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What works better: exercising every day or dieting?

What works better: exercising every day or dieting?

Exercise: The word diet create to most of patient stress and sacrifice ideation , i prefer to use "eat adecuate healthy food " and focus in exercise at least 5 days a week , alternate the type of activity, includes cardiovascular & strenghtening. Should start exercising 10 minutes daily and adding 5 minutes each week if tolerates. Exercising time could be divide during day. ...Read more

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Diet (Definition)

Diet is a four letter word implying temporary measures with few good permanent results. I believe instead in 'healthy lifestyle changes' that may produce results more slowly ...Read more

Dr. Charles Cattano
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Eating a High Protein Diet (Tip)

Eating a High Protein Diet

What is a good ratio of protein/carbohydrates/fat in a high protein diet? ...See more

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Eating a Vegan Diet (Checklist)

Ask your doctor if the diet is appropriate for you
Once
See a nutritionist to ensure that you are eating balanced
Once
See your doctor to ensure that you are getting micronutrients
Yearly
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What exactly is crash dieting?

What exactly is crash dieting?

Severe low calorie: I guess is a sudden dramatic cut on food intake for short period of time with a goal of losing too much in a short period of time. It is considered dangerouse. ...Read more

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I'm 18 & a male! i lost 45 pounds from dieting. Now my skin is extremely saggy. It's been 2 months since I've lost this weight, how do I fix the saggy?

I'm 18 & a male! i lost 45 pounds from dieting. Now my skin is extremely saggy. It's been 2 months since I've lost this weight, how do I fix the saggy?

Give your self time: If it has been only 2 months since your weight loss, i would give it more time. You are young and you should do what is healthy for you. Continue on achieving your goals. If the loose skin does not improve after 6 months, speak to a plastic surgeon. ...Read more

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Eating a High Protein Diet (Tip)

Eating a High Protein Diet

Be kind to your kidneys. Make sure to drink enough water, especially while on a high protein diet. ...See more

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Eating a Vegan Diet (Checklist)

Eat foods containing vitamin B12
Daily
Include foods in your diet containing folate
Daily
Eat combinations of vegetables that provide complete protein
Daily
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Is this possible to lose 15kgs in 40days with dieting and exercise?

Is this possible to lose 15kgs in 40days with dieting and exercise?

That's too quick.: 15kg would equal ~33 pounds, which is too much weight to lose in 40 days. We generally recommend no more than two pounds per week, which would make your weight loss attempt last ~17 weeks. Be patient, be healthy, and make your weight loss last. ...Read more

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Why is exercise better than dieting?

Why is exercise better than dieting?

Many reasons: Imagine i instruct two identical people to lose weight, telling one to only do so through dieting and the other to only do so through exercise. Both return 6 months later, both have lost 20 lbs. The "dieter" is only slightly healthier; the "exerciser" is vastly healthier because she now has a stronger heart, improved blood pressure, better cholesterol, better mental status, etc. No comparison. ...Read more

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