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How can I stop from grazing on unhealthy foods so I can start losing weight?

How can I stop from grazing on unhealthy foods so I can start losing weight?

Graze good things: You can eat pumpkin seeds or sunflower seeds with husk helps with chewing, craving and healthy too. ...Read more

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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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Can you tell me how much weight could i lose by cutting soda out of my diet?

Can you tell me how much weight could i lose by cutting soda out of my diet?

Soda calories.: That depends on which type of soda it is & how many ounces you drink. A 12 ounce coke contains 140 calories. There are 3, 500 calories per pound. Good luck. ...Read more

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I keep on losing weight while trying to gain weight and eating alot.. how can i fix it?

I keep on losing weight while trying to gain weight and eating alot.. how can i fix it?

Recommendation : The first of all you need to know why you loosing weight. You need doctor's appointment and maybe some tests to figure out the cause. If no real medical problems your diet need to include high calories food, like pasta, cheese, butter, peanut butter, fish. ...Read more

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Hi I've got a really bad binge eating probably and am putting on weight quickly how can I stop gaining weight and binge eating? Thanks

Hi I've got a really bad binge eating probably and am putting on weight quickly how can I stop gaining weight and binge eating?
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Eating disorders: Anorexia nervosa & bulemia are potentially life-threatening diseases. Binge eating is not, but is nevertheless characterized as an eating disorder & as such is best treated by providers who have substantial clinical experience in dealing with eating disorders. There are centers of excellence at many tertiary institutions that combine the expertise of many specialists--find one near you please. ...Read more

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How can I stop losing motivation when on a diet?

How can I stop losing motivation when on a diet?

Visualize how you’ll: feel & look when you’re at your best. Think about what motivated you to lose weight in the first place. Insure calories burned > calories consumed. Drink at least 8 - 8 oz glasses of water/day & 5 servings of veggies & 4 servings of fruit per/day. Eat whole grain. Avoid sodas, alcohol & junk carbohydrates. Get a good mix of aerobic & weight lifting exercises. ...Read more

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I want to stop taking my diet pills. How can I stop without gaining the weight back? Not at goal weight, but I do exercise at a gym and keep food diary

I want to stop taking my diet pills. How can I stop without gaining the weight back? Not at goal weight, but I do exercise at a gym and keep food diary

Discuss this with Dr: Tell your doctor you'd like to stop and follow the recommended plan for doing so. Ask for or find a good nutrition plan for your particular needs and continue the exercise. It might require patience, but you can do it. Good luck. ...Read more

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I want to lose weight but can't stop eating sweets! how can I stop my cravings?

I want to lose weight but can't stop eating sweets! how can I stop my cravings?

Behavior Mod: Ways to stop sugar craving: 1) sugar leads to more sugar: is almost self-addicting. A roller coaster of blood sugar levels with episodes of low blood sugar triggering sugar craving. 2) think of sugar as poison. Realize how harmful sugar is. Create mental images (behavior modification) about bad sugar. Create good mental images about fruits and vegetables. 3) eat small portions every three hours. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how i can stop eating junk food and lose weight?

Can you tell me how i can stop eating junk food and lose weight?

Junk food cravings: Junk food has little nutrition for our bodies. Try to remember why you want to adopt a healthier diet, and focus on how your body feels after you have eaten healthier choices. It may take a while for your tastes to change, but if you stick with it, the rewards are big. Good luck! ...Read more

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Can you tell me if I am likely to lose weight from eating just veggies and fruit and drinking water?

Can you tell me if I am likely to lose weight from eating just veggies and fruit and drinking water?

Yes,: Do it but also check in with your doc as well regularly, so any problems you might come across, be DX and properly sorted out. Good luck. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how much weight can I lose in 8 weeks by swimming and healthy eating?

Can you tell me how much weight can I lose in 8 weeks by swimming and healthy eating?

Safely: One to two pounds a week is a safe weight. If you averaged 1.5 pound a week weight loss, i would say youre doing well. Any more than 2 pounds a week can be dangerous and is not advised. Healthy eating should include protein, fruits, vegetables, beans, and whole grains. ...Read more

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I'm going on vacation soon and no matter what I do I can't diet or stop snacking. How can I stop eating and loose weight fast ?

