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Best diet or lifestyle changes for quick weight loss without exercise due to recent surgery?

Best diet or lifestyle changes for quick weight loss without exercise due to recent surgery?

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. Go easy on the exercise and build slowly. https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/personal-medicine+/id846379884?m ...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 the best diet for weight loss in men ?

What is the best diet for weight loss in men ?

Varies: Men can lose weight easier than women due to the increased muscle mass but if not done carefully, men often lose muscle mass resulting in more body fat. Eat 500cal less per day, exercise 150min/week with weight training at least 2x/week, eat protein rich and good carbs, avoid the alcohol since you lose muscle mass and drink water. ...Read more

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Can you tell me what is the best exercise and diet for weight loss?

Can you tell me what is the best exercise and diet for weight loss?

Ask your doc first: Everyone is different and has different tolerances for exercise and diet. Portion control is the best long term diet strategy. I usually have people multiply their ideal body weight by 12 and that's on average how many calories they should eat daily from then on to get and maintain that weight. Then I recommend high intensity exercise, if the patient is able, since that builds the most muscle. ...Read more

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Wt is the best and fastest weight loss diet?

Wt is the best and fastest weight loss diet?

Healthy weight loss: The absolute best way to lose weight is and always will be lifestyle choices, diet and exercise. You should: 1) track what you eat, try to calculate how many calories you eat per day and slowly try to decrease that number 2) start a manageable, consistent workout regiment (working out 30 -45 min/day for 4 days) 3) make sure you are managing your stress 4) plenty of sleep - 7 to 8 hours. ...Read more

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Which weight loss diet is best for inactive people?

Which weight loss diet is best for inactive people?

Feel Good Lifestyle: Do not diet="die"+"t" create a new lifestyle you will enjoy: eating frequent, healthy, tasty small meals.Walk as much as u can, drink 80-100ozwater/day (squeeze citrus for flavor). Every3hr/day, eat palm-sized portion of lowfat protein+complexcarb (1/2cbrnrice, 1pcbrnbred, 4crackrs). 3tbs butter/vegoil/day. 4fruit+5veggies/day. Join online support(like the biggest loser)to keep you feeling motivated! ...Read more

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Which are considered the best weight loss diet plans?

Which are considered the best weight loss diet plans?

Weight Loss: Best is to control the calories and exercise. Best to count your calories how much you ingest in a day and how much you expend there is no specific diet its the amount of calories ingested and expended. ...Read more

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What is the best diet for strength training/weight loss?

What is the best diet for strength training/weight loss?

Proteins and carbs.: A diet high in proteins and carbohydrates, but low in fats is most advantageous for accommodating strength training and losing weight. ...Read more

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How do I find out what is the best dash diet for weight loss?

DASH: Weight loss by diet is mostly related to calorie balance, i.e. Intake vs. Consumption. To lose weight, intake has to be less than consumption. Dash (dietary approaches to stop hypertension) diet with lower calorie levels could lead to weight loss, especially if done with increased physical activity. ...Read more

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Want to shed some fat. What is the best-tasting weight loss diet?

Want to shed some fat. What is the best-tasting weight loss diet?

Track your calories: Focus on foods you like that are healthy, track your food intake and limit your portion sizes. By keeping a calorie count you will know where you are in your daily allowance. See choosemyplate.Gov for sample recipes and menus - also a great food tracking and goal setting program. You can create your own best-tasting program as long as you keep good track of what you put in your mouth. ...Read more

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What is the best vegetarian diet for weight loss?

What is the best vegetarian diet for weight loss?

Low fat, high fiber.: Generally a vegetarian diet is a low caloric density diet but some foods, such as olives and avocados, have a lot of fat - it's healthy fat but it could still be caloric. Look at your nutrition facts labels - not all vegetarian products are low fat and low calorie. Look for lower calorie foods with a good amount of fiber to control the appetite. ...Read more

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Please recommend the best diet pills for fast weight loss!?

