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Dr. Martin Fried
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Gaining Weight (Definition)

An increase in a person's weight over ...Read more


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Dieting but not loosing much weight.

Dieting but not loosing much weight.

Calorie count: 4000 calories is about 1 pound. this is not easily acheived and takes consistent changes in behavior. http://www.amazon.com/dp/0692496157/ might give some further ideas on this. ...Read more

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Why am I still gaining weight while dieting and exercising?

Why am I still gaining weight while dieting and exercising?

Tricky: First wt (lb) x 10 = calories used 4000 calories net in or out is a pound gained/lost. Eat less,exercise more. Learn from mistakes on why that didn't work out. https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1775472781/1708440999?token=378a5145 I suspect because you are under 160 pound, burn under 1600 cal a day before exercise and do under an hour of exercise. ...Read more

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Why am I gaining weight while eating healthy, doing cardio, and weight lifting?

Why am I gaining weight while eating healthy, doing cardio, and weight lifting?

Weight: You may be gaining in muscle mass but losing fat. Ensure your calorie intake is less then your calorie expenditure. An increase in muscle mass can be very helpful in increasing your metabolic rate. ...Read more

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Why am I gaining weight even though I'm dieting and exercising?

Why am I gaining weight even though I'm dieting and exercising?

See your Doctor: you may have hormonal/ metabolic issues and your general doctor should do series of blood works to give you a better evaluation and treatment plan. ...Read more

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I've been excersicing and reduced my calorie intake but still gaining weight. How do I lose weight?

I've been excersicing and reduced my calorie intake but still gaining weight. How do I lose weight?

Need to do more: You have to create a negative energy balance before you will lose weight. So eat lesser amount of calories and burn more daily and you are bound to lose weight. But you must know that it takes a lot of exercise to burn enough calories to lose one pound of weight(it is 3500 calories burned to lose one pound of fat/weight). ...Read more

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Gained 2kg, been drinking more water, eat some bad food but exercising more and doing weight lifting. Why am I gaining weight?

Gained 2kg, been drinking more water, eat some bad food but exercising more and doing weight lifting. Why am I gaining weight?

The weight gain: could easily be just from fluid retention. Potentially you are building muscle which will also cause weight gain. This is unlikely to be anything serious. If it persists, see a health care professional for blood work and evaluation. ...Read more

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How come anorexics lose weight by starving but i gain weight?

How come anorexics lose weight by starving but i gain weight?

Because you: Eat in-between and eat to excess after your periods of starving. Anorectics also abuse laxative and induce vomiting to cut caloric intake even further, and they do it for months and years, not just hours and days like you do. That's why they develop such severe and often life-threatening illnesses. ...Read more

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Could i lose weight eating healthy without exercises?

Could i lose weight eating healthy without exercises?

Yes, but: There is no better way than eating right and regular (daily) exercise. ...Read more

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I am eating helthy food but still gaining weight why ?????

I am eating helthy food but still gaining weight why ?????

Because you're: eating more calories than you're burning off. Eat healthy food, but less of it and increase your activity. ...Read more

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Eating more but losing weight?

Eating more but losing weight?

See doctor: Eating more but losing weight can be the result of many things. Are you increasing physical activity? Are you eating more calories or more high quality food with fewer calories? You should check with your doctor, diabetes can be associated with unintentional weight loss as well as several other medical problems. ...Read more

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Why am i gaining weight while eating vegetarian?

Vegeatarian weight : Lots of starches in the diet can still increase your calories. Try more high water content veggies and less starches. ...Read more

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Would I lose weight if I am eating maintenance calories but add in cardio exercise?

Would I lose weight if I am eating maintenance calories but add in cardio exercise?

4 basic factors: 1- what do you eat? ( diet) 2- what do you do and how often? ( exercise) 3- who are you? ( mentally ) : i.e.- a photo of yourself looking the best you ever looked pasted to your dressing room mirror. 4- Trick your body into feeling full: 8-10 glasses f water/day, cereals, bran fiber. Just for starters. ...Read more

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Could I still lose weight/fat just by counting calories not necessarily eating healthy balanced diet?

Could I still lose weight/fat just by counting calories not necessarily eating healthy balanced diet?

To lose weight...: In order to lose weight you have to burn more calories than those that you consume. Yes, you could do that. However, by not eating healthy you are putting yourself at risk of other health problems, like for example: anemia, constipation, acid reflux, even some type of cancers down the road. It is always good to eat as healthy as possible along to practice exercise. You will definitely good. ...Read more

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Anorexia recovery: increased calories but same weight. How long until i start gaining weight again?

Anorexia recovery: increased calories but same weight. How long until i start gaining weight again?

Calories, Nutrients: There are formulas 4calculating how many calories/day someone needs 2consume 2maintain certain weight. They take into account person's height, current weight & activity level. Websites that also help ppl track what they eat, nutrients they're getting, etc., usu. Have their own formulas (e.g., mynetdiary.Com, fitday.Com, livestrong.Com's myplate). But do learn about nutrition, eating balanced diet. ...Read more

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How much time of exercising and eating loads before weight gain?

How much time of exercising and eating loads before weight gain?

Tricky: women don't necessarily get much increase in muscle mass. Sorry. Muscle tone changes in 2 weeks. If there is gain in muscle size, it STARTS at about 1-2 months. ...Read more

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Having trouble losing weight. Keep gaining while being healthy. Gained 10 to 15 lbs this past month. Eating healthy and being active?

Having trouble losing weight. Keep gaining while being healthy. Gained 10 to 15 lbs this past month. Eating healthy and being active?

Weight loss: What are you eating? How much exercise? What Meds are you on? Have you had lab work done? Which labs? How much sleep do u get? How much water do u eat? What other treatments are u currently doing? These are some questions that need answered to help you. ...Read more

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Could i lose weight by exercising, and not dieting?

Could i lose weight by exercising, and not dieting?

Yes: If you maintain the same diet, the performance of regular exercise will help you burn off calories and ultimately lose weight usually a combination of exercise and diet modification is the best way to lose weight. ...Read more