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How can you lose weight off your breast naturally?

How can you lose weight off your  breast naturally?

Eat less, exercise:): Breast area has some fatty tissue. Therefore, losing weight by eating less and exercising more can result in losing some breast weight. Decrease fat and salt in the diet. Exercise by walking, lifting weights; wear a good sports bra. Start today by reading this http://www.Cdc.Gov/healthywei. ...Read more

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Lose Weight (Definition)

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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How to lose weight and maintain that weight effectively?

How to lose weight and maintain that weight effectively?

Must stay in balance: Our bodies are in a simple state of balance. If we eat more calories than we use, we gain weight. If we eat fewer calories than we use, we lose weight. So, people who stay the same weight eat more than they use on some days, and less than they use on other days . . . But it averages out over time, so that they are eating & using the same number of calories. That's why their weights are maintained. ...Read more

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How to increase metabolism? will it help to loose weight fast?

How to increase metabolism? will it help to loose weight fast?

Please stay in touch: w/your doc. That's a low amount of calories. Some folks find a ketogenic diet helpful. It's fat burning but ask your doc first. Peace and good health. Good fat is good for us. Beware of low fat misinformation. Green tea and EGCG capsules from green tea can boost metabolism but lifestyle, exercise, is also important. ...Read more

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What exercise to do to lose weight quickly?

What exercise to do to lose weight quickly?

No "quick fix": The goal of weight loss should be achieved gradually, not through the latest over-hyped diet or exercise craze. Weight loss can be achieved gradually over time through a combination of dietary changes and a good exercise program. Talk to your doctor if you feel you need medical advice or direction to help you achieve your goal. ...Read more

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How to tone the body without lossing weight?

How to tone the body without lossing weight?

Currently normal Wt?: If one is truly underweight (based on height, family background, and body type), a dr. Can evaluate for a hormonal, digestive, or other disorder. If no medical cause is found, then one can add weight by eating more calories of nutritious foods, while also doing weight-training to increase muscle. Proteins: egg white, chicken breast, salmon, ... Better fats: olive oil, peanuts, almonds, tofu, .... ...Read more

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How can you calculate your ideal body weight?

BMI and body fat: There are two ways. The more traditional way is to calculate your body mass index (check at wellesleymd.Com). Ideal bmi is 22-23, since your height is stable, if you get your weight there, that'll be ideal. What i like more is body fat which is more consistent with being healthy. Get your body fat checked, for male ideal is between 14-18%, female 18-26%. So lose enough fat to get your fat in range. ...Read more

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How to be motivated to stay on diet to lose weight?

How to be motivated to stay on diet to lose weight?

Enjoy: Focus on what is important - your health. Select food that are nutritious (not just low calorie). Select physical activities that you enjoy. Don't make food select or exercise so grueling that you want to avoid it. Visualize a healthy you! ...Read more

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How to gain body weight with food?

How to gain body weight with food?

Easy: Gaining weight should not be a problem in any normal healthy person , just by eating more than required calories (BMR) , loosing it is , to get get rid of i lb of fat in your body you have to have to burn 3500 cal by work out ...Read more

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What to do to lose weight and maintain it?

What to do to lose weight and maintain it?

The only way to lose: Weight and to maintain it - is to commit to making lifestyle changes. 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 activities:. ...Read more

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Is it possible to target specific parts of your body weight trying to lose weight?

Is it possible to target specific parts of your body weight trying to lose weight?

No: You really have no control over where on your body you will lose weight. Hitting targeted areas, such as the abs with crunches, helps build muscle and lean out, but it doesn't result in weight loss just in the mid-section. To target specific areas of fat like the love handles requires something like liposuction. Some seem to lose more in certain areas quicker, but this is more genetics. ...Read more

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What to eat to lose weight on metformin?

What to eat to lose weight on metformin?

Eat Less, exercise m: You should exercise in order to lose weight. Also cut down on your food intake and avoid high calorie foods like milk products, fried foods, sweets and high fat in your foods. Focus on more protein containing foods and less carbohydrates. ...Read more

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How to add body weight?

How to add body weight?

Eat, eat, eat.: You can gain calories by just eating more food. People tend to gain weight with meat because it's more calorie-dense than other foods, but you'd gain more weight by just eating more of less calorie-dense foods. Just keep it healthy - there's a difference between gaining muscle weight and just getting fat. And exercise as well, so you gain lean mass and not just get fat. ...Read more

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Can your body lose inches and not weight?

