What's Wrong With Dr. Phil's Food Plan? by Dale Reynolds
... Your body needs a certain number of calories to sustain normal functions like pumping blood, breathing, and digesting food (called your basal metabolic rate, or BMR.) This need actually depends on your current weight. The heavier you are, the more calories your body needs just to function, even at rest. There are several websites to visit for a BMR calculator and more information on this subject. You also burn calories during exercise; your adjusted caloric needs including your activity ...
Weight Loss Truths - Calorie Restriction is the Key to Weight Loss Success by W.S. Evans
... This is the only way that the human body can body fat. A caloric deficit must be established so stored energy (body fat) can be burned to keep us alive. How is a calorie deficit achieved? The simplest answer is to eat a fewer number of calories then it takes to fuel your basal metabolic rate. The BMR (basal metabolic rate) is the measure of energy a person needs to subsist. People can figure out their BMR by using any of the numerous BMR calculators that can be found online.
Evaluating Fertility by Mel Ng
... And therefore, if you record your basal body temperature on a chart on the onset of menstruation and note the temperature fluctuations throughout the period of the menstrual cycle, you can get a fair assessment of the timing of your ovulation. A rise of about 0.5 degrees in temperature on or about fourteen days in the cycle would suggest that ovulation has occurred. Blood tests to determine ovulation are expensive and inconvenient. You can, however, opt for the ovulation predictor kits that ...
Are you Bulking or Cutting by Zach Bashore
... The use of steroids allow for fat loss and muscle gain at the same time but should only be used by experienced trainee`s who know how to properly bulk and cut without the use of them. You need to decide what you want to do with your body right now. Do you carry around to much fat, are you to skinny, to small in the upper body? All of these factors determine what you decide to do with yourself. You are the only one responsible for the results you recieve. Until next time, later.
Weight Loss Using BMI And BMR by Glen D. Williams
... BMR-Basal Metabolic Rate: Your BMR is basically, the number of calories your body needs to maintain its current weight. Like the BMI, it's an approximation. If you're an athlete, for instance, you'll need many more potatoes need less, but then, couch potatoes don't read this far into a health article. To get your BMR, simply enter your sex, age and weight into a Calculator (see BMR Calorie Burning Calculator below). The number you get out is the number of calories you need to maintain ...
The Diet Demons by Deborah Caruana
... First we need to understand body composition (the % of body fat vs. lean mass) in relation to your body weight. Here are some general guidelines and ranges for body fat. For women, the range up to age 30 is 14 to 21%, from 30 to 50 it is 15 to 23% and from 50 up it is 16 to 25%. Again, it is desirable to be below the upper limit, and a woman near the lower limit would be lean. For men up to about age 30, 9 to 15 % is a good range. From age 30 to 50, 11 to 17% is a good range and from age 50 ...
A Teen Pregnancy Can be a Crisis by Valerie Giles
... A pregnancy web site can reveal first month symptom of pregnancy, earliest possible sign of pregnancy and very early sign of pregnancy with the top ten pregnancy signs being:
basal body temperature remaining high,
sensitivity to odors,
nausea (feeling like you donít want to eat or keep any food down) and vomiting,
implantation bleeding (easily mistaken for a regular period) or cramping,
tender swollen breasts,
fatigue (waking up ...
Seven Crucial Steps for Long Term Weight Loss by John Tiniakos
... Increases lean body mass (muscle) while reducing body fat - improving body composition and therefore improving physical appearance. 12. Improves self esteem. 13. Causes a natural tendency to be more conscious about eating healthier and therefore may improve a personís diet. 14. Strengthens the musculoskeletal system protecting the body from unexpected physical shock. 15. Strengthens the bodyís immune system and therefore slows down the aging process.