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Weight Watchers Points For Chicken Wings
How scientifically-based do you think weight watchers is? It calculates points based on protein, fat, carbs, fiber. Fruits/vegs have no points.
Hypoglycemia only: Exists if you have diabetes and are on an incorrect dose of medication. Otherwise, there is no such thing in the absence of end-stage cancer, kidney or liver disease, or prior stomach or GI surgery. The diagnosis of hypoglycemia is made frequently and incorrectly in many people. It is not really hypoglycemia, and not dangerous but a normal body reaction if you're obese. Eat less/lose weight. ...Read more
My diet is 35% fat (from chicken, turkey, fish &nuts), 35% carbs and 30% protein I do strength training & cardio 4 days/wk. Weight gain probable?
It is math: Caloric intale minus basal metabolic rate minus calories burned from activity. If it is a plus you add weight if minus you loose. ...Read more
Yes: Eat healthy high calorie foods. Eat 6 meals/day. Work on strength training to build large muscle groups. Workout w heavier weights w fewer repetitions. Sleep at least 8 to 9 hrs/night. Hydrate well w water. 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, ...Read more
Sure, but...: Eating more of anything can help you gain weight. Better to eat more calories but maintain a balanced diet with added fats and proteinsm as well as carbs. Also, important to exercise (especially muscle-building) so as not to just increase percent body fat alone. Look for high calorie, high nutrient foods like nuts, potatoes, fish, etc. ...Read more
Are 2 grilled marinated chicken legs, 2 big grilled potatoes and a salad plate too much for lunch (no bread) ?
Yes. 1 potato is: enough. Salad ok w/low fat dressing or small amount. ...Read more
I'm on a calorie restricted diet of 1300 calories? What are some healthy lunch ideas for losing weight to take to school?
Nutrient dense foods: Eat foods that are nutrient dense (like meat, fish, poultry, eggs, cheese, low starch vegatables and water) avoid foods that are not nutrient dense (like starches and sugars, including fruit) nutrient dense foods will increase your basal metabolic rate. On the other hand, starches and sugars impair thyroid metabolism via affects on your liver (which helps activate thyroid hormone). ...Read more
This lunch healthy for 18 y/o tryin 2 lose weight? 1 piece whole wheat bread, 1avacodo, slices of tomato/onion/bell pepper, & 4-6 oz chicken breast
OK but...: This is ok but if you really want to lose weight you might avoid the bread as less carbs will help; some feel gluten causes obesity so rice or quinoa might be better. I strongly advise organic chicken - see http://bit.Ly/19xax7e for the reasons. My favorite diet for weight loss and overall health is dr. Fuhrman's nutritarian diet- see http://bit.Ly/1dhw9ht don't forget to exercise. Good luck! ...Read more
Wanting to gain muscle, i get my protein from greek yogurt, Special K meal bars w/peanut butter, chicken, turkey. Is that enough? I'm very picky
I usually eat proteins like chicken breast , fish etc more than carbohydrates like rice , and some vegetables for lunch . Can i lose weight ?
Calories in n out: That's a good start but ... You basically need to burn more calories than you take in. Increase your exercise, choose healthier, less-caloric foods and drinks. The nice thing is that if u build more muscle you will even burn more calories while you sleep! and don't focus too much on weight. Focus more on pants-size, etc. Muscle weighs more than fat but that's ok--its good wt. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
100 cal each: For fried chicken wings, about 100 cal each. For ten, about 1000 cal. Too much. For grilled wing, about 60 cal each. Better choice. ...Read more
I'd like help accomplishing my health goals in 2015: Losing Weight, Eating a Low-Fat Diet, Overcoming Obesity?
Can you gain muscle and burn fat by eating Italian food? I eat dough and cheese, but I stay within a calorie budget of 2200 cal. I'm 16 & male
You can help build: Muscle w/protein and burn fat w/exercise. Exercise will also help you to build muscle because we tear muscle fibers apart when exercising and when the grow back together they create more muscle mass. Peace and good health. Higher protein and lower carb can be good but see doc first. Italian food can be high carb. ...Read more
Yet another question about weight loss and toning up? Are peanuts and almonds a good low carb snack?
Yes, but calories: These are good low carbohydrate snacks, and are okay in moderation. Both have high fat content. Each almond has about ten calories. ...Read more
How can I get slim on a low-cost diet of $1.59 jumbo jacks (grilled chicken sandwiches are too expensive)?
How much food?: The key to losing weight is to reduce caloric intake by reducing the amount of food eaten, and increase caloric expenditure by exercise, to induce a negative caloric balance. You may lose weight by eating lean cuisine as long as you are getting to a negative caloric balance. ...Read more
Eat light, walk daily, gain no more weight than in pregnancy (23 lb) over lifespan. Is this a healthy lifestyle?
How much weight can one lose in 2 weeks using a lemon diet, eating no carbs, exercising, and waterdiet?
Don't try it: Never try to lose more than 2 pounds per week. Your body needs 40 essential nutrients every day: 13 vitamins, 15 minerals, 10 Amino Acids from protein and 2 fatty acids. If you do a fad fast like the one you describe, every day, some cells in your body will die of starvation. Use a reputable meal substitute formula like ensure, boost or glucerna, instead. ...Read more
Weight loss: With your height and weight you are not too bad. Please go on-line to Body Mass Index (BMI) and calculated your index. It won't be much more than 25 which is OK. If you don't like the result plan to lose 1/2 a pound a week.till you are down 10 pound. If you drop your weight too quickly you are likely to get it back quickly. Don't forget to exercise. ...Read more
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