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I've used BMI calculators online, which say my 10 yr. Old has a healthy weight. She is a 10 yr. Old girl 4 ft.11in.101lbs. Is she at a healthy weight?
She is tall for her age but weighs a good amount for her height. this is true if she is 120 months old (just turned 10).
at 10 yrs, 59 inches is 95th percentile for height and 101 pounds is 92nd percentile for weight. According to World Health Organization growth curves.
she is well proportioned. ...Read more
What should my calorie intake be to lose weight? My first Doctor said 1200 but calculators say 2100. 310lbs 5'3" female 22 years old. Thank you!
It depends: Do you want to sustain your weight or lose weight? It may be best to consider weight loss since a 5'3" frame will have diffculty sustaining that weight over time without joint damage. Your calorie recommendations are extremes on a spectrum. I would suggest starting at 2500 carefullly counted for 2 months are drop by 100 every 2 months until you get to 1500. Return to 1800 when at goal weight. ...Read more
Martin: You are under 16 years of age so we are not permitted to answer your questions unless your parents ask. That said, I am impressed that you are considering weight watchers and know that you will be bale to learn the answer to your question. Remember you are growing so do not skimp on your nutrition. Also be sure to gradually increase your exercise and get enough sleep. ...Read more
Size: Weight watcher points are based upon size (current weight)and goals, not so much age. ...Read more
I'm currently 17 years old doing weight watchers. I weigh 241.6 lbs. Will weight watchers work for me?
Is there a such thing as exercising to much? I am 20 years old and recently started the weight watchers diet I want to lose around 30lbs within 3 months. I exercise once after lunch and again before bed for about 40 min. Each time. I don't want to over do
It's: It's not going to hurt you, but you are going to be sore to start. The worst thing about starting a new exercise program is going too fast, getting hurt and then having to quit. Try doing exercises that push you like the elliptical or fast walking to some good tunes but be careful about weight training and jogging- things likely to injure a muscle or joint. But good for you being so motivated! ...Read more
My bowels habits have changed from every day like clock work to every other day I am 51 years old and female. I joined weight watchers 6 weeks ago. I am eating more fresh fruits and vegetables then ever, and drinking plenty of water. I am eating all th
The changes in your bowel habits are likely a direct result of your dietary changes. Bloating is common when large amounts of fiber are consumed (fresh fruits and vegetables). As good as they are for you, you may need to slowly increase your intake. In addition eating raw vegetables can be difficult to digest thus causing bowel changes.
If it makes you feel comfortable, see your doctor, however this is likely an issue with your diet.
Take care. ...Read more
Why can't I lose weight? I am a 56 year old female who has been on weight watchers since january of 2011 and have only lost 30 lbs. I am doing cardio and weight training at least 5 days a week and have not lost a pound since oct 2011. Blood test are still
Weight: Weight loss is such a frustrating thing. Our bodies evolved to hold onto weight, and it can be very difficult once a plateau is reached. I have to say, that losing 30 pounds is amazing, so congratulations. You are doing everything right. You might need to "jump start" your weight loss by a change in exercise program. You may want to consult a personal trainer, or ask a staff member at your gym for more variety in your routine. Again, congratulations on losing 30 pounds, that is fantastic. ...Read more
The risk factors analyzed statistically aren't explaining the outcomes. BUT
1) we know it's age related and 35 is low risk.
2) prior personal history explains things better than risk models (if previous personal heart disease risk zooms up).
3) http://www. Cvriskcalculator. Com/ ...Read more
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Sir I am 19 year old boy and am 5 ' 8" inches tall. Can I increase my height 3- 4 inches taller average height calculator showd me 174cm is itposble?
Depends on genetics: Your adult height is largely determined by genetic factors. Take the average of your parents heights and add two inches since you are a boy. You should genetically end up here, plus or minus two inches. If you fall below that threshold, see an endocrine doctor for evaluation. ...Read more
Use BMI calculator: Google up the bmi calculator, or "body mass indicator." this is based on your height and weight only. I always found that nursing mothers lost about five pounds when they stopped nursing. So using the bmi calculator should still be reasonable. You have to remember that you require more fluids and calorie intake to make milk for a hungry baby. Lgromkomd. ...Read more
How many calories do I need a day to maintain my weight? I'm not too sure about these calculators online. Need professional advice asap!
Depends: Need a complete physical exam to reach at optimal amount. ...Read more
Yes: There are standard tables for men and women, indicating the expected maximum heart rates at different ages, that would occur on exercise. You can easily find them on line. Weight is not a factor because different people can have different weights and get the same maximum heart rate on execise. ...Read more
I'm a 26 yr old female standing 5'2" how much should I weigh? All the BMI calculators say something different!
Weight recommends: Are general. Around a 100 pounds if really petite. 110 pounds is spot on. Up to 121 is within range. However if you are muscular or have large bone structure you could weight more ; be just fine. ...Read more
I used two calculators to find my target heart rate, with different results. One used my resting heart rate. Which should I use for losing weight?
No magic number: There's no perfect number. Here a good rule of thumb. Subtract your age from 220. This is your maximum predicted heart rate. Multiple by 60%. This is your recommended target heart rate. Example: age 44. 220-44=176. 0.6x 176=105. 105 is your target. Remember: you'll lose more weight by reducing your intake than by trying to burn it up. Any exercise at any heart rate is beneficial for dieters. ...Read more
That list is far too: Long for me to provide to you in 400 characters or less. This site will give you lists: http://www. Exercise4weightloss. Com/zero-point-foods. Html. ...Read more
Black: Zero!: If you use artificial sweetners and less than a half oz of milk or half and half: zero points! ...Read more
Yes: Weight watchers is a good program for men and women. Make half your meal vegetables and fruits. Go for variety. And keep in mind that potatoes and french fries dont count. choose whole grains & limit refined grains. pick the healthiest sources of protein. Drink lots of water. Stay active. ...Read more
It can: Almost all dietary programs work to help you lose weight. The programs start with extra degrees of encouragement and motivation and this is how weight watchers also works. The problem with all dietary programs is sticking to it over time. Most who lose weight, will gain it back unless they have superior will power and self control. ...Read more
No: The best program is the one that you can stick with and change behavior. Tips: make half your meal vegetables and fruits. Go for variety. And keep in mind that potatoes and french fries dont count. choose whole grains & limit refined grains. pick the healthiest sources of protein. Drink lots of water. Stay active. ...Read more
Yes: As with any program, the main ingredient is you. The more efforts you put into it, the more benefits you will get from it. The main premise for weight watcher is reasonable and there are data showing that it works as long as a patient follow what's recommended. ...Read more
Here is one: This site will give you lists: http://www. Exercise4weightloss. Com/zero-point-foods. Html. ...Read more
Yes.: Look at the back of the package. All the nutritional info is there. In general the weight watchers program is a well planned, balanced and nutritional course. ...Read more