Five days ago I started on Slim Fast as a substitute for just one meal a day.

Five days ago I started on Slim Fast as a substitute for just 1 meal a day. I drink it in place of lunch and eat a light breakfast, a sensible dinner, with no desserts and low-fat cooking. I've already lost 5 pounds. I've started "lap-walking" at our local mall, too. Yesterday I noticed a...

We have been eating 1200 to 1500 calories a day for 2 months and have lost less than 5 pounds.

We have tried your Healthy Body Calculator that tells us we can eat about 1700 to 1900 calories a day and still lose 2 pounds a week. We have been eating 1,200 to 1,500 a day for 2 months and have only lost less than 5 pounds. We exercise every day! We drink 72 to...

I need to lose about 100 pounds. Do you have a dietitian you could recommend?

I just wanted to thank you for the Healthy Body profile. I just thought that was the neatest! Do you have a dietitian you could recommend in Memphis, TN? I need to lose about 100 pounds! Thanks again! Thanks for the feedback. Makes the time I spent designing the Healthy Body Calculator® worthwhile. Go to the...

Your calculator says I’m overweight after losing 60 pounds yet am where my doctor says I should be.

I just filled out your Healthy Body Calculator® form and have a problem. You say I'm overweight, even though I have lost 60 pounds in the past year and am right where my doctor says I should be! I'm confused. How can both of you say different things? I've run into this several times...

I am doing a research paper on weight loss alternatives.

I am currently a first-year dietetics student and I am doing a research paper on weight loss alternatives. My research paper also includes doing a display board with a purpose, hypothesis, procedure, results, and conclusion. I am focusing on Gastroplasty and Phen Phen and what their nutritional effects are, but being that they are...

How many calories would I have to burn to lose 1 pound a week?

I searched your Q&A. If I keep my eating habits close to where they are now, how many calories would I have to burn to lose 1 pound a week? For example, if an exercise burns 600 calories, how many hours would I have to work to lose 1 pound. One pound due to...

When I’m trying to lose weight, I couldn’t have more than 30 grams of fat a day.

I found your website from "3 fat chicks on a diet". Ask the Dietitian® website is so informational I didn't know anything like this even existed. Thank you! First of all, I'm 33 years old, 5 feet 6 inches and weigh 290 pounds. I know I need to lose weight, so I have made my...

Is there software that will convert recipes into the dietary exchanges so that I can modify recipes?

My wife would like to follow the Weight Watchers Program which she has used before. She claims it is the only program that will work for her. I enjoy preparing our meals and would like her to feel comfortable eating what I prepare. Is there software out there that will convert regular recipes into...

I followed the calories calculated for me and have gained 5 pounds.

I have faithfully followed the calorie counts calculated by your Healthy Body Calculator® for the past 1 1/2 months and I have gained 5 pounds. I had asked your calculator to calculate how many calories I needed to lose 2 pounds a week. I have been extremely careful about what I have been eating...

I had a daughter 3 yeas ago, gained about 60 pounds, and just can’t lose the last 20.

I had a daughter 3 years ago. I gained about 60 pounds while pregnant. I dropped 40 of those pounds, but I just can't seem to lose the last 20. Before her, I weighed 125 pounds. I now weigh around 143 pounds. I have kept this weight pretty constant over that 3 year period...

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