Can your body lose inches and not weight?

Yes: You can loose inches without loosing weight . When you exercise you you convert fat to muscle, muscle weighs more than fat, when you tone up and convert fat to muscle you can loose inches without loosing pounds. ...Read more

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How to gain weight in your face and lose it in your chest?

How to gain weight in your face and lose it in your chest?

You Can't: Sorry. You might consider fat grafting to the face to augment areas but actual weight gain in the face with loss in the chest won't happen. ...Read more

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Does a person need to eat any fat when trying to gain muscle and lose weight?

Some fat,: Protein increase and monitor carbs, ideally you could use a nutritionist to assist. Some personal trainers are particulary good with targetted diet. It is always helpful to rememberthat diet overall must be balanced. ...Read more

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How to stay motivated to lose weight and exercise?

How to stay motivated to lose weight and exercise?

Daily activities: Try making your daily activities more difficult - take the stairs, park further away, bike/ walk to work/ store, sit on a swiss ball/ at your desk and stand up every time you answer the phone, or lunge/ hop/ jump from place to place in your house. Things like these may seem small and silly, but the increased calorie burn can add up over time. Don't forget a healthy diet! ...Read more

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How can I lose weight.....Foods to keep body healthy without gaining....

How can I lose weight.....Foods to keep body healthy without gaining....

See Dr., and then...: Helpful weight loss diets have natural foods that take time to chew but contain few calories. Examples include carrots, celery, and iceberg lettuce (little/no salad dressing). When shopping for fruits, buy small ones no bigger than a tennis ball, because fruits have sugar. Drinks without calories include water and green tea. A calorie is a calorie, but surely avoid sugar & simple starch calories. ...Read more

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Is it possible to target specific parts of your body weight trying to lose weight?

No: You really have no control over where on your body you will lose weight. Hitting targeted areas, such as the abs with crunches, helps build muscle and lean out, but it doesn't result in weight loss just in the mid-section. To target specific areas of fat like the love handles requires something like liposuction. Some seem to lose more in certain areas quicker, but this is more genetics. ...Read more

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How shall i lose weight from my thighs. My body weight of 49kg & height is 5'7". I feel my thighs are little heavier according to my body.

How shall i lose weight from my thighs. My body weight of 49kg &  height is 5'7". I feel my thighs are little heavier according to my body.

Hard to do: It's almost impossible to lose weight from just one body area. You can lose fat and build-up muscle by exercising that area, but muscle adds weight and the muscle in ther area may make it larger than when it was less muscular. Depending on your body type, fat will deposit and break down from general exercise and proper eating. ...Read more

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How close do I need to be to a normal body weight to be a good candidate for liposculpture? Can i get liposculpture if i'm about 40 lbs. Overweight, or do I have to lose weight first? .

How close do I need to be to a normal body weight to be a good candidate for liposculpture? Can i get liposculpture if i'm about 40 lbs. Overweight, or do I have to lose weight first?

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Stable: The ideal candidates for liposuction are their goal weight or at a stable weight. Liposuction is not a weight loss tool, but rather it helps contour stubborn fatty deposits. http://www.dassmd.com/liposuction/index.html. ...Read more

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Should i be drinking half my body weight in water in order to lose weight? I weigh 262 and 5'7 now @ 55? I have to get this weight off, so confusing!

Drinking: Water is dangerous a very high volumes; i see no need to drink more than 1.5-2 liters of fluid per day unless you are in high heat and are losing water via sweating to a large extent. ...Read more

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Will i lose weight fast by by keeping my carbs to 0.5g & my protein at 1.5g per pound of body weight?

Will i lose weight fast by by keeping my carbs to 0.5g & my protein at 1.5g per pound of body weight?

It may be: The quantity rather than the quality. It is not necessary to measure our food intake. If the 0.5 g carb is in the form of sweet stuff, get rid of it. If you restrict your diet to god made food and leave out the man made you will lose weight. ...Read more

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I have to lose 15kg to reach my ideal weight. I do cardio+body weight workouts 3 times a week. Will drinking whey protein powder help me lose weight?

