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I Cant Lose Weight No Matter How Hard I Try
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
Set realistic goals: Set realistic goals. Maybe start slowly -- park farther; take stairs, not the elevator, do stretching. Once you start, it will go smoother. The harder part is to actually start and work through stumbling blocks. Re-evaluate what worked for you before to help you start. Good luck! ...Read more
I try hard to lose weight but post workout i get so tired tat i hv no energy to do any task I am a student what can I do?
Think of it this way: Losing weight is about calorie intake (consuming food) being less than your calorie expenditure (resting metabolism, physical activity). So, let's say you decide to lose a pound a week. You would need to cut 500calories/day. You could 500 calories from your diet, or you could cut 250 from your diet and burn 250 by exercise-or some combination of the two. That's why it's easier to combine both. ...Read more
Diet and muscle mass: To gain weight you have to consume more calories than you are burning. Do this in a healthy way though. Don't choose junk or fast food. Keep a well balanced diet and make sure you are getting all the nutrients you need. Don't cut out exercise as it is very good for you. Weight lifting and other muscle building exercises can help you increase your body mass. ...Read more
I know everyone out there wants to lose weight, but I need to lose weight really really fast for my new bf. How do I do it?
Change habits: It is not really healthy to lose weight too fast. The goal is to re-establish eating and exercise behaviors so that you will lose steadily and can maintain the lowered weight in the future. If your bf likes you now overweight, than he will appreciate a steady loss and of course is currently your bf because he is attracted to you. ...Read more
I have very fast metabolism and would like to gain weight. No matter how much I eat, I don't gain any weight. How can I change this?
I'm 35 trying to lose 20 pounds but no matter what I do just not taking off any pounds i workout everyday eat the right portion please help?
No matter what I do I can't put on weight. I am underweight but I always eat a balanced diet. I eat like a horse but can't gain weight. please help.
Gaining weight: Foods to help with healthy weight gain: almonds, cashews, pecans, sunflower seeds, flax seeds, walnuts, hummus, Avocadoes, granola, trail mix, dried fruits, extra virgin olive oil, canola oil, protein shakes, protein bars, lean meats, poultry, fish, Smoothies (with added silken tofu or powdered milk), Greek yogurt (full –fat), pasta/ bagels & use of juice rather than soda. Some people add whey. ...Read more
I am overweight i don't eat a lot im active but still doest go away any anyone tell me how to lose weight without killing myself?
Balance: If you are already exercising and eating moderately considering seeing a nutritionist. Also think about keeping a food diary - sometimes we aren't fully aware of how much we are eating (; the quality of that food). 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. ...Read more
How to lose pure body fat, i hate exercise and don't know how, nor do I like to cook much. How can I lose weight when i don't have good self-disaplin?
You can't: You know the rules and self discipline can be acquired by starting to do something about it. You are the long term loser. Try eating some raw food like salads. That does not need cooking skills. ...Read more
What to do if i lost weight reached my goal so i want stop exercising.So what shall I do to no regain weight anymore?
Eat healthy and: Congratulations on achieving your weight loss goal. You should continue to eat smart healthy meals and CONTINUE a maintenance workout program to avoid regressing. Finding a work out partner can help keep you motivated. A licensed dietician can be of great help for maintaining a balanced healthy diet. Best of Luck! ...Read more
I eat well/exercise and gained weight/can't lose it no matter what I do. Found out I have hypothyroidism. When I start treating it, will I lose weight?
A little bit : Answers are repeated. Again not much but you can with the right attitude and tweaking meds. ...Read more
How do I gain weight. I am fairly underweight and I try eating more but it just doesn't help. Any tips?
See Dr.to find cause: Several things can cause this. The main ones are inadequate intake of calories, need for hydrochloric acid &/or digestive enzymes, malabsorption, inflammation of the intestines (possibly from intestinal parasites), celiac disease & other food allergies, vitamin/mineral/amino acid deficiencies & hyperthyroidism. A good GI doc or holistic/integrative doc can help you find what the problem(s) is/are. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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