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Gaining Weight Too Fast
Yes: If you eat too few calories your bodies metabolism will slow down and go into starvation mode and try to store asana calories as it can, which initially will slow your weight loss. ...Read more
Right: Eating too much of any food, not just carbohydrates will cause weight gain. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low fat milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco or alcohol in any form. Practice safe sex. ...Read more
No such thing: We have been told by many in the weight loss "industry" that 2-3 pounds a week is safe. But through gastric bypass we now know 1-3 pounds daily is perfectly safe as well and can lead to amazing improvements. I get my patients to lose 1-2 pounds a day without the surgery by putting them on a similar diet as the gastric bypass. They've all done fine and lost weight "safely.". ...Read more
Gain weight fast: Our bodies, like animals, are designed via evolution to be efficient. The body tries to waste as little energy as possible and store as much as it can. Therefore, we store energy easily (gain weight), and find it tough to lose weigh. The key is to burn off more calories than you take in through routine exercise and healthy eating. ...Read more
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
If a body-builder: Very hard for exercise to increase weight unless one is a body-builder. Exercise burns calories, so if one does not eat or drink more calories than he is using during his exercise, then his body will burn up fat as fuel. However, if a person drinks a large orange juice (about 300 calories) while exercising, and exercises away only 200 calories, he will still get fatter even though he's exercising. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Talk to your Doctor: If you have no medical problems or contraindications to wt. Loss. Lose weight by less calories taken in (food) & more calories going out (daily activity). Most people do not realize they take in close to 3500 calories per day, but only may need 2000. Excess calories equals added weight. Important: eat small meals every 3 hours to keep blood sugar level & avoid cravings. www.thin.tsfl.com. ...Read more
There is no magic,: stop eating, elevator shoes &/or major surgery are about it, none a good idea. Using muscles & not eating will drive burning body fat yet rare to be willing to do this for long. Most important cut out carbs. At late teenage, the bone epiphyses are closed (or closing) so increases in bone length & height have ended short of aggressive/expensive/painful surgery to lengthen leg bones. ...Read more
Diet: Study after study shows that short-term diets are not effective in maintaining weight loss. What you need is lifestyle changes and eat in a healthy way from now on. Fewer carbohydrates and fats along with increased reliance on vegetables will be very helpful. Activity is also important so a regular exercise program is recommended. Make healthy lifestyle changes and avoid the yo-yo dieting. ...Read more
Usually not fast: It depends on the athlete's fitness level, but generally it takes some time for the body's metabolism to slow down enough to begin putting on weight. ...Read more
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