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Is being 10lbs overweight healthy?

Is being 10lbs overweight healthy?

Healthy vs risk...: Unfortunately being over weight is actually more common than normal wt these days. As long as you are active, eat a healthy/balanced diet, exercise regularly, don't smoke, and don't drink to excess, you are better off overweight than normal wt and don't do the above. Also, if you have big frame, 10lbs may not make u overweight. Stay healthy. It is a lifelong commitment, but so worth it. Good luck. ...Read more

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Dr. Lisa Saponaro
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Overweight (Definition)

Overweight = a body mass index (BMI) between ...Read more


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Is overweight normal rather than being obese or underweight ?

Is overweight normal rather than being obese or underweight
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Weight problem: Health risks of Obesity are •Heart disease •High blood pressureStrokeDiabetesOsteoarthritisBreathing problems Health Risks of being underweight- more likely to have infections due to effect on immune system. There can be Vitamins, Iron, and Calcium deficiencies. Being overweight is not normal as it may be due to poor coping with stress causing low self image, anxiety, de-pression. ...Read more

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Is overweight normal rather than being obese or underweight ?


Is overweight normal rather than being obese or underweight
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?: I don't understand the question. By definition, overweight is not normal. It's definitely better than being obese but still high risk. Underweight is also not good but for different reasons. ...Read more

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My BMI is 25.5. I's this considered overweight? I'm 5'3 and weight 144 pounds.

My BMI is 25.5. I's this considered overweight? I'm 5'3 and weight 144 pounds.

Yes: It is slightly over weight. It is not good for a young person to start out adult life as being over-weight. See this site for more info. http://nhlbisupport.com/bmi/bminojs.htm. ...Read more

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How many pounds overweight is considered obese?

How many pounds overweight is considered obese?

By percentage: It is not the absolute pounds, but takes into consideration you height (in the bmi calculation). More useful, at least in the disease process, is the waist/hip ratio, which shows how much abdominal fat one has. Abdominal fat is particularly metabolically active, and thus more dangerous than leg fat (for example). >102 centimetres (40 in) in men and >88 centimetres (35 in) in women are obese. ...Read more

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Is 5 stone overweight considered obese?

It could be.: To calculate the bmi, you need to divide the weight in kg by your height in meters squared. A bmi over 30 is considered to be obese. Unfortunately you have not provided your height. ...Read more

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Is being 160 pounds and being 5'6 overweight?

Is being 160 pounds and being 5'6 overweight?

Calculate BMI: Google body mass index and there are online calculators for bmi. 25-29 is considered overweight and 30+ considered obese but if you are muscular, bmi will overestimate your fat content a little. ...Read more

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Online says, "obesity is a factor in conceiving twins" can being 60 pounds overweight create triplets or quads?

Online says, "obesity is a factor in conceiving twins"  can being 60 pounds overweight create triplets or quads?

Obesity impairs: Obesity can impair fertility, making it hard to conceive. Losing weight can be a potent benefit for having a baby. The risk of twins is not necessarily increased with obesity. Good luck. ...Read more

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M south indian.Sometimes an obese man here have a big round fat belly while an obese woman of same age have a fat roll belly.Is the reason gender?

M south indian.Sometimes an obese man here have a big round fat belly while an obese woman of same age have a fat roll belly.Is the reason gender?

Obesity / Overweight: Obesity, is caused by excessive intake of carbs, such as those present in rice and by our modern life style where activity has been engineered out of daily life, while we eat larger portions of calorie dense processed foods. The body stores unused calories as fat cells. Men and women store excess fat in different places, giving them curves in different locations. ...Read more

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Can belly fat accumulate in different proportions among sisters , i know a family where obese younger girl has more belly fat than her old obese sister?

Can belly fat accumulate in different proportions among sisters , i know a family where obese younger girl has more belly fat than her old obese sister?

