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Do feet get smaller when you lose weight?

Do feet get smaller when you lose weight?

Possibly: Depending on how much weight you lose. If you are obese with obese feet and loose enough weight you will loose weight in your feet. ...Read more

Dr. Sanjiv Kaul
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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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Will your ribcage become smaller when you lose weight?

Will  your ribcage become smaller when you lose weight?

Yes. Smaller belly: When you lose weight, your belly shrinks, making your ribs seem smaller. You will also breathe and sleep better. ...Read more

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When you grow taller do you lose weight?

Growing taller: Does not cause you to lose weight. However, it is possible that you may appear more slender if your height grows more quickly than your girth. ...Read more

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When cysts heal do you lose weight?

When cysts heal do you lose weight?

Can you please: Clarify what type of cysts you are referring to ; re-ask. ...Read more

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I wanted to know when you lose weight, can you lose weight on your breasts naturally too?

I wanted to know when you lose weight, can you lose weight on your breasts naturally too?

Yes, possibly.: Yes, this is fairly common as breast tissue has some degree of adipose (fat) in the surrounding tissues as well. ...Read more

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How do you lose belly flat when you are already skinny?

How do you lose belly flat when you are already skinny?

Fat loss requires wt: Loss. Spot fat loss does not occur naturally. By losing weight in general a certain amt will be abdominal fat. Eat healthfully ; be physically active. Calories burned must > calories consumed. To tighten ab's do crunches, reverse crunches, exercise ball crunches, pelvic thrusts, lying leg raises, side bridge ; “bicycling” exercise on your back. Get regular aerobic exercise. ...Read more

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If I lose weight will my breasts get smaller?

If I lose weight will my breasts get smaller?

Breasts have fat: Breasts have fat, which makes them soft. A woman's body does not know that she wants to lose fat only in certain parts of her body, but keep fat in other parts of the body. So, getting slim means losing fat overall, including breasts fat. Only occasionally does a woman come along who has a skinny body but naturally large breasts (she's just made that way). ...Read more

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Does your head shrink when you lose weight?

Does your head shrink when you lose weight?

Head size: No head size once you have grown is fixed - you may see a loss of the fat from around the neck but the head size will be the same. ...Read more

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What if i lose weight will my breasts get smaller?

What if i lose weight will my breasts get smaller?

Yes: If for some reason your vaccine did not prevent you from getting chickenpox, (it does happen) you are just as contagious as any other chickenpox case. ...Read more

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What to do if i know its faster if you eat healthy but will just cutting calories make you lose weight?

What to do if i know its faster if you eat healthy but will just cutting calories make you lose weight?

Ultimately, no: Unfortunately, you can't outsmart your body. Depending on how many calories you cut and what nutrients you consume, your body can suffer quite a bit. As anyone who has been on a diet knows, the first 10 pounds are the easiest. After that, your metabolism recalibrates, and exercise is necessary to really lose weight. ...Read more

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Do you get taller when you shed weight?

Do you get taller when you shed weight?

No, weight loss: Does equate to height increase. But weight loss can sometimes give the appearance of being taller. ...Read more

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Will my boobs get smaller if i lose weight?

Possibly: Losing weight will often decrease your waist size, pants size, shirt size, dress size, and yes even your bra size. Lose weight smartly, exercise, diet smartly, and tone yourself, and your breasts will match your new body style more appropriately. Good luck. ...Read more

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I never realized how much fat can build up between your organs.. When you lose weight do you lose that fat first or does it depend on the exercise?

I never realized how much fat can build up between your organs.. When you lose weight do you lose that fat first or does it depend on the exercise?

No spot reduction: there's no way to reduce fat in certain areas by certain exercises. Liposuction can remove that from specific locations but is only used in subcutaneous areas.As you lose weight, the body burns your fatty storage and usually it is equally distributed when you lose or gain weight. ...Read more

Bone (Definition)

Bone is a living growing tissue made mostly of collagen (protein that provides soft framework) & the mineral calcium phosphate that adds strength & hardens the framework. Two types of bone are found in the body; cortical (dense compact outer layer) & trabecular (makes up inner layer, ...Read more