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Blood Balance Formula

by Regina Fancy (2020-03-07)

The Metropolitan Life Insurance Company publishes Blood Balance Formula Review tables that give normal weight for height for men and women. Once you have found your normal weight, see how many calories you need to maintain that weight. The Mayo Clinic has an on-line calculator that will tell you the number of calories you need to maintain your present weight, given your age and activity level. Once you know what you need for maintenance, you can subtract calories for weight loss. A woman 35 years old, 5'5", weighing 200 lbs, with light activity, would need 1850 calories to maintain her weight. If she were to lower her calorie intake to 1000 calories per day, with the same activity level, she would lose almost 2 lbs per week. A man 5'9", weighing 200 lbs, with light activity, would need 2600 calories per day to maintain his weight. If he decreased his calorie intake to 1500 calories per day, he would lose almost 3 lbs per week.Of course, your calorie intake is not the only consideration. A thousand calories worth of donuts might result in weight loss, but it won't provide much in the way of nutrients. Fruits, vegetables, whole grains, nuts, legumes and non-fat milk with plenty of variety and adequate calories provide vitamins and minerals needed to maintain a healthy body.Another cause of type 2 diabetes is a sedentary lifestyle. The benefits of exercise in preventing type 2 diabetes are twofold. Exercise helps to use up calories, aiding in maintaining a healthy weight. Activity also increases insulin sensitivity, or the ability of insulin to enter certain cells, such as muscle cells. When muscle cells are regularly used, sugar entering your blood goes straight to those muscle cells.