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What's the fastest way to lose weight for a 13 year old boy?

What's the fastest way to lose weight for a 13 year old boy?

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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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 tell me about the fastest way to lose weight for an 19 year old that is about 5'2 and weighs 162.3?

Can you tell me about the fastest way to lose weight for an 19 year old that is about 5'2 and weighs 162.3?

Fast doesn't last.: For lasting loss, make a lifestyle change and take this at a moderate pace. Eat healthfully ; be physically active. Aim for 7.5 to 8 hrs of sleep / night. Hydrate w at least 64 oz of water / day. Calories burned must > calories consumed. Do both cardio ; weight training. ...Read more

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If I am now a 16 year old boy, want is the fastest way for me to lose weight?

If I am now a 16 year old boy, want is the fastest way for me to lose weight?

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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Fastest way for a 15 year old 5'10'', a 153 lbs to lose weight over 3 months?

Fastest way for a 15 year old 5'10'', a 153 lbs to lose weight over 3 months?

Balanced diet: A healthy diet with balanced nutrition is the best choice. Use low fat milk (skim or 1% is best), low fat meats and cheeses, lots of fresh vegetables, fruits, and whole grains. Don't eat when you aren't hungry (if you are just bored, etc.). Stop eating when you start to get full. Get at least 1 hour per day at least 3-4 days per week of active exercise. ...Read more

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How does a 12 year old male lose weight fast and safe?

How does a 12 year old male lose weight fast and safe?

Fast is not safe: The best way to lose weight is to decrease the amount of calories that one takes in while increasing the body's use of calories by increasing exercise. There is no quick fix, one must be patient and committed in order to be successful and to hope to keep the weight off. ...Read more

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What is a fast and safe way for a 17-year-old female to lose weight?

What is a fast and safe way for a 17-year-old female to lose weight?

No: If no underlying med problem, healthy weight loss requires eating the right whole foods, avoiding many processed foods, and staying physically active. Avoid any processed foods with sugar and flour, eliminate most foods with saturated and trans fats, and add plenty of vegetables and beans, many fruits and nuts, some whole grains, and wild salmon. Add regular physical activity and see pounds drop. ...Read more

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How can I lose weight fast as a 16 year old?

How can I lose weight fast as a 16 year old?

Weight loss: Puberty is a bad time to be losing weight quickly, as you are still growing and developing. Try to make sure you are eating a balanced and healthy diet - avoiding soft drinks, junk food, and fast food. IF you are overweight, speak to a physician, set healthy goals and discuss healthy eating habits. ...Read more

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How to lose weight fast as possible for 20 year old?

How to lose weight fast as possible for 20 year old?

Not too fast!: To lose weight insure that calories burned > calories consumed. Drink at least 8 - 8 oz glasses of water per day. Aim for at least 5 servings of vegetables ; 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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What do you advise if i want to lose weight really really fast 13 year old girl:if you r not gonna help don't answer?

What do you advise if i want to lose weight really really fast 13 year old girl:if you r not gonna help don't answer?

Please: Consider having an adult or someone who is at least 16 years old ask this question for you. You need to be at least 16 years old to post questions on healthtap. Thanks. ...Read more

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Im 19 years old, 148lbs. & 5'3". I started to run on & off since may @ 145lbs. & gained those 3lbs. What will really help me lose weight fast?

Im 19 years old, 148lbs. & 5'3". I started to run on & off since may @ 145lbs. & gained those 3lbs. What will really help me lose weight fast?

Exercise and diet: They have to go hand and hand, with a normal bmi you don't qualify for prescription appetite suppressants or bariatric surgery. If you want to lose more body fat drink only water, eat only lean protein, vegatables, and fruits, avoid sweets, fried foods and processed carbs (breads, pasta, rice) and watch your total caloric intake. And keep exercising of course. There's no magic bullet. ...Read more

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I'm 5'2, 19 years old & 210lbs.I gained 60lbs since last summer please help tell me how to lose weight fast?Any tips or supplements to recommend? HELP

I'm 5'2, 19 years old & 210lbs.I gained 60lbs since last summer please help tell me how to lose weight fast?Any tips or supplements to recommend? HELP

Rapid weight gain: Rapid weight gain followed by rapid weight loss can result in yo yo effect. The best weight loss is gradual, losing 1-2 lbs a week. Weight loss can be achieved by a combination of portion control and balanced diet with exercise. Start with walking. Consider weight loss program such as Weight Watchers. More about healthy eating www.choosemyplate.gov ...Read more

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Hi I'm 18 years old and I'm 5'2 before the Depo-Provera I weighed 8.5 I'm now 10.11 I exercise how can I lose weight fast I'm desperate?

Hi I'm 18 years old and I'm 5'2 before the Depo-Provera I weighed 8.5 I'm now 10.11 I exercise how can I lose weight fast I'm desperate?

No fast healthy way: It is very common for birth control make you gain weight. Continue the exercise and a healthy diet. If you are not happy with the weight gain, talk to your gyn about another method of birth control. ...Read more

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How to lose weight for 12 year old girl?

How to lose weight for 12 year old girl?

Energy in There are things i need to know. Height, wgt, bmi, pubertal level, food intake, activity level are just starters. In general, weight gain occurs when we eat/drink more (energy in) than we expend with activity (energy out). There are lots of 'empty calories' in drinks, food portions may be too large. Teens and tweens need a minimum of 1 hour of vigorous exercise/day, more to lose weight. ...Read more

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I'm a 31-year-old male what the best way to lose weight how many days should I exercise?

I'm a 31-year-old male what the best way to lose weight how many days should I exercise?

Katz book: Disease proof by david katz, md is a good book for overall health. It contains lots of useful information about the way we eat and is written very clearly. Focus more on health and lab results than the number on the scale. Walking can be a great benefit also. You can do it. Please see your doc first. I see that you have had back issues. Low carb and high protein works for some also. ...Read more

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What is the the best way to lose weight for a 14-year-old male?

What is the the best way to lose weight for a 14-year-old male?

Lifestyle changes: Weight is often a severe social challenge at this age. The basics are best - balanced diet, exercise, water not soda. If you have a strong family history of obesity and Type II diabetes ask your MD to perform a lipoprotein particle subset test to check his insulin resistance score. If elevated, early treatment with Metformin can help correct this metabolic problem. https://kurbo.com/ ...Read more

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What is the best way to lose weight as a 16 year old male at 6'4?

What is the best way to lose weight as a 16 year old male at 6'4?

Katz book: Disease proof by david katz, md is a good book for overall health. It contains lots of useful information about the way we eat and is written very clearly. Focus more on health and lab results than the number on the scale. Walking can be a great benefit also. You can do it. ...Read more

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Can you tell me about the best way to lose weight for a 13 year old boy?

Can you tell me about the best way to lose weight for a 13 year old boy?

Is he obese or : Overweight? If yes, i would consult with his physician. If he is not overweight - please discourage weight loss just to be skinny. Eat healthfully ; be physically active. Aim for 7.5 to 8 hrs of sleep / night. Hydrate w at least 64 oz of water / day. Calories burned must > calories consumed. Do both cardio ; weight training. Encourage him to do a mix of cardio workouts. ...Read more

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Im a 17 year old girl and im 5'2. how much should i weigh? and what is the healthiest way to lose weight

Im a 17 year old girl and im 5'2. how much should i weigh? and what is the healthiest way to lose weight

About 120 pounds: About 120 pounds would be a good weight for you. Losing weight requires a combination of reducing intake of food and exercising, easier said than one. You may wish to join a support group like weight watchers. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex, if you have sex. Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more