How do I lose weight?!?
Topic: How do I lose weight?!?
November 17, 2019 / By Harris Question:
I'm only 15 and I'm almost 400 pounds :(
right now I'm 343 lbs. My family (mothers side) is rather heavyset. My question is: how do I lose weight. I need to get down to a healthy amount for a number of reasons. Preferably within 3 or 4 months.
My diet mainly consists of fatty and sugary foods. A lot of fried things. I eat a fair amount of veggies and fruits, and I only drink water, kool aid, and coffee (with 2 truvia and sugar-free creamer)
I get little to no exercise, mainly because I don't really know WHAT to do for exercise. There's a local gym but it's not exactly full of equipment. So let's say that I get my fair share of walking in most every day.
I can't really buy anything. I currently do not have a job, and my parents intercept my mail ever since the salvia incident.
Also, the generalized location of fat is my belly, thighs, hips, and chest. If that helps at all.
Best Answers: How do I lose weight?!?
Eldred | 4 days ago
Don't take diet pills. They are unnatural and dangerous. It is not the lack of pills that got you heavy; that is not the fix you need. It was (most likely) improper diet and lifestyle that got you the extra weight. That is the fix you need.
The best way to lose weight is through the principles of balance and moderation.
Shoot to lose 1-3 pounds per week. No more. Don't go hungry, just keep yourself filled with good, natural foods.
Don't worry about calories. Caloric science is flawed for several reasons. 1) it assumes 100% absorption, but we all absorb and excrete different amounts; 2) It assumes all calories are processed the same, but calories from natural sources are burned more slowly and evenly than from refined sources; 3) It assumes that the amount of energy released by combustion (burning) in a lab is the same amount of energy released when the food is broken down enzymatically in the gut; 4) It assumes that the same exercise done by different people will burn the same amount of exercise, but different exercises will be harder or easier for different people; 5) Correlation does not prove causation. People who are heavier eat more calories: did the calories make them heavy, or did being heavy make them need more calories? Maybe they are both symptoms of a deeper problem. 6) people in China consume 25-40% more calories; even the sedentary office workers have more calories and less obesity than we.
Asian cultures have long ago figured out how we should be eating, Ever since we have looked to science to tell us how to eat we have seen more obesity and diet-related disease. If we eat like the Asians, we will look like the Asians. This doesn't mean you have to eat Asian food, just adhere to the principles that are common to the different cultures and cuisines.
You should eat mostly vegetables, mostly cooked (cold and raw foods slow your metabolism because they need to be cooked in your stomach) and a wide variety, mostly fresh and in-season and local, simple grains (more rice, less bread), some fruit, a little meat, no dairy (it's for infants and grows tissue), and no artificial foods.
Avoid artificial foods, including sugar substitutes. Don't worry about calories, fat, protein, carbs, nor any one component of food.
There are several books that explain this strategy of eating. "The Asian Diet: simple secrets for eating right, losing weight, and being well" by Bussell explains the diet and its rationale. "The Asian Diet: get slim and stay slim the Asian way" by Tran has recipes that adhere to the principles. "The China Study" by Campbell has the science behind the recommendation.
Get some exercise every day, but not too much and not always the same exercise. Start slow and work your way up. Calisthenics are great, as is Tai Chi. You can get a video from the library.
Follow the principles of balance and moderation and you'll be fine. Most diets in America are not balanced nor moderate.
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Originally Answered: I have been running to lose weight, just wanted to know if diet pills would help me lose weight faster?
I have been through it all and know what's it about. The main thing is to stick in there. You can't be an addict to food and never exercise if you want to live a healthy life and keep the weight off. I've worked out, done every diet, and all types of classes.
Nothing works, besides dedication and intelligence towards the subject of losing weight.
First, depending on how much weight you need to lose, your diet is the first concern. You can't eat 10,000 calories a day and expect the weight to come off, even if you are exercising a lot. Which brings us to the next thing. Duh, Exercising...
This is a must especially if you need to a lot of weight. Get at least 30 mins of some good hardcore exercising. Do some cardio, in the long run, it's good for the heart.
However, I find the most hardest part of losing weight/keeping it off, in my diet. It's so hard to keep your fingers out of the cookie jar or those chocolate goodies. I've found a great addition to help any one out, it's a natural weight loss supplement called Proactol. Now don't get all crazy on me and say diet pills don't work. That is true, but not in this case. This one isn't meant to burn pounds while you sit on the couch. It's an appetite suppressant, along with being a fat binder. I saved money on the pills at theweightlossplace dot com along with getting some good info. It basically makes those fingers not go towards the cookie jar. For me it's the best pill I've tried and I've tried cupboards full. Now this doesn't mean you have to follow my foot steps but I've successfully lost roughly 70 pounds and keeping it off til this day.
Well good luck and remember what I said, Dedicate.
create emergency packs filled with healthy foods such as nuts fruits or sliced vegetables to help you avoid unhealthy temptations
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get your zzzzzs sleep deprivation alters levels of hormones in the body that regulate hunger causing an increase in appetite
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I will try to keep it simple. Your metabolism is basically the rate at which your body burns calories to create energy. So the faster your metabolism, the faster you burn calories and the easier it is to lose unwanted weight. To boost your metabolism naturally you just need to eat the right foods.
You can sit down and literally eat a 1,000-calorie dinner and yet be absolutely starving just a few hours later and the reason is simple: Because your body didnt get what it needed in those 1,000 calories so it sends signals to your brain telling you to ingest more calories and thus, the late-night cravings. That means that the surest way to end those late-night cravings and keep your weight loss goals on track is to eat a more balanced, nutritious diet that actually gives your body what it needs.
It's VERY EASY to lose weight if you eat the right foods. Check out Dr. Charles Livingston's video here: http://www.sexyjese.com - it will blow your mind.
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people who regularly weigh themselves and keep track of their progress in a journal are more likely to lose weight
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Originally Answered: Is this slim fast diet plan good? And how much weight will i lose per week and how much will i lose a month?
You are going to lose weight but your diet sounds a bit odd, I mean its great things to eat when you are on a slim fast milkshake diet, but I suggest you get some higher protein in there somewhere so you can supply your body with some extra energy, and add something green in there somewhere, you know some sort of vegetable. But besides that, it looks like you know what you're doing, and you are losing weight healthy, which is good.