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What is a good plan for losing weight?

What is a good plan for losing weight?

Low glycemic diet: A low glycemic diet is the healthiest diet. This is basically a diet low in refined carbohydrates and processed foods; a diet high in fresh vegetables, some fruits and lean protein. You still have to pay attention to total caloric intake because although you want to take in "good calories", too many calories can cause weight gain. You also have to get moving! Even just walking every day will help. ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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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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What is the best diet plan for losing weight?

What is the best diet plan for losing weight?

HCG/epigenetics: Hcg diet is the best way to acieve weight loss and epigenetic modification is best for keeping the weight off permanently. There is a new epigenetic modifier scheduled to launch this october. You can google gamma and nuskin. ...Read more

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Why might I not be losing weight on the bowflex body leanness plan?

Why might I not be losing weight on the bowflex body leanness plan?

Not enough time: The most common cause is that people give up too quickly because they become discouraged. Base success on the number of months using the bowflex rather than pounds lost. ...Read more

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Which was your best daily meal plan for losing weight fast?

Which was your best daily meal plan for losing weight fast?

Whole foods...: The foods you eat will have a major impact on your weight, but they are not the only factors. For detailed discussion of why people gain and lose weight, please read my blog at www. Mdprevent. Blogspot. Com. Read "why you get fat" first and then "why you stay fat.". ...Read more

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Need advice on what is the the best meal plan for losing weight?

Need advice on what is the the best meal plan for losing weight?

See details: A weight loss plan must include minimizing carbohydrate intake (no breads, pasta, desserts, junk food, snacking, etc) and controlling portion size. ...Read more

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Anyone know what is a healthy but cheap meal plan for losing weight?

Anyone know what is a healthy but cheap meal plan for losing weight?

See details: A weight loss plan must include minimizing carbohydrate intake (no breads, pasta, desserts, junk food, snacking, etc) and controlling portion size. ...Read more

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Anyone know what is a healthy food plan that will guarantee me losing weight?

Anyone know what is a healthy food plan that will guarantee me losing weight?

See below: If one quarter of a 8 to 10 inch plate is protein such as 3 ounces of lean meat, chicken or fish, and 1/4 is a serving of complex carb such as a 1/2 cup of rice or pasta, and 1/2 of your plate is fresh vegetables (steam not fried) you should lose weight if you do this for lunch and dinner. You can have a fresh fruit (one serving) twice a day as a snack and eat a healthy 300-400 calorie breakfas. ...Read more

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I am desperate and need to be losing weight. I am currently on the Alli plan, I lost some weight, but my goal is way off?

I am desperate and need to be losing weight. I am currently on the Alli plan, I lost some weight, but my goal is way off?

Very common: Most people have a hard time losing as much weight as they would like. But, in general, a person's blood pressure and cholesterol will go down after a weight loss of 5-10%. So try not to get discouraged. Talk to your doctor, and if possible a dietitian to find out what more you can do to reduce calories and increase physical activity. ...Read more

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I'm 43, 5"7 and 188pounds how can I get started with losing weight I want to lose 20-30 pounds what's the best weightloss plan?

I'm 43, 5"7 and 188pounds how can I get started with losing weight I want to lose 20-30 pounds what's the best weightloss plan?

What to do.: To lose weight insure that calories burned exceed calories consumed. Drink at least 8 - 8 ounce glasses of water per day. Aim for at least 5 servings of vegetables and 4 servings of fruit per day. Use whole grain when possible. Avoid sodas, alcohol & junk carbohydrates. Get in a good mix of aerobic & weight lifting exercises. ...Read more

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I am on a healthy eating plan and exercising. I am losing inches but not losing weight? Why is that?

I am on a healthy eating plan and exercising. I am losing inches but not losing weight? Why is that?

Need calorie count: You may be eating more than you think and the calories you are burning off with exercise may be less than you think. Try figuring out these numbers before you give up your good work. Also, it is not unusual that in the early phases of dieting and exercise, your body is changing (adding muscle, losing fat) where you will not see much change at the scale. Keep going, it will get better. ...Read more

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I weigh about 250 and am 5'9. What would be a good meal plan, food restrictions, or anything, to help me kickstart losing weight?

