Nutrition & Dieting/Weight Loss

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Question
Current Physique
Current Physique  
Is it time for me to consider losing weight?

Age:22
Height:5'7
Weight 230lbs
Waistline:38 inches

It could be a little denial but I don't think my stats are that bad.

Answer
Hi,  this is a personal question and one of health related concerns.  From a physique perspective I cannot answer that for you.  I do not make judgement calls about anyone from outside appearances.  From a health related point of view you currently are considerably overweight based on your height.  I would suggest getting a medical evaluation and check to see if you have any weight related medical issues.  Excess weight can lead to heart disease and diabetes.  Health and well being should be your number one priority.

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Stacy Ostrager, M.A.,M.S.

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I am qualified to answer your questions on nutrition, medical nutrition therapy, disease management,obesity and obesity related issues. I am experienced with nutrition aspect of managing the following: Celiac disease, lactose intolerance, pregnancy, allergies, IBS, diabetes, heart disease, fitness, wellness, healthy cooking, and many more.

Experience

Over 20 years in premier hospitals, consulting and private counseling practice for nutrition.

Organizations
New York State Dietetic Association, Long Island Dietetic Association, Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Center for Science of Public Interest

Education/Credentials
Masters of Healthcare Administration from Hofstra University (Hempstead, N.Y.) 1999 Masters of Science in Nutrition from Eastern Michigan University (Ypslanti, M.I.) 2012 Bachelor of Science in Healthcare Administration from Ithaca College (Ithaca, N.Y) 1994

Past/Present Clients
NYU Medical Center, Long Island Jewish Medical Center

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