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Top Foods To Help You Lose Weight
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
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
I want to lose weight this summer & eat more healthy. What foods can I eat if i want to lose weight while doing exercise?
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
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
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
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
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 moreSee 4 more doctor answers
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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