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What foods can you eat to lose weight and help gain muscle?

What foods can you eat to lose weight and help gain muscle?

Reduce weight: 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. To gain muscle, you have to exercise and increase your protein intake (probably need at least 70-100 grams of protein daily). ...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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What foods to cut out your diet to actually lose weight and do nuts cause weight gain also?

What foods to cut out your diet to actually lose weight and do nuts cause weight gain also?

Refined carbs: One wants to lower Insulin resistance and estrogen dominance. By eating 6 small meals a day with high quality protein, fresh or frozen vegetables, fresh fruit, s especially berries, beans and low carbohydrate grains like quinoa you will lower Insulin resistance. Walnuts and almonds soaked, rinsed and added to salads are good. Too much fat increases estrogen dominance. ...Read more

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What foods help you lose thigh weight?

What foods help you lose thigh weight?

Weight loss: There's no such thing as natural spot fat loss. You need to lose weight in general ; a certain % will be fat from the thigh area. Eat healthfully ; be physically active. Calories burned must > calories consumed. ...Read more

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What foods can you eat to lose weight?

What foods can you eat to lose weight?

Decrease Carbs: Stop soda , sugar and carbs, eat protein and vegs.Drink water and do cardio 15 to 30 mins..A day as you lose weight increase your cardio.Check out weighstation.Net for lots of great information newsletter and faq, s. ...Read more

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Please suggest what foods are good to eat when trying to lose weight (baby weight) and exercising?

Please suggest what foods are good to eat when trying to lose weight (baby weight) and exercising?

Fat burning foods: High water content fruits and veggies, with walking and resistance training. ...Read more

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What are the best foods to eat or to snack on to help lose belly fat?

Try these...: As recently appeared in us news and world report, some of the best fat-burning foods include oatmeal, apples, almonds, chicken breast, egg whites and asparagus, certified fitness nutrition specialist obi obadike writes. He noted that fish oil and garlic also can help burn fat, as can adding brown rice and tomatoes to the menu. Of course, don't forget to watch portions, cut alcohol, & exercise. ...Read more

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I've lost weight and trying to gain some back. What are the best foods to eat to gain 'good' weight? Thanks

I've lost weight and trying to gain some back. What are the best foods to eat to gain 'good' weight? Thanks

See Dr., then eat...: If one is truly underweight (based on height, family background, and body type), a dr. Can evaluate for a hormonal, digestive, or other disorder. If no medical cause is found, then one can add weight by eating more calories of nutritious foods, while also doing weight-training to increase muscle. Proteins: egg white, chicken breast, salmon, ... Better fats: olive oil, peanuts, almonds, tofu, .... ...Read more

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What foods help with weight loss? And what exercises help if you want to lose only 20 to 30 pounds?

What foods help with weight loss? And what exercises help if you want to lose only 20 to 30 pounds?

Weight Loss Program: Plan to lose no more than 2 pounds per week.  have a no carb breakfast such as eggs and lowfat cottage cheese a high-protein glucose control drink, such as boost or glucerna for lunch and a low-fat dinner.  walk 6 miles or run 3 miles per week and do a muscle toning routine as shown here: http://youtu.be/aWLFAAlr_E8 ...Read more

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What are the best foods i can eat to help me lose weight?

See details: Veggies and more veggies, nuts, fresh fruit in moderation, fresh fish.Adopt a high protein, less carbohydrate diet and control calories and portion size. ...Read more

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Can you advise me to lose weight and stop snacking!?

Can you advise me to lose weight and stop snacking!?

Quit sugar: I know this sounds simplistic, but if you stop eating everything with added sugar it will likely help you to stop snacking which will help you to lose weight. For most people the more sugar you eat the more you want. If you cut it out the first week will be very hard, but after that it gets much easier. Once you have cut out sugar you can work on the next dietary hurdle. ...Read more

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What foods to eat when trying to lose weight over the summer?

What foods to eat when trying to lose weight over the summer?

Good foods, but less: Healthful foods in smaller quantities, generally. How much smaller? Smaller than required to maintain your present weight. Eat a well-balanced diet and move around more. Reducing calories by 375 per day and burning another 125 by exercising (e.g., walking for a half-hour) will allow many people to lose about a pound a week. ...Read more

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I want to lose weight this summer & eat more healthy. What foods can I eat if i want to lose weight while doing exercise?

I want to lose weight this summer & eat more healthy. What foods can I eat if i want to lose weight while doing exercise?

Discuss: You have a couple of options of professionals to consult. A dietician/nutritionist or personal trainers are able to provide this information. Hope this helps best of luck! ...Read more

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What can I eat to lose weight and maintain that weight loss?

Nutrition: Eat healthfully. Try to eat at least 5 servings of vegetables ; 4 of fruit per day. Increase nutritional fiber. Avoid refined sugar ; junk carbohydrates. Avoid alcohol, sweetened juices, soda ; caffeinated beverages. Aim for 7.5 to 8 hrs of sleep / night. Hydrate w at least 64 oz of water / day. Calories burned must > calories consumed. Be physically active with both cardio ; weight training. ...Read more

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What are good foods to eat when you want to lose weight?

What are good foods to eat when you want to lose weight?

Stop Bad Foods/Drink: Here is a simple way to lose, without a diet, the list shows the reasons people gain wt. In order of most important & easiest to change, simply go down list, find your top 2 reasons, and then make a few changes, such as: diet soda for soda, subway for burgers, 100 cal packs: 1. Any drink with sugar 2. Fast foods 3. Fried foods 4. Skipping meals 5. Bad breakfasts 6 bad snacks 7. Large portions. ...Read more

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What foods can jump start your metabolism and help you lose weight?

What foods  can jump start your metabolism and help you lose weight?

Meat and veggies : Eat only meat or fish or cheese or eggs or poultry and low starch veggies, drink only water. In other words avoid all carbs, carbs will only briefly raise your sugar levels and then increase your Insulin levels. High Insulin levels will impair thyroid metabolism and slow down your metabolism. ...Read more

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Can you please tell me the healthiest foods to eat to help with weight loss?

Can you please tell me the healthiest foods to eat to help with weight loss?

Anything: You can eat anything, but make sure it's a healthy well-balanced diet with reduced caloric intake, 3 meals/day, no snacks. Avoid fatty and snack/junk food. Increase your physical activity and exercise daily. There are no magic foods, but you have to burn off 3500 calories that you don't ingest just to lose one pound. Check w/a good registered dietitian. Weight watchers provides good support. ...Read more

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What are good foods and diet plans to help lose weight.

What are good foods and diet plans to help lose weight.

Many alternatives: There are many alternatives you could choose; it's best to do this with a friend or group -- or even a nutritionist or coach. That way you have accountability and it also avoids isolation and discouragement. One helpful plan is dr. Joel fuhrman's: http://www.Drfuhrman.Com/weightloss/ also dr. Mark hyman's is great: http://drhyman.Com/ there are more! include consistent exercise too. ...Read more

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Can you suggest exercises to help lose thigh fat and muffin tops?

Can you suggest exercises to help lose thigh fat and muffin tops?

Spot fat loss does : not occur naturally. By losing weight in general some may be thigh & trunk fat. But, we don't get to choose what area of body fat is lost from. Eat healthy & be physically active. Calories burned must > those consumed. Consider working with a trainer. ...Read more

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