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I am 401 pounds and 18 years old. I want to lose weight but I need to know the safest ways to go about doing this? Is walking the best way to begin?

I am 401 pounds and 18 years old. I want to lose weight but I need to know the safest ways to go about doing this? Is walking the best way to begin?

Good for you.: You are so smart to be starting this now! Make an appointment with your primary care provider to go over your own eating program. Unless there's some reason why you cannot exercise, walking will be your secret weapon. Just start with a short distance - like a block, and increase your walking every day. You will want to work up to an hour of exercise every day. Just think how you'll feel next year! ...Read more

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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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What's the best way for me to lose weight? Espically in my thighs and waist. I'm 18 years old and I weigh 120kg my height is 168cm.

What's the best way for me to lose weight? Espically in my thighs and waist. I'm 18 years old and I weigh 120kg my height is 168cm.

Knowledge: This is a life long issue. Learn about your diets calories. Start if you have not all ready a weekly fun exercise routine.

There is no magic here. Lots of fokes selling whatever.
Physics: you have to burn more calories than you consume... To lose wt. ...Read more

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What is the best diet plan for a 18 year old male looking to lose weight?

What is the best diet plan for a 18 year old male looking to lose weight?

No fried food: Lose the soda, fast food, sugar. Walk 10 mins and increase it by 5 minutes per day till 30. Bake, grill, and eat fruits and vegetables in between meals. Eat with a teaspoon, in a bowl not a plate. Exercise and eat together to encourage them. ...Read more

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Can you tell me some advice for an 18 year old trying to lose weight?

Can you tell me some advice for an 18 year old trying to lose weight?

Limit caloric intake: Taking in fewer calories as well as an ecercise program will help. Limit fats and carbos. ...Read more

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Can you tell me some good exercise routines for an 18 year old guy to lose weight?

Can you tell me some good exercise routines for an 18 year old guy to lose weight?

Cardio Mix: If you have adipose tissue that you'd like to lose then consider an increase in cardio and a balanced diet. However, do not always do the same exercise or you will increase your risks for stress injuries. Mix things up with running, biking, swimming, or circuit training. Ultimately you need to burn more than you consume. ...Read more

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I am an 18 year old. I have a 19 months old son. After birth I lost weight but now im even fatter then before. I want to lose weight. Please help.

Eat less/Exercise mo: Your body weight is affected by the daily energy balance...How much calories/energy you take in and how much you expend or burn. It is slow process, weight increases slowly and will take time tolose it. So you have to set your goals and persist with a disciplined approach of eating slightly less everyday and exercise/walk more daily. Avoid energy rich foods: sugars, fried foods and fats. ...Read more

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How do I encourage my 18 year old son to lose weight?

How do I encourage my 18 year old son to lose weight?

See details: If he lives with you, everyone in the house should institute a low carbohydrate diet. He cannot succeed if there are sodas, sweet, bread, pasta, desserts, ice cream, etc in the house. Throw them all out and do not permit anyone to bring them into the house. ...Read more

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What can I do to lose weight easier? I'm a daily active 18 year old man, but for some reason I'm not seeing any physical improvement.

Do you need to lose?: First i'd determine whether you need weight loss. Are you overweight? If so then a low calorie diet is the answer. Especially low in sugars. Only with diet and exercise can you hope to lose the weight. ...Read more

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I'm a 5'2 18 year old girl and my weight is 138.6. Is it possible that I can lose weight with jogging 30mins everyday w/ a low calorie diet? Thanks.

I'm a 5'2 18 year old girl and my weight is 138.6. Is it possible that I can lose weight with jogging 30mins everyday w/ a low calorie diet? Thanks.

Yes: Regular exercise like jogging and a healthy diet should help you lose a good amount of weight over time. I advise a diet low in simple carbs like sugar and grains and high in vegetables. One of the best diets to support weight loss is dr. Joel fuhrman's- see http://www. Drfuhrman. Com/library/are-you-a-nutritarian. Aspx
good luck! ...Read more

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What is the best way to lose weight as a 16 year old male at 6'4?

