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Please suggest what foods are good to eat when trying to lose weight (baby weight) and exercising?

Please suggest what foods are good to eat when trying to lose weight (baby weight) and exercising?

Fat burning foods: High water content fruits and veggies, with walking and resistance training. ...Read more

Dr. Hirenkumar Italia
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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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What do experts consider effective ways to lose weight after baby?

What do experts consider effective ways to lose weight after baby?

Diet and exercise: This sounds trite but the old techniques of diet and exercise are the ones that all people eventually come back to. Decrease the amount of calories you consume, and increase the amount you exercise. ...Read more

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How can I lose weight after baby without getting stretch marks?

How can I lose weight after baby without getting stretch marks?

Diet/exercise: Stretch marks occur with weight gain, not weight loss. Other than not gaining weight, there is nothing else that has been proven to prevent stretch marks. For weight loss, a well balanced diet and regular daily exercise is by far the best approach. ...Read more

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What exercises can I do to help to lose weight after having 2 babies 1yr and 1 month apart? L

What exercises can I do to help to lose weight after having 2 babies 1yr and 1 month apart? L

Lift weights: Most people have the wrong idea about losing weight. Believe it or not, the best way to lose weight in terms of exercise is actually to lift weights. Here's why: when you lift weights, you build muscle. This muscle is highly active tissue. It burns calories 24/7/365. So when you have more muscle, you burn more calories, and you will find it easier to lose weight. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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How do I lose weight after the baby is born?

How do I lose weight after the baby is born?

Breast feed!: You may be surprised about the beneficial effects of breast feeding. Nursing helps to rapidly shrink the size of the uterus after the delivery and also helps you lose weight. Of course, regular exercise is helpful as well. ...Read more

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What do you advise if I'm trying to lose my baby weight from my son. Before him you think I could lose weight and get back to my normal size?

What do you advise if I'm trying to lose my baby weight from my son. Before him you think I could lose weight and get back to my normal size?

Breast feed: If you have a newborn or infant- breastfeeding is the best way to lose weight and contract your uterus. Breast feeding can help you lose 1000 calories a day while nourishing your child with healthy milk the way nature intended it to be. ...Read more

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Struggling to lose weight 6 months after having a baby. How do I lose this baby weight?

Struggling to lose weight 6 months after having a baby. How do I lose this baby weight?

Use healthy approach: Eat healthfully. Try to eat at least 5 servings of vegetables ; 4 of fruit per day. Increase nutritional fiber. Avoid refined sugar ; junk carbohydrates. Avoid alcohol, sweetened juices, soda ; caffeinated beverages. Aim for 7.5 to 8 hrs of sleep / night. Hydrate w at least 64 oz of water / day. Calories burned must > calories consumed. Be physically active with both cardio ; weight training. ...Read more

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Could I lose weight by drinking baby formula?

Could I lose weight by drinking baby formula?

Baby formula: The way to lose weight is to cut your calories down. Baby formula has calories and has nothing magical to make you loose weight. In fact, if you drink enough of it, you can gain weight. ...Read more

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How to help baby lose weight?

How to help baby lose weight?

Losing weight: To lose weight insure that calories burned > calories consumed. Drink at least 8 - 8 oz glasses of water per day. Try for 8 hours of sleep/night. Aim for at least 5 servings of vegetables & 4 servings of fruit per day. Use whole grain when possible. Avoid sodas, alcohol & junk carbohydrates. Get in a good mix of aerobic & weight lifting exercises. ...Read more

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What should I do if I just can’t seem to lose weight after having the baby?

What should I do if I just can’t seem to lose weight after having the baby?

Diet & exercise: 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 don't feel hungry and they are very low in calories. ...Read more

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What is a way to lose weight after having a baby?

What is a way to lose weight after having a baby?

Breast feeding: Is one way. Exercising once your doctor says ok. Healthy eating and being patient. Some women return to prepregnacy weight and appearance very quickly. Others can take months. Walking, tai chi, gentle weight training are all ideas. Pilates can be very helpful as well. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how to lose weight after having a baby?

Can you tell me how to lose weight after having a baby?