I have to lose 15kg to reach my ideal weight. I do cardio+body weight workouts 3 times a week. Will drinking whey protein powder help me lose weight?

If you need to: lose weight, you do not need to be drinking protein powder since it will only packs on more calories for you to lose. Having said that, it is worthwhile for you to use a protein bar or some combination of high efficiency carbohydrate and protein ~150-200 calories before your workout to maximize your stamina and calorie burning. This pre-workout snack will increase your metabolic rate and stamina ...Read more

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Periods are irregular, heavy body weight , hight hunger. What should i do wanna loose weight?

Periods are irregular, heavy body weight , hight hunger. What should i do wanna loose weight?

See a Specialist: Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome is associated with irregular cycles, increased weight and other medical issues like Diabetes and high blood pressure. Please see a doctor. ...Read more

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On medications for dcm and heart failure...Is a weight loss program like body by vi that involves natural supplements safe to use to lose weight.

On medications for dcm and heart failure...Is a weight loss program like body by vi that involves natural supplements safe to use to lose weight.

I will be very: Careful with any weight loss program using natural supplements. When you have dilated cardiomiopathy, treatment require a fine balanced of low sodium diet, fluid intake and medications. Any changes of the above can decompensate the balance and start CHF symptoms. I will talk to your cardiologist and dietitian and do a careful search of the diet. Good luck. ...Read more

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I want to lose my body weight?

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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How can I lose my body weight?

How can I lose my body weight?

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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Can I use ensure to lose weight?

Can I use ensure to lose weight?

PArtly: Ensure is a complete protein, balanced formula, containing vitamins and minerals. If needed, could be relied upon, long-term, for meeting nutritional needs (would need to have extra water intake). Typically 250 cals/can; can be used as a meal replacement. Even if you get the version with fiber, may not be adequate. Need activity to burn cals too. ...Read more

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How can I clean my body and lose weight!?

How can I clean my body and lose weight!?

Clean body: & lose weight are excellent goals. Start by seeing your doctor for a food plan to match your health status. Ask about a low carb diet. See personal trainer at a local gym for some exercises that take in to account your health status. Shower daily. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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I want to lose my body weight..Please help me?

I want to lose my body weight..Please help me?

See Dr., and then...: Helpful weight loss diets have natural foods that take time to chew but contain few calories. Examples include carrots, celery, and iceberg lettuce (little/no salad dressing). When shopping for fruits, buy small ones no bigger than a tennis ball, because fruits have sugar. Drinks without calories include water and green tea. A calorie is a calorie, but surely avoid sugar & simple starch calories. ...Read more

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What herbalife products can I use to lose weight?

What herbalife products can I use to lose weight?

Herbalife: Healthtap Doctors are asked not to endorse specific brands or product lines. ...Read more

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How do I lose weight but gain a butt and thick body?

Body changes.: 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. Don't know what you mean by "thick body"? You can work with a trainer to build your gluteal muscles. ...Read more

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What age does the body start to lose weight by itself?

Actually : it would be more common for the body to have a slower metabolic rate as we get older. ...Read more

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Can I use endura double gain to increase my body weight?

No proof of safety: Dietary supplements are marketed by manufacturers w/o any requirement by fda or other 3rd party to prove safety and/or effectiveness prior to marketing. In other words, companies are allowed to say whatever they want to convince you to buy their products. Check out 2 recent news articles: http://goo.Gl/bbmdcw (usa today) & http://goo.Gl/uilodl (fda via nbc) re lack of oversight & contamination. ...Read more

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What can I take to lose weight thats not bad for my body?

What can I take to lose weight thats not bad for my body?

2 good 2 B true: In reality, it doesn't exist. Team up with your doctor to creat a diet and exercise plan that's right for you. ...Read more

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Why its hard to lose weight at a low body fat percentage?

Why its hard to lose weight at a low body fat percentage?

Why lose weight?: If your body fat,percentage is low, chances are that you don't need to lose,weight. That is why it is hard. Why are you trying? If you want to firm up, try doing weight bearing exercises and lifting. But trying to lose weight will probably only work against you. ...Read more

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What part of the body does bicycling help you lose weight?

What part of the body does bicycling help you lose weight?

Generalized: Biking causes calorie burn which helps to lose weight but not in a specific area. However, it will help to shape and tone buttocks, legs, abs. ...Read more

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