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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 the average weight loss after the first day of juice fast?

What is the average weight loss after the first day of juice fast?

That depends on the : Juice fast. If one drank lots of fruit juices - they may actually gain weight. Usually > vegetable juices are recommended for a juice fast. ...Read more

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If I do the insanity the weight loss program 2 times a week, will that work?

Workout: Its best to be evaluated by a physician before beginning an rigorous exercise program, especially insanity. I have done this program and it is not a joke. Please get evaluated first. ...Read more

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What is the average weight for a 16 yrs old girl. Im like 5`6 and weigh 180lb. What can I do to lose weight before august?

Body mass index: For adults >20yo, we use body mass index (http://www.Cdc.Gov/healthyweight/assessing/bmi/adult_bmi/english_bmi_calculator/bmi_calculator.Html) to determine appropriate weight for height regardless of age & gender. For children, it's trickier as appropriate weight for height (bmi percentile) also depends upon age & gender. Check out http://apps.Nccd.Cdc.Gov/dnpabmi/ to enter your data to interpret. ...Read more

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I'm a 182 pound female trying to lose weight doing insanity. What are appropriate calories to consume daily?

I'm a 182 pound female trying to lose weight doing insanity. What are appropriate calories to consume daily?

Follow the diet: Insanity has its own diet program. Follow that closely. It will fuel your body for some very intense workouts and provide enough calories to sustain you. ...Read more

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I weigh 200 pounds i just got done doing insanity workout dvd, my goal is to lose weight, is it bad to eat less than a handful of cashews and a cup of greek yogurt?

I weigh 200 pounds i just got done doing insanity workout dvd, my goal is to lose weight, is it bad to eat less than a handful of cashews and a cup of greek yogurt?

Balance: I hope you are eating more than a handful of cashews and a cup of yogurt per day. Remember you need to keep track of calories in vs. Calories out but you should not go on a very low calorie diet without supervision of a physician. ...Read more

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Could insanity works to lose weight?

Yes: Severe psychiatric disorders--with delusions and hallucinations, severe major depression with/ without psychosis, signifcant biipolar disorder all severly impair functioning. Interfere with sleep and may oftten interfere with appetite and decrease general activity. All these factors may decrease wt. ; overall impaired funcdtioning.--wi/passivity, inactivity. Low energy ; anhedonia effect wt. ...Read more

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Wondering if the workout insanity be for losing weight or getting abs?

Wondering if the workout insanity be for losing weight or getting abs?

Both: Insanity is a high intensity interval workout which should achieve your goals of losing weight and improving your abs. It is an intense workout though, so you may want to talk to your doctor about it first. ...Read more

Dr. Katharine Cox
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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