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Lose Weight According To Your Blood Type
My blood type is a+ is it really better for me to be vegetarian to be healthy and to lose weight ?
That's baloney: Your blood type has no relationship to your best diet or to your overall health. This whole business was made up by a crook in the 1990's to sell books. Becoming a vegetarian is a moral choice rather than one that will improve your health -- the best studies show no real impact when you control for the fact that vegetarians tend to have other healthy habits. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Hi...I am working in night shifts so cannot follow the regular diets..Could someone please suggest some diet plan to lose weight according to this?
See below: If you go to www.Weighstation.Net our page can help you along with answers from our dietitian! i hope this helps you. ...Read more
I need to lose weight, i'm ab+ does that effect my body in any way according to what i eat? How should I go about this?
Get supervision.: Best to be medically supervised.Get a more detailed answer ›
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
Diet and exercise: The healthiest way to lose weight is a healthy well balanced diet and regular exercise. Cut out all sodas and drink water instead. For snacks dont eat sugar filled cookies and such, instead opt for healthy snacks such as fruits, vegetables or even different kind of nuts which can also give you some energy. Get 7-8 hours of sleep at night which is important. Dont eat upto 2 hours before bedtime. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My BMI is normal (about 22), but my body fat is high for my age & height (about 30% according to a digital scale). Do I need to lose weight?
Probably not: A bmi of 22 it would not typically be necessary to lose weight.Bioimpedance with home scales can be inaccurate and vary widely depending on level of hydration.Urinating could change the % by as much as 5%.Also % can vary based on athlete vs sedentary. Women naturally carry a higher body fat percentage compared to men. As such, 30% is not necessarily out of range. Work on resistance training to dec. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
If you taking to much insulin will that make lose weight and when you get up in the morning and your blood sugar be 69 to 78 do you still take insulin?
Hypoglycemia: Hypoglycemia can cause permanent brain damage. Brain cells can only use glucose for energy. I don't recommend too much insulin for anything. When your blood sugar is low to normal in the morning fasting you make sure you eat breakfast after taking your doctor-prescribed dose of insulin. If you are ill, vomiting or not eating, you cut your insulin dose in half and call your doctor. ...Read more
Meat and veggies : Eat only meat or fish or cheese or eggs or poultry and low starch veggies, drink only water. In other words avoid all carbs, carbs will only briefly raise your sugar levels and then you will get hungry again. The fats in the meat or fish or cheese or eggs or poultry will act like a "log on your metabolic fire" to keep your blood sugar stable for hours. The stable blood sugar will keep appetite lo. ...Read more
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