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How To Gain Weight Please Give Me Advice Soon
Diet and muscle mass: To gain weight you have to consume more calories than you are burning. Do this in a healthy way though. Don't choose junk or fast food. Keep a well balanced diet and make sure you are getting all the nutrients you need. Don't cut out exercise as it is very good for you. Weight lifting and other muscle building exercises can help you increase your body mass. ...Read more
My 4 Pillars: 1. Diet: a. Avoid/reduce/eliminate all processed food, especially carbs. B. No fruit c. No liquid calories. 2. Exercise/be active daily - 1 hour per day. Walking will do but independent of any work. 3. Sleep 8 hours. 4. Mediatation - try 2 minute breathing techniques 4x daily. Other: be patient. Make it habit. Buy nothing in a cardboard box. No restaurants. ...Read more
Don't "stop" eating: If you stop eating (fast) or don't eat enough of the the right types of foods, your weight loss will slow os vanish. Successful weight loss usually takes a commitment to choose the right foods in the appropriate portions, combined with adequate sleep, stress control and enough exeriise (aerobics and resistance exercises). No magic bullet! consider appetite control medications with a physician. ...Read more
It takes committment: To lose weight insure that calories burned exceed calories consumed. Drink at least 8 - 8 ounce glasses of water per day. Aim for at least 5 servings of vegetables and 4 servings of fruit per day. Use whole grain when possible. Avoid sodas, alcohol & junk carbohydrates. Get in a good mix of aerobic & weight lifting exercises. ...Read more
See Dr., then eat...: If one is truly underweight (based on height, family background, and body type), a Dr. can evaluate for a hormonal, digestive, or other disorder. If no medical cause is found, then one can add weight by eating more calories of nutritious foods, while also doing weight-training to increase muscle. Proteins: egg white, chicken breast, salmon,... Better fats: olive oil, peanuts, almonds, tofu,... ...Read more
Obesity: The medical rationale for weight loss in obese individuals is that obesity is associated with a significant increase in mortality and many health risks including diabetes, hypertension, and heart disease. Selection of treatment for overweight patient depends on the BMI. All patients who would benefit from weight loss should receive counseling on diet, exercise, and goals for weight management. ...Read more
I want to lose 40 pounds in 3 weeks. I don't know how to do. Please give me your advice and a proper diet to lose weight. Thank you?
Low carb diet: Start your day with fresh lemon juice in 6 oz warm water,may add few drops of honey. High protein breakfast- 2 eggs,oat meal,walnuts or pecans,fresh or frozen berries.coffee without sugar &milk. Salad for lunch- extra virgin olive oil,vinegar & pepper. Dinner before 6 PM. Near no carbohydrates.Can have yogurt @ kefir.Lean meat & plenty of fish,non starchy veg & fruits. Walk 30 min daily,try yoga ...Read more
Hi doctor, i was wondering how to lose weight . . . If possible can you please give me anything to make me lose weight other than eating healthy.
Yes: Under the supervision of a trained physician an individualised weight loss plan for you will work . The plan will first rule out organic causes of weight loss. Then identify the type of eating problems you have. Most likely an effective program will include physical excercise, behaviorial counselling, nutritional counseling stress and relaxation techniques , supplements and prescription meds. ...Read more
2009 IOM guidelines: Here are the 2009 institute of medicine guidelines for pregnancy weight gain, based on a woman's bmi (body mass index) before becoming pregnant with one baby: underweight: gain 28-40 pounds normal weight: gain 25-35 pounds overweight: gain 15-25 pounds obese: gain 11-20 pounds. ...Read more
Spot-Reducing Weight: Despite what the magazines will tell you, there is no way to "spot reduce" or lose weight on just one area of the body. Unless you begin lifting weights and building muscle in that area, weight loss will only show as a reduction in your overall size, while your proportion remain pretty much the same. My recommendation is to dress in ways that flatter and celebrate the proportions you have. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Advice: To lose weight insure that calories burned > calories consumed. Drink at least 8 - 8 oz glasses of water per day. Try for 8 hours of sleep/night. Aim for at least 5 servings of vegetables & 4 servings of fruit per day. Use whole grain when possible. Avoid sodas, alcohol & junk carbohydrates. Get in a good mix of aerobic & weight lifting exercises. ...Read more
Increase Calories.: Eat healthy high calorie foods. Eat 6 meals/day. Work on strength training to build your large muscle groups. Workout w heavier weights w fewer repetitions. Sleep at least 8 to 9 hrs/night. Hydrate well w water. Foods to help w healthy weight gain: almonds, cashews, pecans, sunflower seeds, flax seeds, walnuts, hummus, avocados, granola, trail mix, dried fruits, extra virgin olive oil, canola oil. ...Read more
See Dr., then eat...: If one is truly underweight (based on height, family background, and body type), a dr. Can evaluate for a hormonal, digestive, or other disorder. If no medical cause is found, then one can add weight by eating more calories of nutritious foods, while also doing weight-training to increase muscle. Proteins: egg white, chicken breast, salmon, ... Better fats: olive oil, peanuts, almonds, tofu, .... ...Read more
When responsible for: An infant 24/7 that may leave little "me time". Mothers often are exhausted, waking a number of times per night. They may be eating on the run. Food may be a solace for the baby blues. It can be an incredibly stressful time. ...Read more
If you have anorexia: Nervosa - really recommend a team approach to include your physician, behavioral health provider and a nutritionist. ...Read more
Weight loss: To lose weight insure that calories burned > calories consumed. Drink at least 8 - 8 oz glasses of water per day. Aim for at least 5 servings of vegetables ; 4 servings of fruit per day. Use whole grain when possible. Avoid sodas, alcohol ; junk carbohydrates. Get in a good mix of aerobic ; weight lifting exercises. ...Read more
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