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How to eat healthy and get fit?

How to eat healthy and get fit?

Healthy diet: Portion control (use salad plate instead of dinner plate); 4-6 mini-meals/day; avoid fast food & sugary & diet drinks. Lean meats, plenty of fruits & veggies (choose low glycemic ones), low-fat dairy, eggs, good fats (olive/canola), avoid starches (bread/rice /potatoes/pasta—unless whole grain); exercise 30 min/day (walking/pool exercises); can add weights/ machines with guidance to prevent injury. ...Read more

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How to get myself to eat healthier?

How to get myself to eat healthier?

Don't struggle: See a nutritionist for guidance and support. Don't try going it alone. Ask your pcp for referral. ...Read more

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What's a good way to get motivated to eat healthy and exercise?

What's a good way to  get motivated to eat healthy and exercise?

Try...: Joining a gym or getting a personal trainer. Everyone is motivated differently but they may be able to help get your started. Best of luck! ...Read more

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How to get a healthy diet?

How to get a healthy diet?

Variety: Portion control, moderation, variety and balance. Portion control is important- especially eating out where portion sizes have grown. Fresh fruits, vegetables, should be half of your plate. Legumes, beans, whole grains, a 1/4 plate and lean cuts of meat, fowl and fish, low fat dairy products 1/4 plate. Processed foods, high in animal saturated fats and processed sugars should be avoided. ...Read more

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How to get slim and healthy?

How to get slim and healthy?

Eat less + exercise: Exercise to aerobic capacity for 30 minutes five days or more every week. Eat a healthy calorically restricted diet. Repeat until desired weight and level of fitness is achieved. ...Read more

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Can you suggest how to get energy without energy drinks?

Can you suggest how to get energy without energy drinks?

Sleep,diet,exercise: With the appropriate balance of enough sleep, a healthy diet not full of fats and sodium, and exercise, your body will make natural chemicals not only to give you energy, but to boost your mood, attention and overall feeling of wellbeing. Love life and take care of your body and you will have the energy you need. ...Read more

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How can I stay motivated to get fit, and diet?

How can I stay motivated to get fit, and diet?

Support group: find a workout buddy, join a support group. There are free meet up groups in NJ that allow people of like minds to join diet groups, fitness groups and maintain motivation. Keeping in contact with people of like minds helps your motivation. ...Read more

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How to get more energy?

Fix the cause: Lack of energy can come from a variety of situations. Dehydration (not drinking at least 5 cups of water a day), lack of sleep/poor sleep, skipping meals, stress, sleep apnea/snoring, chronic sinus problems, caffeine withdrawal, chronic illness (such as anemia) or allergies can cause low energy. See your doctor. ...Read more

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How to get motivated to workout?

How to get motivated to workout?

Workout Motivation: As a podiatrist, I am always encouraging my patients to workout. I am so motivated by the hundreds of patients in their 70s and 80s still very active. I guess for me working out is a necessary chore to stay healthy. Goals of weight loss, PRs, etc are very challenging mentally. But, I find the goal of staying active during my mature years (I'm 62) motivation enough to get out and do something. ...Read more

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Trying to maintain a healthy vegetarian diet. How can I get more protein?

Dairy,eggs,nuts,seed: Many vegetarian food are excellent sources of protein. Soybeans & hemp seeds have more protein content than meat. Eggs are a superb source of protein. Dairy has protein, as do nuts, seeds and beans. It is especially wise to seek organic sources of soy to avoid gmo soy, and organic dairy and eggs, or else it will be from animals fed gmo corn & soy, which are quite possibly hazardous to health! ...Read more

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How can I get to healthy weight safely?

How can I get to healthy weight safely?

5 pounds at a time: Lose 5 pounds only, then practice keeping it off for 2-3 months before shooting for more. Keeping it off is the habit your need most! this is not fast or "sexy". It won't sell a lot of diet books. But adjusting your habits to maintain a small weight loss is the key to living in a more healthy-sized body the rest of your life. Anybody can crash diet but few know how to keep it off. ...Read more

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How can I get myself out of eating mode? Need to get healthier.

How can I get myself out of eating mode?  Need to get healthier.

Therapist: You may have some psychological resistance to this, and seeing a good clinical psychologist may provide some insight and solution to problems, or perhaps you are just lazy. ...Read more

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Would like to know how to get and how to keep a healthy heart forever?

Would like to know how to get and how to keep a healthy heart forever?

Genes and lifestyle: Obviously inheriting good genes for low cholesterol, low BP and no history of heart disease would be best . What you can do is follow a heart healthy lifestyle which means eating a low fat, low cholesterol diet, staying thin, exercising aerobically at least 3 times a week for 30 minutes and not smoking. Have your BP and full lipids checked and if elevated use diet, excise and medication to control. ...Read more

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How can you motivate your teenager to exercise and get physically fit?

How can you motivate your teenager to exercise and get physically fit?

Can't: you can't GIVE someone motivation, but if you can adequately show the benefits and model the behaviors in a positive way, you have a reasonable chance of inducing the behaviors beneficial for the child ...Read more

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How can i get healthy diet?

