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Food That Increase Metabolism And Fat Burning
Does eating high fat but low carb foods make you lose weight but higher cholesterol levels or is ingested fats also stored as fat in our bodies?
Fat has calories: Fatty foods are packed with calories, twice the number of carbs or proteins for the same amount of food. So high fat is not going to help you lose weight just because you are avoiding starches and sugars (carbs). Your total calorie intake needs to go down and/or your exercise up to lose weight. Start reading labels with portion size and calorie content as well as the breakdown carb/protein/fats. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Is it okay to eat a lot of protien food but no or low fat and sugar ? While bodybuilding and losing fat weight ?
Need healthy fat: You can eat a lot of protein, but you still need healthy fats like omega 3's, monounsaturated like avocado and olive oil, etc. You can avoid processed sugar. You still need veggies, and high fiber fruits for their antioxidants and vitamins. You can have 2-3 servings/day of these fruits and that can be your dessert. Stay away from highly processed carbs. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Want to lose sum weight, what contains more fat sugar, starches or carbohydrates which should I cut off or consume less of? Wnt mostly to lose belly fat
Eat less ; exerc: The key to losing weight is not a temporary diet but permanent changes. Sugars ; simple carbs from grains esp. Cause weight gain. It's also wise to avoid fried foods. I like dr. Furhman's diet: http://bit.Ly/1dhw9ht dr. Weil has useful info: http://huff.To/19ygs8y- see his "discuss that" link in his article. Exercise is also important! it's also best to choose organic foods:http://bit.Ly/19x. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I've been losing weight by eating better but is it good to lose weight by minimizing carbs and fat and increasing protein intake?
Generally, yes: low carb and higher protein is healthy and a good way to loose weight. There are good carbs and bad carbs. Good carbs basically include vegetables and bad carbs include junk food. Congrats and continued health. Don't forget that eggs, including the yolks, are god for you. ...Read more
Does wheat increase the amount of fat that is stored in abdominal cavity? I was curious if a primarily carb diet from wheat leads to more weight gain.
Yes if large amounts: A diet high in sugars and starches is probably the greatest contributor to obesity. The book wheat belly makes the case that wheat is a major factor. See http://thehealingproject.Us/2012/09/22/book-summary-wheat-belly-by-william-davis-md/ for a good summary. However, there are some strong critiques http://noglutennoproblem.Blogspot.Com/2012/03/wheat-belly-busted.Html see my comments for more:. ...Read more
Anything other than exercise, sleep, and protein that increase protein synthesis?
i've heard ginseng and ginger increase protein synthesis.
No: No they do not.Get a more detailed answer ›
Skinny guy - gaining weight. What's the best regular food item to eat? Any supplements that can slow down the metabolism?
Complex carbohydrate: Complex carbohydrates such as sweet potatoes, whole grains, beans and legumes - provide starch, stored as glycogen which is available to you for your workouts and for your muscles- so when you do resistance training to build up muscle mass- you will have the energy to do so. Building muscle is probably the best way to gain healthy weight. GOOD LUCK ...Read more
Good question: No one knows how this can occur and done let anyone sell you any crazy products. My advice is to eat a balanced diet that favors good protein, moderate good fats and low sugars or carbohydrates coupled with good weight training and cardio. That should activate thermogenesis. At leat twice a week you should take your heart rate to 85% of max through intervals after checking with your doctor. ...Read more
What's the difference of overeating sugary/fatty foods and overeating healthy foods with same amoutn of calories?
Metabolism: Not all calories are created equal. The body metabolizes high sugar foods, including alcohol, very quickly into fat if these calories are not needed to sustain physical exercise. Most of us do not burn the amount of calories we eat. Unless we are in control of our eating. Do replace your junk food with healthy foods with the same # of calories. See for yourself. I bet you will lose some lbs. ...Read more
No: You need to stop reading disinformation websites. Now, people tend to overeat greasy and sugary stuff and that's how they get fat. The public therefore comes to believe that this stuff is "bad for you" and people are ready to believe that is causes other problems as well. In fact, acne & most other skill trouble is mostly unrelated to diet, and balding is hereditary. ...Read more
Can I lose stomach fat and still increase muscle mass by restricting calories? Or is a calorie surplus needed to gain muscle?
What's the best way to gain lean muscle mass, lose body fat and increase testosterone levels? What types of food / supplements recommended?
Well: No way to increase your testosterone . Eat healthy meals that are balanced in nutrition and exercise that is balanced with cardio and weights and strengthen your core. You might benefit from a personal trainer to get that six pack look you want. Supplements really do more harm than good. Healthy eating supplies your supplements! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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