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Doing six week weight loss competition, lost inches around waist, gained it in the bust. Is that normal at all???

Doing six week weight loss competition, lost inches around waist, gained it in the bust. Is that normal at all???

No, your lucky: generally it is the other way around ! and... loss of inches aroudn the waist is an independent sign of lowering risk of medical illnesses like diabetes and heart disease. you cannot control where you lose the weight except if you do not do exercise the loss is predominantly muscle. ...Read more

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 s the best diet for weight loss longterm?

What s the best diet for weight loss longterm?

Lifestyle: Study after study shows that short-term diets are not effective in maintaining weight loss. What you need is lifestyle changes and eat in a healthy way from now on. Fewer carbohydrates and fats along with increased reliance on vegetables will be very helpful. Activity is also important so a regular exercise program is recommended. Make healthy lifestyle changes and avoid the yo-yo dieting. ...Read more

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I started my weight loss journey 5 months ago lost about 14 kgs bt for 2 months nw i am unable to lose weight with the same diet n exercise.

I started my weight loss journey 5 months ago lost about 14 kgs bt for 2 months nw i am unable to lose weight with the same diet n exercise.

Weight plateau: You are in a weight loss plateau. This is the bodies adjustment to your lost weight. Your resting metabolic rate has decreased and you will need to change your diet by decreasing caloric intake, or just being vigilant on your current plan. Additionally I recommend you change your exercise routine to an activity that is new for you. ...Read more

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Wat are signs of weight loss with lime n water?

Wat are signs of weight loss with lime n water?

This ok, butNEEDmore: Your metabolism is like a fire. Fuel it regularly to maximize it. Eat palm sized portion of protein+complex carb every 2-3 hr, sprinkle 4 fruits+ 4-5 veggie portions +3tbs oil across the day. Hydrate! water intake (10 oz x 10 times a day) will help you lactate and lose weight by helping all of your body&cells work well! exercise:take infant out for walk 2times a day 20-30min.Good for mood. ...Read more

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Weight loss tips?

Weight loss tips?

Another Tip: Moderate activity will maintain health. Walk 30+ minutes a day to stay active ; lift light weights! ...Read more

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Quick weight loss?

Quick weight loss?

Just be sensible.: The real key to weight loss is to just watch the size of your portions at meals, eat healthy, and exercise regularly. There's no radical diet or exercise plan or pill that will magically give you meaningful and sustained weight loss. The ol' fashioned way is still be best way to lose weight for the long term. Two pounds per week is a prudent rate of loss. ...Read more

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Quick weight loss?

Quick weight loss?

Eat less, exercise: more. Counting calories... but mainly seeing where you are messing up. Might be helpful. wt. x 10 is number of calories burned per day. 100-500 calories per hour additional with exercise, and 4000 calories in/out is one pound. http://www.amazon.com/dp/0692496157/ It is like an addiction, and we tend to eat on the basis of triggers like boredom, anger, habit... cannot say in your particular case. ...Read more

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Abnormal weight loss?

Abnormal weight loss?

Try to clarify: Unfortunately your question about abnormal weight loss is a bit vague. Try to we formulate your question with some more specifics, as I'm sure, plenty of doctors here would be happy to help. ...Read more

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Dr. Patricia Foster
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Lose 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