I'm going on vacation soon and no matter what I do I can't diet or stop snacking. How can I stop eating and loose weight fast ?

Switch: If you can't stop eating, then switch the foods you eat to low glycemic, low fat foods and add an exercise routine to your daily activity. No. Magic to losing weight. You need a plan. ...Read more

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I weight 114lbs 5`1 height. How can I stop bloating? And how can I prevent it. I drink alot of water but foods make me bloat

I weight 114lbs 5`1 height. How can I stop bloating? And how can I prevent it. I drink alot of water but foods make me bloat

Eat probiotics: Add yogurt and Kafir and probitics to replenish the Gut bacteria. Try to find out what causes the problem either certain type of vegetables, or Bread/Pasta/Pizza or milk product. if you can associate with some thing, may eliminate that group of food for 2 week to see if symptoms resolve. If not reintroduce that gr. of food and move onto another. Make sure you are not constipated. Your weight OK. ...Read more

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How can I stop eating I gain 5kg and I want lose them in a month

How can I stop eating I gain 5kg and I want lose them in a month

Slow down the pace: Eat healthfully. Try to eat at least 5 servings of vegetables & 4 of fruit per day. Increase nutritional fiber. Avoid refined sugar & junk carbohydrates. Avoid alcohol, sweetened juices, soda & caffeinated beverages. 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. ...Read more

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How can I lose weight without having to stop playing tennis and starving myself?

How can I lose weight without having to stop playing tennis and starving myself?

Balance: Rule of thumb is to change slowly and to maintain a regimen that you know you can maintain lifetime. Therefore, do not skip meals, do not starve yourself, do not stop playing tennis if this is what you enjoy. Keep track of your total daily calories intake and keep track of how much you expend. If you expend more calories than you take in, you should be able to lose weight. Good luck. ...Read more

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After a lot of reaearch i want to cut wheat out of my diet. But i need to gain weight. How can I cut my wheat without losing so much weight?

After a lot of reaearch i want to cut wheat out of my diet. But i need to gain weight. How can I cut my wheat without losing so much weight?

Whoe foods: Eat adequate amounts of protein, lots of organic vegetables, food fats such as coconut oil, and use complex carbohydrates such as organic sweet potatoes, whole grain quinoa, amaranth, wild rice, etc. ...Read more

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How can I stop borborygmi? I've changed my diet by watching what I eat and staying off starchy carbohydrates. But the noise continues on! help!

How can I stop borborygmi? I've changed my diet by watching what I eat and staying off starchy carbohydrates. But the noise continues on! help!

Borborygmi: Borborygmi are very loud bowel sounds produced by the normal peristalsis of food in the digestive tract. These sounds can be accentuated either by swallowing a lot of air (e.g., people who sigh a lot) or by a diet with a lot of fiber, which stimulates the bowels. Try analyzing the amount of fiber in your diet. You could also try the otc product called "beano" which helps with gas-related symptoms. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how much weight could i lose on a raw veggie and water diet?

Can you tell me how much weight could i lose on a raw veggie and water diet?

That depends on.....: That depends on a number of variables such as level of obesity, how many calories are consumed & how many calories are burned off through exercise. There really isn't a way to provide an accurate response with information available. Take care. ...Read more

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I am recovering from anorexia, besides increasing my food intake, what vitamins can I take to stop the hair loss and help it grow back?

I am recovering from anorexia, besides increasing my food intake, what vitamins can I take to stop the hair loss and help it grow back?

Anorexia, Depression: I commend you for working to recover from Anorexia. I understand your desire to have your hair grow back. See the Physician for Thyroid problem, Anemia and Diet Daily multivitamin containing zinc, vitamin B, Folate, (folic acid) iron, and calcium could be helpful. Accept yourself, who you are, Respect yourself for achievements of your life. See a psychiatrist for Therapy for stresses of relationships conflicts ...Read more