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I weight 225 pounds 6'0ft i need to lose weight fast. What weight loss products can I use to lose 70 pounds?

I weight 225 pounds 6'0ft i need to lose weight fast. What weight loss products can I use to lose 70 pounds?

Agree w Dr. Rahimi: 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 stop eating junk food and lose weight?

How to stop eating junk food and lose weight?

Have you a mind: Of your own? There are no short cuts and you must look to the renewed vigor and health that you will bring to yourself. ...Read more

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Can you really lose weight eating wheat germ in lettuce wraps?

Can you really lose weight eating wheat germ in lettuce wraps?

Weight loss anytime: Losing weight has nothing to do with what you eat, a recent study showed. If you follow a diet that lowers your consumption of calories, you will lose weight whether it is high fat or low fat, high protein or low carb. It's basic math: eat less, weigh less. www.ncbi.nlm. Gov/pmc/articles/pmc2763382/. ...Read more

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If i start eating healthy and wearing a waist trimmer that makes you sweat more while exercising will i lose water weight and fat or water weight only?

If i start eating healthy and wearing a waist trimmer that makes you sweat more while exercising will i lose water weight and fat or water weight only?

Most waist trimmer: belts are made of a rubber substance (Neoprene) and promote sweating where applied.Yes, there is more sweating/loss of water, but the amount is small and does not contribute significantly to weight loss. Your healthy eating plan, especially if you have a modest calorie deficit each day, is much more likely to result in weight loss including fat, water, and hopefully not too much protein. Stay well ...Read more

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How can I lose fat rolls with out losing weight?

How can I lose fat rolls with out losing weight?

Add muscle: Do very hard resistance training and stay hungry, take in enough protein, and you may be able to do this. You can't spot-reduce. ...Read more

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Can eating small amounts of junk food help you lose weight?

Weight loss: Not a chance. However, if you were previously eating large amounts of junk food and cut down to small amounts that would certainly help. ...Read more

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How fast will you lose weight using something like the gym ball weight loss workout?

How fast will you lose weight using something like the gym ball weight loss workout?

Weight loss: Exercise in the gym can vary as intensity changes. Good vigorous exercise may burn between 400 and 800 cal/hr but that is very vigorous exercise indeed. 1 pound of fat is equivalent to 3500 cal so you can do the math and see that it will take roughly 7 days of intense exercise to lose 1 pound of fat. Some of your short-term weight loss may be just fluid shifts and not represent true weight loss. ...Read more

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I weigh 300 pounds and I decided to loose weight.Im walking and eating way less.Any tips to stay healthy in the weight loss proccess?

I weigh 300 pounds and I decided to loose weight.Im walking and eating way less.Any tips to stay healthy in the weight loss proccess?

Think long term!: Congrats on getting started on a life changing process! the key word is process. It takes time and patience. Don't get too caught up in the numbers. This is not a day to day process nor is it a week to week or even month to month process. You have to look at in terms of years. Set long term goals. As with any long term process you will have good days and bad days. Stay motivated and positive! ...Read more

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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 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?

Weight: First off congratulations! you are on the right path. Check into a low glycemic diet, mediterranean would be good example. Also do high intensity interval training 3 or 4 times a week. ...Read more

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What food should I eat or avoid eating in order to lose weight ?

Carbs: Minimize carbohydrates including breads, pasta, cheese, sodas of any king including diet, sweets an desserts. Control portion size and no snacking. ...Read more

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I want to lose weight with lemons-detox in 7 days.Just eat vegetables and drink water.Is this possible ? Cause i want to lose weight badly :(!

I want to lose weight with lemons-detox in 7 days.Just eat vegetables and drink water.Is this possible ? Cause i want to lose weight badly :(!

Not a great idea: Im a bigger fan of the south beach diet http://www.Southbeachdiet.Com/ and the slow carb diet http://fourhourworkweek.Com/2012/07/12/how-to-lose-100-pounds/ what you describe sounds like it might work in the short term, but won't get sustained, large amounts of weight off of you (more than 10 pounds). I have successfully used the sbd, and currently on the scd, with good results. ...Read more

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What can I eat to lose weight and maintain that weight loss?

Nutrition: 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. Be physically active with both cardio ; weight training. ...Read more

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Can I eat fruits only to lose weight and look healthier?

Can I eat fruits only to lose weight and look healthier?

Not advisable but...: You could try this for a few days but most experts these days feel a diet low in sugars & starches is the best way to lose weight & fruit is rich in sugar & starches.Far better would be a diet of mostly vegetables. As one loses weight toxins come out of our fat & we need protein to help detoxify so nuts & seeds for protein & essential oils helps too. I advise this diet: http://tinyurl.com/ktampgg ...Read more

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Do soaked soyabean helps in weight gain?

Do soaked soyabean helps in weight gain?

Yes, as a component.: Eat healthy high calorie foods. Eat 6 meals/day. Work on strength training to build your large muscle groups. Workout w heavier weights w fewer repetitions. Sleep at least 8 to 9 hrs/night. Hydrate well w water. Foods to help w healthy weight gain: almonds, cashews, pecans, sunflower seeds, flax seeds, walnuts, hummus, avocadoes, granola, trail mix, dried fruits, extra virgin olive oil, canola oil. ...Read more

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