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Will The Fat In Olives Make You Gain Weight
This is unlikely: You need to count your calories and stay under your daily calorie needs in order to lose weight, consume the number of calories equal to your daily calorie needs to maintain your weight and consume more than your daily calorie needs to gain weight. It is very unlikely that eating olives would cause you to gain weight unless you ate a bunch. Http://www. Bmi-calculator. Net/bmr-calculator/. ...Read more
How can excess of extra virgin olive oil makes me fat if its a light liquid, I cant understand how can this makes me gain weight...
Calories: If you learn anything about diet try to understand the concept of caloric density. Water is a light liquid with no calories, olive oil has 119 cal/tbsp. If you consume more calories than you need/burn off you gain weight. Consumption of 1 extra tbsp/day of olive oil for a year gives the calorie intake equal to 14.5 lb. Wt gain. ...Read more
Common idea of?:
Validity. It is impossible to gain mass without taking in more than removed (calories have never been correct issue). Blamming bad, or good, behavior on a single molecule not reliable, though some (Etoh/Opiods/statins/PCN) can powerfully change behavior. Living creatures have so many overlapping control mechanisms which are hard to overcome; a big issue for Big Pharma working to find useful ones.
If insulin is fat storing hormone then why insulin resistance causes weight gain? If there is resistance then it should not be storing fat? Right?
Interesting question: Insulin resistance is associated with obesity. The exact mechanism by which this occurs is unknown, just like it is unknown why Insulin resistance causes high male hormone levels and irregular periods. One possibility is that there are different levels of Insulin resistance in different tissues, so that high Insulin affects those organs more. ...Read more
Yes-Eat healthy high: Calorie foods. Eat 6 meals/day. Work on strength training to build your large muscle groups. Workout w heavier weights w fewer repetitions. Sleep at least 8 to 9 hrs/night. Hydrate well w water. Foods to help w healthy weight gain: almonds, cashews, pecans, sunflower seeds, flax seeds, walnuts, hummus, avocadoes, granola, trail mix, dried fruits, extra virgin olive oil, canola oil, protein shakes, . ...Read more
Would it be helpful to drink a tablespoon of olive oil a day to gain (healthy) weight and improve hair/skin?
Probably not: It will neither hurt nor help.Get a more detailed answer ›
The doc told me that I have allergy of olive trees and I started taking (for 2months) Flixonase spray but it's a corticoide I don't want to gain weight?
You won't: Flixonase acts locally, and it's a very low dose corticosteroid. ...Read more
It is unlikely:
Not much calories in it.
For that matter, if it is the oil, not much of it is in the blood when it is diluted over the entire body. If it has effects, it would be just where it is put. ...Read more
Possible: Chronic intake of diazepam has been associated with some weight gain. However, the precise reason behind why this happens is not really fully understood. It's precisely for this reason that any medicine should only be taken at the lowest dose for the shortest period of time that it takes to be effective. Hope that helps! ...Read more
No relation: There is no relation in btwn.Get a more detailed answer ›
Mirtazapibe works really well for me however I've heard so many stories. Is it just what you eat that causes weight gain or is their something in the?
Many factors: There are several reasons for weight gain. It can be as simple as eating too many calories, or eating the wrong calories, or not getting enough exercise. You will gain weight when you take in more calories than your body burns each day. There are also medical conditions and hormone imbalances which cause weight gain, and medications with side effects of weight gain. ...Read more
Not known: The exact mechanism as to how Abilify (aripiprazole) causes weight gain is not known and may vary from person to person. It could cause a lack of feeling full (lack of satiety) or cause an increase craving for sweets or food in general. The only way to combat it without taking another med is to limit your portion size and eat foods that are healthy for you. Also exercise. I wish I could give you more detail.. ...Read more
Weight gain: Is not common with Cipralex, but is reversible when med is stopped. 25 lb weight gain is an unacceptable side effect if otherwise unexplained. Good to get checked by your pcp given weight gain. Ask for thyroid and vit. D levels. Suggest you speak with prescribing doc to switch to alternative med not likely to cause weight gain. Eat healthy and exercise regularly. Take care. ...Read more
Many things: Antipsychotic meds effect many brain areas. Some of them control vegetative functions like metabolic rate. Others control appetite (hypothalamus). Still others (pituitary gland) impact the endocrine system. All these areas can be impacted in some people on ap with resultant weight gain. These areas are monitored regularly if a pt is taking ap's. Weight gain tends to be dose related & individual. ...Read more
Weight loss: The role of antioxidants play in weight loss is that they provide the body with the nutritional support it needs to keep it strong and energized during the fat burning process. ...Read more
Many causes, low met.:
There are many causes of thyroid imbalances but our growing exposure to toxins including Fluoride (yes, fluoridated water causes it), bromine ; mercury is likely the most common cause. See http://bit. Ly/1doksyi ; http://bit. Ly/1ddkbiq for details.
Thyroid hormone controls our metabolic rate like the rate an engine idles. The resultant slow metabolism in hypothyroidism causes weight gain. ...Read more
Quite a lot!: Hypertension, Heart disease such as valve problems, Pregnancy, Hormone changes, Obesity, Excessive salt intake, Alcohol ingestion, Inflammatory diseases, many medications, and sedentary living / excessive sitting days. I encourage all my patients to live a healthy active life with as little medication as needed. Good luck. ...Read more
Maybe not related?: First distinguish fluid weight (like edema, ascites, "third spacing") from tissue weight (e.g. Bodybuilding, reparative, tumors, adipose). There are lots of metabolic reasons to rule out (organ disease like heart, liver, kidneys), insufficiency (thyroid, adrenal, kidney), more. Often high calorie (but low volume) foods & drink may add up quickly (3000-3500 extra calories per pound gained). ...Read more
To lose weight:: Eat healthfully. Try to eat at least 5 servings of vegetables & 4 of fruit per day. Increase nutritional fiber. Avoid refined sugar & junk carbohydrates. Avoid alcohol, sweetened juices, soda & caffeinated beverages. Aim for 7.5 to 8 hrs of sleep / night. Hydrate w at least 64 oz of water / day. Calories burned must > calories consumed. Do both cardio & weight training. ...Read more
Does minocycline cause weight gain? I read that with prolonged use it causes weight gain. I've never had to worry about my weight so I'm worried.
No: Weight gain is more calories in than out, rather than the temperature. Maintaining a healthy weight is difficult enough without these "pop" superstitions. The best thing to do is get aerobically fit and avoid greasy / salty / sugary foods that folks tend to overeat -- soon these will become unpleasant for you. Good luck. ...Read more