What is the best way to lose weight as a 16 year old male at 6'4?

Katz book: Disease proof by david katz, md is a good book for overall health. It contains lots of useful information about the way we eat and is written very clearly. Focus more on health and lab results than the number on the scale. Walking can be a great benefit also. You can do it. ...Read more

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What is the the best way to lose weight for a 14-year-old male?

What is the the best way to lose weight for a 14-year-old male?

Lifestyle changes: Weight is often a severe social challenge at this age. The basics are best - balanced diet, exercise, water not soda. If you have a strong family history of obesity and Type II diabetes ask your MD to perform a lipoprotein particle subset test to check his insulin resistance score. If elevated, early treatment with Metformin can help correct this metabolic problem.

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Can you tell me about the best way to lose weight for a 13 year old boy?

Can you tell me about the best way to lose weight for a 13 year old boy?

Is he obese or: Overweight? If yes, I would consult with his physician. If he is not overweight - please discourage weight loss just to be skinny. 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. Encourage him to do a mix of cardio workouts. ...Read more

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I'm a 31-year-old male what the best way to lose weight how many days should I exercise?

I'm a 31-year-old male what the best way to lose weight how many days should I exercise?

Katz book: Disease proof by david katz, md is a good book for overall health. It contains lots of useful information about the way we eat and is written very clearly. Focus more on health and lab results than the number on the scale. Walking can be a great benefit also. You can do it. Please see your doc first. I see that you have had back issues. Low carb and high protein works for some also. ...Read more

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What is the best way for a 45 year old lady to lose weight?

What is the best way for a 45 year old lady to lose weight?

↑Activity ↓FoodCarbs: When starting, build activity slowly. Cut food quantities, esp. All carbs (sugars), including fruits. Go hf/lc. Sat. Fat healthy despite advised against by “authorities” for decades (& driving obesity). Study: nusi. Org, lustig, taubes, attia, enig, dietdoctor & videos: big fat lies, mcgovern's report, science for smart people, stossel debunking food myths, big fat fiasco, why we get fat, my answers. ...Read more

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If I am 18 years old I eat whole grain instead of white and follow healthy life style but now I lose weight as eat whole grain should I eat white?

NO: Whole grains are so much better for you in the short and long run. If the weight loss because of better lifestyle is problematic, increase you daily calorie intake, but only if your weight has dropped to an unhealthy level. Otherwise, embrace the good you are doing for your body. ...Read more

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Hi I am 18 years old, 5'1 and I weigh 130 pounds, I was just wondering what would happen if I took Lipozene to lose weight?

Hi I am 18 years old, 5'1 and I weigh 130 pounds, I was just wondering what would happen if I took Lipozene to lose weight?

Weight loss: According to the BMI chart above, you are not overweight. Therefore, I would not recommend you trying to lose weight. Further, given that a lot of supplements are not vetted through the FDA, you have no guarantee of safety or effectiveness. What I recommend is a good diet and exercise regimen. Best of health to you! ...Read more

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I'm 18 years old woman, 167 CM and 70 kg and my goal is 58. I m not exercising. How much calories I must eat per day to lose weight quickly?

I'm 18 years old woman, 167 CM and 70 kg and my goal is 58. I m not exercising. How much calories I must eat per day to lose weight quickly?

1200-1500 cal/day: You should consume about 1, 500 calories a day to reach your goal weight of 58 kg. This is at a reasonable weight loss average of 0.45 kg per week, which should be reached by november. It may vary slightly depending on other factors. Generally, women should not consume any less than 1, 200 calories per day,
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I'm 18 years old, It's so easy for me to gain weight and even if I eat good and exercise Its hard to lose weight. Can I get pills from a doctor to help me lose weight easier?

