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Hcg And Exercising On Diet
See details: By burning up more calories than you take in. ...Read more
refers to all the physical matter humans (like all living creatures) must take in on a recurring basis; only partially for energy. Like all life on planet humans are open systems which keep tearing down their structure & require intake of atoms/molecules from which to rebuild their structure. Intestinal lining cells replaced ~every 3 days. CaPO4 in bones ~every 6 years, ...Read more
Probably not: It wold depend on the amount of protein you consume and how much you work out to develop and keep the muscles. Low calorie diets may not supply the anount of carbs, protein and fat you will need to maintain. It would depend on your height and weight and age. I would be very careful, work with a reputable sports trainer, sports medicine doctor and reputable nutritionist. Danger! will robinson! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I was on the dash diet for four months and exercising the last two weeks no exercise and have not followed my diet eating more salt will this raise bp?
Listen to your body: A good diet and exercise have a much stronger effect on BP than medications. Eat 6 equal meals of non proceseed food, handle stress skillfully, and move for 60 minutes a day. You don't need to go to a gym. Pretend jump roping for 10 minutes 6 times a day improves circulation to the brain and body normalizing bp. You can start with 1 minute every 10 minutes if you are out of shape. ...Read more
I keep putting on weight 18-24 pounds per month,while eating healthy diet and exercising regularly.Kidneys,liver and heart are o.k.Please help.
Yes, but . . .: Drinking green tea (choose one that contains no sugar and little or no caffeine) can help with weight loss if it is substituting for other drinks that contain calories. Drinking green tea before each meal can also fill up the stomach somewhat, and make a person satisfied with a smaller meal. If substituting green tea for non-fat milk, one would need another source for vitamin d and calcium. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
By percentage, what should my ratio of carbs, protein, and fat be in my diet to lose weight while exercising 5 times a week?
Fortet Percentages: Keep it simple, forget percentages, that's no way to live, what you do on a "diet" needs to be done forever, best way is to identify causes of your wt gain in first place, here is list of top 5 causes: sugary drinks fast food fried foods skipping meals, bad snacks large portions these are in order of most important, cut out 2 of these & wt loss is easy!, note high carbs & fat top the list! ...Read more
Can I cure my prehypertension by exercising, eating healthy diet and losing weight on a regular basis ? Positive answer will relieve me from anxiety.
Count calories: You can lose weight if the amount of calories you burn up is greater than the amount of calories you consume. If you are still swelling despite limiting your calories then get checked. If your protein blood level or Albumin levels are low or there is congestive heart failure then swelling can occur. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Im 5'2" and 240 lbs. On a diet (no exercise). Is 1230 calories (mostly protein, fruits n veggies) a day too low to lose weight?
Its Fine: That is an okay amount.Get a more detailed answer ›
Started diet three days back by eating balanced food, no soft drinks and cycling 15 min everyday and breast feeding. Lost 2 kg but stopped losing. Why?
Dieting: Once the balance of your routine gets disturbed, then weight loss stops. For example, you could have been consuming more calories than usual or your exercise has gotten less intense despite cycling for the same amount of time. Cycling for longer time (half hour) or reducing caloris consumption (eat less, drinking more water) will resume your weight loss. ...Read more
Want to decrease my calorie intake to 1200 a day, with exercise, and eat mostly whole and natural foods, will a diet pill accelerate my weight loss?
Exercise: There is no basis for thinking a pill will accelerate weight loss in a healthful way. You are on the right track with eating natural and whole foods, emphasizing a balance and avoiding saturated fats. Resistance, weights and exercise are a healthy way to lose weight while eating lighter. ...Read more
Hypothyroid and on Euthyrox. Can't lose weight despite healthy eating and intense training 4x a week. Please help?
Thyroid level?: You need to make sure that you are on the correct dose of thyroid hormone by having a TSH level done. If this is normal and you are not losing weight, it is because, somehow, you are taking in the same number of calories as you are burning up. Despite eating "healthy", you still have to make sure you eat fewer calories in order to lose weight. ...Read more
How can I lose the weight from antidepressants.I exercise and diet and still gaining weight around my tummy.Please advise?
See your doctor: I can understand why the weight gain is a concern. Your effort to exercise and monitor food intake is commendable. It is possible that medications used to treat depression and anxiety may be having an impact. However, it is important that you discuss this concern further with your doctor, who can rule out other potential and treatable causes of weight gain. Hope this helps. All the best. ...Read more
DASH diet: Diet approaches to stop hypertension, can get it online. Easy, tasty, no gimmicks, able to stick with it long term. Emphasizes whole grains, legumes, veggies, fruits, low fat dairy, lean animal, especially fish, nuts. Low in sodium, fat, high in potassium, fiber; good supply of calcium. Shown in studies to help with bp, weight, blood sugar, cholesterol. ...Read more
It depends...: There should be no problem not exercising on the weekends. 5 days of exercise should be sufficient to accelerate weight loss. As for diet, certainly you don't have to be as strict and can allow yourself some treats on weekends, but it you go totally crazy and gorge on junk food during the weekend you can undo the benefits of your weekday diet. So it's best to be moderate in your indulgences! ...Read more