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Does the 3 day military diet really work?

Does the 3 day military diet really work?

Would anticipate: short-term loss with significant water loss. The military diet (AKA 3 day diet) is a short term diet plan. A specific low calorie diet menu is spelled out & is to be used 3 days per week. Food choices are provided for four “days off” totaling 1,500 calorie intake per day. The diet promises that you can lose up to ten pounds in a week. I would be concerned about how low the calorie intake is on > ...Read more

Dr. Arthur Heller
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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


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Does military diet work?

Does military diet work?

Military Diet: The military diet (AKA 3 day diet) is a short term diet plan. A specific low calorie diet menu is spelled out & is to be used 3 days per week. Food choices are provided for four “days off” totaling 1,500 calorie intake per day. The diet promises that you can lose up to ten pounds in a week. I would be concerned about how low the calorie intake is on this diet as well as the possibility of > ...Read more

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How do the ingredients in military diet work?

How do the ingredients in military diet work?

Military diet: The military diet (AKA 3 day diet) is a short term diet plan. A specific low calorie diet menu is spelled out & is to be used 3 days per week. Food choices are provided for four “days off” totaling 1,500 calorie intake per day. The diet promises that you can lose up to ten pounds in a week. I would be concerned about how low the calorie intake is on this diet as well as the possibility of > ...Read more

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Does the military diet work ?

Does the military diet work ?

Anticipate short: term lose due to low caloric intake. The military diet (AKA 3 day diet) is a short term diet plan. A specific low calorie diet menu is spelled out & is to be used 3 days per week. Food choices are provided for four “days off” totaling 1,500 calorie intake per day. The diet promises that you can lose up to ten pounds in a week. I would be concerned about how low the calorie intake is on this diet ...Read more

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What makes the military diet work?

What makes the military diet work?

Military Diet: The military diet (AKA 3 day diet) is a short term diet plan. A specific low calorie diet menu is spelled out & is to be used 3 days per week. Food choices are provided for four “days off” totaling 1,500 calorie intake per day. The diet promises that you can lose up to ten pounds in a week. I would be concerned about how low the calorie intake is on this diet as well as the possibility of > ...Read more

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Can there be any good diet weight loss program that really works?

Can there be any good diet weight loss program that really works?

Yes. : You must aggressively change your lifestyle. Mobile Health games can help. Physicians recommend water, increased veggie intake and walking 10k steps a day. Changing your behavior is HARD! Here is a health game that will help! Commit to tracking your nutrition and weighing in weekly. Losing just 10 pounds can reverse diabetic state. https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/personal-medicine+/id846379884?m ...Read more

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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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Is hydroxycut bad for you? Im 20 5'5" 150lbs tryin to lose weight to 130. Im on a 3 day military diet & los 3lbs w/ workouts. Will it help burn fast?

Is hydroxycut bad for you? Im 20 5'5" 150lbs tryin to lose weight to 130. Im on a 3 day military diet & los 3lbs w/ workouts. Will it help burn fast?

Water: 3 days of wt loss? Much of this is probably water. If you continue at that rate of weight loss it will be harder to keep it off than if you loose it slower. ...Read more

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I need to loose weight and get fit in 4 weeks. Can i follow the military diet. I am also practicing soccer 3 times a week.

I need to loose weight and get fit in 4 weeks. Can i follow the military diet. I am also practicing soccer 3 times a week.

Losing weight: To lose weight, get ur resting metabolism rate done(weight loss centers do this). This determines the total number of calories you need to lose 1-2lbs/week. Decreasing 500cal/day will give you a 1lb wt loss in 1wk; drink water (1/2 your body weight), eat small meals about 150-200cal 2-4x/(depending on your metabolism rate) and 500cal/meal at night: lean protein/veggies; avoid carbs, . ...Read more

Dr. Vasu Brown
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