What to expect for weight loss on a water fast?

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July 19, 2019 / By Elton
Question: I just wrapped up my first day on a water fast and I have some questions. How much weight can I plan on losing on average each day if I don't add any extra activity to my daily routine? And also, when I break my fast will my body have a hard time digesting the food? please share personal experiences if you have any, thanks =]]
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Clay Clay | 7 days ago
I am not sure where you got the idea that a water fast was a good idea because it is one of the worst things you can do to lose weight. It is a common misconception that we should eat less (or in your case, no food) to lose weight. You should in fact be eating more food to cater for all the exercise you should be doing to lose weight the healthy way. You are basically wrecking your metabolism and this will affect weight loss and weight gain for the rest of your life. Not only this but your body will be eating up fat burning muscle, further decreasing your chances of losing weight. It is time to wake up. If you don't stop this fast now and start eating, you are going to do your body serious and permanent damage. Is that really worth losing a few pounds over. I am sorry to be so harsh but honesty is what you need. This following website gives you the tools you need to develop a healthy lifestyle and maintain it for a lifetime. Good luck because you are going to need it.
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Clay Originally Answered: Starting my juice diet today for 4 days what should I expect? How much water weight can I lose?
a juice fast/diet most definitely does not include cereal for breakfast. it's vegetable and fruit juice only for 3-5 days or longer. the first few days your body is just cleansing and the point is to shut down your digestive system so your organs can focus on eliminating toxins i.e. stored fat, etc. after the first 48 hours you should start to lose 2-3 pounds a day; obviously the longer you go, the more you will lose. it is however important to consider taking supplements to make sure you're not depriving your body of essential nutrients. you must also probably book a colonic irrigation which cleans out your bowels. i know this sounds unpleasant but i've just done it and it's pretty amazing how good you feel. depends on what you want to do. for your age and height you are at a pretty good weight, so it's up to you how far you want to take this. something to keep in mind: if you are eating cereal and milk, whatever kind it may be, and then juice for two meals, you're NOT detoxing... you're starving yourself; therefore your body will go into survival mode and you may not reap the benefit of the juice diet.............. good luck! :)

Amory Amory
You can lose about 1/2 pound a day during the fast and can expect half to three quarters of the weight to come back as soon as you start eating again. A water fast is usually done for religious reasons, it is not very effective as a weight loss diet.
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Toni Toni
Three steps that have really helped me are dieting, exercising, and the correct weight loss supplement for losing weight. Focus on those three things and you will lose weight considerably. I exercise 30 mins a day along with taking Proactol, a natural weight loss supplement that I saved money on at theweightlossplace.com Good luck and stay focused = )
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Rubina Rubina
You can lose about a pound a day if you don't exercise.. When you stop fasting, don't eat anything that would be too hard to digest or any raw food. Try some soup the first day off the fast and slowly go back to regular food.
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Nelda Nelda
opt for self checkout wait in line for 7 minutes ring yourself up for another 10 bag your own grub and load up the car
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Louanna Louanna
for a thicker creamier texture choose low fat unsweetened greek yogurt loaded with protein calcium and natural probiotics it makes for a tasty snack any time
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Louanna Originally Answered: How fast can I expect to lose weight?
You are probably not seeing results because you are starving yourself, and certainly are not getting enough protein. Weight loss is an overall process and there are no magic answers. Pay no attention to weight loss supplements and pills and all the latest fads. You need to think about many factors but most of them are related to issues we've known about for a very long time. There are many sensible things you can do that will make a tremendous difference over the long term if you need to lose weight. It can be done in a healthy way. This is what has worked for me. Keeping a food journal really does help. It will give you a much better sense of how much you are eating, and when, and why. Make a few additional small changes - walk everywhere, always use stairs instead of elevators, walk on escalators, get up and move around at least once an hour if your work or your life in general is sedentary, walk every day, use a pedometer. Walking 10,000 steps a day is a really good idea. Build up to a long brisk walk everyday, or most days. Be more active and watch less TV and spend less time on the computer. Buy one piece of exercise equipment to have at home and be strict with yourself about using it. Sometimes you can find mini-steppers or exercise bikes at second hand stores and thrift stores for just a few dollars. Start a weight lifting routine. Join a gym. Possibly you can find one that has someone who specializes in weight lifting programs for beginners. Weight lifting will increase your metabolism as well as improve posture and appearance overall. Even if you can't get to the gym you can work out at home using things around the house. Invest in a good weight training book. The Dummies series actually has a good one. In terms of diet, cut out or reduce things like junk food, pop, fat, fast food. Eat more fruits, vegetables, whole grains, lean meat, fish. Particularly if you choose a vegetarian lifestyle include natural peanut butter, hummus, dried fruit and nuts. Pay close attention to getting the nutrients your body needs to be healthy. Make your portion sizes smaller. Use a smaller plate - in our society we have become accustomed to thinking that we need a large plate of food at every meal, and we don't. About quarter of your plate of food should be protein and at least half of it should be veggies. Learn to count calories. At your current weight and activity level, you may possibly need about 2000 calories or more to maintain your current weight. So you will lose weight at a reasonable and healthy rate if you cut back to about 1600 or 1700 calories a day. Eat small amounts frequently, rather than three large meals. Never skip breakfast. Include some protein in your breakfast. It will help get you through the day. Drink plenty of water, at least 8 big glasses of water a day, and more if it is very hot, if you sweat a lot, or if you are exercising intensely, and eliminate fruit juices. Fruit juices have too many calories, so get your vitamins from fresh fruit, not the juice. You will begin to see changes in your body. Vary your routines. Don't eat the same number of calories every day (vary your calories from 1400 a day to 1900 or 2000 some days), eat a variety of foods, and do different kinds and amounts of exercise. You will lose weight much more efficiently if you mix things up from time to time so that your body doesn't adjust to any one routine. An area that many people overlook is getting enough sleep. You are much more likely to overeat or to binge eat if you are tired and not well rested, so get enough sleep. Check out websites about nutrition, exercise, weight training, etc. Here are a few helpful links. http://www.nutrawatch.com/ http://www.caloriesperhour.com/ http://www.helpguide.org/life/healthy_eating_diet.htm http://www.wikihow.com/Lose-Weight-the-Healthy-Way http://weightloss.about.com/cs/fitness/a/aa011503a.htm http://www.webmd.com/fitness-exercise/features/no-weight-workout?page=4

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