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Lindora Plateau Diet
Dieting plateaus: Hitting a plateau is a normal phase of sustained weight loss. Your body needs time to adjust to a new level of metabolism. Try not to be impatient. Just recognize that this normal phase is where so many people give up. Don't be one of them. If you just stick with your new habits, your weight loss will resume when your body is ready. You will hit another plateau also somewhere down the road. ...Read more
Refers to all the physical matter humans (like all living creatures) must take in on a recurring basis; only partially for energy. Like all life on planet humans are open systems which keep tearing down their structure & require intake of atoms/molecules from which to rebuild their structure. Intestinal lining cells replaced ~every 3 days. CaPO4 in bones ~every 6 years, ...Read more
I started a diet and exercise regimen in aug 2013. I've recently plateaued and I'm considering thinogenics but I'm a little scared of side effects.
Don't get: Your medical information from friends, tv or internet scams. Do you really think thinogenics would help you lose weight. Recently one of their products was found to contain sibutramine, a prescription weight loss drug that was taken off the market. Keep up your diet and exercise. You'll need to do it life long, check w/a good registered dietitian for assistance. ...Read more
I have been on a diet for 6 months but from about month I don't lose weight although I am restricted to my diet. How can I overcome my weight plateau?
Weight loss Plateau: No details of your condition, but you may have reached the optimum for your level of activity. Need to get evaluated for optimum health status. Will need blood work and eval by you physician. ...Read more
Schedule consistency: For exercise, have a fixed schedule, whether daily or every 2-3 days. For a diet, that depends on whether you are trying to maintain or lose weight. If you are at your desired weight and it is constant, than your diet is making sense. One of the best sources is the Weight Watchers on-line table or book that lists foods that will, by calculating their values, stay within or disrupt a diet regime ...Read more
How do I handle a weight loss plateau in a good program of diet and exercise? Sometimes my weight does not change for more than a week.
Focus on other goals: There are many ways to define success when trying to reshape your body. These include how your clothes fit, how you feel, and what number is displayed by the scale. Btw, the most healthy way to loss weight is slowly. You should not loss more than a pound/week anyway. I recommend weighing yourself once/week at the same time and day. It sounds like you are doing great. Keep up the good work. ...Read more
I burn btw 850-1100 cal a day. I've been following a 1200 cal 'net ' (i eat what I burn also)diet both for 100 days and lost 26pds. At a plateau! Rec?
Keep it up...: Congratulations on being able to lose wt--it is hard work. It is very common to see people reaching a plateau after the rapid initial wt loss; the body is trying to adjust to the new wt. If you persist with your diet and activities, the body will adjust and you should start to lose some more again. Don't get discouraged. Having good health=lifetime commitment. Keep up the good work and good luck. ...Read more
Calorie creep: We plateau because we are human and get tired of dieting! Then we nibble just a little bit more than we think we're eating because we're hungry! Try to break the cycle by doing a 1 day partial fast: eat only water based soup and no solid food. It will be hard. You'll lose weight. Don't binge the next day! You'll find that after the 1 austere day, your "regular" diet food will seem like a lot. ...Read more
Moderation: Portion control, moderation, variety and balance. Portion control is important- especially eating out where portion sizes have grown. Fresh fruits, vegetables, legumes, beans, whole grains, lean cuts of meat, fowl and fish, low fat dairy products, nuts. Unhealthy-processed foods, high in animal saturated fats and processed sugars. ...Read more
No such thing: Cystitis cystica is a pathologist's curiosity of little or no implication to the person from whose bladder was biopsied. I appreciate that you're taking a proactive approach to your health. But life's difficult enough without people making up dietary advice for non-diseases. If you have something else going on, your physician can advise you. Thanks for asking. ...Read more
Balance: 1/4 plate from protein, 1/4 plate from complex carbohydrates as beans, legumes, whole grains. 1/2 plate as fruit and vegetables. Try to get 5-7 servings of fruits and veggies a day. Try to use olive oil or unsaturated fats instead of saturated fats. Do not have more than 30% of your daily calories from fat. ...Read more
There are many!: Best way to start is to look at your blood lab panels and see if there are any problems with your hormone levels, anemia, vitamin/nutritional deficits. In other words go see a weight management medicine physician. The most popular programs are low carb (less than 50 g carbs /day), using medical meal shake suppl., low cal/low glycemic index, always incl 64 oz's water/day, 4-5 days of 30-40 min walks. ...Read more
Too general: Please re-ask and be more specific about what you would like to know. For an in-depth discussion consider discussing with your medical provider or asking a provider on Healthtap Prime or Concierge. ...Read more
Too few calories: Too few calories or restriction to a limited number of food choices is unbalanced, since we need calories and nutrients to repair tissue, make new cells and fight off infections and toxins. Try to eat from as many of the food groups as possible to have a well balanced diet with nutrients that different foods provide to optimize your health ...Read more
Call in backup: When sticking to a healthy diet or exercise plan, it's always important to enlist the support of your family and friends. It's impossible to create meaningful diet change without changing what food is purchased and how food is prepared where you live. Make goals with your family and friends, and keep each other in check! Best of luck to you! ...Read more
Unbalanced diet: Eating an unbalanced diet means you are eating too much of certain types of food and not enough of others. It means that you can become deficient in certain vitamins and nutrients. This can set you up for chronic illness. An example of an unbalanced diet is fast food, heavy in fat sugar and salt. ...Read more
No: You cannot possibly get all your necessary nutrients from eating just pickles. In fact, you might end up getting too much salt which may lead to water retention. There's no way you can get fats, calories, proteins, and all necessary vitamins & minerals. Don't do it. This sounds like a scam diet. ...Read more
Yes: The lindora diet plan is a healthy well thought out medical weight loss plan. It was developed by marshall stamper, M.D. It has good principles of weight loss and balanced metabolism. The drawbacks would be cost and attending a lindora clinic. If you have this option in your area and the money to spend, its a good option, although there are many good options. ...Read more
Gestational Diabetes: Its a diet for those with high blood sugar during pregnancy. One way of keeping your blood sugar levels in normal range is by monitoring the amount of carbohydrates in your diet. Carbohydrate foods digest and turn into blood glucose (a type of sugar). Glucose in the blood is necessary because it is the fuel for your body and nourishment your baby receives from you. ...Read more
Avoid carbonated...: Avoid carbonated sodas or drinks, to decrease gas bloating. Eat soft foods, and chew foods carefully. Cooked fruits and vegetables are good, though be careful about fibrous vegetables as these might result in problems if they are not pureed. Have a nutritious, well-balanced diet. Be sure not to gorge or overeat. Small meals throughout the day are best. ...Read more
Lactulose: Dietary ammonia comes from metabolism of protein; reducing the total protein in your diet may help, but there is the counter problem of needing protein to actually make things the body needs. The best management for ammonia is to be compliant with lactulose to eliminate it from the gut. ...Read more