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Life Jackets For Overweight People
Even if I have never smoked or been overweight and stayed active and ate healthy my entire life, could I still get sick?
Yes unfortunately.: Not all illness is consequent to how we choose to live. Genetics and happenstance play significant roles in illness as well. ...Read more
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
I feel for you: I wish there was a pill but there isn't. There's no easy solution. Consider weight watchers. Take a look at www.Caloriecount.Com. Open a free account and follow their advice. Diet and exercise is the only way. Set a realistic goal. 10% weight loss is a lot. Try to manage that and then reassess your goals. Good luck, my friend! ...Read more
Both: I obviously don't know your gramps so can only address your excellent question generally. Dietary indiscretion is the main cause of obesity and many elderly people remain lean and fit, but it's also true that metabolism slows with age. For instance you may burn 3500 calories a day when you're 18 but maybe only 2000 when you're 70. ...Read more
I have never exercised a day in my life and am overweight. Wanna get in shape. What is the best exercise to start with.
A MIX of THINGS: Increasing and maintaining a good excercise routine is part. Then implementing regular cosistant portion control of food intake. If you limit portions by removing 1 tsp of every 5, of all foods, the child will generally do better with weight, no matter how old. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
23yr old female, 10kg overweight, 5'4" height. Sedentary life. Brisk walk 30mins everyday. Pls suggest veg diet.
Low calorie diet: Congratulations on setting on the path to attain a healthy weight. To lose weight the amount of calories you burn must be more than total calories you eat/drink. You have taken the first step which is increasing your exercise. Any diet that will lead you to consume less calories should work (do not forget calories from drinks). Pick any diet plan that you will enjoy and stick with longterm! ...Read more
I am a 20 years old male and 30 lbs overweight. What kind of food should I consume daily in order to be healty for next years of my life?
Hello, I have been overweight all my life, i ve always been losing weight and putting it back. Now i seem to have lost control of the food i consume!?
Plant-based diet: No obesity if hunger matches calorie need. But sodas, refined sugars, meat and dairy mess up that match. Worse, cookies, fries actually cause hunger because of blood sugar peaks and troughs. Doesn’t take much: extra 100 calories/day = 10 lbs weight gain/year. Solution: unprocessed foods (fruits, vegetable, nuts). Slow absorption allows body to match hunger to calories needed. Also prevent cancer. ...Read more
My husband(28) has bloodpressure.He is taking meds.Does he need to take meds for the rest of his life?He is overweight and is exercising to lower it
Depends: If he is overweight and obese, lowering weight will help with his blood pressure. We always try to eliminate or decrease meds when we can. His doctor will do this for him once his blood pressure is going down with weight loss. Whether or not he can completely eliminate all meds cannot be answered. Only time will tell. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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