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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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Will i gain weight on 600 calories a day?

Will i gain weight on 600 calories a day?

That could happen: It is far too few calories. If you eat this small an amount regularly - your metabolic rate will likely begin to drop. ...Read more

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Can i lose more weight on the abc diet or by eating 200 calories a day and fasting one day a week?

Can i lose more weight on the abc diet or by eating 200 calories a day and fasting one day a week?

Both are: essentially starvation diets. You may end up gaining weight in the end because your body will catabolize muscle mass. This will decreased metabolic rate and you can regain weight quite easily. ...Read more

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How much body fat can you lose on a 1300 calorie diet exercising six days a week?

How much body fat can you lose on a 1300 calorie diet exercising six days a week?

3500 deficit = 1lb: Find some online calculators to help you calculate your daily energy expenditure with your form of exercise. So, if are burning 1800 calories each day, then you'll have a 500 cal deficit and lose 1pound each week. ...Read more

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Day 1 of water fasting how much weight can a person lose on that day?

Day 1 of water fasting how much weight can a person lose on that day?

Water fasting? : Reducing water intake won't help you to lose actual body weight, like fat mass. You'll lose water weight,which will simply,come back once you drink water again. So I'm uncertain of your long-term goal of water fasting. Water keeps us healthy. ...Read more

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Could i lose more weight on the abc diet or by eating 200 calories a day and fasting one day a week?

Could i lose more weight on the abc diet or by eating 200 calories a day and fasting one day a week?

Both ideas are: dangerous. Both are essentially starvation diets. You may end up gaining weight in the end because your body will catabolize muscle mass. This will decreased metabolic rate and you can regain weight quite easily. ...Read more

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What's the average healthy weight a person can loose per week on GI bites or weight watchers and exercise 3 times a week?

What's the average  healthy weight a person can loose per week on GI bites or weight watchers and exercise 3 times a week?

One to two : I would plan on losing one to two pounds a week on your regimen. Any more than this requires extreme measures which are not sustainable long term. You seem permanent behavior change, so moderation is key! Try this physician developed and research proven behavior change software which will give you additional support 2 weight watchers at www.personalmedicineplus.com use 0008 for coupon code! ...Read more

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How to naturally lose buccal fat in a short period of time? For example, would going on a caloric deficit help fat loss?

How to naturally lose buccal fat in a short period of time? For example, would going on a caloric deficit help fat loss?

Why would u want to?: lose buccal fat? In the 60s it was common for models to have their cheeks reamed out to get that "Twiggy" look. They never got it back and started looking old at very young ages. Most of us need all the fat we can in our faces to avoid looking old prematurely. Many of us pay a lot to get fat put backwhere it has disappeared naturally in the face! Please cherish that young healthy face for us. ...Read more

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I want to know if i will lose more weight on the abc diet or by eating 200 calories a day and fasting one day a week?

I want to know if i will lose more weight on the abc diet or by eating 200 calories a day and fasting one day a week?

2 Dangerous diets.: Both are essentially starvation diets. You may end up gaining weight in the end because your body will catabolize muscle mass. This will decrease metabolic rate and you can regain weight quite easily. ...Read more

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If a woman, age 56, with a semi active lifestyle wanted to Lose weight safely. How many calories a day does a 312 pound she need to maintain herweight?

If a woman, age 56, with a semi active lifestyle wanted to
Lose weight safely. How many calories a day does a 312 pound she need to maintain herweight?

Please be safe: and do your weight loss program under the care of your doc or one who specializes in weight management. The very best to you. Peace and good health. Focus more on your health than the number on the scale. ...Read more

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What amount of calories should an overweight woman take in a day to lose weight?

Weight loss: Thirty minutes to an hour of aerobics with three days mixed in of light weight work. The calories 1500-1800 a day if you're active, if fairly sedentary then 1500. ...Read more

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Will eating 500 calories less a day lead to a one pound weight loss per week?

Will eating 500 calories less a day lead to a one pound weight loss per week?

Yes but...: Only if you look at it as a math equation. In truth, there are many other factors to consider, such as your activity level, and hormone status. Also, you may loose muscle as well as fat if all you do is cut the calories. ...Read more

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I consume a lot of carbs and sugars in a day. And a vary in weight 3-4 lbs a day. How can a lose a little weight while continuing to build muscle?

I consume a lot of carbs and sugars in a day. And a vary in weight 3-4 lbs a day. How can a lose a little weight while continuing to build muscle?

Lean body mass: Gaining weight, with a primary focus on building muscle, requires a daily calorie surplus in conjunction with progressive resistance training. Resistance training provides the necessary stimulus for additional calories and protein to be utilized for muscle synthesis. Your goal should be to lose fat and gain lean body mass which may actually increase your weight. Advice: consult a gym trainer. ...Read more

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To lose 1pound per week one should have a 3500 calorie deficit. If i take 1200 calories a day then to lose weight I should burn 1700 calories a day?

To lose 1pound per week one should have a 3500 calorie deficit. If i take 1200 calories a day then to lose weight I should  burn 1700 calories a day?

Math looks correct: In theory, the math works. In reality, how would one know she is burning 1700 calories a day? It's hard enough trying to figure out how many calories one is eating, but it's a lot harder to figure out how many calories are being used! ...Read more

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Is it possible to lose weight on 900 calories a day?

Is it possible to lose weight on 900 calories a day?

Yes - but that might: Be too low a calorie intake for many. Suggest you work with a nutritionist to develop a healthy nutrition/ weight loss plan. ...Read more

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Could a teenager lose weight in 8 weeks by running on a treadmill each day?

Could a teenager lose weight in 8 weeks by running on a treadmill each day?

Sure: In theory the answer is yes. Weight loss happens when energy expended (i.e. Calories burned) supersedes energy taken in (i.e. Calories eaten). With the right diet and enough exercise a teenager could definitely lose weight. Of course there are healthy and unhealthy rates of weight loss so this should be discussed with your teen's doctor. ...Read more

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Is it safe to i lose weight on a 1500 calorie a day diet, without exercise?

Yes: Eat less, move more you dont have to exercise to move more- you can park further away at the supermarket. Eating less is important if you want to lose weight. Find out how many calories you need and eat 200 less a day, find ways to decrease fat in your diet. Also try to avoid sugar drinks. !500 calories should help you lose weight. ...Read more

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How to lose 4 kg in a month, by consuming 1000-1200 calories a day. Is it healthy?

How to lose 4 kg in a month, by consuming 1000-1200 calories a day. Is it healthy?

Don't know your: gender, weight or activity level - it might be too low caloric intake. 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 > calorie ...Read more

Calorie (Definition)

A calorie is the amount of heat energy needed to increase a mililiter of water 1 degree centigrade, the calorie we talk about in foods is really a kilocalorie, that is the amount of energy needed to increase a liter of water 1 degree centigrade... So if you eat a food that is 500 calories that food if burned completely has enough energy to heat a liter of ...Read more