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Doctor insights on: Will You Lose Weight Faster If You Dont Eat Meat

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What to do if i know its faster if you eat healthy but will just cutting calories make you lose weight?

What to do if i know its faster if you eat healthy but will just cutting calories make you lose weight?

Ultimately, no: Unfortunately, you can't outsmart your body. Depending on how many calories you cut and what nutrients you consume, your body can suffer quite a bit. As anyone who has been on a diet knows, the first 10 pounds are the easiest. After that, your metabolism recalibrates, and exercise is necessary to really lose weight. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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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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Do you lose weight if you don't eat the recommended calories?

Do you lose weight if you don't eat the recommended calories?

Calories count: weight loss comes from lower calories[average 3000-3500 cal. per pound] and exersize to burn off fat/calries, aerobic type like walking , not weight lifting[builds muscle/weight], no crazy fad diets; eat well balanced meals frutis/veg.meat, skim milk or 1%milk, protein makes you less hungry. eat 3 meals and if want 3 snacks. weight watchers is best program or meditaranian diet ...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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Will drinking diet pop help you if you are trying to lose weight?

Will drinking diet pop help you if you are trying to lose weight?

Not likely: Diet pops dont have caloric values in themselves and thus don't directly contribute to weight gain. Neither will they help you lose wt. As a matter of fact, they likely increase wt gain because: your taste buds enjoy the sweet tastes provided by the diet pops and when no diet pops available, u likely snack more on other sweets, hence the weight gain. The preservatives r not so healthy. Good luck. ...Read more

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Can you lose weight if you eat 1200 calories a day?

Yes: Congratulations on your decision to trim down. It's a wonderful gift to yourself and those who love you, and it cannot be bought with any amount of money. Ultimately, it's calories-in, calories-out. If you add aerobic exercise to your life, you'll lose weight faster, have great-looking muscle as well, and you'll find yourself naturally eating wisely without dieting being a chore. ...Read more

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I want to lose weight this summer & eat more healthy. What foods can I eat if i want to lose weight while doing exercise?

I want to lose weight this summer & eat more healthy. What foods can I eat if i want to lose weight while doing exercise?

Discuss: You have a couple of options of professionals to consult. A dietician/nutritionist or personal trainers are able to provide this information. Hope this helps best of luck! ...Read more

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I want to gain 10 pounds. But im not able to exercise so what foods make you gain weight quick?

I want to gain 10 pounds. But im not able to exercise so what foods make you gain weight quick?

Foods to help with: 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, protein bars, lean meats, poultry, fish, smoothies (with added silken tofu or powdered milk), greek yogurt (full –fat), pasta/ bagels & use of juice rather than soda. Some people add whey proteins. ...Read more

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Do you lose weight if you eat less than 1200 calories a day?

Do you lose weight if you eat less than 1200 calories a day?

Yes: although this would be an unsafe way of losing weight, and would not recommend. ...Read more

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If you eat unhealthy food and don't exercise, how much weight can you gain in a month?

If you eat unhealthy food and don't exercise, how much weight can you gain in a month?

Remember: In the short term, it's not so much what your eating but how much. Plenty of single participant cases of very unhealthy diets like the McDonald's Diet, the Twinkie Diet, for short periods(on the order of a month) have yielded significant weight loss and improved CV indices but a long term nutritionally unsound. Weight is related to calories in vs calories out, not necessarily the quality of cals ...Read more

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What you should eat to lose weight quickly?

What you should eat to lose weight quickly?

Avoid carbs: If you want to loose weight or maintain healthy weight, stay away from simple carbs. The problem is that a lot of us crave sugars and high calory foods. There are several reasons for that. I approach healthy weight loss with specific foods that one should eat in plentitude, so you don't feel hungry and correcting gastro-intestinal dysbalance to eradicate bacteria that make you crave sugars. ...Read more

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What do you eat to lose weight usually?

What do you eat to lose weight usually?

Whole foods...: The foods you eat will have a major impact on your weight, but they are not the only factors. For detailed discussion of why people gain and lose weight, please my blog at www.Mdprevent.Blogspot.Com. Read "why you get fat" first and then "why you stay fat.". ...Read more

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I need to know when trying to lose weight does it matter how much fruit you eat ?

You: Different types of fruit have different amounts of calories. If you take in enough fruit - you will gain weight (if calories in exceeed calories burned). ...Read more

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