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Doctor insights on: What Happens To Fat Cells When A Person Loses Weight

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What happens to fat cells when you lose weight?

What happens to fat cells when you lose weight?

They shrink.: It's presumed that when we lose weight, fat cells shrink rather than go away. That's one of the reasons why gaining weight back is fairly easy. ...Read more

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How can someone who's been fat since birth lose weight? Aren't there too many fat cells already?

How can someone who's been fat since birth lose weight? Aren't there too many fat cells already?

Lower caloric intake: Losing weight is conceptually easy but very difficult in the real world. If you can calorie count, the goal is to ingest fewer calories than you burn up. All diets do this but the hard thing is to stick to it. You will need nutritional advice, a doctor's help, exercise program and diligent removal of extra calorie food from your house. Sometimes behavioral therapy is warranted. Good luck. ...Read more

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Can tumors cause your body not to lose weight? My body doesn't lose weight. I don't know what's wrong with it but my fat cells don't decrease.

Can tumors cause your body not to lose weight? My body doesn't lose weight. I don't know what's wrong with it but my fat cells don't decrease.

Genetic: You probably have a lymphatic morphology (a way to classify body types). This means your lymphatics are dysfunctional and swell around fat giving a larger appearance and you have difficulty losing weight regardless of dieting. However, a tumor usually will make you lose weight unintentionally. ...Read more

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Where do fat cells "go" when you lose weight? Are they excreted? I doubt they 'turn into' muscle cells. Do they just "shrink? " want to understand.

Where do fat cells "go" when you lose weight? Are they excreted? I doubt they 'turn into' muscle cells. Do they just "shrink? " want to understand.

They shrink: The fat cells store fat. If the fat is used up, the cells shrink to a smaller size. If one overeats, there is more fat formed in the body. The fat cells take up that fat, growing bigger in the process. If the fat is again used up, the fat cells shrink in size again. ...Read more

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Dr. Mercola says that skipping breakfast can actually help you lose weight as you then burn off your fat cells. Is this true?

Dr. Mercola says that skipping breakfast can actually help you lose weight as you then burn off your fat cells. Is this true?

Not necessarily: Everyone is different. Eating 6 equal healthy meals with lots of plant food not typical american processed breakfast food with dairy, wheat and sugar is an excellent way to lose weight, keep blood sugar stable and avoid inflammatory bacteria in the GI tract which can contribute to weight gain. Add a good night sleep, movement through the day and stress management and you have a recipe for health. ...Read more

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Does a person need to eat any fat when trying to gain muscle and lose weight?

Does a person need to eat any fat when trying to gain muscle and lose weight?

Some fat,: Protein increase and monitor carbs, ideally you could use a nutritionist to assist. Some personal trainers are particulary good with targetted diet. It is always helpful to rememberthat diet overall must be balanced. ...Read more

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What's the best foods for a family if one person is trying to lose weight, while another is too skinny and wants to get fat?

What's the best foods for a family if one person is trying to lose weight, while another is too skinny and wants to get fat?

Count calories: There is no substitution for a healthy diet, regardless if the goal is weight gain or loss. Weight gain is achieved if the individual takes in more calories than he/she burns; weight loss happens when calories burned exceed calorie intake. Calculate calorie needs for each family member from the nih website then eat the same food. Dieter needs to exercise; supplement calories for the too skinny one. ...Read more

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How to lose those extra inches (fat) from the body if the weight of the person is normal......cardio can help to lose that??????

How to lose those extra inches (fat) from the body if the weight of the person is normal......cardio can help to lose that??????

Eating habits: Remember that every body, has a different distribution of fat. Even if your weight is normal, it's not uncommon to have fat distributed in a fashion that is undesirable. But besides surgical interventions like liposuction or other noninvasive techniques like CoolSculpting, there is no means of "spot" fat loss. It requires efforts at general weight loss where diet has more influence. ...Read more

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What are the usual and not so usual signs of relapsed Hairy Cell Leukemia? Can a person not lose weight and still be relapsing?

What are the usual and not so usual signs of relapsed Hairy Cell Leukemia? Can a person not lose weight and still be relapsing?

Yes but unspecific: If one had remission from chemotx or other modalities, hairy cell leukemia recurs a number of ways. This is one chronic B cell leukemia that affects blood, marrow, spleen and hence relapse may manifests as tummy fullness if spleen still present, weakness fatigue, infection symptoms like fever and chills, easy bruising if all blood elements depressed by leukemia. Considerflow c. tests in blood, call PMD, ...Read more

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What happens if you gain muscle and do weights without losing fat?

What happens if you gain muscle and do weights without losing fat?

Size & strength.: In that scenario, you'd tend to make gains in size and strength, but no definition. Health-wise, cardiovascular exercise, which is effective for fat loss, is better than strict weight training. ...Read more

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I am fat how can I lose weight?

I am fat how can I lose weight?

Slowly: Diet and exercise. Vegetables, fruit, protein - fish, poultry (chicken, turkey) - little red meat. Avoid sugar and starch (bread, potatoes, pasta, rice,) as much as possible. Eat 3-5x/day. Daily moderate exercise, but not so much that you "burn out" in enthusiasm or hurt. Lots of water. Go slowly. Adjust for gradual, but definite weight loss over the long run. That way you will have good habits. ...Read more

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Iam fat I want lose weight how?

Iam fat I want lose weight how?

High protein: Low carbs (complex carbs like vegetables are good), and good fat (olive oil, coconut oil, not transfats in junk food). Movement is crucial. Walking is good. Peace and good health. Please see doctor first to see if this is a good food plan for you. ...Read more

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I am fat, how do I lose weight.

I am fat, how do I lose weight.

