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What is a good breakfast cereal to have when trying to lose weight?

What is a good breakfast cereal to have when trying to lose weight?

Oatmeal: Old fashion oats are a good choice. A half cup (dry) serving has 150 calories, 4 grams of fiber (helps fill you up), 5 grams of protein (helps keep you feeling full) and only 1 gram of sugar. You might want to add additional protein like egg whites (20 calories and 5 grams of protein/per egg white). Having protein at breakfast and with every meal helps keep you feeling full longer. ...Read more

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Dr. Ira Katz
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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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If i eat the "special k" cereal for only breakfast will i lose weight?

If i eat the "special k" cereal for only breakfast will i lose weight?

See below: Each pound of weight has 3600 calories in it. To lose weight you must lose then 3600 calories to lose 1 pound your specil k can tell you how many calories that you are eating-but you do not say what else you are eating throughout the day-so whether are losing weight or not is dependent on the number of calories you consume per day vs the number expended and on the average that is 1800-200 per da. ...Read more

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Can eating cereal for breakfast and lunch help to lose weight?

Can eating cereal for breakfast and lunch help to lose weight?

Cereal is a carb: and too many carbs promote weight gain. Proteins such as eggs, cheese, nuts, and also fruit are much better. How is your exercise? Walking is good. Peace and good health. Make sure you use natural peanut butter, not regular peanut butter that contains sugar and preservatives. ...Read more

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My dr said I'm borderline diabetic what would be good thing to eat for breakfast if I'm trying to lose weight also?

My dr said I'm borderline diabetic what would be good thing to eat for breakfast if I'm trying to lose weight also?

Please continue to: listen to your doc. Low carb and cinnamon on whatever you can put it on may be helpful. Check w/doc. Peace and good health. Don't forget protein or you may become tired if you do low carb only. Six small meals rather than three larger ones can help. Oatmeal is a carb and bananas are high in carbs. Nuts high in ;protein. ...Read more

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Why is eating breakfast good to lose weight?

Why is eating breakfast good to lose weight?

Breakfast: It's not just breakfast. 3 normal or 5 smaller meals a day can help with your weight because it maintains your metabolism. If you don't eat the whole day and then have a large dinner late at night, it slows your metabolism and makes your body hang onto as much energy (calories, fat, etc) as possible. At the very least, have 3 meals a day. Add in some exercise and you are off to a good start. ...Read more

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Whats a good healthy breakfast, lunch, & dinner to eat in order to lose weight?

Whats a good healthy breakfast, lunch, & dinner to eat in order to lose weight?

6 feedings a day: Keeps your belly down. As a rule, avoid simple carbs and simple fats, always combine carbs with protein, good fats and fiber in each feeding, and drink plenty of water. Exercise at least 20-30 mins a day. ...Read more

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Is brown bread and peanut butter a good option for breakfast..Especially if my goal is to lose weight and shape my body?How many servings in general?

Is brown bread and peanut butter a good option for breakfast..Especially if my goal is to lose weight and shape my body?How many servings in general?

Losing weight: To lose weight, get ur resting metabolism rate done(weight loss centers do this). This determines the total number of calories you need to lose 1-2lbs/week. Decreasing 500cal/day will give you a 1lb wt loss in 1wk; drink water (1/2 your body weight), eat small meals about 150-200cal 2-4x/(depending on your metabolism rate) and 500cal/meal at night: lean protein/veggies; avoid carbs, . ...Read more

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Is there any health danger to skipping breakfast if you are not trying to lose weight?

Food is our obvious: Source of energy. There is an old proverb that says " eat breakfast like a king, lunch like a prince and supper like a pauper" the body is very forgiving but you begin to notice differences as you get older. ...Read more