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how can i loose weight healthy?

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Dr. Christopher Dowd
Internal Medicine 20 years experience
Make it last: There is more than one way to loose weight, but in the end you want something that you can sustain over the long hall. Goals: small meals every 3-4 hrs, no skipping meals, make colorful veggies the main part of each meal, use lean meats & protein sources, avoid fast food & soda, greatly limit juice, drink mostly water, eat fish 2-3x/wk, and exercise 5x/wk. I'd start with 1 thing and gradually add another every week or two until you're doing all of them. Also, allow yourself a treat every so often (ie if you like chocolate have a small piece every week & be okay w/ that.).
Dr. Emil Shakov
Aesthetic Medicine 17 years experience
Set a goal: Calculate your bmr, current weight x 13 and subtract 500 (daily total calories) for every pound of weight you want to lose each week. Do a minimum of 20 minute duration exercise to increase your BMR for 48 hours. High protein low carb low fat diet and drink 64 oz water daily. Multivitamins and remove low glycemic index carbohydrates from diet.

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How can I loose weight quick an healthy?

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Eat fewer calories!: Helpful weight loss diets include natural foods that take time to chew but contain few calories. Examples include carrots, celery, and iceberg lettuce (without salad dressing). When shopping for fruits, buy small ones no bigger than a tennis ball, because fruits contain natural sugar. Drinks without calories include water and green tea. A calorie is a calorie, regardless of where it comes from.
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See Dr., and then...: Helpful weight loss diets have natural foods that take time to chew but contain few calories. Examples include carrots, celery, and iceberg lettuce (little/no salad dressing). When shopping for fruits, buy small ones no bigger than a tennis ball, because fruits have sugar. Drinks without calories include water and green tea. A calorie is a calorie, but surely avoid sugar & simple starch calories.
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What are some healthy tips on loosing weight?

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Dr. Warren Wolfe
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No easy tips: It's an age old problem. Losing weight takes into account your family history, your eating habits, your physical activity. There is no magic bullet or medicine. My advice is to consult with your physician for a weight loss program and to also consult with a dietician. Losing weight needs motivation for the long haul and when you reach your goal perseverance to keep up what you have learned.
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What are healthy snacks for trying to loose weight?

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Dr. Marc Neff
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Snacking weight gain: Snacking can be a very problematic process for individuals trying to loose weight. While it is perfectly natural to snack, sometimes we snack because the meal before wasn't very balanced for our particular dietary needs. The appetite that drives us to snack is telling us that we didn't eat enough 2-3 hrs earlier. For starters, eat slow, try fruits and vegetables. And control the snack portion size.
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What is a good healthy way to loose weight fast and how to keep myself motivated?

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Dr. Daniel Lebowitz
Anti-Aging Medicine 24 years experience
Cut sugar: Cut your sugar intake as much as possible to lose fat weight. Also eat small frequent meals instead of large meals. When you cut sugar you also will not be as hungry, so it will be easier to keep it up.

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