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Can I lose weight effectively by eating healthy and minimal exercise or do I need to exercise regularly?

Can I lose weight effectively by eating healthy and minimal exercise or do I need to exercise regularly?

Yes & No; Depends on: what & how much eaten. We continuously tear down the vehicle (body) we are driving, thus body mass always decreases if not eating enough to replace what is lost. Exercise & muscle building ?es turnover, again depending on quantity/type/frequency (optimally part of daily routine). Dietary fats least, protein moreso, carbs most stored as body fat. Weigh, to 0.1 lb, 1st thing after up & toilet daily. ...Read more

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Dr. Pam Yoder
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Healthy Diet (Definition)

Pregnant women should eat a balanced, nutritional diet and increase their calorie intake to meet the needs of the developing fetus and their changing bodies. Eating a range of wholesome and nutritious foods during pregnancy is one of the most important things that women can do to ensure the normal development and growth of the fetus, and it can help to prevent prematurity and low birth weight. For the mother, good nutrition helps to prevent anemia, ...Read more


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What are the social benefits of eating healthy?

What are the social benefits of eating healthy?

Obesity: Unfortunately, obesity is not only unhealthy but it is frowned upon by many in the public. The best thing for you to do is to stay healthy with a good diet and regular exercise. It will go a long way in many aspects of your life. ...Read more

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What's the key to a healthy life apart from exercising and eating healthy food?

What's the key to a healthy life apart from exercising and eating healthy food?

No key: There isn't a single key that is great for all, but a universal truth includes maintaining a balance. Healthful eating of foods that lack processing and ingredients that you cannot pronounce along with a daily exercise program assists. The mind has to be nourished with new information, achievements and assisting others to be strong. Smile and laugh often and keep your mind limber and open. ...Read more

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How to loose wiegt with healthy diet?I need is a diet chart to loose five kgs un five days

Bad idea : One kg= 6, 600 cal.Average daily consumption of calories 2000+/-. It is physically impossible for you to loose 5 kg in five days without cutting off a leg. On a healthy diet you could loose 1-2 kg/month. A local dietition could help you identify ways to do this. ...Read more

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What to do if I'm on a healthy diet,but my weight increases?Every day plus 200 gramm.I'm 17 and eat five times per day.1200 calories.What is wrong?

What to do if I'm on a healthy diet,but my weight increases?Every day plus 200 gramm.I'm 17 and eat five times per day.1200 calories.What is wrong?

Calorie distribution: Mediterranean diet is ideal,similar to Salad/salmon diet Look up drhoffman.com for details. Ayurvedic medicine calls for eating more proteins with breakfast- take eggs,yogurt & nuts with breakfast & may take high proportion of carbs of the day at lunch.No big meal after 6PM.Add a lot of fresh veg & fruits. Exercise- walking,yoga ...Read more

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How does a healthy diet benefit someone's kidneys?

How does a healthy diet benefit someone's kidneys?

Prevent stones: A healthy diet that includes lots of hydration, can prevent kidney stones. A well balanced diet can prevent the deposition and precipitation of stones in the kidney. Hydration is important to keep the crystals from precipitating ...Read more

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Other than maintaining a healthy weight, what are the benefits of a balanced and healthy diet?

Other than maintaining a healthy weight, what are the benefits of a balanced and healthy diet?

Overall well-being: A balanced and healthy diet will make you feel better, more energetic in addition to helping balance your weight better. It will help your whole body be healthier. ...Read more

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How does a healthy diet benefit someone's lungs?

How does a healthy diet benefit someone's lungs?

Nutrients: A healthy diet is high in nutrients that helps with tissue repair. It also helps the lung to make new cells that are needed to clear the lungs of foreign debris. Overall function is improved through a diet high in nutrients that comes from a diet that is varied, well balanced, preferably containing all food groups. Vegetables in particular are high in nutrients and low in calories. ...Read more

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How does a healthy diet benefit someone's muscles?

How does a healthy diet benefit someone's muscles?

Need nutrients: In order for your muscles to contract and relax they need nutrients- such as sodium, potassium and calcium. A healthy diet should provide these and other nutrients that your muscles need to grow or to repair themselves. Adequate protein in the diet from a variety of sources helps muscles achieve these functions. ...Read more