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Dr. Lynne Weixel
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Lose Weight (Definition)

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 can you do to lose weight fast and forever?

What can you do to lose weight fast and forever?

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

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What can I do to healthily lose weight?

What can I do to healthily lose weight?

Identify what matter: To motivate yourself to lose weight, identify why it is really important to you. Go beyond the usual because "i want to be healthy" or "i want to look good." ask yourself why do you want those things? How important are they to you? What are you willing to do to succeed? Once you have your answers, develop a process with the help of a professional that will hold you accountable and go for it! ...Read more

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What can I do to lose weight?

What can I do to lose weight?

Diet and exercise: Exercise, exercise, exercise....Increase your exercise to 5-6 times per week at least 30 minutes to an hour and get your heart rate up. Once you are in the groove, add some muscle strengthening to your routine. This needs to be a permanent lifestyle change for you. Additionally lower your calorie intake and count your calories on a website like fatsecret.Com or sparkpeople.Com. Drink more h20! ...Read more

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What can I do to lose weight?

What can I do to lose weight?

100 cal/day rule....: Rather trying to calculate how much you eat daily, and try to eat less remember that eating 100 cal/day less, each day, for 1m will cause drop of 1 lb./ m. So if eat 2 pieces of bread less each day, or its equivalent, you'll lose 2 lbs / m. ...Read more

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What can I do to lose weight?

What can I do to lose weight?

Eat less: Is the obvious answer but smaller portions, healthier food along with a good solid exercise program. A good personal trainer or a gym that offers both of these services are a great place to start. ...Read more

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What can I do to gain weight fast?

What can I do to gain weight fast?

Not too fast!: Eat healthy high calorie foods. Eat 6 meals/day. Work on strength training to build your 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

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What can I do to lose fat fast?

What can I do to lose fat fast?

Takes time: Make sure you exercise at least 90 minutes a day, don't skip meals, avoid soda, juice, dairy, alcohol and fried foods. Eat a healthy well balanced diet! also water, organic vegetable broth, green leafy vegetables, natural pickles, apples are great to fill you up so you dont feel hungry and they are very low in calories. Being overweight can increase ur risk of hypertension, diabetes, sleep apnea. ...Read more

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What should I do to lose weight fast besides exercise?

What should I do to lose weight fast besides exercise?

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

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How to know what exercises can I do to lose weight fast?

How to know what exercises can I do to lose weight fast?

Cardio Mix: If you adipose tissue that you'd like to lose then consider an increase in cardio and a balanced diet. However, do not always do the same exercise or you will increase your risks for stress injuries. Mix things up with running, biking, swimming, or circuit training. Ultimately you need to burn more than you consume. ...Read more

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What exercise do I do to lose weight quickly?

What exercise do I do to lose weight quickly?

Both CV & endurance : One need to focus on losing fat not just weight. You need to do daily cardiovascular and about 2 times per week of strength training. One need to increase lean body mass and lose fat. If you can do that you will lose percent body fat. You may not have net total weight gain but you will definitely wear less size clothing when you lower percentage of body fat. ...Read more

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I want to lose weight easy and fast how can I do it?

I want to lose weight easy and fast how can I do it?

Fast weight loss: Depends on how much you want or need to lose. Eating healthy and a lot of exercise might yield a 2lbs per week loss. Losing much more than that probably indicates losing water weight which isn't necessarily healthy. If you do a crash diet to lose weight rapidly, you are at risk of regaining all of it back and more. Healthy eating and exercise is the key. ...Read more

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What can I do to lose weight quickly and safely?

What can I do to lose weight quickly and safely?

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

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What are things I can do to lose weight fast?

What are things I can do to lose weight fast?

Diet & exercise: Make sure you exercise at least 30 minutes a day, don't skip meals, avoid soda, juice, dairy, alcohol and fried foods. Eat a healthy well balanced diet! also water, organic vegetable broth, green leafy vegetables, natural pickles, apples are great to fill you up so you dont feel hungry and they are very low in calories. ...Read more

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What can I do to loose body weight fast?

What can I do to loose body weight fast?

Excercise: Best way is slow lose, not fast , and through watching diet and exercise . Counting calorie helps, increase water to 8 cups per day if possible.Be aware of intake of food and be aware that i pound is equal to 3500 calorie so saving 500 calorie per day will translate to 1 pound loss per week. ...Read more

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What can I do to lose water weight?

What can I do to lose water weight?

Exercise: Healthy eating and exercise will be the safest way. Use of water pill without HTN or peripheral edema is not considered standard medical care. ...Read more

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What are things i can do to lose weight fast without exercises?

What are things i can do to lose weight fast without exercises?

Cardio Mix: If you adipose tissue that you'd like to lose then consider an increase in cardio and a balanced diet. However, do not always do the same exercise or you will increase your risks for stress injuries. Mix things up with running, biking, swimming, or circuit training. Ultimately you need to burn more than you consume. ...Read more

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How to know what exercises can I do to lose belly fat?

How to know what exercises can I do to lose belly fat?

No selective loss: There is not a non-surgical approach to preferentially remove fat from one part of the body. However exercise can be used to tone & sculpt the underlying muscle. ...Read more

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What can I do to gain healthy weight?

What can I do to gain healthy weight?

Balanced diet: Though some patients augment their intake with high-calorie drinks (ensure) and bars, a cheaper approach would be to eat more nutrient-rich foods that ones enjoys as part of his/her diet. Consulting with a nutritionist would determine if a diet is balanced. In the meantime, following healthy eating guidelines from the cdc would be helpful http://www.Cdc.Gov/healthyweight/healthy_eating/index.Html. ...Read more