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How to increase calories after calorie restricted diet?

How to increase calories after calorie restricted diet?

Slowly: If you binge after a successful diet, you will gain the weight back. Go up to your "maintenance" caloric intake over a few days. You can calculate that here: http://www.Freedieting.Com/tools/calorie_calculator.Htm. ...Read more

Dr. Arthur Heller
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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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Do doctors actually recommend a calorie restricted diet for well-being?

Do doctors actually recommend a calorie restricted diet for well-being?

Calorie restriction: My dieticians and I do not typically set calorie restrictions for patients. Instead, we educate them on which foods are healthy and which foods to avoid. Then we work on modifying their eating habits. Realistically, if you eliminate a lot of carbs and sugars from your diet, you can lose a lot of weight. Of course volume is also a factor and we work on portion control as well. ...Read more

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When on a low calorie diet how often should calories be increased to maintain my metabolic rate and by how much?

When on a low calorie diet how often should calories be increased to maintain my metabolic rate and by how much?

Won't affect: Metabolic rate. That is determined by genetics, exercise, thyroid level, etc. Not by dietary intake. It's 3500 calories to gain or lose a pound. Metabolic rate only affects how rapidly you can change. ...Read more

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I'm on a calorie restricted diet of 1300 calories? What are some healthy lunch ideas for losing weight to take to school?

I'm on a calorie restricted diet of 1300 calories? What are some healthy lunch ideas for losing weight to take to school?

Nutrient dense foods: Eat foods that are nutrient dense (like meat, fish, poultry, eggs, cheese, low starch vegatables and water) avoid foods that are not nutrient dense (like starches and sugars, including fruit) nutrient dense foods will increase your basal metabolic rate. On the other hand, starches and sugars impair thyroid metabolism via affects on your liver (which helps activate thyroid hormone). ...Read more

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I need to know what is a low calorie diet?

I need to know what is a low calorie diet?

Short answer: It seems logical that if calories are the problem, you would want to eat as few of them as possible to speed weight loss. As a general rule, people need a minimum of 1,200 calories daily to stay healthy. People who have a strenuous fitness routine or perform many daily activities need more calories. If you have reduced your calorie intake below 1,200 calories a day, you could be hurting your body ...Read more

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Should i be eating muffins on a low calorie diet?

Should i be eating muffins on a low calorie diet?

Muffins HiCarb,↓Loss: What are your goals? Calories are units of heat to warm h20 as measured in a calorimeter, not by eating & routinely guessed for ?$, per usual practices. Study: wikipedia.Org/calorimeter, nusi.Org, lustig, taubes, attia, enig, dietdoctor, videos: big fat lies, mcgovern's report, sugar the bitter truth, science for smart people, big fat fiasco, why we get fat & my answers on healthtap. ...Read more

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What should I do to shed weight on a low calorie diet?

What should I do to shed weight on a low calorie diet?

Persevere with it: It is a long term goal which requires persistence with your good eating behavior. It will slowly give you the results you want but be pateint and aim to lose about 1 pound each week or over 2 weeks. Add regular exercise to your low calorie eating, you will see better results from the combined efforts. Good luck. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how much weight could i lose on a very low calorie diet?

Can you tell me how much weight could i lose on a very low calorie diet?

It depends: It depends on your present height and weight, your body mass, how much you exercise and the specifics of your diet. ...Read more

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I am about to start a low calorie diet wil it be ok to train in the gym 4 days a week?

I am about to start a low calorie diet wil it be ok to train in the gym 4 days a week?

There may be danger: There could be some danger if you are not adequately hydrated and have not taken enough energy (that is calories) to expend during excercise. ...Read more

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I can't manage to lose anymore weight and I'm really getting worried. I'm on a very low calorie diet and workout everyday. What's wrong?

I can't manage to lose anymore weight and I'm really getting worried. I'm on a very low calorie diet and workout everyday. What's wrong?

Calorie : Please have your primary doctor refer you to a nurse practitioner who will help you improve your weight and workout. You won't get things under control for a few weeks but you will be presently surprised before long. ...Read more

Calorie (Definition)

A calorie is the amount of heat energy needed to increase a mililiter of water 1 degree centigrade, the calorie we talk about in foods is really a kilocalorie, that is the amount of energy needed to increase a liter of water 1 degree centigrade... So if you eat a food that is 500 calories that food if burned completely has enough energy to heat a liter of ...Read more