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Will i lose weight if i stop drinking?

Will i lose weight if i stop drinking?

Certainly : If by drinking you mean alcohol, you would most certainly lose weiht if you are drinking excessive amounts. Alcohol has a very high caloric content which they body converts to and preserves as fat therby causing weight gain. ...Read more

Dr. James Lin
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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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Will i still lose weight if i drink alcohol?

Will i still lose weight if i drink alcohol?

Calories and nutriti: Alcohol is calorically dense. Weight is balanced by calories consumed minus calories burned. Nutritionally dense foods with lots of vitamins and minerals are generally green and low calorie. Consider a multivitamin to ensure nutritional intake when reducing calories. ...Read more

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If I stop drinking soda will I lose belly fat faster?

If I stop drinking soda will I lose belly fat faster?

Yes: Sugary drinks have extra unnecessary calories so stopping consumption of soda can make a big difference in weight loss. This also includes fruit juices, etc. Better to eat whole fruit rather than drink it, if possible. If you like bubbly taste of soda, consider getting a device which can carbonate your water, then squeeze in a slice of citrus fruit for flavoring. Diet sodas aren't helpful either. ...Read more

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Will I lose weight if I just stop eating completely?

Will I lose weight if I just stop eating completely?

Bad Idea: Your body will go into starvation mode. Your metabolic rate will slow down and you will burn fewer calories. This is likely to back fire on you. ...Read more

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If i stop drinking soda, will it help me lose my tummy fat?

If i stop drinking soda, will it help me lose my tummy fat?

Calories: Drinking fewer caloric sodas may help to control weight but will not selectively remove weight from the abdominal area. ...Read more

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Hi docs, would i lose weight if i stop drinking all soda?

Hi docs, would i lose weight if i stop drinking all soda?

If all other factors: Are held the same and caloric expenditure exceeds caloric intake - then yes. That goes for regular calorie and diet sodas. ...Read more

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Will I gain weight if I stop taking stimulants?

Will I gain weight if I stop taking stimulants?

Maube: Or depends on your diet/calorie intake and level of exercise. As long as these stay stable then your weight should stay stable. ...Read more

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Will I lose weight if I stop eating red meat?

Will I lose weight if I stop eating red meat?

Probably not: Red meat alone is not the reason for weight gain. It is too many calories, not enough activity that causes weight gain. Decreasing red meat may help decrease your cholesterol so its worth a try. ...Read more

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If i stop smoking cigarettes will i gain weight?

If i stop smoking cigarettes will i gain weight?

NO: It is an excuse some folks use to explain weight gain !! or reluctance ,hesitation to quit ! What happened to will power ??? If one can resolve to quit smoking ,one can do the same with weight gain. Smoking ,besides being expensive,is no more couth ! specially for a young lady ...Read more

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If i stop smoking can I gain weight?

If i stop smoking can I gain weight?

Taste buds: Wake up again when you stop smoking so gaining weight is a possibility. Please don't let that temporary possibility be an excuse to keep smoking. Smoking has many more dangerous side effects than stopping. You can do it. Use gum, mints, tea, etc. To replace the oral part of you fix.Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Do i gain weight if i drink beer?

Empty Calories: Yes, absolutely. Beer is full of carbohydrates, the least helpful calorie to consume and usually all of the calories in alcohol are not needed for nutrition. And, excess calories from carbs become fat storage very quickly. ...Read more

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I always seem to binge eat after drinking alcohol, how can I stop doing this?

I always seem to binge eat after drinking alcohol, how can I stop doing this?

Stop Drinking: Drinking alcohol lowers your self-control. If you have a tendency to binge eat, it will be harder to resist when you drink. Sorry. Many people cannot stop drinking and need help. If this is your situation consider reading alcoholics anonymous or finding an aa meeting. ...Read more

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What if i stop eating carbohydrates, sugar and dinner, will i lose weight?

Breast size: Breast size is affected by weight loss, and many other factors including hormones and pregnanacy. ...Read more

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Can I still lose weight if I drink diet coke every day?

Can I still lose weight if I drink diet coke every day?

Yes: Diet drinks generally have no calories, so drinking them will not increase the number of calories you take in. Make sure you're eating a balanced diet with plenty of fruits, vegetables, whole grains, and protein. For more info on weight loss go to http://www.Choosemyplate.Gov/ or http://www.Hsph.Harvard.Edu/nutritionsource/index.Html. ...Read more

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I'm wondering if i drink diet coke will it cause me not to lose weight?

I'm wondering if i drink diet coke will it cause me not to lose weight?

Good question: It contains a chemical that causes a phenomenon known as excitotoxicity in brain cells. We have information now that indicates that changes in brain are responsible for obesity (failure to process food properly) and it is possible that sweeteners are at least partially responsible for obesity. ...Read more

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Will drinking water help me lose weight and how much should I drank?

Will drinking water help me lose weight and how much should I drank?

See below: Amount varies between 3 liters for males and 2 for females daily. An easier way to remember is 8x8 = eight - eight ounce glasses of water a day. This is a simple and often effective component of weight loss. ...Read more

Dr. Gregg Albers
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Alcohol Consumption (Definition)

Alcohol is available in many beverages, from beer and wine to the more potent distilled spirits, such as gin, rye, and whiskey. There appear to be at least small health benefits of small amounts of alcohol use (fewer than five drinks per week), especially of red wine Excessive alcohol use can lead to addiction and severe social and physical complications. Excess long term alcohol use is the most common cause of cirrhosis of the ...Read more