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How Much Weight Can You Lose In 11 Weeks
Brief, Non Sustained: Purging by throwing up after meals or by using laxatives or diuretic is a poor method of weight loss. It is also incredibly dangerous. Athletes that have to drop weight for a weigh in for a fight frequently learn the hard way that the trauma of losing 5-7% of your body weight in a day or two causes them to be drained (or worse, electrolyte derangements.) you will regain all the weight in days. ...Read more
Water pills: Water loss never represents true weight loss. Your weight may vary by a couple of pounds based on water retention but you should never consider water lost to be real weight loss. Your body tightly regulates fluid retention so when you start drinking again the weight will come back. ...Read more
Depends on Calories: A liquid vs solid diet should not really matter as weight loss is a change in calories in (diet) vs calories out (activity) from your current behaviors. Liquids may contain less calories than solid food intake and thus help but make sure you are receiving good nutrition. A free website like loseit. Com can help you calculate and track your calories and activity to safely lose weight. Best wishes. ...Read more
Depends on your present weight and bmr. Say for example if you need 2000 cals to maintain your weight (your bmr+clories burnt by daily activity)if you starve you will be minus 2000x7=14000 cals divide by 3500 equals 4
so you will loose 4 lbs of real body weight
you can calculate similarly for other daily calories requirements for others. ...Read more
Anorexia: That depends on how severe the anorexia is. Weight loss with distorted self-image is never healthy. ...Read more
You can probaly lose weight faster if you don't drink the water since water has weight of its own. Water by itself has no nutrient value. It serves as a diluent for the real nutrient items in the food we eat.
If water is all you consume of course you will lose weight. It is called starvation. ...Read more
I want to start juicing what is the best machine known out there for that purpose and how much weight can you lose by juicing all by itself in a month?
Juicing: weight gain:
There is gathering evidence that those who juice do not lose weight but in reality gain weight. The assumptions that fruits and vegetables are 'healthy' is just that: an assumption. Fruits and vegetables are almost universally 100% carbohydrate calories and we now know that carbohydrates, especially in concentrated doses is the main cause of obesity.
Juicing leads to weight gain. ...Read more
How much soda: It would depend on how much soda you drink. I rarely drink soda so, for me, not much if any weight loss. If you drink a can or more a day, add up all the calories and drinking water instead will result in some weight loss eventually. For example. If a can of soda has 200 calories, and you drink 1 per day = 1400/wk. This would be a lot of calories eliminated per week. ...Read more
Can you tell me how much weight can you lose in about a week if you drink 8+ glasses of water daily?
Wishful thinking: Drinking water alone won't help you lose wt, if you don't change other variables of your life--other foods/drinks and activities. If drinking water alone helps people lose wt, no drug company would spend money on making wt loss pills. So, drink plenty of water, cut down the sweet/alcohol drinks, reduce food intake/junk foods, and increase physical activities will help. Consult doc. Good luck. ...Read more
Typically how much weight can you lose while taking diamox (acetazolamide)? Went from 162 to 144 in 6 mons and don't want to lose any more. Taking for ptc.
See below: For my patients. I recommend 2 to 5 pounds weekly. The heavier you are the more weight you lose during the first few months. As you get close to lean body mass, the weight will slow down. Please check with your doctor to see if there's any reason that you're having trouble losing weight. There's information. Also located on our webpage. W ww. Weigh station. Net. Please read the newsletters. ...Read more
Could back fire!!: The ABC Diet or Ana Boot Camp Diet lasts for 50 days w calories ranging from 0 to 500 per day except 1 day at 800 calories. It is essentially a starvation diet which rotates the # of calories eaten per day. It is predictable that high % muscle mass will be lost. This can cause a lower metabolic rate. That in turn causes you to burn fewer calories & that can lead to weight gain. This is dangerous ...Read more
Based on Individual: Rapidity of weight loss is an individual matter based on factors including your current weight, metabolism, psychological factors, & environment. Focus on healthy lifestyle adjustments (habits & attitudes) rather than weight loss and you are more likely to produce slow, steady and sustained weight loss and a healthier you. ...Read more
Cutting out junk.: There are 140 calories in a 12 ounce can of coke. There are 3, 500 calories that need to be burned per pound. You do the multiplication. Over time cutting out one soda per day will make a significant difference. Go for it! ...Read more
Sleeve surgery: Is safe and effective. It works through several hormonal pathways and not just restriction (e.g. Ghrelin, glp-1, pyy, etc). These honors take hunger away. Lifestyle changes are required for all bariatric surgeries. When all goes away, patients lose 60-75 lbs, for every 100 lbs they are over weight. ...Read more
Forget shakes: Weight varies by how much you eat, not so much what you eat. Now, eating only fruits and vegetables for snacks is one of the most powerful approaches to getting thinner. If the shake has lots of calories, drinking it will never make you thinner. ...Read more
Depends: Presuming no excess fluid (patients in heart failure for instance carry around extra fluid) you can loose quite a bit of water weight using diuretics as a large % body weight is actually water. Wrestlers sometimes will lose 20+ lbs with a mixture of sweating and diuretics in order to "make weight". This is not healthy however. If you want to lose fat (instead of water) eat healthy real food. ...Read more
Weight loss diuretic: 47 person from NY asks What amount of weight can you lose from a diuretic. ANS: The most I have ever seen is 50 lbs in a person with server HTN when we were first using minoxidil which causes salt retention. The patients pressure was lowered very well with the Minox but she gained 40 lbs of salt and water in about 7 days. We then added lasix (furosemide) and lowered the dose of minor an she lost 50 lbs. ...Read more
Yes, Can't pick where: I assume you're dieting. If so, you're not unique--most of us want what we can't have! Exercise (walk the mall, bike riding a paved trail) should distract you and burn calories. Devoting time to a passion may help. Cheating on your diet twice a week will help you feel less deprived, but make up for it the next day. Research fun low-cal recipes. Or, eat anything you want just in small portions. ...Read more
All of it as you would likely keel over and die
here's a less dangerous idea
eat like the kind of person you want to become. ...Read more
Yes, possibly.: Yes, this is fairly common as breast tissue has some degree of adipose (fat) in the surrounding tissues as well. ...Read more
I'm trying to lose some weight, can simvastatin or metformin make you gain weight? Can you lose weight using cla safflower oil or any of the other one
Changing weight is very simple. Eat fewer calories than you burn.
I recommend getting myfitnssspal. Enter everything you eat or drink for say a week. Then cut this down by 500 calories a day and you should lose nicely. Keep us posted. ...Read more
Less than you intake: It is important to expend more calories than you take in. This is done by healthy amount of calories daily and exercise. It takes time to lose weight and you won't necessarily see it daily but more likely over the long term depending your body type and metabolic rate. ...Read more