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What is a good plan for losing weight?

What is a good plan for losing weight?

Low glycemic diet: A low glycemic diet is the healthiest diet. This is basically a diet low in refined carbohydrates and processed foods; a diet high in fresh vegetables, some fruits and lean protein. You still have to pay attention to total caloric intake because although you want to take in "good calories", too many calories can cause weight gain. You also have to get moving! even just walking every day will help. ...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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What is a good weight loss diet/work out plan for me?

What is a good weight loss diet/work out plan for me?

See below: I would need to know much more about you to answer that basically if you exercise like walking 3 miles per day you will increase yor BMR making it easier to lose weight with mainmoa change in diet the same is true for more strenous exercise like running, treadmill or exerbike. ...Read more

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What is a good plan for muscle gain?

What is  a good plan for muscle gain?

Weights, eat right: Creatine is a safe and effective supplement to a well-thought-out program of resistance training and adequate protein intake without lots of extra calories. I hope you'll decide against anabolic steroids; i've known men who've tried them and all were sorry in the long run. Remember most women prefer a lean man with moderate muscle mass to a man who's "huge". Good luck with this project. ...Read more

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What is the best diet plan for losing weight?

What is the best diet plan for losing weight?

HCG/epigenetics: Hcg diet is the best way to acieve weight loss and epigenetic modification is best for keeping the weight off permanently. There is a new epigenetic modifier scheduled to launch this october. You can google gamma and nuskin. ...Read more

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Whats a good plan to lose weight for preteens?

Whats a good plan to lose weight for preteens?

Play more outside: A good place to start is to consult with her doctor. The doctor can identify healthy goals for weight-loss, provide support, and monitor progress. It can help if the whole family joins a weight-loss plan, which is really a healthy lifestyle plan regardless of weight. Increasing active playing and limiting time with social and sedentary entertainment media can help. Kids feel better moving more. ...Read more

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What is a good nutrition plan for gaining muscle?

What is a good nutrition plan for gaining muscle?

Eat variety: Eat from all food groups, fruits, vegetables, protein, whole grains, legumes, nuts, dairy. Eat a balanced meal- 20% protein, 60% complex carbohydrates and 20% from healthy fats like avocado, olive oil and polyunsaturated. To gain muscles, you need to challenge them with resistance training AND diet as suggested above- Good Luck to you. ...Read more

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What is a good weight loss plan for dialysis patients?

What is a good weight loss plan for dialysis patients?

Dialysis: If you are having your dialysis at the hospital I strongly recommend that you asked to be seen by a dietitian. If you dialyze at home you must surely see you nephrologist regularly in the clinic. Get her/his advice about diet or, as above, ask for a referral to a dietitian. ...Read more

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What is a good treatment for hypothyroidism and weight gain?

What is a good treatment for hypothyroidism and weight gain?

Weight Gain : Hypothyroidism can cause weight gain by slowing the basal metabolic rate. Identifying hypothyroidism early and treating appropriately should avoid any significant effects. Once treated, individuals with hypothyroidism should not gain weight beyond what anyone else would expect. Do not expect dramatic weight loss when the thyroid is corrected, that will still require calorie reduction. ...Read more

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What is a good weight loss pill?

What is a good weight loss pill?

Just be sensible.: The real key to weight loss is to just watch the size of your portions at meals, eat healthy, and exercise regularly. There's no radical diet or exercise plan or pill that will magically give you meaningful and sustained weight loss. The ol' fashioned way is still be best way to lose weight for the long term. Two pounds per week is a prudent rate of loss. ...Read more

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What is the best plan for loosing weight?

What is the best plan for loosing weight?

Weight loss: 3500 calories equal a pound. To lose weight is to cut the amount of calories you take in and increase the amount of calories you burn off with exercise. ...Read more

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What is a good weight loss program?

What is a good weight loss program?

Permanent change: Weight loss cannot be achieved in the long run without long term adjustments. Programs that make it all about 1 single thing (low fat) are usually not multidimensional approaches. A permanent lifestyle change is far more valuable in the long run (not being sedentary, changing how you eat, when and what you eat, etc). A good weight loss program is by definition personalized to you . ...Read more

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What is a good weight loss program?

What is a good weight loss program?

Diet and exercise: The best way to lose weight is eating a healthy, low-glycemic index (lean protein sources and colorful/green vegetables, avoiding starches and beverages with calories) diet and increasing your physical activity until you can exercise for 30 minutes a day. If you do this and maintain this change you should see steady weight loss. ...Read more

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What is a good diet and workout plan to lose weight this summer?

What is a good diet and workout plan to lose weight this summer?

Interval training: The best exercise you can do is a combination of cardio and strength training, called interval training. Using cardio and light weights you gain muscle. I use the nike training club app on my phone. There are likely interval classes at your local gym. If you calculate your calorie needs based on age/weight/height, you can determine # of calories to lose. My fitness pal is another great app. ...Read more

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What is a good prescribed weight loss pill?

What is a good prescribed weight loss pill?

Wt. loss pill: Weight loss clinics with work with u on exploring medication options, in conjunction with diet & activity & life-style changes schedules. ...Read more

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What is a good diet plan for teen boys wanting to lose weight?

What is a good diet plan for teen boys wanting to lose weight?

Eat low calorie food: Helpful weight loss foods are natural foods that take time to chew but contain few calories. Examples include carrots, celery, and leafy lettuce (without salad dressing). When shopping for fruits, buy small ones no bigger than a tennis ball, because fruits contain natural sugar. Drinks without calories include water and green tea. If one craves candy, he can chew sugarless gum. ...Read more

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What is a good diet to lose weight?

Whole foods: Eat lots of organic vegetables. Cut out sugar. Limit processed carbs. Carbs should be complex. Cook with coconut oil. Avoid soy oil. ...Read more

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What is a good way to calculate a healthy weight for your height?

What is a good way to calculate a healthy weight for your height?

Check With....: Check with your doctors or look at the cdc ( center for disease control ) website for standard numbers.Remember that there is a large variation. ...Read more

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What is a good thing to do for weight loss?

What is a good thing to do for weight loss?

Eat less move more: The ideal thing to do for weight loss is to eat less and move more. eating about 500 calories less a day will result in a one pound weight loss per week. Being active, will help preserve muscle mass, so you lose fat and not muscle. ...Read more