I'm 18 years old, It's so easy for me to gain weight and even if I eat good and exercise Its hard to lose weight. Can I get pills from a doctor to help me lose weight easier?

Not online: But if you work with a doctor in person and depending on your situation, pharmacotherapy (medications) may be a part of your weight loss regimen. Remember, that all medications are really only a temporary aid in weight loss with the key to weight loss remaining caloric restriction augmented with increased physical activity. ...Read more

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I am almost 18 years old and I've been diabetic for 3 years. Type 2. I need to lose weight. Can I take the garcinia cambogia pill to help?

I am almost 18 years old and I've been diabetic for 3 years. Type 2. I need to lose weight. Can I take the garcinia cambogia pill to help?

No: No, it can cause nausea headache and diarrhea. Be sure to keep up an active fitness routine, yoga, swimming and walking are a great start. Weekly meal planning is essential to healthy eating. As you have found permanently changing your behavior is difficult. More on permanent behavior change at www. Personalmedicineplus. Com. ...Read more

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So stretch marks mean I will have loose skin if I choose to lose weight? I'm 215 lbs, 18 years old and 5'7. How many pounds overweight am I as well?

So stretch marks mean I will have loose skin if I choose to lose weight? I'm 215 lbs, 18 years old and 5'7. How many pounds overweight am I as well?

Stop thinking and...: ...start losing. The average 67-inch 18-year-old woman weighs about 140 pounds. Estimate it by using 105 pounds for a 60-inch (5-foot) woman, and add 5 pounds for every extra inch in height (105+35=140). Take the next 2 years to lose 2 lbs per month, by eating LESS. Exercise is good too. Avoid sugar. Avoid simple carbs. No sugared drinks. Eat LESS. Two pounds a month for 2 years is 48 lbs of loss. ...Read more

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Hi I'm 18 years old and I'm 5'2 before the Depo-Provera I weighed 8.5 I'm now 10.11 I exercise how can I lose weight fast I'm desperate?

Hi I'm 18 years old and I'm 5'2 before the Depo-Provera I weighed 8.5 I'm now 10.11 I exercise how can I lose weight fast I'm desperate?

No fast healthy way: It is very common for birth control make you gain weight. Continue the exercise and a healthy diet. If you are not happy with the weight gain, talk to your gyn about another method of birth control. ...Read more

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What is the best way for me to lose weight if I gained 15 lb in one year?

What is the best way for me to lose weight if I gained 15 lb in one year?

Increase activity: For most people, adding moderate exercise such as a daily 30 minute walk will result in slow, sustainable weight loss. Along with this, try to eliminate high-calorie beverages and substitute water. This combination often results in a difference of 500 calories daily, which adds up to a pound a week. Over a few months that 15 pounds will be gone. ...Read more

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Best way for a 15 year old to lose weight?

Best way for a 15 year old to lose weight?

Eat fewer calories: One can try running or jogging. Jogging is a good way to lose weight, as long as one doesn't eat a lot of snacks, energy bars, nor drink sugared drinks while jogging. Weight will only be lost if the calories burned during jogging exceeds the calories eaten or drank by the jogger. Jogging is a medium impact sport and is good for people who don't get knee, ankle, or foot pains with running. ...Read more

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What do you suggest if I am 330 and 18 yr old how can I lose weight?

Start with this link: Childrens Healthcare of Atlanta has a weight loss support site.

http://www. Strong4life. Com/ ...Read more

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I am a 17 year old male weighing 100 kgs. My height is 5ft 9in. I exercise 6 days a week for 1 hour. What is the best diet for me to lose weight & fat? Tq

I am a 17 year old male weighing 100 kgs. My height is 5ft 9in. I exercise 6 days a week for 1 hour. What is the best diet for me to lose weight & fat? Tq

Portion control: Portion control, portion control, portion control. Eat less ---of healthy choices. Include 1/4 as protein, 1/4 as carbohydrates, 1/4 as fruits, and 1/4 of the plate as vegetables.
Eat. From each of the food groups, include whole grains, legumes, beans, chicken, meat, fish, dairy, eggs, etc. Try to stay away from fried foods, fatty foods, Try to avoid sugar drinks, and highly processed foods ...Read more

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What is the best way to lose weight in 3 weeks for a 19yr old?

