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Nutrition & Dieting: Weight Loss, weight loss plateau, laura kraemer
weight loss plateau, laura kraemer, group sessions: James, sounds like you are right on with the plateau. There is nothing you can do but to ride it out. In our group sessions we found plateaus would generally last a few weeks. Also, as your body gets smaller, your energy needs are less. You might have to adjust...

Nutrition & Dieting: Weight Loss, weight loss plateau, fresh fruits and vegetables
weight loss plateau, fresh fruits and vegetables, metabolism rate: Hello James! Thank you for your nutrition question. As you said it sounds like you have hit a weight loss plateau. This happens often in weight loss when the body slows down in order to preserve itself after a large amound of weight loss. One thing...

Nutrition & Dieting: Weight Loss, weight loss plateau, exercising with weights
weight loss plateau, exercising with weights, platuea: The frist 30 pounds you lost were some water, some lean tissue and some fat. As you get closer to your goal weight that weight loss will slow down because now you are probably only losing body fat, which is much harder to lose. In addition, if you are exercising...

Nutrition & Dieting: Weight Loss, healthy breakfast ideas, whole grain bread
healthy breakfast ideas, whole grain bread, apple banana: HI Debbie Here are some ideas for breakfast, lunch and dinner so that you can see how to try to eat during the day. Breakfast, say many, is the most important meal of the day, and we agree! By starting the day with a filling and nutritious meal you give...

Nutrition & Dieting: Weight Loss, food diary, lifestyle change
food diary, lifestyle change, temporary situation: To suggest anything specific I would need to work with you individually to know what you have done to this point so that I could suggest what else you could try or change. Make sure you are eating healthy, watching portions, drinking water, and exercising...

Nutrition & Dieting: Weight Loss, heart operation, heart patient
heart operation, heart patient, eatright org: Because you have past medical issues I would highly suggest you see a dietitian in your area to help you with weight loss. It is a learning process and not something someone can do for you in a paragraph! I would either ask your doctor for a referral to...

Nutrition & Dieting: Weight Loss, atkins diet, food choices
atkins diet, food choices, lifestyle change: Hi Miranda It is so easy to put on weight when you are on vacation or even working because we have a tendancy to grab quick foods. Diets really don t work because it is only a quick fix and the weight is gained back very rapidly when you start eating...

Nutrition & Dieting: Weight Loss, daily caloric intake, tessmer
daily caloric intake, tessmer, calorie needs: I would need more info than that to figure out daily calorie needs but to give yourself a quick estimate you can check out: http://www.active.com/calculators/index.cfm Subtracting 500 calories from your total needs would be a 1 pound a week weight loss and...

Nutrition & Dieting: Weight Loss, strict diet plan, lettuce tomato
strict diet plan, lettuce tomato, waist hips: Hi M, First off, you don t say how tall you are, but 125ish pounds is very likely to be within your ideal body weight range. If your body is already at a healthy weight, it can be very difficult to lose weight. Most people have a weight that their body...

Nutrition & Dieting: Weight Loss, laura kraemer, thyroid condition
laura kraemer, thyroid condition, food journals: Dear JoLynn, If you were able to lose 35 pounds in a month before, then you can do it again. The difference is that you are trying to do it on your own. You can see a doctor to check for the remote chance you have a thyroid condition, but because you were...

Nutrition & Dieting: Weight Loss, laura kraemer, resting metabolism
laura kraemer, resting metabolism, exercises to lose weight: Kitten, a healthy weight depends on your height, your body type, and how much muscle you carry. Your doctor should be the one to give you that number. Easy exercises to lose weight are the ones you will stick with. I like just plain walking for 30 minutes...

Nutrition & Dieting: Weight Loss, powerbar pria, calories per day
powerbar pria, calories per day, bench press: ANY diet has a higher than 95% chance of failure once it s stopped. Within 1-2 years of stopping it, typically ALL the weight lost is regained along with 20% more. Metabolism is generally more sluggish as well and the next time a diet is attempted, it s...

Nutrition & Dieting: Weight Loss, pound weight loss, laura kraemer
pound weight loss, laura kraemer, powerbar pria: Hi Neal, 1000-1200 is a little low for daily calories and might be hard to follow especially if you say you like to eat so much. Sometimes though if you strive for 1200 in a day and eat a little more, then you will still lose weight. 1500-1800 per day should...

Nutrition & Dieting: Weight Loss, diet soda, full proof
diet soda, full proof, calorie intake: First of all, for your height, 140 pounds is perfectly healthy and trying to reach a weight that might be unrealistic can be frustrating and not worth it. If you have to do anything drastric to get down to that weight I recommend staying where you are at....

Nutrition & Dieting: Weight Loss, resting metabolism, physical habits
resting metabolism, physical habits, exercise 3: ARUL, Weight gain occurs when one or more of the following occurs: 1) you eat more calories, 2) you burn fewer calories (less physical activity or exercise), 3) there is a medical abnormality going on. You should take an honest look at how your diet...

Nutrition & Dieting: Weight Loss, laura kraemer, calories per day
laura kraemer, calories per day, abdominal muscles: Dear Jeremy, you can t just spot reduce certain areas. When you lose weight, you lose it all over. You can tone certain muscles and make them appear smaller. Crunches are great to tone the stomach or abdominal muscles. Walking will tone the legs. Strive for...

Nutrition & Dieting: Weight Loss, mypyramid gov, starvation diet
mypyramid gov, starvation diet, well balanced diet: I cannot give you an individual diet as those are services I charge for. In addition, I cannot hand out a diet without working with someone one-on-one. I can tell you by what you wrote that you are NOT getting enough calories!! You should be on no less...

Nutrition & Dieting: Weight Loss, calories per pound, fruits vegetables
calories per pound, fruits vegetables, calorie requirement: Hi Again, Well I know you have paid some money to have them help you but here is the scoop. I ll give you this information with hopes of empowering and educating. Your body s goal through the day is to survive not to look any ceratain way, now for survival...

Nutrition & Dieting: Weight Loss, organ tissue, calorie intake
organ tissue, calorie intake, famine: Weight loss like you experienced was more than likely 90-95% (if not 100%) fluids. After that, with such restricted calorie intake, the body would probably have used muscle/organ tissue while doing everything possible to conserve fat (natures reaction to...

Nutrition & Dieting: Weight Loss, insulin glucagon, basal metabolic rate
insulin glucagon, basal metabolic rate, energy calories: Hi Caterina Good news is, at least you have some good information so when I tell you to eat some more you don t panic. 1st lets look at this my cardio set at around 135hb/min (which, according to the doctor, should guarantee I burn fats). That is half...

