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How To Reduce Weight For Working In Night Shift
Faster?: There is no way that is healthy to lose weight "faster". Your goal should be to eat healthy foods, targeting a caloric intake which is less than what you are burning per day. The latter can be affected to your advantage when wanting to lose weight, by increasing your physical activity. Diet pills and supplements have many dangerous side effects to them. Avoid. ...Read more
Reset your sleep: The only real trick to working the night shift is to sleep in the daytime and work at night, even on nights when you are not at work. Switching from day to night and back again is very difficult, and will give you more trouble than if you stay on a night only schedule. Make sure your bedroom is dark and cool to help you sleep in the daytime. ...Read more
What are the best food to lose weight through in the morning, evening, and night. What do I have to eat to lose weight for the rest of my life.
In vs Out: Losing weight comes down to a simple (but frustrating) concept: calories taken in vs calories burned off. So yes, having a job that requires us to be more sedentary does make it a little more difficult to lose weight. But not impossible! start with sleep. Getting to bed earlier will help you get up earlier and have a half hour for a morning workout. Keep veggies or almonds nearby. You can do it! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Sleep suggestions: Regular sleep schedule, especially time to get up. Minimize light before sleep period, including tv & computer. Don't go to bed hungry or right after a big meal. Avoid or minimize caffeine & alcohol. Exercise regularly, but not within 3-4 hrs before bed. Use relaxing pre-sleep routine (warm bath, light snack, reading). Bedroom temp at 60-68f. Learn relaxation skills. Find a sleep specialist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hi...I am working in night shifts so cannot follow the regular diets..Could someone please suggest some diet plan to lose weight according to this?
See below: If you go to www.Weighstation.Net our page can help you along with answers from our dietitian! i hope this helps you. ...Read more
I work in the night shift. Can I still manage a healthy well-being and a good memory? Any particular nutrition targets?
Yes: Sleep is the most important issue. Try to set up a regular sleep cycle. You should continue your exercise routine during daylight hours if possible. Good nutrition is important but can't be covered here. It is easy to over eat when working nights. Pay attention to your caloric intake. ...Read more
How many meals and snacks a day should I eat to gain weight in order to work out on exercising the body in different areas of the body.?
Enough: I'm not trying to be a smart alec, but ultimately if you are exercising and gaining healthy weight like you want to, you are eating enough. I would start with three healthy meals a day and healthy snacks , focusing on lean protein sources if you are trying to build muscle, (lean meats, nuts and low-fat dairy are good protein sources). ...Read more
Whats P90X workout program? And does it work for people who have low fitness?Does it help to lose weight fast in addition to going to the gym? Thanks
Exercise programs: The ideal program is dependent on the physical state of the individual. Many folks in poor physical condition try vigorous workouts with weights or other strenuous activity to "hurry up" progress. But jumping, stretching, and body contortions in the less fit, like with p90--may may them so uncomfortable they quickly give up. Do a tailored program at the gym with a trainer--then go out on your own. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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In the mornings i walk/exercise without out eating for 1 hour. Will keeping this up help me lose weight?
Exercise timing/wt : Early am exercise on empty stomach is very good for you. But for for optimal weight loss you need to be acive the whole day. Dont be sedentary for the rest of the day. If you are moving around durng the day, you can use upto an extra 500 calories. It does not have to be strenuous exercise all day. Just be on the move. Teh msot you sit downa t a time for should not be more than 30 minutes. ...Read more
End up eating wayyy over my daily goal. How can I stop this binging at night and stay motivated to lose this weight?
Topamax (topiramate) : Topamax (topiramate) taken around suppertime can create a sensation of fullness that lasts overnight. I have also had success with Diethylpropion taken at 2pm in the extended release form. You may also wish to look into green coffee bean extract, raspberry ketones or ashwaganda. If you have amnesia for your night- time eating, see a sleep doc. Also consider a dietician and and psychotherapy for stress relief. ...Read more
Pristiq (desvenlafaxine) 50mg. Can't eat and can't sleep or concentrate in the day. Would this be beneficial to change to nighttime?
I'm about to have knee surgery and need to lose weight. Can i take fat burners to aid in weight loss if i take half the recommended dosage?
I am studying in college.It starts from morning 7 to night 8. So i don't find time for exercise.I need to reduce my weight.Plz suggest natural remedy?
What is the best food to lose weight? Any particular tablets/meds to take to boost my metabolism? I need to lose 5 kgs in less than 2 weeks! please help!
Not a good idea!: Trying to lose 5 kg in less than 2 weeks is not a realistic goal. You should aim for no more than half a kg a week, better yet about one kg a month. There are no foods and no safe pills to lose weight. You need to reduce your intake of food and exercise more. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am trying to reduce weight, are there any particular food that i should avoid eating at morning, night particularly ?
Best to make biggest: meal & am & smallest meal at night. Good to mix proteins in when eating carbs. 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. Good Luck. ...Read more
Consume fewer cals: Many people successfully lose weight by simply consuming fewer calories than what their body needs. For most, this means small, frequent meals and small portion sizes. There are several online calculators that can give you estimates to what your daily caloric intake should be to maintain your weight. Attempt to eat 500 fewer calories per day than what you need to lose one pound per week. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Eat less move more: Eat less, move more you dont have to exercise to move more- you can park further away at the supermarket. Eating less is important if you want to lose weight. Find out how many calories you need and eat 200 less a day, find ways to decrease fat in your diet. Also try to avoid sugar drinks- you can stick to this plan. ...Read more
Long termweight loss: The goal should always be for long term weight loss through lifestyle changes. 20 lbs in 2 weeks does not seem like a realistic weight loss goal. We usually recommend 1-2 lbs weight loss in a week. Unfortunately I am not sure if there are any safe ways to loose that amount of weight in such a short amount of time. I hope that helps. ...Read more
Weight: 70kg? That's fine. Or did you mean 170lbs? That could be okay if you are muscular. ...Read more
Diet Frauds: Nope. It is another in a long line of 'mystical' products for sale that allegedly produce healthy weight loss. It is a lie and i would advise you to avoid spending any of your precious dollars on this false promise. And, please stop looking for weight loss miracles when the way to lose weight is right in front of you. Changing your diet and eating less calories and exercising! ...Read more
Both good choices: To lose weight sensibly you need to limit your caloric intake and get moving to burn up calories. This can be done with fancy "cardio" equipment in the gym, doing aerobics or even by walking or running on your own. Be consistent in your approach, drink lots of water and you will be successful. Good luck. ...Read more
White Beans and Diet: Nope. If there was a product that really led to sustained weight loss and better health it would be talked about on every media and websites in the world. Every physician would be recommending it. It would not be a 'trick' or secret. Please stop looking for the 'easy' way to lose weight. ...Read more
None: Sorry but currently there is no Insulin on the market that will cause weight loss. The best thing to do is to use the least amount of Insulin needed to keep your blood sugar acceptable. To avoid weight gain, it's recommended you increase your activity level while on Insulin once you start feeling better. There is an Insulin called Levemir (insulin detemir) that claimed to be weight neutral... ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Losing weight: To lose weight, get ur resting metabolism rate done(weight loss centers do this). This determines the total number of calories you need to lose 1-2lbs/week. Decreasing 500cal/day will give you a 1lb wt loss in 1wk; drink water (1/2 your body weight), eat small meals about 150-200cal 2-4x/(depending on your metabolism rate) and 500cal/meal at night: lean protein/veggies; avoid carbs, . ...Read more
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