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I have been working out and eating right for four months without any results (weight loss) I don't know why?

I have been working out and eating right for four months without any results (weight loss) I don't know why?

You can help build: Muscle w/protein and burn fat w/exercise. Exercise will also help you to build muscle because we tear muscle fibers apart when exercising and when the grow back together they create more muscle mass. Peace and good health. Weight may not change much but fat will now be muscle--healthier and more attractive. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Losing Weight (Definition)

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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Ultimate weight loss plan for losing 35 pounds in 7 months?

Ultimate weight loss plan for losing 35 pounds in 7 months?

Difficult: To lose 35 pounds in 7 mos, at 3500 calories to the pound, you would have to burn off 625 calories a day that you didn't take in. That very very difficult for most people. That's eating a lot less or increasing your activity by more than 6 miles of walking/day. ...Read more

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Is it ok to eat salad everyday for all 3 meals for a month or more? As a weight loss plan

Is it ok to eat salad everyday for all 3 meals for a month or more? As a weight loss plan

Absolutely: It's a great thing! salads are very healthy, packed with nutritious minerals and vitamins and a great approach for weight loss. ...Read more

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There were six months gap in my period. It started again four days ago. The flow is heaviest heavy I would say. But I noticed I had a drastic weight loss in such a few days. Given that I have stopped exercising and eating lots more than usual. Is it norma

There were six months gap in my period. It started again four days ago. The flow is heaviest heavy I would say. But I noticed I had a drastic weight loss in such a few days. Given that I have stopped exercising and eating lots more than usual. Is it norma

Not normal : Several cause. You can wait and see if your periods resume normally in next 2-3 months. If not look for cause which could be female hormonal low thyroid or may be PCOS. Have gynecologist evaluate you. At your age it is not normal to miss periods for 6 months ...Read more

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I haven't had my period for four months,hair loss,weight loss,fatigue,5-8 hrs a night,pimples.use to exercise 2+hrs a day. now i don't&am a hclf vegan?

I haven't had my period for four months,hair loss,weight loss,fatigue,5-8 hrs a night,pimples.use to exercise 2+hrs a day. now i don't&am a hclf vegan?

HCLF Vegan: The HCLF Vegan or fruitarian diet is a very extreme diet. I worry about you having an eating disorder and you may be missing important dietary nutriments. I am worried you are becoming malnourished. You need to stop that diet and see your doctor right away. You need a good medical workup including blood work and possibly X-rays. ...Read more

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I am on a weight loss plan but all I lost was muscle how is that possible in two months? No working out just diet. Ate a lot of chicken.

I am on a weight loss plan but all I lost was muscle how is that possible in two months? No working out just diet. Ate a lot of chicken.

Muscle loss: If you have time I strongly recommend you go to a local training program where you will get back your muscle and enjoy your improvement. Your friends will be jealous and you will point them in the right direction to improve their physical fitness. ...Read more

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I am 5'4 and 160lbs. I plan to lose 40 lbs to be at a healthy weight, will this cause me to have loose skin after the weight loss?

I am 5'4 and 160lbs. I plan to lose 40 lbs to be at a healthy weight, will this cause me to have loose skin after the weight loss?

I wouldn't worry. : Genetics plays a big part. Impossible to know for sure but you don't have that much to shrink ,so don't worry about it. The important thing is to lose the weight 1st,for your healths sake. I'm sure you will be happy with the way you look minus 40 lbs. Good luck. ...Read more

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Please describe a good weight loss plan for me?

Weight loss: Eat healthfully ; be physically active. Aim for 7.5 to 8 hrs of sleep / night. Hydrate w at least 64 oz of water / day. Calories burned must > calories consumed.You can mix ; match different kinds of physical exercise. This site helps determine calories burned for > 100 activities: http://www.Prohealth.Com/weightloss/tools/exercise/calculator1_2.Cfm. ...Read more

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Dr. James Dukelow
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Lose Weight (Definition)

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