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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Losing Weight (Definition)

Many people resolve to lose weight in the New Year for different reasons. For those who are overweight or obese, there are many health benefits to losing weight. It can help decrease your chances of developing diseases including diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure, osteoarthritis, and even certain types of cancer. Low-calorie diets combined with increased physical activity are thought to be most effective long term. The healthiest weight loss regimen, therefore, is one that consists of making lifestyle changes that incorporate a balanced diet ...Read more


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Do the pills for healthy weight loss work?

Do the pills for healthy weight loss work?

No such thing: There are no weight loss pills that work and are also "healthy". Only prescription drugs work and they all have significant potential side effects. Check w/your doctor. Don't get you medical advice from tv or the internet. ...Read more

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What are some good healthy weight loss tips?

What are some good healthy weight loss tips?

0.5 to 1 lb a week: If you cut 500 calories each day you will lose one pound/week. Keep a food log, this is a good website: http://www.Livestrong.Com/thedailyplate/. Exercise 3 times a week for 30-40 minutes. Drink water when you are hungry to curb cravings and before each meal to control portion sizes. Eat whole grains, fruits and vegetables. Get 8 hours of sleep, sleep deprivation leads to weight gain. ...Read more

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How might one facilitate healthy weight loss?

How might one facilitate healthy weight loss?

Eat less than you: Burn off. It's 3500 calories burned off that you don't take in to lose a pound. Work with restricting intake and increasing activity. See a registered dietitian and maybe a personal trainer or exercise physiologist. Don't get your medical information from friends, tv or the internet. ...Read more

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Any tips for women for health and weight loss?

Takes work: Losing weight is conceptually simple. Ingest fewer calories than you burn up. All diets are based on this principal. You can burn calories faster with an exercise program. Enlist the aid of your family doctor and a nutritionist and an exercise specialist. ...Read more

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Can you tell me if weight loss will affect your health?

Can you tell me if weight loss will affect your health?

If loss is : significant it will likely effect your health. It may improve your health or hurt it depending on your current weight and medical conditions and how much is lost. Take care. ...Read more

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Can you tell me are cornflakes healthy for weight loss?

Can you tell me are cornflakes healthy for weight loss?

No: Weight loss should not be the focus. You can loose weight with many diets. It is essential muscle loss which is dangerous - if you do not balance your diet - body will start breaking down essential muscle like intestines and heart muscle which can be dangerous. Diet should be balanced, add endurance building activities and detoxification for proper weight loss. ...Read more

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Will i need soups for part of healthy weight loss plan?

Will i need soups for part of healthy weight loss plan?

Yes, it: You eat fewer total calories than you burn off. It's 3500 calories to the pound. Soups don't have much fiber or other nutrition, however, and can contain a lot of salt, which may not be good for you. Check w/a dietitian and eat a well-balanced diet plus exercise. ...Read more

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Which kind of diet is healthier and better for weight loss?

Healthy eating: 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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Gym, weight loss, healthy choice, can you give me some advice?

Gym, weight loss, healthy choice, can you give me some advice?

Weight loss: The best advice, if you can afford it, is to go to training facility in your neighborhood and get started. If you cannot afford that see if you can arrange for walks with friends and/or family. Your improvement won't happen in a day or a week, and maybe not before a month, but keep plugging away. You will do fine and your friends and neighbors will want to know how you did it. ...Read more

Dr. Arthur Balin
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Lose Weight (Definition)

Many people resolve to lose weight in the New Year for different reasons. For those who are overweight or obese, there are many health benefits to losing weight. It can help decrease your chances of developing diseases including diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure, osteoarthritis, and even certain types of cancer. Low-calorie diets combined with increased physical activity are thought to be most effective long term. The healthiest weight loss regimen, therefore, is one that consists of making lifestyle changes that incorporate a balanced diet ...Read more