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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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Can eating just collard greens help you lose weight?

Can eating just collard greens help you lose weight?

That would be a: Mighty unbalanced nutrition plan. The person would likely lose a lot of weight initially but then their metabolic rate would start to slow - making it easier to gain weight. ...Read more

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Can eating of boiled potatoes help to gain weight?

Can eating of boiled potatoes help to gain weight?

Sure, but...: Eating more of anything can help you gain weight. Better to eat more calories but maintain a balanced diet with added fats and proteinsm as well as carbs. Also, important to exercise (especially muscle-building) so as not to just increase percent body fat alone. Look for high calorie, high nutrient foods like nuts, potatoes, fish, etc. ...Read more

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Can coffee help you lose weight?

Can coffee help you lose weight?

Possibly: Coffee is a stimulant because of the caffeine; and though it may help your metabolism along; it is not without risk...Stomach upset/ulceration primarily among them. Best to check in with your doctor about the best way for you to accomplish weight loss...Low fat diet/exercise is usually a good way to go. ...Read more

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What foods can you eat to lose weight and help gain muscle?

What foods can you eat to lose weight and help gain muscle?

Reduce weight: Eat the right portions, eat 3-5 small meals a day, cut back on carbs and sugars, increase lean protein/veggie/fruit/water intake, and start doing some cardiovascular exercise. To gain muscle, you have to exercise and increase your protein intake (probably need at least 70-100 grams of protein daily). ...Read more

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Can almond nuts help to lose weight on a gluten free diet?

Can almond nuts help to lose weight on a gluten free diet?

No: Although almond is good for your health if not eaten more than a small handful each day, it does not cause you to lose weight. However it is likely more satisfying than other higher-caloric foods and may lead to some weight loss if you are not an obsessive eater. There is no negative calorie foods else the diet industry would have long gone. ...Read more

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Can Metamucil help you lose weight?

Can Metamucil help you lose weight?

Metamucil body wt.: Not really, metamucil has no role as a weight loss agent.It is prescribed to make a bulk in the stool so you dont get constipation. ...Read more

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What foods to cut out your diet to actually lose weight and do nuts cause weight gain also?

What foods to cut out your diet to actually lose weight and do nuts cause weight gain also?

Refined carbs: One wants to lower Insulin resistance and estrogen dominance. By eating 6 small meals a day with high quality protein, fresh or frozen vegetables, fresh fruit, s especially berries, beans and low carbohydrate grains like quinoa you will lower Insulin resistance. Walnuts and almonds soaked, rinsed and added to salads are good. Too much fat increases estrogen dominance. ...Read more

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Can cell food help you lose weight?

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Can cell food help you lose weight?

No: None of the holistic/naturalistic/homeopathic food supplements have any proven benefit in weight loss. It comes down to diet and exercise. ...Read more

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What foods help with weight loss? And what exercises help if you want to lose only 20 to 30 pounds?

What foods help with weight loss? And what exercises help if you want to lose only 20 to 30 pounds?

Weight Loss Program: Plan to lose no more than 2 pounds per week.  have a no carb breakfast such as eggs and lowfat cottage cheese a high-protein glucose control drink, such as boost or glucerna for lunch and a low-fat dinner.  walk 6 miles or run 3 miles per week and do a muscle toning routine as shown here: http://youtu.be/aWLFAAlr_E8 ...Read more

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Can black tea help you to lose weight?

Can black tea help you to lose weight?

No: The linus pauling institute reported a study that suggest extracts from green tea can act as a plant-based alternative for glycemic control. This does not extend to black tea. ...Read more

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Can you really lose weight eating wheat germ in lettuce wraps?

Can you really lose weight eating wheat germ in lettuce wraps?

Weight loss anytime: Losing weight has nothing to do with what you eat, a recent study showed. If you follow a diet that lowers your consumption of calories, you will lose weight whether it is high fat or low fat, high protein or low carb. It's basic math: eat less, weigh less. www.ncbi.nlm. Gov/pmc/articles/pmc2763382/. ...Read more

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Can going vegan help you lose weight?

Yes: This can be a very healthy lifestyle provided that you supplement -- you will run low on B12 quickly, and may lack usable vitamin a, vitamin d, calcium, iodine, zinc, and iron. There is no magic -- the stuff that vegans eat isn't the stuff that the rest of us gorge on, so they stay thin. The other alleged benefits are hard to demonstrate scientifically as vegans tend to have other healthy habits. ...Read more

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Can dancing help you lose weight and reduce your belly fats?

Can dancing help you lose weight and reduce your belly fats?

Yes: Aerobic exercise in the form of dancing will increase caloric burn an excellent and fun way to exercise. Do not allow the scale to be the only measure of success. Aerobic exercise is good for the heart and circulation. Good for over all muscle tone. Good for the lungs. Additionally common positive effect on our frame of mind. ...Read more

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Does eating avacadoes and tangerines help you loose weight ?

Does eating avacadoes and tangerines help you loose weight ?

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

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Can you lose weight while on a gluten-free casein-free diet?

Can you lose weight while on a gluten-free casein-free diet?

Yes, but: Not because of elimination of these particular foods but rather due to an overall reduction of overall calories. ...Read more

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Can you tell me, are bran muffins good if you're trying to lose weight?

Can you tell me, are bran muffins good if you're trying to lose weight?

Bran is better than: soft white bread. It has more fiber. You might try not to heavily load of carbs though. Whole grain is better than highly refined. Take care. ...Read more

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I've lost weight and trying to gain some back. What are the best foods to eat to gain 'good' weight? Thanks

I've lost weight and trying to gain some back. What are the best foods to eat to gain 'good' weight? Thanks

See Dr., then eat...: If one is truly underweight (based on height, family background, and body type), a dr. Can evaluate for a hormonal, digestive, or other disorder. If no medical cause is found, then one can add weight by eating more calories of nutritious foods, while also doing weight-training to increase muscle. Proteins: egg white, chicken breast, salmon, ... Better fats: olive oil, peanuts, almonds, tofu, .... ...Read more