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Relationship between energy balance and weight management?

Relationship between energy balance and weight management?

Relationships: The myth out there is that if you want to lose weight you need to eat less and exercise more.This works in the short term but not really in the long term.Focus on a low glycemic index diet and you are more likely to lose weight rather than the amount of calories you consume. ...Read more

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Dr. David Wyatt
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Weight Management (Definition)

Weight management is a treatment for a person with abnormal weight (usually somebody who is too obese, but sometimes a person who is too thin). Weight management includes behavioral changes, exercise plans, changes ...Read more


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What is the relationship between energy balance and weight management?

The ratio: Your energy balance is the balance of calories consumed through eating and drinking compared to calories burned through physical activity. Energy in is what you eat and drink. Energy out is what you burn through physical activity. ...Read more

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What is the relationship between energy balance weight management?

What is the relationship between energy balance weight management?

Energy/weight: Very interesting question!we used to think that 'calories in/calories out' is all one needed to do to lose weight.That is, expend more calories than you take in.Unfortunately , this does not really help with weight loss in the long term.Focus on the quality of food(low glycemic index) rather than quantity.Also remember, you cannot exercise your way to weight loss! ...Read more

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What is the difference between energy balance and weight management?

What is the difference between energy balance and weight management?

Totally different: One has to do with activity and the other is a static state. ...Read more

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What is the relationship between food intake physical activity and weight management?

What is the relationship between food intake physical activity and weight management?

Divine orchestra: Weight management depends on both the foods you eat, hormonal balance, and your physical activity. Foods provide both calories and important biochemical information to your body -- you can affect the proteins your genes make through the foods you eat. These in turn affect your metabolism, which eventually affects your weight. Physical activity affects your metabolism too. Balance is key! ...Read more

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What is the role of physical activity in weight management?

What is the role of physical activity in weight management?

Exercise and Weight : Generally speaking when trying to change your shape you should use exercise for two purposes. To increase metabolism and to maintain muscle mass. It is not wise to use exercise as a weight loss tool since you can eat many more calories than you can exercise away. Lower your carb intake, eat frequent small meals or snacks and drink plenty of water. Work to keep your heart rate between 100-120 bpm. ...Read more

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What do you advise if i want some help with my weight management?

Weight Management: Weight issues are very common these days. One problem is decreased activity, but in my opinion it is mostly due to the food that we eat. For most people, it would be best to eat a low carbohydrate, moderate fat, moderate protein diet, with 8 to 10 servings of non-starchy vegetables a day. Some people have low thyroid function that contributes to weight problems. Get a medical checkup to know. ...Read more

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What are the two traditional approaches to weight management and overall health?

What are the two traditional approaches to weight management and overall health?

Eat less exercise mo: Counting calories... but mainly seeing where you are messing up. Might be helpful https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1775472781/devils-diet It is like an addiction, and we tend to eat on the basis of triggers like boredom, anger, habit... ...Read more

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How can fruits and veggies help with weight management?

Fiber/nutrition: Main advantage is giving the body what it needs nutritionally for metabolism. If you also substitute fast food/ preservative laden foods/ sugary starches and simpler carbs for veg-fruits your calories will decrease but more importantly your nutrition is much greater! ...Read more

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Is the lighter life weight management program dangerous?

It looks safe: From reviewing the descriptions of their different weight loss programmes they basically use low calorie diets for overweight (bmi 25-30) and very low calorie diets for obese individuals (bmi 30-35) both with monitoring of your primary care physician and the programmes' weight loss counselors. For most healthy people this diet plan is safe when monitored by a doctor. ...Read more

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Are naturopathic weight management tablets healthy to take?

No proven value: Naturopaths peddle potions that are made under unregulated conditions with no guarantee of potency, composition or purity. Many contain adulterants that can be dangerous or toxic and most are useless fillers. There are no clinical trials of these products. Save your money and work with your regular physician and a good exercise therapist. ...Read more

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What role does exercise play in weight management?

What role does exercise play in weight management?

Maintenance: While changing baseline activity/exercise level is important for weight loss.... Regular exercise is even more important to maintain weight loss... ...Read more

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How do you define self-monitoring in weight management?

Check weight level: Check your weight on a scale everyday. Also, write down what types of food you consume and count your calorie intake for each meal. ...Read more

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How do patterns of self-talk affect weight management?

Positive thinking: Subliminal thinking encourages you to stop or reduce your calorie intake. ...Read more

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Which factors in weight loss and successful weight management are the most important?

Which factors in weight loss and successful weight management are the most important?

Diet and exercise : Sorry. No magic/special info. The best answer is healthy low fat lower calorie diet with more interval cardio and light strength training. ...Read more

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Does salt intake have an effect on weight management?

Does salt intake have an effect on weight management?

Possibly: There are some people that are very salt sensitive.... And too much salt can cause fluid retention/ water weight gain- as well as effect blood pressure. The other issue is what foods are associated with salty... Fries, chips, etc.... These do effect weight! happy new year! ...Read more

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2yo boy. 18.1 BMI (86th percentile) and trending upwards. Need recommendations on books/websites on toddler weight management.

2yo boy.  18.1 BMI (86th percentile) and trending upwards.  Need recommendations on books/websites on toddler weight management.

Elevated BMI: Have your physician do a thorough check up and do any labs, such as thyroid screening. Talk to a nutritionist and visit the American Pediatric Academy site, healthy kids.org to help with dietary management. Avoid feeding by other household members. All the best. ...Read more

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Is weight management vital to good health?

Absolutely!: Aside from quitting smoking, it's one the more important thing you can do to improve your overall health. ...Read more

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Which is the most effective kind of exercise for weight management?

Which is the most effective kind of exercise for weight management?

Aerobic: Aerobic exercise- an activity that elevates your heart rate and you can continuously do that activity-ideally for a minimum of 20 minutes but working toward a goal of 60 min 5 days per week. Brisk walking, running, cycling, swimming, etc. Make sure you enjoy it and can have fun. Having a workout partner helps so you can motivate each other. ...Read more

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