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Could you list the weight loss tips for picky eaters?

Could you list the weight loss tips for picky eaters?

Diet and exercise: It really depends on your net total daily calorie intake and your total energy expenditure. If calorie intake is less than calories burned on a daily basis, over time you should lose weight. Some people who exercise, end up eating more calories, evening out the net total calories per day, so no weight loss . Running for 30 min 5x a week will help. I recommend myfitnesspal.Com website or app. ...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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Can you please tell me about some great teen weight loss tips ?

Can you please tell me about some great teen weight loss tips ?

See below: The old faithful ones that we come back to again and again. Watch what you eat. Get of the couch and get active. ...Read more

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Could you list the weight loss tips and low impact cardio exercises?

Could you list the weight loss tips and low impact cardio exercises?

Low impact cardio: Aquatics, body weight, or resistance bands/ tubing biking, and/or elliptical. Aquatics allow you to perform body weight exercises, but being in water actually reduces the stress on your body due to buoyancy. Once you are able to perform body weight activities then look to add light resistance w/ bands/ tubing. All of these exercises and a healthy diet will aid in weight loss. ...Read more

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Can there be any good weight loss plans for teens?

Can there be any good weight loss plans for teens?

Yes: Weight loss for teens is completely different than adults in a sense that they're not concerned about their health as much as looks/peer pressure. So having the entire family eat healthier is key. Also engaging them in sports and community activities (fit to be kids, some board games that are designed for schools) are best along with a low calorie, zone type diet combining protein shake with food. ...Read more

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How to help weight loss with pre teens?

How to help weight loss with pre teens?

Growth spurt coming?: Pre teen usually put on weight before growing taller. You may want to discuss you child's condition with your pediatrician. For diet suggestion you can serve smaller portions, substitute healthy snacks such as fruits and vegetables. Discontinue soda and excess fruit juices. Reduce time spent in front of the computer, tv , games etc. Increase physical exercise to an hour 3-5 times a week. ...Read more

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What are helpful recommendations for weight loss for teens?

Healthy life style: Keeping a healthy weight is a life long life style change: eat more fruits, vegetables, whole grains, low-fat dairy and lean meats eat less fat drink less soda exerce regularly parents can help: stock the house with healthy foods -- including some treats. Enjoy nutritious foods and engage in regular physical activity together with their teens. Talk to the pediatrician. ...Read more

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Can you tell me what is the best weight loss programs for teens?

Can you tell me what is the best weight loss programs for teens?

Behavior Change Game: You must aggressively change your lifestyle. Mobile Health games can help. Physicians recommend water, increased veggie intake and walking 10k steps a day. Changing your behavior is HARD! Here is a health game that will help! Commit to tracking your nutrition and weighing in weekly. Teens love gaming, this will improve their health! https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/personal-medicine+/id846379884? ...Read more

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Please suggest what foods to cut from a teens diet for weight loss?

Please suggest what foods to cut from a teens diet for weight loss?

Teen age weight: The best way to loose weight is with control of diet and exercise. For most teens the fastest way to do this is to cut out sugary beverages from their diet (soda, juice, coffee drinks, gatorade, etc). From one 12oz sugary drink each day in addition to all the regular foods a person will gain almost 20lbs per year! cut that out and fast weight loss. Healthy weight loss is 1-2lbs/week. ...Read more

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Is weight loss common for males during puberty? Mine started late, and I've always been on the big side during my teen years.

Is weight loss common for males during puberty? Mine started late, and I've always been on the big side during my teen years.

Hormones and weight: I am a bariatrician and obesity specialist. There are a few changes that occur during puberty that affect body composition. Growth hormone and testosterone are key hormones that increase during this period in males and this causes a growth "spurt" and increase in lean muscle. The increase in height makes one appear thinner and muscle increases the metabolism and helps burn extra body fat. ...Read more

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When a list of symptoms contains ''rapid weight loss' and ''losing weight with out trying' lost 2lbs in 2 weeks not tryin. When is cause for concern?

When a list of symptoms contains ''rapid weight loss' and ''losing weight with out trying' lost 2lbs in 2 weeks not tryin. When is cause for concern?

Severe and ongoing!: Sort-term and small-amount changes in weight are not the issue (you consume ounces per meal, drink ounces per day, and eliminate via stool and urine). But weight loss that starts to become visible and ongoing when eating and exercise habits have not changed would be something to be concerned about. 2 pounds in a week doesn't rise to that level--yet! if you have other concerns, see your md. ...Read more

Dr. Milroy Samuel
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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