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How Many 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
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
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
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
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?
You have to control two things:
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
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
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
I did: I lost 11 pounds without thinking about it, but you have to be strict. ...Read more
It is amazing: That once you stop eating refined sugars - over a short period of time you will stop craving it. ...Read more
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?
Meat and veggies: Eat only meat or fish or cheese or eggs or poultry and low starch veggies, drink only water. In other words avoid all carbs, carbs will only briefly raise your sugar levels and then you will get hungry again. The fats in the meat or fish or cheese or eggs or poultry will act like a "log on your metabolic fire" to keep your blood sugar stable for hours. The stable blood sugar will keep appetite lo. ...Read more
Breast size: Breast size is affected by weight loss, and many other factors including hormones and pregnanacy. ...Read more
Now that im trying to lose weight should I switch the teaspoon of sugar I use and replace it with a teaspoon of honey instead?
Am 14, 345lbs, and 6'1. If I do not eat any carbohydrates and minimal amounts of sugar, will I lose weight?
Losing weight: You are on the right foot. But, you will need to limit the number of calories you eat, always eat breakfast, and do something like walking fast enough to get your heart rate up to about 130 for at least 20 minutes per day. ...Read more
Sugar is: A simple carb. Not the best for loosing weight. I like stevia sugar substitute for coffee. Good luck. ...Read more
Is it dangerous to lose weight quickly? I weigh 253lbs and I'm 5'8 in height. I want to lose 73lbs before 7 months is passed. Should I cut out sugar?
Weight Loss: Reduction of sugar can definitely help. Calorie control with multiple small meals with a balanced diet and regular exercise that includes resistance and cardiovascular activity with help you loss a healthy 1-2 lbs a week. To loss more than this rapidly best to be involved with a physician supervised program. ...Read more
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?
If you taking to much insulin will that make lose weight and when you get up in the morning and your blood sugar be 69 to 78 do you still take insulin?
Hypoglycemia: Hypoglycemia can cause permanent brain damage. Brain cells can only use glucose for energy. I don't recommend too much insulin for anything. When your blood sugar is low to normal in the morning fasting you make sure you eat breakfast after taking your doctor-prescribed dose of insulin. If you are ill, vomiting or not eating, you cut your insulin dose in half and call your doctor. ...Read more
If switching drinks: If you are going from a lot of sweetened beverages to unsweetened iced tea then this may help, but the tea in and of itself likely will have little effect on weight. ...Read more
What's the best way to detox off sugar. I would like to lose weight but junk food is my weakness.
Just say NO: I must admit that I am not a fan of the concept that we have to "detox" our bodies. There are substances like sedatives, alcohol and opiates that cause our body to make changes that must be gradually reduced, or we get symptoms. Sugar is not one of them. Stop eating refined sugars, and stick with complex carbohydrates. If you want, if you do use sugar, use brown and unrefined sugars (baking etc). ...Read more
I don't eat carbs, sugar or fried things and I walk every morning, but why I don't lose weight faster enough?
No rush: Congratulate yourself for a job well done. You are already following all of the rules! You are avoiding carbohydrates and sugars, and exercising regularly (that's a heck of a lot more than we can say about most people). There is no need to be impatient. You have an entire lifetime to lose weight at a slow pace - actually, that is the only weight that stays off. You don't want to bounce, so go slow. ...Read more
I really want to use green tea to help me lose weight and I would drink it more if it was iced. Would it be bad to put sugar in with it?
Hi I am not diabetic. I want to know if I can lose weight by only eating when my blood sugar is at a certain point - what blood sugar level?
To lose weight, you need to reduce your intake and exercise more. Trying to coordinate your eating with blood sugar is not a healthy or practical way to lose weight.
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex, if you have sex. ...Read more
I know how 2 lose weight; kicking the food addiction, especially sugar, is another! No one addresses this noose around the neck. Any suggestions?
Avoid trigger foods: Which may be different for you compared to others. Don't keep trigger foods in the house. Eat food that have a low glycemic index, to stabilize blood sugar. Access a support group such as overeaters anonymous for help with managing triggers. Weight watchers also is helpful to maintain commitment and learn how to eat more healthily, stay satisfied and less hungry. ...Read more