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Healthily way to lose 5 pounds in a week?

Healthily way to lose 5 pounds in a week?

Slower is better: Eat healthfully. Try to eat at least 5 servings of vegetables & 4 of fruit per day. Increase nutritional fiber. Avoid refined sugar & junk carbohydrates. Avoid alcohol, sweetened juices, soda & caffeinated beverages. Aim for 7.5 to 8 hrs of sleep / night. Hydrate w at least 64 oz of water / day. Calories burned must > calories consumed. Do both cardio & weight training. ...Read more

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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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How to lose 5 pounds in a week?

How to lose 5 pounds in 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

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Fast way to lose 10 or more pounds in a week?

Fast way to lose 10 or more pounds in a week?

Lose weight fast: Well, the goal should be to lose weight in a healthy way and keep it off permanently. Trying to lose weight rapidly with an extreme "crash" diet is a setup for failure, or the yo-yo effect (when you stop the diet you regain the weight back plus more). Eat healthy (cutting back on carbs and sugar) and do cardiovascular exercise (not walking but running, cycling, swimming, elliptical, zumba, etc). ...Read more

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How to lose weight in 5 months.?

How to lose weight in 5 months.?

Losing Weight: To lose weight insure that calories burned > calories consumed. Drink at least 8 - 8 oz glasses of water per day. Aim for at least 5 servings of vegetables ; 4 servings of fruit per day. Use whole grain when possible. Avoid sodas, alcohol ; junk carbohydrates. Get in a good mix of aerobic ; weight lifting exercises. ...Read more

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Whats an easy way to lose weight in a healthy way without exercise?

Whats an easy way to lose weight in a healthy way without  exercise?

Eat fewer calories: The best way to lose weight is to eat less. But it won't necessarily be easy. There may not be an easy way. Changing a habit like eating is best done gradually so a person has time to adjust to new flavors and smaller amounts of food. It's also helpful to have support from family members and friends. For more info check out http://www.Choosemyplate.Gov/. ...Read more

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How to lose weight in a week?

How to lose weight in 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

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I need to lose 13 lbs in a short time by an easy diet?

I need to lose 13 lbs in a short time by an easy diet?

Nothing in life-easy: Weight loss can be achieved but you have to be practical and persistent. If you want quick results by easy means...You may not succeed. So here is what you have to do: cut down on your calories/food to a level that is safe yet effective and also increase activity/exercise and walk as much as possible. Avoid foods rich in fat, sugar and oils, use veggies and fruits to fill half of your plate at each. ...Read more

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What to do to loose weight fast to loose 5 pounds a week?

What to do to loose weight fast to loose 5 pounds a week?

For the average : Person - that is an overly rapid rate of loss. 1 to 2 pound per week is a good goal for many. Eat healthfully ; be physically active. Aim for 7.5 to 8 hrs of sleep / night. Hydrate w at least 64 oz of water / day. Calories burned must > calories consumed. Do both cardio ; weight training. You can mix ; match different kinds of physical exercise. This site helps determine calories burned for > 100. ...Read more

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How can I lose 5 pounds in a healthy way?

How can I lose 5 pounds in a healthy way?

Diet AND exercise: Make sure you exercise at least 90 minutes a day, don't skip meals, avoid soda, juice, dairy, alcohol and fried foods. Eat a healthy well balanced diet! also water, organic vegetable broth, green leafy vegetables, natural pickles, apples are great to fill you up so you dont feel hungry and they are very low in calories. ...Read more

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Best way to lose weight in a month? Any tips?

Best way to lose weight in a month? Any tips?

Tips: To lose weight insure that calories burned > calories consumed. Drink at least 8 - 8 oz glasses of water per day. Try for 8 hours of sleep/night. Aim for at least 5 servings of vegetables & 4 servings of fruit per day. Use whole grain when possible. Avoid sodas, alcohol & junk carbohydrates. Get in a good mix of aerobic & weight lifting exercises. ...Read more

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Diagnosed with pcos...worried about inability to lose weight or putting on weight fast. 22yo 5'4" 140lbs want to lose at least 20 lbs. ?

Diagnosed with pcos...worried about inability to lose weight or putting on weight fast. 22yo 5'4" 140lbs want to lose at least 20 lbs. 
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You can lose weight: PCOS is commonly associated with being overweight but studies have shown that weight loss can occur in PCOS patients by any number of ways with or without medications. Reduced carbohydrate diets have shown some benefit. Weight loss in PCOS often results in improvement in the symptoms of PCOS such as irregular periods, infertility, excess hair growth. ...Read more

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Can you lose weight in a week?

Can you lose weight in a week?

Yes: 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

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Is there a way to lose much weight in two weeks time without hard workout?

Is there a way to lose much weight in two weeks time without hard workout?

Rapid Weight loss: This asking for some secret magic key is not realistic. Nor are there any true weight loss secrets that skip the basics of weight loss. You must combine a low calorie high protein diet with increased activity to burn off the excess fat storage and sugars. ...Read more

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Is rollerblading a good way to lose weight quickly?

Depends: Exercise accounts for, on average 20-30% of your total energy needs. Diet accounts for 60% or more, unless you are a heavy exerciser (more than 250 min/week). So, you'd need to rollerblade quite a bit and eat healthy. ...Read more

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Is there a healthy weight to lose 100 lbs?

Is there a healthy weight to lose 100 lbs?

Absolutely yes!: Take your time and be patient with the process. Losing a lot of weight will take time and you should likely plan on a few years to accomplish it. Track your calories daily and implement a daily exercise program - target for 30 minutes per day. Use a tracking program such as www.Choosemyplate.Gov to track both and it will help you identify healthy food choices and the right caloric intake. ...Read more

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Can you really gain 5 pounds in a day?

Can you really gain 5 pounds in a day?

It is possible: It is possible in pathological condition to gain massive amount of weight . The scenario could be untreated pulmonary edema , or congestive heart failure , acute renal failure , massive transfusion with out urine output etc. In physiological ( normal condition) it is difficult if not impossible to gain a healthy 5lb per day. ...Read more

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I am 240 pounds would like to loose weight how many calories should I burn each day to loose weight fast but in a healthy way?

I am 240 pounds would like to loose weight how many calories should I burn each day to loose weight fast but in a healthy way?

Height? Assume 5'6": Congratulations on taking on a project that will teach you a lot about energy balance for life. Goal weight should be about 135 pounds (more if taller). That's 100+ lb wt loss; losing 25+ lbs would be tremendous. Eat about 1500 calories daily focused on veggies, fruits, whole grains, healthy protein and fat. Burn off an extra 300 calories daily. Goal loss: 1to 1.5 lb/wk. Persevere....BE PATIENT! ...Read more

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I'm trying to lose atleast 20 pounds in a week what's the best way to shed the pounds?

I'm trying to lose atleast 20 pounds in a week what's the best way to shed the pounds?

Not healthy option: That is too much weight to loose in one week. It is healthier to loose about 1/2 to 1.5 lbs a week by exercising and eating healthier foods and smaller portions. This is not only safe, but also will allow you to keep off the weight. Rapid weight loss usually does not last and will be put back on. Losing 20 lbs should be achieved over a period of about 5-6 months. ...Read more