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Doctor insights on: Best Weight Loss Plan For Women In Their 40s

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I have pcos. What's the best weight loss plan for me? I'm 5'8, 191 pounds, and 27 years old

I have pcos. What's the best weight loss plan for me? I'm 5'8, 191 pounds, and 27 years old

Something reasonable: For weight loss, make this your lifestyle, not just a temporary diet - especially with pcos and and increased risk for Insulin resistance/diabetes. Begin an exercise routine - find something that you enjoy as you'll be more likely to keep it up. Also watch your calorie and sugar intake and portion size. Programs are great since there is accountability and encouragement. ...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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Which weight loss pills are best for women?

Which weight loss pills are best for women?

None: 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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What is the perfect weight-loss diet-plan for a female teenager?

What is the perfect weight-loss diet-plan  for a female teenager?

Teens and weight: Please check in with your doctor to review your growth chart and see if you are overweight or not. It is important to know what is a good weight range for your height and bone structure. No two people are the same, so you may weigh more than a friend but be fine because you're taller! if your doctor says your weight is in a good range for your body, no weight loss is needed. Eat healthy & exercise! ...Read more

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Pleaee suggest/send me the best diet plan/chart for weight loss. Male, 23yr, 188cm, 108kg. Bp:138/90 uric acid:7.9 sgot:78.

Pleaee suggest/send me the best diet plan/chart for weight loss. Male, 23yr, 188cm, 108kg. Bp:138/90 uric acid:7.9 sgot:78.

Change your life: Sorry, but there is no plan or chart. The only path to sustained weight loss is a commitment to change your life. Become an active person, engaging in vigorous activity for 4-5 hours per week. Stop eating all junk food, fast food, sweetened beverages. Emphasize fruits and vegetables in your diet. Don't think of this as a "diet"--it's your life, permanently. It works, and you'll feel better. ...Read more

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What s the best diet for weight loss longterm?

What s the best diet for weight loss longterm?

Lifestyle: Study after study shows that short-term diets are not effective in maintaining weight loss. What you need is lifestyle changes and eat in a healthy way from now on. Fewer carbohydrates and fats along with increased reliance on vegetables will be very helpful. Activity is also important so a regular exercise program is recommended. Make healthy lifestyle changes and avoid the yo-yo dieting. ...Read more

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Best foods for weight loss?

Best foods for weight loss?

Try not to get: Caught up in the idea of weight loss foods. There are no foods that will radically lead to weight loss(in fact people have lost significant weight eating junk food, just very controlled/limited amounts.) Focus more on trying to make eating changes for the long run that will help with weight control/health: this means portion control and colorful veggies, fruits, lean proteins, healthy fats. ...Read more

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Best iphone app for weight loss?

Best iphone app for weight loss?

There are many!: My fitness pal is very good but so are calorie counter by fat secret.Com and diet and calorie tracker by sparkpeople.Com. ...Read more

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Dr. Olav Jaren
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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