Whould U Consider Being 5.7 And Weighing 105 Pounds In A Calorie Diet Of 850 And Exercise Is And Eating Disorder

What You Describe Is A Very
janurse427 – 12/24/2010 – 07:29

What you describe is a very dangerous situation, and one that does indicate strongly of an eating disorder. Please see a doctor and look into getting professional eating disorder help.
Eating disorders are fatal diseases, and the longer one waits to get help, the harder recovery is, and the longer it is likely to take.
Please seek help!


It’s Been About 2 Months From
jenjen – 02/06/2011 – 18:21

It’s been about 2 months from when you posted this, but this caught my attention and I just wanted to tell you that what you just described is very serious and I’m concerned about your health (I got an account just to tell you this).

I’m a college student studying nutrition, I’m 105 pounds and only 5″4 and my BMI is considered almost underweight so you are not only underweight, you are in a dangerous health zone.

I also exercise about 5 days a week for an hour at a time and eat about 2000-2300 calories which keeps me at 105 pounds. But you are eating only 850 calories and exercise…

850 calories doesn’t even meet your basal metabolic rate needs for someone of your height let alone exercise on top of that.

I completely agree with janurse427- it would be best if you talked to someone about your calorie intake and got some help.

I noticed your name mentioned being in track- when your calorie intake doesn’t meet your requirements, what occurs is negative energy balance= you loose weight. When there isn’t enough calories, your body is forced to find other sources often making incomplete ketones from protein and fat in the body breaking down your muscles which will deteriorate the quality of your workouts and performance in sports.

Athletes need more calories than normal sedementary people. The average person needs a ratio of at least 45-65% of their diet from carbohydrates, 20-35% from fat and 15-20% from protein. This is enough to get the right amounts of vitamins, minerals and energy to function to your fullest.

A person normally needs about at least 1200-1500 calories just to maintain their body weight without exercise so your amount is just not enough.

If you are only 105 pounds you don’t need to worry about being too fat or something because you definitely are not. You could probably gain a few pounds and still be perfectly fine.

If you want to ever talk to someone about eating disorders or anything, feel free to leave me a message.

I Would Just Like To Should
melissa_b – 02/06/2011 – 20:53

I would just like to should go talk to your doctor. Knowing from experience, I am concerned for you. Ironically enough I am 5’6″ and weigh about 104. I am currently seeking treatment for an eating disorder. Obviously I am not a doctor, but I have been struggling with this for over 4 years. Please seek help. I waited Because I was in denial for so long, now I am underweight and unable to participate in competitive athletics because of loss of strength. Don’t Wait to seek help!

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