Nutrition & Dieting: Weight Loss, laura kraemer, calories per day
laura kraemer, calories per day, loosing weight: Dear Caterina, Cut your carbs for a week and eat more protein. Try to stay under 50gms of carbs per day and increase your protein to make up the calories. If that doesn t work, then you must have some hidden calories somewhere, because you should lose weight...

Nutrition & Dieting: Weight Loss, mypyramid gov, nutrigrain bar
mypyramid gov, nutrigrain bar, eating to lose weight: You need to make sure your diet is well balanced with ALL of the food groups! I cannot give you any personal recommendations unless I had more info and was working with you as a client. In addition, to tell you Anything you are doing wrong I would need...

Nutrition & Dieting: Weight Loss, aerobic exercises, set ups
aerobic exercises, set ups, exercise routine: Whitney, Your current exercise routine of swimming and crunches sounds good. I d avoid sit ups of you already do crunches, since sit ups are much more likely to lead to injury. Increasing your exercising to 5 days a week is also a very good idea, as...

Nutrition & Dieting: Weight Loss, blood circulation, sleep time
blood circulation, sleep time, fatty foods: Hi Reema Forget about the way you look for a minute we will get back to that. Your body has 1 goal; SURVIVAL. It s jobs is to protect the brain to continue thought, so it can function. It does not care how you look, honestly it would rather be sedentary...

Nutrition & Dieting: Weight Loss, free calorie counter, stomach stapled
free calorie counter, stomach stapled, counting calories: The key concepts, even with bariatric surgery, are moderation in calorie input and increases in your activity and exercise. Even surgey doesn t work if you are not careful with your calorie intake. I believe in counting calories, so that s where I would...

Nutrition & Dieting: Weight Loss, training strength training, reema
training strength training, reema, things take time: Reema, A healthy weight loss is 1-2 pounds per week. So I would say 20 pounds in 5 weeks is a bit of a stretch. The healthiest way to lose weight is to eat a healthy diet, watch portion sizes and exercise regularly. Losing weight too quickly means you...

Nutrition & Dieting: Weight Loss, laura kraemer, calories per day
laura kraemer, calories per day, calorie consumption: Dear Reema, Chances are you are going to lose maybe 13 pounds tops in the next month. That might not seem like a lot, but you at 137 pounds will be quite an accomplishment. You will have to count calories and increase your cardio. Try to do one full hour of...

Nutrition & Dieting: Weight Loss, negative calorie foods, burning calories
negative calorie foods, burning calories, weightlifting program: It sounds like you re on the right track if you re avoiding fast foods and soft drinks. Your weightlifting program will be the most helpful exercise since it builds muscle which burns more calories. A good diet plan would be to eat 5-6 times a day but...

Nutrition & Dieting: Weight Loss, mypyramid gov, well balanced diet
mypyramid gov, well balanced diet, basic food groups: Your best bet is to follow a healthy well-balanced diet and to watch your portions. This is a great web site to find out what and how much to eat for your age and activity: www.mypyramid.gov. Follow the basic food groups and eat balanced meals throughout...

Nutrition & Dieting: Weight Loss, whole grain cereal, frosted shredded wheat
whole grain cereal, frosted shredded wheat, fad diets: I m a big fan of losing weight and keeping it off without spending ANYTHING but grocery money. NONE of those diets actually work anyway - it s not your fault. Read the small print results NOT typical - just like everyone who plays the lottery doesn t win...

Nutrition & Dieting: Weight Loss, laura kraemer, essential nutrients
laura kraemer, essential nutrients, dear jennifer: Dear Jennifer, I m not a doctor and I can t answer the specific question about the long term effects of not having your period. There are essential nutrients that should be eaten daily. Those essential nutrients are fat and protein. Your hormones are made...

Nutrition & Dieting: Weight Loss, fructose corn syrup, lean muscle mass
fructose corn syrup, lean muscle mass, low glycemic foods: Hi Tiffani, I always recommend starting with a low-glycemic diet. This is not a low-carb/high-protein diet. Low-glycemic foods include high water/low starch veggies including cooking greens, spinach, lettuce, tomatoes, cucumbers, asparagus, celery, broccoli,...

Nutrition & Dieting: Weight Loss, detoxification diet, elliptical treadmill
detoxification diet, elliptical treadmill, hips and thighs: Hi KT, There s a lot to take into consideration here, so I ll provide you with some ideas to start, but it may take some tweaking. First, what s your bodyfat % at now? I wouldn t be too concerned with the increase in weight as long as clothes are fitting...

Nutrition & Dieting: Weight Loss, stair stepper, lean cuisine
stair stepper, lean cuisine, essential nutrients: Hi Shannon, the major change should be with your eating habits. You are not eating enough and certainly not the right balance of nutrition to support what you are doing. each meal should be a balance of protein/carb and good fat. Cut down on bread/pasta...

Nutrition & Dieting: Weight Loss, jenny craig, weight loss success
jenny craig, weight loss success, low fat diet: Hi Heather I think one of the main things to think about when we lose weight is our emotions. I know that for myself I was heavy for so long that it was hard to accept the fact that I really was losing weight. It all has to do with your emotions and feelings...

Nutrition & Dieting: Weight Loss, orange juice drink, calcium fortified orange juice
orange juice drink, calcium fortified orange juice, motabolism: Hi Danny I don t have preplanned menus for one week but I have sent you a one day menu. I have lost about 80 pounds and its really all about changing your eating habits and portion sizes. With some changes in your eating habits and exercising habits...

Nutrition & Dieting: Weight Loss, eating junk food, motabolism
eating junk food, motabolism, whole grains: Well, the key is not to spoil it with JUNK but think healthier!! I cannot provide you with meal plans as that is a service I would charge a fee for. And at this point I don t think that is what you need anyways! What you need is just to think simple and...

Nutrition & Dieting: Weight Loss, peanut butter and jelly sandwich, healthy meal plan
peanut butter and jelly sandwich, healthy meal plan, grain toast: Hello Danny! Thank you for your nutrition question. I wouild love to help you with your weight loss goals. There is a fruit supplement that I think would help you with weight loss called Juice Plus. It contains the nutrients from different fruits and...

Nutrition & Dieting: Weight Loss in Children, life cereal, whole grains
life cereal, whole grains, lifestyle change: I have to congratulate you with more enthusiasm than you ll EVER know at not mentioning diet or focusing on weight with your child! Believe me, you could very well be saving this child s life - for years long after you re gone! You can make subtle...

Nutrition & Dieting: Weight Loss Diet + Excercise Plan, healthy diet plan, low carbing
healthy diet plan, low carbing, weight loss diet: Hi Sulman, Greetings and thank you very much for such a thoughtful and smart question. I appreciate that you are seeking advice from those who have lost weight before you jump in desperation at the newest diet promoted on the magazine covers in the check...

