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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


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How much protein (grams) should a 5'10, 23 yr woman have for a healthy diet? Wants to lose 15 pounds?

How much protein (grams) should a 5'10, 23 yr woman have for a healthy diet? Wants to lose 15 pounds?

50 g per day: You need about 46-50 g of protein a day. To lose weight you need to cut your daily calories to about 500 less than what you burn. Also you must stay hydrated. Good luck. ...Read more

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Could i lose 2 pounds a week with a diet plan?

Could i lose 2 pounds a week with a diet plan?

With a healthy diet: ; exercise plan it is possible. Eat healthfully ; be physically active. Aim for 7.5 to 8 hrs of sleep / night. Hydrate w at least 64 oz of water / day. Calories burned must > calories consumed. Do both cardio ; weight training. ...Read more

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Good diet plan for a female at the age of 56yrs?

Good diet plan for a female at the age of 56yrs?

Many, in moderation: A balanced diet is best for a woman in her 50s. If she is a vegetarian, diet can also be nutritious if meat- or egg-free. Consuming more calcium and less fat, salt is important. A good site for information about healthy diet plans is http://www.Cdc.Gov/healthyweight/prevention/index.Html exercise is also important in the 50s and 60s and beyond as there can be weight gain even eating the same diet. ...Read more

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Whats the best diet plan for women over 40 years?

Whats the best diet plan for women over 40 years?

Rainbow Diet: They say the best foods for you are the ones that are whole, raw and natural. There is a bounty of fabulous fresh fruits and vegetables readily available at the market- a rainbow of food! i read a great book that you can order. I make no money on this it's called:the rainbow diet by gabriel cousens.Dr. Cousens has a website: www.Thetreeoflife.Nu. ...Read more

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I would like a diet plan to lose 15 pounds in 2-3 weeks?

I would like a diet plan to lose 15 pounds in 2-3 weeks?

So would I: However, that is not healthy or safe or even reasonable. What is the rush or the fire, you may be putting your nutrition at risk to try and do that. A safer weight loss would be a steady 1-2 pounds a week over a longer period of time. You don't want to deprive your body of nutrients, calories, vitamins and minerals. ...Read more

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What is a good diet plan to lose 15 pounds in 2-3 weeks?

What is a good diet plan to lose 15 pounds in 2-3 weeks?

That's too fast.: We generally like people to lose no more than two pounds weekly - so at most you should lose six pounds in this time frame to make your weight loss meaningful and long lasting. Losing too soon will likely cause you to gain it back eventually. Don't shoot yourself in the foot. Be patient and make it last. ...Read more

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What is a good diet plan to loose 60 pounds by Christmas ?

What is a good diet plan to loose  60 pounds by Christmas ?

Consider working w a: nutritionist. 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 > calories consumed. Use both cardio & weight training. ...Read more

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How do I prepare a diet plan if i want to lose about 10 pounds?

How do I prepare a diet plan if i want to lose about 10 pounds?

Diet plan: I would consult a dietitian whose training is helping people establish appropriate diet programs and help you calculate and exercise program to compliment the diet plan. ...Read more

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When going on 1-2 week vacations, what's a great diet plan, so not to come home 10 pounds bigger?

When going on 1-2 week vacations, what's a great diet plan, so not to come home 10 pounds bigger?

Eat moderately: Any plan that is stable in calorie content is effective..You only gain from calories taken in excess. ...Read more

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I need help doing a diet plan I'm 27 female 240lbs 5'8 .I want to lose down to 140 lbs. What's best way to do this?

I need help doing a diet plan I'm 27 female 240lbs 5'8 .I want to lose down to 140 lbs. What's best way to do this?

Ensure that this is: a healthy goal. What about working wi a nutritionist? To lose weight insure that calories burned > calories consumed. Drink at least 8 - 8 oz glasses of water per day. Try for 8 hours of sleep/night. Aim for at least 5 servings of vegetables & 4 servings of fruit per day. Use whole grain when possible. Avoid sodas, alcohol & junk carbohydrates. Get in a mix of aerobic & weight lifting exercises ...Read more

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I am 19 5'3" and 130 pounds, I am not comfortable with my weight anymore. What is a good diet plan to lose 15-20 pounds?

I am 19 5'3" and 130 pounds, I am not comfortable with my weight anymore. What is a good diet plan to lose 15-20 pounds?

Don't diet: You are too young to get caught up in dieting. Make some basic changes to what you eat by eliminating foods that have added sugar or high fructose corn syrup, refined flours, etc. And eat more whole foods like fruits, vegetables, nuts, beans, seeds, whole grains, and fish like wild salmon. Go easy on meat, dairy, even the low fat variety, oils, creams, etc. Finally, take lots of brisk walks. ...Read more

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What's a diet and exercise plan to help me lose 35 pounds in 3 months?

What's a diet and exercise plan to help me lose 35 pounds in 3 months?

35 pounds: Unless there is something very special that calls for 35 pounds weight loss in 3 months you are likely to do more harm than good. One pound a week is much safer - 12 pounds in 3 months, What is your current weight ? Too fat is no good. Too skinny is no better. ...Read more

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I'm 135 and 16 years old, what's a diet plan to help lose 10 pounds within 2 weeks?

I'm 135 and 16 years old, what's a diet plan to help lose 10 pounds within 2 weeks?

No safe way: There is no safe way to lose 10 lbs in 2 weeks. The best way to lose weight is slowly 1-2 lbs a week max by a combination of a healthy diet and exercise. However check in with your doctor first to see if weight loss is warranted. ...Read more

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Can you guys give me an diet plan to lose weight? I'm 5 9 201 pounds 24 years old. Thank you.

Can you guys give me an diet plan to lose weight?
 I'm 5 9 201 pounds 24 years old. Thank you.

Eat fewer calories: One should choose an exercise he really enjoys. Any form of exercise burns calories, so if one does not eat or drink more calories than he is using during his exercise, then his body will burn up fat as fuel. However, if a person drinks a large orange juice (about 300 calories) while exercising, and exercises away only 200 calories, he will still get wider even though he exercises. Avoid sugars. ...Read more

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What's a good diet plan to loose 20 pounds ? I'm not in a hurry to lose it i just want to live a healthy life style .

What's a good diet plan to loose 20 pounds ? I'm not in a hurry to lose it i just want to live a healthy life style .

Eat less & exercise: Great!you realize the best weight loss is not from a temporary diet! sugars/simple carbs from grains esp. Cause weight gain. I like dr. Furhman's diet for long-term health: http://www.Drfuhrman.Com/library/what-is-a-nutritarian-diet.Aspx dr. Weil has useful info: www.Huffingtonpost.Com/andrew-weil-md/carbohydrates-weight-loss_b_1937312.Html- see the "discuss that" link.Exercise is also important! ...Read more

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I'm a 23 yr old female 5'0 weighing 180 lbs I have to lose weight asap. What would be a good diet and work out plan.I have a child and work full time.

Juice diet : Check out the movie - fat.Sick and nearly dead. It's an australian documentary that follows a 300 pound guy who lost more than 100 pounds following the juice diet. Great movie. The web site is jointhereboot.Com. But watch the movie first ! ...Read more

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What would be a great fitness/diet plan for obese women?

What works for you: The best plan is the one that you will stick to. It could be walking, low impact aerobics. Start slow, may be 10-15 minute intervals as tolerated and increase slowly. The best plan is the one that fits your lifestyle, you enjoy doing and are motivated to continue doing and gets you results. Aim for activity most days of the week, but start at least three days of the week. ...Read more