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Relationship between energy balance and weight management?

Relationship between energy balance and weight management?

Relationships: The myth out there is that if you want to lose weight you need to eat less and exercise more.This works in the short term but not really in the long term.Focus on a low glycemic index diet and you are more likely to lose weight rather than the amount of calories you consume. ...Read more

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Dr. David Wyatt
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Weight Management (Definition)

Weight management is a treatment for a person with abnormal weight (usually somebody who is too obese, but sometimes a person who is too thin). Weight management includes behavioral changes, exercise plans, changes ...Read more


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What is the relationship between energy balance and weight management?

The ratio: Your energy balance is the balance of calories consumed through eating and drinking compared to calories burned through physical activity. Energy in is what you eat and drink. Energy out is what you burn through physical activity. ...Read more

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What is the relationship between energy balance weight management?

What is the relationship between energy balance weight management?

Energy/weight: Very interesting question!we used to think that 'calories in/calories out' is all one needed to do to lose weight.That is, expend more calories than you take in.Unfortunately , this does not really help with weight loss in the long term.Focus on the quality of food(low glycemic index) rather than quantity.Also remember, you cannot exercise your way to weight loss! ...Read more

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What is the difference between energy balance and weight management?

What is the difference between energy balance and weight management?

Totally different: One has to do with activity and the other is a static state. ...Read more

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What is the relationship between food intake physical activity and weight management?

Divine orchestra: Weight management depends on both the foods you eat, hormonal balance, and your physical activity. Foods provide both calories and important biochemical information to your body -- you can affect the proteins your genes make through the foods you eat. These in turn affect your metabolism, which eventually affects your weight. Physical activity affects your metabolism too. Balance is key! ...Read more

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Is there a best weight control medication available with and without prescription for people with hepatitis b?

No: I am not a fan of weight control medications. Many of them are dangerous. Patient's with liver disease should be especially cautious. Nothing beats calorie control and increased activity. ...Read more

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Consistent BP of 170/80 and fastng sugar of 7.2 even after excercising weight control and eating healthy? Age 56.what not to eat?

Consistent BP of 170/80 and fastng sugar of 7.2 even after excercising weight control and eating healthy? Age 56.what not to eat?

Avoid Carbs/Sugars: Carbohydrate means all sugars, both simple & complex. Diabetes Mellitus is defined as elevated sugar, thus avoid all sugars, this includes most fruit. Instead go HFLC & study DietDoctor.com, Gary Taubes, Peter Attia, Robert Lustig. The LowFat diet (promoted by Ancel Keys & George McGovern) is Not healthy. It drives Obesity, Diabetes, Cardiovascular Disease, Cancer, elevated blood pressure, etc. ...Read more

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Are high-carbohydrate diets good or bad for losing weight and weight control?

Are high-carbohydrate diets good or bad for losing weight and weight control?

Low Carb: The typical overweight person will lose weight faster on a low or no carb diet. Carbohydrates are typically broken down into sugars very fast, so they are not very good at keepin us feel full. These wide swings in blood sugar contribute to over eating and Insulin resistance. High protein diets tend to keep us feeling fuller and blood sugars more stable. ...Read more

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Are eating complex carbohydrates better for weight control than simple carbohydrates like rice?

Are eating complex carbohydrates better for weight control than simple carbohydrates like rice?

Carb Quandry : Some "complex" carbs(brown rice, whole wheat) are metabolized slowly and are better for weight management but ultimately if you consume more calories than you need you will gain weight. Reduce all carbs, especially simple carbs(white bread, rice or pasta). Eat frequent(6) small meals a day. Exercise vigorously for about 150 min a week, drink plenty (60 oz) of water and get 8 hours of good sleep. ...Read more

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Is it better to have dessert in the morning than in the evening with regard to weight control?

Weight Control: Think of food as fuel. If you pair your food with your activity then rather than store calories in fat you will tend to burn calories for work. Simple sugars are quickly available to the body so if you eat them and relax or go to sleep your body will tend to store the extra calories until you have work without food. Eating most of your calories earlier in the day to use while active is best. ...Read more

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