Overall weight loss: With natural weight loss (by eating fewer calories and exercising more to use up stored fat), one loses fat from all body parts. It is hard to just lose the waist or the belly. Doing exercises to strengthen and build up the abdominal muscles can hold the tummy in better, which will improve the appearance of the tummy. Be sure to avoid sugar and simple starches (simple carbs). ...Read more

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Can cell food help you lose weight?

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Can cell food help you lose weight?

No: None of the holistic/naturalistic/homeopathic food supplements have any proven benefit in weight loss. It comes down to diet and exercise. ...Read more

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How is weight training help me lose fat?

How is weight training help me lose fat?

Add cardio.: Strength training will not help you lose too much fat. Add cardiovascular exercise to your routine to make your strength training more effective and to add the fat burning benefit. ...Read more

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Can doing yoga help lose fat and weight?

Can doing yoga help lose fat and weight?

Somewhat: Any movement can contribute to weight loss but yoga does not consume a lot of energy so while it is great for flexibility and meditation, it is not key to weight loss. Besides, your diet is the most important weight loss factor. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how a fat kid lose weight?

Can you tell me how a fat kid lose weight?

Weight loss: 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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I want to lose weight.? I become fat very easy

Exercise: Reset your metabolism and energy burn with regular exercise, which will increase your confidence and sense of well being. Start with regular walks and work up slowly. Remember you are making a lifestyle change. It takes about three weeks of application to mentally turn an activity into an habit. ...Read more

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How can I lose fat rolls with out losing weight?

How can I lose fat rolls with out losing weight?

Add muscle: Do very hard resistance training and stay hungry, take in enough protein, and you may be able to do this. You can't spot-reduce. ...Read more

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What is the fastest way I can lose weight (fat)?

Exercise and diet: Regular physical exercise and a good diet should do it. Make sure you want it and you'll be successful. ...Read more

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How can I lose weight but still be curvy (not fat)?

How can I lose weight but still be curvy (not fat)?

Diet and exercise: Following a good diet, and regular exercise is the best approach to good health, and a "good body." I don't know of any way to select where on your body you want to lose your weight. ...Read more

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How do I lose weight but gain a butt and thick body?

Body changes.: 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. Do both cardio & weight training. Don't know what you mean by "thick body"? You can work with a trainer to build your gluteal muscles. ...Read more

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How do I effectively lose weight (fat) without exercise?

How do I effectively lose weight (fat) without exercise?

Change your diet: Diet plays more important role in your weight than exercise. Regular exercise including weight lifting will help you acheive your goals more effectively and has other health benefits, but you can do with diet alone. Avoid gimmick diets and lose weight quick claims. There are no shortcuts to losing weight. ...Read more

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Why its hard to lose weight at a low body fat percentage?

Why its hard to lose weight at a low body fat percentage?

Why lose weight?: If your body fat, percentage is low, chances are that you don't need to lose, weight. That is why it is hard. Why are you trying? If you want to firm up, try doing weight bearing exercises and lifting. But trying to lose weight will probably only work against you. ...Read more

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What are some good diet to lose weight or I'll become fat?

What are some good diet to lose weight or I'll become fat?

Nutritionist??: 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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How to exercise and get toned while losing body fat and weight?

How to exercise and get toned while losing body fat and weight?

Combo exercise: To lose fat and get toned, exercise 150min/week. Mix it up with cardio and weight training. Improve your diet and eat less. Eat nutritionally rich but calorie low which means more plants, lean meats, and limited whole grain carbs. Drink water. ...Read more

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I'm very fat and I can't manage myslef to lose weight please any help?

Weight Loss: Weight loss is very difficult but important as obesity contributes to many health concerns. The bottom line is calories in vs calories out and one free tracking site is loseit. Com. Diets in general are just methods of restricting caloric intake with a certain set of "rules." long term diet success is hard so I recommend portion control, reducing liquid calories, and wise snacking plus exercise. ...Read more

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I would start to lose fat without losing weight. What is the ideal nutrition schedule?

I would start to lose fat without losing weight. What is the ideal nutrition schedule?

See a Dietician: But usually if u eat wright, fruit and vegetable instead of junk food, exersize and take 500 less calorie / day than u most likely will loose one lb /week. ...Read more

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To lose overall body fat, should I do weight training and cardio together or separately?

To lose overall body fat, should I do weight training and cardio together or separately?

Most people should.: Blended cardio/weight training programs are the best programs to achieve your desired goal. Expend more calories with cardio (lose fat) and with weight training, you gain muscle. The net outcome is a leaner more muscled you! ...Read more

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Will someone lose a lot of weight if they eat zero fats for a week and run 40 minutes per day?

Will someone lose a lot of weight if they eat zero fats for a week and run 40 minutes per day?

Maybe: You still have to burn more calories then you take in to lose weight. So if a person gorged on carbohydrates and proteins they might gain weight or stay the same weight despite the level of exercise and the lack of fat intake. ...Read more

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I feel very fat and try to lose weight but I can't stop eating. Do you have any advice for me?

I feel very fat and try to lose weight but I can't stop eating. Do you have any advice for me?

Cant stop eating: Change the foods you do eat!
eat as much raw veggies and fruits as you want and it will help suppress your appetite. ...Read more

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Will drinking 3 diet sodas a day make me fat? I feel as if I really need to lose some extra weight.

Will drinking 3 diet sodas a day make me fat? I feel as if I really need to lose some extra weight.

In a way, yes.: Even though they are "diet" sodas, they have actually been shown in studies to promote obesity anyway. It is unknown whether it is the sodas themselves or if it is the food that is often consumed with them (i.e. soda + burger). So you will need to go over what you are eating in a day, count up the calories, and see if that is the real problem rather than just the diet sodas. Good luck! ...Read more