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I am a 23 yr old female, 5'1" 139 lbs. I recently lost 20 lbs. I was wondering what an ideal weight is to aim for on my weight loss journey.

I am a 23 yr old female, 5'1" 139 lbs. I recently lost 20 lbs. I was wondering what an ideal weight is to aim for on my weight loss journey.

You decide: Ideal weight" charts are based on fallacies. If we believed them, then most triathletes would be "underweight" and most professional football players -- fantastic athletes -- would be "overweight." your ideal weight is whatever looks and feels right to you and enables you to perform your chosen sport(s) best. ...Read more

Dr. Abraham Jaskiel
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Lose Weight (Definition)

Many people resolve to lose weight in the New Year for different reasons. For those who are overweight or obese, there are many health benefits to losing weight. It can help decrease your chances of developing diseases including diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure, osteoarthritis, and even certain types of cancer. Low-calorie diets combined with increased physical activity are thought to be most effective long term. The healthiest weight loss regimen, therefore, is one that consists of making lifestyle changes that incorporate a balanced diet ...Read more


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What is the best diet for weight loss in men ?

What is the best diet for weight loss in men ?

Varies: Men can lose weight easier than women due to the increased muscle mass but if not done carefully, men often lose muscle mass resulting in more body fat. Eat 500cal less per day, exercise 150min/week with weight training at least 2x/week, eat protein rich and good carbs, avoid the alcohol since you lose muscle mass and drink water. ...Read more

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Weight loss tips and tricks for a woman with a busy schedule?

Weight loss tips and tricks for a woman with a busy schedule?

Busy schedule: The key is not to think of weight loss, but to think of a lifestyle change that can make you healthier even with a busy schedule.The 4 key components are excellent nutrition, consistent exercise , correction of hormonal imbalances and nutritional supplements .All this can be achieved with a busy schedule-i know, as I do this everyday with my busy schedule..Would love to discuss in detail! ...Read more

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I think one of my weight loss buddies is aiming too high. What would you say to an approx 425 lb 30 y/o woman who wanted to drop 200 lb in a year?

I think one of my weight loss buddies is aiming too high. What would you say to an approx 425 lb 30 y/o woman who wanted to drop 200 lb in a year?

Too much: Without medical supervision and monitoring, we do not suggest more than 1-2 lbs/wk or 100 lbs/yr. Too many risks of medical complications from inadequate intake of certain nutrients, dehydration, kidney and electrolyte problems, and starvation. ...Read more

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Can a physically muscular woman wanting to lose weight benefit from men's diet products?

Diet and exercise: For the most part those diet products are a ripoff and don't really help with weight loss. Lifestyle changes along with calorie restriction and exercise is the only successful routine.I would skip the dietary additives and work on diet lifestyle changes and exercise. ...Read more

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Might it be possible that a a physically masculine woman wanting to lose weight benefit from men's diet products?

Might it be possible that a a physically masculine woman wanting to lose weight benefit from men's diet products?

Yes: The truth is that designating a weight-loss product as "for men" or "for women" is 99% advertising / marketing. The key to weight loss will always be calories-in and calories-out, the products work when combined with exercise and a low-calorie diet, a cheap vitamin-mineral tablet is probably more than enough, & lasting weight loss comes from lifestyle change. Glad you're doing this; good luck. ...Read more

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Can men take hCG for weight loss?

Can men take hCG for weight loss?

Not needed; no help: It is well known what works for weight loss. On your healthtap home page, just type in "lose weight" in the "ask a doctor" box, and many answered questions will be listed (there's great information in those answers). Hcg (and many other advertised magic potions) isn't needed and won't help, but will cost you money. What is known to work really does work: eat fewer calories than you use each day. ...Read more

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Which weight loss program is good for senior men?

Which weight loss program is good for senior men?

Moderate protein: The most important thing for seniors is to maintain muscle mass with any weight loss program, should have a goal of at least .4 grams protein per pound of body weight per day as a minimum. I suggest a program with about 20% of daily calories coming from protein, this saves muscle and bone. ...Read more

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Can you tell me about the best weight loss supplement for men?

Can you tell me about the best weight loss supplement for men?

The one you don't: buy and don't take. Supplements don't help you lose weight except in your wallet. You need to eat less and exercise more, for the rest of your life. Don't get your medical information from friends, tv or internet scams. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Losing Weight (Definition)

Many people resolve to lose weight in the New Year for different reasons. For those who are overweight or obese, there are many health benefits to losing weight. It can help decrease your chances of developing diseases including diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure, osteoarthritis, and even certain types of cancer. Low-calorie diets combined with increased physical activity are thought to be most effective long term. The healthiest weight loss regimen, therefore, is one that consists of making lifestyle changes that incorporate a balanced diet ...Read more


Men (Definition)

Men are adult members of the male sex. The acropnym men also stands for multiple endocrine neoplasia, a hereditary condition that involves benign and malignant tumors of various glands. There are two main types, men ...Read more