Variable: Where fat accumulates can vary from person to person depending upon their genetic predisposition, height, weight, Insulin resistance, etc. In all of them, however, it relates to weight gain increasing Insulin resistance, and can be improved by diet, exercise and weight loss -- + medication if needed. Check w/doctor. ...Read more

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Overweight? A 16 year old female,190lbs, 5'9", eats healthy, exercises, and doesn't look overweight. Do you think she's overweight? Thank you!

Overweight? A 16 year old female,190lbs, 5'9", eats healthy, exercises, and doesn't look overweight. Do you think she's overweight? Thank you!

Perceptions: The definitions of normal/overweight and obese are based on published standards. At 16, a 5'9" female is considered in a normal weight range from 118-168.Above 168 to 198 is considered overweight. Above 198 is considered obese. ...Read more

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26 athletic bmi=22 male. Muscles sore/tight on waking. Symptom coincided w/ buying ikea futon mattress. Clearly need better bed, recommendations?

26 athletic bmi=22 male. Muscles sore/tight on waking. Symptom coincided w/ buying ikea futon mattress. Clearly need better bed, recommendations?

Sounds like you : Answered your own question. A futon can b a fun fashion statement for a young man, but it is very seldom a proper mattress. I would suggest trying some mattresses at a bedding store to see what's right for u. Good luck! ...Read more

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16 year old male, 178 CM tall and weigh 91 kg is this obese or overweight ?

A little overweight: Your Body Mass Index (BMI) is 28.7. This is in the overweight range. BMI 18.5 - 25 is considered a healthy weight BMI 25-30 is considered overweight BMI > 30 is considered obese. Best wishes! ...Read more

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Is someone at 5'5, 16 years old, and weighing 90-91 pounds normal, overweight, or underweight?

Is someone at 5'5, 16 years old, and weighing 90-91 pounds normal, overweight, or underweight?

15.1: The text that goes with the bmi chart probably defines underweight to be 18.5 or less. The bmi was a population measure that was not intended to be applied to individuals; in real science, waist size correlates much better with cardiac risk. Junor may want to build muscle doing aerobic / resistance training but many track stars are "underweight". If he can do sports, his weight's probably ok. ...Read more

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23yr old female, 10kg overweight, 5'4" height. Sedentary life. Brisk walk 30mins everyday. Pls suggest veg diet.

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

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Lost 18.5 lbs in 2 months. Healthy rating and gym. Periods becoming irregular, stomach pain/burning. Normal?

Lost 18.5 lbs in 2 months. Healthy rating and gym. Periods becoming irregular, stomach pain/burning. Normal?

Jogging amenorrhea: there is a condition called jogger amenorrhea. I don't know if this is what you have but you could discuss this with your physician. ...Read more

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M south Indian.Is it the fat storing location or difference in gender that makes a big round fat belly more common in obese male than obese women here?

Possible but: more often related to diet ( high carbohydrates ) lack of activity and regular exercises . So change your habits eat healthy diet less carbohydrates ( rice ) be more active and go to gym regularly , pot belly will disappear ...Read more

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Im morbidly obese i'm 5'3 weight 230lbs what would u recommend for losing weight?

Im morbidly obese i'm 5'3 weight 230lbs what would u recommend for losing weight?

Small steps: Significant weight loss starts with small weight loss. Set smaller, 5 lb goals and achieve many of these through daily cardiovascular exercise. This is as easy as a 30-40 minute walk daily. Be persistent and you will succeed. ...Read more

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Age 35, female, 50 pds overweight, non-smoker, rarely drink, all cholesterol normal except LDL 131. Pain in center of chest when stressed. Angina?

Age 35, female, 50 pds overweight,  non-smoker, rarely drink,  all cholesterol normal except LDL 131. Pain in center of chest when stressed.  Angina?

Chest pains: Pain in your chest is a serious medical condition. It is always a red flag and appointment with your pcp is warranted. It might be only a seasonal flu, but better safe than sorry. Take care. ...Read more