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Best Fast Food Choices For Weight Watchers
I am trying to lose weight I watch what I eat and drink. I stay away from fast food I work out but it doesn't seem to be working out I am not losing?
Fast Food (Definition)
Fast food is food that is prepared quickly through a standardized method and is provided at cheap restaurants. Examples of fast food include pizza, burgers, and French fries. Fast food is often loaded with excess sodium, fat, and calories, and increases the risk of obesity, diabetes, and heart disease. ...Read more
Fast food can be OK: Tips include getting junior burgers, skipping the fries and getting fruit or a salad, drinking water or tea, and walking in to order and eat instead of driving through. Don't fall for the "value meals"; they are not good deals nutritionally. Remember you've got a carb/calorie budget to stick to! ...Read more
I should put on weight because I'm skinny, but I eat every kind of food, including fast food's. Are there any relief?
Do not try to put on: Weight? If you are otherwise healthy, being skinny is not a disease. Soon enough you will start gaining weight and look back fondly at these days. Please eat a mixed diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, nuts; low in saturated fats (that includes fast foods), no tobacco and no alcohol, exercise 30 minutes each. ...Read more
Need adjustment: You may take fast food once a month as long as you limit your caloric intake on other days to make up of the excess fat and salt that is common in fast foods. ...Read more
If I want to lose weight do you recommend cheat days? (A day of the week/month where you eat whatever junk or fast food you want)
No: All you will do is defeat the hard work you have done the rest of the week/month. It's total calories that you don't eat but do burn off that leads to weight loss. It's 3500 calories to the pound. You can't learn how to eat properly for the rest of your life if you start off with cheating. ...Read more
My brother is 17 years old his BP is between 115/75-125/85 is it high? He never exercises and he eats unhealthy and fast food Weight:95kg Height:173cm
Unhealthy lifestyle!: 140/90 or higher is considered high blood pressure. However eating unhealthy and fast food and never exercising is likely to lead to serious health problems such as obesity, diabetes, heart disease and even cancer. I am available to consult with your brother about healthy lifestyles and good nutrition on HealthTap if he desires. ...Read more
I have try â lot of dieet but I don't loose weight. I'm now 130 kg but for 10 years 100 kg. I eat healty, no fast food no soda. I don't know what to do?
Losing weight: Gimmic diets don't work! The only way to lose weight, is slowly, to burn more calories than you take in over time. That means you need smaller portions and more exercise. It needs to be a long-term commitment. You should shoot for no more than 0.5-1 kilograms of weight loss per week. A visit to a dietitian may assist you in figuring your calorie counts. Stick with it. Good luck. ...Read more
Over weight 26 year old female! I'm 26 years old I weigh about 220lbs. I don’t eat a lot but the things I do eat aren't too healthy. I eat fried foods and fast food on an occasion. I was diagnosed with pancreatitis in 2009; at the beginning of the year
Pancreas: You need to eat more healthy and see a pancreas doctor. ...Read more
Only if...: You will not gain weight working there if you bring your own food and avoid the food they sell. ...Read more
How much weight would I gain approximately if I were to eat nothing but fast food for a week like in that movie?
Fast Food obesity!!:
This is a very good question and one that you may already know the answer to. But, you would most likely gain some weight and also would clog up your arteries with excess fats and sugars that can add to your risk of heart disease.
But, I wold hesitate to guess the amount of weight you would gain.
And, I would highly not advise you to do this experiment. ...Read more
I gain weight easily. If I eat a lot of (fast food) for a week, I would see a huge difference in my weight. I have friends who eat so much but they r ok?
Body composition: Body composition (muscle and fat) differs from person to person as does the amount of calories a person burns. Fast food is very high in calories and fat and im not suprised you would gain weight. Don't compare yourself to others, eat healthy and listen to your own body. If you don't want fast weight gain, don't eat fast foods. Choose healthier alternatives, prepare your own foods. ...Read more
What to eat to increase protien for gaining weight. I regularly take my full meal but nothing works. I eat fat like potato. I used to eat fast food..
Eating proteins: Proteins include meats, fish, chicken, and eggs -- plus many vegetarian sources like beans, lentils, tofu, whole grains like quinoa, nuts, seeds, nut butters, protein powder supplements you can put in milk (including almond ; coconut milk if you don't like dairy), etc. Http://tinyurl. Com/64pdzse potatoes are starchy carbohydrates -- you would need to add fat or protein to them. ...Read more
I'm overweight and I work at a fast food place, and get exercise constantly. I don't eat often and always drink water. How do I lose weight?
Diet and exercise: At work your activity is stop and go and not 30 minutes of continuous cardio activity. And if you munch at work that puts on the calories. Keep a diary of everything you put in your mouth for a week. See doctor to make sure there is not another problem going on. ...Read more
Causes of weight loss despite eating like pig (fast food, mini muffins, sugared bevs)? Normal CBC. Low-end salivary cortisol. Other Sx are fatigue, sleep issues, and excessive urination. More likely adrenal failure or cancer, and what kind?
Here is one: This site will give you lists: http://www. Exercise4weightloss. Com/zero-point-foods. Html. ...Read more
That list is far too: Long for me to provide to you in 400 characters or less. This site will give you lists: http://www. Exercise4weightloss. Com/zero-point-foods. Html. ...Read more
Poor nutrition: The food one eats is the fuel your body needs to perform. As an athlete who wants to perform at a high level, it behooves you to put the best fuel possible in your body. Fast food is one of the worst fuels possible. Consider less processed foods and more natural whole foods. ...Read more
No relationship: Exercising and eating healthy are two separate activities related to maintaining good health. One does not have an effect on the other except that the lack of either can contribute to the development of chronic diseases. It is a common misconception that one healthy activity can neutralize the ill effects of another unhealthy activity, eg. Eating well will not compensate for inadequate sleep. ...Read more
Lindora Clinics: I don't know where you live, but if you're involved in the lindora lean for life program you know that there's an online site where you can ask specific questions like that: http://www. Lindora. Com/program_online. Aspx there are also clinics in california, and you can find these at: http://www. Lindora. Com/program_clinics. Aspx you would need to become a patient or member for its 1-on-1 advice. ...Read more
Definitely. ..: Eating a balanced, healthy diet and regular exercise are the keys to a healthy, long life. Continued frozen/fast food consumption as the main part of your diet causes all sorts of negative impacts: worsening of your cholesterol, weight gain, increased risk of heart disease and diabetes, gallstone formation, weakened immune system. .. the list goes on! ...Read more
Yes: Your question uses the term "out-weigh" and that is one of several reasons it is true. The caloric load of most fast food - especially the 'happiness' choices - is extreme! It is a very unhealthy way to eat. Also, while I fully believe eating should be pleasurable, it's different than providing happiness. Try to find other experiences and paths to feeling happy. ...Read more
Healthier foods: Often cost more.Get a more detailed answer ›
In this country: Quality health food can be significantly more costly than fast foods. ...Read more
No one answer fits everyone here. It depends on the health of your cardiovascular system before during and after eating fast foods laden with saturated fats, excessive calories and sugars wh
ich can contribute to pre- diabetes or diabetes and thus significanty increase your risk of heart disease and heart attack.
Always ask to see the nutritional information at any fast food resturant. ...Read more
Eating fast food in large quantities can lead to obesity, Type II Diabetes, and high cholesterol, all of which can cause erectile dysfunction. This takes years to occur, and wouldn't be a problem in a 16 year old, but if you want to avoid problems down the line, skip the drive thru and eat whole, non processed foods. Hope this helps. ...Read more