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How much weight loss can you lose on a water diet?

How much weight loss can you lose on a water 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

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Diet (Definition)

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


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How much time will take to lose weight on a low calorie diet?

How much time will  take to lose weight on a low calorie diet?

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 more

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How much weight can you lose on a mainly liquid diet?

How much weight can you lose on a mainly liquid diet?

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

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Can you tell me how much weight typically will you lose daily on the south beach diet?

Can you tell me how much weight typically will you lose daily on the south beach diet?

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

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Can you tell me how much weight will i lose switching to a vegetarian diet and consuming 300-600 cals?

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

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How much weight can you lose on methylin?

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How much weight can you lose on methylin?

Methylin: That depends on the dose, how long u have been on the medication, and your lifestyle. ...Read more

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How much weight can you lose on the abc diet in one month?

How much weight can you lose on the abc diet in one month?

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

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How quickly can you lose weight on the Atkins diet?

Rapidly: By adhering strictly to the atkins diet weight loss can be rapid. However, when you reintroduce carbs back into your diet - weight gain can be rapid. ...Read more

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How much weight can you lose on phentermine?

How much weight can you lose on phentermine?

It depends: Again, you must have a very experience md in the use of such drug. In my experience of 25 years, weight loss average 4 to 8 for women and 10 or more for men in in 10 to 12 days. ...Read more

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Can you tell me some special diets on how to lose weight fast?

Can you tell me some special diets on how to lose weight fast?

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

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How much weight do you lose on the abc diet in one month?

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 more

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Can you tell me how much weight can you lose drinking regualr soda instead of diet?

Can you tell me how much weight can you lose drinking regualr soda instead of diet?

Not as much: Regular soda drinks are high in sugar and calories.If drunk on a regular basis they will add numerous calories to your daily total.This will result in less weight loss or weight gain if consumed too excess. ...Read more

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Will going on a low-carbohydrate diet help me lose weight faster?

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

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Can you tell me how much weight should I lose on induction phase of Atkins diet?

Can you tell me how much weight should I lose on induction phase of Atkins diet?

3-10lbs: Most people average 5-6 pounds. The usual range is 3-10 pounds. Make sure your urine test strips indicate ketosis! ...Read more

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I bought grapefruit diet pills. I read you can use them to lose weight. How much weight will i lose and how fast?

I bought grapefruit diet pills. I read you can use them to lose weight. How much weight will i lose and how fast?

It is a gimmic: Inmy opinion they are just gimmick and some people have placebo effect and may loose couple of pounds, but long term not effective in my opinion. ...Read more

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How can you work on eating less and losing weight.?

How can you work on eating less and losing weight.?

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

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How much weight can I lose if i stay on a gluten-free diet?

How much weight can I lose if i stay on a gluten-free diet?

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 more

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