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Diet For Working Out Women
Been a diet pill user for years. would like to quit completely. Need effective health plan to keep weight off and energy up naturally.
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Different situations: Weight loss it s not as easy at it seems. If someone is morbid obese it is very difficult to exercise so burning calories it s almost impossible. Also lack of motivation is another reason. Healthy food is more expensive than junk food and requires time for cooking. If you want to loose 6 or 8 pounds this can be achieved with diet exercise and motivation. When you want to loose 50-60 pounds is hard. ...Read more
Lipozene: I am not a big fan of medicines for weight loss. You are much better off seeing both a dietitian and a tainer if possible. If you cannot afford either or do not have the time try and get some workout at home. Also please go on-line to "NuVal" and get an idea of the "good, the bad, and the ugly"! Take your time losing weight and strengthening your body and your friends will be jealous. ...Read more
I have started working out (30mins skipping, tummy exercises, stretching). What should a eat in addition to fruits and veggies for faster weight loss?
Is it safe to eat 1000 calorie a day for weight loss regime? I'm 5'5 , female, and morbidly obese ( 240 pounds)
I also work out the gym an hour a day
Depends: With proper supervision by a health care profession it is okay but if you are doing this on your own it is not safe. You want to reduce calories per day through a good diet and exercise regimen. If you can burn more calories per day while on a healthy diet you will lose weight. Goal weight loss no >0.5-1lb/week. Talk to a physician or a nutritionist to help you through this process safely. ...Read more
What is a websites who provides what diet practice should I take while using hCG drops for weight loss treatment?
Pounds and Inches: Google that term and you will see the original protocol and the only way the HCG diet should be done. Only under supervision of a qualified physician it is safe and you lose only abnormal fat. http://www.prlog.org/12249227-hcg-diet-offered-in-new-jersey.html. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Does metformin (500mg x2)keep you from losing weight been on a strict diet no weight loss in a week, also work out everyday. Drink lots of water.
Metformin: 47F USA asks does metformin keep you form using weight. Been on "strain diet"no wt loss. I recommend you get an app like Fitness Pal and track your calories in and calories out. I predict you will find that your are eating more than you are burning. What ever it is I would reduce calories 500 a day and see what happens till you get down to 1000 cal a day. Wt should go down. ...Read more
Is greek yogurt a good protein source for after working out? I m trying to lose a little weight and tone up.
Yes: Low or non-fat greek yogurt is a good choice for a post-workout food, as it is a good source of protein and calcium. But if you eat the varieties with flavors, watch the overall calories, as they often have sugars which contribute to your overall calorie count. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Beneficial for digestion + skin problems to fast/ go on detox diet for a few days regularly? Every week/ month? For teenagers and adults - different?
Variable : Fasting has a long tradition in many cultures and has many claims attributed to it. It does suit some people but by the same token some people get violently sick with headaches nausea and hypoglycemic symptoms. So I think it shd be approached with caution and a lot of motivation. No cook book recommendations can be made for different age groups. It is a very personal approach and very variable. ...Read more
What are some tips for maintaining weight once you've lost a good amount? I'm eating a paleo diet but want to introduce regular food once I hit my goal. I find maintaining to be the hardest part.
Diet: Losing weight is difficult but I believe that keeping weight off is more difficult. Calories do count and if you want to maintain your new weight you will have to restrict your daily calorie intake to about 1000-1200 calories unless you perform extremely vigorous work in your daily activities. I feel it's very worthwhile to meet with a dietician who will evaluate you and recommend a proper diet. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Does having sex often makes one lose weight!,And is it healthy for someone who works out regularly?.
I'm trying to lose weight and looking for a tailored program that includes some mix of dieting, healthy eating and exercise for a job with long hours?
I follow a vegan diet and have food allergies. What are some good options for eating out and/or at home?
What multivitamins are best for an 18 year old just starting to work out and eat healthy? I'm 5'7" and 140 lbs.
Healthy, real food!: The current studies show that if you are eating a healthy balanced diet you don't need multivitamins. And they may do more harm than good. Concentrate on lean protein, lots of fruits and vegetables, and whole grains. The one thing you do not need, are "supplements" marketed to weightlifters. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What will a 600 cal diet while working out and being on a diet pill do to my body? Approximately 5'4 at 135lbs. Just trying to slim a few lbs for prom
Starvation: Too little calories- 600 a day, will send your body into starvation mode and may work against your ability to lose weight. You shouldnt have anything less than 1200 calories a day. If you exercise you should lose weight. You shouldnt use a diet pill either- it may have unwarranted side effects. ...Read more
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