I weigh about 250 and am 5'9. What would be a good meal plan, food restrictions, or anything, to help me kickstart losing weight?

Eat less move more: Eat less, move more you don't have to exercise to move more- you can park further away at the supermarket. Eating less is important if you want to lose weight. Find out how many calories you need and eat 200 less a day, find ways to decrease fat in your diet. Also try to avoid sugar drinks. ...Read more

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Does losing weight help to lower high bp? I'm walking a lot more & following a diet plan. My goal is to lose 25-30 lbs. I'm 150 now.

Does losing weight help to lower high bp? I'm walking a lot more & following a diet plan. My goal is to lose 25-30 lbs. I'm 150 now.

Yes!: Weight loss absolutely helps lower blood pressure. Numerous studies have shown that obesity is one of the biggest risk factors for high blood pressure. Likewise, when you lose weight, your blood pressure will drop accordingly. Additionally, increasing exercise and physical activity will independently lower blood pressure! Good luck! ...Read more

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I had inguinal open/mesh repair 2 months ago. I plan to lose between 85-100 pounds over the next year. Will losing weight affect my hernia repair?

I had inguinal open/mesh repair 2 months ago. I plan to lose between 85-100 pounds over the next year. Will losing weight affect my hernia repair?

Hernia repair: No, weight loss shouldn't affect your repair. The weight loss will actually take pressure off of the repair site and lower the chance of complications. Best wishes on your weight loss journey! ...Read more

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Tips on losing weight?

Tips on losing weight?

Reduce weight: This is a repeat of what I have said before. My philosophy is that the best way to lose weight is not by dieting, but by changing your lifestyle to a healthier one. You don't need a drastic diet. Make small changes. Eat the right portions, eat 3-5 small meals a day, cut back on carbs and sugars, increase lean protein/veggie/fruit/water intake, and start doing some cardiovascular exercise. ...Read more

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Tips for losing weight?

Tips for losing weight?

Food journal: Keep track of what you put in your mouth with a food journal and begin to eliminate foods with added sugars and fats. Cut back your food intake while increasing your exercise levels - shoot for 30min/day. Eat more fruit and vegetables. Drink water before meals. Don't skip meals, choose lean proteins and healthy carbs. Try choosemyplate. Gov or sparkpeople. Com or many phone apps for tracking. ...Read more

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I m losing weight why?

I m losing weight why?

See your FamilyDoc: There are many reasons to lose weight but we're most concerned w/unexpected weight loss. For instance, we worry about hyperthyroidism (excess thyroid function), inadequate caloric intake (not getting enough to eat), poor nutritional absorption, and cancer. Best to see your Family Doc for evaluation & diagnosis. ...Read more

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Fastest way of losing weight?

Fastest way of losing weight?

Lose weight: My philosophy is that the best way to lose weight is not by dieting, but by changing your lifestyle to a healthier one. You don't need a drastic diet. Make small changes. Eat the right portions, eat 3-5 small meals a day, cut back on carbs and sugars, increase lean protein/veggie/fruit/water intake, and start doing some cardiovascular exercise. Work on doing a little of all of these. ...Read more

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Eating more but losing weight?

Eating more but losing weight?

See doctor: Eating more but losing weight can be the result of many things. Are you increasing physical activity? Are you eating more calories or more high quality food with fewer calories? You should check with your doctor, diabetes can be associated with unintentional weight loss as well as several other medical problems. ...Read more

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Am I losing weight too quickly?

Am I losing weight too quickly?

I am sorry but: You haven't told us what your rate of loss is. Please clarify and re-ask. ...Read more

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Best way to start losing weight?

Best way to start losing weight?

Weight loss: Best way to start is by eating a well balanced diet, small portions, avoid refined sugars and high fat foods, fast food. Eat plenty of fruits and vegetables. Exercise to burn more calories than what you take in. Weight watchers is also a great program. Good luck! ...Read more

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