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Does My Diet Cause More Thirst Trying To Lose Weight By Eating Only A Few Carbs
Diet & thirst: Anything that dries your mouth will cause you to be thirsty. Water has no nutrient value & does not affect wt. ...Read more
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
Still eating healthy intake and excercising trying to lose weight to get rid of apnea if its even the cause. Should i avoid pushups for weight loss?
Keep going: You are on the right path. Keep working on weight loss. I'd encourage any and all exercise, including push ups. Strength training results in increased muscle mass, which does help in burning fat. Weight loss does help improve obstructive sleep apnea and many other things like hypertension and diabetes. Way to go and keep it up! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Weight loss: Possibly.However, don't focus on the number of calories, focus on the quality of those calories.2000 calories which are all carbs is not going to help you lose weight.Exercise is very good for your health but rely on the quality of food rather than exercise to lose weight.Correction of hormonal imbalances will also help. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Diets emphasize cutting calories and eating balance but i only intake between 900 to 1000 a day. Should i intake more or/& just change food choices?
Need more info: What is your height and weight? How much physical activity do you engage in? In any case it is good to eat a mixed diet rich in fresh vegetables and fruit, whole grains, nuts; low in saturated fats, no tobacco, no more than one drink a day and exercise about 30 minutes each day and maintain a healthy weight. ...Read more
How to tell if I am losing any calories by eating a high calorie meal while drinking the mass gain shake?
No!: "mass gain shake" whatever it is, is not going to negate the calories eaten in other foods. ...Read more
How much weight can one lose in 2 weeks using a lemon diet, eating no carbs, exercising, and waterdiet?
Don't try it: Never try to lose more than 2 pounds per week. Your body needs 40 essential nutrients every day: 13 vitamins, 15 minerals, 10 Amino Acids from protein and 2 fatty acids. If you do a fad fast like the one you describe, every day, some cells in your body will die of starvation. Use a reputable meal substitute formula like ensure, boost or glucerna, instead. ...Read more
From a health and weight loss perspective, is it adviceable to drink water before a meal to reduce hunger (food intake). If yes, how many glasses?
8-16 ounces: It is a good idea to hydrate yourself before meals--especially breakfast. Everything about digestion requires water: saliva, mucus, stomach acid, intestinal secretions, kidney function. It may help to fill your stomach so you are satisfied with less food, but mainly it satisfies the craving for water itself which many people misidentify as hunger. 8-16 ounces at a time is plenty. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
800 calories a day: That is very little. Bascially starvation ( the amount a 50- 60 lb individual would need )and could lead to serious problems .You are not giving you body enough energy ( food is energy) to function. If you are interested in losing weight discuss with your doctor or health tap prime. http://www.webmd.com/diet/obesity/features/lose-weight-dangers?page=2#1 ...Read more
How many carbs must woman eat on a low carb diet or how do I work it out? I must lose weight and is insullin ressistant.
Carbs: There is no specific requirement for carbohydrate intake, I assume your intention is to shed body fat . Restrict carbohydrate intake as much as possible By limiting intake of starch such as grains and roots (potatoes). ...Read more
Started a vegan and veggie diet. Lost 10 pounds already in week and half what can I eat to gain weight that has protein or weight ?
Vegan diet: Are you dieting in order to lose weight? If so, a vegan diet has some deficiencies. You'd be better off by having a one time consultation with a registered dietitian at your hospital. You will be told what your ideal weight should be and how many calories you should consume daily depending upon your usual level of physical activity. You will be given a healthy diet specifically for you ...Read more
What is a healthy amount of weight to lose in a week by changing diet, eating better, and less. Scared losing to much and may have something else goin?
1-2 pound: 1 to 2 pounds would be safe to lose each week. ...Read more
I've heard that a 1300 calorie diet is too low, so how many calories should I have for extreme fat loss?
I lost weight from 72 kg to 66 in 2 months not eating junkj food anymore and drinking soda and alcohol.How to lose more weight.Should i try a diet?
I'm a teen athlete trying to lose weight but despite my cut of sodas and restricting sweets and general junk food, I've seen little to no results..
By percentage, what should my ratio of carbs, protein, and fat be in my diet to lose weight while exercising 5 times a week?
Fortet Percentages: Keep it simple, forget percentages, that's no way to live, what you do on a "diet" needs to be done forever, best way is to identify causes of your wt gain in first place, here is list of top 5 causes: sugary drinks fast food fried foods skipping meals, bad snacks large portions these are in order of most important, cut out 2 of these & wt loss is easy!, note high carbs & fat top the list! ...Read more
No: There is no bad whole food from the list of fresh fruits, vegetables, beans and legumes, fish, dairy, meat and fowl when eaten in portion control without too much added fat to the product. A baked potato without added butter, margarine, may be a good complex carbohydrate when coupled with 3 ounces of meat chicken fish, and half a plate of fresh vegetables. ...Read more
Does energy drinks cause weight gain? I know that sugar and aspartame in them cuz weight gain, but the caffeine in them causes weight loss?
Low carb is best: Eat foods that are nutrient dense (like meat, fish, poultry, eggs, cheese, low starch vegatables and water) avoid foods that are not nutrient dense (like starches and sugars, including fruit) nutrient dense foods will increase your basal metabolic rate. On the other hand, starches and sugars impair thyroid metabolism via affects on your liver (which helps activate thyroid hormone). ...Read more
Want to decrease my calorie intake to 1200 a day, with exercise, and eat mostly whole and natural foods, will a diet pill accelerate my weight loss?
Exercise: There is no basis for thinking a pill will accelerate weight loss in a healthful way. You are on the right track with eating natural and whole foods, emphasizing a balance and avoiding saturated fats. Resistance, weights and exercise are a healthy way to lose weight while eating lighter. ...Read more
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