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How Much Weight Can You Lose On Special K Diet
Unhealthy loss: Fasting is an unhealthy and unsustainable method of weight loss which is not recommended. Any weight that is lost is from water and/or muscle mass loss, and the weight will be gained back as soon as the fast is ended. Moreover fasting can lead to serious complications such as dehydration, kidney failure and other dangerous complications. See your physician to discuss healthy ways to lose weight. ...Read more
refers to all the physical matter humans (like all living creatures) must take in on a recurring basis; only partially for energy. Like all life on planet humans are open systems which keep tearing down their structure & require intake of atoms/molecules from which to rebuild their structure. Intestinal lining cells replaced ~every 3 days. CaPO4 in bones ~every 6 years, ...Read more
Difficult: Low-carb diet is likely to promote weight loss, at least at first, but risky. Weight loss may or may not continue long term, depending on your commitment to following the eating plan. If you abandon the low-carb diet and return to your former eating habits, you may regain any lost weight. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
It depends : A lot of weight loss depends on your weight age and gender as well as the type of diet you're following. On the south beach diet which is a hypoglycemic ketogenic diet for most part the typical weight loss is about 2 to 3 pounds a week. However if you are heavy, and exercising while dieting i've seen as much as 5 to 10 pounds a week for the first few weeks as you lose weight the weight-loss slows down. ...Read more
Can you tell me how much weight will i lose switching to a vegetarian diet and consuming 300-600 cals?
Depends : I'm not sure if you mean you will only be taking 300-600 cal of vegetarian food for the day which is too low of a caloric intake and not recommended on any diet. The minimum caloric requirement on a very low calorie diet is about 800 cal, mostly from proteins and fat. That will result in at least 2 to 3 pounds of fat loss a week in a ketogenic state. ...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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I bought grapefruit diet pills and read that you can use them to lose weight. How much weight will i lose and how fast?
Unclear: No evidence that these type of pills improve weight loss. ...Read more
Weight loss: Unfortunately, effective weight loss takes time and effort. Through a good diet and exercise program expect to lose 3-5 pounds per month. Carbohydrate restriction (breads, pastas, sugar, beans, rich desserts) may cause a bit more rapid weight loss initially. Consider talking to a nutritionist to get into an effective weight loss program. ...Read more
May backfire on you.: 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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Not necessarily: You need to restrict caloric intake and exercise to burn more calories to lose weight. Low carbohydrate diet is marginally better, but you can gain weight on a low carbohydrate diet if you eat fats and proteins in an amount that more than makes up for the carbohydrate deficit. ...Read more
Low carb: Read this wiki en.Wikipedia.Org/wiki/low-carbohydrate_diet.Get a more detailed answer ›
I bought grapefruit diet pills. I read you can use them to lose weight. How much weight will i lose and how fast?
Make up your mind: You need to have a determination to lose weight. It is more of a behavior control and will power than anything else. You should get into a daily discipline to eat less and exercise more.....And the weight loss will follow. You just have to be persistent and keep your patience. It is a long term discipline and change of habbits which will lead to success. ...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
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