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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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I'd like help accomplishing my health goals in 2015: Losing Weight, Asthma, Asthma in adults, Eating a Healthy Diet?

I'd like help accomplishing my health goals in 2015: Losing Weight, Asthma, Asthma in adults, Eating a Healthy Diet?

Eating healthy: try and make all your meals from scratch. Know what a serving size is for what you eat. Avoid temptation by not buying non nutritional food. Do some form of a work out daily. Calorie count and weekly weigh ins to help your progress. ...Read more

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Are there any side effects to taking vitafusion multivites (gummies for adults)..? I'm also eating healthy&drinking plenty of water+exercising more

Are there any side effects to taking vitafusion multivites (gummies for adults)..?  I'm also eating healthy&drinking plenty of water+exercising more

No need: If you are eating a healthy balanced diet, there is no need for extra vitamins. Most of these extra vitamins get excreted in your stool and urine. As far as side effects, the most common would be upset stomach. Overall, these vitamins are not going to hurt you, but you also don't need to take them. ...Read more

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I'm planning on eating healthy, how?

I'm planning on eating healthy, how?

F, V, L, WG, M, D: Eat from all foods, such as fruits, vegetables, legumes, whole grains, meat, chicken, fish, dairy, seeds, nuts. Try to get 5-7 servings of fresh fruits and vegetables a day. Eat in moderation, use portion control to avoid overeating. Try to use healthy unsaturated fats over saturated fats. Eat within your calorie range for your age, weight, height and level of activity. Good Health to you ...Read more

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Is eating healthy to exercise imporant?

Is eating healthy to exercise imporant?

Yes: your body runs on carbohydrates and sugars. Its important to eat the right type of carbohydrates to get the peak benefit from your exercise. Its also important when to eat and to hydrate yourself adequately. ...Read more

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How to even begin to start eating healthy?

Eating healthy: Drink at least 8 - 8 oz glasses of water/day & 5 servings of veggies & 4 servings of fruit per/day. Eat whole grain. Avoid sodas, alcohol & junk carbohydrates. ...Read more

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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 can be done to shed pounds eating healthy?

Slowly: A sign you are actually losing fat weight is 1-2 pounds per week tops. More is a sign you are merely losing water and/or lean muscle mass - probably not what you want to loose when you are trying to lose weight. ...Read more

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