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How to control over weight?

How to control over weight?

Stop: All forms of sugar, sweeteners, pop (even diet) etc. Eat god made food only and drink pure water.. ...Read more

Dr. Lisa Saponaro
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Overweight (Definition)

Nearly two-thirds of the United States population is overweight. There are many ways to determine if a person is overweight, but experts believe that a person's body mass index (BMI) is the best way to assess an adult's weight in relation to their height. * A BMI between 18.5 and 24.9 is considered normal. * Adults with a BMI between 25 and 29.9 are considered overweight. There are exceptions. For example, an athlete may have a higher BMI but not be overweight. * Adults with a BMI greater than 30 are considered obese. * Adults with a BMI greater than or equal to 40 are considered extremely obese. * Anyone more than 100 pounds overweight is considered morbidly obese. A person with a high BMI may have a normal amount of body fat is they have ...Read more


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I'm over weight and need help?

I'm over weight and need help?

Multi-prong: (1)Moderation in food intake cutting down on carb. Don't eat out too often. No sugar drinks. (2)Moderation in exercise, 3-4x week x60mins including aerobic and weight training. (3)Walk whenever you can (get a pedometer). Make sure to check with doctor to rule out medical causes for your weight. Fad diets cannot maintain the weight loss in the long term. It will not be easy but doable. ...Read more

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Am I over weight (192.9) for my age (39)?

Am I over weight (192.9) for my age (39)?

Yes: Idesl weight is more related to height and sex than age. While true that most people get bigger as they age...Acceptable or ideal body weight is based on bmi...Body mass index which does not consider age in its determination. ...Read more

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I am 16, 5'5" and 145 pounds. Am i over weight?

I am 16, 5'5" and 145 pounds. Am i over weight?

Weight: No. You are fine at that weight. You should still try to eat healthy and exercise just to stay healthy. ...Read more

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I'm over weight person. I want loos weight quick?

I'm over weight person. I want loos weight quick?

Weight reduction: The best approach is to have at least one consultation with a registered dietitian at your local hospital. She/he will determine your ideal weight, critique your current eating habits and outline a personal diet with the proper amount of daily calories taking into consideration your level of physical activity. This causes gradual loss of fat and avoids crash dieting which doesn't last. ...Read more

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I am 5'5 and weigh 150lbs. Is this overweight and what is the recommended weight?

I am 5'5 and weigh 150lbs. Is this overweight and what  is the recommended weight?

On the border: A height of 5'5" and weight of 150 pounds gives you a bmi of 25. Bmi, or body mass index, is the accepted way of determining whether a person is overweight or obese. A bmi of 18.5 to 24.9 is considered a normal bmi, whereas a bmi of 25-29.9 is considered overweight. So, 25 puts you right on the border between normal weight and overweight. The proper weight based on bmi should be 114-149 pounds. ...Read more

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Can over weight cause headaches?

Can over weight cause headaches?

Many causes: Headaches could be coming from tension, eye strain, tooth grinding, dehydration, lack of sleep/poor sleep, skipping meals, stress, sleep apnea/snoring (which can happen more often when you are overweight), or chronic sinus problems. ...Read more

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Im 18. And i weigh 65 kgs. Is it over weight?

Your height?: To assess bmi (body mass index), height information should be available. Bmi over 85 percentile for age and gender indicates overweight, . ...Read more

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Have you suggested bios slim to over weight patients?

Have you suggested bios slim to over weight patients?

I have not : I haven't and it appears to be a marketed supplement. Supplements are not regulated by the fda so use caution & consult with your physician. ...Read more