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Doctor insights on: Healthy Weight Loss For Baby Boomers

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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

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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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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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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Can you give me some quick healthy weight loss/toning. what is the best way?

Can you give me some quick healthy weight loss/toning. what is the best way?

Weight loss/toning: The best way is to work slowly to get where you want to be - not rapidly since it might not stay that way. Exercise is essential unless you have some defect that prevents that. A good diet is necessary - look into "NuVal" on the web and see if that is helpful. Losing weight in a hurry is not a good idea. ...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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How to have healthy weight loss?I am 186cm and 72kg male.Hope to be 68kg...

How to have healthy weight loss?I am 186cm and 72kg male.Hope to be 68kg...

Discipline: Diet, exercize, small portions of healthy foods. Avoid sweets and refined white flour like white bread and pastries. Limit carbs. ...Read more

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I am 5'4 and 160lbs. I plan to lose 40 lbs to be at a healthy weight, will this cause me to have loose skin after the weight loss?

I am 5'4 and 160lbs. I plan to lose 40 lbs to be at a healthy weight, will this cause me to have loose skin after the weight loss?

I wouldn't worry. : Genetics plays a big part. Impossible to know for sure but you don't have that much to shrink ,so don't worry about it. The important thing is to lose the weight 1st,for your healths sake. I'm sure you will be happy with the way you look minus 40 lbs. Good luck. ...Read more

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What exercises can i do to help to lose weight after having 2 babies 1yr and 1 month apart? l

What exercises can i do to help to lose weight after having 2 babies 1yr and 1 month apart? l

Lift weights: Most people have the wrong idea about losing weight. Believe it or not, the best way to lose weight in terms of exercise is actually to lift weights. Here's why: when you lift weights, you build muscle. This muscle is highly active tissue. It burns calories 24/7/365. So when you have more muscle, you burn more calories, and you will find it easier to lose weight. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Dr. Eric Weisman
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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