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Is the 3 day (military) diet better than doing the atkins diet for faster results and more weight loss? 14 years old 250 pounds.

Is the 3 day (military) diet better than doing the atkins diet for faster results and more weight loss? 14 years old 250 pounds.

Diet and Activity: Key is to burn more calories than you take in. Body likes to use carbohydrates (sugar/pasta/bread/potatoes) Decreasing carbohydrates helpful. Eat more lean protein like chicken, fish, nuts, beans. Avoid saturated fats (animal fats). Need some fat so plant based fats best. Vegs and fruits have fiber which reduces hunger. Lastly need exercise, 30-40 min walking 5x/wk to start. 1500-1800 cal/day ...Read more

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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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Which type of diet pills work best for belly fat?

Which type of diet pills work best for belly fat?

None...: There are no supplements or weight loss drugs that selectively melt away belly fat. The time tested formula or eating less and exercising more is still the safest and most guaranteed way to lose weight. Good luck! ...Read more

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Which diet and fitness options for my body type are considered effective?

Which diet and fitness options for my body type are considered effective?

What IS: Your body type? Muscular individuals respond more quickly to weight training, for example, than more asthenic (thin) types...What kinds of activity do you enjoy and are therefore more likely to maintain? Vigorous movement will benefit everyone. A good diet involves regular intake of unprocessed, whole foods at frequent intervals (4-5 x/day). Enjoy! ...Read more

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Are there any less radical/extreme methods to surgically remove visceral fat than a full omentectomy ? (long story, ´diet and exercise´ won´t cut it)

Are there any less radical/extreme methods to surgically remove visceral fat than a full omentectomy ? (long story, ´diet and exercise´ won´t cut it)

Really, surgery??: To remove visceral fat...totally NO Wheat, sugar, potato, starch, fruit juice, ... EVER! Did you really do this much and have no success? Exercise is relevant for health, NOT relevant for weight loss. The questioned surgery has much potential for complication with omental scar tissue...beware! Www.blatmanhealthandwellness.com ...Read more

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Which type of exercise/ diet plan helps to shrink body fat/tone abs best?

Which type of exercise/ diet plan helps to shrink body fat/tone abs best?

Cardio Mix: Agreed, you can not target the abdomen specifically for weight loss - if you have adipose tissue that you'd like to lose, then consider an increase in cardio and a balanced diet. However, do not always do the same exercise or you will increase your risks for stress injuries. Mix things up with running, biking, swimming, or circuit training. Ultimately you need to burn more than you consume. ...Read more

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Cancer cell loves sugar.R fruits not suitable as cancer patients' diet? Read sum books tat veggie n fruit diet can inhibit cancer cell.Is tat correc?

Cancer cell loves sugar.R  fruits not suitable as cancer patients' diet? Read sum books tat veggie n fruit diet can inhibit cancer cell.Is tat correc?

Not effective: Cancer cells survive by outcompeting your normal cells. They certainly thrive on sugar, but all cells do. If you were to limit sugar, to starve out cancer, you would starve out every other cell as well. Veggie and fruit diets have health benefits but no proven anti-cancer benefits. ...Read more

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Nutritionist - is there a food plan/diet for those with graves disease who need to lose weight because of meds?

Nutritionist - is there a food plan/diet for those with graves disease who need to lose weight because of meds?

Nothing specific.: Keeping the graves' disease under good control would be most important. For the diet, i would suggest the same healthy choices as for anyone, including fruits and vegetables, and keeping portion sizes reasonable. ...Read more

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Acupuncturist recm'd i eat 4-5 small meals a day and 25g of protein @ each meal. Isn't that more than the body can absorb? Pros cons? 145f inactive

Acupuncturist recm'd i eat 4-5 small meals a day and 25g of protein @  each meal. Isn't that more than the body can absorb?  Pros cons? 145f inactive

Thoughts: Hello it is recommend that adult males need 56 grams/ day & women need 46 grams /day of protein. I know that high protein diets are recommended when used w auricular acupuncture for weight loss. I don't know the specific reason you are receiving acupuncture. I am an acupuncturist, but i don't have enough knowledge about situation to comment on the amt of protein recommended. You have complex >>. ...Read more

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What do experts consider effective weight loss soups with diet plans that are fast?

What do experts consider effective weight loss soups with diet plans that are fast?

