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What is a diet best to get on if I'm overweight?

What is a diet  best to get on if I'm overweight?

Several: I see the most consistent results and sustained weight loss with Weight Watchers. They're not trying to sell you products or have you do something strange your body won't be doing in the long run. They teach you how to make better decisions. Exercise is not an option, it needs to be done. You can also talk with your doctor about several prescription options. ...Read more

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Overweight (Definition)

Nearly two-thirds of the United States population is overweight. There are many ways to determine if a person is overweight, but experts believe that a person's body mass index (BMI) is the best way to assess an adult's weight in relation to their height. * A BMI between 18.5 and 24.9 is considered normal. * Adults with a BMI between 25 and 29.9 are considered overweight. There are exceptions. For example, an athlete may have a higher BMI but not be overweight. * Adults with a BMI greater than 30 are considered obese. * Adults with a BMI greater than or equal to 40 are considered extremely obese. * Anyone more than 100 pounds overweight is considered morbidly obese. A person with a high BMI may have a normal amount of body fat is they have ...Read more

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What to do if i'm a teenager and i'm approximately 11.4 ponds overweight. What is the best way to lose about 10 pounds fast?

What to do if i'm a teenager and i'm approximately 11.4 ponds overweight. What is the best way to lose about 10 pounds fast?

Not fast: Talk to your parents before dieting. To lose weight insure that calories burned > calories consumed. Drink at least 8 - 8 oz glasses of water per day. Try for 8 hours of sleep/night. Aim for at least 5 servings of vegetables & 4 servings of fruit per day. Use whole grain when possible. Avoid sodas, alcohol & junk carbohydrates. Get in a good mix of aerobic & weight lifting exercises. ...Read more

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I have never exercised a day in my life and am overweight. Wanna get in shape. What is the best exercise to start with.

I have never exercised a day in my life and am overweight. Wanna get in shape. What is the best exercise to start with.

Walking: Is the best exercise. However, if you walk 1 mile only, you will burn up only 100 calories, about one 5th of a single doughnut. Restrict your diet to god made food. ...Read more

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When is the best time to exercise if overweight?

When is the best time to exercise if overweight?

Best for YOU: Pick a time that works best for you. For some, a 6 am time gets them going and is easy to stay committed. For others, it is more consistent to climb 2-3 flights of stairs at lunch. Still others find it relaxing and convenient to stop at gym on way home. Overall, best to imagine a time when you can make it a routine like brushing your teeth. ...Read more

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Are c-sections difficult if a woman is overweight?

Are c-sections difficult if a woman is overweight?

Yes: Women who are overweight have a higher chance of infections, pneumonis, and blood clots in the legs or lungs with c-sections. If you are overweight and you eat right and exercise everyday throughout the pregnancy, you may keep your weight gain to a minimum which would be beneficial for you and the baby. ...Read more

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What is the best diet to help assist an overweight person in rehab?

What is the best diet to help assist an overweight person in rehab?

HCG diet: I am a big advocate on my diet program called the HCG true diet. It allows your metabolism to change with HCG and a low calorie diet. It is a medically monitored program and creates new behaviors which can become habits over time. Most people lose 20-30 pounds per 12 week course. Even people on rehab. Can do this diet. ...Read more

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I am overweight what is the best vegetables or fruits to take the fat off my body?

No quick answer here: Your best weight loss efforts are likely to come from eating healthy, low-fat, high fiber foods and increasing your activity. Weight loss efforts are much more likely to succeed if you are active - and even walking counts! have vegetables (no potatoes) for half of your dinner plate. Avoid "trigger foods" like candy, chocolate, chips, etc. It took a while for us to gain; it takes a while to lose. ...Read more

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I am a 30 and overweight and want to know the best way to slim down some a little quicker and suggestions?

I am a 30 and overweight and want to know the best way to slim down some a little quicker and suggestions?

Eat fewer calories!: Helpful weight loss diets include natural foods that take time to chew but contain few calories. Examples include carrots, celery, and iceberg lettuce (without salad dressing). When shopping for fruits, buy small ones no bigger than a tennis ball, because fruits contain natural sugar. Drinks without calories include water and green tea. A calorie is a calorie, regardless of where it comes from. ...Read more

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Im a little overweight in my mid section about 15 lbs what's the best method to loose that?

Im a little overweight in my mid section about 15 lbs what's the best method to loose that?

I do HCG diet in my : Pts , it works and is safe, see your fam doc or gyn doc so you can be evaluated for wt loss manangement. ...Read more

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