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Dr. Adam Lewis
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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


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I have hypothyroidisim & I'm trying 2 lose weight I want 2 do the body by vi is that something I should not do?

I have hypothyroidisim & I'm trying 2 lose weight I want 2 do the body by vi is that something I should not do?

U can do: You also need to address medical issues i'n addition all program works provided to stick to it -. ...Read more

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Does body wrapping help lose weight?

Does body wrapping help lose weight?

No not really: You may lose water weight but no real change will take place in your actual body mass. To lose weight you must expend more energy than you take-in through your diet. Minimize the amount of carbohydrate (bread, soda, alcohol, pasta, potatoes, corn); maximize the amount of fiber (vegetables) and protein (lean meat, beans) in your diet. At the same time exercise (walk, run, bike, swim). ...Read more

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What are some good exercises to lose weight and tone up your body?

What are some good exercises to lose weight and tone up your body?

Cardio exercise: Cardio and weight lifting will help. See an exercise physiologist for groups of exercises that will help you. If you're in lakeland florida, lakeland regional has wonderful people attached to it for exercise physiology. ...Read more

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How to lose weight and gain muscular body fast and without dieting?

How to lose weight and gain muscular body fast and without dieting?

Depends: Depends upon you unique genetics. But, in general, get enough lean whey protein to support your weight (resistance) training, decrease sugar and refined carbs. To get the quickest results maybe you should start out with a personal trainer. ...Read more

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Which exercises to lose weight and tone up body are considered effective?

Which exercises to lose weight and tone up body are considered effective?

Cardio Mix: The best way to lose weight is cardio & a balanced diet. However, do not always do the same exercise or you will increase your risks for stress injuries. Mix things up w/ running, biking, swimming, or circuit training. Ultimately you need to burn more than you consume. Exercises such as crunches, planks, sit-ups, etc are good for toning the abdominal muscles, but cardio is best for weight loss. ...Read more

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How can I lose weight around 4 kg from fats special lower body fat in 15 days?

How can I lose weight around 4 kg from fats special lower body fat in 15 days?

Low calorie low carb: You should do an atkins style diet with <20g net carbs per day or < 6g per meal. Then do 1200kcal restrict. Drink 2 liters of water per day. That should do it. ...Read more

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Which exercises do experts commonly recommend to tone your body and lose weight fast?

Which exercises do experts commonly recommend to tone your body and lose weight fast?

Cardio Mix: The best way to lose weight is cardio & a balanced diet. However, do not always do the same exercise or you will increase your risks for stress injuries. Mix things up w/ running, biking, swimming, or circuit training. Ultimately you need to burn more than you consume. Exercises such as crunches, planks, sit-ups, etc are good for toning the abdominal muscles, but cardio is best for weight loss. ...Read more

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Do I have to have a no carb diet in order to lose weight because my body gets energy from fat?

Do I have to have a no carb diet in order to lose weight because my body gets energy from fat?

Absolutely, Always: Fat storage is driven by carbs, not fat in food. Ability to burn sugar for energy is limited. Fate sugar inside cells: 1. Krebs cycle-limited, 2. Store as glycogen-limited, 3. Bind to proteins-very limited & not healthy, 4. Convert to triglyceride fats & export for storage. Continued carb intake drives cells to quit taking in sugars (despite insulin+amylin), called Insulin resistance >> diabetes! ...Read more

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What is a Colonic? Would you recommend it for someone needing to lose weight, or just clean out toxins from body?

What is a Colonic? Would you recommend it for someone needing to lose weight, or just clean out toxins from body?

Not recommended: Colonics have become popular as a form of cleanse or detox. They are not a way to lose weight except in the very short term by losing water. Since they are not usually administered in a doctor's office, but rather at a spa, they can also be dangerous and invasive. Talk with your doctor about healthier ways to lose weight and clean your system out. Drinking more water is a start. ...Read more

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I need to lose weight, I'm ab+ does that effect my body in any way according to what I eat? How should I go about this?

No: Your blood type has nothing to do with what you should eat. You can lose weight with a combination of exercise and calorie restriction. Minimizing carbohydrate intake can also help. When you do eat carbs, eat whole grains, avoiding refined carbohydrates and sugars. ...Read more

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Should I keep trying to lose weight or stop here and try to give my body more time to tighten up the skin before losing anymore?

Should I keep trying to lose weight or stop here and try to give my body more time to tighten up the skin before losing anymore?

Depends: On what your initial weight was, what your current weight is (how much you have lost) and what your goal weight is.

With that information, a doctor can tell you what would be in your best interest.

Often, the recommendation is to first lose all the weight to attain your goal weight as this will keep you motivated. ...Read more

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Can't lose weight or stretched out skin after having a child how do I get my body back I've been dieting and exercising and no luck?

Can't lose weight or stretched out skin after having a child how do I get my body back I've been dieting and exercising and no luck?

Skin tightening and: Skin tightening with lasers are possible. We also can remove fat with SmartLipo Triplex. It is a surgical procedure that is done awake with local anesthesia. 10 -12 lbs of fat can be removed in one sitting. ...Read more

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How can I clean my body and lose weight!?

How can I clean my body and lose weight!?

Clean body: & lose weight are excellent goals. Start by seeing your doctor for a food plan to match your health status. Ask about a low carb diet. See personal trainer at a local gym for some exercises that take in to account your health status. Shower daily. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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What is the best way to lose weight on certain parts of my body?

What is the best way to lose weight on certain parts of my body?

Several: Wt loss is a whole body phenomenon. Exercise, consume low glycemic index foods, increase fish/fishoil consumption, good contoll of diabetes if a pt has this condition. Otherwise, you can certainly tone certain body parts with targeted exercise but wt loss is going to involve burning more calories than you consume to create a caloric defict. It should be done slowly and safely with input from ur dr. ...Read more

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I feel bad about my body. I want to lose weight. How? I'm 1m80 and 85kg

Losing weight: To lose weight, get ur resting metabolism rate done(weight loss centers do this). This determines the total number of calories you need to lose 1-2lbs/week. Decreasing 500cal/day will give you a 1lb wt loss in 1wk; drink water (1/2 your body weight), eat small meals about 150-200cal 2-4x/(depending on your metabolism rate) and 500cal/meal at night: lean protein/veggies; avoid carbs,. ...Read more

Dr. Raj Singh
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Cast (Definition)

Children's bones will usually heal and remodel themselves, if they are kept in the correct position. Immobilization casts are one effective way to do this, while also protecting ...Read more