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I have so much trouble loosing weight. I diet and excersise?

I have so much trouble loosing weight. I diet and excersise?

Calories in excess: The saying is that to lose weight to a more ideal body mass index(bmi), calories expended have to be greater than calories consumed. Muscle weighs more than fat. Aerobic exercise combined with strength training and proper nutrition are key components. I recommend signing up at a reputable gym and hire a trainer to go through the entire basic program to achieve your goals. It's $$ well spent. ...Read more

Dr. Arthur Heller
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Diet (Definition)

refers to all the physical matter humans (like all living creatures) must take in on a recurring basis; only partially for energy. Like all life on planet humans are open systems which keep tearing down their structure & require intake of atoms/molecules from which to rebuild their structure. Intestinal lining cells replaced ~every 3 days. CaPO4 in bones ~every 6 years, ...Read more


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What's your opinion on weight watcher diet?

What's your opinion on weight watcher diet?

Good system: Weight watchers is one of the most consistent weight loss programs in history. Their program has helped thousands of people to lose weight, generally in a sensible way. Weight watchers has continued to stay up-to-date offering more and more flexibility with their plans. It can be expensive though. ...Read more

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How to lose weight through diet?

How to lose weight through diet?

Weight loss: To lose weight insure that calories burned > calories consumed. Drink at least 8 - 8 oz glasses of water per day. Try for 8 hours of sleep/night. Aim for at least 5 servings of vegetables & 4 servings of fruit per day. Use whole grain when possible. Avoid sodas, alcohol & junk carbohydrates. Get in a good mix of aerobic & weight lifting exercises. BUT - at age 17- do you actually need to lose? ...Read more

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I am 36 yrs , how to loose weight by diet?

I am 36 yrs , how to loose weight by diet?

Try My Plan Below:: 1.Set realistic goals (1-2lbs/wk) 2.Try app like "myfitnesspal" to track calories ; make healthier food choices. 3.Plan meals-make weekly healthy menu ; shopping list. Prepare your own meals. 4.Schedule regular exercise regimen (3-5x+/wk; 30+min/day). Try app like "runkeeper" to track. Hire trainer and/or get an exercise buddy to safely push you. 5.Get adequate sleep 6.Surround self with +support. ...Read more

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How can i lose weight without diet or exercise?

How can i lose weight without diet or exercise?

Eat less: Eat less, move more you dont have to exercise to move more- you can park further away at the supermarket. Eating less is important if you want to lose weight. Find out how many calories you need and eat 200 less a day, find ways to decrease fat in your diet. Also try to avoid sugar drinks ...Read more

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Can you still have diabetes at a healthy weight or diet?

Can you still have diabetes at a healthy weight or diet?

Yes: There are lean people who have diabetes. Sometimes they've had type i diabetes from childhood, where the pancreas just doesn't produce insulin. Type ii diabetes happens more often in overweight adults because of Insulin resistance. ...Read more

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What do you recommend I do to lose weight, like diet wise?

What do you recommend I do to lose weight, like diet wise?

Lose 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. Be physically active with both cardio ; weight training. ...Read more

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Is it possible to lose weight with diet and no extra exercise?

Is it possible to lose weight with diet and no extra exercise?

Absolutely: Diet and behavioral changes are the most important part of weight-loss, however exercise helps lose the fat from the sites that are necessary and to improve the muscle tone and function of the heart and other organs. ...Read more

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Could you lose weight by diet only with no additional excercise?

Could you lose weight by diet only with no additional excercise?

Yes: Calorie restriction works. At some point however, you body will reach a plateau where it may not continue to lose weight. At that point, some form of activity might help you to continue in your weight loss program. ...Read more

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I am 42 years old weight 88 height 173 cms. Bedridden for slip disc need advice on weight and diet control please?

I am 42 years old weight 88 height 173 cms. Bedridden for slip disc need advice on weight and diet control please?

Lifestyle and Diet: The most effective diet per my experience treating over 1000 obese individuals is a low carbohydrate ketogenic (fat burning) diet meaning your meals will be mostly lean protein and very little carbohydrates (from fruits and veggies) and plant and fish based fat sources. You need to keep the carbohydrates below 40 grams/day. Also exercise (yoga, interval training, walking, running) would help. ...Read more