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I Ate What I Wanted And Lose Weight
I want to lose weight and I am breastfeeding, if i ate less rice, does the milk supply also decrease?
No: Eating less rice shouldn't change the breast milk flow. White rice is plain carbohydrate (carbs), so eating a lot of rice isn't healthy anyway. A woman can lose weight while breastfeeding if she eats fewer calories per day than is needed for her personal needs plus for the production of breast milk. ...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
I gained about 11 pounds in just 4 days. I ate a lot of cookies and chocolate, but still... Is this even possible? What is the best way to lose weight
Eat healthier: Absolutely! I am a bariatric surgeon, but i counsel my patients on healthy eating and that alone can result in significant weight loss. Of course, increasing your level of physical activity will also improve your results. Reduce your intake of carbohydrates and sugars, and increase your intake of lean protein, veggies, and fruits. ...Read more
I burned 150 calories doing cardio then ate 2 Big Macs that were over 480 calories. I do this often and I am still able to lose weight. Why is this?
Total calories: It is about how many calories total are burned and consumed during the day. ...Read more
It depends: On your metabolic rate which is determined by your age, gender, weight, and hormonal status. If you are overweight or obese 1300 cal diet as well as daily exercise should result in weight loss unless you have an underlying endocrine problems like low thyroid function or adrenal fatigue. I suggest varying your exercise between cardio, yoga, and weight training to improve your metabolism. ...Read more
Why do I lose weight very easily but very hard to gain weight? I think i ate enough calories everyday
Weight: Probably, your metabolic rate is high.Get a more detailed answer ›
I'm trying to lose weight , my daily calories that I eat is 1,000 and today I ate 1,017 will I gain weight? :(
Not from 17: Your daily caloric intake is not the entire story. It is affected by your age, activity level, and base metabolism. But whatever the measure is, 17 calories won't make the difference. Focusing on a healthy, balanced lifestyle will do more for you than strictly counting calories. ...Read more
Losing weight fast with soup. If i ate this soup for 7 days straight, would i lose weight quickly?
Depends on soup: If you are losing weight with soup you probably will continue to lose. However, you may not be getting all the nutrients you need, based on the type of soup, such as protein, fatty acids, vitamins, and minerals necessary to stay healthy. Don't get carried away with a diet that lacks nutrients and causes fast weight loss only to see yourself become sick. ...Read more
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