**attention** Weight loss advice?

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October 15, 2019 / By Abijah
Question: Okay, here's a quick briefing. I'm 18 years old and last time I checked I weighed 230lbs but probably 242lbs now. I want to be 126lbs and I'm giving myself a full year to at least get up to 140lbs. So as my new years resolution, I'm going to change my life around. I'm going to cut out sugar (I'm an EXTREME sugar junkie) and anything else bad for me and pick up on the exercise. Oh, and I've also chosen to become a pescetarian. Now, besides all these changes, I'd like some advice from people who have lost weight too or from people who know ways that could help me reach my goal. Thanks guys, and please try and be as thorough as possible in your answers. :) Oh, I'm 5'3" just in case you may think 126lbs is too skinny. Its perfect for my height. :)
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Silvia Silvia | 8 days ago
Okay basically you need a healthy lifestyle, and in bodybuilding terms you have to 'cut' the fat. Firstly I will tell you how to calculate your basic metabolic rate! (bodyweight in lbs) x 10 = 2420 2420 x (activity level) - [activity level is a number from 1.3 - 1.9] depending on how much you exercise I would suggest you go with 1.3, considering your calories are already reasonably high for a cut, raise if you feel you want more to eat and are struggling, with 1.9 being extreme, having a physical job such as firefighter and working out intense every day and even doing some cardio. So, 2420 x 1.3 = 3146 This is your basic metabolic rate, these calories will keep you at the weight you are at now. So you want to lose weight, -10% is a healthy deficit, so.. 3146 x 0.9 = 2831 That is the amount of calories, or roundabout, that you would need to eat to lose weight. Secondly I will lay out the kind of lifestyle you will need to lead to lose such a vast amount of weight.. Drink 7-8 glasses of water a day, and try to avoid sodas, juice is okay, in moderation, the reason water is so great is because your body does not have to do anything to it to extract water from it, because it IS WATER! :)), drinking water before meals will also cause you not to have such an appetite as it will fill your stomach. Sleep 7-8 hours a day to allow your body to recover and rebuild itself. Do 20-40 minutes of walking/ jogging/ jump rope or whatever every day, this is a great way to burn some calories, 20 minutes is the minimum, and I'm sure you can fit that into your day somewhere! You will obviously need to get protein, from fish and beans considering that you are a pescetarian, tuna will probably be the best choice for you. Carbohydrates come from vegetables like rice and potatoes, these are what give you energy, and eat enough healthy fats, but no saturated fats! Now, if you've got all that just keep motivated, take a picture of yourself every month, (the scales lie but the mirror does not!) and if you see changes you will be motivated to carry on. Find a goal or someone you want to look like and every time you think of having a binge just think of them and your long term health goals, finally good luck, you wanted thorough, I gave you thorough! :P
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Silvia Originally Answered: Attention Getter: Healthy Living Speech?
Diets are for those who are thick and tired of it. Let me put it this way. According to my girth, I should be a 90 foot Redwood. (Erma Bombeck) The United States is at war. And, we are losing that war. The economic consequences of obesity are destroying us. The annual cost of obesity is $95 - 100 BILLION dollars! Our health care systems, our nation's financial security and our health are in a state of emergency. http://www.cdc.gov/nccdphp/dnpa/obesity/economic_consequences.htm