Fast is not best: I can’t personally make recommendations for weight loss products but the following are FDA approved: Alli, Xenical (orlistat),Meridia (sibutramine), Adipex-P (phentermine) and Sanorex (mazindol). ...Read more

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Can you tell me what is the best diet pills for fast weight loss!?

Can you tell me what is the best diet pills for fast weight loss!?

Diet pills have cons: Eat healthfully. Try to eat at least 5 servings of vegetables & 4 of fruit per day. Increase nutritional fiber. Avoid refined sugar & junk carbohydrates. Avoid alcohol, sweetened juices, soda & caffeinated beverages. Aim for 7.5 to 8 hrs of sleep / night. Hydrate w at least 64 oz of water / day. Calories burned must > calories consumed. Do both cardio & weight training. ...Read more

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What is the best weight loss pill or diet out there to help lose weight fast?

What is the best weight loss pill or diet out there to help lose weight fast?

Weight Loss: The mediterranean diet is regarded by the world health organization as the most effective diet for weight management and health. The closer you stay to a plant based diet the better in all regards. ...Read more

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What is the best weight loss pill? Took diet pills in the 70s--are they still avaliable?

What is the best weight loss pill? Took diet pills in the 70s--are they still avaliable?

Phentermine/topamax: The most effective weight loss pill is combination drug therapy using appetite suppressants and anti seizure medication such as topamax (topiramate). There are multiple variations including anti diabetic and anti depressant medications that can be added when needed. We have used above combination therapy for almost 2 decades. ...Read more

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What would you say is the best diet for weight loss ? Because I'm currently following a diet and it has me eating no carbs , and eating three times

What would you say is the best diet for weight loss ? Because I'm currently following a diet and it has me eating no carbs , and eating three times

Weight loss: Go online to "NuVal" and see what might be good for you. There are also many other options you will find on the web. Weight loss should be 2-4 lbs a week. ...Read more

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5'9" 190lbs type 2 diabetes what is the best diet for weight loss success?

5'9" 190lbs type 2 diabetes what is the best diet for weight loss success?

It varies: A healthy well-balanced diet, 3 meals without snacks. Caloric restriction if you need to lose weight. There's no magic here. Find an eating plan you can follow the rest of your life, not a short-term diet. Check w/your registered dietitian. If you truly have type 2 diabetes, oral therapy may be of help or glp agonist injections -- not just insulin. ...Read more

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Struggle w/ wt loss and have hypothyroidism. Is it best to follow a certain ada diet to assist with weight loss?

Struggle w/ wt loss and have hypothyroidism. Is it best to follow a certain ada diet to assist with weight loss?

Weight Watchers: If weight is a struggle for you, you may find that the support of a program like weight watchers, overeaters anonymous, or take off pounds sensibly helps you more than trying to stick to a diet on your own. The best diet is one that you'll stick to! you'll definitely want to make sure your thyroid labs are normal so this is not working against you. ...Read more

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What is the best prescription weight loss medicine and why? Using it only as a starting point coupled with diet and exercise. Sometimes the first step is the hardest.

What is the best prescription weight loss medicine and why? Using it only as a starting point coupled with diet and exercise. Sometimes the first step is the hardest.

Complicated question: Unfortunately, there are no great options. Many meds have been taken off the market for safety concerns. The few that are left have their own side effect profile (cardiovascular risk, potential for addiction) and most studies show that the weight is regained after the medicine is stopped. The fda approved a new med recently - lorcaserin - but they are requiring more safety data. ...Read more

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Dr. William Singer
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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. Arthur Heller
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Diet (Definition)

refers to all the physical matter humans (like all living creatures) must take in on a recurring basis; only partially for energy. Like all life on planet humans are open systems which keep tearing down their structure & require intake of atoms/molecules from which to rebuild their structure. Intestinal lining cells replaced ~every 3 days. CaPO4 in bones ~every 6 years, ...Read more