Nutrition & Dieting: Weight Loss and Excercise, home gym sets, impossible time
home gym sets, impossible time, time school: If you re like approximately 99% of ALL dieters who lose weight the way you did, you can expect all of the lost weight to return, with an additional 20%. Not good news is it? It s why diets do NOT work and why the average weight of the population...

Nutrition & Dieting: Weight Loss and Exercise, peanut butter chicken, mypyramid gov
peanut butter chicken, mypyramid gov, healthy eating plan: Hello Larry! Thank you for your nutrition question. If you are trying to lose weight you need to concentrate more on cardiovascular exercise then the weightlifting. This means spend more time on the treadmill or eliptical then in the weight room....

Nutrition & Dieting: Weight Loss and Exercise, biscuit and gravy, pepperoni pizza
biscuit and gravy, pepperoni pizza, slim fast shakes: Is there any way you can break the habit of the fast food joints? And for heaven s sake - don t waste a single dime on a meal replacement shake! The fast food is SUPER high in trans fat (the worst you can do to your heart, arteries, cholesterol levels and...

Nutrition & Dieting: Weight Loss, Fat Deposits, and Skin, fat cells, tight skin
fat cells, tight skin, excess skin: The good news is that you have a complete handle on what you need to do - and it will likely take a lot LESS time than you think! Just by getting in a brisk walk every day, for 15 minutes and modifying your food intake by just about 20% (depending on what...

Nutrition & Dieting: Weight Loss, Fat Loss, Carbs, and Fats, good fats, fats oils
good fats, fats oils, lifting weights: Dear Dominique, It looks like you light want to: 1. Figure out what kind of weight you gained: fat or muscle. To do this, go to http://dietandbody.com/plan/measuring.html (it s free) and use the calculator to measure your body fat. 2. You might eat...

Nutrition & Dieting: Weight Loss Help, birth control pills, breakfast lunch dinner
birth control pills, breakfast lunch dinner, wheat bun: Hi Dani, I see from your information that you really do have a low-calorie diet. Did you know that most antidepressants have a side effect of weight gain? Unfortunately this is true. Celexa has a side effect of weight gain. It sounds like this is your...

Nutrition & Dieting: Weight Loss - Looking at first true attempt, fad diets, miracle products
fad diets, miracle products, true attempt: Hi Mathew, You have been and are being smart about looking for answers. Nice try in the gym - bear in mind they are selling MEMBERSHIPS, if you never use the joint, fine with them. What your mother did did wonders to lower her metabolism - long story...

Nutrition & Dieting: Weight Loss/Muscle Tone, target weight, thyroid problem
target weight, thyroid problem, voluntering: Good news Sasha! Unless you have a thyroid problem or some major disease process that is preventing you from losing weight, or on certain medications that may cause weight gain, then there is nothing standing in the way of your losing those last pounds!...

Nutrition & Dieting: Weight Loss & Nutrition, rebecca rebecca, weight loss nutrition
rebecca rebecca, weight loss nutrition, lean cuisine: Rebecca, My suggestion would be to find a dietitian you can work with one-on-one. I can t tell you WHY you are not losing weight without working with you to find out a lot more specific information! I do offer online services as www.Nutrifocus.net. Or you...

Nutrition & Dieting: Weight Loss with Obesity, kimberly a tessmer, healthy eating plan
kimberly a tessmer, healthy eating plan, registered dietitian: There are many formulas that estimate caloric need. And they do just that estimate your needs. It is NOT an exact science only an estimation! Since I have no idea which formula you used to come up with 6000 calories I cannot comment on it. I would...

Nutrition & Dieting: Weight Loss Plateau, weight loss plateau, excess calories
weight loss plateau, excess calories, empty food: Hi Fifi, ...and keep it off. First, flush the notion that 3,500 calories = a pound of fat, period. Your metabolism changes with moods, stress, etc...eating too little...yes, eating too little. You have been doing battle with your body, and you need...

Nutrition & Dieting: Weight Loss Problems, laura kraemer, picky eater
laura kraemer, picky eater, chemical imbalance: Ashleigh, accept that to lose weight you will have to change your eating habits and exercise. Start by cutting out a snack and walking daily for at least 30 minutes. Give it one month and see if you lose any weight. If not, you have to cut out a little more...

Nutrition & Dieting: Weight Loss Question, orange juice drink, calcium fortified orange juice
orange juice drink, calcium fortified orange juice, food choices: Hi Ashley Sorry for the delay in answering your question but I have been without phone service since last night and I have the dial up internet. I can give you the pointers that helped me lose weight. I have lost about 80 pounds and its really all...

Nutrition & Dieting: Weight Loss Question, laura kraemer, kara kara
laura kraemer, kara kara, food triangle: Kara, you say you are not overweight yet you want to lose 10 pounds. That is a lot of weight when you play a sport. Some of the weight you lose might be muscle and loss of muscle might affect your playing ability. But eating healthy is a great goal to have....

Nutrition & Dieting: Weight Loss Supplements based on Age and Gender, weight loss supplements, target markets
weight loss supplements, target markets, weight loss supplement: I really don t like this part of what I do because it s like telling a kid there s no tooth fairy, Santa Claus and magic is all made up. Some people want to hold onto their belief in these products so much, that no matter what anyone says, they ll never give...

Nutrition & Dieting: Weight Loss For Teens, low carb diets, portion size
low carb diets, portion size, calorie intake: I m a firm believer in calorie counting, moderation in portion size, and regular exercise. Best to simply cut out junk food and sweets, and increase your activity. It may be simple, but it s effective. All the low carb diets do the same thing: cut out...

Nutrition & Dieting: Weight Loss, Toning Muscles and Maintaining, bulging disks, spinning classes
bulging disks, spinning classes, rehabilitation therapy: Hi Donna! Sorry to hear about your back and the 4 bulging disks. We are only as strong as our weakest link. It sounds like your back should be the primary focus right now. The term bulging means that the disks are somewhat compressed and have begun to...

Nutrition & Dieting: Weight Loss, fad diets, weight loss journey
fad diets, weight loss journey, mark shields: Hello Lisa, This is Mark. A while back on allexperts.com you asked me a question. I m just doing a follow up to see how you are? I also wanted to inform you that I just started an email newsletter related to nutrition and exercise. It will keep you up to...

Nutrition & Dieting: Weight Lossing, water loss, packing material
water loss, packing material, real food: HI Samantha. 4-6 weeks to lose 10 pounds of fat. Anything faster is water loss. Exercise anywhere, just do something that gets you breathing hard for a total of 30 minutes a day - 3 x 10 minutes, 6 x 5 minutes, it is all good. see http://www.premiumfuel.com...

