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I am eating 35% carbs, 35% proteins, 30% fat.Average of 1500 cals/day. That should do, right?Then,why I am still losing weight but not waist perimeter

I am eating 35% carbs, 35% proteins, 30% fat.Average of 1500 cals/day. That should do, right?Then,why I am still losing weight but not waist perimeter

Exercise: You can't decide where your body will lose weight from but you can do various exercises to tone specific parts of your body! Try doing a variety of core and abdominal exercises like plank and sit up to improve the waistline ...Read more

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Losing 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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Im loosing weight round my waist and my jeans keep going down when i walk please could you tell me hos do I gain weight round my waist thank you?

Im loosing weight round my waist and my jeans keep going down when i walk please could you tell me hos do I gain weight round my waist thank you?

Weight loss ; jeans: First off is your weight loss intentional? Easiest answer is new jeans or tighter belt. If weight loss is unintentional and your are not sick or with a chronic illness...This is a simple question of what goes in must go out or you get fat. Increase your caloric intake to match your energy expenditures. Use a balanced approach with good quality rather than just increasing calories. ...Read more

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Colon wall thick on cat scan, feeling awful for three months . Weak belly pains losing weight pallet count high . I think I have an infection ?

Colon wall thick on cat scan, feeling awful for three months . Weak belly pains losing weight pallet count high . I think I have an infection ?

Get seen.: Hello, I am sorry you are not feeling well. A thicken colon wall seen an CT scan can be a sign of colitis. This could be due to an infection or an inflammatory bowel disease. You need to get seen and have this evaluated by a gastroenterologist. Take care and get seen. ...Read more

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I want to lose two inches around my waist n I eat 6 whole eggs each day .. Is it okay ? Also I wanna lose 8 kgs of weight .

I want to lose two inches around my waist n I eat 6 whole eggs each day .. Is it okay ? Also I wanna lose 8 kgs of weight .

Eggs are not bad.: There is a misconception that eggs are bad because of the amount of cholesterol and fat they contain. However, recent studies have shown that eggs may not contribute to heart disease in adults. One large egg contains about 6 g of protein. Meanwhile, the average adult requires only 46-56 g of protein daily. Aim for this goal with a variety of protein rich foods and remember to exercise. ...Read more

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What diet pill can I take to lose weight quite off the waist! any diet pills i can take for that?

What diet pill can I take to lose weight quite off the waist! any diet pills i can take for that?

Waist fat: If you have fat especially around your waist, it's a cue to look at the kind of food you're eating. You may be eating more processed foods and sugars than your body is good with, or drinking more alcohol too. There are no pills for spot reduction around the waist. Instead you need an entire food and exercise program to make overall changes in your body. Sorry! nutritionists & trainers can help. ...Read more

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I need to lose 25 pds in my waist and stomach I have tried all types of diets and I can't get the weight off my stomach area

I need to lose 25 pds in my waist and stomach I have tried all types of diets and I can't get the weight off my stomach area

Can't spot reduce: You can't spot reduce preferentially fat from one part of your body with either directed exercise or dieting. Millions of people spend millions of dollars/year to erroneous achieve what you have learned can't be done. Exercise will firm abdominal muscles &, like calorie reduction, assist in overall weight loss. There are "apples and pears" in the population--"apples" store fat around their middle. ...Read more

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My weight increase by 4 kg but waist size lowered while keeping in continuation same diet n exercise profile that made me lose 16 kg. Pls explain?

My weight increase by 4 kg but waist size lowered while keeping in continuation same diet n exercise profile that made me lose 16 kg. Pls explain?

Re-evaluate: With weight loss you may no longer need losartan and hydrochlorothiazide. With healthy eating and exercise weight gain could be increased muscle mass. Weight gain could be from fluid retention previously lost or stool if constipated. Stress and lack of sleep can cause weight gain. ...Read more

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What's a safe why for me to lose weight? I'm 5'2,155lbs&I'm only 21. Most of the weight is around my waist. I eat 1300 calories or less per day. Help?

What's a safe why for me to lose weight? I'm 5'2,155lbs&I'm only 21. Most of the weight is around my waist. I eat 1300 calories or less per day. Help?

Need: To balance exercise with diet. Also drink plenty of water. And get adequate sleep. Stick with the program. And lose wt slow and steady. If you stick with it you will see results. If need some help. Talk to a trainer or a nutrition expert. Good luck ...Read more

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How does a girl lose weight from her waist and hips?

How does a girl lose weight from her waist and hips?

Exercise/ diet: Unfortunately, it is not possible to spot reduce areas of fat deposit. A good diet and exercise will result in weight loss throughout the body which will also affect the areas you wish to target. ...Read more

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