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Weight Loss Diets For Senior Citizens
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Losing Weight is also known as Lose weight. 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
How can I find a fitness instructor and a weight loss consultant who specializes in senior citizens?
Do you think that it's proper to me to go on a diet now to lose weight when I am at third grade of senior high? Thanks!
Moderate protein: The most important thing for seniors is to maintain muscle mass with any weight loss program, should have a goal of at least .4 grams protein per pound of body weight per day as a minimum. I suggest a program with about 20% of daily calories coming from protein, this saves muscle and bone. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Walk: A good exercise program for seniors is walking. Start slow in distance and pace and gradually increase both over a period of weeks to avoid overuse injuries.Remember to stretch hamstrings, quads, and calf muscles before and after u walk. Adding some basic sit- ups and push-ups to this will add core and upper body strength. Best of Luck! ...Read more
Worried i was losing weight because of another reason but i had changes my diet and was exercising. Went bk to old diet no loss in 2 weeks. Am i ok?
Yes: This is simple arithmetic. If you are taking in more calories than you are consuming you will gain weight, and to the contrary if you're taking in less you will lose weight. If you want to lose more weight then either eat less or exercise more and burn more calories. Otherwise no problem. Keep up the good work. Am impressed at your dedication. ...Read more
Varies: Men can lose weight easier than women due to the increased muscle mass but if not done carefully, men often lose muscle mass resulting in more body fat. Eat 500cal less per day, exercise 150min/week with weight training at least 2x/week, eat protein rich and good carbs, avoid the alcohol since you lose muscle mass and drink water. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Im on a weight loss progrm that i made myself but even i know cola is bad, there is "light" cola, 0.5kcal. Is it still bad for my diet? How oftn can i
Water water: Everything in moderation. What ever food or liquid you are putting in your body. Ask yourself does this have any nutritional value? Does light cola have any nutritional value? I applaud you for trying a weight loss program that you made yourself. Keep a food diary for 2 weeks of all substances you eat or drink. Take it to a dietician or nutritionist to review. Soon you will not crave Cola... ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Just be sensible.: The real key to weight loss is to just watch the size of your portions at meals, eat healthy, and exercise regularly. There's no radical diet or exercise plan or pill that will magically give you meaningful and sustained weight loss. The ol' fashioned way is still be best way to lose weight for the long term. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Yes they are: Women who drink 12 oz. Diet soda have a 33% increased risk of type 2 diabetes & those who dink 20 oz. Have 66% increased risk! they cause increased Insulin release, slow metabolism & cause cravings for carbs. Studies show diet sodas are even more unhealthy than sodas with sugar, which are also really unhealthy. Avoid both! http://www.Huffingtonpost.Com/dr-mark-hyman/diet-soda-health_b_2698494.Html. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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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