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Doctor insights on: Lose 3 Percent Body Fat But Keep Same Weight

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Can overweight people lose body fat and avoid starvation mode at the same time?

Can overweight people lose body fat and avoid starvation mode at the same time?

Yes: Cut daily calories by 500-1000 per day (or as much as you need to lose 2-3 lb per week). You will lose weight and not go into starvation mode if you stay hydrated. ...Read more

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How can I lose body fat but maintain the same weight?

How can I lose body fat but maintain the same weight?

More muscle.: Increasing proteins and decreasing carbohydrates is a good way to increase muscle mass and decreasing the signal to promote fat. Check out a weight lifting program and peak 8 exercise. ...Read more

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What percent of body weight is safe to lose when dieting?

What percent of body weight is safe to lose when dieting?

Lose only fat: So for weight loss, you are made of fat, muscle & water. Muscle must stay stable otherwise whatever you lost is coming back!. You want to lose only fat and that comes by increasing water percent. The more water you have, the less fat you have (think olympic athlete with no body fat). So you can lose alot of weight but monitor to make sure it is only fat, not muscle with physician guidance. ...Read more

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Any suggestions on how to lose body fat at certain regions while gaining muscle at others. Ex. Losing fat in glutes, gaining muscle in arms? Thanks

Any suggestions on how to lose body fat at certain regions while gaining muscle at others. Ex. Losing fat in glutes, gaining muscle in arms? Thanks

Exercise: to gain muscle in arms, you need to do resistance and weight training with your arms. to lose fat in your glutes, you need to eat less calories than you need in a day. A nutritionist can tell you how many calories you need. ...Read more

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Does body fat lbs and muscle weigh the same..? When losing weight does the scale number matter? Or is it your body fat?

Does body fat lbs and muscle weigh the same..?  When losing weight does the scale number matter? Or is it your body fat?

Fat is much lighter : Weight does matter, but losing fat rather than muscle matters the most. Simple caloric restriction leads to mixed loss of fat and muscle. Muscle sparing diets such as HCG or diets accompanied by muscle building exercises are safer. ...Read more

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Why its hard to lose weight at a low body fat percentage?

Why its hard to lose weight at a low body fat percentage?

Why lose weight?: If your body fat,percentage is low, chances are that you don't need to lose,weight. That is why it is hard. Why are you trying? If you want to firm up, try doing weight bearing exercises and lifting. But trying to lose weight will probably only work against you. ...Read more

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I'm trying to lose weight (or fat) but also want to put on some muscle. Will weight training work against weight loss ? Lost around 13 kilo so far.

I'm trying to lose weight (or fat) but also want to put on some muscle. Will weight training work against weight loss ? Lost around 13 kilo so far.

No: The term losing weight is imprecise. What you want to do is loose fat.Weight training and building muscle will help you loose fat and at the same time help to reduce the loss of muscle that accompanies caloric restriction. Not only will you burn more calories during weight training but muscles burn more calories than fat even when you are at rest. See> http://bbcom.me/1Kt7vbI ...Read more

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How can one lose body fat percentage without losing weight?

How can one lose body fat percentage without losing weight?

Resistance training: Muscle weighs more than fat so as one gains muscle and becomes more lean with resistance training they may lose less overall weight. Most likely if you are becoming leaner from resistance training, you are probably losing some body fat percentage as well as weight. ...Read more

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I am 5 ft 7 and weigh 75kg, will i build lean muscle & lose fat if i remove the carbs & eat 1.5g of protein & 0.5g of fat per pound of bodyweight?

Good start: This is adequate protein. How effective this will be depends on how much energy you burn / how hard you work in your fitness activities. I'm glad you're undertaking this and wish you luck. ...Read more

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Nutrisystem ads claim lose 5 pounds in one week. What is actually being lost: fat, water, or muscle tissue?

Nutrisystem ads claim lose 5 pounds in one week.  What is actually being lost: fat, water, or muscle tissue?

