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Is it possible to lose weight without exercise?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Some basics.: Drink at least 8 - 8 ounce glasses of water per day. Eat foods with high fiber content. 5 servings of veggies and 4 servings of fruit per day. Stay away from junk food, sodas and alcohol. Insure that calories burned exceed calories consumed.

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A 38-year-old member asked:

Can there be a way to lose weight without exercise?

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Dr. Mark Galland
Orthopedic Surgery 32 years experience
Daily activities: Make your daily activities more difficult - take the stairs, park further away, bike/ walk to work/ store, sit on a swiss ball/ at your desk and stand up every time you answer the phone, or lunge/ hop/ jump from place to place in your house. Things like these may seem small and silly, but the increased calorie burn can add up over time. Don't forget a healthy diet!
A 36-year-old member asked:

Can it be possible for you to only lose weight if you sweat during exercise?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
No: You don't have to have readily observable sweat to burn calories.
A member asked:

I'd like to lose weight without exercise?

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Dr. Bernard Seif
Clinical Psychology 40 years experience
Food is: medicine. Exercise is very healthful also. Please see doc and ask about a low carb higher protein food plan. If your doc is ok w/that for you, it can put your body into ketosis, which is fat burning rather than sugar burning. Keep moving, even if it isn't formal exercise. a brisk walk daily helps a lot. Peace and good health.
A 38-year-old member asked:

How to lose weight without exercise or doing sports?

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Dr. Martin Fried
General Practice 36 years experience
Eat healthy,eat less: To lose a pound a week, eat 500 calories less a day than you regularly eat. This can be accomplished by increasing your consumption of fresh fruits and vegetables to 5-7 servings a day. Have at least two servings of fruits and vegetables at each meals, and vegetables generally have less calories than fruit.
A 31-year-old member asked:

How can I lose weight without exercise?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
By insuring that: calories burned must > calories consumed. Eat healthfully & be physically active. Aim for 7.5 to 8 hrs of sleep / night. Hydrate w at least 64 oz of water / day. If you are physically able to exercise -would really encourage it.

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