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Grams of sugar per day to lose weight?

Grams of sugar per day to lose weight?

It isn't that simple: Look at junk carbs, sugar, fat, total calories ; physical activity. 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. You can mix ; match different kinds of physical exercise. This site helps determine calories burned for > 100 activities:. ...Read more

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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 many grams of natural sugars a day should I be eating as a maximum when trying to lose weight?

How many grams of natural sugars a day should I be eating as a maximum when trying to lose weight?

It depends...: This is a good question with no simple answer. More important than the amount of natural sugars is the degree to which they will raise your sugar, measured as glycemic index/load & carohydrrate density. See http://www.Hsph.Harvard.Edu/nutritionsource/carbohydrates-full-story/ & http://www.Mendosa.Com/gi.Htm & http://www.Huffingtonpost.Com/andrew-weil-md/carbohydrates-weight-loss_b_1937312.Html. ...Read more

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4 wks ago I started logging food to lose weight (mostly limiting sugar/alcohol). Stools have become loose, small and frequent (3x/day). Is that bad?

 4 wks ago I started logging food to lose weight (mostly limiting sugar/alcohol). Stools have become loose, small and frequent (3x/day). Is that bad?

Probably not: The kind of dietary changes you have made could be expected to result in changes in your bowel movements. More frequent, smaller stools would be common. As part of your healthier eating, be sure to include raw fruits and vegetables, increasing fiber/bulk, resulting in firmer stool. Eating like this may result in multiple stools daily which is normal. Good luck! ...Read more

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If i cut sugar out my diet except for maybe a cup of orange juice a day and drink only water and do weightlifting and walking will i lose weight?

If i cut sugar out my diet except for maybe a cup of orange juice a day and drink only water and do weightlifting and walking will i lose weight?

Maybe: You have to control two things: calories ingested calories burned that's all. The 3rd factor is your genetically given physiology/metabolism, and how efficiently you burn/utilize calories, and where the body prefers to store fat. Honestly not too much to do about these factors despite all the gimmicks that shysters promote. ...Read more

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Ultimate method to lose weight. Should i leave out sugar or fat?

Ultimate method to lose weight. Should i leave out sugar or fat?

It depends!: If you carry weight on the middle, cut carbs. If your legs are heavy, and you are low wasted, then cut calories, and the best way is to cut fats! " jack sprat could eat no fat, and his wife could eat no lean." different metabolisms! ...Read more

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Best things to cut out of your diet to lose weight besides sugar?

Best things to cut out of your diet to lose weight besides sugar?

Wheat,artificial sw.: The best way to lose weight is to minimize simple carbs from grains ; sugar. It's also wise to avoid fried foods. I like dr. Furhman's diet: http://bit.Ly/1dhw9ht dr. Weil has useful info: http://huff.To/19ygs8y- see his "discuss that" link in his article. It's also best to choose organic foods:http://bit.Ly/19xax7e i would also avoid artificial sweeteners like aspartame- they cause weight gain! ...Read more

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Please help! i need to lose weight but i don't know how to give up sugar?

Please help! i need to lose weight but i don't know how to give up sugar?

It is amazing: That once you stop eating refined sugars - over a short period of time you will stop craving it. ...Read more

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I don't want to lose weight but I don't want to gain anymore.I can't cut down on sugar completely.How Much sugar is necessary for my body everyday?

I don't want to lose weight but I don't want to gain anymore.I can't cut down on sugar completely.How Much sugar is necessary for my body everyday?

Low carb: diet w/higher protein helps shift the body into ketosis. That is the state wherein the body uses fat for fuel rather than sugar. Please only do this w/doctor supervision. Plant based diet is a good supplement to this. Peace and good health. Carbs turn into sugar. ...Read more

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