Nutrition & Dieting: Weight lifting but losing muslce bulk, eating habit, protein metabolism
eating habit, protein metabolism, protein consumption: Chris, I cant tell whether or not the fact that you re losing strength/muscle indicates any serious health condition or not. Try eating right and exercising right (see references above) before getting too much worried. The loose skin can be due to fat...

Nutrition & Dieting: Weight lose, gym passes, putting music
gym passes, putting music, energy output: No matter how complicated the books, so-called doctors, experts, whatever - make it seem - the absolute bottom line is that you need to intake 3,500 calories more than you use in order to gain ONE pound and you need to burn 3,500 calories more than you need...

Nutrition & Dieting: Weight loss, laura kraemer, body measurements
laura kraemer, body measurements, added bonus: Dear Kim, try not to concentrate on what you weigh. If you measure inches, I m sure you will be and are smaller. When you weight-lift, you increase the size of muscle. Muscle is heavier, but takes up less space pound per pound than fat. The added bonus with...

Nutrition & Dieting: Weight loss, fuel option, muscle tissue
fuel option, muscle tissue, weight training: Hello Christina, That is a great question. First I want to address the weight part. While it seems you re slimming down ( a good thing ) you re focusing too much on the scale #. If you email me I can send you a chapter out of my new book that will explain...

Nutrition & Dieting: Weight loss, essential amino acids, stay at home mom
essential amino acids, stay at home mom, framingham study: Our bodies were essentially designed to eat vegetables and fruit and complex carbs. If you look at our tooth structure and the length of our intestines, they were designed for vegetables/fruit/complex carbohydrates much more than they were designed for meat....

Nutrition & Dieting: Weight loss, pilsbury dough boy, crash diets
pilsbury dough boy, crash diets, arm curls: As you re learning first hand, diets DON T work. Nearly 100% of all dieters, no matter what plan, program or pill they re on, will end up 20% BIGGER than when they started AND their metabolism is slower, making the next diet even worse. As for those pills,...

Nutrition & Dieting: Weight loss, spaghetti and meatballs, isometric exercises
spaghetti and meatballs, isometric exercises, calories per day: GOOD questions! If you weighed 500 lbs and your eating plus activity levels were maintaining that weight, it doesn t matter what foods you re eating (buckets of chicken, gallons of ice cream or spaghetti and meatballs). Once you reach the balance between...

Nutrition & Dieting: Weight loss, nutrition question, diet industry
nutrition question, diet industry, body composition: Hello Karen! Thank you for your nutrition question. This is a question most personal trainers and weight loss counselors hear at least once every day. The diet industry has taught us that “weight loss” is the most important goal of any diet or fitness...

Nutrition & Dieting: Weight loss, lean muscle mass, weight training for dummies
lean muscle mass, weight training for dummies, counting calories: Hi Sonya, It sounds as if you are on the right track! Although you might not be seeing weight loss at the rate you d hoped, there is much research to support the fact that those who lose weight more slowly are much more likely to keep it off in the long...

Nutrition & Dieting: Weight loss, huge muscles, toned arms
huge muscles, toned arms, arms and legs: The higher the muscle mass/tone, the higher your metabolism and the more fat is burned. You don t have to become a body builder or have huge muscles, it can be something as simple as a nice flat tummy, toned arms and legs. Then, by eating the right...

Nutrition & Dieting: Weight loss, healthy eating plan, rice cakes
healthy eating plan, rice cakes, milk and cheese: Hello Ramya, Thanks for your question. Sounds like you are eating too many carbohydrates and not enough protein in your diet. You need to increase your intake of beans and nuts.I would recommend checking out www.mypyramid.gov where you can create a...

Nutrition & Dieting: Weight loss, laura kraemer, food triangle
laura kraemer, food triangle, light weights: Dear Allen, Start with 1500-1800 calories per day. Walking, lifting light weights, and eating protein foods at every meal along with other healthy foods on your plan, will help maintain muscle mass while losing weight. You must eat healthy foods and write...

Nutrition & Dieting: Weight loss, push ups sit ups, arm curls
push ups sit ups, arm curls, flaxseed oil: Hello Mark! Your workout routine and eating plan sound great. Losing weight is really all about lifestlye changes. Make your new exercise and eating plans a lifelong habit. You probably only need one protein shake daily as you do not want protein overload....

Nutrition & Dieting: Weight loss, animal fats, understandable desire
animal fats, understandable desire, dairy animal: She s actually just on the low side of ideal for height and weight. Still, being female, having some more curves is an understandable desire. When heredity plays a role giving us the tendency to be thin, or heavier, it s awfully difficult to change it....

Nutrition & Dieting: Weight loss, basal metabolic rate, calories per day
basal metabolic rate, calories per day, calorie requirement: At your current weight, you are burning about 900 calories in the three hour walk. You will burn less as you lose weight but at this point, the total calories burned in a week would be 4500. One pound equals 3500 calories so you can lose 1.3 lbs/week through...

Nutrition & Dieting: Weight loss, hard boiled egg, special k cereal
hard boiled egg, special k cereal, cup brown rice: Hello Mary! Thank you for your nutrition question. Tuna fish would be lower in calories then chicken. For snacking, I would recommend any of the following: a handful of raw almonds, cup yogurt, hummus with whole pita, half peanut butter sandwich,...

Nutrition & Dieting: Weight loss, losing muscle, low bodyfat
losing muscle, low bodyfat, energy system: Hi, You give one sensible question and one dangerous question. The sensible one is about losing body fat, although you cannot select where it will burn from. Losing body fat REQUIRES dense muscle, so you can see why your second question is completely at...

Nutrition & Dieting: Weight loss, resting heart rate, blood pressure medication
resting heart rate, blood pressure medication, exercise questions: Hi again, Sorry to hear you re experience with the trainer wasn t the best. Unfortunately, the regulations in this industry are very poor, so it can be hit or miss finding a qualified trainer. Don t give up though, hopefully you re gym has others that you...

Nutrition & Dieting: Weight loss, drastic weight loss, lifestyle change
drastic weight loss, lifestyle change, processed foods: Natasha, I am terribly sorry for the delay, but I had set my acct on vacation , and it didn t take. I am back now, so I will answer your question. Thanks for clearing things up for me--I understand what you are asking me. Your nutritionist was on the...

Nutrition & Dieting: Weight loss, low carbohydrate diets, high protein foods
low carbohydrate diets, high protein foods, low carb diet: Hi Renu I will try to answer your questions in order. A safe normal weight loss is between 2 to 3 pounds per week. The weight lost during the 6 weeks could have gone from 12 to 18 pounds. 2. I will answer this at the end of the email. 3. Normally...

