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Can someone tell me how long will it take to lose weight with eating healthy and exercise?

Can someone tell me how long will it take to lose weight with eating healthy and exercise?

Weight loss: That depends on how many calories you eat and how many calories you burn per day. It is about 3, 500 calories per lb. ...Read more

Dr. Thomas Namey
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Healthy Eating (Definition)

Healthy eating is focused on healthy foods that are low in saturated fat, sodium, sugar, and cholesterol. A healthy diet is centered around fruits, vegetables, lean protein, and ...Read more


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Can anyone tell me what can I eat to stay on a healthy diet ?

Can anyone tell me what can I eat to stay on a healthy diet ?

MVB: Moderation in all things, variety of foods, and good balance. Try to choose from all food groups including fruits, vegetables, legumes, beans, whole grains, proteins, dairy and healthy fats. Try to eat in portion control. Half your plate as veggies is suggested by the government. Get a variety- of colors as well, as each provides different benefits ...Read more

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Can you tell me how i can make a diet but stay healthy ?

Can you tell me how i can make a diet but stay healthy ?

Choose healthy: Make healthy choices such as fresh fruits, vegetables, beans, legumes. Also use portion control - don't overeat. Try to have a balanced diet, of 20% protein-60% complex carbohydrates and 2)% or less from solid fats ( unsaturated fats are preferred). Try to avoid sugar drinks and simple sugars. Have 5-7 servings of fruits and vegetables a day. Also try to be active- that is an important too ...Read more

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How can I commit to healthy eating?

How can I commit to healthy eating?

Use health gaming: Leveraging your mobile phone can make behavior change easier. Three simple behaviors need to be added to your routine, water, eating vegetables and walking. Weekly weigh in's help reinforce your progress. Commit to using Personal Medicine+ behavior change platform for one month, You will find eating your veggies more fun! https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/personal-medicine+/id846379884?mt=8 ...Read more

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Need tips to stay motivated. How do I stop eating junk and eating healthy?

Need tips to stay motivated. How do I stop eating junk and eating healthy?

Helahty eating: Weigh yourself daily at the same time before breakfast. If you see the scale moving upwards, you know you have to be more vigilant on your diet. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how to diet and eat right while working afternoons?

Can you tell me how to diet and eat right while working afternoons?

Plan your meal: Bring your own food, prepare your meal ahead of time. A peanut butter sandwhich on whole grain bread with or without lettuce is a good meal. Elvis would have added a banana to the peanut butter and there you have a healthy fruit. Bring a healthy fruit every day with you to work. ...Read more

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How does sleep help to keep fit?

How does sleep help to keep fit?

Sleep: In many ways! primarily sleep allows the circadian (night and day) rhythm cycle to reset. Also in doing so, it allows for the clarity of mind to be reset...Think of our day as a dogsled race. If we don't rest the dogs at night, they'll break down and get injured. Poor sleep, whether from erratic patterns, not enough time, etc - impaired immune system, headaches, fatigue, memory trouble, etc. ...Read more

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What things can I eat to stay healthy?

What things can I eat to stay healthy?

See below: Eat more fruits and veggies. Eat whole grains in cereal, pasta, bread, etc. Avoid wheat, barley and rye if you're gluten intolerant. Make sure you remove skin from chicken, cut excess fat off meat. Limit your intake of saturated and trans fats. Nuts, olives, avocados ; sunflower seeds are good sources of monounsaturated fats. Salmon ; trout have omega 3 polyunsat fats which are good for you. ...Read more

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How to eat healthy and get fit?

How to eat healthy and get fit?

Healthy diet: Portion control (use salad plate instead of dinner plate); 4-6 mini-meals/day; avoid fast food & sugary & diet drinks. Lean meats, plenty of fruits & veggies (choose low glycemic ones), low-fat dairy, eggs, good fats (olive/canola), avoid starches (bread/rice /potatoes/pasta—unless whole grain); exercise 30 min/day (walking/pool exercises); can add weights/ machines with guidance to prevent injury. ...Read more

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How can I stay healthy traveling?

How can I stay healthy traveling?

Keep your usual...: Routine and diet. Stay hydrated and get good sleep. Don't push beyond what you normally are accustomed to ...Read more

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How can 'i eat health' and make good choices if am eating out?

How can 'i eat health' and make good choices if am eating out?

Calorie King...: ...Or similar: http://www.Calorieking.Com/ it has information on contents of most popular restaurant dishes so you can make good choices. ...Read more

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Pls.Advice me how to have healthy eating plan?

Pls.Advice me how to have healthy  eating plan?

Individual diet: We are all biochemically unique and there is no diet that works for everyone. I would start with an elimination diet and write down if you can identify foods that does not agree with your body and eliminate them. Avoid all processed food, learn how to read food labels, do not drink calories (i.e. Drink water), try to eat mostly organic and maybe join healthy cooking class. Best wishes! ...Read more

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How can I stay motivated to get fit, and diet?

How can I stay motivated to get fit, and diet?

Support group: find a workout buddy, join a support group. There are free meet up groups in NJ that allow people of like minds to join diet groups, fitness groups and maintain motivation. Keeping in contact with people of like minds helps your motivation. ...Read more

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Please tell me how much do I need to weight to stay healthy?

Please tell me how much do I need to weight to stay healthy?

BMI: It is your body mass index that is a good indicator of how much you need to weigh. Your bmi should be between 18 and 23. Calculate your bmi now and see where you stand. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how to lose weight and live healthy if i feel sick and weak every time i try to eat healthy and exercise?

Can you tell me how to lose weight and live healthy if i feel sick and weak every time i try to eat healthy and exercise?

Remember: No one is allergic to all healthy food choices so this means that you just haven't found the right selection of foods that work well with your system. There are those that can be allergic to exercise(this is exceptionally rare though.) It sounds like, just with an optimal diet, you just need to find the right type of exercise routine for you. Consider talking to a nutritionist and trainer. ...Read more

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How can you stick to my healthy diet?

How can you stick to my healthy diet?

Educate & commit: Check www.choosemyplate.gov, foodnetwork.com, WWW.health.com, allrecipes.com, www.bhg.com, www.eating well.com, www.cookinglight.com, www.foodnetwork.com and others for food info & healthy meal and recipes ideas. ...Read more

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How to get fat efficiently and healthy?Does matter how many I eat also won't gain weight, I want to reach normal bmi.

How to get fat efficiently and healthy?Does matter how many I eat also won't gain weight, I want to reach normal bmi.

Weight gain: The desire to gain weight is more than just a function of what you eat. Genetics (size of your parents), muscle mass, and bone structure also play an important role. Also, many diseases can also cause one's bmi to be low. Best to see your doctor to discuss all of these factors. Be sure to bring in your parent's height and weight and your body fat measurement. ...Read more

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How to stay motivated about eating healthy for better children?

How to stay motivated about eating healthy for better children?

The role model: Live and eat the way you want your children to be. You are their role model. Say no to snacks until they have had their five fruits and veggies for the day. They can't buy junk food unless you buy it. Yes, being a parent is hard but when you have sick kids, your work only becomes harder. So eat well, live well, and get the family involved in a healthier life. ...Read more

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How would aeropilates help me stay fit?

How would aeropilates help me stay fit?

A # of ways: It helps to improve overall conditioning, endurance, strength, flexibility and posture. ...Read more