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Tall And Wanting To Lose Weight
See Dr., and then...: Helpful weight loss diets have natural foods that take time to chew but contain few calories. Examples include carrots, celery, and leafy green lettuce (little or no salad dressing). When shopping for fruits, buy small ones no bigger than a tennis ball (fruits have sugar). Drinks without calories include water and green tea. A calorie is a calorie, but surely avoid sugar ; simple starch calories. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Get a start b patien: From your height and weight, your Body Mass Index (BMI) is 31.6. Underweight: BMI less than 18.5; Healthy weight: BMI 18.5-24.9; Overweight: BMI 25-29.9; Obese: BMI 30 or higher. Get a personal trainer or least an accountability partner, walk 1 hr/day, eliminate simple carbs, get 7-8 hrs sleep, drink plenty water, reduce calorie intake by 250-500/day, Be Patient. ...Read more
a rough estimate: Around 165 to 182 pounds. However if you are muscular it could be more. If you have a thinner frame- it could be less. ...Read more
Hey! I want to lose weight. I'm 19, 5'8 tall, 86 kgs. Ready to workout(except gym pls) and diet as much as possible. Can u prepare a routine? Thanks!!
BodyFat 95% food not: exercise. Study: http://www.bmj.com/company/wp-content/uploads/2015/04/exercise-myth.pdf, http://bestpractice.bmj.com/best-practice/pdf/patient-summaries/556120.pdf, http://bjsm.bmj.com/content/early/2015/05/07/bjsports-2015-094911.full, http://www.theguardian.com/society/2015/apr/22/obesity-owes-more-to-bad-diet-than-lack-of-exercise-say-doctors & my answers on HealthTap.com ...Read more
After puberty- can't: Grow taller. If you've completed puberty you aren't likely to grow taller. Girls complete puberty by ages 15 to 17 & for boys it is by ages 16 to 17. However, if one enters puberty late, they will usually also complete it late. Our height is largely determined by genetics (our parents' height). If you are healthy (no unusual causes for stunted growth/ smaller stature) then there is not a way >>. ...Read more
Im 5' 7 inches tall and i weigh 181. Do i really have to lose weight or can I jus be the way i am?
It's OK to be you!: Google up "bmi calculator." this will give you your "body mass index, " a number based solely on height and weight - and not accounting for how much muscle mass you have. You do fall into the overweight category, but are not obese (bmi would be 30 or greater). You may feel just fine at your current weight. If you gain, however, you may wish you had paid attention to this issue now - not later. ...Read more
I am 80 kg and 176 CM tall i want to lose weight to be more fit am a basket ball player I do exercise every day but i couldnot lose any gram?
You are just fine: Your bmi comes out to 25.8 which is perfectly normal especially for a person that plays sports. Your goal of losing some weight could be accomplished if you are more careful with the type of food (less fast food and less carbohydrates). Make sure to cut out regular soda. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am trying to eat clean and lose weight. I am 200pounds at the age 20& i'm 5ft tall.. So i want to know how much sodium I should take in daily. Thnks?
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