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How Much Weight Can You Lose In A Week
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
Yes: 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
Dont know: Cant see the routine. All exercise is healthy. Some types burn calories more than others. ...Read more
Losing weight: To lose weight, get ur resting metabolism rate done(weight loss centers do this). This determines the total number of calories you need to lose 1-2lbs/week. Decreasing 500cal/day will give you a 1lb wt loss in 1wk; drink water (1/2 your body weight), eat small meals about 150-200cal 2-4x/(depending on your metabolism rate) and 500cal/meal at night: lean protein/veggies; avoid carbs, . ...Read more
Lose 2 lbs this week: Helpful diets include natural foods that take time to chew but contain few calories. Examples include carrots, celery, and leafy lettuce (without salad dressing). When shopping for fruits, buy small ones no bigger than a tennis ball (fruits contain sugar). Drinks without calories include water and green tea. A calorie is a calorie, regardless of where it comes from. No diet pills. And, exercise! ...Read more
Can you tell me how to lose a lot of weight and how much weight will i lose it 2 weeks eating only 800 calories a day?
Varies.: 3500 calories is 1 lbs. Your metabolism and the exercise you do daily will add up the calories the body will burn daily. If during exercise you burn 300 calories which is walking 3 miles. And your body burns 1400 calories in metabolism daily. You will have 1700 calories burned daily. 800-1700 = 900 calories burned daily = 4 days to lose 1 pound. which is 4 lbs in 16 days or about 2 weeks. ...Read more
2 - 5 lbs PER WEEK!: So long as they are reasonably healthy and have no major health issues. Doctor designed and recommended: take shape for life is a system that uses the small meal every 3 hour approach to weight loss. Fewer calories taken in and more calories used in daily activity equals safe and rapid weight loss. I can help. www.thin.tsfl.com. ...Read more
Unhealthy idea.: Thats hard to say because before too long your metabolic rate will begin to drop. ...Read more
Depends: You need to burn a toatal of @3500 more calories than you take in to loose 1 pound. ...Read more
3500CALS/1 LB: 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
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
Can you tell me how I could lose a lot of weight and how much weight will I lose it 2 weeks eating only 800 calories a day?
3500 calories is 1lb: Pounds are lost by losing 3500 calories. So in a day if you eat 800 calories and your body burns 1800 calories through exercise and basal metabolism, you lose 1000 calories a day. Takes 3.5 days to lose 1 pound. So it depends on the calories your body burns. Varies by metabolism and exercise. You would lose 4lbs in 2 weeks. This does not include water weight loss. ...Read more
Remember: In the short term, it's not so much what your eating but how much. Plenty of single participant cases of very unhealthy diets like the McDonald's Diet, the Twinkie Diet, for short periods(on the order of a month) have yielded significant weight loss and improved CV indices but a long term nutritionally unsound. Weight is related to calories in vs calories out, not necessarily the quality of cals ...Read more
Yes by diet: The foods you eat will have a major impact on your weight, but they are not the only factors. For detailed discussion of why people gain and lose weight, please my blog at www.Mdprevent.Blogspot.Com. Read "why you get fat" first and then "why you stay fat.". ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Don't go too fast.: 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 more
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