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How do you know how many calories to consume a day if you want ot loose weight?

How do you know how many calories to consume a day if you want ot loose weight?

Wt Loss: It's not just counting calories.The most important is the source of those calories. One can consume more calories from healthy food and it varies on what goal one wants to reach. ...Read more

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Dr. Warren Foster
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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 calories should I be eating a day if I want to lose weight?

How many calories should I be eating a day if I want to lose weight?

Calories WrongIssue;: measured in a Calorie Meter: http://goo.gl/i20nOZ. Study: http://goo.gl/RPGWXs & (to understand why carbohydrates drive obesity) http://goo.gl/Syte0r. Study: http://goo.gl/DKvdSI, http://goo.gl/mpd4Y6, http://goo.gl/gGXn9f, http://goo.gl/cypKOp, http://nusi.org, http://goo.gl/XjgiP6, http://goo.gl/ynq0BZ, http://goo.gl/LG8tKl, http://goo.gl/JH8XBX & http://goo.gl/ubDC9h for better understanding. ...Read more

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Can you let me know how many times a day would I have to exercise to loose weight?

Can you let me know how many times a day would I have to exercise to loose weight?

Type of exercise: Aerobic and controlled weight training for 30-40 min per day (preferably at one time to maximize cardiopulmonary conditioning ) is helpful to lose weight along with a carefully planned out calorie reduction strategy . Goal with aerobic activity is to get your hr up to 65-80% maximum (220-age). A 44 yo would have a max hr goal of 176. 65-80% of this would aim to keep hr between 120-140. ...Read more

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Can you let me know how many days a week do you have to workout to lose weight?

Can you let me know how many days a week do you have to workout to lose weight?

Weight and exercise: It is not necessarily the days but the intensity and length of time you work out relative to the number of calories you consume at each meal and total consumed daily. First you need a goal for ideal weight. Then a time goal to achieve the weight. Instead of weight you might consider a body fat goal. You can achieve faster weight loss utilizing high intensity activity with resistance exercise. ...Read more

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How many meals should I eat a day if I want to lose weight?

How many meals should I eat a day if I want to lose weight?

Wrong question: The number of meals does not matter, is the total calories you consume. By taking in fewer calories than you need, you will lose weight. Rough formula-weight in pounds x 10= number of calories needed per day. By decreasing your intake by 500 cal/day you can lose 1 pound per week. ...Read more

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How many calories should I be eating a day if i want to gain weight?

How many calories should I be eating a day if i want to gain weight?

Excess of need: Put olive oil or butter or coconut oil on everything you eat. This will add a whole bunch of healthy calories to your dietdo resistance training to build muscle. ...Read more

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How many calories a day do I have to maintain to lose weight?

How many calories a day do I have to maintain to lose weight?

Dieting: Calories: It is thought that about 1200 to 1500 calories/day is a good safe and healthy approach to dieting. Weight watchers has a great program that tries to get to this place in the daily caloric intake. ...Read more

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Can you let me know how many days per week should I exercise to lose weight?

Can you let me know how many days per week should I exercise to lose weight?

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. Ultimately you need to burn more than you consume. ...Read more

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Can you let me know how many carbs should I eat if trying to reduce intake and lose weight?

Can you let me know how many carbs should I eat if trying to reduce intake and lose weight?

Zero ThoughDifficult: As omnivores, our bodies typically extremely good at adapting. In very healthy, <50% all carb/sugar from food, rest from protein, then fat converted into glucose+ketone bodies from fat. Brain happy with either, though ketone bodies generally better, many feel, think & function better. Thus intake of any carb is optional. To ?body fat, eat hf/lc & exercise works best. Also cholesterol made inside. ...Read more

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How long do you have to walk a day to lose weight?

How long do you have to walk a day to lose weight?

Walking of weight: Hours! weight loss needs caloric reduction as well! try starting with 30minutes of walking and adding a minute every walk to build up to over an hour. If you are already walking over an hour, carry a back back or weights. ...Read more

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How many calories can u have a day when u are trying to lose weight?

How many calories can u have a day when u are trying to lose weight?

Depends on activity: If you have adipose tissue that you can lose (not everyone does) then an increase in cardio and a balanced diet would be a good place to start. However, do not always do the same exercise or you will increase your risks for stress injuries. Mix things up with running, biking, swimming, or circuit training. Ultimately you need to burn more than you consume (whatever this # may be). ...Read more

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How much will i need to exercise to ensure i lose 1 pound a day?

How much will i need to exercise to ensure i lose 1 pound a day?

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. Ultimately you need to burn more than you consume. ...Read more

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I do aerobics 5 times a week and trying to eat healthy without too much carbs. What else can I do to lose weight?

I do aerobics 5 times a week and trying to eat healthy without too much carbs. What else can I do to lose weight?

Left weights: That sound like a good game plan. I think just being patient may do the trick. However, if you hit a roadblock and want to add something, you can try lifting weights. If you can put on some muscle it will help you burn fat. I think lifting weights is very undervalued for weight loss, and may be more important than cardio. Personally, i like lifting with 45 second breaks between sets. It does both*. ...Read more

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How many calories should I eat a day if i'm trying to gain weight?

How many calories should I eat a day if i'm trying to gain weight?

Difficult to Say: There is not enough information to guide you. What is your weight currently? Are you male or female? How tall are you? Are you very active or pretty inactive? Do you have chronic illnesses? All of these factors & many others come into play. Webmd and many other sites have calorie calculators that ask a variety of questions and can give a goal for each day. ...Read more

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Could you tell me how much exercise should a woman over 200 lbs. Begin with when trying to lose weight?

Weight: I usually recommend calorie restriction and walk exercise to start a program. Aim for an hour of walking a day. Ideally one session but a total of three 20 min sessions may be easier for some to begin. After a few weeks the duration or the walk speed canbe increased by no more than 10% each two weeks. ...Read more

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How to know what exercises should I do at the gym to lose 1000 calories per day?

How to know what exercises should I do at the gym to lose 1000 calories per day?

Unrealistic goal!!: I would advise you to moderate your goals because you have to be running a marathon to burn 1, 000 calories in one day. A more realistic goal should be to burn 200 to 500 calories a day which also requires more than 30-60 minutes of moderate to intense exercise, ranging from brisk walk to running and lifting weights. ...Read more

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If I want to gain weight how many bananas should I eat a day?

If I want to gain weight how many bananas should I eat a day?

See Dr., then eat...: If one is truly underweight (based on height, family background, and body type) a Dr. can check for a hormonal, digestive, or other problem. If no medical cause is found, then one can add weight by eating more calories of nutritious foods, while doing weight-training to increase muscle. Proteins: egg white, chicken breast, salmon... Better fats: olive oil, peanuts, almonds, tofu... (only 1 banana) ...Read more