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Doctor insights on: How Long After You Stop Eating Do You Lose Weight

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Dr. Mark Pack
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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 long can I lose weight by not eating?

How long can I lose weight by not eating?

You need to eat: You need to eat at least 3 times a day. If you really exercise then need to eat more small meals per day, specially a good protein drink-smoothie 1 hr before and after exercise (to provide glycogen- energy and protein for muscle), and hydrate during exercise. Need health protein, fruits (carbohydrate), salads and a positve mental attitude. ...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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Please give advice on how to stop eating to lose weight you gained?

Please give advice on how to stop eating to lose weight you gained?

Don't "stop" eating: If you stop eating (fast) or don't eat enough of the the right types of foods, your weight loss will slow os vanish. Successful weight loss usually takes a commitment to choose the right foods in the appropriate portions, combined with adequate sleep, stress control and enough exeriise (aerobics and resistance exercises). No magic bullet! consider appetite control medications with a physician. ...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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I am trying to lose weight and i wanted to know about what time I should stop eating?

I am trying to lose weight and i wanted to know about what time I should stop eating?

Forgive me ....: No disrespect is intended. The time of day does not matter. You should stop eating before you feel satisfied with the amount you have eaten. Please stay physically fit, doing aerobic exercise; this helps your brain bring your appetite back into line with what's really right for your body. ...Read more

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I feel very fat and try to lose weight but i can't stop eating. Do you have any advice for me?

I feel very fat and try to lose weight but i can't stop eating. Do you have any advice for me?

Cant stop eating: Change the foods you do eat! eat as much raw veggies and fruits as you want and it will help suppress your appetite. ...Read more

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How to stop eating junk food and lose weight?

How to stop eating junk food and lose weight?

Have you a mind: Of your own? There are no short cuts and you must look to the renewed vigor and health that you will bring to yourself. ...Read more