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How Fast Do You Lose Weight With Lap Band
2 lbs/week optimal: Portion control (use a salad plate instead of a dinner plate, drink a glass of water before each meal to partly fill the stomach; limit fats & high glycemic index carbs; lean meats; eat 4-6 small meals a day instead of 2-3 huge ones' avoid junk/fast food' avoid high-fructose corn syrup. Moderate exercise like walking or pool aerobics will help remove the pounds. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Weight loss: Exercise in the gym can vary as intensity changes. Good vigorous exercise may burn between 400 and 800 cal/hr but that is very vigorous exercise indeed. 1 pound of fat is equivalent to 3500 cal so you can do the math and see that it will take roughly 7 days of intense exercise to lose 1 pound of fat. Some of your short-term weight loss may be just fluid shifts and not represent true weight loss. ...Read more
I would contact: The company directly and inquire. It seems to me that many weight loss companies hire celebrities for this purpose. Can't hurt to ask. ...Read more
Several options: Weight management with pcos can be a struggle, especially if testosterone levels are elevated. Pcos women may be Insulin resistant & lean toward type 2 diabetes. There are medical & surgical options for pcos treatment which may help with weight control. See a doctor well versed in pcos management for evaluation. ...Read more
Plastic surgery: Natural skin elasticity can provide moderate degrees of re-tightening (think heidi klum's tummy after 4 children!), but others with less favorable genetics, or those who have lost massive amounts of weight require expert plastic surgical skin excisions: breast lifts, facelifts, tummy tucks, (witch hazel) arm lifts and thigh lifts, or even complete circumferential lower body lifts. Sorry, but no magic! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Target heart rate: Fat "burns" when you exercise hard enough to increase your heart rate. Also, realize that your fat cells need oxygen to burn. As a result, if you work too hard you do not get oxygen to your fat cells and you do not burn fat. A metabolic specialist or a sophisticated personal trainer can run some tests on a treadmill to figure out the optimal heart rate zones for you. Avoid flour & sugar! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
You would be: Relying primarily on calorie intake reduction. That is a pretty steep goal if you are skipping out on exercise. Aim for at least 7.5 to 8 hours of sleep per night. To lose weight insure that calories burned > calories consumed. Drink at least 8 - 8 oz glasses of water per day. Aim for at least 5 servings of vegetables ; 4 servings of fruit per day. Use whole grain when possible. Avoid sodas, >. ...Read more
I'm thin but i want to tone up.I want to try zumba but i don't want to lose weight. How can I exercise and eat right without losing a lot of weight?
What do you advise if I'm trying to lose some weight and get toned about 6-10 lbs. how long should I do cardio for and lifting weights?
Depends on how hard : It depends on how hard you work, .You have to create a negative energy balance in order to lose weight. If you cut out lots of calories fromn your daily food consumption, that gets you the best results as it is much harder to burn fat than puttingon ...You have to exercise for an hour to burn 300-400 calories and.It takes burnin 3500 to 4, 000 calories to lose one pound of fat.So you can do the mat. ...Read more
I weight 225 pounds 6'0ft i need to lose weight fast. What weight loss products can I use to lose 70 pounds?
Agree w Dr. Rahimi: 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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Diet AND exercise: Make sure you exercise at least 30 minutes a day, don't skip meals, avoid soda, juice, dairy, alcohol and fried foods. Eat a healthy well balanced diet! also water, organic vegetable broth, green leafy vegetables, natural pickles, apples are great to fill you up so you dont feel hungry and they are very low in calories. Being overweight can increase ur risk of hypertension, diabetes, sleep apnea. ...Read more
Not practical!: Drastic efforts to lose weight do not work well and do not last...So don't even try this approach. To lose weight you need to eat less but not quit because controlling weight is a life long discipline. So eat a balanced meal with calorie restriction in a way that is practical and enjoyable. Not eating anything is a punishment which no body deserves! add daily exercise to your diet for better resul. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Varies: The amount of weight you will lose after gastric sleeve surgery varies. It depends upon your motivation, your diet, your exercise,… There are studies that show that people will lose an average of 60% of what they are overweight after the gastric sleeve surgery. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I want to cut carbs. But i don't want to lose weight. How can I reduce my carb intake without losing so much weight?
What should a bariatric patient do to lose weight again and regain control of the weight situation? I received a lap band on october 26 of 2007 and have gained 23 pounds. I like to run up and down the three flights in the house, work in the yard when poss
The : The best answer is to reconnect with your bariatric program and surgeon. You may benefit from an adjustment. Start keeping a very honest food diary for 1 month and give it to your nutritionist. You are wise enough to narrow your problem down to sweet addiction. Now just utilize all the excellent resources that are likely available to you as long as you use them. Don't worry about upsetting your surgeon with the weight regain. You are not alone! good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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