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Weight Loss And Anorexia
It depends: An occasional binge should not result in weight gain. If you binge frequently, there is no healthy way to rid yourself of the excess calories. Any attempts to "purge" (by vomiting, next-day starvation, using water pills, etc) are dangerous to your health. Just go back to healthy eating and exercise and don't feel guilty. If it keeps happening, get into a treatment program. ...Read more
That depends on: How much soda you drink each day. ...Read more
Behavior Mod: Ways to stop sugar craving: 1) sugar leads to more sugar: is almost self-addicting. A roller coaster of blood sugar levels with episodes of low blood sugar triggering sugar craving. 2) think of sugar as poison. Realize how harmful sugar is. Create mental images (behavior modification) about bad sugar. Create good mental images about fruits and vegetables. 3) eat small portions every three hours. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Nutrient dense foods: Eat foods that are nutrient dense (like meat, fish, poultry, eggs, cheese, low starch vegatables and water) avoid foods that are not nutrient dense (like starches and sugars, including fruit) nutrient dense foods will increase your basal metabolic rate. On the other hand, starches and sugars impair thyroid metabolism via affects on your liver (which helps activate thyroid hormone). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
If I am really overweight and i want to lose weight quickly but healthily, how many calories should I eat?
Be patient and go sl: Weight loss takes a lot of discipline and practice it for the long hall. Eat less, slowly cutting on daily calories gradually.. Stay under 1500 caloris a day. Also eat healthy food with ample vegetables, fruits and grains supplemented with proteins. Avoid fats and oily foods. Proteins are best found in eggs, tofu, fish and nuts and in. Low fat dairy and yogurt. Avoid sugars and too many sweets. ...Read more
Caloric restriction: Gluten free diet by itself will not cause weight loss unless you reduce your caloric intake and increase catabolism by exercise. You can lose as much weight as you wish, depending on the redcution in your caloric balance. See this site for more info. http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/gluten-free-diet/my01140. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Lifestyle change...: The only 'fast' way to lose weight is to stop eating. This is not the best for obvious reasons. You didn't gain the weight overnight, you shouldn't expect to lose it any faster than you gained it. Standard advice is to improve the quality and quantity of your food, and become more physically active. The goal should not be to get thin, better to get 'fit'. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
Talk to your doctor: You may need evaluation for an eating disorder. Working with a counselor may help you identify what is causing the binging, and help you find more constructive ways of dealing with the underlying issues. ...Read more
Slow down the pace: Eat healthfully. Try to eat at least 5 servings of vegetables & 4 of fruit per day. Increase nutritional fiber. Avoid refined sugar & junk carbohydrates. Avoid alcohol, sweetened juices, soda & caffeinated beverages. 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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Lab tests: Habit yourself how many calories every time eat something. After sometime you automonomously will know it. Anorexics do this hourly. Overweight people do not want to be reminded. It is not too hard to measure how many calories. Seek nutirionist help and google it. Your daily calories need is ~2500. For every unburned 3500 calories, you gain one pound. Get blood work as a baseline. ...Read more
Consider: Over eater's anonymous. It is a free, confidential ; effective program. ...Read more
I bought grapefruit diet pills. I read you can use them to lose weight. How much weight will i lose and how fast?
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