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Doing six week weight loss competition, lost inches around waist, gained it in the bust. Is that normal at all???

Doing six week weight loss competition, lost inches around waist, gained it in the bust. Is that normal at all???

No, your lucky: generally it is the other way around ! and... loss of inches aroudn the waist is an independent sign of lowering risk of medical illnesses like diabetes and heart disease. you cannot control where you lose the weight except if you do not do exercise the loss is predominantly muscle. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Losing Weight (Definition)

Many people resolve to lose weight in the New Year for different reasons. For those who are overweight or obese, there are many health benefits to losing weight. It can help decrease your chances of developing diseases including diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure, osteoarthritis, and even certain types of cancer. Low-calorie diets combined with increased physical activity are thought to be most effective long term. The healthiest weight loss regimen, therefore, is one that consists of making lifestyle changes that incorporate a balanced diet ...Read more


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What s the best diet for weight loss longterm?

What s the best diet for weight loss longterm?

Lifestyle: Study after study shows that short-term diets are not effective in maintaining weight loss. What you need is lifestyle changes and eat in a healthy way from now on. Fewer carbohydrates and fats along with increased reliance on vegetables will be very helpful. Activity is also important so a regular exercise program is recommended. Make healthy lifestyle changes and avoid the yo-yo dieting. ...Read more

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Wat are signs of weight loss with lime n water?

Wat are signs of weight loss with lime n water?

This ok, butNEEDmore: Your metabolism is like a fire. Fuel it regularly to maximize it. Eat palm sized portion of protein+complex carb every 2-3 hr, sprinkle 4 fruits+ 4-5 veggie portions +3tbs oil across the day. Hydrate! water intake (10 oz x 10 times a day) will help you lactate and lose weight by helping all of your body&cells work well! exercise:take infant out for walk 2times a day 20-30min.Good for mood. ...Read more

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I started my weight loss journey 5 months ago lost about 14 kgs bt for 2 months nw i am unable to lose weight with the same diet n exercise.

I started my weight loss journey 5 months ago lost about 14 kgs bt for 2 months nw i am unable to lose weight with the same diet n exercise.

Weight plateau: You are in a weight loss plateau. This is the bodies adjustment to your lost weight. Your resting metabolic rate has decreased and you will need to change your diet by decreasing caloric intake, or just being vigilant on your current plan. Additionally I recommend you change your exercise routine to an activity that is new for you. ...Read more

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Are there any weight loss pills that actually work fairly quickly?

Are there any weight loss pills that actually work fairly quickly?

No quick fix: The best program for weight loss focuses on education and provides ongoing support. Go to www.Drnewton.Tsfl.Com and spend some time looking a the take shape for life program. You can send me an email from there if you are interested in learning more about the program. I can coach you through the program. ...Read more

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Quick efficient weight loss?

Quick efficient weight loss?

Just be sensible.: The real key to weight loss is to just watch the size of your portions at meals, eat healthy, and exercise regularly. There's no radical diet or exercise plan or pill that will magically give you meaningful and sustained weight loss. The ol' fashioned way is still be best way to lose weight for the long term. Two pounds per week is a prudent rate of loss. ...Read more

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How can I avoid weight loss?

How can I avoid weight loss?

See your doctor: While weight loss can be due to depression, hyperthyroidism, diabetes, or medication or just not eating. If you are having unexplained weight loss, you should see your doctor. He can run tests to rule out most causes of weight loss. ...Read more

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How can you stop weight loss?

How can you stop weight loss?

Reverse the cause: A person with normal body weight should not lose weight for no apparent reason. A doctor can help find the cause, and begin an corrective treatment. When the cause is stopped, the person's weight should become normal again. Causes include diseases such as thyroid disorders, cancers, digestion and absorption problems, eating disorders, infections, excessive exercise, medicine effects, etc... ...Read more

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Is jogging good for weight loss?

Is jogging good for weight loss?

Great 4 weight loss.: Jogging, any form of cardiovascular exercise for that matter, is great for weight loss. You can only eat so little, so adding exercise like jogging allows you to eat good quantities of healthy low-fat foods while still losing weight by helping your body metabolize the calories more efficiently and burn calories through the extra energy expenditure. Good idea! ...Read more

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Best iphone app for weight loss?

Best iphone app for weight loss?

There are many!: My fitness pal is very good but so are calorie counter by fat secret.Com and diet and calorie tracker by sparkpeople.Com. ...Read more

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How does myalli weight loss work?

How does myalli weight loss work?

Block fat absorption: Alli works by blocking some of the absorption of fat. It is supposed to be combined with dietary changes which reduce the overall fat intake and portion sizes. Several pills are taken throughout the day (prior to meals). The side effects may include abdominal pain and rectal leakage of some of those fats that go unabsorbed. ...Read more

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Foods that help with weight loss?

Foods that help with weight loss?

Less of them: At the end of the day you have to eat less, and balancing calories through the course of the day will help. Journal what you eat. Most people eat 33% more cal than they think they do. ...Read more

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Suggest me diet for weight loss ?

Suggest me diet for weight loss ?

Agree w Dr. Baker: There are many helpful weight loss programs available. For sustainable weight loss - life style change is essential. 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. You can mix ; match different kinds of physical exercise. ...Read more

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Are weight loss patches effective?

Are weight loss patches effective?

Somewhat: Patch will work but you would have to use additional methods too. Any one product is not effective - some patch has sea kelp which helps thyroid, some has anti- inflammatory products some have carnitine so each helps in a small way. ...Read more

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Is hgc safe to use for weight loss?

Is hgc safe to use for weight loss?

NO: Six studies have been done to date to see the benefit of HCG (human chorionic gonadotropin). All but one study showed "no benefit" in weight loss. Furthermore the body can take this and use it to make other sex hormones possibly resulting in high levels of hormones that can be harmful as well. Various state medical boards have decided that physicians using this border on quackery. ...Read more

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What are some tips for weight loss?

What are some tips for weight loss?

It's not: Rocket science. Eat less, exercise more and feel better as you lose weight. You need to burn off 3500 calories that you don't take in to lose one pound. Avoid greasy, fast food. Avoid supplements and pills. Don't get your medical advice from friends, tv or the internet. Programs like weight watchers can provide valuable info and support. Good luck. ...Read more

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Any good online weight loss groups?

Any good online weight loss groups?

Education and suppor: Take shape for life is probably the best program available. Go to my website www.Drnewton.Tsfl.Com and spend some time looking at things. You can send me a message from the site if you would like to discuss it more. I can be your health coach throughout the program. ...Read more

Dr. Barbara Lavi
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Lose Weight (Definition)

Many people resolve to lose weight in the New Year for different reasons. For those who are overweight or obese, there are many health benefits to losing weight. It can help decrease your chances of developing diseases including diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure, osteoarthritis, and even certain types of cancer. Low-calorie diets combined with increased physical activity are thought to be most effective long term. The healthiest weight loss regimen, therefore, is one that consists of making lifestyle changes that incorporate a balanced diet ...Read more