Nutrition & Dieting: Weight loss, cardio workouts, leg muscles
cardio workouts, leg muscles, cardio work: Hi Tess, Usually, most people will notice a change in their face after significant weight loss. If you have already lost 20 lb and haven t noticed a change, it s difficult to say when you might expect to notice any change. Your body fat percentage is quite...

Nutrition & Dieting: Weight loss, health weight loss, cardio workouts
health weight loss, cardio workouts, collar types: If you want to reduce those areas that are larger due to muscle (and that s what it sounds like with the arms and thighs), you need to break down the muscle tissue, just like any professional body builder would. This means letting up considerably on any exercise...

Nutrition & Dieting: Weight loss, cardio workouts, thin body
cardio workouts, thin body, tessmer: Tess, Sounds like you don t have a lot of body fat to lose in the first place. Most of what you are dropping is probably muscle mass. YOu probably lost it in your arms because you are not working out those muscles like you are your legs. You may want to...

Nutrition & Dieting: Weight loss, fad diet, life cereal
fad diet, life cereal, refined sugars: Oh I am SO glad to hear someone who is approaching health and weight control with patience and intelligence! It took me more than 30 years to make the decision you re making now. However, since that was about 5 years ago and the weight has stayed off (because...

Nutrition & Dieting: Weight loss, essential amino acids, framingham study
essential amino acids, framingham study, complex carbs: The following diet lifestyle is a great way to boost many aspects of your life. It may seem stringent, but if you stick to it you will feel great in the end. Our bodies were essentially designed to eat vegetables and fruit and complex carbs. If you look...

Nutrition & Dieting: Weight loss, gradual weight loss, nutrition question
gradual weight loss, nutrition question, calories per day: Hello Loyd! Thank you for your nutrition question. Congratulations on your weight loss. It sounds like you have a good routine going however, you might be losing weight too rapidly at 10lbs per week. The problem with quick weight loss is that it...

Nutrition & Dieting: Weight loss based on starting weight?, one of the lucky ones, metabolisms
one of the lucky ones, metabolisms, thanks in advance: Hi Joe, In general, it is harder to lose weight the closer you are to your ideal weight; so generally the last 10 lbs or so can be the most difficult for many people. However, there is a vast variation in individual metabolisms, so there are some people...

Nutrition & Dieting: Weight loss and birth control, birth control pills, food diary
birth control pills, food diary, tessmer: Birth control pills can make weight loss a bit more difficult and for some women can add a few pounds. So your weight platueau could be the pill but I wouldn t stop trying other things. First you may want to talk to your doctor. There are some birth control...

Nutrition & Dieting: Weight loss for my body type, laura kraemer, hips and thighs
laura kraemer, hips and thighs, lifting weights: Lindsay, there are no scientific studies that I know of that show if you eat certain foods, certain times of the day you will lose weight. Where you gain weight has to do with your genetics. To lose weight start walking daily for 30 minutes above what you...

Nutrition & Dieting: Weight loss for my body type, hips and thighs, fresh fruits and vegetables
hips and thighs, fresh fruits and vegetables, healthy eating plan: Hello Lindsay! Thank you for your nutrition question. Since you are working in a restaurant you should have access to a variety of healthy foods to aid with a healthy eating plan. Weight loss is achieved when you eat right and exercise regularly....

Nutrition & Dieting: Weight loss and bones, laura kraemer, doctor laura
laura kraemer, doctor laura, tailbone: Dear Samuel, the bad thing about losing a lot of weight fast, is you inadvertently lose muscle along with the fat. Sounds like you reduced your buttock muscle causing your bone to protrude. You might try to build up your muscles with weight lifting, bike riding,...

Nutrition & Dieting: Weight loss conundrum, ulterior motives, low food
ulterior motives, low food, everyday foods: Since you ve tried them all, and obviously they didn t work or last, I m glad you re finally ready to quit and do it right. It s not a matter of a diet - it s a matter of living it! Check my page and you ll find out how to be your best weight while...

Nutrition & Dieting: Weight loss and dieting, backround info, fish salmon
backround info, fish salmon, plain fish: No, there are NO foods that speed up metabolism. The only thing that does that is exercise. Make sure your goal weight is realistic. Keep in mind that it is difficult if not impossible to weigh the same as you did when you were very young. You have to give...

Nutrition & Dieting: Weight loss dieting, healthy meal ideas, fish ect
healthy meal ideas, fish ect, lean protein: Hi Dasha, The most important thing right now is going to be to make changes. Changes that are going to last forever. So start small if you are exercising then do it on a regular basis. As far as eating this is a good rule of thumb.#1 it takes 3-3.5 hours...

Nutrition & Dieting: Weight-loss dieting:, smart vitamins, sensible meals
smart vitamins, sensible meals, meal replacements: I advise eating all food and just watching what types of foods you eat and your portion sizes. Six small meals a day is a good meal plan with 3 sensible meals and 3 healthy snacks inbetween. Without knowing specifics I cannot estimate your calorie needs...

Nutrition & Dieting: Weight loss dilemma, mypyramid gov, kimberly a tessmer
mypyramid gov, kimberly a tessmer, hips and thighs: April, We all store fat differently. Some store it around the abdomen some around the hips and thighs, etc... There is no real way to spot reduce when it comes to fat! When you lose weight you lose from all over your body and not just one specific spot....

Nutrition & Dieting: Weight loss and exercise, mypyramid gov, critical success factors
mypyramid gov, critical success factors, metabolism rate: Hello Nadia! Thank for your nutrition question. Congratulations on the birth of your 3rd child! Weight loss takes time after pregnancy. A sensible goal would be to lose 1-2 pounds per week, particularly if you are looking for the weight you gained...

Nutrition & Dieting: Weight loss & exercising, weight watchers, headway
weight watchers, headway, dress size: The change in dress size but not weight probably has a lot to do with replacing fat with muscle. Muscle is denser (i.e. heavier but more compact) than fat. You slim down, but don t see a big change in your weight. The scale isn t the only thing you should...

Nutrition & Dieting: Weight loss, fat loss..., high calorie foods, doing housework
high calorie foods, doing housework, healthy snacks: Careful of relying on the scale to heavily. Scales are not always perfect and differ in how they work from scale to scale! Your body retains fluids throughout the day so you will NOT weigh the same exact weight all day long. You should stick to weighing...

Nutrition & Dieting: Weight loss, fat loss.., whole grain foods, doing housework
whole grain foods, doing housework, calories per day: How many calories are you taking in now? I deally if you want to weigh around 125 then you should be taking in about 1250 calories per day. Exercise is definitely key. You say you walk, but how about trying running for a change. Your diet should be...

Nutrition & Dieting: Weight loss without Gallbladder, high intensity interval training, casual pace
high intensity interval training, casual pace, sweating alot: Shequetha, you came to the right place for your question! I understand that you must be very frustrated that you haven t obtained any results from your hard work & effort. I congratulate you on taking responsibility for your health and weight loss, and that...

