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More Important Eating Right Vs Exercise
Diet and exercise: A healthy diet and adequate exercise go hand in hand when it comes to improving your health and they aren't really exclusive of each other. Improving your diet is probably easier to get a handle on to start with because there may be physical limitations that take time to overcome or develop with regard to exercise. ...Read more
Exercise Or Physical Activity (Definition)
Exercise is a physical activity that is completed to maintain or improve health. Benefits of exercise include weight maintenance, improving mood, increasing energy, preventing or controlling chronic diseases, promoting better sleeping, and improving sex life and libido. ...Read more
What's more important when trying to lose weight? Is exercise or healthier eating (dieting) more important and why?
Diet: Calories in are an important part of weight loss. That is not to minimize the importance of exercise and activity, however, if you eat one slice of cheesecake at a restaurant (600-800 calories) you would have to walk for 2 hours to burn those additional calories. Many are not aware of the caloric value and fat content of their diet. Ultimately both should be incorporated. ...Read more
When losing weight, eating right and exercise go hand in hand. What is important to know about eating healthy?
Messages: There is a lot of research going on in the field of nutrigenomics - how food can influence genes. Think about what kind of messages we are sending with processed food versus whole foods. Through the right nutrients you can influence the metabolic pathways in your body to obtain better health. ...Read more
Whats the verdict to losing pure fat in the body? Is it doing interval circuit training.. Or eating right proportions? And what are good food to loes?
Unlikely: You can't lose "only fat". Whenever your calories-out is more than your calories-in, you'll lose some muscle mass. Anyone telling you otherwise is selling you something. You can limit muscle loss some by eating plenty of protein after exercise. The key to being really fit & looking & feeling good is finding a fitness activity that you enjoy. Best wishes. ...Read more
When exerciszing, what are the benefits for staying in aerobic zone vs. Fat burning vs. Anaerobic?
Red line Zone: Red line (maximum effort)- 90 - 100% of max heart rate. This zone burns the highest number of calories and is the most intense. This can only be sustained for short periods of time and one should only train in this zone if they are in a very good shape and have been cleared by a physician. ...Read moreSee 5 more doctor answers
Both crucial but...: I would say eating healthy is definitely more important. If you eat poorly, no matter how much you exercise you will still be unhealthy. If one eats healthily they might have decent health even without much exercise. But obviously it is best to eat healthy and have at least a moderate amount of exercise. I would add practicing stress reduction & avoiding toxins to the list of essential practices. ...Read more
What is more important for diabetics, strict adherence to total calories intake or avoiding prohibited food?
IT HAS TO BE A GOOD: Balance of both, no question about it. ...Read more
How to keep healthy after bilateral oophorectomy without hormone treatment - what are the important things to do other than healthy diet and exercise?
PMP Bone loss: Bone health after menopause has become an ever important issue for women. Weight-bearing exercise, dietary sources of calcium, vitamin d and calcium supplementation, minimize caffeine, don't smoke, maintain normal thyroid levels, minimize use of chronic steroids--all are important in maintaining good bone health. ...Read more
Balance the two: If you have adipose tissue to lose (not everyone does), then consider an increase in cardio and a balanced diet. However, do not always do the same exercise or you will increase your risks for stress injuries. Mix things up with walking, running, biking, swimming, or circuit training. Ultimately you need to burn more than you consume. ...Read more
Diets emphasize cutting calories and eating balance but i only intake between 900 to 1000 a day. Should i intake more or/& just change food choices?
Need more info: What is your height and weight? How much physical activity do you engage in? In any case it is good to eat a mixed diet rich in fresh vegetables and fruit, whole grains, nuts; low in saturated fats, no tobacco, no more than one drink a day and exercise about 30 minutes each day and maintain a healthy weight. ...Read more
To reduce fat wheat is important to us . Also eating meat is more beneficial or eating green vegetables to reduce fat and weight?
A combination is key: Cutting out sugar and starch is important due to the carbohydrates causing weight gain. Eating carbohydrates leads to the release of the fat-storage hormone insulin, which acts to remove nutrients from the bloodstream and store it as fat. However, managing cal. Is also important. Weight loss occurs when your caloric expenditure exceeds your caloric intake so be active and aware of cal. Consumption. ...Read more
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