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Is drinking water a good way to lose weight?

Is drinking water a good way to lose weight?

If fewer calories: Drinking water can help with weight loss if it is substituting for other drinks that contain calories. Drinking water (or plain green tea) before a meal can also fill up the stomach somewhat, and make a person satisfied with a smaller meal. If substituting water for non-fat milk, one would need another source for vitamin d and calcium. However, unsually excessive water-drinking is harmful. ...Read more

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Dr. Lawrence Kessler
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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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Is drinking a safe/healthy way to gain weight?

Is drinking a safe/healthy way to gain weight?

Drinking alcohol?: No it isn't. Foods to help w 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 (w added silken tofu or powdered milk), greek yogurt (full –fat), pasta/ bagels ; juice rather than soda. Some people add whey, . ...Read more

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How good is drinking lemon water for weight loss?

No it doesn't work: Doesn't work, the best thing to do is lower your carbohydrates increase your protein and increase your walking. Drink plenty of water and stop soda. Consult your doctor for evaluation of why you would be obese, and how to lose weight sensibly. ...Read more

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Help please! is drinking grapefruit juice a good way to lose some weight quickly?

Help please! is drinking grapefruit juice a good way to lose some weight quickly?

Quick is not best: Grapefruit juice and similar pro-metabolic agents can give you an advantage, if you are doing the basics right: high fiber, lower simple carb, high quality protein, medium fat content and moving your body regularly by steadily introducing more physical activity. A body in motion, combined with a slightly net-negative calorie balance is the key to loosing weight and keeping it off. ...Read more

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Is breastfeeding a good way to lose weight?

Is breastfeeding a good way to lose weight?

Yes: Yes it is a good way for you to help loose the weight you gained during pregancy. ...Read more

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What is a good way to gain weight without sugar?

What is a good way to gain weight without sugar?

^ weight: Eat healthy foods that are high in calories. Eat six meals per day. Work on strength training to build your large muscle groups. Work out with heavier weights with fewer repetitions. Sleep at least 8 to 9 hours per night. Hydrate well with water. ...Read more

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What is a good way to lose pounds and exercise?

What is a good way to lose pounds and exercise?

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. Engage in regular > ...Read more

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Is juicing a good way of losing weight if you continue eating protein and drink I water?

Is juicing a good way of losing weight if you continue eating protein and drink I water?

Weight loss: The best way to lose weight is to have appropriate meals and exercising regularly. If you live on your own please go online to "NuVal" ans learn what foods are good or not good for you. If you are still at home just be careful what you eat as food is prepared for you. ...Read more

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Drinking 2 liters of grapefruit juice to lose weight. Is this a good idea?

Drinking 2 liters of grapefruit juice to lose weight. Is this a good idea?

Food Myths: There would be no health benefit or any thing about drinking large amounts of grapefruit juice that would lead to any real or lasting weight loss. This is a false or inaccurate myth. ...Read more

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Is running a good way to lose weight?

Is running a good way to lose weight?

Yes: Running is an areobic exercise that is quite popular. Be careful about overdoing it and you should be fine. ...Read more

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What is a good way to gain weight in a healthy way?

What is a good way to gain weight in a healthy way?

^ weight: Eat healthy foods that are high in calories. Eat six meals per day. Work on strength training to build your large muscle groups. Work out with heavier weights with fewer repetitions. Sleep at least 8 to 9 hours per night. Hydrate well with water. ...Read more

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Is cutting carbs a good way to lose weight?

Is cutting carbs a good way to lose weight?

Absolutely, Always: Ancel keys promoted theory that sat fat drive artery disease; still being promoted by the aha. Actual research has never supported that this is true, despite billions of taxpayers $ being spent to promote. Hf/lc healthy, not lf/hc. Study: big fat lies, mcgovern's report, science for smart people, big fat fiasco, dietdoctor, fatheadmovie, lustig, taubes, attia, nusi.Org. Enig, westman, yudkin, etc. ...Read more

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Is rollerblading a good way to lose weight quickly?

Depends: Exercise accounts for, on average 20-30% of your total energy needs. Diet accounts for 60% or more, unless you are a heavy exerciser (more than 250 min/week). So, you'd need to rollerblade quite a bit and eat healthy. ...Read more

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Is a low calorie diet a good way to lose weight?

Is a low calorie diet a good way to lose weight?

Not necessarily: In many cases the low cal diet can signal to the thyroid that you are in starvation mode thus preventing weight loss. A surer way to lose weight is by eating a meditteranean style diet minus any grains containing gluten and including low glycemic foods. Eating 3 meals and 2 snacks may show more results than calorie counting. Let me know how you do. ...Read more

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Is jogging a good way to lose weight?

Is jogging a good way to lose weight?

Yes: Slowly build up your workout and consistent exercise like jogging will help you build endurance and loose weight. ...Read more

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Is there a healthy way to lose 15 pounds?

Is there a healthy way to lose 15 pounds?

Weight loss: 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 training. You can mix ; match different kinds of physical exercise. This site helps determine calories burned for > 100 activities: http://www.Prohealth.Com/weightloss/tools/exercise/calculator1_2.Cfm. ...Read more

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Is it good for loosing weight drinking a lemon juice in water?

Is it good for loosing weight drinking a lemon juice in water?

A tiny bit of lemon: Helpful weight loss diets have natural foods that take time to chew but contain few calories. Examples include carrots, celery, and iceberg lettuce (little/no salad dressing). When shopping for fruits, buy small ones no bigger than a tennis ball, because fruits have sugar. Drinks without calories include water and green tea. A calorie is a calorie, but surely avoid sugar & simple starch calories. ...Read more

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How good is drinking water with lemon, when it comes to weight loss?

How good is drinking water with lemon, when it comes to weight loss?

Growth: Most people stop growing by age 21. If you are an adult your growth plates are closed and will not allow growth. ...Read more

Drinking Water (Definition)

Drinking water has been processed to remove impurities and contaminants, and is ...Read more