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How do I lose weight?

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Dr. Christopher Dowd
Internal Medicine
11 doctors agree

In brief: Think long-term

There's more than 1 way, and in the end you want things that you can sustain over the long hall.
Some goals: small meals every 3-4 hrs, no skipping meals, make colorful veggies the main part of each meal, use lean meats & protein sources, avoid fast food & soda, greatly limit juice, drink mostly water, eat fish 2-3x/wk, and exercise 5x/wk. Try starting with 1 thing & gradually add others.

In brief: Think long-term

There's more than 1 way, and in the end you want things that you can sustain over the long hall.
Some goals: small meals every 3-4 hrs, no skipping meals, make colorful veggies the main part of each meal, use lean meats & protein sources, avoid fast food & soda, greatly limit juice, drink mostly water, eat fish 2-3x/wk, and exercise 5x/wk. Try starting with 1 thing & gradually add others.
Dr. Christopher Dowd
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Dr. Nicholas Martin
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Dr. Seema Patel
Holistic Medicine
3 doctors agree

In brief: Losing weight

To lose weight, get ur resting metabolism rate done(weight loss centers do this).
This determines the total number of calories you need to lose 1-2lbs/week. Decreasing 500cal/day will give you a 1lb wt loss in 1wk; drink water (1/2 your body weight), eat small meals about 150-200cal 2-4x/(depending on your metabolism rate) and 500cal/meal at night: lean protein/veggies; avoid carbs, .

In brief: Losing weight

To lose weight, get ur resting metabolism rate done(weight loss centers do this).
This determines the total number of calories you need to lose 1-2lbs/week. Decreasing 500cal/day will give you a 1lb wt loss in 1wk; drink water (1/2 your body weight), eat small meals about 150-200cal 2-4x/(depending on your metabolism rate) and 500cal/meal at night: lean protein/veggies; avoid carbs, .
Dr. Seema Patel
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Dr. Albert Pizzo
Family Medicine
2 doctors agree

In brief: Lose weight?

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In brief: Lose weight?

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Dr. Albert Pizzo
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Dr. Michael Rothman
Internal Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Reduce carbs and FF

Cut back on carbohydrates including fruit.
Stop eating all fried foods. Avoid soy based foods as they inhibit thyroid function.

In brief: Reduce carbs and FF

Cut back on carbohydrates including fruit.
Stop eating all fried foods. Avoid soy based foods as they inhibit thyroid function.
Dr. Michael Rothman
Dr. Michael Rothman
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Dr. Michael Rothman
Internal Medicine

In brief: Nutrient dense foods

Eat foods that are nutrient dense (like meat, fish, poultry, eggs, cheese, low starch vegatables and water) avoid foods that are not nutrient dense (like starches and sugars, including fruit) nutrient dense foods will increase your basal metabolic rate.
On the other hand, starches and sugars impair thyroid metabolism via affects on your liver (which helps activate thyroid hormone).

In brief: Nutrient dense foods

Eat foods that are nutrient dense (like meat, fish, poultry, eggs, cheese, low starch vegatables and water) avoid foods that are not nutrient dense (like starches and sugars, including fruit) nutrient dense foods will increase your basal metabolic rate.
On the other hand, starches and sugars impair thyroid metabolism via affects on your liver (which helps activate thyroid hormone).
Dr. Michael Rothman
Dr. Michael Rothman
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