Nutrition & Dieting: Weight loss goals, right foot then left foot, pound weights
right foot then left foot, pound weights, hand weights: Your routine sounds very reasonable, as does your weight loss goal 1-2 pounds a month is modest and sustainable. The exercise you are doing is fine, and your weight loss reinforces the fact that it is making an impact on your health and well being. You...

Nutrition & Dieting: Weight loss and height, school mates, fruits and vegetables
school mates, fruits and vegetables, raw fruits: HI Kiddo, You could use some things that get you feeling more at home in your own skin. Try some activities, find something that is fun for you, when you use your body, you feel good about it, no matter how it compares to other bodies. As much as you...

Nutrition & Dieting: Weight loss help..., weight watchers points, genuine support
weight watchers points, genuine support, better success: Jennifer, I would suggest visiting a dietitian in your area. A dietitian is the professional in this area. He/she can provide a individualized plan for you as well as educate you on how to take the weight off and keep it off for life. No gimmicks, just...

Nutrition & Dieting: Weight loss help..., paleo diet, weight watchers points
paleo diet, weight watchers points, barry sears: Hi Jennifer The diet you are describing is the ideal diet. Basicallaly what you need to do is learn a new lifestyle. In the beginning its difficult, but once learned it becomes a no brainer The problem with most diets is that they are based on calorie...

Nutrition & Dieting: Weight loss; percentage fat/protein/carbs, resting metabolic rate, fruits and vegetables
resting metabolic rate, fruits and vegetables, deluxe program: Laura, First, the best way to gauge if you are eating the correct number of calories a day is by what your weight is doing. Are you losing weight? Do you feel hungry all the time? It could be helpful if you knew your resting metabolic rate. Then,...

Nutrition & Dieting: Weight loss pills, unbleached flour, weight loss pills
unbleached flour, weight loss pills, whole grains: I don t recommend the use of diet pills. Those kinds of supplements are not regulated by the FDA, and their claims and side effects have not been evaluated. I recommend eating a diet high in fruit and vegetables. Eat more whole grains and whole wheats and...

Nutrition & Dieting: Weight loss plateau on a low carb diet, weight loss plateau, south beach diet
weight loss plateau, south beach diet, low carb diets: Dear Erica, This is a very common situation with most of low carb diets. If you are on the Atkins diet, please keep it in your mind that it s missing an important point of controlling protein intake and keeping the proper ratios of carbs:protein: fat....

Nutrition & Dieting: Weight loss post knee surgery, weight training program, articular cartilage
weight training program, articular cartilage, interval training: Sorry James for my delay to your question. I would start with the cycling for cardio or even elliptical if you have access to one. Gradually work your way up in duration just a few minutes per week. I would also incorporate some intervals in at least every...

Nutrition & Dieting: Weight loss after pregnancy, gallbladder problems, counting calories
gallbladder problems, counting calories, low fat recipes: Hi Sabrina, Focus on the quality of what you eat and the quantity tends to take cars of itself. A little olive oil and real butter can go a long way for flavor. Fat free stuff is a waste of time. Please give http://www.premiumfuel.com a read to get the...

Nutrition & Dieting: Weight loss question, metabolism rate, gradual weight loss
metabolism rate, gradual weight loss, fruits vegetables: Hello Ashley! Thank you for your nutrition question. I am glad that you are giving yourself some time to lose the weight because gradual weight loss is the much healthier and safer way to go. You should aim to lose 1-2 lbs weekly. People who try to...

Nutrition & Dieting: Weight loss question, drink lots of water, portion sizes
drink lots of water, portion sizes, food groups: Hi Ashley, I really cannot give you anything specific in the way of an actual plan! THe only thing I can generally tell you is to eat from all the food groups, watch your portion sizes and drink lots of water. Watch your sweets intake, fast food and higher...

Nutrition & Dieting: Weight loss question, laura kraemer, caloires
laura kraemer, caloires, light weights: There is not set amount of calories, there are only guidelines. First keep a journal and figure out what you are taking in now. To lose weight try to reduce your daily average calories by about 250. Example: say you keep a week journal of your normal eating...

Nutrition & Dieting: Weight loss rate on Atkins diet, dr atkins diet, insulin sensitivity
dr atkins diet, insulin sensitivity, body fat percent: Weight loss rate on any diet depends on too many factors to allow me answering your question. These factors include but are not limited to: - initial body fat percent - body fat distribution (body type) - muscle mass - resting metabolic level - dieting...

Nutrition & Dieting: Weight loss with type 1 diabetes, calories per day, nutrition labels
calories per day, nutrition labels, type 1 diabetes: Hi Catherine! Glad that you took well to my suggestions. And as far as splitting up the cardio, go for it! I would rather have you do 2 really intense 20 minute sessions at a higher, more challenging level, than one long boring 40 min session that you...

Nutrition & Dieting: Weight loss and waist inches, waist circumference, infertility treatment
waist circumference, infertility treatment, body fat percent: Dear Monica, I have a good news for you: belly fat is the only body spot that can be spot-reduced by diet manipulations. I suggest that you read all about it following these URLs: 1. First, figure out your body fat percent: http://dietandbody.com/plan/measuring.html...

Nutrition & Dieting: Weight loss and no weight gain, fruits and veggies, freshman 15
fruits and veggies, freshman 15, workout routine: I would suggest cutting back on your total calories. Remember this might include alcohol and snacks, and cutting back on both might make the impact you need. Your workout routine sounds great, keep it up. Also, certainly some medications can cause weight...

Nutrition & Dieting: Weight loss for X-Powerlifter/Bodybuilder @ 40 Yrs old, fad diets, raw nuts
fad diets, raw nuts, weight loss advice: Hi Mike, Pack some dried fruit and raw nuts. Eat every 3-4 hours. Lots of plain water, no sodas. Try doing cardio 4-6 times a week, and...AND....RESISTANCE TRAINING ONCE A WEEK. one 30 minute round of non-stop, wearing out each of 6 muscle groups does...

Nutrition & Dieting: Weight loss..., heavy weights, calories per day
heavy weights, calories per day, working out with weights: Hi Mylinda, It sounds like you have gained muscle and lost fat at the same rate. Keep doing what you are doing but eat ~2-300 less calories per day and that should speed up the fat loss. Visit www.toolsforlife.cc for other guidelines and let me know any...

Nutrition & Dieting: Weight lost at 72 yrs. old, weight loss plateau, exercise regime
weight loss plateau, exercise regime, cardio workout: Hello Angelo! Thank you for your nutrition question. It sounds like you have hit a weight loss plateau which is quite common in weight loss. That plateau where the scale just seems to be stuck at the same number for weeks at a time. Don t panic......

