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What Should I Do To Reduce My Weight
Eat better: A lot of time are metabolism is low because we eat low-metabolic foods like processed sugar and simple starch. Our body does not need to use any energy to break down and digest these foods. But eating a diet high in lean protein and complex carbohydrates will increase your metabolism. Daily exercise in the form of cardio along with yoga and weights would also significantly increase metabolism. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What should I do in order to reduce my weight? As I am trying to conceive, i want to know how to reduce it.
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
See below: Go to www.Caloriecount.Com, open a free account, answer a couple of questions about your age and height and it will tell you what your ideal weight is and how many calories you should burn each day. To lower your triglycerides, eat a vegetarian type of diet, avoid alcohol, and if you're diabetic, keep your hemogblobin a1c <6. ...Read more
Set realistic goals: Setting realistic goals and following through with a plan to accomplish them, and managing to do that in adveristy is one of the best ways of building true self-confidence. Accepting reasonable challenges, persevering, bouncing back, are all needed. There is no quick road to confidence, it takes effort and the ability to reflect back and realize you have made it, even though it has been tough. ...Read more
How to Gain Weight: What can I do to gain weight? First get a check up to see that you are healthy. There are 3500 calories in a pound of weight. Take your weight and add a 0. Example 150 lbs 1500 that is estimate of calories you need per day to maintain your weight To gain need to add 500 calories more per day to gain 1 pound per week. So 1500 + 500 = 2000 calories per day and you will gain 1 pound a week ...Read more
Depends: If you are in your teenage years or if you are referring to a child, a good healthy diet with plenty of exercise and activity can maximize your chances to attain your full potential. However, if you are an adult, there isnt much you can do as your bones have fused leaving no room for further growth. ...Read more
Is in good health?: A doctor can check for digestive, hormonal, metabolic, infectious, or cancerous conditions in a person "looking too thin". Hopefully, no problems are found. Choosing proper designs of clothing and shoes can help one appear bulkier. To increase muscle mass, one has to work out with weights. To add a little fat (if one is "skin & bones"), one must eat a larger amount of his healthy, balanced diet. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Lose wt. naturally: Successful weight loss requires that a person stick to a plan for months. The person must be happy with the foods she gets to eat (so severe calorie restriction is a bad idea). She can cut back on calories enough to lose 1-2 pounds a week, and will be more likely to stay with that modest type of plan. 1-2 pounds a week is 6 pounds a month. Don't need pills nor supplements, but exercise is great! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Sleep hygiene: 1. Keep a regular bedtime & wakening time (to include weekends). Get up the same time each day, regardless of what time you fell asleep. 2. Make a regular, relaxing bedtime routine. Relaxing rituals prior to bedtime many include a warm bath or shower, aroma therapy, reading, or listening to gentle music. 3. Sleep in a dark, quiet, cool room on comfortable mattress & pillows. >>>. ...Read more
Eat healthy: Cut out foods like pasta, bread, sweetened drinks and cereals, candy and milk chocolate, cakes, crackers, pretzels, potato chips, pizza, hamburgers, french fries, pancakes, muffins, fruit drinks, doughnuts, dairy and eat lots of vegetables, fruits, beans, lentils, seeds, nuts, and wild fish like salmon and drink unsweetened almond milk. Plus you should exercise at least 45 minutes every day. ...Read more
Not many options: Breast size is related to genetics, hormones, and body fat. People cannot change their genetics. Hormones can be measured in men to see if their hormones are out of balance and need treatment. Women normally have lots of estrogen. The amount of body fat is controllable, so losing weight will decrease breast size, but this should not be done if a person is already slim. The final option is surgery. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Exercise: If the appetite is sluggish, daily exercise , like walking for 20-30 minutes, can help improve yourr appetite.. But you need to be sure that you do not have a medical cause for low appetite. This can include depression, indigestion or liver problems like hepatitis. You should get a medical check up especially if you have lost any weight due to poor appetite. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See Dr. and eat less: Helpful weight loss diets have natural foods that take time to chew but contain few calories. Examples include carrots, celery, and iceberg lettuce (little/no salad dressing). When shopping for fruits, buy small ones no bigger than a tennis ball, because fruits have sugar. Drinks without calories include water and green tea. A calorie is a calorie, but surely avoid sugar & simple starch calories. ...Read more
Exercise, eat, sleep: Most people reach their maximum height in their late teens. Without nutritional problems or chronic childhood illnesses, height is largely based on genetics and parental heights. Aside from eating right, exercising, sleeping well, and being happy, there's not much a person nor his doctor can do to increase height. In rare cases, growth hormone is approved for use in younger, extremely short kids. ...Read more
See Dr., then eat...: If one is truly underweight (based on height, family background, and body type), a dr. Can evaluate for a hormonal, digestive, or other disorder. If no medical cause is found, then one can add weight by eating more calories of nutritious foods, while also doing weight-training to increase muscle. Proteins: egg white, nonfat milk, tofu, ... Better fats: olive oil, peanuts, almonds, cashews, .... ...Read more
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