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What is the best diet for a 19 yr old 250 lbs?

What is the best diet for a 19 yr old 250 lbs?

Less food: Caloric restriction and increase in physical activity are in order. No diet per se will help you lose weight unless you reduce the caloric intake. Try to get a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits and whole grains, low in fats and alcohol. Increase physical activity gradually and progressively to get healthy and facilitate weight loss. ...Read more

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Dr. Arthur Heller
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Diet (Definition)

refers to all the physical matter humans (like all living creatures) must take in on a recurring basis; only partially for energy. Like all life on planet humans are open systems which keep tearing down their structure & require intake of atoms/molecules from which to rebuild their structure. Intestinal lining cells replaced ~every 3 days. CaPO4 in bones ~every 6 years, ...Read more


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What exactly is the proper way for a 13 yr old to diet?

What exactly is the proper way for a 13 yr old to diet?

Don't overdo: A 13 year old is still growing. She does not need to have major caloric restriction right now. Focus on healthy choices and appropriate portion sizes. Limit "junk" food and soda to start. . Exercise should also be part of the equation. ...Read more

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What is the best diet plan for a 18 year old male looking to lose weight?

What is the best diet plan for a 18 year old male looking to lose weight?

No fried food: Lose the soda, fast food, sugar. Walk 10 mins and increase it by 5 minutes per day till 30. Bake, grill, and eat fruits and vegetables in between meals. Eat with a teaspoon, in a bowl not a plate. Exercise and eat together to encourage them. ...Read more

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What is the appropriate weight for a 19 year old girl at 5' 3"?

What is the appropriate weight for a 19 year old girl at 5' 3"?

Appropriate weight: Per bmi criteria of normal (18.5-24.9), your normal weight is anywhere in the range of 105-141 lbs with 124 lbs being the optimal. ...Read more

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What is a good diet and workout for 12 year old boy that is skinny?

What is a good diet and workout for 12 year old boy that is skinny?

What he likes: I'd get a physician's guidance. Junior may be light-framed, and this is a plus long-term. Most boys have a sport that they enjoy and can work hard at; make this available. When junior becomes very physically active, his weight will take care of itself, so long as he avoids very greasy / salty / sugary stuff and gets enough lean protein. Wait a few years before he lifts heavy weights. ...Read more

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Which is a good wieght range for a fifteen year old boy who is 6, 3 and that works out 5 times a week?

Which is a good wieght range for a fifteen year old boy who is 6, 3 and that works out 5 times a week?

Wide range: For a male 6'3" tall 130 (lean) to 180 pounds is a good range. It will depend on genetics, diet, and as you note working out. Also if you are more muscle then you may be denser and weigh more without being overweight. ...Read more

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What is the I deal weight for a 5ft 5 Australian female aged 22 years old? Is BMI a good measure to rely on?

What is the I deal weight for a 5ft 5 Australian female aged 22 years old? Is BMI a good measure to rely on?

Can't tell, but...: A starting point is 130 lbs. A lot depends on a person's body build. Some are naturally very thin, others thick or big-boned, but most people are somewhere in between. "Australian" is a location, so that doesn't help either, as many different types of bodies are in Australia. BMI is helpful if a person is of average musculature. If very muscular, a perfectly fine person will have a high BMI. ...Read more

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What is the average weight for a 14 year old 5'1" female, and a dancer? Also what is the healthiest, best and quickest way to get abs at my age?

What is the average weight for a 14 year old 5'1" female, and a dancer? 
Also what is the healthiest, best and quickest way to get abs at my age?

Average 110 pounds: Average weight in the US for a 5'1" 14-year-old girl is 110 pounds. Many dancers try to keep their weight too low. Please avoid this as it can cause serious long-term health problems that will interfere with your dancing and other important things in your life. The only safe and effective way to increase definition of muscle is by exercising the muscles. Supplements and gadgets aren't helpful. ...Read more

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What is a good iron level for a 19 year old female ?

What is a good iron level for a 19 year old female ?

Depends on the lab: Not to skirt your question, but normal ranges will vary depending on the reporting laboratory. Normal ferritin (iron) ranges are generally a little higher for men than women. Normal hemoglobin ranges are more standardized and can be a reflection of normal iron stores. In adult women, a normal hemoglobin is 12.0 to 15.5 grams per deciliter. ...Read more

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What's the best diet for a nineteen year- old?

What's the best diet for a nineteen year- old?

Well balanced diet: Include 1/4 as protein, 1/4 as carbohydrates, 1/4 as fruits, and 1/4 of the plate as vegetables. Eat. from each of the food groups, include whole grains, legumes, beans, chicken, meat, fish, dairy, eggs, etc. Try to stay away from fried foods, fatty foods, Try to avoid sugar drinks, and highly processed foods as they are lower in nutrients than fresh fruits and vegetables ...Read more

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What is a good, balanced diet for a 13 year old?

What is a good, balanced diet for a 13 year old?

2300 calories a day: Include 1/4 as protein, 1/4 as carbohydrates, 1/4 as fruits, and 1/4 of the plate as vegetables. Eat. from each of the food groups, include whole grains, legumes, beans, chicken, meat, fish, dairy, eggs, etc. Try to stay away from fried foods, fatty foods, Try to avoid sugar drinks, and highly processed foods as they are lower in nutrients than fresh fruits and vegetables ...Read more

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What is the best way for a 45 year old lady to lose weight?

What is the best way for a 45 year old lady to lose weight?

↑Activity ↓FoodCarbs: When starting, build activity slowly. Cut food quantities, esp. All carbs(sugars), including fruits. Go hf/lc. Sat. Fat healthy despite advised against by “authorities” for decades (& driving obesity). Study: nusi.Org, lustig, taubes, attia, enig, dietdoctor & videos: big fat lies, mcgovern's report, science for smart people, stossel debunking food myths, big fat fiasco, why we get fat, my answers. ...Read more

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What is the average/a healthy weight for a 17 year old female that is 5'10??

What is the average/a healthy weight for a 17 year old female that is 5'10??

Weight: We calculate weight by 100lbs for 5' and 5 lbs for every inch above that; so 150. However, 10% below and up to 20% above, is just cosmetic weight, not affecting your health. So 135-180lbs. ...Read more

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What is a good diet for a 70 year old male?

What is a good diet for a 70 year old male?

Balanced: For any age it should be balanced diet , to be very simple divide the plate to 1/4 sections and 1/4 breads or carbs , 1/4 protein or meats , 1/4 vegetables and 1/4 fruits. See the image. ...Read more