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Dr. Daniel Saurborn
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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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Want to lose weight no soda trying to eat dinner before 7 eating 2 belvita biscuits for breakfast and eating light like salad in between please help?

Want to lose weight no soda trying to eat dinner before 7 eating 2 belvita biscuits for breakfast and eating light like salad in between please help?

Losing weight: Make certain that you diet contains adequate amounts of protein or you will begin to lose muscle mass instead of fat. 18 yo needs 80-120 grams of protein daily. Eat lots of fruits and vegetables and eliminate soda and most baked goods like bread, pasta and pizza. Get 150 minutes per week of cardio and strength exercise like yoga or Pilates. Good luck. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more

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Does yoga and eating salads and soups for dinner help one lose weight?

Does yoga and eating salads and soups for dinner help one lose weight?

Only if few calories: Helpful weight loss diets have natural foods that take time to chew but contain few calories. Examples include carrots, celery, and iceberg lettuce (little/no salad dressing). When shopping for fruits, buy small ones no bigger than a tennis ball, because fruits have sugar. Some soups are good, others have lots of calories. A calorie is a calorie, but surely avoid sugar & simple starch calories. ...Read more

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Suggestions about how i can lose weight? What if i only eat salad for a whole year?

Suggestions about how i can lose weight? What if i only eat salad for a whole year?

Weight loss: Eat a plant diet like the mediterranean diet and exercise 40 to 50 minutes 4 to 5 times a week in your target zone, being a little breathy. Best. ...Read more

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Can i eat salad & fruit on the master cleanse & still lose weight?

Can i eat salad & fruit on the master cleanse & still lose weight?

To Lose Weight: I understand your desire to lose weight. The Master Cleanse has organic lemon juice, cayenne pepper, and maple syrup mixture that is rich in vitamins nutrients It is ok to eat Salads and fruits, healthy meals. Accept your weight at this time and set small goals at a time to lose weight. Feel good about your ongoing accomplishments. See a Nutritionist for caloric intake and Therapist for stress ...Read more

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I am unable to lose weight i eat salads and exercise constantly the doctors won't perscribe me anything what is the best over-the-counter aid?

I am unable to lose weight i eat salads and exercise constantly the doctors won't perscribe me anything what is the best over-the-counter aid?

Thyroid: If you are eating properly and exercising regularly with no results, you need blood work to check your thyroid levels. If your doctor refuses, find a new one. ...Read more

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Thoughts? Could salad help me lose weight?

Thoughts? Could salad help me lose weight?

Could, but be wise..: Depending on how you fix your salad, it could contain a few hundred to even a few thousand calories. Salads are tricky. Mixed greens with vegetables and light dressing would be best, perhaps with some tuna or salmon added for protein. Avoid creamy dressings, ham, cheese, bacon bits. ...Read more

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Is it possible for me to lose weight by feeding on salad and water?

That may not be : Balanced ; your metabolic rate may actually slow. 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. Check: http://www.Prohealth.Com/weightloss/tools/exercise/calculator1_2.Cfm. ...Read more