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What is the most effective weight loss strategy/technique for a 20 year old male?

What is the most effective weight loss strategy/technique for a 20 year old male?

Eat fewer calories: Most people are successful at losing weight when they eat less every day. It's usually a matter of finding out what what are healthy portions of healthy foods. This doesn't mean you have to stop eating the foods you like. It may mean learning to eat other foods and reducing the overall amount that you eat. Being physically active most days of the week will help keep pounds off. ...Read more

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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Please advise on weight loss strategies for post partum?

Please advise on weight loss strategies for post partum?

Post partum diet: Having a child is a wonderful and challenging experience. New responsibilities, lack of sleep, new interactions with family and spouse, lack of sleep, unfamiliar chores and experiences. All this, makes weight loss a tall order. I would first recommend finding some time for yourself. Discuss with your spouse, your family. One hour can be very therapeutic to your diet, planning meals, and exercise. ...Read more

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Can you recommend a diet strategy for weight loss for me? I have celiac disease, have had my gallbladder out, and am borderline diabetic.

Can you recommend a diet strategy for weight loss for me? I have celiac disease, have had my gallbladder out, and am borderline diabetic.

Celiac: I would recommend what i call the neo paleo diet. It contains most of the original ideas of the paleo diet which consists of no gluten or dairy. It also says you should eat no processed foods and to eat as organic and locally grown as possible. It allows for nuts and seeds. I call it the neo paleo because i allow for all types of vegetables, brown, black, or wild rice, potatoes, and yams. ...Read more

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What are strategies to lose weight in a week?

What are strategies to lose weight in a week?

Control: Control your intake - make healthy choices in both quality and quantity, emphasizing high quality protein and complex carbohydrates in moderate amounts. Snack to keep hunger at bay. Exercise moderately. Look at it as a lifestyle change, not just a one- week endeavor. ...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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Which kind of diet is healthier and better for weight loss?

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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Child health schedule for weight loss?

Child health schedule for weight loss?

Childhood obesity: Childhood obesity has more than doubled in children and tripled in adolescents in the past 30 years. Overweight is defined as having excess body weight for a particular height from fat, muscle, bone, water, or a combination of these factors. Obesity is defined as having excess body fat. In order to fight this, help kids be more active (1 hr/day) and eat healthier and decrease unhealthy snacks! ...Read more

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Is truvia healthy? Is it good for weight loss?

It is neither: Healthy or unhealthy. It can save a very small number of calories from you intake when substituted for sugar, but by itself will not be sufficient for weight loss. You have to burn up 3500 calories than you don't ingest to lose one pound. A teaspoon full of sugar has only 16 calories, so deleting such a small amount won't lead to weight loss the baking blend of truvia does contain some added sugar. ...Read more

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Will a healthy weight loss still give you loose skin?

Will a healthy weight loss still give you loose skin?

It can: But more important to lose the weight from multiple health points of view and forget worrying about sagging skin. ...Read more

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What to do if i need a fast, healthy weight loss program?

What to do if i need a fast, healthy weight loss program?

Go Mobile!: You must aggressively change your lifestyle. Mobile Health games can help. Physicians recommend water, increased veggie intake and walking 10k steps a day. Changing your behavior is HARD! Here is a health game that will help! Commit to tracking your nutrition and weighing in weekly. Losing just 10 pounds can reverse diabetic state. https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/personal-medicine+/id846379884?m ...Read more

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Dr. Bernard Seif
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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