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Dr. Patricia Foster
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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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What do I do to get paid to lose weight with weight watchers?

What do I do to get paid to lose weight with weight watchers?

I would contact: The company directly and inquire. It seems to me that many weight loss companies hire celebrities for this purpose. Can't hurt to ask. ...Read more

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Do i need to lose weight?

Do i need to lose weight?

A guide: Paper released today study of obesity suggests no change in life expectancy with bmi up to 31. If you wish 10 lbs to approach 25 ideal o paper. ...Read more

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What to do if i wanna lose weight fast . What will i need to eat/drink & how much will i need to exercise ?

What to do if i wanna lose weight fast . What will i need to eat/drink & how much will i need to exercise ?

Cardio Mix: If you adipose tissue that you'd like to lose then consider an increase in cardio and a balanced diet. However, do not always do the same exercise or you will increase your risks for stress injuries. Mix things up with running, biking, swimming, or circuit training. Ultimately you need to burn more than you consume. Talk to a dietitian/nutritionist for diet recommendations. ...Read more

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What i need to do to lose weight ?

What i need to do to lose weight ?

Start with doctor: See your doctor for a checkup and ask for guidance. Make sure there are no medical reasons causing weight gain and ask what is your ideal weight. Make small changes you can stay with: eg, cut the soda and junk food. Substitute with water, fresh fruit and your own healthier trail mix for snacks. Don't give up if you slip up. Small changes make a big difference! See: http://kidshealth.org/teen/food_fitness/dieting/lose_weight_safely.html?tracking=T_RelatedArticle# ...Read more

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If I do a detox before trying to lose weight, will it increase my progress and make me lose weight easier, or do nothing?

If I do a detox before trying to lose weight, will it increase my progress and make me lose weight easier, or do nothing?

Not proven : There is no proven scientific evidence that "detox" helps with weight loss. A wiser thing to do would be to spend your money purchasing healthier foods and consulting a nutritionist. Your family doctor, internist, or endocrinologist can also provide you excellent tips on how to lose weight and more importantly, on how to maintain that weight loss in the long term. ...Read more

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How to lose weight if i need my anxiety/dep. Pills and they cause weight gain? I need to lose but i don't want to lose vitamins/nutrients by dieting.

How to lose weight if i need my anxiety/dep. Pills and they cause weight gain? I need to lose but i don't want to lose vitamins/nutrients by dieting.

Nutritarian Diet: Dr. Joel fuhrman's nutritarian diet (http://bit.Ly/1dhw9ht) can help you lose weight while providing good nutrition. I advise all dieters to take a good multivitamin as well. Exercise will help lose weight & reduce anxiety. There are many good alternatives to drugs for anxiety/dep: counseling, meditation, eft, 5-htp, homeopathy, herbs, magnesium, b complex etc. A holistic practitioner can help. ...Read more

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What workouts i need to do to lose weight?

Cardio: If you want to lose weight, do interval training cardio exercise 5-6 days a week for at least 20 minutes a day. Interval training is when you work out at a gentle pace for 1-2 minutes, then push yourself to your max for 30 seconds and then slow down for 90 seconds, push hard for 30 seconds and do as many cycles of that as you can. It has been researched as very effective weight loss. ...Read more

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Do I need to lose weight before liposuction?

Do I need to lose weight before liposuction?

Depends: Depends on your goals. Being close to your ideal weight will get you a much nicer result. Lipo can help give you a push if you're "stuck" in your weight loss, not seeing results and getting discouraged. Stable weight (or more loss) is important, as weight gain after your procedure will decrease your results. If you're overweight you increase your risk of needing to going back for a touch up. ...Read more

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What do I need to do in other to lose weight?

What do I need to do in other to lose weight?

Proper Diet/Exercise: Only good way to loose weight is to eat proper and low calories than your bmr, and routune exercising diet eliminate all simple cargs as much as you can, sucrose, fructose and glucose.Sodas, juices, candy etc eat foods with low glyceimic index cut down on saturated fats depending on your present weight, have a strategy to loose weight in steps like 5or10 lbs at a time, which works better to keep i ...Read more

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What to do if i want to lose weight, i need help with my food and exercise!?

What to do if i want to lose weight, i need help with my food and exercise!?

See below: To lose weight you need to reduce your consumption of food and increase the amount of exercise; easier said than done. Joining a support group may help. Consult this site for more info. http://www.webmd.com/diet/guide/choosing-weight-loss-program. ...Read more

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What to do if i need to lose some weight, but how?

See below: We have a web pages that can give you a lot of great information..And it is free. Cut the sugar out, no soda, decrease your carb intake ...See our recipe section..Ask our dietitian for help. www.weighstation.net...i hope this helps you! ...Read more

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What can I do to lose water weight?

What can I do to lose water weight?

Exercise: Healthy eating and exercise will be the safest way. Use of water pill without HTN or peripheral edema is not considered standard medical care. ...Read more

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What to do if i know i need to exercise and change up my diet to lose weight and be healthier, but how?

What to do if i know i need to exercise and change up my diet to lose weight and be healthier, but how?

Healthy choices: 5-7 servings of fruits and vegetables a day. 3-5 ounces of lean meat, chicken or fish as protein, or eggs, or 1 cup of milk. Complex carbohydrates in the form of whole grains, should make up 1/4 of your plate servings. 1/2 your plate should be fresh fruits and or vegetables. And 1/4 of your plate should be protein. Beans and legumes are also healthy carbohydrates. Avoid too much fat, fried foods. ...Read more

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What can I do to get carbs while trying to lose weight?

What can I do to get carbs while trying to lose weight?

Whole, Fresh Sources: Emphasize fresh fruits, vegetables, legumes (beans), leafy greens and whole grain sources of carbohydrates. Whole food sources that are eaten raw or steamed are preferred. Avoid highly processed carbohydrates, as well foods with highly refined sugar, high fructose corn syrup and high glycemic load. ...Read more

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I want to know a perfect program to loss weight?

I want to know a perfect program to loss weight?

There are none : There is no perfect program to lose weight. Basically, all things being equal, you need to take in fewer calories each day than your body needs to burn to function. This can be best done by eating a healthy , low calorie but balanced diet and burn more calories by an increasingly aggressive exercise programs. You should plan to lose slowly and adapt to your new life style. Good luck! ...Read more