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Sleep and Not Eat to Lose Weight?

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April 26, 2019 / By Elioenai
Question: My friend Lola who is 17yo has always been really self conscious about her weight. She's not fat, tho she is pudgy. She is about 5"3 and weighs around 150lbs give or take. It sounds like a lot but she honestly doesn't look big at all, just looks like she has a little tummy. She does diet and exercise but I guess she hasn't been getting the results she wants. She isn't planing on starving herself but what she told me is she is going to sleep through her hunger ? Like, she wants to sleep because when you sleep your not eating I guess. She plans to sleep a majority of the time thinking sense she will be spending time sleeping and not eating that it will help her lose weight. I don't think its going to work and if anything I think it will slow her metabolism down. She said she will still eat breakfast and dinner but in really really small portions. She said pregnant girls do it. Is this gunna work??
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Chase Chase | 2 days ago
Yeah your right, eating like that will slow down her metabolism.. In order to lose weight, it's imperative to keep your metabolism high.. There are only a few things you need to keep in mind. 1. To keep a high metabolism you need to have muscle mass, because muscles require a lot of calories to maintain.. 2. You need to eat protein. Protein maintains, and builds muscle.. as well as other random weight loss properties actually. 3. You CAN NOT go under 1200 calories in a day. It's a fact. If you do you will put your body into hyper survival mode, and your metabolism will plummet. Get used to counting calories, it's essential. 4. Also it is important to have one FEEDING DAY a week. That is a day where you eat a normal amount of calories. eg. 2000 5. You have to exercise like 3 or 4 times a week at least, and for half an hour.. because there is a certain heart rate that burns fat. And if you don't hit that, it doesn't matter how many stairs you take during the day, it's not going to make the same impact. Jogging is a wonder exercise, because it works your whole body.. 6. Good fat is needed. BECAUSE it tells your body it's getting enough fat, so that it can let go of the old fat easily.. get it?! avacado, nuts(walnuts), eggs, sunflower seeds, fish!, etc.. omega 3's are super important.. 7. and of course veggies are desperately needed for every body to function at top performance. 8.And keep up with the fruit! For a snack fruit is superb, it is highly important too. Fruit is so good for you. Eating properly is key, and Getting Exercise! Jogging works like a charm.. you need to get your heart rate up. And eat properly!! it's not just a matter of cutting cals! it really isn't. But learn how to count calories.. 'cause that is still of course very important. Protein protein protein And one of the most important things: try and make yourself food that you actually enjoy. It's not hard. Source(s): here's an online calorie counter http://www.fitclick.com/calorie_calculat…
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Chase Originally Answered: I'm completely unable to sleep, I feel way too energized, how can I get to sleep?
Exercise, preferably 6 hours before, but not within 2 hours of bedtime. Have a warm bath, or shower, an hour before bedtime, then a glass of very warm milk, possibly with Horlicks, or one of the herbal teas, below, and use dimmer lighting. Your bedroom should be very dark, with the lights out, and a good sleeping temperature is 70 degrees Fahrenheit, or 19 degrees Centigrade. Put your mind in a position where it wants to shut itself off, and sleep. View http://www.umm.edu/sleep/relax_tech.htm The progressive muscle relaxation, http://www.drcoxconsulting.com/managing is very easily learned; guided imagery, or mindfulness breathing http://altmedicine.about.com/cs/mindbody… is known to be effective, or http://www.wikihow.com/Meditate Give the EFT a tryout. It is free via the searchbar at http://www.mercola.com "EFT" & "EFT therapists" or www.tapping.com (13 free videos). Repeat to yourself: "Even though I currently have a sleep disorder, I deeply and completely accept myself." (or choose your own wording) while you use the acupressure massage/tapping. Find out which works best for you, in the daylight hours, so you will be prepared, come bedtime. For many people, a good idea is to develop a set "wind down" routine for the last hour before bedtime, so your subconscious mind learns that it is time to put thinking aside, and prepare for mindfulness, (awareness, without cogitation/purposeful thought) or the EFT, in preparation for sleep. The idea with mindfulness is to not even think about sleeping: just drift off, naturally, during exercising those techniques. Avoid TV, computer, or anything exciting in this hour, although reading a BORING! book is a good idea. Experiment, to find which combination works best for you. No coffee, tea, or other caffeine within 6 hrs of bedtime! Try a cup of chamomile herbal tea, an hour before bedtime. Others may prefer Sleepytime, by Celestial Seasonings, Relax, Be Sleepy, or valerian root (valerian "hangovers" possible), etc., from supermarket tea, or health food aisles. Milk, or cream should not be used with herbal tea. Get up and do something, like read a book, if you can't sleep within 20 mns. Personally, I prefer to use word/phrase repetition for a short time, changing over to mindfulness breathing; however, you may well find another method more effective. The following EMDR variant came from a book on treating insomnia for the depressed; I use it every night, and it is well worth trying. It seems to reduce distractions during the mindfulness relaxation methods, so I use it first. Keeping your head still, move your eyes first to the far left, then far right, and repeat this another 19 times. Each full sweep should take around a second. If you like, you can either subvocalise, or repeat: "one one thousand, two one thousand, three one thousand ... up to twenty. After this, allow your body to go limp, and relax for a short time. Then repeat the whole exercise, limpness, and relaxation twice. This may well be all you need. Others may require another round of the above. Before beginning the EMDR variant, I take a whiff of lavender essential oil in both nostrils; some people prefer a drop, or two on their pillow. This provides a strong cue to the subconscious mind to prepare for sleep. Get bright light, soon after arising, to reset your circadian rhythm. Stabilise your sleep habits. You could try melatonin (pharmacies) for a few nights only; more can interfere with the brain's natural production of it. Hypnosis is merely a heightened state of suggestibility, in which you are better able to communicate with your subconscious mind. 85% of people are suggestible, to some extent, so consider professional hypnotherapy, or more alternatives along such lines are at http://your-mental-health.8m.com/blank_25.html

Alvin Alvin
researchers found that dieters who ate eggs in the morning were less hungry than those who ate carb heavy meals
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Thomasina Thomasina
take a break from blue moon belgian white a 164 calorie treat and grab a miller genuine draft which is only 64 cals
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Rose Rose
eating water rich foods such as melons tomatoes and celery can help fill you up without adding too many calories to your day
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Muriel Muriel
if you find yourself at a weight loss plateau up the duration of your exercise routine by five minutes
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Muriel Originally Answered: How much should I sleep for weight loss?
Hi Ellie, First of all there isn't a set amount of hours of sleep you need to lose weight, it all depends on your age, activity level, genetics etc. Obviously you can't survive on 3 hours sleep or anything like that, and that the same time, oversleeping can be worse because you just wake up feeling like you've had no sleep. For this, you can find a complete blueprint at http://www.secretcleanacademy.com/ The most important thing is getting into a sleep routine for optimum weight loss results, it's no good going to sleep at 1am and waking up at 6am one day, and then then falling asleep at 9pm the next day and walking up at 11am, that will just mess your body clock up and cause you to develop a little pocket of fat around your midsection that you will struggle to get rid of, so when people say that sleep doesn't help to lose weight, it actually does, quite a lot. So what I would recommend is to fall asleep at a reasonable hour (the more hours before midnight the better it is for your body) so let's say around 10pm. And then when you wake from your first sleep cycle, then get up. DO NOT fall asleep again as this will tire you out more than you think, even if you are getting more sleep. Then just fall into this routine and you will notice a significant difference in how efficiently you drop down to your desired weight. Also if you find it hard to fall asleep, stay away from electronic equipment a good 1-2 hours before bed. I hope this helps! :-) Regards, Jane

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