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How shall I go about losing weight?

How shall I go about losing weight?

How to lose weight: To lose weight insure that calories burned > calories consumed. Drink at least 8 - 8 oz glasses of water per day. Try for 8 hours of sleep/night. Aim for at least 5 servings of vegetables & 4 servings of fruit per day. Use whole grain when possible. Avoid sodas, alcohol & junk carbohydrates. Get in a good mix of aerobic & weight lifting exercises. ...Read more

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I want to lose weight how do I go about it?

I want to lose weight how do I go about it?

Low carb diet: I've found a low carb (no starch or sugar) ketogenic diet containing about 60+ grams is protein and below 40 grams of carbohydrate along with mild exercise the most effective for weight, fat and girth loss. If you get in mild ketosis which is fat burning state your hunger level will be very little. ...Read more

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Can you lose weight without going to the gym?

Can you lose weight without going to the gym?

Short answer, yes: Restricting caloric intake always works. It's just so hard to do.
Most people do better with a balanced diet, perhaps with less carbohydrates and more protein than usual 'healthy diets' (think South Beach Diet or slow carb diets). You will be better off doing both the diet and exercise, especially resistance (weight lifting) training. Increase your muscle mass (even a few %) and its easier... ...Read more

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How do I lose weight without going to the gym?

How do I lose weight without going to the gym?

Nutrient dense foods: Eat foods that are nutrient dense (like meat, fish, poultry, eggs, cheese, low starch vegatables and water) avoid foods that are not nutrient dense (like starches and sugars, including fruit)
nutrient dense foods will increase your basal metabolic rate. On the other hand, starches and sugars impair thyroid metabolism via affects on your liver (which helps activate thyroid hormone). ...Read more

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How often should I go to the gym to lose weight?

How often should I go to the gym to lose weight?

Why not work with a: Trainer to develop a customized plan for you. I don't know if you only weight train at the gym or if you do all your cardio work there too. ...Read more

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Please describe a good, easy diet to go on to lose weight?

Please describe a good, easy diet to go on to lose weight?

Healthy choices: 5-7 servings of fruits and vegetables a day. 3-5 ounces of lean meat, chicken or fish as protein, or eggs, or 1 cup of milk. Complex carbohydrates in the form of whole grains, should make up 1/4 of your plate servings. 1/2 your plate should be fresh fruits and or vegetables. And 1/4 of your plate should be protein. Beans and legumes are also healthy carbohydrates. Avoid too much fat, fried foods. ...Read more

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What are some common diets that people go on to lose weight?

What are some common diets that people go on to lose weight?

Nutrient dense foods: Eat foods that are nutrient dense (like meat, fish, poultry, eggs, cheese, low starch vegatables and water) avoid foods that are not nutrient dense (like starches and sugars, including fruit)
nutrient dense foods will increase your basal metabolic rate. On the other hand, starches and sugars impair thyroid metabolism via affects on your liver (which helps activate thyroid hormone). ...Read more

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How can I lose weight by not going to the gym? What can I do?

How can I lose weight by not going to the gym? What can I do?

Exercise at home. ..: Or outside. Housework and yard work can be turned into exercise if you get your heart rate up. Or go for walks. Exercise will help, but to be successful at losing weight it's important to change eating habits too, like cutting down on portion sizes, eating regularly throughout the day, and eating only until satisfied. Eat foods that will fill you up without a lot of calories, like whole grains. ...Read more

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I feel like giving up on losing weight, how do I keep it going?

I feel like giving up on losing weight, how do I keep it going?

Weight loss: Talk with a friend, make small advances, reward yourself with a non-food treat. Baby steps. ...Read more

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I want to go off pill and lose weight or should I stay on pill?

I want to go off pill and lose weight or should I stay on pill?

I don't know you: Or your needs. This might be better to discuss with your own personal physician. Take care. ...Read more

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What to do if I do not want to lose my mum. Is she going to die?

What to do if I do not want to lose my mum. Is she going to die?

There isn't: Enough info to answer this question. If she is lll - her physician may be the best person to answer this. ...Read more

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How can I go get another retainer after losing mine a couple months ago?

How can I go get another retainer after losing mine a couple months ago?

Replace retainer?: Of course. Retention is an important phase of your orthodontic treatment. Expect to pay a fee for the new retainer because lab costs are significant for the doctor. ...Read more

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What are the best ways to lose weight without going or a diet or taking pills?

What are the best ways to lose weight without going or a diet or taking pills?

Eat healthy: 5-7 servings of fruits and vegetables a day. 3-5 ounces of lean meat, chicken or fish as protein, or eggs, or 1 cup of milk. Complex carbohydrates in the form of whole grains, should make up 1/4 of your plate servings. 1/2 your plate should be fresh fruits and or vegetables. And 1/4 of your plate should be protein. Beans and legumes are also healthy carbohydrates. Avoid too much fat, fried foods. ...Read more

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What is better? Waiting to lose weight before going out or staying in till fit?

What is better? Waiting to lose weight before going out or staying in till fit?

