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What would be a great food to eat for nutrition and to lose weight?

What would be a great food to eat for nutrition and to lose weight?

Protein: Protein is the best choice. You should eat your ideal body weight in grams of protein each day and never eat more than 35 grams of fructose a day. This includes all the grams of sugars listed for products containing fructose, corn syrup or high-fructose corn syrup and half the grams of sugars that contain sugar, sucrose, cane sugar or brown sugar. ...Read more

Dr. Richard Bensinger
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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


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What i need to eat to lose weight in 2 weeks for party?

What i need to eat to lose weight in 2 weeks for party?

Nutrient dense foods: Eat foods that are nutrient dense (like meat, fish, poultry, eggs, cheese, low starch vegatables and water) avoid foods that are not nutrient dense (like starches and sugars, including fruit) nutrient dense foods will increase your basal metabolic rate. On the other hand, starches and sugars impair thyroid metabolism via affects on your liver (which helps activate thyroid hormone). ...Read more

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What to eat if one want to gain weight fast a woman?

What to eat if one want to gain weight fast a woman?

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, chicken breast, salmon, ... Better fats: olive oil, peanuts, almonds, tofu, .... ...Read more

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To maintain weight you have eat 2000 calories a day, how much would this have to be cut down for me to lose 2lbs per week?

To maintain weight you have eat 2000 calories a day, how much would this have to be cut down for me to lose 2lbs per week?

7000 calories/wk: It takes 3500 calories to gain or lose 1 pound. You would have to eat 1000 cal/day less than you do now to lose 2 lbs in 1 week. The number of calories you need to maintain your weight depends on your age, size, and level of activity. 2000 cal a day is correct for a male weighing about 185 lbs and doing regular physical activity. A female, weighing 140 lbs, doing little exercise needs 1200-1400. ...Read more

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What should I need for a healthy diet to lose weight?

What should I need for a healthy diet to lose weight?

Educate & commit: Check www.choosemyplate.gov, foodnetwork.com, WWW.health.com, allrecipes.com, www.bhg.com, www.eating well.com, www.cookinglight.com, www.foodnetwork.com and others for food info & healthy meal and recipes ideas. ...Read more

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What should I need for a healthy diet and to lose weight?

What should I need for a healthy diet and to lose weight?

Exercise & healthy: food. Check www.choosemyplate.gov, foodnetwork.com, WWW.health.com, allrecipes.com, www.bhg.com, www.eating well.com, www.cookinglight.com, www.foodnetwork.com and others for food info & healthy meal and recipes ideas. ...Read more

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What are good foods to eat for a teenager wanting to lose weight?

What are good foods to eat for a teenager wanting to lose weight?

Teen weight loss: To lose weight whether you are a teen or not you need to have a negative calorie balance. With this is mind you still need to eat a well balanced diet icluding all food types. Decrease portion size&eat lots of raw/steamed vegetables. Decrease the starchy, fatty foods. Eat some mono unsturated fat foods like avacdos, brasil nuts, just do not overdo this. U should take 3 serv. Of nonfat dairy. ...Read more

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Here doctors have said not to eat fruits to lose weight. What are we exactly supposed to eat to lose weight and also to maintain it?

Here doctors have said not to eat fruits to lose weight. What are we exactly supposed to eat to lose weight and also to maintain it?

Weight loss: A healthy well balanced diet including both fruits, vegetables, protein (meat, dairy products, beans etc), fiber and water are important. You need to reduce portion size as well as increase your exercise. If you are still unsure what to eat seeing a nutritionist maybe helpful. ...Read more

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What is some things to eat for trying to lose weight and build muscle?

What is some things to eat for trying to lose weight and build muscle?

Muscle building: Muscle are composed of protein, so when stimulating muscle growth through weight lifting, it is essential to have protein in your diet. This can be real food, or supplements. ...Read more

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Whats the best breakfast for you to eat, in order to lose weight?

Whats the best breakfast for you to eat, in order to lose weight?

