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Doctor insights on: Ways For A Pre Teen To Lose Weight Fast

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How can I help a pre teen lose weight without giving her a self esteem problem?

How can I help a  pre teen lose weight without giving her a self esteem problem?

Play more outside: A good place to start is to consult with her doctor. The doctor can identify healthy goals for weight-loss, provide support, and monitor progress. It can help if the whole family joins a weight-loss plan, which is really a healthy lifestyle plan regardless of weight. Increasing active playing and limiting time with social and sedentary entertainment media can help. Kids feel better moving more. ...Read more

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Dr. Suzanne Galli
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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 is considered the number one way for a pre-teen to loose weight?

What is considered the number one way for a pre-teen to loose weight?

1 change at a time: Big time lifestyle changes are difficult to maintain. Attempt to make 1 big change at a time. Usually in our clinic we try to cut out sodas and sugary drinks. We have had good success with this. Also stop buying junk food to decrease the temptations at home. ...Read more

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What are some better tips to lose weight fast for a teen?

What are some better tips to lose weight fast for a teen?

Tip: Don't try to : Lose weight if you are not overweight. 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. You can mix ; match different kinds of physical exercise. This site helps determine calories burned for > 100 activities:. ...Read more

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How can a male teen lose weight as fast as possible and safely.

How can a male teen lose weight as  fast as possible and safely.

Weight loss: 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 circuit training as shown here: http://www.Youtube.Com/watch?V=al65x5mt4ge&feature=youtube_gdata_player. ...Read more

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How can you encourage a pre-teens to lose weight without messing up their self image?

How can you encourage a pre-teens to lose weight without messing up their self image?

Play more outside: A good place to start is to consult with her doctor. The doctor can identify healthy goals for weight-loss, provide support, and monitor progress. It can help if the whole family joins a weight-loss plan, which is really a healthy lifestyle plan regardless of weight. Increasing active playing and limiting time with social and sedentary entertainment media can help. Kids feel better moving more. ...Read more

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Can the progression of scoliosis in teens cause you lose weight fast?

Not typically: Scoliosis often happens during rapid growth, and this period can also be associated with people losing weight or at least appearing "skinnier" . But scoliosis itself does not typically cause weight loss. Thank you for your question. ...Read more

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What are some easy ways for a teen to lose weight?

What are some easy ways for a teen to lose weight?

Make sure the weight: loss is a healthy goal. Just trying to be skinny isn't a good idea. 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 ...Read more

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What are the most effective ways for me to lose weight fast but stay fit toned and healthy?

Fit: Losing weight fast is not a good idea.The best way to lose weight effectively is through an excellent nutrition program.If you want to maintain muscle mass and be toned, don't aim to lose weight fast.Apart from great food, exercise is important and in this regard, high intensity interval training(hiit) will help you burn fat very effectively.Also correction of hormonal imbalances will help. ...Read more

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What are the most effective ways for me to lose weight fast without exercise?

What are the most effective ways for me to lose weight fast without exercise?

Daily activities: Make your daily activities more difficult - take the stairs, park further away, bike/ walk to work/ store, sit on a swiss ball/ at your desk and stand up every time you answer the phone, or lunge/ hop/ jump from place to place in your house. Things like these may seem small and silly, but the increased calorie burn can add up over time. Don't forget a healthy diet! ...Read more

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I want to lose weight fast because i tried many diets and ways but nothing seems to work, i even tried marijuan?

I want to lose weight fast because i tried many diets and ways but nothing seems to work, i even tried marijuan?

Modify strategy: Please consider that rapid weight loss is not only unhealthy but also unlikely to provide sustained results. You will be more likely to succeed if you gradually lose weight with reduction in calorie intake, adding healthy exercise, stopping drugs and alcohol, and taking care of your body. With these daily habits you will lose weight and keep it off. Get with a nutritionist for more help. Good luck. ...Read more