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Struggling to lose weight 6 months after having a baby. How do I lose this baby weight?

Struggling to lose weight 6 months after having a baby. How do I lose this baby weight?

Use healthy approach: Eat healthfully. Try to eat at least 5 servings of vegetables ; 4 of fruit per day. Increase nutritional fiber. Avoid refined sugar ; junk carbohydrates. Avoid alcohol, sweetened juices, soda ; caffeinated beverages. Aim for 7.5 to 8 hrs of sleep / night. Hydrate w at least 64 oz of water / day. Calories burned must > calories consumed. Be physically active with both cardio ; weight training. ...Read more

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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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Can you tell me how to lose weight after having a baby?

Can you tell me how to lose weight after having a baby?

Losing Weight: Eat healthfully. Try to eat at least 5 servings of vegetables & 4 of fruit per day. Increase nutritional fiber. Avoid refined sugar & junk carbohydrates. Avoid alcohol, sweetened juices, soda & caffeinated beverages. Aim for 7.5 to 8 hrs of sleep / night. Hydrate w at least 64 oz of water / day. Calories burned must > calories consumed. Be physically active with both cardio & weight training. ...Read more

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How do I lose weight after the baby is born?

How do I lose weight after the baby is born?

Breast feed!: You may be surprised about the beneficial effects of breast feeding. Nursing helps to rapidly shrink the size of the uterus after the delivery and also helps you lose weight. Of course, regular exercise is helpful as well. ...Read more

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How can I lose weight after birth?

How can I lose weight after birth?

Eat Better: Here is a simple way to lose, without a diet, the list shows the reasons people gain wt. In order of most important & easiest to change, simply go down list, find your top 2 reasons, and then make a few changes, such as: diet soda for soda, subway for burgers, 100 cal packs: 1. Any drink with sugar 2. Fast foods 3. Fried foods 4. Skipping meals 5. Bad breakfasts 6 bad snacks 7. Large portions. ...Read more

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What is a way to lose weight after having a baby?

What is a way to lose weight after having a baby?

Breast feeding: Is one way. Exercising once your doctor says ok. Healthy eating and being patient. Some women return to prepregnacy weight and appearance very quickly..Others can take months. Walking, tai chi, gentle weight training are all ideas. Pilates can be very helpful as well. ...Read more

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How do I get in shape after a 90 pound weight gain and an emergency caesarean?

How do I get in shape after a 90 pound weight gain and an emergency caesarean?

Patience: Eat 5-7 times a day. If you are average height, then 1300-1500 calories a day should allow weight loss. If you are breast feeding, be careful, as calorie restricting can reduce milk production. Take your time. Don't take pills to lose weight as you didn't take pills to gain it. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how to lose a lot of weight and how much weight will i lose it 2 weeks eating only 800 calories a day?

Can you tell me how to lose a lot of weight and how much weight will i lose it 2 weeks eating only 800 calories a day?

Varies.: 3500 calories is 1 lbs. Your metabolism and the exercise you do daily will add up the calories the body will burn daily. If during exercise you burn 300 calories which is walking 3 miles. And your body burns 1400 calories in metabolism daily. You will have 1700 calories burned daily. 800-1700 = 900 calories burned daily = 4 days to lose 1 pound. which is 4 lbs in 16 days or about 2 weeks. ...Read more

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How do I loose baby weight with a slow metabolism?

How do I loose baby weight with a slow metabolism?

Activity: Activity speeds up metabolism...Get and stay more active. As always, check with your doc first before starting any exercise program or diet... ...Read more

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Can you tell me how I could lose a lot of weight and how much weight will I lose it 2 weeks eating only 800 calories a day?

Can you tell me how I could lose a lot of weight and how much weight will I lose it 2 weeks eating only 800 calories a day?

3500 calories is 1lb: Pounds are lost by losing 3500 calories. So in a day if you eat 800 calories and your body burns 1800 calories through exercise and basal metabolism, you lose 1000 calories a day. Takes 3.5 days to lose 1 pound. So it depends on the calories your body burns. Varies by metabolism and exercise. You would lose 4lbs in 2 weeks. This does not include water weight loss. ...Read more

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How can I motivate myself to lose weigh and exersise i need to lose 20 kg after having my baby who is 4 months old?

How can I motivate myself to lose weigh and exersise i need to lose 20 kg after having my baby who is 4 months old?

See details: No one can supply motivation but you. Exercise, minimize carbohydrate intake and control portion size. Take the first step or continue to believe it is too difficult and your image in the mirror will never change. ...Read more

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How soon after you have your baby can you start really hardcore exercise to lose the baby weight?

How soon after you have your baby can you start really hardcore exercise to lose the baby weight?

Soon: Much depends on your level of fitness during the pregnancy. Just as you would start back slow and build if you were laid up with an injury, so you need to work into an exercise regimen beginning2-3 weeks after a vaginal birth and 4-6 weeks after c section. If you did some exercise during pregnancy start there are work up gradually. Starting fresh means go slow. ...Read more

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How can I lose weight fast as a 16 year old?

How can I lose weight fast as a 16 year old?

Weight loss: Puberty is a bad time to be losing weight quickly, as you are still growing and developing. Try to make sure you are eating a balanced and healthy diet - avoiding soft drinks, junk food, and fast food. IF you are overweight, speak to a physician, set healthy goals and discuss healthy eating habits. ...Read more

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I'm already eating right, and exercising. What can I do to lose weight quicker, in a safe way? Only lost eight pounds last month.

I'm already eating right, and exercising. What can I do to lose weight quicker, in a safe way? Only lost eight pounds last month.

8 lbs !: Congratulations. That is a very aggressive weight loss program. I do not know that I would try to lose weight any faster than that. 2 lbs of wt loss per week equates to a deficit of 7000 calories per week or 1000 calories per day. That's about 50% of your daily total caloric intake. ...Read more

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How can I lose weight faster after childbirth?

How can I lose weight faster after childbirth?

ADHS (vasopressin): Adhs (vasopressin) resets adrenals which helps body not to store weight around belly. By research it was found with adhs (vasopressin) female lost 6-8 pounds per month and male 10-12 pounds per month. The other meds that work is to use chromium to help pancreas and fat metabolism, and try to detox will help to loose water weight due to toxins. The best program is control-it by biotics or first line therapy by metagenics. ...Read more

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If I am trying to recover from an eating disroder how many calories should I intake a day to gain one pound a week if my heart rate is really slow ?

Www.caloriecount.com: In reference to your caloric requirements for weight gain, you heart rate is irrelevant. Go to the above web address, open a free account by supplying your age, height, weight, gender, and activity level. It will calculate your daily caloric need to remain stable. Eat 500 additional calories per day and you'll gain 1 pound per week. ...Read more

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How much weight should I lose after baby if breastfeeding?

How much weight should I lose after baby if breastfeeding?

Depends: Breastfeeding mother statistically lose more weight than those who do not breastfeed. How much weight you should lose is largely dependent of your pre-pregnancy weight, normal weight, underweight, or overweight and how much weight you gained while pregnant. Warning, rapid weight loss can adversely affect your milk production which is dependent of mom's diet and fat stores. ...Read more

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How long does it take to lose loose skin when you have a lot of weight loss?

How long does it take to lose loose skin when you have a lot of weight loss?

Depends: It depends on the amount of weight loss and the age of the person. The most favorable results are in the young due to increased skin elasticity and in those with minor weight loss. If it is going to retract, should take less than a year. Massive weight loss often results in skin excess that will have to be surgically excised. ...Read more

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