Longevity is king: The longer a company has been around the better chance of them having soups and shakes that are palatable.My 10+ years in wt mgmt. Medicine has taught me that nutrimed shakes and soups by robard nutrition is by far the best. They have been around the longest and I have had the most rapid, safe, and successful weight reduction protocols using their products. ...Read more

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Weight 225 ht 5'7 age 49. pear looking affect. Any diet plan suggestions? One that tell you what to eat daily. Other than payweight watchers etc t.y

Weight 225 ht 5'7 age 49. pear looking affect. Any diet plan suggestions? One that tell you what to eat daily. Other than payweight watchers etc t.y

Low calorie: Watch your calories. Avoid processed foods with unnatural ingredients. Find filling, low calorie foods like whole wheat. Also pay attention to what u drink-soda, alcohol, etc can have a lot of calories. Exercise regularly. To lose weight u need to burn more calories than you consume. Read on Mediterranean diet and see if you can follow. In the end, it's lifestyle changes rather than specific diets ...Read more

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What is the ideal macronutrient for body building, maintenance and weight loss?

What is the ideal macronutrient for body building, maintenance and weight loss?

Just call it FOOD: Lean meats, egg white, some fish, some nuts, etc... and lots of veggies. Some veggies can be raw, others can be cooked... lots of variety! Whole grains like brown rice, corn, etc..., are fine (but not in large amounts). Beans have protein (fruits don't really have protein). If one stretches the definition of veggies, he can even include the "fruit veggies" such as tomatoes, cucumbers. Avoid sugar. ...Read more

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5'9" 190lbs type 2 diabetes what is the best diet for weight loss success?

5'9" 190lbs type 2 diabetes what is the best diet for weight loss success?

It varies: A healthy well-balanced diet, 3 meals without snacks. Caloric restriction if you need to lose weight. There's no magic here. Find an eating plan you can follow the rest of your life, not a short-term diet. Check w/your registered dietitian. If you truly have type 2 diabetes, oral therapy may be of help or glp agonist injections -- not just insulin. ...Read more

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Can weight watchers has different plans for folks who have had weight loss surgery?

Can weight watchers has different plans for folks who have had weight loss surgery?

Weight watchers: No, they do not have specific meal plans for specific weight loss operations. However, you can use weight watchers as a way to control your eating habits after weight loss surgery. Just be aware that if you have the time, you can prepare food at home for yourself that is even healthier than weight watchers. ...Read more

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Is bariatric surgery safe? I'm 5'6" 213 with a lot of muscle due to weight training. Just can't lose the fat. Am i weight loss resistant? Help!

Is bariatric surgery safe? I'm 5'6" 213 with a lot of muscle due to weight training. Just can't lose the fat. Am i weight loss resistant?  Help!

Weight loss surgery: Two answers: first, bariatric surgery is safer than its ever been. It is safer than heart operations, safer than hip operations. The death rate today for a gastric bypass is 1 in 900. 1 in 2000 for a lap band. But, at your height and weight, your bmi is 34.3 and you wouldn't qualify for the surgical procedures. I am sorry. Today, a bmi > 35 with medical complications of obesity is required. ...Read more

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For what reasons should we only take 10 - 15 percent of protein from our diet?

For what reasons should we only take 10 - 15 percent of protein from our diet?

Thats what we need: More than that can put undue stress on the kidney in an attempt to get rid of the extra protein. The 10-15% is all that is ncecessary for growth and maintenance of muscles, healthy tissue, cell repair and turnover. Protein and fat are not good sources of immediate energy, for that we need 65% of our diet from complex carbohydrates since the body runs on sugar-- glucose. ...Read more

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Female at 50 with new fat around my stomach. Which diet types would be most suitable?

Female at 50 with new fat around my stomach. Which diet types would be most suitable?

Diet is a bad word: Dieting implies short term changes. That is not what you need. Changing your eating habits and your life style are much more likely to help you look and feel better in the long run. Ask your family doctor to help you. ...Read more

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Which other women out there can't lose weight despite healthy diet and exercise?

Def not alone: It's much harder for women. You can see it on biggest loser. With diet it's scary how few calories we need. You might have to learn to count calories with weight watchers or lose-it app. I assume you've already cut down on sweets, starches and animal fat. Some moderate weightlifting can help your muscles burn more calories for you even while you sleep. ...Read more