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Can someone tell me how long will it take to lose weight if i diet, exercise etc.?

Can someone tell me how long will it take to lose weight if i diet, exercise etc.?

Cardio Mix: This varies from person to person. If you have adipose tissue to lose (not everyone does), then consider an increase in cardio and a balanced diet. However, do not always do the same exercise or you will increase your risks for stress injuries. Mix things up with walking, running, biking, swimming, or circuit training. Consult a nutritionist for your diet needs. Best of luck! ...Read more

Dr. James Lin
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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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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

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How long it takes to lose weight (30 lbs) with xenical and exercise?

How long it takes to lose weight (30 lbs) with xenical and exercise?

It depends ...: On how many calories you're eating and to some extent how much exercise you're doing. Losing 1-2 pounds a week is a reasonable rate. To keep the weight off it's important to make permanent changes to your diet and activity levels. Exercise is very important for maintaining weight loss. Xenical has been shown to help weight loss, but it's not a permanent solution. Find reasons to stay motivated. ...Read more

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I am 82 years old. How long should it take me to walk a mile to exercise my heart at proper rate and lose weight? Right now it takes me 23 minutes to walk a mile. That works out to 2.6 mph.

I am 82 years old.  How long should it take me to walk a mile to exercise my heart at proper rate and lose weight? Right now it takes me 23 minutes to walk a mile. That works out to 2.6 mph.

Not too bad...: That's a leisurely pace, which would be fine for someone at your age, no offense. Studies have shown that such a pace can cut all cause mortality in octagenarians in half, so it's quite effective. ...Read more

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Please tell me how long does it take to lose weight?

Please tell me how long does it take to lose weight?

One lb per week : The type of weight you lose is important. You can lose the wrong type of weight (muscle bone and water) or the right type of weight (fat) depending on your program. Healthy weight loss (mainly fat) is usually about 1lb per week, but consult your doctor to figure out what's healthy for you. Your age, sex, current weight, and any illnesses you have factor into your goals. ...Read more

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How long does it take to lose weight from lexapro (escitalopram)?

How long does it take to lose weight from lexapro (escitalopram)?

Lexapro (escitalopram): Lexapro (escitalopram) is not a diet pill. Some weight loss is reported but also some report slight weight gain. Overall, weight changes are slight to none. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Exercise Or Physical Activity (Definition)

Exercise is a physical activity that is completed to maintain or improve health. Benefits of exercise include weight maintenance, improving mood, increasing energy, preventing or controlling chronic diseases, promoting better sleeping, and improving sex life and libido. ...Read more