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Is it recommended to eat once a day to lose weight?

Is it recommended to eat once a day to lose weight?

No: Make sure you exercise at least 30 minutes a day, don't skip meals, avoid soda, juice, dairy, alcohol and fried foods. Eat a healthy well balanced diet! also water, organic vegetable broth, green leafy vegetables, natural pickles, apples are great to fill you up so you dont feel hungry and they are very low in calories. ...Read more

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Dr. Julie Abbott
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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 it possible to eat unhealthy once a week and still lose weight?

Is it possible to eat unhealthy once a week and still lose weight?

Some people: Have a "cheat" day. It is important that you don't eat so much that you nullify the time with a healthy diet. ...Read more

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Is there a best time of day to excercise to lose weight? And how much is safe to lose per week? If you're heavier, will the weight loss be faster?

Is there a best time of day to excercise to lose weight? And how much is safe to lose per week? If you're heavier, will the weight loss be faster?

Before meals: The best time is before meals. Initially weight loss can be rapid due to water/fluid loss, and then will gradually reduce thereafter if the exercise continues, and the appropriate diet is used. ...Read more

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Is it healthy to binge eat once a day if its the only meal you can have?

No: No. If you stop eating only one meal a day then you may be less likely to binge. Eat regular meals throughout the day. Try to get in 5 servings of vegetable and four of fruit daily. Hydrate well with water. Binging once a day without other meals is likely to slow your metabolic rate. ...Read more

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Is it possible to not eat and just take vitamin pills to lose weight?

Is it possible to not eat and just take vitamin pills to lose weight?

NO: Food has much more things that your body needs than can be put into vitamin pills. This is why they are call supplements. They cannot replace - only add to your food. ...Read more

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Is it good to eat sweetcorn every day? will it increase body weight?

Is it good to eat sweetcorn every day? will it increase body weight?

No and yes: No, that is not considered a good source of calories. Yes, depending on your exercise levels and other nutrition, you might gain weight over time. ...Read more

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Is it healthy to restrict fruit to 1 serving a day for weight loss?

Is it healthy to restrict fruit to 1 serving a day for weight loss?

Poor idea: This may actually cause your metabolic rate to slow which may make it easier to gain weight. ...Read more

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Why is it important to eat the recommended amount of lipids when trying to lose weight?

Why is it important to eat the recommended amount of lipids when trying to lose weight?

Can eat less: Fats are the most calorie dense of type of food: 9 calories per gram compared with 4 calories per gram of protein and 4 cal/g of carbs. So eating less fat allows you to eat more and still keep your total calorie count low which is needed to lose wt. But some fat, especially monounsaturated and polyunsaturated fat is good on a diet because it's filling and lasts longer. Balance is good. ...Read more

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Is a 1200 calorie a day diet healthy, for losing weight? Is it a good diet if you are not trying to lose weight. Because sometimes you miss meals.

Is a 1200 calorie a day diet healthy, for losing weight? Is it a good diet if you are not trying to lose weight. Because sometimes you miss meals.

Maybe: 1200 calories a day can be a good maintainence diet, but could also cause weight gain. If you are not exercising and if there are a lot of sugars and starches iin that 1200 cal, weight gain is more likely. The more muscle mass you have, the more calories you will burn also. ...Read more

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What is the amount of calories a day would a teenage girl need to eat to lose weight?

What is the amount of calories a day would a teenage girl need to eat to lose weight?

Need BMR: Need to know your baseline basal metabolic rate you can find your calorie need at exercise prescription site - exrx.Net and once you have your BMR eat either 200-300 calorie less or work out to build your BMR 200-500 more than baseline. ...Read more

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Is it possible to lose four pounds per week and still maintain a healthy lifestyle?

Is it possible to lose four pounds per week and still maintain a healthy lifestyle?

Yes: Yes, it depends on how you're doing it. If you're maintaining a healthy diet and exercising, then that may be just fine. Remember, though, it's generally easy to lose weight at first because a lot is water weight. It gets harder as time goes on. Also, be sure to get good nutrition & take appropriate rest so you don't damage your organs or strain muscles. And follow up with your doctor regularly. ...Read more

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How long is it normal for a person trying to lose weight exercise in a given day?

How long is it normal for a person trying to lose weight exercise in a given day?

Cardio Mix: This varies from person to person. If you have adipose tissue to lose (not everyone does), 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 walking, running, biking, swimming, or circuit training. Ultimately you need to burn more than you consume. ...Read more

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Which is the healthiest way to lose weight safely while breastfeeding? I know breastfeeding helps but that's not enough. How many x a day should I eat

Which is the healthiest way to lose weight safely while breastfeeding? I know breastfeeding helps but that's not enough. How many x a day should I eat

Weight drops if...: "Dieting" is not needed, as long as the breastfeeding woman eats only as many calories as needed to maintain her normal (pre-pregnant) weight. For example, if she was 120 pounds before pregnancy and is now 145 pounds, she should eat just enough for a 120 lb woman. Her 25 lb excess will be gradually used up in the production of breastmilk (25 ounces of breastmilk contains about 500 calories). ...Read more

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To maintain weight you have eat 2000 calories a day, how much would this have to be cut down for me to lose 2lbs per week?

To maintain weight you have eat 2000 calories a day, how much would this have to be cut down for me to lose 2lbs per week?

7000 calories/wk: It takes 3500 calories to gain or lose 1 pound. You would have to eat 1000 cal/day less than you do now to lose 2 lbs in 1 week. The number of calories you need to maintain your weight depends on your age, size, and level of activity. 2000 cal a day is correct for a male weighing about 185 lbs and doing regular physical activity. A female, weighing 140 lbs, doing little exercise needs 1200-1400. ...Read more

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Is it possible to lose weight in less than a month if i follow a strict diet and exercise regime?

Is it possible to lose weight in less than a month if i follow a strict diet and exercise regime?

Yes!: Weight loss is a gradual thing and can be lost right now! a reasonable weight loss program would include 30 minutes of good exercise on 5 days per week and a decrease of about 500 calories per day. This would likely lead to about 1 lb of wt loss per week. ...Read more

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