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I'm trying to lose weight I do 900 calorie burn at boot camp 4 days a week is that enough exercise in a week.Or should I add an extra day. ?

I'm trying to lose weight I do 900 calorie burn at boot camp 4 days a week is that enough exercise in a week.Or should I add an extra day. ?

Katz book: Disease proof by david katz, md is a good book for overall health. It contains lots of useful information about the way we eat and is written very clearly. Focus more on health and lab results than the number on the scale. Walking can be a great benefit also. You can do it. 900 calories a day is very little intake. Go slow and be careful. See doc. ...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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I'm on a diet & i eat for maximum 900 calories will i still be loosing weight ? Or is it too few calories ?

I'm on a diet & i eat for maximum 900 calories will i still be loosing weight ? Or is it too few calories ?

Starvation Diets: Starving yourself may lead to temporary weight loss but it will not be sustained for two reasons. Your body will do everything in it's power to hold onto fat to protect from death starvation. Your metabolism will go to the lowest possible situation it can. Then when you begin eating all of those calories are excess because your metabolism is off and you will gain weight rapidly. ...Read more

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If I only eat 800 calories a day but bread is included will I gain or lose weight?

If I only eat 800 calories a day but bread is included will I gain or lose weight?

800 calories a day: That is very little. Bascially starvation ( the amount a 50- 60 lb individual would need )and could lead to serious problems .You are not giving you body enough energy ( food is energy) to function. If you are interested in losing weight discuss with your doctor or health tap prime. http://www.webmd.com/diet/obesity/features/lose-weight-dangers?page=2#1 ...Read more

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Is 1600 calories a day too much to lose weight?

Is 1600 calories a day too much to lose weight?

Not necessarily: It depends on your body composition, energy expenditure, underlying medical problems and how quickly you want to lose weight. As a generic answer for "the average adult", 1600 calories is not too much at all. ...Read more

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What is a healthy amount of weight loss per week, when i want to lose 2 stone?

What is a healthy amount of weight loss per week, when i want to lose 2 stone?

2 stone wt. loss.: For a 28 pound weight loss, we'd generally recommend no more than two pounds per week, so fourteen weeks at the quickest for healthy and sustainable weight loss. ...Read more

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I lost weight eating 1,000 calories a day now that I'm at my goal weight I wanna maintain , so should I eat more calories ? Or will I gain it back?

I lost weight eating 1,000 calories a day now that I'm at my goal weight I wanna maintain , so should I eat more calories ? Or will I gain it back?

Keep it up!: Once people lose weight for a few months there is a tendency to regain it, particularly if they go off their diet. I would stay on your diet and if you continue to lose weight then you might try going up to 1200 calories a day. ...Read more

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Is it possible to lose weight on a 2000 calorie diet and by exercising 1-2 hours daily?

Is it possible to lose weight on a 2000 calorie diet and by exercising 1-2 hours daily?

Weight loss: Possibly.However, don't focus on the number of calories, focus on the quality of those calories.2000 calories which are all carbs is not going to help you lose weight.Exercise is very good for your health but rely on the quality of food rather than exercise to lose weight.Correction of hormonal imbalances will also help. ...Read more

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Am going on a diet. One meal a day to loose weight. In 3 days I lost 10 pounds. With lots of 0 calories of vitamin water. Is this healthy?

Am going on a diet. One meal a day to loose weight. In 3 days I lost 10 pounds. With lots of 0 calories of vitamin water. Is this healthy?

Weight loss: Weight loss as described above is not particularly healthy nor sustainable. Most guidelines say that caloric intake for men should not fall below 1500 calories per day. The optimum number of meals is a matter of dispute in the literature, but that they should be nutritious is not. Drinking water is generally a positive in weight loss. Most sources say that losing 1-2 lbs/week is a good goal. ...Read more

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What amount weight would you lose eating 500 calories a day and exercising every other day?

What amount weight would you lose eating 500 calories a day and exercising every other day?

3500 calories is 1lb: 500 calories is very low, and if prescribed by a physician can be used for a short time. Pounds are lost by losing 3500 calories. So in a day if you eat 500 calories and your body burns 1500 calories through exercise and basal metabolism, you lose 1000 calories a day. Takes 3.5 days to lose 1 pound. So it depends on the calories your body burns. Varies by metabolism and exercise. ...Read more

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Suggested calorie intake is 1, 352-i saved 336calories. I also had a little run in the evening. Is it ok to eat less calories than suggested?(weight200

Suggested calorie intake is 1, 352-i saved 336calories. I also had a little run in the evening. Is it ok to eat less calories than suggested?(weight200

Starvation BAD: No. Absolutely not. Starvation diets make metabolism shut down and cause more rapid weight gain when the diet ends. Keeping the metabolism on and high is the key to successful weight loss. It is not just starvation or cutting calories that leads to lasting weight loss. ...Read more

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What amount of calories should I eat and burn a day to lose 2 pounds a week?

What amount of calories should I eat and burn a day to lose 2 pounds a week?

1000 cal/day deficit: You need to consume 1000 calories less per day than you burn to lose 2 pounds/week. ...Read more

Calorie (Definition)

A calorie is the amount of heat energy needed to increase a mililiter of water 1 degree centigrade, the calorie we talk about in foods is really a kilocalorie, that is the amount of energy needed to increase a liter of water 1 degree centigrade... So if you eat a food that is 500 calories that food if burned completely has enough energy to heat a liter of ...Read more