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Is Newly Gained Weight Easier To Lose Than Old Weight
My weight is too much ie 229 lbs height 5'7 age 20..I need a heavy weight loss.Give me tips to lose weight quickly.Waiting for precious reply..Thanks.
Nutrition & exercise: Good nutrition & regular exercise are key to getting healthy. While mediterranean diet has most evidence supporting its benefits, it may not be applicable to all religions & cultures. But general principles are same. Be sure to expend more energy than you consume to gradually lose fat weight. Aim for 500cal/d deficit = 1 lb/wk loss. Talk to your family doc to be sure you're otherwise healthy. ...Read more
See Dr., then eat...: If one is truly underweight (based on height, family background, and body type), a Dr. can evaluate for a hormonal, digestive, or other disorder. If no medical cause is found, then one can add weight by eating more calories of nutritious foods, while also doing weight-training to increase muscle. Proteins: egg white, chicken breast, salmon,... Better fats: olive oil, peanuts, almonds, tofu,... ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Absolutely yes!: Take your time and be patient with the process. Losing a lot of weight will take time and you should likely plan on a few years to accomplish it. Track your calories daily and implement a daily exercise program - target for 30 minutes per day. Use a tracking program such as www.Choosemyplate.Gov to track both and it will help you identify healthy food choices and the right caloric intake. ...Read more
Losing weight: To lose weight, get ur resting metabolism rate done(weight loss centers do this). This determines the total number of calories you need to lose 1-2lbs/week. Decreasing 500cal/day will give you a 1lb wt loss in 1wk; drink water (1/2 your body weight), eat small meals about 150-200cal 2-4x/(depending on your metabolism rate) and 500cal/meal at night: lean protein/veggies; avoid carbs, . ...Read more
Is it possible to lose weight while on seroquel and prozac? I've lost 8 pounds but can't seem to lose any more weight. I am 180 lbs.
Possible but varies: Nutrition choices, fitness plan, self-discipline, motivation and good sleep have impact on weight and general health for anyone including those on medication that may cause weight gain. For most weight is manageable. Others may need med change. Must weigh med benefit with med side effect. Work with prescriber to find plan that works for you. Seek a virtual consult. Best regards for good health. ...Read more
I'm trying to gain weight, i eat a lot but never gain weight. What's a easy healthier way to gain weight fast?
Hyperthyroidsm: Make sure you do not have hyperthyroidsm. ...Read more
I am 6.7 foot tall and my weight is more than 150 kg i want to loose weight in less that 8 months?
16 years old (130lb). Gain/lose weight really easily. Can only maintain weight if i eat <800 cals. I've gained 20lb in a month before. Normal?
Not normal: If you were a sparrow i would tell you that eating less than 800 calories per day was fine. By eating so little, your metabolic rate will drop and you will put on weight very easily. By limiting your self to few calories you will likely feel deprived which can lead to binging. Please tell your parents what is going on so you can get help from your pediatrician. ...Read more
Lost 7 pounds of weight accidentally while on probiotic supplement for 4+months. Cant seem to gain weight. How to gain back the weight?
See Dr., then eat...: If one is truly underweight (based on height, family background, and body type), a dr. Can evaluate for a hormonal, digestive, or other disorder. If no medical cause is found, then one can add weight by eating more calories of nutritious foods, while also doing weight-training to increase muscle. Proteins: egg white, chicken breast, salmon, ... Better fats: olive oil, peanuts, almonds, tofu, .... ...Read more
How to lose belly fat fast I'm 245 pound african American female and trying to lose weight but very frustrating for me?
Lose it slowly instead: Fast weight loss usually results in regaining the weight after stopping the diet. What is needed is decreasing the amount of calories that you take in every day. The best way to do this is to slightly reduce portion sizes. You shouldn't go hungry, but you need to eat less. This needs to be combined with at least 20 to 30 minutes of exercise a day, trying to lose 1-2 pounds per week at the most. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I m 5'4" tall.27 year m..Weight 60 kg...Wanna gain some weight, what is the safest way to gain some weight?
Ugh caloric foods: Indulge in high caloric foods and weight bearing exercises. ...Read more
Weight loss has stopped it hard to lose despite eating only around 500 - 600 calories a day and exerting, weighing 42 kilos but want to be 40 kilos ?
Weight: 40 kilos is a very low weight for an adult woman, you really should not try to lose more weight. Take care! ...Read more
What's the calorie intake/needs for a 60 yr old man 6'0" who weighs 238lb who is trying to gain muscle, lose fat, and drop total body weight?
Losing weight. Not even trying. Lost 10lbs since 03/09. Losing wt more faster now. Am HIV-/COPD/depression/anxiety/insomnia/high cholest. Suggestions?
Full exam ASAP: The serious conditions you mention make it essential that you be receiving optimal coordinated treatment. A Health Psychologist might help pull your care together to highten efficiency and support you as you deal w/ all those challenges. You'll need a good diet/exercise plan once you discover appropriate medical care. Therapy will help you keep track and stay on track. ...Read more
I'm 18 years old, It's so easy for me to gain weight and even if I eat good and exercise Its hard to lose weight. Can I get pills from a doctor to help me lose weight easier?
Not online: But if you work with a doctor in person and depending on your situation, pharmacotherapy(medications) may be a part of your weight loss regimen. Remember, that all medications are really only a temporary aid in weight loss with the key to weight loss remaining caloric restriction augmented with increased physical activity. ...Read more
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