Nutrition & Dieting: Weight Management and calorie intake, laura kraemer, caloric needs
laura kraemer, caloric needs, calorie intake: Dear Melissa, You need to listen to the dietician who has calculated your caloric needs instead of decreasing your calories to what you feel comfortable with. Hopefully within a few months of healthy eating, your body will respond and you will feel better....

Nutrition & Dieting: Weight on the mind, shape changes, looking in the mirror
shape changes, looking in the mirror, gynecomastia: Hello Steve, I wish there was an easy answer for me to give you but there isn t. What you REALLY need to do is talk to your doctor about how you are feeling mentally about your weight. This sounds like something you have really become obsessed about and...

Nutrition & Dieting: Weight Platue or Gain, platue, food variety
platue, food variety, portion sizes: Sheri, Hi, and great to hear from you. Say Hi to Dave for me. In my opinion, and in many experts opinions, Weight Watchers is probably the best overall diet plan. It encourages food variety and reasonable portion sizes. WW also has the highest adherence...

Nutrition & Dieting: Weight?, high calorie foods, mustard greens
high calorie foods, mustard greens, protein shakes: Those supplement shakes are generally used for the elderly and infirm who, for whatever reasons, aren t able to eat enough calories in a regular diet. Sometimes, people on chemotherapy develop severe mouth sores and these supplements are among the few ways...

Nutrition & Dieting: WeightLoss, water weight, calories
water weight, calories, diets: To lose 7 pounds of fat you need to burn 24,500 calories more than you eat over the month. That translates to 817 calories a day. While it is possible, that s a pretty tall order (at least to lose it and then keep it off). That s equivalent to a 150 pound...

Nutrition & Dieting: Weightloss, aerobic exercises, food diary
aerobic exercises, food diary, aerobic classes: Lisa, I can t give you anything specific to follow, which is what it sounds like you are looking for. If you want a specific program I would suggest seeing a dietitian in your area for personal instruction/counseling. I am not sure how much and how long...

Nutrition & Dieting: Weightloss, weightloss program, binge
weightloss program, binge, cravings: I don t know if I can help with issues surrounding the cravings or will power to not eat. One way is to not buy a lot of food that would cause you to binge eat. Don t carry a lot of money or credit cards if you re likely to eat out a lot. While this doesn...

Nutrition & Dieting: Weightlosss, calories burned calculator, activity coefficients
calories burned calculator, activity coefficients, nutrition question: Hello Kaitlynn! Thank you for your nutrition question. Accurate determination of the calories you burn can only be accomplished by individual physiological testing. However, the following calculator at:http://www.nutritiondata.com/calories-burned.html...

Nutrition & Dieting: Weird Weight, laura kraemer, blue berries
laura kraemer, blue berries, tuna fish: Dear Joey, any exercise is better than no exercise, so even 15 minutes will help. If you really want to lose weight, get yourself out walking for thirty minutes per day. You can split that up into two 15 minutes walks spaced out if you have to. Your foods...

Nutrition & Dieting: Well balanced meals, non starchy vegetables, stay at home mom
non starchy vegetables, stay at home mom, fruits veggies: I hear ya, food - including shopping, preparing, cooking and eating is supposed to be a joy. Not every second of it, but mostly. Keep it simple, the less you do to it, the healthier it is. Fruit - always raw, cooking it, even pasteurizing juice, ruins...

Nutrition & Dieting: Whats a better diet for gaining mucsle weight?, laura kraemer, chicken tenders
laura kraemer, chicken tenders, tuna fish: Dear Jared, A lot of your calories are coming from sugar which is carbohydrate. Muscle is built from protein. Try adding egg whites,lean meats, chicken, fish, tuna fish, pork, and non fat dairy products to your diet. Get rid of the bagel, cinnamon rolls, cookies,...

Nutrition & Dieting: Whats a better diet for gaining mucsle weight?, high school soccer, chicken tenders
high school soccer, chicken tenders, school snack: Hello Jared! Thank you for your nutrition question. The following tips should help you to gain more muscle mass through diet and exercise. 1. Eat consistently. Every day, have three hearty meals plus one to three additional snacks. Do NOT skip meals!...

Nutrition & Dieting: Whats a better diet for gaining mucsle weight?, whole wheat bread, whole grain bread
whole wheat bread, whole grain bread, chicken tenders: I m SOO glad you asked this! If you really, honestly want to develop muscle, it s not just what you eat, but what you DO to tone up and work out. Ideally, weight resistent exercise like weight lifting, flexing and certain sports will do this. The eating...

Nutrition & Dieting: Whats the most grams of protein your body can take in 1 day?, nutrition question, protein intake
nutrition question, protein intake, nutrition questions: Hello Jared! Thank you for your nutrition question. Your protein intake should be 1 g per lb of bodyweight. So you should eat no more then 170g of protein daily. Eating too much protein can leach calcium out of your bones so you should be very careful...

Nutrition & Dieting: Whats the most grams of protein your body can take in 1 day?, dietary reference intake, rda for protein
dietary reference intake, rda for protein, kidney disease: The Institute of Health s Dietary Reference Intake (DRI) recommendations allow from 10% to 35% of total calories -- from protein (if you re generally a healthy adult with no kidney impairment). On an 1,800 calorie diet, you could safely consume anywhere from...

Nutrition & Dieting: Wheat Allergy, flavored coffees, wheat allergy
flavored coffees, wheat allergy, nutrition question: Hello Craig! Thank you for your nutrition question. Some liquors do contain wheat so always read the ingredient labels on products before buying any packaged food. Gluten(wheat) is found in many foods and drinks. As a general rule, avoid all liquors...

Nutrition & Dieting: Wheat, lower esophageal sphincter, wheat product
lower esophageal sphincter, wheat product, chocolate drinks: Hello Sam! Thank you for your nutrition question. Usually wheat product don t cause acid reflux. GERD(acid reflux) is a condition in which acid from the stomach moves backwards through the lower esophageal sphincter and into the esophagus. Gerd(acid...

Nutrition & Dieting: Wheatgrass, health benefits of wheatgrass, benefits of wheatgrass
health benefits of wheatgrass, benefits of wheatgrass, would like more information: Dear Debra, There s no scientific information supporting the claims about health benefits of wheatgrass. However, there s no data on any harmful effects of it. So, if you feel good with this food -- fine, why not taking it if you can afford the price...

Nutrition & Dieting: Whey Protein, fruits and vegetables, kidney problems
fruits and vegetables, kidney problems, low fat milk: Ahmed, Too much protein in the diet can lead to high acidity and problems. However, the amount you say you are eating is not excessive. Whey protein, in combination with weight training, is useful in building bulk and muscle mass - is this your goal?...

