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Weight Watcher Points Plus Complete Food List
I have been following the Weight Watchers program stricly for about 20 days and I have picked up weight instead of losing. I am not exercising.
Have you had your Thyroid levels checked?
Maybe your metabolism is causing you the problem.
Need a check up with a Doctor. ...Read more
Here is one: This site will give you lists: http://www. Exercise4weightloss. Com/zero-point-foods. Html. ...Read more
Help please? I want to know what are some other ingredients in foods that I should watch out for when trying to lose weight?
To Lose Weight:
I understand your desire to lose weight.
Eat Balanced Diet:
Take fruits, vegetables and whole grains.
Limit saturated fat, found in meat, cheese and butter.
Avoid fried foods, chips, cakes and cookies.
Use olive oil and coconut oil.
Have fish, nuts and certain vegetable oils.
At home, slim down your portion sizes.
In restaurants, share meals, or eat half your meal
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I bet you cannot tell me one food I can eat that will have many calories to gain 4 pounds of weight with little or no sugar (need to watch glucose)?
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Peanut Butter, Almond Butter, Cashew Butter, etc.....
All of these are high in calories and low in sugar. Eat them directly from the spoon throughout the course of the day or make a smoothie with unsweetened coconut milk, protein powder, several tablespoons of the nut butter of your choice and ice. An extra 500 calories a day will likely get you a one pound wt gain in a week. ...Read more
Trying to lose weight. How do you know when your body is craving food vs hungry, thirsty, or too hungry (sick)? What signs should I watch for?
Foods to help w: Healthy weight gain: almonds, cashews, pecans, sunflower seeds, flax seeds, walnuts, hummus, avocados, granola, trail mix, dried fruits, extra virgin olive oil, canola oil, protein shakes, protein bars, lean meats, poultry, fish, smoothies (w added silken tofu or powdered milk), greek yogurt (full –fat), pasta/ bagels & use of juice rather than soda. Some people add whey proteins. ...Read more
What is a small list of everyday foods that I can eat without carbohydrates that will help me lose weight?
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Iam taking contrave to loss weight and Iam supposed to have 30 grams of protein and 30 G of carbs a day I need a list of food with low protein?
Dietician: My advice is to see a registered dietician at your local hospital. She will determine your ideal weight, calculate what your daily calorie intake should be considering your usual level of physical activity, critique your current eating habits and outline a proper sample diet especially for you. Usually only one or two visits are sufficient. You can be given a list of foods with their protein level ...Read more
That list is far too: Long for me to provide to you in 400 characters or less. This site will give you lists: http://www. Exercise4weightloss. Com/zero-point-foods. Html. ...Read more
Can you please guide me on foods to reduce cholesterol or healthy to eat while watching your cholesterol?
Cholesterol: Basically avoid red meat and any organ meat ie liver tongue pancreas etc. Cut out eggs and fatty chesses. Stick to lean poultry and fish. 2 to 3 oz of wine can raise the good cholesterol. ...Read more
I've lost 34 lbs want to lose 50 more. I watch my calories and log my food and exercise 6 days a week but hit a plateau. What do I do?
Control your carbs: Congratulations on your success! Now it's time to put positive lifestyle habits in place that will keep you healthy (that's how you get to a proper weight). The bottom line is to eat real food. There are 2 good places to go to learn what that means: primal and paleo lifestyles. Stop counting calories and start controlling starches and sugars (no more than 100 grams of total carbs/day). ...Read more
Can you help control flare ups by watching what you eat when you have colitus? In other words can certain foods contribute to the problem?
Diet affects symptom: Mean ulcerative colitis or crohn's colitis, not"spastic" or "mucus" colitis (misnomers for irritable bowel syndrome, no inflammation in the colon)? Diet doesn't cause ibd, but can worsen the symptoms. Diet not worsen the actual inflam. But, it may be helpful to limit fats, land fats (omega 6), emphasize marine fats (omega 3): may help decrease infl. No spicy food. May be lactose intoll ccfa. Org. ...Read more
High cholesterol: Hi. High cholesterol generally shows a rather poor response to dietary intervention. It helps to know your overall profile. If "high" is due to HDL, no problem. If "high" is due to LDL, it helps to cut saturated fat out of diet (cutting cholesterol has little effect). Healthy diet & ideal body weight also help the LDL be the large, buoyant LDL (less dangerous than the small, dense LDL). Good lucK! ...Read more
I have a trip coming up. I believe I suffer from ibs. Are there any foods I should watch out for?
History predicts....: ....The future. Generally those with ibs know well what they can and cannot eat. And this list will remain the same on your trip. I would not be adventurous on the dietary front unless you are will to pay the price of a flare of your ibs. ...Read more
Problem, as well as having to watch the salt intake_and apparently acid food. Would any type of fish be okay?
Fish is healthy: Fish is healthy - how it is packaged and presented matters. Fish in cans likely has salt. Fish in tins like sardines has salt. Fresh fish won't have salt and is not acidic. Frozen fish likewise is safe for you. Avoid fried fish. ...Read more
Yes: Fat is burned the slowest and reguires the least energy to be burned. Try to eat more proteins. ...Read more
What can you tell me about prozac (fluoxetine)? What are the usual side effects? What should I watch out for? Do I have to take it with food?
Any idea why I'm underweight? I eat normally or so I believe I am. I no longer watch for calories and fats on food. I don't excerise much either.
I'm lactose intolerant. Eventho I watch intake, iget diarrhea sometimes if I overdo it, does my body excrete the food just ate along w/those calories?
Lactose intolerant: If you are lactose intolerant, you will have diarrhea and/or other symptoms every time you eat dairy products. Your body will retain some of the other food, but you'll be losing some nutrients and electrolytes from the diarrhea. There are other milks available -- such as almond, coconut, and soy. Some people use lactaid (lactose free) products too. Http://www. Lactaid. Com/products. ...Read more
Please help with chronic bloatedness & gas. Have tried Probiotics, Activated Charcoal & Bavispas But not helping. I exersice daily & watch food intake?
Bloating: A good next step is to be tested for food sensitivity and avoid the offending foods. At the top of that list is often wheat and dairy. Great Plains Laboratory in KS USA has a good food sensitivity panel. Peace and good health. ...Read more
Heard you're supposed to eat good foods like avocado, olive oil, etc. But those are high in calories? Is it better to watch cal intake or eat healthfat
Healthy fats in mod.:
Avocado is an extremely healthy food- see http://tinyurl. Com/3afn8ap
Olive oil is healthier than most other oils but its benefits are exaggerated- see http://tinyurl. Com/kj8rim
One should not avoid a healthy food just because it is a good source of healthy fats. The question of a low-fat vs. low carb diet is complex but one should choose healthy fats & healthy carbs. See http://tinyurl. Com/nq4sx63 ...Read more