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Eating Right And Working Out And Gaining Weight
Muscle: When you build muscle your weight may go up due to the fact that muscle weighs more than fat. Keep up with your program and you will see results, feel healthier, and look better! ...Read more
Pants size, not wt. : U basically need to burn more calories than you take in. Increase your exercise, choose healthier, less-caloric foods and drinks. A lot of hidden calories in juices and alcohol. Nice thing is that if u build more muscle you will even burn more calories while you sleep! and don"t focus too much on weight. Muscle weighs more than fat but that's ok--its good weight ! focus on clothing size. ...Read more
Weight gain: Gaining weight that is disproportionate with the amount of food ingested can be related to a variety of systemic disease/disorders. Hypothyroidism is one of those diseases which can cause significant weight gain without eating a lot. Speak with your doctor to help evaluate your condition and good luck! ...Read more
Why can't I lose weight while on depo provera? Been eating healthy, working out, and still GAINING and not losing?
Need balance: amount you eat is more than you loose in exercise etc keep a record of eating and work out then slowly reduce eating and increase work out ...Read more
I keep putting on weight 18-24 pounds per month,while eating healthy diet and exercising regularly.Kidneys,liver and heart are o.k.Please help.
Lipozene: I am not a big fan of medicines for weight loss. You are much better off seeing both a dietitian and a tainer if possible. If you cannot afford either or do not have the time try and get some workout at home. Also please go on-line to "NuVal" and get an idea of the "good, the bad, and the ugly"! Take your time losing weight and strengthening your body and your friends will be jealous. ...Read more
Likely- yes.: Foods to help with healthy weight gain: almonds, cashews, pecans, sunflower seeds, flax seeds, walnuts, hummus, avocadoes, granola, trail mix, dried fruits, extra virgin olive oil, canola oil, protein shakes, protein bars, lean meats, poultry, fish, smoothies (with added silken tofu or powdered milk), greek yogurt (full –fat), pasta/ bagels ; use of juice rather than soda. Whey protien also. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Weight gain so I have changed my diet, cut out soda and fatty foods and I am still gaining weight. Mostly just in the waist. Any ideas?
Hello. : Hello. If you have not seen your physician in a while, recommend that you be evaluated to determine if there is any medical reason to explain your weight gain. Sometimes people make the mistake of cutting down on their calories too drastically, this can paradoxically slow down the metabolic rate (and lead to more weight gain). If you aren't already doing it; recommend aerobic activity as well as weight lifting to enhance muscle mass. ...Read more
I have started working out (30mins skipping, tummy exercises, stretching). What should a eat in addition to fruits and veggies for faster weight loss?
How can I lose the weight from antidepressants.I exercise and diet and still gaining weight around my tummy.Please advise?
See your doctor: I can understand why the weight gain is a concern. Your effort to exercise and monitor food intake is commendable. It is possible that medications used to treat depression and anxiety may be having an impact. However, it is important that you discuss this concern further with your doctor, who can rule out other potential and treatable causes of weight gain. Hope this helps. All the best. ...Read more
Dieting for weight loss, reduced cal to 2000/day from 2500/day. Eating balanced and nutritious. feel sick and starving at night and cant sleep. Why?
Count calories: You can lose weight if the amount of calories you burn up is greater than the amount of calories you consume. If you are still swelling despite limiting your calories then get checked. If your protein blood level or Albumin levels are low or there is congestive heart failure then swelling can occur. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Have gained weight from taking lustral and amitryptaline, nearly off them, will I lose the weight through proper eating and exercise?
Yes, possible weight: gain. Unfortunately, doctors often do not address this when prescribing medicine, despite weight gain being very troubling for the many patients. To loose weight please eat less, exercise more and visit your doctor for physical exam routinely. Nothing crazy, just change your life style. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Food & thyroid check: You may be eating healthy but still eating too much. Check your portion size, particularly portions of high carb fruits and veggies. Drink adequate water to burn fat. Muscle is heavier than fat, so you may have extra weight by fat conversion. Have your thyroid tested and be sure your TSH is less than 3.0 for optional thyroid function in your body. ...Read more
If i workout by doing cardio and weightlifting and lose body fat but gain muscle and my weight only goes down by like 30lbs is it still bad for heart?
When losing weight, eating right and exercise go hand in hand. What is important to know about eating healthy?
Messages: There is a lot of research going on in the field of nutrigenomics - how food can influence genes. Think about what kind of messages we are sending with processed food versus whole foods. Through the right nutrients you can influence the metabolic pathways in your body to obtain better health. ...Read more
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