Weight: If your concerned about losing weight stay away from situations where you will be tempted to eat poorly. Best wishes. ...Read more

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How can I lose 5 or 6 pounds in a couple of weeks? Should I go on a water fast?

How can I lose 5 or 6 pounds in a couple of weeks? Should I go on a water fast?

Don't recommend: Water fast. Your body will go into starvation mode. Your metabolic rate will drop in response. You will eat up your muscle rate ; you will put weight back on at a super fast rate. Eat healthfully ; be physically active. Aim for 7.5 to 8 hrs of sleep / night. Hydrate w at least 64 oz of water / day. Calories burned must > calories consumed. Do both cardio ; weight training. You can mix ; match. ...Read more

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I'm wondering is going to the gym and eating heathier a good way to lose weight?

I'm wondering is going to the gym and eating heathier a good way to lose weight?

Yes. Do it slowly by: Not rushing into losing too much too soon, as you might not be able to maintain it then.
Believe in yourself in doing it, as nothing is impossible. Good luck. ...Read more

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Go to the gym 3 time a week but still got a baby tum, how do I lose it? Thank you.

Go to the gym 3 time a week but still got a baby tum, how do I lose it? Thank you.

Abs made in kitchen: Congrats for taking steps to exercise and be healthy. Many factors influence body fat composition - stress (excess cortisol tends to increase belly fat), sleep (get enough!), diet and exercise. Clean eating (lots of water, fresh veggies, lean sources of protein, healthy fats such as avocados) and reduction of processed foods and carbs in the form of breads/pasta should help you create changes. ...Read more

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For what length of time do I need to go on the exercise bike a day to lose weight?

That depends: That is variable. Here are two articles who can help to hone down the answer depending on things like your weight, speed, type of bike etc. Http://www. Livestrong. Com/article/92215-bicycling-exercise/#ixzz2xw6cvpaw & http://www. Nutristrategy. Com/caloriesburnedcycling. Htm. ...Read more

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I'm curious how i'd go about losing weight with the non nutritious food in my house?

I'm curious how i'd go about losing weight with the non nutritious food in my house?

Non nutritious foods: Unless you have outstanding willpower, your only option is to throw away all the non nutritious foods and refrain from purchasing any additional non nutritious foods. ...Read more

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Is it true that diabetes never goes away even if you lose all the weight you need to?

Is it true that diabetes never goes away even if you lose all the weight you need to?

Semantics: Best to always consider yourself a diabetic once the diagnosis has been made, even if healthy lifestyle changes has normalized your blood sugars. Reason is, there's still some underlying pancreatic dysfunction and identifying yourself as a diabetic will help reinforce the continued need for healthy choices. ...Read more

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Please tell me what amount of weight should I shoot to lose when first going on a diet?

Please tell me what amount of weight should I shoot to lose when first going on a diet?

Depends: On the approach of weight loss been used. If diet and exercise alone 1 to 2lbs a week may be optimal. However if combined with apetite suppressant first week losses of 4 lbs are not unusual. ...Read more

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Hello dr, by having a spoonful of honey before going to bed can easily lose up to 3lbs a week?

Hello dr, by having a spoonful of honey before going to bed can easily lose up to 3lbs a week?

Honey diet: No. Eating a spoonful of honey before bedtime, or any other time of day, will not help you lose weight. The way to lose weight is by using up more calories than you take in. Eat less and move more. Admittedly easier said than done, but that is what it takes. ...Read more

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Is it possible to lose 5kg in 4 weeks as I am 5 ft 7 and weigh 76kg and want to go down to 71kg?

No.: It is reasonable to lose about 1/2 kg per week. Anything else is a bit excessive and is certainly not sustainable. ...Read more

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Will I lose weight if I go on a strict veggie diet where I ONLY eat veggies for x-amount of time?

Will I lose weight if I go on a strict veggie diet where I ONLY eat veggies for x-amount of time?

Caloric Restriction: You will lose weight and live longer if you practice caloric restriction not only for weight loss but as a healthy lifestyle practice. You do not need a diet that restricts your bodies access to vital nutrients like complete proteins, calcium, iron and Vitamin B12 not found in plants. I suggest you adopt a delicious nutritious diet like the Mediterranean diet and decrease your caloric intake. ...Read more

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Is it possible to lose 4kg in 4 weeks? As I weigh 75kg and need to go down to 71kg for a boxing fight?

Is it possible to lose 4kg in 4 weeks? As I weigh 75kg and need to go down to 71kg for a boxing fight?

Possibly: But that is a lot of weight to lose that quickly and would probably make you so weak you might not be able to get into the ring. ...Read more

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What's a good way to lose a large amount of weight without going through drastic measures like surgery?

What's a good way to lose a large amount of weight without going through drastic measures like surgery?

Diet and exercise: In order to lose weight you must utilize more calories than you consume. Increasing physical activity through walking, biking, etc will increase calorie utilization. You will also need to reduce calorie intake by eliminating items like high-calorie beverages and fried foods, and eating lean protein sources such as chicken, turkey and fish along with green vegetables. ...Read more

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