary, overeating american child isn't for you, and you want to look and feel good and are doing what nature intended. Losing bodyfat is a good thing -- a man needs none, a lady needs just a bit. ...Read more
What is the caloric intake/needs for someone who is trying to decrease total body weight by losing fat and gaining muscle?
Probably TOO LOW: If your weight is 150# & 15# is fat, then 10% body fat classification women (% fat) men (% fat) essential fat 10-12% 2-4% athletes 14-20% 6-13% fitness 21-24% 14-17% acceptable 25-31% 18-25% obese 32%+ 25%+. ...Read more
If high body fat percentage is unhealthy, are there health benefits to belly fat being surgically removed?
ABSOLUTELY: The problem is, there is a risk for reaccummulation... ...Read more
How long does it take your body to break down your body fat from anorexic behaviors? Ex. Eating 50% recommended calories, 15% body fat, male, 180 lb
Planning a diet?: You're actually describing a rigorous weight-loss diet such as athletes undertake to make weight or fitness guys to "get ripped"; it would be an anorexic behavior if it became an obsession or you were likely to hurt yourself. You're at your physical prime and if you can adopt a fitness-focused lifestyle instead of episodic diet, it's be great. Your physician can help. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
NO!!! Increases fat!: Vodka contains a lot of alcohol. Your body converts alcohol to sugar and sugar to fat. Vodka increases body fat, no matter what flavor. To reduce body fat eat less, esp. less sugars & starches, and exercise. There are NO substitutes for this. See http://bit.Ly/1dhw9ht for a healthy diet. Dr. Weil has useful info: http://huff.To/19ygs8y- see his "discuss that" link in his article. ...Read more
Not physically active
Eats 1500kJ per day
Is this BMI too low ?
What is considered anorexia BMI?
No: As long you are in good health, performing your daily activities, not obsessed with your weight, it is okay. You will gain weight, as you age, do not get too worked up if your BMI goes up to 20 or so. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Drink enough water daily so that your urine is mostly colorless. Practice safe sex. Get HPV vaccine. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is consuming 920 calories a day ok? I'm trying to lose weight by exercising & counting calories. I'm 140 lbs, ideal weight is my prebaby weight of 122
Many more ?s: It is possible to eat around 1, 000 cal per day to loose weight. The trick is getting the proper nutrition and vitamins into that constrained calorie count. I would also say that exercise at that calorie level would need to be temporarily halved or stopped, depending on what you are doing and how intense the workout is. A better approach may be a few more calories with moderate exercise. ...Read more
Not Really: Much better way is to exercise a little, maybe 45 minutes 3 to 4 times a week and reduce your food every day, I have enclosed a list of the 6 worst causes of weight gain in order of which are the most importnat and easiest to change, make a few changes with the food and you will lose all the fat you need to lose. Keep it simple. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
- Talk to a doctor live online for free
- Healthy percent body fat women
- Healthy body fat percentages for pregnancy
- Body fat in women healthy range
- Ask a doctor a question free online
- What is the healthy way to lose body belly fat?
- Healthy body percentage of fat for a teenage girl
- What is a healthy body fat percentage for a male?
- Seven habits of healthy eating
- Seven point body fat test