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Can losing weight make your feet smaller?

Can losing weight make your feet smaller?

Yes if swelling was : If swelling was present dur tofluid retention common with excessive weight you might notice reduction in size. ...Read more

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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Need help losing weight with a foot injury?

Need help losing weight with a foot injury?

These may help: Try planks, sit ups, crunches, bicycle crunches, leg lifts. If you have one, use a stationary bike- cardio without much pressure on injured foot. ...Read more

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Even though I'm losing weight my legs swell badly and my feet turn purple. Recently the palms of my hands turned purple too. Worry?

Even though I'm losing weight my legs swell badly and my feet turn purple. Recently the palms of my hands turned purple too. Worry?

Need to see doctor: There are many reasons that legs may swell including kidney disease and heart failure. You really need to see a doctor and get an exam and some blood tests done to find the cause of swelling and purple hands and feet. ...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 to do if I'm having difficulty loosing weight?

What to do if I'm having difficulty loosing weight?

NUTRITIONIST: FIRST MAKE SURE YOU ARE UP TO DATE WITH YOUR CHECKUPS AND PREVENTIVE HEALTH. NEXT, SPEAK WITH A NUTRITIONIST. IT IS DIFFICULT TO ADAPT LIFE STYLE CHANGES, BUT IN MY OPINION WEIGHT LOSS IS 80% WHAT WE EAT AND 20% EXERCISE/ACTIVITY. START WALKING FOR 60 MINS X 5 DAYS/WEEK. I AM A HUGE FAN OF FRESH SMOOTHIES AND HAVE ONE CHEAT DAY/WEEK TO ENJOY MY RESTAURANT MEAL. ...Read more

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Please describe ways of loosing weight fast & easy?

Please describe ways of loosing weight fast & easy?

None that I know of.: This requires a commitment and an effort. Eat healthfully ; be physically active. Calories burned must > calories consumed. You can mix ; match different kinds of physical exercise. This site can help you determined calories burned for over 100 activities: http://www.Prohealth.Com/weightloss/tools/exercise/calculator1_2.Cfm. ...Read more

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Could you recommend foods that i need to avoid while loosing weight. What are processed foods?

Could you recommend foods that i need to avoid while loosing weight. What are processed foods?

Eat whole foods: Processed foods are foods that are created and sold by our nutritional industrial complex. If something has more than 4 or 5 ingredients in it, stay away if possible. Eat mostly vegetables, fruits and natural products and the weight will come off. Before eating, ask yourself.......Was this a food 75 years ago? If the answer is yes, then enjoy it! ...Read more

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Can you get strech marks by loosing weight?

Can you get strech marks by loosing weight?

Yes: When the skin is stretched by rapid weight gain or distention as in pregnancy you develop the stretch marks. Weight loss especially rapid will make them more prominent. ...Read more

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Can losing weight make a vagina loose?

Can losing weight make a vagina loose?

Not really: Losing weight can make all skin appear more loose as the fat cells shrink. However, this will only affect the outter area of the vagina (labia) and not the internal muscles of the vaginal wall . Also, you are unlikely to see any difference unless the weight loss is very significant (100lbs) kegel exercises can strengthen these muscles making the vagina tighter as the muscles thicken. ...Read more