How can i get healthy  diet?

Excellent question : space is limited so I can't give a detailed ans. here are the guidelines: eat what will rot & do it before it does means fresh meats fruits veges greens beans etc. avoid SAD DIET that is standard AMERICAN diet full of additives preservatives coloring dyes etc. for a more detailed ans please visit us at www.ehacstl.com and send us an email thru our website and request healthy diet and i will send u ...Read more

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How to get fat efficiently and healthy?Does matter how many I eat also won't gain weight, I want to reach normal bmi.

How to get fat efficiently and healthy?Does matter how many I eat also won't gain weight, I want to reach normal bmi.

Weight gain: The desire to gain weight is more than just a function of what you eat. Genetics (size of your parents), muscle mass, and bone structure also play an important role. Also, many diseases can also cause one's bmi to be low. Best to see your doctor to discuss all of these factors. Be sure to bring in your parent's height and weight and your body fat measurement. ...Read more

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How could i get enough motivation to stick to a diet and lose weight?

How could i get enough motivation to stick to a diet and lose weight?

Visualize how you: Will feel & look when your’e at your healthiest. Also, think about what the issue was that motivated you to to lose weight in the first place. Insure that calories burned exceed calories consumed. Drink at least 8 - 8 ounce glasses of water/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. ...Read more

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What's a good way to get motivated to lose weight and get into shape?

Visualize how you: Will feel & look when your’e at your healthiest. Also, think about what the issue was that motivated you to to lose weight in the first place. Insure that calories burned exceed calories consumed. Drink at least 8 - 8 ounce glasses of water/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. ...Read more

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What is a good healthy way to loose weight fast and how to keep myself motivated?

What is a good healthy way to loose weight fast and how to keep myself motivated?

Cut sugar: Cut your sugar intake as much as possible to lose fat weight. Also eat small frequent meals instead of large meals. When you cut sugar you also will not be as hungry, so it will be easier to keep it up. ...Read more

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How can I get more energy safely?

How can I get more energy safely?

A few surprises: Surprisingly, exposure to the scent of peppermint or chewing a piece of peppermint gum can produce a sudden burst of energy. Also, the smell of strawberries or buttered popcorn can cause an increase in energy. Finally, supplementing with coenzyme q10 (a substance that helps convert food into energy) can produce quick, easy energy. ...Read more

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Been inactive the past year , have a big decrease in apetite , i eat healthy , but get full quickly, also have low energy . Inactivty cause this?

Been inactive the past year , have a big decrease in apetite , i eat healthy , but get full quickly, also have low energy . Inactivty cause this?

Maybe: You may be eating foods that make your body full for a long time, or you may have some stomach problem, or your hormones may not be doing well. Many reasons for a decrease in appetite. Only one part of it is due to the inactivity. ...Read more

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I want to eat less and healthier. How can I get energy while i eat healthy and eat less?

I want to eat less and healthier. How can I get energy while i eat healthy and eat less?

Good food = energy: Unprocess food is more nutritious and will make you feel more energetic even eating less. ...Read more

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I have no energy throughout the day even when i get 8+hrs sleep a night. I've tried coffee & energy drinks nothing works, could it be a health issue?

I have no energy throughout the day even when i get 8+hrs sleep a night. I've tried coffee & energy drinks nothing works, could it be a health issue?

Soo many: Yes, so many conditions (mostly correctable) can cause this, ranging from sleep problems (obstructive sleep apnea, for example) to anemia, etc etc. I suggest you talk with your dr, get an examination. Labs if needed, and if needed a sleep study. You may very possibly feel better soon, . ...Read more

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Why am i tired all the time what can I do to get energy healthy i get a full nights sleep but I am tired all day every day i don't understand why. I tried taking a weight loss/energy pills and they gave me no energy you were suppose to take 2 to 3 pills a

Why am i tired all the time what can I do to get energy healthy i get a full nights sleep but I am tired all day every day i don't understand why. I tried taking a weight loss/energy pills and they gave me no energy you were suppose to take 2 to 3 pills a

I : I suggest you may get a full medical check up first. There could be numerous medical reasons for feeling tired and most of them could be effectively treated. Starting with a family doctor often helps to discover causes of tiredness quickly. If medical examination turns out to be negative, then it makes a good sense to look for emotional causes of this symptom. In that case a referral to see a psychiatrist may be in order. ...Read more

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Testosterone prescription should l get it in to improve my sex physical health, energy? I read some bad side effects about it. I am orderer to get on

Testosterone prescription should l get it in to improve my sex physical health, energy?  I read some bad side effects about it. I am orderer to get on

Need more info: Hi. Like all drugs, testosterone can produce desirable benefits and undesirable side effects. If you are hypogonadal and have poor libido and erectile function, low energy level, and weakness, yes, testosterone may help those things. You will only know if low testosterone is their cause by correcting your testo level and seeing if the problems resolve. RBC mass & prostate should be followed. ...Read more

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I'm excercizing and eating healthy , i get 5-7 hours of sleep but i'm still tired all the time. I'm 26 a mother of two boys, i need energy!