Whole grain, fruit: Eat a breakfast that will keep you satisfied for 3-4 hours, like oatmeal with fruit or chopped nuts or a bagel with peanut butter and a piece of fresh fruit. Eat breakfast every day so you don't get hungry mid-morning and end up snacking on high-calorie foods. Eat enough so you feel satisfied rather than full. ...Read more

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What is the diet I need to follow to lose weight?

What is the diet I need to follow to lose weight?

Healthy choices: 5-7 servings of fruits and vegetables a day. 3-5 ounces of lean meat, chicken or fish as protein, or eggs, or 1 cup of milk. Complex carbohydrates in the form of whole grains, should make up 1/4 of your plate servings. 1/2 your plate should be fresh fruits and or vegetables. And 1/4 of your plate should be protein. Beans and legumes are also healthy carbohydrates. Avoid too much fat, fried foods. ...Read more

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Please tell me how much weight i need to lose every month to lose weight at a healthy pace?

Please tell me how much weight i need to lose every month to lose weight at a healthy pace?

This varies: For most people, 1-2 lbs per week is safe. So, 4-8 lbs per month would be about right under most circumstances. But, it's superior to focus on healthful behaviors (eating right and exercising in enjoyable ways) than to focus on the scale. Weight does not tell the complete story of health. Also, when people are trying to lose weight they'll notice that their weight varies up and down. Don't stop. ...Read more

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How many calories a day do I have to maintain to lose weight?

How many calories a day do I have to maintain to lose weight?

Dieting: Calories: It is thought that about 1200 to 1500 calories/day is a good safe and healthy approach to dieting. Weight watchers has a great program that tries to get to this place in the daily caloric intake. ...Read more

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What can be done to lose stomach fat to gain a six pack?

What can be done to lose stomach fat to gain a six pack?

FLAB to AB: There is no such thing as spot fat loss. You would need to lose weight in general & a certain proportion of that will be abdominal fat. This can be done by eating healthfully, being physically active and making sure that calories burned exceed calories consumed. However you can improve your appearance by toning your abs. To tighten your abdominal muscles consider doing crunches, reverse crunches. ...Read more

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What diet can I follow to lose weight if I am allergic to several foods?

What diet can I follow to lose weight if I am allergic to several foods?

What foods: Without knowing what foods you are allergic to and how you were diagnosed, it is difficult to answer this question properly. ...Read more

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How many calories does a 28 year old woman who is lightly active need to consume to lose weight? I am 140lbs but wish to lose five

How many calories does a 28 year old woman who is lightly active need to consume to lose weight? I am 140lbs but wish to lose five

weight loss math: To maintain your current weight, you probably need to consume about 2000 cal/day. A pound of fat = 3500 calories. To lose 5 lbs, you need to burn 5 x 3500=17500 cal. If you eat 1500 cal/day (500 cal deficit) it will take you 35 days to lose 5 lbs. More exercise (increased burn) helps. However, counting calories is hard. Most people underestimate portion size. Good luck. ...Read more

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If a calorie is a calorie, why do you need to eat healthy when trying to lose weight and not just eat less food?

If a calorie is a calorie, why do you need to eat healthy when trying to lose weight and not just eat less food?

You do not: If just losing weight is your aim, rather than good health, you can achieve that by reducing caloric intake and increasing exercise to raise the rate of caloric burn. Eating healthy will have the added benefit of improving your health. ...Read more

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How many calories should I be eating daily to lose weight?

How many calories should I be eating daily to lose weight?

It depends on you BM: One can not advice you without knowing how tall are you, how much you weigh and what your bmi is.And if you have any coexisting condition like diabetes, hypertension or you smoke.And what your cholestero count is and your blood sugar and aic hemoglobin. Then only we can tell you how many calories and what kind of calories diet you should be on. ...Read more

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What would be a great food to eat for weight loss:)?

What would be a great food to eat for weight loss:)?

Protein: Protein is the best choice. You should eat your ideal body weight in grams of protein each day and never eat more than 35 grams of fructose a day. This includes all the grams of sugars listed for products containing fructose, corn syrup or high-fructose corn syrup and half the grams of sugars that contain sugar, sucrose, cane sugar or brown sugar. ...Read more