Weight loss claims: When one of the thousands of weight loss products puts out an ad claiming a patient will lose 5 or more pounds in one week, a doctor usually thinks "pounds sterling" or "British pounds", as in money. It's marketing. It's advertising. To lose > 5 pounds a week (it would be fat plus its related water), one can exercise all day and limit intake to 1000 calories a day... but it is not healthy to do. ...Read more

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Will loosing body fat percent make my face more defined ?

Will loosing body fat percent make my face more defined ?

Fine face: You can improve your looks - face and body - if you are overweight. Please go online and look for Body Mass Index (BMI). This will tell if you are overweight or not. If not overweight -relax. If overweight I recommend a consult with a dietitian and also start exercising regularly. ...Read more

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How to lower body fat percentage without losing weight?

How to lower body fat percentage without losing weight?

Resistance Exercise: For people who are at an acceptable weight but want to lose a little around the middle, increasing physical activity can help. Resistance training is especially beneficial. You will burn body fat and build muscle, which is more dense. This can allow you to lose inches without losing much weight. ...Read more

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Hi, my body Weight is 98., i want to fat less body. Green apple flavor vodka is fat burning??

Hi, my body Weight is 98., i want to fat less body.  Green apple flavor vodka is fat burning??

NO!!! Increases fat!: Vodka contains a lot of alcohol. Your body converts alcohol to sugar and sugar to fat. Vodka increases body fat, no matter what flavor. To reduce body fat eat less, esp. less sugars & starches, and exercise. There are NO substitutes for this. See http://bit.Ly/1dhw9ht for a healthy diet. Dr. Weil has useful info: http://huff.To/19ygs8y- see his "discuss that" link in his article. ...Read more

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Irresponsible question, using Amphetamine to lose the remaining 10 pounds of fat. could it catabolise my muscles, even with high protein intake?

Irresponsible question, using Amphetamine to lose the remaining 10 pounds of fat. could it  catabolise my muscles, even with high protein intake?

Bad no horrible idea: Hope you're not mad if I just agree with your 1st 2 words which should then, preclude having to read or consider the rest of your question, true? You MUST lose fat by way of the good old fashioned, time honored, and tested though distasteful activity called HARD PHYSICAL WORK and mental discipline. As well, you need a full change in dietary habits (just like myself) to be successful in long run. ...Read more

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Keep gaining weight (fat ) despite running 3 to 5 miles daily weight workouts and clean eating. Tyroid test comes back normal. No diabetes 38 female?

Keep gaining weight (fat ) despite running 3 to 5 miles daily weight workouts and clean eating. Tyroid test comes back normal. No diabetes  38 female?

Gaining weight: Given that you run 3-5 miles a day it is difficult to understand why you are apparently gaining weight. Please start with a consult Psychologist. She/he will carefully work on the issues and plan things to help you stop gaining weight. Your primary doctor can refer you to the Psychologist. ...Read more

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Is body fat percentage the same as bmi?

Is body fat percentage the same as bmi?

Different measures: Percentage body fat is just that & direct measurements are hard, requiring weight on land & suspension in a water tank with elaborate calculations. Most normal adults run in the 20's % while a body builder would run<5%. Special scales & caliper measures estimate body fat. Bmi is a number relating weight to height. It is easier to obtain but less specific. ...Read more

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Lap chole 23 days ago. Lost 8lbs since. Currently weigh 106. Is weight loss normal due to the intake of low fat foods? How do I gain weight?

Lap chole 23 days ago. Lost 8lbs since. Currently weigh 106. Is weight loss normal due to the intake of low fat foods? How do I gain weight?

Eat more spend less: In a healthy person , gaining weight is easy loosing it is the problem , soon you will gain back to your original weight or even more , if you are taking low low fat diet for you health then it is ok , if it is for gb then there is no need , you will not get attacks as your gb is out . Speak to your doctor. ...Read more