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I eat 1200 calories a day watch my sugar and carbs intake. I also exercise 5 days a week including hot yoga. Still having trouble losing weight.

I eat 1200 calories a day watch my sugar and carbs intake. I also exercise 5 days a week including hot yoga. Still having trouble losing weight.

Check thyroid: There are lots of reasons for difficulty losing weight. Consider getting some testing, including a thyroid panel to see if there is an obvious cause. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Losing Weight (Definition)

Losing Weight is also known as Lose weight. 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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Does lowering sugar really help in losing weight?

Does lowering sugar really help in losing weight?

Yes : Yes it does. Cutting out sugar and starch is important due to the carbohydrates causing weight gain. Eating carbohydrates leads to the release of the fat-storage hormone insulin, which acts to remove nutrients from the bloodstream and store it as fat. Limiting sugar intake is a great starting point to starting a weight loss process, but is not the only factor to consider. ...Read more

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How long before i start losing weight and also how long can blood sugar be this high before it gets to dangerous?

How long before i start losing weight and also how long can blood sugar be this high before it gets to dangerous?

Weight loss: Unclear what your question is. Please rephrase it. Weight loss can begin with decreased caloric intake & more exercise. Blood sugar levels should stay close to 100. ...Read more

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How long does someones blood sugar need to be high to start losing weight?

How long does someones blood sugar need to be high to start losing weight?

If it is about 180: Or so you will begin to lose glucose in your urine, but that's a very poor and dangerous way to lose weight. You could get your sugar normal and still lose weight by diet, exercise and medication. See your doctor. ...Read more

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Will eating a sliced bannana with KornFlakes(100cal and no sugar) as a night snack affect my goal of losing weight this summer?

Will eating a sliced bannana with KornFlakes(100cal and no sugar) as a night snack affect my goal of losing weight this summer?

Yes!??: If you are serious about losing wt this summer, then try a very low carbohydrate diet, high protein, the fruit and cereal have lots of carbs, I will tell you on a personel level that I have lost 70 pounds over the past 2 years by restricting my carbohydrate consumption, and have had great success with my patients as well! ...Read more

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If diet pepsi has no calories and no sugar why is it helpful for losing weight?

If diet pepsi has no calories and no sugar why is it helpful for losing weight?

Drinking water !: An old add on tv : "just for the taste of it, diet coke !" . You are drinking water with color and soda. This fills your stomach but has no nutritional value. Furthermore, soda/pop drinkers are at a higher risk and tooth decay. ...Read more

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Need help losing weight! I've cut out sugars and use portion control and go for walks with my son for an hour often what else can I do to lose weight?

Need help losing weight! I've cut out sugars and use portion control and go for walks with my son for an hour often what else can I do to lose weight?

Weight loss: You are off to a good start.Get a pedometer and work up to taking 10, 000 steps per day.Increase fruits and vegetables plus nuts raisins and dates. Increase protein in diet and reduce carbs for starters ...Read more

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I been watching my carbs and sugars? I'm diabetic , also been walking everyday yet not losing weight? Why?

I been watching my carbs and sugars? I'm diabetic , also been walking everyday yet not losing weight? Why?

Exercise&Meds: Appreciate that you are following lifestyle modification which is the primary treatment for dm. You may have to increase physical activity like running etc. Some meds like Insulin and other diabetic meds can cause weight gain. So check with your doctor. Also contact a diabetic education specialist. Good luck! ...Read more

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Is there a weight loss shake dairy free recommend - stress, blood sugar, age has caused me to have problems losing weight?

Is there a weight loss shake dairy free recommend - stress, blood sugar, age has caused me to have problems losing weight?

Yes: There are many options for meal replacement/supplementation. Key elements to look for in a dietary meal replacement would be 1) a balance of protein to carbohydrate - look for a better than 1:3 ratio 2) quality ingredients (many are soy or whey based - you would look for soy to avoid dairy. There are many brands so you many want to sample a few. Consider some research into the glycemic index. ...Read more