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What is a good weight loss program?

What is a good weight loss program?

Permanent change: Weight loss cannot be achieved in the long run without long term adjustments. Programs that make it all about 1 single thing (low fat) are usually not multidimensional approaches. A permanent lifestyle change is far more valuable in the long run (not being sedentary, changing how you eat, when and what you eat, etc). A good weight loss program is by definition personalized to you . ...Read more

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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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What is a good weight loss program?

What is a good weight loss program?

Diet and exercise: The best way to lose weight is eating a healthy, low-glycemic index (lean protein sources and colorful/green vegetables, avoiding starches and beverages with calories) diet and increasing your physical activity until you can exercise for 30 minutes a day. If you do this and maintain this change you should see steady weight loss. ...Read more

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How can I stick to a weight loss program?

How can I stick to a weight loss program?

Go Mobile!: You must aggressively change your lifestyle. Mobile Health games can help. Physicians recommend water, increased veggie intake and walking 10k steps a day. Changing your behavior is HARD! Here is a health game that will help! Commit to tracking your nutrition and weighing in weekly. Losing just 10 pounds can reverse diabetic state. https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/personal-medicine+/id846379884?m ...Read more

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Can we enroll a child in a weight-loss program?

Can we enroll a child in a weight-loss program?

See below: Your child and the family can certainly be educated regarding a healthy diet and a healthy life style. That should be the first step. Following a healthy diet and getting 60 minutes a day of aerobic activity daily will result in weight loss. As far as a specific program, one maybe beneficial, however, i would discuss any program with your child's doctor. ...Read more

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Which weight loss program is the most effective?

Which weight loss program is the most effective?

Diet & exercise: Make sure you exercise at least 30 minutes a day, don't skip meals, avoid soda, juice, dairy, alcohol and fried foods. Eat a healthy well balanced diet! also water, organic vegetable broth, green leafy vegetables, natural pickles, apples are great to fill you up so you dont feel hungry and they are very low in calories. ...Read more

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What does a good weight loss program consist of?

What does a good weight loss program consist of?

Lose weight now: In order to lose weight and keep it off, you need to make a commitment to a permanent lifestyle change. Most importantly you need to commit to a more active lifestyle. No diet is permanent. Eat 75-85% of your daily calorie needs (and count them). www.bmi-calculator.net/bmr-calculator/ try to lose at a healthy pace of 1-2lbs per week and most importantly keep that exercise level up. Good luck! ...Read more

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What's the best way to start a weight loss program?

Set sensible goals: Successful dieting requires that a person stick to a plan for months or years, so easier goals & small milestones are good. He must be happy with the foods he gets to eat, so severe calorie restriction is usually unsuccessful. One can cut back on calories enough to lose 1-2 pounds a week, and he will be more likely to stay with that modest type of plan. One-two pounds a week is 50-100 pounds/year! ...Read more

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What are the things that make a good weight loss program?

What are the things that make a good weight loss program?

Diet & exercise: Make sure you exercise at least 30 minutes a day, don't skip meals, avoid soda, juice, dairy, alcohol and fried foods. Eat a healthy well balanced diet! also water, organic vegetable broth, green leafy vegetables, natural pickles, apples are great to fill you up so you dont feel hungry and they are very low in calories. ...Read more

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Can weight loss program causes hypoglycemia ?

Can weight loss program causes   hypoglycemia ?

Low sugar after suga: Hypoglycemia (low blood sugar) can occur after gastric bypass if you eat or drink something with high sugar. Can rarely happen after sleeve. Makes you feel jittery and lightheaded. Avoid sugars. Sugar substitutes are ok. ...Read more

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Which weight loss program is good for senior men?

Which weight loss program is good for senior men?

Control-IT program: Biotics research has a researched program called control-it they found men lost 10-12 pounds per month and it is a medically supervised program. It is safer and focus on adding adaptogen, adrenal reset, detoxification anti-inflammatory products. ...Read more

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How effective is the medi slim weight loss program?

How effective is the medi slim weight loss program?

Depends on You: The bottom line for any weight loss program is how well you can maintain that lifestyle. I don't like to put patients on a "diet", because that means sooner or later, the patient is "off the diet". I like to help patients learn how to live a healthy lifestyle which is enjoyable for the patient. That is the only way you will maintain results. See more at my website www.Jhsurgery.Com. ...Read more

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How do I start a weight loss program after surgery?

How do I start a weight loss program after surgery?

Depends: You must be fully healed first. Right after surgery or trauma is not the time to start a diet. You should be eating a healthy well balanced diet with fresh fruit and veggies and fish and chicken unless limited by your surgery. For a month after surgery a good multivitamin will help healing too. ...Read more

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What to know before trying roca labs weight loss program?

What to know before trying roca labs weight loss program?

Learn...: ...how much money that company makes by scamming people for weight loss potions! Drugs approved by the FDA have to demonstrate safety and efficacy. Not so for "nutritional supplements". Follow the $$$$$! ...Read more

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Is the medfast weight loss program a healthy approach to dieting?

Is the medfast weight loss program a healthy approach to dieting?

Another program: Weight loss program works provided it fits your personality and medical issues. All weight loss program works to a certain extent but the ongoing lifestyle management and stress management is upto you. ...Read more

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How important is maintaining a good weight through a weight loss program?

How important is maintaining a good weight through a weight loss program?

Helps protect muscle: Will alter body composition - good weight balance helps preserve essential muscle mass - if done without proper supervision can mean damage to heart and gut, and loss of muscle with altered body composition. People will have aged look and emaciated body. ...Read more

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What are the reasons of feeling cold after starting a weight loss program?

What are the reasons of feeling cold after starting a weight loss program?

BMR: Cold is a sign of low BMR check for thyroid levels and increase activity part either add walking or mini trampoline jumping indoors. ...Read more

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If I do the insanity the weight loss program 2 times a week, will that work?

If I do the insanity the weight loss program 2 times a week, will that work?

Workout: Its best to be evaluated by a physician before beginning an rigorous exercise program, especially insanity. I have done this program and it is not a joke. Please get evaluated first. ...Read more

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I just started a weight loss program and they told me diet pop is a free food. It doesn't count for anything. Isn't diet pop bad for you?

I just started a weight loss program and they told me diet pop is a free food. It doesn't count for anything. Isn't diet pop bad for you?

Yes it is: Diet pop won't affect your weight loss for most part however it containing food coloring and chemicals like a aspartame which is not good for your health. Diet sodas that contain stevia are probably the healthiest. Any liquid that comes in a can is exposed to a lot of chemicals which have been known to be cancerous in long term including soups etc. Try sodas in a glass like kombucha which is healt. ...Read more

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Dr. Daniel Lebowitz
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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


Dr. Al Hegab
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Walking (Definition)

Your doctor may also suggest a safe exercise plan. Walking is usually the easiest type of exercise, but swimming or other low-impact exercises can work just as well. Exercise is an important way to keep blood sugar in control, and physical activity in pregnancy has been found to decrease the risk ...Read more