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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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Im using L-carnitine injection for weight loss per week 200mg I didn't get weight loss?

Im using L-carnitine injection for weight loss per week 200mg I didn't get weight loss?

Weight loss: L-Carnitine can help with the the use of fat for energy, but it is only a small part of a potential weight loss program. There are many other factors to consider in your desire to lose weight. Diet, exercise, and other possible medical problems need to be considered. Please speak with your physician to design a program right for you. Good luck. ...Read more

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Can noticeable weight be gained after one day of overeating?

Can noticeable weight be gained after one day of overeating?

No: It takes about 3500 calories to gain one pound. That's a lot. The key to weight control is consistency. One occassional "cheat day" shouldn't make a difference. On the other hand, if a person is gaining water weight by retaining fluid, that can be the sign of a more serious condition with the heart or the kidneys and should be evaluated by the appropriate medical specialist. ...Read more

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Ultimate weight loss plan for losing 35 pounds in 7 months?

Ultimate weight loss plan for losing 35 pounds in 7 months?

Difficult: To lose 35 pounds in 7 mos, at 3500 calories to the pound, you would have to burn off 625 calories a day that you didn't take in. That very very difficult for most people. That's eating a lot less or increasing your activity by more than 6 miles of walking/day. ...Read more

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How to loss weight in one month?

How to loss weight in one month?

No fast way: to lose weight. A low carbohydrate, high protein diet will help you lose weight the most rapidly but expect 0.5-1 kg per week at most. Exercise is important too. Good luck. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more

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Best weight loss program to lose 10 pounds in a month ?

Best weight loss program to lose 10 pounds in a month ?

Metabolic Balance: Metabolic balance will give results. Just do not overdo weight loss. Fast weight loss can too quickly release toxins stored in your fat and make you not feel good. ...Read more

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Which one cardio or weight training better for weight loss?

Which one cardio or weight training better for weight loss?

Cardiovascular: For burning calories, increasing your basal metabolic rate, and increasing endurance, cardiovascular activity is the answer for weight loss. Resistance training can of course be combined with cardio, but does not burn as many calories, tends to increase lean muscle, and tone your appearance. Since muscle weights more than fat, you may actually experience an increase in weight with weight training. ...Read more

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Will eating 500 calories less a day lead to a one pound weight loss per week?

Will eating 500 calories less a day lead to a one pound weight loss per week?

Yes but...: Only if you look at it as a math equation. In truth, there are many other factors to consider, such as your activity level, and hormone status. Also, you may loose muscle as well as fat if all you do is cut the calories. ...Read more

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How to gain weight in three weeks?

How to gain weight in three weeks?

Calories?: Not sure the reasoning for gaining weight in three weeks, but increasing calories (protein and carbs) should do it. You need to stay hydrated though - that is extremely important. ...Read more

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What is a reasonable amount of weight gain per week after starting resistance/core/weight training program if diet remains same. Losing wt b4 now gain?

What is a reasonable amount of weight gain per week after starting resistance/core/weight training program if diet remains same. Losing wt b4 now gain?

Many variables : Not knowing your current weight, dietary macronutrient ratio, caloric intake, genetics or hormone ratios (very important in a 56 year old). It is common for resistance training to halt weight loss and in many cases to increase weight gain given the effects of resistance training on Insulin sensitivity and muscle development. See a nutritionist, sports physiologist or a sports medicine physician. ...Read more

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Will water fasting for three weeks provide dramatic weight loss?

Will water fasting for three weeks provide dramatic weight loss?

Water weight only: No! learn to eat properly before it's too late. Learn to eat less, and exercise more. You need something you can follow the rest of your life - not 3 weeks of insanity you heard about from friends, tv or the internet. ...Read more

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Which weight loss regime can I do to drop 10 pounds in one month?

Which weight loss regime can I do to drop 10 pounds in one month?

Liposuction: It takes burning off 3500 calories that you don't take in to lose one pound. To lose 10 pounds in 30 days you would have to burn off an extra 35000 calories/30 days or about 1167 calories/day that you don't take in. That's the equivalent of walking 116 miles/day. Remember, you need to find a diet and activity regimen you can follow the rest of your live, not a gimmick or scam on the internet. ...Read more

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Can i gain weight after extreme weight loss?

Weight gain: Weight gain is always a product of calories in versus calories out. Meaning, if you have increased your exercise, and burn more calories, and decreased your food intake, or take in less calories, you loose weight. Thus, if you start eating more, or start exercising less, you will gain weight back. This happens in pro athletes after an injury, they gain weight rapidly-they burn less calories. ...Read more

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Weight gain after anti-depressant and having hard time losing weight one year after stopping medication.?

Weight gain after anti-depressant and having hard time losing weight one year after stopping medication.?

Losing weight: 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. Do both cardio & weight training. ...Read more

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Help on losing weight in less then five months and maintinaing?

Weight loss: To lose weight you need to be on a combo cardio and low carb program. Do cardio at least 3-4 times a week for 20-30 minutes. Try and cut your carbs out of your diet. That means no breads, sweets, tropical fruits and fatty foods. Also it is best to eat 5 meals a day as your body will metabolize the food more efficiently. Don't eat 2 hours before going to sleep. ...Read more

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How to loss my weight in one month?

How to loss my weight in one month?

Diet: Unfortunately for most of us weight gain or loss is simple math. If we take in more calories than we use we gain weight, and to lose weight we have to take in less or use more. If you are very overweight your metabolism slows down even more so it is harder to lose. Get your thyroid checked just to make sure it isn't a cause. ...Read more

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How to lose 10 pounds in one month?

How to lose 10 pounds in one month?

4 to 8 pounds might: Be a more prudent goal over a month. 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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How can I lose 10 pounds in one week ?

How can I lose 10 pounds in one week ?

Not good: The best way to lose weight and keep it off is to go slow. There are diet plans out there that are extremely low calorie that may help you achieve your goal, but i woild not recommend it, as they not not sustainable. ...Read more

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Lap chole 23 days ago. Lost 8lbs since. Currently weigh 106. Is weight loss normal due to the intake of low fat foods? How do I gain weight?

Lap chole 23 days ago. Lost 8lbs since. Currently weigh 106. Is weight loss normal due to the intake of low fat foods? How do I gain weight?

Eat more spend less: In a healthy person , gaining weight is easy loosing it is the problem , soon you will gain back to your original weight or even more , if you are taking low low fat diet for you health then it is ok , if it is for gb then there is no need , you will not get attacks as your gb is out . Speak to your doctor. ...Read more

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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