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Is it true that crackers are good for a weight loss diet?

Is it true that crackers are good for a weight loss diet?

Depends: Eating less calories than you need is best for a weight loss diet. Some crackers are better than others. Try to get a cracker that is low in sodium, so you won't retain water along with eating the crackers. Try for whole grain crackers that are low in calories. ...Read more

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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There is a weight loss diet marketed as eat-stop-eat. It involves fasting for 1or2 days/week. Does anyone have experience of the eat-stop-eat "diet.

There is a weight loss diet marketed as eat-stop-eat. It involves fasting for 1or2 days/week. Does anyone have experience of the eat-stop-eat "diet.

Can be helpful: This plan is based on the way primitive humans ate. Before agriculture developed food was caught or foraged and the amount available was not consistent. This meant long stretches without any food. The theory is that now we consume all day every day but our physiology is still similar to our ancestors. If you have no medical problems and take no meds you can try on your own otherwise seek advice. ...Read more

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What to recommend as a weight loss diet for my diabetic dad?

What to recommend as a weight loss diet for my diabetic dad?

A visit: To a good registered dietitian for a specific program of diet and exercise designed for him, not a generalize program from a pamphlet. He needs to eat less, and exercise more to lose weight. ...Read more

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Doctor recommended protein shake for a weight loss diet?

Doctor recommended protein shake for a weight loss diet?

One you don't eat: They won't help you lose weight, gain muscle or anything positive, although your wallet will lose weight. Save your money, and your health. Learn to eat and exercise properly for the rest of your life. Don't get medical info from friends, tv or the internet. Adding in proten shakes just adds in extra calories, which you don't need and is hard on your kidneys. ...Read more

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Are potatoes bad to eat when on a weight loss diet?

Are potatoes bad to eat when on a weight loss diet?

No: There is no bad whole food from the list of fresh fruits, vegetables, beans and legumes, fish, dairy, meat and fowl when eaten in portion control without too much added fat to the product. A baked potato without added butter, margarine, may be a good complex carbohydrate when coupled with 3 ounces of meat chicken fish, and half a plate of fresh vegetables. ...Read more

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Help please. Could an egg omelet be good for a weight loss diet?

Help please. Could an egg omelet be good for a weight loss diet?

Yes: Especially if you filled it up with filling of vegetables (steamed not fried). Try to use portion control- like a 2 egg omelet instead of three. One teaspoon of butter in the pan. One slice of whole grain bread- high in fiber (2-3 grams per slice)
total intake -400 calories..... Nice breakfast
good healthy protein, serving of vegetables, and complex carbohydrate bread. ...Read more

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When would it be safe to resume a weight loss diet after surgery?

When would it be safe to resume a weight loss diet after surgery?

Diet after surgery: Well, I don't recommend dieting for any of my weight loss surgery patients. What I do preach, is to adopt a healthier lifestyle. Eat normal food, but learn what foods are bad for you. Avoid bread, rice, pasta, tortillas, soda, sweet desserts, etc. Try to eat lean protein, vegetables, fruits. Also remember to exercise. Just be smart with your food choices, but don't "diet.". ...Read more

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Can it be no problem to have unsweetened almond milk on a weight loss diet?

Can it be no problem to have unsweetened almond milk on a weight loss diet?

Absolutely: Unsweetened almond milk is an excellent milk replacement and for people with milk allergy or intolerance or people who want to cut some calories, is an excellent milk replacement. ...Read more

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Can I use little milk in coffee because iam in a weight loss diet so milk is not allowed but can I use it in coffee in little amount?

Can I use little milk in coffee because iam in a weight loss diet so milk is not allowed but can I use it in coffee in little amount?

Milk: I cannot think of anything wrong regarding milk. Who said milk is not allowed?
Keep working towards weight loss but don't forget to exercise regularly. ...Read more

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Can going on a weight loss diet affect brain power and revision?

Can going on a weight loss diet affect brain power and revision?

Yes.: A well balanced diet is essential for optimal brain function. If a person's diet is deficient in certain essential vitamins or minerals, this can negatively affect brain function. Likewise, restricting overall calorie intact can often make people feel sluggish. That being said, establishing a normal body weight is good for overall health. ...Read more

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Is two wedges of laughing cow cheese light bad if your on a weight loss diet?

Is two wedges of laughing cow cheese light bad if your on a weight loss diet?

It's the calories: It's probably fine, depending on what else you eat. You need to burn more calories in a day than you eat in order to lose weight. Exercise burns caloies and helps speed weight loss. Avoiding starchy foods and sweets helps too. ...Read more

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What's a good weight loss diet?

What's a good weight loss diet?

Revised diet concept: The "lose 3500 calories to drop a pound" idea now is overly simplistic. Disappointing reality is that when you begin to lose weight, your metabolism slows, hormonal & neurologic changes occur. The greater the progress you make the tougher it gets to lose more pounds--your body tries to defend its weight! You have to eat even fewer calories to maintain rate of loss. Ref: Washington Post, 7/29/2015 ...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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Can you recommend a good steady weight loss diet?

Can you recommend a good steady weight loss diet?

The "best" diet: Is not a diet, it's learning how to eat properly and exercise daily for the rest of your life. If you burn off 3500 calories that you don't eat, you'll lose a pound. The name on the diet doesn't matter. Eat healthy and exercise. Weight watchers and similar programs can provide good support. Stay away from fads and supplements. Don't get your medical information from friends, tv or the internet. ...Read more

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Please describe a good weight loss diet for women?

Please describe a good weight loss diet for women?

Diet and exercise: 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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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

Dr. Suzanne Galli
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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