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Low Body Fat And Sitting No Padding
On an extremely low carb, fat, sugar diet and active, hip weight from prednisone wont come off and is disproportional to body. Any other suggestions?
IgA nephropathy: Prednisone is indicated in IgA Neph only if the biopsy exhibits substantial cellular proliferation in the glomeruli. Prednisone can diminish this cellular presence. Standard therapy for IgA is ACE Inhibitor, BP control, and avoidance of triggers to flares. Prednisone is reserved for the extremely proliferative biopsies. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
On a low calorie diet, will your body burn muscle before using fat stores for energy eg. Love handles and belly fat?
No: Distribution of fat is more so a genetic phenomenon. And unless these shoes are the heaviest shoes around, you'll unlikely gain any extra "bulk"/muscle. ...Read more
I have a high metabolism and difficulty in gaining weight in the upper body area. All the fat gets concentrated on my lower body and thighs. What diet and exercise is required to change this?
How to avoid to lose fat from breast during gym and exercise while there is fat on lower body like using treadmill i get more sweating in upperportion?
Losing weight rapidly. Whole body in pain.esp. back From 170 -148 in 3mnths. No diet, work or exercise changes. All blood work good. What could it be?
Should i continue consuming around 3000 calories of clean low fat high protein foods for the muscle gain?
Not that Simple: Endurance, slow twitch, red muscles (eg. Cardiac muscle) primarily burn fat. Higher strength, quick twitch, more white/less red (lower capillary density/blood flow) muscle burns more sugar. No scientific evidence that sat. Fats, of natural origin, less healthy than carbs/protein, indeed opposite true. Study: big fat lies, mcgovern's report, science for smart people, dietdoctor, nusi.Org, lustig. ...Read more
If someone is on a low cal and low fat diet, should they avoid proteins and carbs in the evening?
Is it okay to eat a lot of protien food but no or low fat and sugar ? While bodybuilding and losing fat weight ?
Need healthy fat: You can eat a lot of protein, but you still need healthy fats like omega 3's, monounsaturated like avocado and olive oil, etc. You can avoid processed sugar. You still need veggies, and high fiber fruits for their antioxidants and vitamins. You can have 2-3 servings/day of these fruits and that can be your dessert. Stay away from highly processed carbs. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am not loosing my tummy fats despite all the efforts like jogging, low fat and low calories diet.
What could be the reason?
What are the benefits and drawbacks of low fat museli with one spoonful of low fat yoghurt? Will it lead to excessive weight gain?
Not the key: Weight is ultimately about calories in and calories out, but it's a fact of life that nobody is really counting. The key to staying trim is a fitness-focused lifestyle, including exercising and choosing friends who exercise. Avoid very greasy, very salty, and very sugary foods as best you can, and learn to limit portions. Exercising helps your brain regulate how much you eat. Best wishes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What type of diet is low on fats and carbs but rich in proteins. I want to loose fat near the belly region. ?
Many: The adkins diet, southbeach diet, paleo diet just to name a few. It is important to be certain to meet all of your nutritional needs however and these diets can make that difficult. Long term weight loss is more likely to occur with lifestyle changes that include a balanced diet and increased exercise. ...Read more
Hi! please suggest the measures to decrease weight around legs and hips coz areas are covered with excessive fat due to sitting job upto 15hrs.....
No spot reductions: Except for surgery, there are no ways to "spot reduce" fat from your body. Losing fat involves whole-body measures like healthy whole foods, lean proteins, omega-3 and monounsaturated fats, and avoidance of processed carbohydrates. Also plenty of consistent exercise. You'll need to arrange for exercise around your sedentary job hours. ...Read more
Are there any specific exercises which target belly and thigh fat , also does walking on an incline on the treadmill slim down your thighs and calves?
Spot fat loss does: not occur naturally. By losing weight in general some may be ab or thigh fat. But, we don't get to choose what area of body fat is lost from. Eat healthy & be physically active. Calories burned must > those consumed. Tighten ab's: crunches, reverse crunches, exercise ball crunches, pelvic thrusts, lying leg raises, side bridge & “bicycling” exercise on back. Do regular aerobic exercise. Tone > ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Heard that overeating causes stomach fat. And eating doughnuts, ice cream, etc causes wide fat.True or does fat jus distribute different for everyone?
Does an extremely low fat diet cause major joint pain especially in the back and cold fingers and toes?
Do mono & polyunsat fat really lower ldl? Or is it if you use them in place of equal amounts of saturated fat LDL will go down from not eating bad fat
Stick with monos!: Saturated and poly-unsaturated fats are to be avoided if you can substitute everything with monos. Of course, this is impossible, but i've got a better one for you. The latest info is LDL particle number is the only true independent risk factor for predicting vascular events. If you know this much now, go have your fasting NMR test done. That will direct you to aggressive diet or medical therapy. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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