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I am 20 and 216 pounds what is the best way for me to loose weight?

I am 20 and 216 pounds what is the best way for me to loose weight?

Motivation: A complex carbohydrate low glycemic index diet along with lean proteins will help you loose weight. Controlling the calories and exercising are a great help. Once you start loosing a little weight, have that be a motivation to continue. Set small weight loss goals each week and you will get there! ...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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I'm 5'6", 13, and 155 pounds. What is the best way to loose weight?

I'm 5'6", 13, and 155 pounds. What is the best way to loose weight?

Please: Consider having an adult or someone who is at least 16 years old ask this question for you. You need to be at least 16 years old to post questions on Healthtap. Thanks. ...Read more

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I am 6'4 376 pounds i need to lose weight. What is the best way for me to do this?

I am 6'4 376 pounds i need to lose weight. What is the best way for me to do this?

Comprehensive med: eval first. May be done under MD supervision. 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. Do cardio ...Read more

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What is the best way to loose weight i'm 20 yrs old and I weight like 250?

What is the best way to loose weight i'm 20 yrs old and I weight like 250?

Eat fewer calories!: Anything that uses energy (calories) will help one lose weight, as long as he doesn't eat or drink back more calories right after the activity. Examples: if walking, take a longer route; use stairs instead of elevators; take multiple trips to and from the car when unloading groceries; park a block from school and walk there with the kids; at home, skip dessert and go walk around the block instead. ...Read more

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What is the best way to loose weight?

What is the best way to loose weight?

Decrease calories: Here's the bottom line: until you significantly decrease your caloric intake, you will not lose weight. You do this by changing your eating habits, both what and how often you eat. You can go on a stepper for an hour, burn off 600 calories, and that will still be less than that bagel with cream cheese or two slices of pizza you just ate. Exercise helps in many ways, but it's not enough. ...Read more

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What is the best way to loose weight?

What is the best way to loose weight?

No magic yet: Increase energy output and decrease intake...Simple, but difficult.. ...Read more

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What is the best way to loose weight ?

What is the best way to loose weight ?

Patiently: 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. Do both cardio & weight training. ...Read more

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What is the best way to loose weight fast?

Diet and Exercise: The goal is to burn more calories than you consume. Watch your diet-eliminate junk food and don't over eat. Consider liquids as well-soda, alcohol, etc contains a lot of calories. Exercise multiple times a week. If you find an activity you really enjoy you'll be more likely to engage in that activity. Avoid fad diets that could prevent you from getting adequate nutrition. Make healthy choices! ...Read more

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What is the best way to loose weight in 3 weeks?

What is the best way to loose weight in 3 weeks?

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. Do both cardio & weight training. ...Read more

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What is the best way to loose weight if you are so busy ?

No magic pills: Eating less. Eating less calories (and carbs) will cause weight loss. Best to do with some structured exercise. Even the busiest people can curtail their diets with less calories, and try to get even a minimal work out in. Best wishes. ...Read more

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