What is the best way to lose weight in 3 weeks for a 19yr old?

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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What is the best way to lose weight after 7 years having kids? Should I get my gull Blatter taking out if I keep having attacks?

What is the best way to lose weight after 7 years having kids? Should I get my gull Blatter taking out if I keep having attacks?

Surgeon's decision: For the need of cholecystectomy, but you have to agree after explaining the facts, losing weight after several pregnancies could be challenging given all the duties you have as a mother, but still an achievable goal, again diet and exercise, half of your plate, fruits/vegetables, half and hour walk or stroll everyday, all what you need to lose weight and keep it down, good luck ...Read more

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My older sister wants to know if having sex with her husband can help reduce stress and also she wants to know what is the best way to lose weight

My older sister wants to know if having sex with her husband can help reduce stress and also she wants to know what is the best way to lose weight

Older sister?: Having sex can either reduce or increase stress -- depending on the quality of relationship with partner, pregnancy risks, risks of std's, safety of situation, etc. Also weight loss is best accomplished by lifestyle change rather than temporary diet. Eliminate processed foods. Eat healthy, whole foods -- plenty of veggies, lean proteins, healthy fats; get consistent sleep & exercise. ...Read more

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Best way to lose weight for a 16 years old teenager?

A Combination of....: Best answer is a balance program of increasing exercise, healthy eating and calorie control. See your doctor for help. ...Read more

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Which is the best method to lose weight for a 19 yr old?

Which is the best method to lose weight for a 19 yr old?

Run: Run a mile a day, stop eating high glycemic index foods, increase protein intake to 1 gm/kg a day. ...Read more

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What is the best way for an 18 year old girl to build muscle?

What is the best way for an 18 year old girl to build muscle?

Lift: Get on a good exercise and lifting program with a good nutritional program... ...Read more

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What's the best way to cure runny and stuffy nose? I'm an 18 year old female and have spring allergies.

What's the best way to cure runny and stuffy nose? I'm an 18 year old female and have spring allergies.

Spring Time Allergy: There are good medications that are known as steroid sprays that diminish the mucous swelling during allergy season. These are very easily available with a prescription. ...Read more

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I have an event to go to in 1 month and I want to lose weight fast, what should I do? I am 18 and 220 lb.

I have an event to go to in 1 month and I want to lose weight fast, what should I do? I am 18 and 220 lb.

Reconsider: There is no sensible way to lose a lot of weight quickly. It will backfire in the long run.
Up your exercise, reduce salt in your diet, and cut calories to a reasonable level. Do not skip meals. ...Read more

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Best exercise to lose weight for a 13 year old female who is over weight?

Best exercise to lose weight for a 13 year old female who is over weight?

Aerobic exercise: The best weight loss exercise for a 13 year old girl is aerobic/cardio and enjoyable so that she will continue exercising as a healthy lifestyle habit. ...Read more

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I'm 18 an ddi (didanosine) wanna lose weight about how much should I excercise day?

I'm 18 an ddi (didanosine) wanna lose weight about how much should I excercise day?

Realistic goals: Start exercising finding an activity you enjoy. Aim for 30 t0 60 minutes but try not to get burned out in the sense it will be a "chore", watch your caloric intake, you must decrease the calories and increase the exercise in order to "burn" calories.
Talk to a nutritionist and find guidance! ...Read more

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Help please? What is the best way to lose weight without exercise?

Help please? What is the best way to lose weight without exercise?

Talk to a dietician: No exercise always makes it harder to lose weight.
Best to see a dietician for a weight loss program. ...Read more