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How To Lose Weight By Eating Shredded Wheat
Weight loss anytime: Losing weight has nothing to do with what you eat, a recent study showed. If you follow a diet that lowers your consumption of calories, you will lose weight whether it is high fat or low fat, high protein or low carb. Its basic math: eat less, weigh less. www.ncbi.nlm. Gov/pmc/articles/pmc2763382/. ...Read more
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
Low calories: And exercize to burn calories.Get a more detailed answer ›
Weight Loss Rules:
There is not the quickest way to weight loss that does not include exercise. This bizarre question is a very common one. I cannot understand why so many humans think there is some fad or magic to weight loss. There is no magic. The only true weight loss that is able to be maintained means a full life change.
One must limit the calories, eat more protein calories than anything else and exercise! ...Read more
Could someone eat one serving of frosted mini wheats cereal OR toast for breakfast and still lose weight? (due to the carbs and sugar in each)
Possibly: It depends on what their overall caloric intake is and how many calories they expend per day. ...Read more
What things other than rice, potato, bread, fat, sugar should one avoid in order to lose weight? Is wheat flour bad too? What about milk and butter?
1: Exercise is a good start. Diet may be even better.
2: Go online to see the many articles regarding food that is good for yo and food that is not.
My first choice is for you to go online to "NuVal" and see a list of about 100 items that are either good, not so good, or bad for you. ...Read more
If I cut out all sugars and wheat and dairy and only eat chicken and quinoa almond milk and apples will I lose weight?
This lunch healthy for 18 y/o tryin 2 lose weight? 1 piece whole wheat bread, 1avacodo, slices of tomato/onion/bell pepper, & 4-6 oz chicken breast
This is ok but if you really want to lose weight you might avoid the bread as fewer carbs will help; some feel gluten causes obesity so rice or quinoa might be better. I strongly advise organic chicken — see http://bit. Ly/19xax7e for the reasons.
My favorite diet for weight loss and overall health is dr. Fuhrman's nutritarian diet- see http://bit. Ly/1dhw9ht
don't forget to exercise. Good luck! ...Read more
Will I vet sick by just eating wheat bread with almond butter and honey? And just cereal? Will I loose weight?
Yes and yes: You will lose weight better with a comprehensive plan high in vegetables and fruit, a small to moderate amount of meat and a low level of complex carbohydrates. What you propose is all carbs and sugar, with a little protein. So yes, you will suffer on this diet. You will likely lose some weight possibly but put all of it back on after stopping. Please consult a nutritionist or weight watchers. ...Read more
Hi docs, im trying to lose some weight but im having weet bix (Australian breakfast made from wheat, oats etc) will eating wheat stop me losing weight?
Not enough food?: I wonder if you are eating too little. Starvation is not healthy. Recommendations are to eat at least 5 servings of vegetables & 4 servings of fruit per day. Hydrate with at least 8 8 ounce glasses of water per day. You might benefit from talking with a nutritionist. In the meantime, you can sooth nausea by drinking ginger tea or ginger ale. Take care. ...Read more
That might be part : Of a weight loss strategy but just eating yogurt is not likely to change your weight. 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. This site helps determine calories burned for > 100. ...Read more
I'm a 40-year old female trying to lose weight by eating right and exercising but I lose my resolve after a few days. I need help staying motivated!
WEIGHT LOSS: Just look at your beautiful picture when you were younger. It will motivate you to loss weight. ...Read more
Yes, but . . .: In most cases the answer is yes, but the types of foods and their nutrient and calorie density is an even greater determinant. You could eat smaller portions of very high calorie and low nutrient food and get fatter! Consider paleolithic nutrition or speaking to a nutritional specialist for your individual needs. ...Read more
Depends: On how many calories you take in and how much energy you spend. Not a balanced approach. ...Read more
Can I lose weight by eating only fruits and vegetables while taking considerable amounts of alcohol?
Not safe or wise:
Eating mostly (but not only) fruits and vegetables can help you lose weight but is dangerous because it won't supply enough essential protein- you must add beans, nuts, eggs or other proteins. Considerable amounts of alcohol undermines weight loss, as alcohol is converted into sugar. Large amounts of alcohol is VERY hazardous to health. See http://tinyurl.com/ownmrwq
Seek help for your addiction. ...Read more
Diet & thirst: Anything that dries your mouth will cause you to be thirsty. Water has no nutrient value & does not affect wt. ...Read more
Is it true that a person can lose weight by eating healthy food every day without exercise? One person said they did this and it works. Really?
Yes: To lose weight one must consume fewer calories than they burn. Exercise burns more calories but even at rest we burn calories. Sugars/simple carbs from grains esp. Cause weight gain. It's wise to avoid fried foods. I like dr. Furhman's diet: http://bit. Ly/1dhw9ht dr. Weil has useful info: http://huff. To/19ygs8y- see his "discuss that" link in his article. Choose organic foods:http://bit. Ly/19xax7e. ...Read more
CutCarbs AsLowAsAble: The key is not calories (measured in a calorimeter, not by eating) but food choices. Go hf/lc, cut all carbs (even non-sugar sweeteners) which drive insulin+amylin output & hunger, eat when hungry, wt daily to 0.1 lb & record. Fat will start coming off within days to weeks. Exercise can help but is mostly for other benefits. Study my other answers, dietdoctor, science for smart people, nusi. Org. ...Read more