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by Denise Kennedy
Sat Jan 26, 2013 5:33 pm
Forum: exercise
Topic: joining a gym and diet to loose weight
Replies: 2
Views: 4630

Re: joining a gym and diet to loose weight

Hi chocolategirl, Well done on your weight loss so far. Dr James has given you some good advice, but just to add a little to this. In terms of calories, I would suggest that for your age, current weight (12st) and activity level a daily calorie aim of around 1600 - 1800 would be more realistic for y...
by Denise Kennedy
Sat Jan 26, 2013 5:18 pm
Forum: general
Topic: 4ft 7 tall, 12st12 weight and bmi 41.48
Replies: 3
Views: 5082

Re: 4ft 7 tall, 12st12 weight and bmi 41.48

Hi Mrs Smith, I completely agree with Dr James that you need to aim to lose weight slowly - this is much healthier and more sustainable. It is about re-educating yourself for the longer term rather than being "on a diet" per se. And to do this you will have to cut the calories - but you ca...
by Denise Kennedy
Sat Jan 26, 2013 5:05 pm
Forum: general
Topic: Hip to waist ratio and body fat percentage
Replies: 2
Views: 2841

Re: Hip to waist ratio and body fat percentage

Hi ellie - thanks for your question. Body fat percentage or hip to waist ratio are not measures that I use on a regular basis in NHS clinical practice, but there are guidelines on these measures. In general for a woman healthy body fat percentage is thought to be around 25 - 31%, but it does go up w...
by Denise Kennedy
Sun Jan 20, 2013 11:07 pm
Forum: diets & dieting
Topic: Evidence based information
Replies: 4
Views: 4106

Re: Evidence based information

Hi numberonesuperguy, This is a really big question and not one that is easily answered. I am also unclear about your starting point and what level of knowledge you currently have about nutrition and food, as this will influence where you should go to. In terms of weight loss it remains a fact that ...
by Denise Kennedy
Sun Jan 20, 2013 10:41 pm
Forum: diets & dieting
Topic: CALORIE INTAKE
Replies: 2
Views: 3018

Re: CALORIE INTAKE

Hi Miranda, Well done for getting in touch - you have made the first step on your weight loss journey. I don't know exactly what weight you are at present so I have made a few assumptions. You say you want to lose 9 stone. At 5'5" a weight of 68kg (or 10st 10lbs) would give you a healthy Body M...
by Denise Kennedy
Sat Jan 19, 2013 9:40 pm
Forum: diets & dieting
Topic: Weight loss at a standstill
Replies: 5
Views: 4715

Re: Weight loss at a standstill

Hi Jenny1 - WOW - how well have you done!! What you have acheived is fantastic and you should be incredibly proud of yourself. From your post I don't know what weight you are now, or what you BMI is. Often people who have been quite overweight find it really hard to achieve or maintain a BMI in what...
by Denise Kennedy
Sat Jan 19, 2013 9:20 pm
Forum: general
Topic: Zenical/Orlistat
Replies: 5
Views: 4949

Re: Zenical/Orlistat

Hi Cheryl, Further to the advice already given by you asked about how many calories to aim for. I would suggest that if you aim for 1500 - 1700 this should result in slow steady weight loss, without making you feel too hungry. Try to set yourself some goals to work towards. I would especially sugges...
by Denise Kennedy
Fri Jul 06, 2012 10:01 pm
Forum: Online clinic on skin cancer & sun safety - May/June/July 2012
Topic: Vitamin D
Replies: 4
Views: 6386

Re: Vitamin D

Thank you for your thoughts - most interesting. Denise
by Denise Kennedy
Thu Jun 28, 2012 8:19 am
Forum: Online clinic on skin cancer & sun safety - May/June/July 2012
Topic: Vitamin D
Replies: 4
Views: 6386

Re: Vitamin D

Many thanks for your response - I know these things are never simple. Can I just make a further comment - in that there are often comments (including on this forum) saying that there is no such thing as 'safe exposure to the sun'. This appears to directly contradict the advice on vitamin D and sun e...
by Denise Kennedy
Tue Jun 26, 2012 9:35 pm
Forum: type 1 diabetes
Topic: Puffy Eyes
Replies: 2
Views: 4314

Re: Puffy Eyes

Hi Moonshine, I think Maradie has given you some really fantastic advice. Yes diabetes is a bit of a pain, but the side effects of uncontrolled diabetes are even more of a pain. Your boyfriend is so young, and he still has his whole life ahread of him. I remember someone once saying to me that they ...
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