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How i could loss my weight?

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Dr. Holly Barth
Dr. Holly Barthanswered
General Practice 9 years experience
Diet and Exercise: The goal is to burn more calories than you consume. Watch your diet-eliminate junk food and don't over eat. Consider liquids as well-soda, alcohol, etc contains a lot of calories. Exercise multiple times a week. If you find an activity you really enjoy you'll be more likely to engage in that activity. Avoid fad diets that could prevent you from getting adequate nutrition. Make healthy choices!
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Losing weight: To lose weight insure that calories burned > calories consumed. Drink at least 8 - 8 oz glasses of water per day. Try for 8 hours of sleep/night. Aim for at least 5 servings of vegetables & 4 servings of fruit per day. Use whole grain when possible. Avoid sodas, alcohol & junk carbohydrates. Get in a good mix of aerobic & weight lifting exercises.
Dr. Dan Fisher
Internal Medicine 27 years experience
Eat less + exercise: Exercise to aerobic capacity for 30 minutes five days or more every week. Eat a healthy calorically restricted diet. Repeat until desired weight and level of fitness is achieved.
Dr. Arthur Ciaramicoli
Clinical Psychology 45 years experience
Weight loss: Eat a plant based diet similar to the mediterranean diet, exercise aerobically 4 to 6 times a week in your target zone, being a little breathy. Do weight resistance two to three times a week, get 7 to 8 hours sleep per night and remember to have fun to reduce stress and inflammation. Best.
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Weight: To lose weight, you need a calorie deficit. You can achieve this calorie deficit by eating less (taking fewer calories from food) and doing more physical activity (burning up more calories) .There are 3,500 calories in 1 lb (0.45 kg) of fat. So cutting down calories by 500 calories each day can result in a 1 lb weight loss in 1week. http://patient.info/health/weight-reduction-how-to-lose-weight
Dr. Carmen Kavali
Plastic Surgery 25 years experience
Simple...: Eat less and exercise more. If only it were as simple to do as it is to say:).
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
To lose weight.....: To lose weight insure that calories burned > calories consumed. Drink at least 8 - 8 oz glasses of water per day. Try for 8 hours of sleep/night. Aim for at least 5 servings of vegetables & 4 servings of fruit per day. Use whole grain when possible. Avoid sodas, alcohol & junk carbohydrates. Get in a good mix of aerobic & weight lifting exercises.
Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 33 years experience
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 leafy lettuce (little or 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.
Dr. Matt Wachsman
Internal Medicine 36 years experience
Eat less, exercise: more. Counting calories... but mainly seeing where you are messing up. Might be helpful http://www.amazon.com/dp/0692496157/ It is like an addiction, and we tend to eat on the basis of triggers like boredom, anger, habit... cannot say in your particular case.
Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 33 years experience
Avoid carbs. See Dr.: Helpful weight loss diets have natural foods that take time to chew but contain few calories. Examples include carrots, celery, and leafy lettuce (little or 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.
Dr. Matt Wachsman
Internal Medicine 36 years experience
Eat less, exercise: more. Counting calories... but mainly seeing where you are messing up. Might be helpful http://www.amazon.com/dp/0692496157/ It is like an addiction, and we tend to eat on the basis of triggers like boredom, anger, habit... cannot say in your particular case.
Dr. Dean Giannone
Internal Medicine 25 years experience
Just be sensible.: The real key to weight loss is to just watch the size of your portions at meals, eat healthy, and exercise regularly. There's no radical diet or exercise plan or pill that will magically give you meaningful and sustained weight loss. The ol' fashioned way is still be best way to lose weight for the long term.
Dr. Julie Abbott
Preventive Medicine 45 years experience
Focus on healthy: eating and exercise. You don't give me your current weight, height or age but most adults could eat 1600-1800 kcal/day emphasizing vegetables, fruit, healthy protein and grains. Choose 5+ servings of fruit and vegetables daily, and 3-5 servings of whole grain. Protein serving size is a deck of cards: 2-4/day. Then exercise--burn 500 cal at least 5 days a week. You'll get there--1 to 1 1/2 lbs/week
Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 33 years experience
Avoid carbs. See Dr.: Helpful weight loss diets have natural foods that take time to chew but contain few calories. Examples include carrots, celery, and leafy lettuce (little or 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.
Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 33 years experience
Healthy but heavy?: Helpful weight loss diets have natural foods that take time to chew but contain few calories. Examples include carrots, celery, and leafy lettuce (little or 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.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Losing weight: To lose weight insure that calories burned > calories consumed. Drink at least 8 - 8 oz glasses of water per day. Try for 8 hours of sleep/night. Aim for at least 5 servings of vegetables & 4 servings of fruit per day. Use whole grain when possible. Avoid sodas, alcohol & junk carbohydrates. Get in a good mix of aerobic & weight lifting exercises.
Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 33 years experience
Lose wt. naturally: Successful weight loss requires that a person stick to a plan for months. The person must be happy with the foods he gets to eat (so severe calorie restriction is a bad idea). He can cut down on calories enough to lose 1-2 pounds a week, and will be more likely to stay with that modest type of plan. One-two pounds a week is 6 pounds a month. Don't need pills nor supplements, but exercise is great!
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Lose weight: To lose weight insure that calories burned > calories consumed. Drink at least 8 - 8 oz glasses of water per day. Try for 8 hours of sleep/night. Aim for at least 5 servings of vegetables & 4 servings of fruit per day. Use whole grain when possible. Avoid sodas, alcohol & junk carbohydrates. Get in a good mix of aerobic & weight lifting exercises.

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I would like to loss weight?

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Dr. David Voran
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Truth: This may sound glib, but the answer is to eat right. Read "Deep Nutrition" by Dr Shanahan along with "Forks over knives" by T. Colin Campbell and anything by Robert Lustig and Michael Pollan
Dr. Krishna Kumar
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T lose weight - have balanced diet, daily exercise and learn to deal with stresses of Life- "It is Not what you eat It is What is eating You!
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What should I eat to loss weight?

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Dr. David Wyatt
Family Medicine 26 years experience
Better foods: Lower calories are key... Along with higher lean protein and smaller meals of lower carb - not necessarily no carbs, and lower fat. There are websites to calculate your basal metabolic calorie burn.. Take that and subtract 1000 calories and this is what you should eat to lose around 1-2 #s a week.. Especially if increasing interval aerobic exercise and strength training 3-5 xs a wk - 30-45mins.
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A 51-year-old female asked:

Why can't i loss weight?

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Dr. Milroy Samuel
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Hmmm: You may have several issues. One could be diet, lack of exercise or a medical reason. Please have a thorough medical evaluation including thyroid
A 24-year-old member asked:

How to loss weight and keep it off?

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Dr. Joseph Kuhn
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Eat veggies. No fat: If only 20-60 pounds to lose, then focus on veggies, protein, and exercise. If more than 70 pounds, you will likely need to consider bariatric surgery. Either way, you need a long term transformation in the way you see food. Learn to love healthy food. Learn to be disgusted with greasy food and sugary food.
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What should I do to loss weight healthyly?

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Dr. Andrew Oswari
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Diet and exercise: A low carbohydrate diet and more vegetables can help fill you with lower calories. There is a free app called "lose it" that can help calculate how many calories you should each day in order to lose 2 lbs per week. Enter your foods and calculate your calories. Knowledge is power.

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