I'm excercizing and eating healthy , i get 5-7 hours of sleep but i'm still tired all the time. I'm 26 a mother of two boys, i need energy!

Too much sugar?: If you are using sugar or caffeine to increase your energy, these backfire. They ultimately decrease your energy levels later. Try a low-sugar diet (but don't switch to sugar substitutes - they have their own consequences). Also stress saps your energy levels. Try eating slower. This decreases stress. Meditation may also be helpful. Keep getting plenty of rest. ...Read more

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How do I get more natural energy?

How do I get more natural energy?

Natural energy: I am not sure what you mean by natural energy. If you are referring that you feel fatigue then you need to be evaluated as are many things i can do this. Feeling tired it's a symptom of many diseases and this is why it's important that you receive an evaluation. Conditions ranging from sleep apnea all way to malignancy can cause fatigue and all can be treated. ...Read more

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What causes you to lose energy as you get older?

What causes you to lose energy as you get older?

Disease and less mus: As we get older, our muscle mass decreases and thus burns off less energy/food. If we burn less and yet eating/consuming the same amount of food, we gain wt. Also, physically we are able to do less because of diseases-heart, lungs, arthritiis etc..Thus burning less enegery. So stay physically active as much as you can, eat less junk food, see doc regularly, sleep well, and live well. Good luck. ...Read more

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What can I do to feel better and get my energy back ?

What can I do to feel better and get my energy back ?

Nausea: Is pregnancy a possibility? If not you should have a complete history and physical examination as well as laboratory test including tests of thyroid, liver, checking for anemia and iron deficiency.. A referral to a gastroenterologist can then be made. ...Read more

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Does having positive energy actually help your health?

Does having positive energy actually help your health?

Yes: Public health studies have shown that people who rate their health as excellent or good do better with health problems than patients who rate their health as fair or poor. Because you believe you are healthier that energy helps you stay and get healthier faster than those who do not believe they are healthy! keep up with the healthy thoughts and lifestyle! ...Read more

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What's the best way to get energy while work 12 shifts?

What's the best way to get energy while work 12 shifts?

Energy working work: Long shifts require breaks. Planned 2-10 minute breaks every 1.5-2 hours. If permitting, daylight exposure and exercise recommended (walk outside on a break). Avoid missing meals and add small snacks every 4 hours. Medications can be helpful but do have side effects. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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Why do women gain weight and lose energy as they get older?

Why do women gain weight and lose energy as they get older?

Same as men: I don't know that they lose energy, but both men and women slow down in physical strength and activity for a variety of reasons. Weight gain is one consequence of continued caloric intake and decreased activity. Lack of exercise leads to deconditioning and inability to do exercise which you may be describing as loss of energy. ...Read more

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What should I do to boost my energy levels in a healthy way?

What should I do to boost my energy levels in a healthy way?

Exercise and rest: Optimizing exercise and rest is great for improving your overall energy levels. Goal of at least 150 minutes of exercise per week and appropriate sleep which is variable but probably 7-9 hours per night. Poor sleep reduces metabolism. Regular exercise stimulates metabolism. ...Read more

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What should we eat which is healthy and gives us lot of energy?

What should we eat which is healthy and gives us lot of energy?

No easy answer but:: No single diet is best for everyone but I advise mostly organic vegetables & fruits & quality protein like organic eggs, nuts & wild salmon. Minimize sweets & simple carbs, choose whole grains, minimize fried foods & avoid GMO's. I like Dr. Fuhrman's Nutritarian diet: http://www.drfuhrman.com/library/what-is-a-nutritarian-diet.aspx For my essay on healthy eating see http://tinyurl.com/nq4sx63 ...Read more

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Can you tell me how could i get energy to work out with two kids?

Can you tell me how could i get energy to work out with two kids?

Not work - play!: You have to envision your work out time differently - not as "work" time for you, but rather "play" time for you. Try to incorporate some of your exercise routine into playtime with your kids. Go biking with them, go for a hike with them in tow, go to the park and climb on the equipment . Jump rope while they play in the sandbox...it takes care of fun time with your kids and activity for you! ...Read more

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How can I get my child to be more calm. He is five and is full of energy?

How can I get my child to be more calm. He is five and is full of energy?

Control activities: Keep him busy with some activity that makes him tired and follow with time of calmness. Learn how to harness his energy. ...Read more

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How can I go get ta get my energy back for me to work out/exercise everyday. ?

How can I go get ta get my energy back for me to work out/exercise everyday. ?

Just start up.: Exercise is funny. It seems to work by momentum. Once you stop working out for a while it's easy to just stay home from the gym and not go. Once you get yourself going again, it gets hard to see yourself not going to the gym. So just get up and get going, make it a part of your regular routine. ...Read more

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What's the best way for me to choose chinese herbs for energy and overall health?

What's the best way for me to choose chinese herbs for energy and overall health?

See Chinese Med doc: This should only be determined by a chinese medicine specialist. Herbal prescriptions of this type requires knowledge of your individual health state and history. Certain medical conditions like hypertension, anxiety, hyperthyroid, diabetes or heart disease could be worsened or complicated by "off the shelf" energizing herbs. ...Read more