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Doctor insights on: Lose Weight By Eating A Big Lunch An Small Dinner

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Dr. Jan Lei Iwata
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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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Whats a good healthy breakfast, lunch, & dinner to eat in order to lose weight?

Whats a good healthy breakfast, lunch, & dinner to eat in order to lose weight?

6 feedings a day: Keeps your belly down. As a rule, avoid simple carbs and simple fats, always combine carbs with protein, good fats and fiber in each feeding, and drink plenty of water. Exercise at least 20-30 mins a day. ...Read more

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I am 9'3 female who weighs 10st Will I lose weight if I drink a healthy smoothie for breakfast and lunch and then a healthy meal for dinner for 5 week?

I am 9'3 female who weighs 10st Will I lose weight if I drink a healthy smoothie for breakfast and lunch and then a healthy meal for dinner for 5 week?

Weight Loss: To lose weight you need to have small frequent meals and stay active. Try not to drink your calories. The diet you are talking about will only give you temporary results. If you make lifestyle changes you will have a healthier longer lasting outcome. Good Luck, it's a tough battle but you can do it ...Read more

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How to lose weight after gaining weight on antidepressants? I am now off meds! yay! what foods to avoid/what's best for breakfast, lunch, dinner?

How to lose weight after gaining weight on antidepressants? I am now off meds! yay! what foods to avoid/what's best for breakfast, lunch, dinner?

Weight loss: The bottom line is that calories expended must exceed calories consummed. Recommend at least 5 servings of vegetables & 4 servings of fruit per day. Hydrate well. Try to get in physical activity daily. Working with a nutritionist or with a comercial weight loss program can be of help. ...Read more

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Is baked turkey breast, with a small mix of black beans, bell pepper, onion, tomatoe, low sodium hot sauce a healthy dinner? Trying 2 lose weight

Is baked turkey breast, with a small mix of black beans, bell pepper, onion, tomatoe, low sodium hot sauce a healthy dinner? Trying 2 lose weight

Sounds good!: Sounds like a healthy meal. Just remember to limit portion sizes, because too much of even a healthy dish is too much. ...Read more

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I have big boobs, arms, stomach while my butt, legs are small and i just wanted wouldi lose weight on my bottom first or top?

I have big boobs, arms, stomach while my butt, legs are small and i just wanted wouldi lose weight on my bottom first or top?

Lose where it is: If you have that type of weight distribution and have irregular menses with a family hx of type 2 diabetes, low dose metformin may be helpful in that you may have high insulin; you would lose the weight where you gain it quickestn likely tummy and breasts, gd luc. ...Read more

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Can i really lose weight by eating oatmeal for breakfast and dinner?

Can i really lose weight by eating oatmeal for breakfast and dinner?

Depends: On how much calories you take in and how much energy you spend. Not a balanced approach. ...Read more

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Does yoga and eating salads and soups for dinner help one lose weight?

Does yoga and eating salads and soups for dinner help one lose weight?

Only if few calories: Helpful weight loss diets have natural foods that take time to chew but contain few calories. Examples include carrots, celery, and iceberg lettuce (little/no salad dressing). When shopping for fruits, buy small ones no bigger than a tennis ball, because fruits have sugar. Some soups are good, others have lots of calories. A calorie is a calorie, but surely avoid sugar & simple starch calories. ...Read more

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What if i stop eating carbohydrates, sugar and dinner, will i lose weight?

What if i stop eating carbohydrates, sugar and dinner, will i lose weight?

Breast size: Breast size is affected by weight loss, and many other factors including hormones and pregnanacy. ...Read more

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Can skipping breakfast and only eating dinner and snacking without eating late at nights cause me to lose weight? I know it's not healthy.

Can skipping breakfast and only eating dinner and snacking without eating late at nights cause me to lose weight? I know it's not healthy.

Probably but...: To lose weight one must consume less calories than they burn up so eating less will help you lose weight. However, research shows that eating after 8 pm is associated with weight gain. The earlier you eat your dinner and not snacking after 8 pm will likely help. What you eat is also important! see http://www.Webmd.Com/diet/news/20110614/eat-late-gain-weight ; http://bit.Ly/1dhw9ht. ...Read more