Losing Weight: Eat healthfully. Try to eat at least 5 servings of vegetables & 4 of fruit per day. Increase nutritional fiber. Avoid refined sugar & junk carbohydrates. Avoid alcohol, sweetened juices, soda & caffeinated beverages. Aim for 7.5 to 8 hrs of sleep / night. Hydrate w at least 64 oz of water / day. Calories burned must > calories consumed. Be physically active with both cardio & weight training. ...Read more

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What approaches work best to lose weight after having a baby?

What approaches work best to lose weight after having a baby?

How to lose weight.: Eat healthfully. Try to eat at least 5 servings of vegetables & 4 of fruit per day. Increase nutritional fiber. Avoid refined sugar & junk carbohydrates. Avoid alcohol, sweetened juices, soda & caffeinated beverages. Aim for 7.5 to 8 hrs of sleep / night. Hydrate w at least 64 oz of water / day. Calories burned must > calories consumed. Be physically active with both cardio & weight training. ...Read more

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What are some good methods to lose weight after having a baby?

What are some good methods to lose weight after having a baby?

Same methods apply: Whether one has delivered or not. Eat healthfully ; be physically active. Aim for 7.5 to 8 hrs of sleep / night. Hydrate w at least 64 oz of water / day. Calories burned must > calories consumed. Do both cardio ; weight training. You can mix ; match different kinds of physical exercise. This site helps determine calories burned for > 100 activities:. ...Read more

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What is the most effective way to lose weight after having a baby?

What is the most effective way to lose weight after having a baby?

Healthy diet: Breastfeeding mother statistically lose more weight than those who do not breastfeed. Move, move, move. Use your baby as a "free weight" and play games lifting, bouncing or swinging. Walk the weight away by taking your baby for long strolls. Try to eat a healthy diet. ...Read more

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Best way to lose weight after having a baby back to back? What are ways to motivate myself to do more.

Best way to lose weight after having a baby back to back? What are ways to motivate myself to do more.

Set small goals: Best way to lose weight after having a baby is develop small fitness and nutrition goals and work on increasing those goals weekly. Create a practical schedule to develop those goals and ask for friends and family for support. Seek a local professional help if needed. ...Read more

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What is the best or easiest way to lose weight after having a baby, if you are already a little heavy to begin with?

What is the best or easiest way to lose weight after having a baby, if you are already a little heavy to begin with?

Its not easy: There is no easy way to lose weight, be you young, old, pregnant, nonpregnant, recently pregnant, male or female. Calorie expenditure must be greater than calorie intake to lose weight, equal to maintain weight, and if you take in more calories than you use, you will gain weight. Unfortunately, there is no magic or easy way to lose weight despite all the adds on tv, radio, and print media. ...Read more

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I'm breastfeeding and im afraid to eat too little because I don't want it to affect my supply but im trying to lose weight. I had my baby 4 1/2 months?

I'm breastfeeding and im afraid to eat too little because I don't want it to affect my supply but im trying to lose weight. I had my baby 4 1/2 months?

Balanced nutrition: If you eat a well balanced diet based on your pre-pregnant weight (calorie wise) & simply breast feed, you can lose a pound every week or two. Make sure you are taking prenatal vitamins & plenty of fluids. The loss will be slow but natural. The books that say to up your calorie intake to bf are assuring that you won't lose weight. ...Read more

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What is the fastest way I can lose baby weight?

What is the fastest way I can lose baby weight?

Keep breastfeeding: "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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What is the safest way to lose my baby weight?

What is the safest way to lose my baby weight?

Breastfeed and walk!: Mothers who successfully breastfeed tend to return to their pre-baby weights faster than mom's who don't. Nature knows what it's doing! breastfeeding coupled with healthy eating and regular exercise is the key. Walking is least strenuous on your body and the most fun for your newborn. ...Read more

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What suggestions do you have to help me lose the baby weight?

What suggestions do you have to help me lose the baby weight?

Eat healthfully ; be: Physically active. Calories burned must > calories consumed. You can mix ; match different kinds of physical exercise. This site can help you determined calories burned for over 100 activities: http://www. Prohealth. Com/weightloss/tools/exercise/calculator1_2.Cfm. ...Read more

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I started having trouble losing the baby weight. Maybe it's because I'm now 31?

Depends: Loosing baby weight depends on many factors like, how much weight did tou put on during pregnancy? Are you bread feeding the baby or no? Are you eating balanced diet? Are you doing any sort of exercise? With age metabolism does start slowing down but thirties is a little early for that. ...Read more

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