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Losing 10 Pounds
A calorie is the amount of heat energy needed to increase a mililiter of water 1 degree centigrade, the calorie we talk about in foods is really a kilocalorie, that is the amount of energy needed to increase a liter of water 1 degree centigrade... So if you eat a food that is 500 calories that food if burned completely has enough energy to heat a liter of ...Read more
Modified Atkins diet: Minimum of 30 min exercise- Zumba, walking etc. Aviid baked goods, very low carb 20-25 Gm/day with plenty of rainbow vegetables & fruits. Start your day with a glass of lemon juice.May have chicken,fish & nuts. Cup of dark green veg- kale,collard green, broccoli, & spinache daily. ...Read more
That is a bit of : Steep goal. Consider dropping that to 16 pounds or less for that time period. Eat healthfully ; be physically active. 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 more
How many calories per day should I eat to lose 2 pounds a week? I weigh 184 and need to lose 60 pounds.
3500CALS/1LB: It depends on how many calories you need to maintain your present weight.It can be calculated by your weight and height which we can use to calculate your bmr(basal metabolic rate) add to it cals burnt by your daily activitirs and exercises etc.That gives the number of cals you need to maintain your weight you need to be negative 7000 cals per week to loose 2 lbs a week. ...Read more
Losing weight: To lose weight insure that calories burned > calories consumed. Drink at least 8 - 8 oz glasses of water per day. Try for 8 hours of sleep/night. Aim for at least 5 servings of vegetables & 4 servings of fruit per day. Use whole grain when possible. Avoid sodas, alcohol & junk carbohydrates. Get in a good mix of aerobic & weight lifting exercises. ...Read more
Realistic goal?: Fifty pounds in two weeks is not likely a realistic goal! Two to four weeks in that period of time would be more likely. Don't set yourself up for disappointment! Rather, think reduction in calories and increasing your activity - you know, the traditional way! Try the app "My Fitness Pal," which helps a lot of people. Or track the steps you take with the "Moves" app. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How to lose weight I weigh 210 and wanna lose 45 within 2 months? What equipment to do at the gym? Run?
Too much, too fast: You're far more likely to succeed if you start with a reasonable monthly goal and work safely from there. At age 16, I'd suggest seeing your doctor to have a complete physical and work on a diet & exercise plan. The key is consistency and achieving measurable goals at regular intervals. Don't forget - diet is equally important as exercise In achieving sustainable good health. g'luck! ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
Your goal weight: loss rate is too steep to be healthy. Try setting goal for 1 up to max of 2 lbs per week average. Insure that calories burned > calories consumed. Drink at least 8 - 8 oz glasses of water /day. Aim for 8 hrs of sleep & at least 5 servings of vegetables & 4 of fruit /day. Use whole grain when possible. Avoid soda, alcohol & junk carbs. Get mix of cardio & weight lifting exercises. ...Read more
Well....: Your goal for rate of loss is too steep to be healthy. Try setting goals for 1 up to a max of 2 pound per week average. To lose weight insure that calories burned > calories consumed. Drink at least 8 - 8 oz glasses of water per day. Try for 8 hours of sleep/night. Aim for at least 5 servings of vegetables & 4 servings of fruit per day. Use whole grain when possible. Avoid sodas, alcohol >. ...Read more
Weight loss: There is no particular food that will make one lose specifically 10 lbs in a month; however, a combination of excercise a, fruit and vegatable, avoiding soft drinks, avoiding too much starchy food may help. ...Read more
Diagnosed with pcos...worried about inability to lose weight or putting on weight fast. 22yo 5'4" 140lbs want to lose at least 20 lbs.
You can lose weight: PCOS is commonly associated with being overweight but studies have shown that weight loss can occur in PCOS patients by any number of ways with or without medications. Reduced carbohydrate diets have shown some benefit. Weight loss in PCOS often results in improvement in the symptoms of PCOS such as irregular periods, infertility, excess hair growth. ...Read more
Trying too loose 85 lbs of gained baby weight. How many calories do I burn caring for her all day & how can I easily loose this stubborn 85 lbs :-(?
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