how can i lose weight?
Topic: how can i lose weight?
November 14, 2019 / By Payton Question:
i've been trying to lose weight this entire year and have not been successful. i used to have no problem losing weight when i was younger. i'm 26....
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Lou | 10 days ago
The only way that works over the long term is to make healthy life style changes you can live with most of the time. Here are a few ideas.
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. It will help increase your metabolism and make you feel and look better in so many ways. 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. A couple of the links I've included explain how.
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 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.
Check out websites about nutrition, exercise, weight training, etc. Here are a few helpful links.
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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.
Here is a diet used by the hospitals to help people lose weight for surgery so obviously it burns alot of weight fast. I was going to try it until I found out you MUST eat everything and can't substitute ANYTHING with ANYTHING or will NOT work. Here it is (:
1/2 grapefruit or ping grapefruit juice
1 slice toast
1 tbs peanut butter
1/2 cup tuna or broiled skinless chicken
1 slice toast w/cheddar cheese
2 slices of meat (3 oz) or small broiled steak
1 cup string beans
1 cup beets or carrots
1 small apple
1/2 cup vanilla ice cream
1 slice toast
5 saltine crackers
1 cup cottage cheese or 1/2 cup tuna
2 wieners boiled or fried
1 cup broccoli or cabbage
1/2 cup carrots or turnips
1/2 cup vanilla ice cream
5 saltine crackers
1 slice cheddar cheese
1 hard-boiled egg
1 slice toast
1 cup tuna or chicken or turkey
1 cup beets or carrots
1 cup cauliflower, cantaloupe, banana or greens
1/2 cup vanilla ice cream
1/2 cup cantaloupe
This diet is used at the Baptist Hospital Weight Reducing Clinic. It works on a chemical breakdown and is a proven diet. Salt and pepper may be used but no other seasonings. Do vary of substitute any of the foods. Do not use sugar or salt substitutes. Where no quantity is given, use common sense. Do not eat between meals. Drink all the unsweetened tea or coffee you want. Drink lots of water. Diet drinks are permissible. Stay on this diet for 3 days. Eat normal meals the other 3 days.
From there, maintain it; use myfitnesspal.com and make an account-- go to tools and look up your BMR (say your 18 ONLY when you register) and that's how many calories you burn if you were to stay in bed 24hours. Eat that many calories (or less) and keep track by entering your foods.
I am 12 but I have been trying to lose and maintain my weight all of my life and my Mom helps me a lot so I know quite a bit. If you have access to a gym or gym equiptment, use the Stair Stepper on Program 12-- it burns 1400calories per HOUR I used it a lot but now I'm kind of off track but it's AMAZING!!!!
And if you are hungry-- we ALL have this problem, and feel like eating for 4hours, try eating one sandwhich or whatever you are eating and wait 10mins and drink two glasses of water before, after AND during your meal. So wait 10 mins and then, if you are still hungry, eat 3 more bites and wait 10 more minutes drinking water then you have to toughin' up and put it up. When and if you work out, bring a mug of ice with you (this is good even on a daily basis when you are bored and "hungry" like all America). Eat the bite sized ice (you can get this from Sonic) and just munch on it-- it hydrates you and you feel like you're snacking. Unforunately, for many of us, it's NOT a diet-- it has to be a lifestyle choice. But, if you want to slack off a week, WATCH and if you see that you are getting a little weight back, get back on track. Hope this helps and good luck!!!
P.S.Chewing 100 times per bite of food helps your food digest MUCH quicker to get it out of your system and helps you lose weight quicker (:
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When blood sugar goes up, it creates free radicals that oxidize fats. LDL cholesterol is not bad unless it becomes oxidized. High blood sugar causes LDL to oxidize. These deposits cause the blood vessels to clog, leading to coronary artery disease. Diabetics have higher incidence of coronary artery disease than nondiabetics do, probably because their high blood sugar is causing LDL to oxidize.
Whenever sugar increases insulin levels in the body, fats are also stored. The insulin response causes us to store fat rather than to burn fat.
You can be carrying five thousand extra calories on your thighs, but you will not be able to burn it off, because the insulin in your blood-stream creates a “lock”, which means that those calories cannot be accessed for fuel. If you want to get rid of those five thousand calories and let your body live of that fat, don´t eat anything with a glycemic index over 50. So a glycemic level over 50 is a good example for foods to avoid.
Glycemic levels ... Foods to avoid...
Tofu frozen dessert (nondairy) 115
French Baguette 95
Gluten-free bread 95
Instant rice 90
Rice chex cereal 89
Hamburger bun 87
Rice cakes 82
Rice Krispies 82
Vanilla wafers 77
Corn chips 73
LifeSavers Candy 70
Angel food cake 67
We cannot store protein in our body. You need to provide it with a fresh supply of high quality protein every day (animal protein). Protein is the basic material of life. Every structure and function in our body depends on them. When the protein supply is depleted, the body is forced to feed upon itself.
High quality protein is animal protein. For example, a single serving of grilled chicken breast delivers 28 grams of protein at 172 calories. The protein content of half a cup of cooked rice ranges from 2 to 2.5 grams and contains 103 calories. You would need to eat seven cups of rice – packing a whopping 721 calories – to get the same amount of protein as in the chicken breast.
Protein should be present at every meal and every snack to provide energy and means of cellular repair throughout the day.
Fat-free diets are a one way ticket to trouble. Fats and oils provide essential antiinflammatoy and antioxidant protection. Good fats stabilize the cell membrane and act as hormone-like substances. Fat can be burned as fuel in the mitochondria but cannot be used as energy unless essential fatty acids are present. So get the fat from good fats (olive oil is a good example). Saturated fats are bad fats (they are solid at room temperature). Good fats are monounsaturated or polyunsaturated (they are liquid in room temperature).
Good food to enjoy...
Almonds, Apples, Asparagus, Avocado, Beans, Bell Peppers, Blackberries, Blueberries, Broccoli, Brussels sprouts, Cabbage, Cantaloupe, Capon, Cauliflower, Celery, Chicken, Clams, Cod, Coriander, Cottage cheese, Crab meat, Cucumbers, Egg whites, Eggplant, Low-fat milk, Flounder, Garlic, Grapefruit, Hazelnut, Honeydew melon, Leafy greens, Legumes, Lemons, Lentil soup, Lettuce, Mushrooms, Mussels, Nectarines, Nuts, Oatmeal non instant, Olive oil, Olives, Onions, Parmesan cheese, Parsley, Peaches, Pears, Plums, Radishes, Raspberries, Salmon, Sardines
This doesn´t mean a lifetime without ever having pizza, pasta or bread. You can have one of these foods once a week once you understand the balance. For example, if you eat a pasta dish, make sure to eat your protein first. Choose high fiber whole wheat pasta, and cook it al dente (firm). Then serve it tossed in olive oil, freshly chopped parsley and lightly sautéed garlic, garnished with Italian grating cheese such as Parmesan. The fiber and olive oil will slow the absorption of the carbs in the pasta, as does the al dente preparation. The antioxidants and minerals in the garlic and parsley complete the picture. But always remember to eat protein first, and follow with the pasta and salad. And be sure to eat a small serving of pasta – no more than two uncooked. If you eat pizza, limit yourself to one medium slice.
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regular exercise and eating 5 small meals a day...you gotta stick with this for life so that whatever weight you lose never returns!
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muscle burns at least four times as many calories as fat does so try twenty minutes of strength straining two to three times a week
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save the kitchen and the dining room table for cooking and eating try not to use it as a place to do work or other activities or you may be tempted to eat more
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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.