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How Much Weight Will A Teen Girl Lose On A Water Fast
Very little if 1 day: A normal healthy teen girl is ok to try fasting for a day, for religious or other social reasons, if she is willing to break the fast if she gets weak or dizzy. Since she is drinking, she will not lose weight in just one day. Fasting as a dieting technique doesn't work because the 1-2 pounds a day that person loses will be regained after the fasting ends and the eating resumes. ...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
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
Does the boy need to: lose weight? Don't lose weight just to be skinny. 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. ...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
Unhealthy idea.: Thats hard to say because before too long your metabolic rate will begin to drop. ...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
Rigth foods: Right foods if no underlying med problem, healthy weight loss requires eating the right whole foods, avoiding many processed foods, and staying physically active. Avoid any processed foods with sugar and flour, eliminate most foods with saturated and trans fats, and add plenty of vegetables and beans, many fruits and nuts, some whole grains, and wild salmon. Add regular physical activity and see p. ...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
Losing weight: is a simple equation of eating less and exercising more. Try to eliminate junk food and carbs. Get regular exercise but don't go crazy or you will get too sore and give up. Go to bed at a decent time and get regular sleep. And drink water. Eat healthy, normal, nutritious food. No crazy diets. ...Read more
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
Good calories + move: There's a good app called "lose it!" that helps you determine your daily caloric requirements based on how much & how quickly you want to lose. It takes into account your exercise too. You really have to move in order to lose, so even just walking every day is good & costs you nothing. A low glycemic diet will give you the best quality calories. Organic is best if you can afford it. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Weight loss: Do not recommend rapid weight loss. For most people - a max of 2 pounds per week on average is fine. Eat healthfully & be physically active. 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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