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Can I lose weight effectively by eating healthy and minimal exercise or do I need to exercise regularly?

Can I lose weight effectively by eating healthy and minimal exercise or do I need to exercise regularly?

Yes & No; Depends on: what & how much eaten. We continuously tear down the vehicle (body) we are driving, thus body mass always decreases if not eating enough to replace what is lost. Exercise & muscle building ?es turnover, again depending on quantity/type/frequency (optimally part of daily routine). Dietary fats least, protein moreso, carbs most stored as body fat. Weigh, to 0.1 lb, 1st thing after up & toilet daily. ...Read more

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Dr. Ihab Ibrahim
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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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Can snacking during the day on watermelon help you lose weight?

Can snacking during the day on watermelon help you lose weight?

It may be a better: choice of food than more caloric, processed food options. ...Read more

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I have a belly button hernia. My stomach feels and looks like I swallowed a watermelon. I can't lose weight and alot of stomach pain. What should I do?

I have a belly button hernia. My stomach feels and looks like I swallowed a watermelon. I can't lose weight and alot of stomach pain. What should I do?

Hernia Repair: If you have an umbilical(Belly Button) hernia and you're having pain, you should have surgery to repair the problem. Following surgery and healing, you'll be able to exercise without pain or risk of hernia incarceration (intestines getting "stuck" in the hernia). The combination of diet modification and exercise will allow you to lose weight. Liposuction after achieving goal weight if necessary. ...Read more

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I have mild to moderate allergies to chicken, beef, pork, strawberries, and watermelons. Will eating these foods keep me from losing weight?

I have mild to moderate allergies to chicken, beef, pork, strawberries, and watermelons.   Will eating these foods keep me from losing weight?

Food allergy: Food allergy has no relationship with wt gain or weight loss.If you have a true allergy to these foods, you should be careful and not eat any of these. ...Read more

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Please suggest what foods should I be eating to lose weight?

Please suggest what foods should I be eating to lose weight?

See details: It is more about what you should not eat. Minimize carbohydrate intake. No alcohol, bread, cheese, pasta, sweets, sodas of any kind, junk or fast food. Control portion size. ...Read more

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Could i lose weight eating just eggs?

Possibly BUT: That would be an unhealthy and unbalanced nutrition plan. ...Read more

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Does eating spicy foods make you lose weight?

Does eating spicy foods make you lose weight?

No: They do not. They marginally increase your metabolism. But eating spicy foods is no way to lose weight. ...Read more

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How to stop eating junk food and lose weight?

How to stop eating junk food and lose weight?

Have you a mind: Of your own? There are no short cuts and you must look to the renewed vigor and health that you will bring to yourself. ...Read more

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I stopped eating meat when will i lose weight?

I stopped eating meat when will i lose weight?

You may not-depends: Research shows that on average vegetarians consume 500 less calories a day than meat-eaters & this will lead to weight loss, but it depends on the details of your diet. If you eat lots of french fries, sodas & ice cream you might be vegetarian but won't lose weight. Eating lots of vegies and limiting sugars & grains will help. See http://weightloss.About.Com/cs/nutrition/a/aa092903a.Htm & comment:. ...Read more

Dr. Ralph Wharton
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Watermelon (Definition)

Watermelon is a vine-like flowering plant originally from southern africa. Its fruit, which is also called watermelon, is a special kind referred to by botanists as a pepo, a berry which has a thick ...Read more