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Will You Still Lose Weight On A Very Low Calorie Diet If You Are Not In Ketosis
Yes: The danger of low calorie diet that is not balanced can cause essential muscle loss - puts your gut and heart in danger, can cause electrolyte imbalance and danger of creating gall stones - so do with caution and inform your pcp about your goal so he or she can work with you. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
If you eat a low calorie diet but majority consists of carbohydrates, would you still lose weight?
Yes, if low enough: Helpful weight loss foods are natural foods that take time to chew but contain few calories. Examples include carrots, celery, and iceberg lettuce (without salad dressing). When shopping for fruits, buy small ones no bigger than a tennis ball, because fruits contain natural sugar. Drinks without calories include water and green tea. A calorie is a calorie, regardless of where it comes from. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is a 1200 calorie a day diet healthy, for losing weight? Is it a good diet if you are not trying to lose weight. Because sometimes you miss meals.
Does it make sense that when calorie cycling you might lose weight on high days and not lose weight on low days?
Calorie cycling: When calorie cycling does it make sense to lose wt on high and gain in low? ANS: I am not certain what calorie cycling means up there? Bicycling to. Burn calories? If yes on high days you should lose weight. If eating diff Cal on diff days then will depend on many things such as sodium content of diet. Better to do the DASH if goal to lose weight. See my tips on how to DASH. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is it true if your obese and you exercise allot and eat healthy you can lose weight quickly the first week?
What happens to your body if you are consantly dieting on a low calorie and low carb diet, can you gain body fat easier in the long run?
Probably, slowly: Depending upon how restrictive is your diet, and how much fat you have lost, you can certainly expect some gain when resuming a more balanced diet. How soon you gain lost fat, would depend on different factors like your absorption or other GI health issues. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
If you are on a diet- at some point do you stop losing while still restricting calories? I eat only 900 cal a day, exercise, but no loss in 8 months.
If I lose 4lbs a week through dieting alone, would it be mostly fat, muscle or water loss. Not intending to lose that much but very curious?
It depends: The content of the diet, calories consumed, and even levels of exercise/activity, can effect if primarily lean tissue or fat is consumed. With most dieting the first weight loss is often attributed to fat stored in the liver being burned off. There is clearly controversy about the safety of popular diets..ideally patients can afford individualized care by a qualified professional. ...Read more
I hear if follow 1200 calorie i shouldnot exerise as it is very low calorie and if i want to exercise try 1500 calorie is that true i try lose weight?
I'm just wondering, if you on a low calorie diet and still lift weight do you still get good muscle tone?
If you're a healthy BMI when you get pregnant but gain pregnancy weight and it causes your BMI to be in the overweight randge, is that unhealthy?
It depends/unlikely,: This depends on how much weight is gained during pregnancy. The average woman is expected to gain about 25 pounds during pregnancy and would likely still be overweight after it. So it's normal to be overweight in pregnancy. However, if the BMI was high normal before pregnancy it might be smart to have a diet and exercise program after the pregnancy. Best of luck. ...Read more
Could it be true you can diet and exercise and still you don't lose weight while on invega (paliperidone)?
If a calorie is a calorie, why do you need to eat healthy when trying to lose weight and not just eat less food?
Will that make you gain weight if you don't eat the recommended amount of calorie intake while losing weight?
Maybe: If you constantly eat too little your body can go into a survival mode thinking that food is not avialble and reduce your metabolism. Generally when on a weightloss program, the set calories are an average per day (you may go over one day & under one) but try to stay close to the suggested amount so your body does not think it is being starved. ...Read more
If you are on a low carb and more protein diet try to loose weight some time you can have uncomfortable very thin stools how to avoid them?
High fiber CHO: As a certified sports nutritionist I urge you to focus on overall caloric restriction as opposed to restriction of important macro and micro nutrients. Healthy carbohydrate (CHO) associated with weight loss and intestinal health is high fiber & condensed in nutrients like fresh vegetables, nuts, seeds, legumes, berries and select grains. The average male can loose weight on a 2000 kcal day diet! ...Read more
Depends: Depends on a multitude of factors. It might be enough or it might be even be too low, all depends on a multitude of factors like: gender, age, lifestyle (how active you are besides the workout, how much calories you burn by other activities). My advice is to ask your trainer or a dietitian to monitor your progress and make changes along the way if necessary. ...Read more
Just out of curiosity is it possible to be on a very low calorie diet but not lose weight if consuming too much foods that cause bloating like sodium?
Bloating can be a: Sign of food allergies or gluten intolerance. Have yourself tested to make sure you know what you're allergic too. It's not the calories consumed, but the proportion of carbs to protein that will help you loose weight. Less than 1/2 cup of carbs is good with 2/3 of your plate with organic veges of 5 colors, and 4 oz of protein, lots of purified water after your meal. 1/4 cup fruit/day. Good luck! ...Read more
If you do not eat your total calorie intake (i am calculated the amount i need to eat in order to lose weight but eat 400 cal less) will you gain?
Weight loss: No. Weight is determined by calories consumed minus calories burned. ...Read more
What to if I am switching from a low carb diet to a low fat diet diet. Do you think i will gain weight?
Ketosis describes a state of increased ketone bodies in the blood stream. Ketone bodies are generated from the breakdown of lipids (fat) when there are low levels of blood sugar or cells are not able to absorb the blood sugar present, as in diabetic ketoacidosis. Some diets which limit carbohydrates cause low blood sugar and may also result in ketosis. Ketone bodies disrupt the acidity of blood and when dangerously elevated can overwhelm the buffering ability of the body and ...Read more
refers to all the physical matter humans (like all living creatures) must take in on a recurring basis; only partially for energy. Like all life on planet humans are open systems which keep tearing down their structure & require intake of atoms/molecules from which to rebuild their structure. Intestinal lining cells replaced ~every 3 days. CaPO4 in bones ~every 6 years, ...Read more
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