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What Should Be The Ideal Weight
You decide: "ideal weight" is subscience and entertainment. The latest studies show "overweight" living longer & being healthier. Calculate the bmi and the olympic sprint team is "underweight" and ultra-fit football linebackers "obese". Your best weight is what looks and feels right to you, while you're able to keep up with peers in the athletic activities you enjoy. ...Read more
Nutrition & Support: A healthy weight loss program will provide balanced nutrition along with support to keep you on program. You need to learn lifestyle changes that promote a healthy weight for a life time. The right program will help you gain health, not just lose weight. Eating small meals 6 times a day, low in fat, sugar and white starches, gradual exercise and plenty of water are key components. ...Read more
I want to reduce belly fat without reducing overall body weight. What excercise should be done? Or what food should be taken?
Abs N no sugar drink: Doing abdominal strengthening exercises will tone up the muscles under the fat (and make it appear to be less). But no exercise will reduce this fat preferentially. Likewise no special foods although recent work suggests sugar and fructose drinks can cause belly fat to accumulate preferentially. ...Read more
Why?: Pregnancy is not the time to think about a weight loss diet. You should be focusing on a healthy diet that will support you and the baby you are carrying. It is important to be conscious of the amount of weight you are gaining by watching the types of food you are eating and getting a healthy amount of physical activity. ...Read more
Don't over eat!: Just because every monsterously portioned food is available to you, and because every indulgent, calorie laden delicacy is right there in front of you, does not mean you are required to put all of it, in its entirety into your mouth! enjoy, but eat moderate amounts, and you won't gain too much. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What is the ideal number of days to use for a moving average of your weight to monitor weight loss?
Once a week: Due to changes in fluids, its best to weigh yourself once a week, at the same time of day, using the same scale, and wearing the same clothes. ...Read more
↓Amt ↓Nutrient, LCHF: For given quantity eaten, make most high-bulk/low nutrient value, e.g. Fresh lettuce, celery, cauliflower, broccoli, small amounts high fat dressing for flavor ok, mod. Protein/meat/nuts, etc., no carbs (bread, fruits, pasta, etc.). Wt. Naked am to 0.1 lb daily & record. Experiment/verify your choices working. Study: taubes, lustig, attia, eing, "stossel debunking food myths" dietdoctor, lchf. ...Read more
Weight loss: Caloric intake needs will vary based on age, gender, current weight, and daily activity amongst other things. To lose weight, one needs to eat fewer calories on a daily basis than one takes in. Increasing cardiovascular and resistance exercise and decreasing calories within a reasonable range while eating a healthy diet is an excellent way to lose weight. ...Read more
Diet & exercise: Make sure you exercise at least 30 minutes a day, don't skip meals, avoid soda, juice, dairy, alcohol and fried foods. Eat a healthy well balanced diet! also water, organic vegetable broth, green leafy vegetables, natural pickles, apples are great to fill you up so you dont feel hungry and they are very low in calories. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Roughly: Smack dab in middle is around 130 pounds with up to about 143 if on the muscular side and down to about 117 if quite slender. ...Read more
If you're a healthy BMI when you get pregnant but gain pregnancy weight and it causes your BMI to be in the overweight randge, is that unhealthy?
It depends/unlikely,: This depends on how much weight is gained during pregnancy. The average woman is expected to gain about 25 pounds during pregnancy and would likely still be overweight after it. So it's normal to be overweight in pregnancy. However, if the BMI was high normal before pregnancy it might be smart to have a diet and exercise program after the pregnancy. Best of luck. ...Read more
I need to gain weight, what food and excercise should be taken and how much?And i don't want to get the weight accumulated at belly, what should be done?
You can't: Predetermine fat distribution. Eat healthy high calorie foods. Eat 6 meals/day. Work on strength training to build your large muscle groups. Workout w heavier weights w fewer repetitions. Sleep at least 8 to 9 hrs/night. Hydrate well w water. Foods to help w healthy weight gain: almonds, cashews, pecans, sunflower seeds, flax seeds, walnuts, hummus, avocados, granola, trail mix, dried fruits, . ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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