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How can I control binge eating and lose weight?

How can I control binge eating and lose weight?

Binge eating: Support groups & self-help groups such as eating do anonymous & overeaters anonymous, nutritional counseling with a dietitian, recreational activities, cognitive therapy (behaviors result from our own thoughts, not from outside influences), and medications such as orlistat, cortisol, zinc (discuss these with your doctor). ...Read more

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Dr. Lonnie Smith
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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


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How can I lose weight if dieting isnt working?

How can I lose weight if dieting isnt working?

Nutrient dense foods: Eat foods that are nutrient dense (like meat, fish, poultry, eggs, cheese, low starch vegatables and water) avoid foods that are not nutrient dense (like starches and sugars, including fruit) nutrient dense foods will increase your basal metabolic rate. On the other hand, starches and sugars impair thyroid metabolism via affects on your liver (which helps activate thyroid hormone). ...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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What if i stop eating carbohydrates, sugar and dinner, will i lose weight?

What if i stop eating carbohydrates, sugar and dinner, will i lose weight?

Breast size: Breast size is affected by weight loss, and many other factors including hormones and pregnanacy. ...Read more

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How fast can I lose weight by exercising and tryin to eat rigjright?

How fast can I lose weight by exercising and tryin to eat rigjright?

Losing weight: To lose weight, get ur resting metabolism rate done(weight loss centers do this). This determines the total number of calories you need to lose 1-2lbs/week. Decreasing 500cal/day will give you a 1lb wt loss in 1wk; drink water (1/2 your body weight), eat small meals about 150-200cal 2-4x/(depending on your metabolism rate) and 500cal/meal at night: lean protein/veggies; avoid carbs, . ...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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Will I lose weight if I just stop eating completely?

Will I lose weight if I just stop eating completely?

Bad Idea: Your body will go into starvation mode. Your metabolic rate will slow down and you will burn fewer calories. This is likely to back fire on you. ...Read more

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How can I start losing weight food exercises?

How can I start losing weight food exercises?

Ideal fitness: Combinations of aerobic conditioning and strength training, preceded by warm-up and stretching and concluded by cooldown periods are ideal. Don't exercise every day. Allow time for muscle recovery. Keep it fun, never a chore or a burden. Enjoy it. Find an exercise program that you like. Stay with it. Make it part of your weekly routine. Combine it with good dietary habits. ...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 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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Tried eating strictly 1200 calories, i gain weight. I binge, and i gain weight. Why is it so hard to burn off fat?

Tried eating strictly 1200 calories, i gain weight. I binge, and i gain weight. Why is it so hard to burn off fat?

See details: If you do not stay with your diet you will never lose weight. No one can teach you motivation and discipline. That has to come from you. You can always find excuses for failure. ...Read more

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How to lose weight after gaining weight on antidepressants? I am now off meds! yay! what foods to avoid/what's best for breakfast, lunch, dinner?

How to lose weight after gaining weight on antidepressants? I am now off meds! yay! what foods to avoid/what's best for breakfast, lunch, dinner?

Weight loss: The bottom line is that calories expended must exceed calories consummed. Recommend at least 5 servings of vegetables & 4 servings of fruit per day. Hydrate well. Try to get in physical activity daily. Working with a nutritionist or with a comercial weight loss program can be of help. ...Read more

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I stopped eating meat when will i lose weight?

I stopped eating meat when will i lose weight?

You may not-depends: Research shows that on average vegetarians consume 500 less calories a day than meat-eaters & this will lead to weight loss, but it depends on the details of your diet. If you eat lots of french fries, sodas & ice cream you might be vegetarian but won't lose weight. Eating lots of vegies and limiting sugars & grains will help. See http://weightloss.About.Com/cs/nutrition/a/aa092903a.Htm & comment:. ...Read more

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How should I lose weight without cutting down what I eat?

How should I lose weight without cutting down what I eat?

Wt.: Exercise, healthy life style and watching calorie content of what you eat. ...Read more

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Recovered from bulimia and now trying to diet and exercise to lose the weight i gained?

Recovered from bulimia and now trying to diet and exercise to lose the weight i gained?

Good for you: Controlling one's weight with a reasonable exercise plan and lifestyle changes in terms of diet is most healthy overall. On the other hand, dieting in general does not lead to life long weight control. Lifestyle works. Diets don't. Good luck. ...Read more

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How do I lose weight with pcos, exercised and healthy eating not working. Help!

How do I lose weight with pcos, exercised and healthy eating not working. Help!

Nutritionist: Many women w/ PCOS have a harder time losing weight. Consider consulting with a nutritionist. Maybe your OB or RE can provide a referral. Nutritionist are likely to provide new insights and weight loss techniques. ...Read more

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How can I lose the weight from antidepressants.I exercise and diet and still gaining weight around my tummy.Please advise?

How can I lose the weight from antidepressants.I exercise and diet and still gaining weight around my tummy.Please advise?

See your doctor: I can understand why the weight gain is a concern. Your effort to exercise and monitor food intake is commendable. It is possible that medications used to treat depression and anxiety may be having an impact. However, it is important that you discuss this concern further with your doctor, who can rule out other potential and treatable causes of weight gain. Hope this helps. All the best. ...Read more

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How come i gain weight instantly after eating healthy?

How come i gain weight instantly after eating healthy?

See details: Because you lose discipline and go off of your diet. Healthy eating is an everyday thing. You need to be disciplined enough not to yo-yo your weight because you cannot commit to staying on your diet every day. ...Read more

Dr. Arthur Heller
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Diet (Definition)

refers to all the physical matter humans (like all living creatures) must take in on a recurring basis; only partially for energy. Like all life on planet humans are open systems which keep tearing down their structure & require intake of atoms/molecules from which to rebuild their structure. Intestinal lining cells replaced ~every 3 days. CaPO4 in bones ~every 6 years, ...Read more