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What do I need to evaluate in my life when starting a weight loss plan?

What do I need to evaluate in my life when starting a weight loss plan?

Weight loss: Also focus on a low glycemic index(<40) diet.Eat until you are satisfied, not full , eating every 3 hours.Drink plenty of water.Make sure you have labwork checking your hormones-any deficiencies need correcting.The majority of your carbohydrate intake should be vegetables .Eat mufa fats. ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Losing 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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Please describe a good weight loss plan for me?

Please describe a good weight loss plan for me?

Weight loss: Eat healthfully ; be physically active. Aim for 7.5 to 8 hrs of sleep / night. Hydrate w at least 64 oz of water / day. Calories burned must > calories consumed.You can mix ; match different kinds of physical exercise. This site helps determine calories burned for > 100 activities: http://www.Prohealth.Com/weightloss/tools/exercise/calculator1_2.Cfm. ...Read more

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Please describe a good and fast weight loss plan?

Please describe a good and fast weight loss plan?

Not fast: 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. Do both cardio & weight training. ...Read more

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What is the number one weight loss plan to follow?

What is the number one weight loss plan to follow?

No quick fix: The best program for weight loss focuses on education and provides ongoing support. Go to www.Drnewton.Tsfl.Com and spend some time looking a the take shape for life program. You can send me an email from there if you are interested in learning more about the program. I can coach you through the program. ...Read more

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Will i need soups for part of healthy weight loss plan?

Will i need soups for part of healthy weight loss plan?

Yes, it: You eat fewer total calories than you burn off. It's 3500 calories to the pound. Soups don't have much fiber or other nutrition, however, and can contain a lot of salt, which may not be good for you. Check w/a dietitian and eat a well-balanced diet plus exercise. ...Read more

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What other things would i need to add in weight loss plan?

What other things would i need to add in weight loss plan?

Diet/exercise: Are the only two things you need, although motivation and will power, plus support will help. Eat less, exercise more and burn off 3500 calories to lose a pound. Good luck. ...Read more

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Ultimate weight loss plan for losing 35 pounds in 7 months?

Ultimate weight loss plan for losing 35 pounds in 7 months?

Difficult: To lose 35 pounds in 7 mos, at 3500 calories to the pound, you would have to burn off 625 calories a day that you didn't take in. That very very difficult for most people. That's eating a lot less or increasing your activity by more than 6 miles of walking/day. ...Read more

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Who should I seek for support in establishing a weight loss plan?

Who should I seek for support in establishing a weight loss plan?

Start with MD: Check for underlying medical/health issues. Registered dietician can be helpful (insurance covers if for diabetes, some other health issues). Avoid fad diets. Lots of available ones that can work; all require ongoing physical activity (i didn't say exercise) to be successful. Weight watchers, dash diet. Org, zone etc all have something to offer. Remember: diet, from the greek: way of life. ...Read more

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Is there a good way for me to measure myself for my weight loss plan?

Is there a good way for me to measure myself for my weight loss plan?

Weight: Mostly, all you need to follow is weight. There are easy ways to check %body fat, but this is often inaccurate and confusing. You can also measure waist, thigh, hips, etc. When you lose weight, it mostly comes off all over. There may be days when you pick up some water bloat, or otherwise are discouraged by your weight. An improved waist/thigh measurement may may you feel better. ...Read more

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What would be the most common important components of a successful weight loss plan?

What would be the most common important components of a successful weight loss plan?

Many: Education, eat less, exercise more, avoid snack food, fatty food, junk food. Avoid supplements and fads. Learn to eat and exercise properly for the rest of your life. See a good registered dietitian. Programs like weight watchers can provide valuable support. Good luck. ...Read more

Dr. Louis Gallia
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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