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Effects Of Weight Loss On Calves And Breasts
Breasts have fat: Breasts have fat, which makes them soft. A woman's body does not know that she wants to lose fat only in certain parts of her body, but keep fat in other parts of the body. So, getting slim means losing fat overall, including breasts fat. Only occasionally does a woman come along who has a skinny body but naturally large breasts (she's just made that way). ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
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
I am fixing to go get a breast reduction and was wondering if it will also help me lose weight as well?
Perhaps: Most women will experience a decrease in breast volume with weight loss. The amount is variable and depends upon how much breast gland tissue and breast fatty tissue you have. I tell my patients that want to both lose weight and have a breast reduction to wait for the surgery until the weight loss has been completed. This prevents the breasts from sagging excessively after you lose weight. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Your breasts : Are not likely to become perkier but they may not sag either. ...Read more
When I lose weight my breasts get very saggy, is there anything I can do to lessen the sagging and promote firmness?
I am 26 and 5'1 and have naturally small breasts. I gained weight and my cup size went from 34b to 36c. If I lose weight will my breasts sag?
Maybe: It depends upon how much weight you gained and how many times you have been pregnant or not. At age 26, the breast supporting ligaments should still be in force. ...Read more
My breasts are quite small so there is not much fatty tissue there. I am also slightly overweight. If i lose weight will my breasts become smaller?
Unlikely: If you lose weight it will mostly be due to reduction of fatty tissue; since you don't have much in your breast it's likely that it will not change much with weight loss. It sounds like you might be concerned about having small breasts; while popular culture puts a premium on big breasts, many people find small breasts attractive. That said, the herb puereria mirifica can increase breast size. ...Read more
Is baked turkey breast, with a small mix of black beans, bell pepper, onion, tomatoe, low sodium hot sauce a healthy dinner? Trying 2 lose weight
Sounds good!: Sounds like a healthy meal. Just remember to limit portion sizes, because too much of even a healthy dish is too much. ...Read more
Low Fat Diet: Modify your diet to reduce your breast size. Since breast tissue is made mostly of fat, decreasing your overall fat intake could lead to a reduced bust line. Monitor your diet by keeping a detailed intake log. Assess each food group to ensure you're receiving adequate nutrition while attempting to reduce your breast size. Lose weight gradually to prevent breast sagging. No more than 1-2 pounds/wk. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Eat less, exercise:): Breast area has some fatty tissue. Therefore, losing weight by eating less and exercising more can result in losing some breast weight. Decrease fat and salt in the diet. Exercise by walking, lifting weights; wear a good sports bra. Start today by reading this http://www.Cdc.Gov/healthywei. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends: Everybody is different with respect to size and shape. In general, most women who lose a large amount of weight will experience some change in breast size but smaller amounts of weight gain or loss may or may not affect breast size depending on the individual. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Absoluely: Weight loss is all a calorie in/calorie out deal. If you expend more calories in a day than you take in, over time you will lose weight. Make sure you are getting enough fluids to keep your milk supply going, and enough variety of foods to get appropriate nutrition for the baby. Other than that, take your daily vitamin and enjoy the weight loss without having to work out! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Priorities : I would first consult with a nutritionist and lactation consultant. You need adequate calories to produce milk and avoid a catabolic state. It is important to support sufficient fat, protein and carbohydrates. Exercise is also a great way increase tone and increase muscle bulk and enhanced body contouring. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Confusing question: Many women use breast feeding as a natural way to loose weight. Eating a well balanced diet designed to meet the needs of mom and baby with calorie load based on pre-pregnancy weight can help weight come off. Before or after breast feeding, success at weight loss depends on feeding practices and activity. ...Read more
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