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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. Pam Yoder
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Healthy Diet (Definition)

Pregnant women should eat a balanced, nutritional diet and increase their calorie intake to meet the needs of the developing fetus and their changing bodies. Eating a range of wholesome and nutritious foods during pregnancy is one of the most important things that women can do to ensure the normal development and growth of the fetus, and it can help to prevent prematurity and low birth weight. For the mother, good nutrition helps to prevent anemia, ...Read more


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I'm planning on eating healthy, how?

I'm planning on eating healthy, how?

F, V, L, WG, M, D: Eat from all foods, such as fruits, vegetables, legumes, whole grains, meat, chicken, fish, dairy, seeds, nuts. Try to get 5-7 servings of fresh fruits and vegetables a day. Eat in moderation, use portion control to avoid overeating. Try to use healthy unsaturated fats over saturated fats. Eat within your calorie range for your age, weight, height and level of activity. Good Health to you ...Read more

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Is eating healthy to exercise imporant?

Is eating healthy to exercise imporant?

Yes: your body runs on carbohydrates and sugars. Its important to eat the right type of carbohydrates to get the peak benefit from your exercise. Its also important when to eat and to hydrate yourself adequately. ...Read more

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What are the social benefits of eating healthy?

Obesity: Unfortunately, obesity is not only unhealthy but it is frowned upon by many in the public. The best thing for you to do is to stay healthy with a good diet and regular exercise. It will go a long way in many aspects of your life. ...Read more

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Why am i having less frequent bm's eating healthy?

Why am i having less frequent bm's eating healthy?

Depends: depends what you are eating and how much you are eating. The amount of fiber and fluids in your diet is important, Aim for 25 grams of INSOLUBLE fiber as in apple skins, lentils, etc. Drink at least 16 ounces of fluid four times a day. Vegetables are high in fiber as are beans. One serving of beans provides 6 grams of fiber ( one 1/4 of your daily requirement) ...Read more

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What might I do to go from eating fastfood everday to eating healthy?

Gradually: May be the best way. Eliminating processed foods, sweets and calorie-rich drinks from your home can provide incentives by focusing attention on the "things" to avoid. Logging success in avoiding them often provides wonderful added motivation to sustain your new healthy behaviors. "baby steps, " though, as they say. Slow and steady wins the race! and it will over time. Good luck! ...Read more

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Does eating healthy lighten dark spots?

Does eating healthy lighten dark spots?

Probably not: Unless you have a nutritional deficiency that causes this, it is unlikely . However, check into that. If it doesn't answer your question, check with a dermatologist. ...Read more

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How do I get fit and start eating healthy?

How do I get fit and start eating healthy?

Diet and exercise: You can make the switch to a healthy diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils, low fat milk products any time you wish to. Curtail intake of saturated fats; no tobacco and no more than one drink a day. Exercise 30 minutes/day. ...Read more

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Why does eating healthy make you look younger?

Why does eating healthy make you look younger?

Your skin. : The more nutritious your food, the healthier your body becomes, including your skin-which may cause you to look younger. ...Read more

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Could i lose weight eating healthy without exercises?

Could i lose weight eating healthy without exercises?

Yes, but: There is no better way than eating right and regular (daily) exercise. ...Read more