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Want to lose weight?

Want to lose weight?

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 green lettuce (little or no salad dressing). When shopping for fruits, buy small ones no bigger than a tennis ball (fruits have sugar). Drinks without calories include water and green tea. A calorie is a calorie, but surely avoid sugar ; simple starch calories. ...Read more

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Dr. Eric Weisman
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Many people resolve to lose weight in the New Year for different reasons. For those who are overweight or obese, there are many health benefits to losing weight. It can help decrease your chances of developing diseases including diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure, osteoarthritis, and even certain types of cancer. Low-calorie diets combined with increased physical activity are thought to be most effective long term. The healthiest weight loss regimen, therefore, is one that consists of making lifestyle changes that incorporate a balanced diet ...Read more


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5'2, 19 & 141 lbs but I run & workout A LOT. I feel healthy &look fit, but in high school my doc said I had to stay at 125, do i need to lose weight?

5'2, 19 & 141 lbs but I run & workout A LOT. I feel healthy &look fit, but in high school my doc said I had to stay at 125, do i need to lose weight?

See answer: According to BMI charts you are 5 pounds overweight. A weight of 136 would give you a BMI of 24.9 . A BMI of 25-29.9 = overweight. **But if you are muscular from weight training you may not be overweight. Would need to check body fat content using calipers or electronic. Your physical fitness is a much better predictor of your overall health, in general,unless your BMI is 35 or more ...Read more

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Do i need to lose weight before i can have a mini tummy tuck? I’m about 40 lbs. Overweight. Do i need to lose weight before having a mini tummy tuck, or can I get one now? .

Do i need to lose weight before i can have a mini tummy tuck? I’m about 40 lbs. Overweight. Do i need to lose weight before having a mini tummy tuck, or can I get one now?

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If : If you are planning to lose 40 pounds, it is best to do so before having a tummy tuck, even a mini tummy tuck. This will enhance your results and could potentially make your surgery safer. ...Read more

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Whats the quickest way to lose weight, 15 lbs for example?

Whats the quickest way to lose weight, 15 lbs for example?

Weight loss: Eat a plant based diet and exercise daily in your target zone, a little breathy for at least 50 minutes.Best. ...Read more

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How to give yourself discipline to lose weight? Just a few (30) lbs needed.

How to give yourself discipline to lose weight? Just a few (30) lbs needed.

Make a plan: Start with a plan and do one thing new each week. Start with taking a multivitamin, vit d3 and calcium. Weigh yourself once a week upon rising. Eat protein with each meal. Exercise 20 minutes a day. 1st week drop out drinking any calories. The 2nd week drop out any foods that are white starch (white rice, potatoes, bread, pasta). The 3rd week decrease your portion sizes. 1-2-3 magic! ...Read more

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How do I lose weight? I am 5'5" tall and I am 182 lbs. I would like to be 165lbs

How do I lose weight? I am 5'5" tall and I am 182 lbs. I would like to be 165lbs

No big people food: Stop eating big people food. Wheat, sugar, potatoes, juice, soda, deep fried, hydrogenated oil, and artificial sweeteners. www.blatmanhealthandwellness.com ...Read more

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Went from 216.2lbs to 212.8 lbs in one day when sick. How do I lose weight so fast?

Went from 216.2lbs to 212.8 lbs in one day when sick. How do I lose weight so fast?

Let me explain: In general, your weight can fluctuate as much as five pounds throughout the course of the day. If you weight yourself at various points during the day, the number of the scale can differ anywhere from a few ounces to a few pounds. When you are sick it may be more especially of you having diarrhea and sweating. ...Read more

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How unhealthy is it to lose weight, like just 3-5 lbs, if at low end of healthy weight?

Depends on how: If you lose 3-5 pounds you most likely won't suffer too much but it depends how you lost it whether it will damage you in the long term. If you were starving yourself, or ignoring your body, that would be an unhealthy habit to sustain your life. If you were ill and you just couldn't eat for a few days, then you will regain the weight and it won't have a long term affect. ...Read more

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I am23 yr old, 4'10, used to be 95 lbs but am now 115lbs is this normal? How do I lose weight?

I am23 yr old, 4'10, used to be 95 lbs but am now 115lbs is this normal? How do I lose weight?

Healthy diet/Xercise: This is common due to the average american diet, which is very unhealthy. Sugars ; simple carbs from grains esp. Cause weight gain. It's wise to avoid fried foods. I like dr. Furhman's diet: http://bit.Ly/1dhw9ht dr. Weil has useful info: http://huff.To/19ygs8y- see his "discuss that" link in his article. Exercise is also important! it's also best to choose organic foods: http://bit.Ly/19xax7e. ...Read more