Phillis Phillis
Work out at the gym and get advice from a fitness trainer. Avoid eating fattening foods. Chances are, you are addicted to fat and it will give you headaches to avoid sugars and fats - these are called withdrawals. Eat natural foods like fruits and veggies. Avoid dressings, except balsamic vinaigrette and lemon juice. Don't drink soda, not even diet. It will make you work harder to gain the same results. Be happy. Be a loser!
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Maryann Maryann
Drink LOTS of water it will help you feel full, eat small meals through out the day, like 6-8. This will speed up your motabalism and you can digest food faster and will keep you slimmer
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Lalla Lalla
share your weight loss goals with your friends and family make it a positive life change and ask for their encouragement
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Jennie Jennie
drink 3 cups of green tea in 24 hours researchers say it can increase energy expenditure by 106 calories
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Fionola Fionola
avocados can be your secret weight loss partners theyre high in fiber and healthy fats giving you a meaty tasting meat alternative
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Dacey Dacey
try a pasta less spaghetti by mixing shredded zucchini veggie meatballs and raw tomato sauce seasoned with a dash of zesty oregano
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Dacey Originally Answered: Advice on weight loss?
this tips is long but it help me a lot i hope it help u too! cardio exercise and eating breakfast fruits, whole grain cereals and egg-white are great options help boost metabolism which help lose weight faster & burn more calories so eat egg in every morning omelet or boiled etc..to get protein which important for your body for losing weight stay way from junk food, fries Do 30 minutes of cardio training [dancing, jogging, aerobics, yoga , running, bicycle, swimming, kick boxing ... ] and 30 minutes of strength train [weights, arms, setup, crunches for abs, legs workout and stretches] workout 3-6 times on week. 30min or 1-2 hours # Walk 30 minutes a day – no excuses # dont set watch TV or computer more than 2 hours stay active. # Be aware when you eating dont eat front TV, Eat when you are hungry & eat slowly # Restock your kitchen with healthy food # dont skip meals eat every 4 hours & eat 3 healthy small meals & 2 healthy snacks instead 3 big meals # Eat when you are hungry & eat slowly, chew more! # Reduce portions by using smaller plates & bowls (9 inch diameter instead of 11+ inch) # Eat 9 handfuls of vegetables more than fruits each day also eat 1 small handful nuts # you have to learn about calories you should take, look & learn label on sodium,sugar,fat,carb,calorie and read ingredients # Avoid trans fat in label (Avoid partially hydrogenated oils,Shortening, palm kernel oil and coconut oil) and saturated fats at all cost # Avoid white food such as enriched wheat flour/white flour (white bread and rice, potatoes,white starches - white pasta, crackers, cakes,donuts,pizza ,and simple sugar, including high fructose corn syrup. Sugar, sugar, sugar. The #1 killer for trying to lose belly fat, get a 6 pack, or achieving that flat, tight, sexy stomach. Avoid high fat foods (butter,margarine, cheese, milk ) go for low fat try to avoid processed or refined carbohydrates # Drink one or two glasses of water before a meal to help fill you stomach with fewer food calories # Eat less fat ,sugar and your sodium (salt) recommends less than 2,300 milligrams of sodium daily—that's about 1 teaspoon of salt. our bodies' needs (about 1,500 milligrams) . #Fifteen percent of your calories should come from protein, 25 to 35 percent from fat and the rest from carbohydrates. # Fruits, vegetables, whole grains, low-fat and nonfat dairy, legumes, fish and lean meat should all be incorporated into your diet. # Soybean, canola, olive, safflower, sunflower and corn oil are all healthy oils you should use when cooking and preparing foods. Also, cooking medium heat is ideal but oil alone is not recommended. # All fresh vegetables and fruits, such as green leafy vegetables and greens, broccoli, cauliflower, green beans, carrots, tomatoes, etc. Eat plenty of fiber-rich vegetables (dark leafy greens—good; corn--not so good), beans (all of them), and fruit (apples, pears, peaches, and berries have a lower GI than tropical fruits, like papaya and mangoes). # Complex Carbohydrates * Whole grains, pastas and cereals, brown rice, whole wheat bread, oats, millet, barley, kasha, cornmeal, polenta, etc. # Stop eating 2-3 hours before bed time & dont eat carbs on dinner and sleep night 8 hours, # Fill up 25-30 grams of fiber. #Drink plenty of water before, during & after workout it increase your muscle tone is also important to lose weight keep hydrated, drink 8 glasses of water # dont eat under than 1,200 calories # if you take in more calories than you burn through daily activity and exercise you'll gain weight__regardless of whether those calories come from "good" natural foods or "bad" processed meals. it's that simple: Eat less exercise more, Best Fats; Monounsaturated Fat Foods * Avocado * Oil (canola, olive, peanut, sesame) * Olives (all) * Nuts * Peanut butter, old-fashioned * Sesame seeds Good Fats: Polyunsaturated Fat Foods * Margarine (first ingredient is polyunsaturated oil) * Mayonnaise (regular or reduced-fat) * Nuts (walnuts) * Poultry * Oil (corn, safflower, soybean, cottonseed) * Salad dressing (regular & reduced-fat) * Seeds (pumpkin, sunflower) * Liquid Vegetable Oil * Eggs * Meat Bad Fats:Saturated Fats ( no more than 7% saturated fats) * Bacon & bacon grease * Cheese * Milk * Butter (stick, whipped, reduced-fat) * Eggs * Coconut Oil * Cream * Cream cheese * Ice cream * Lard & salt pork * Palm kernel oil * Cocoa Butter Bad Fats: Trans Fats (no more than 1% trans fats) look in ingredients Partially Hydrogenated Fats or Shortening * Margarine (stick) * Nondairy creamers * Baked Goods * Fired Foods * Also Found in Naturally In Meat & Dairy Products In Small Amount

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