Nutrition & Dieting: Whey ProteinSweetened w/fructose, whey protein, blood sugar levels
whey protein, blood sugar levels, whey powder: Hello George! Thank you for your nutrition question. Fructose is sweeter than glucose, which is one of the reasons why fructose is used in so many food products today. However, fructose is not converted to energy as efficiently as glucose; its slower...

Nutrition & Dieting: too WIDE, sodium nitrate, shape transformation
sodium nitrate, shape transformation, artificial sweeteners: Hi David, I apologize for my delay in replying. Consider: a) when you are at the gym, the temptation to compare ourselves to others and to require ourselves to be perfect specimens in comparison, is most keen. b) sometimes the mirrors at the gym are concave...

Nutrition & Dieting: too WIDE, face legs, sense david
face legs, sense david, medium frame: David, That s a difficult question to answer without knowing your body type. Everyone has a different body type and the healthiest thing you can do for your mind is to embrace your own body type - when it is physically healthy. At 6ft and 240lbs you...

Nutrition & Dieting: Wieght Loss, losing wieght, health choices
losing wieght, health choices, stress relief: Professional atheletes, olympiads, etc. are also quite fitness oriented, but very few of them focus on the numbers as much as lay people (non-professionals) may think. It s just not necessary, unless someone is obese or has suffered a lifetime of poor...

Nutrition & Dieting: Wieght loss, sofa cushions, bed pillows
sofa cushions, bed pillows, excercise program: GOOD FOR YOU! The way to lose the lbs is to lose the scale! Muscle mass weighs more than fat, but takes up less space. So, you re losing weight (inches) but it doesn t show on the scale because the stupid-stupid-stupid scale doesn t know the difference....

Nutrition & Dieting: Wieght loss, low carb diet, atkins diet
low carb diet, atkins diet, ulterior motives: Atkins is one of the top worst diets ever! No one who has ever done it, has EVER kept the weight off once they go off the diet. I know this first hand. The low carb diet actually came out in the 1960 s, before Atkins put his name on it. I ve done it a few...

Nutrition & Dieting: WORKING OUT YET NO WEIGHT LOSS, essential amino acids, stress hormones
essential amino acids, stress hormones, nutrition question: Hello Robin! Thank you for your nutrition question. A weight loss plautaeu is very common. It sounds like have a good exercise and eating routine. I would recommend the following tips to help you break out: 1. Be sure to get protein in at each...

Nutrition & Dieting: Working Out + Consuming Less Calories = Weight Gain?, mypyramid gov, well balanced diet
mypyramid gov, well balanced diet, starvation mode: You are eating WAY TOO FEW calories. It is unhealthy as well as dangerous and a detriment to weight loss!! Eating too few calories robs your body of needed fuel and essential nutrients for proper functioning!! In addition you put your body into a starvation...

Nutrition & Dieting: Worried, juice plus gummies, curb cravings
juice plus gummies, curb cravings, negative calorie foods: Hello Yihitska! Thank you for your nutrition question.The negative calorie food theory is not a good diet for teenagers to follow. I agree with you that people should be extremely careful about what they say nutrition and dieting especially in front...

Nutrition & Dieting: Wrestling Weight Loss, extreme fluctuations, fruit consumption
extreme fluctuations, fruit consumption, lean protein: Ho Brittney, First let me say that I discourage quick weight loss plans where you are continually losing and gaining. It is better to maintain a healthy weight over a long period- specifically your life. Also, you are still a physically developing young...

Nutrition & Dieting: Wrestling Weight Loss, weight training program, wheat breads
weight training program, wheat breads, mark shields: Hi Brittney, Unfortunately, I m going to give an answer you probably won t like. It s not healthy at all to lose weight quickly as most wrestlers do, and from my knowledge they have cracked down some on making sure people don t cut too much weight because...

Nutrition & Dieting: waitressing as exercise?, mypyramid gov, counting calories
mypyramid gov, counting calories, brisk pace: I cannot comment on your individual calorie level without knowing more about you and working with you. As far as exercise, sounds like you are doing well. Not sure exactly how many calories waitressing burns but it is definitely an active job, which helps....

Nutrition & Dieting: walking!, tendons ligaments, resistance training
tendons ligaments, resistance training, quality protein: Hi Sara, It s tough to say. I would begin with walking for a distance that is challenging for you, then slowly increase from there. Ideally though, walking alone for weightloss will be far from ideal. While walking will provide a slight challenge to your...

Nutrition & Dieting: walnuts, low cholesterol diet, omega 3 fatty acids
low cholesterol diet, omega 3 fatty acids, alpha linolenic acid: David, I’m guessing that you are talking about omega-3 fatty acids. Fish, especially fatty fish, contain the heart healthy omega-3 fatty acids eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA). Walnuts contain alpha-linolenic acid (ALA), which...

Nutrition & Dieting: wanna knnow, essential amino acids, ways to loose weight
essential amino acids, ways to loose weight, framingham study: I m not sure I know exactly what you mean by systemic ways to lose weight, but here is some info on what I generally recommend for people who come to me for weight loss information and what I think is the best way to lose weight. Our bodies were essentially...

Nutrition & Dieting: wanna know, ways to loose weight, dietary nutrients
ways to loose weight, dietary nutrients, body burns: Hello Abhijeet, To begin, you have to have a good basis for understanding of how diet and exercise affect your weight, as well, as some basis for understanding how genetics also play into the situation. On average, a person s body burns about 2000 in...

Nutrition & Dieting: wanna lose weight, laura kraemer, low calorie diet
laura kraemer, low calorie diet, calories per day: Dear Sapphira, If you are only eating 900 calories per day you should already be losing weight. Nine hundred calories per day is considered a very low calorie diet and usually does not contain enough protein and other nutrients for a growing teen. A healthier...

Nutrition & Dieting: wanna lose wieght, exercise program, abdomen
exercise program, abdomen, best wishes: Hemin, If you are getting tired soon when you are physically active, you need to see a doctor for a check-up before you start an exercise program. You are too young to get tired so easily. To be safe, you should see a doctor. Best wishes. Tod...

Nutrition & Dieting: i want to eat the right foods, special k cereal, flavored vinegars
special k cereal, flavored vinegars, diet scams: Meal replacement shakes, frozen dinners, etc. are just AWFUL and the highest form of diet scams there are! Well, except maybe for the meal replacement BARS . Obviously you ve discovered they do NOT fill you up and now, let me assure you, they do NOT fullfill...

Nutrition & Dieting: want to Gain Weight, calories per day, wholesome diet
calories per day, wholesome diet, lifting weights: Hello ! Theoretically, you have to eat 500 to 1,000 calories per day to gain one to two pounds per week. Without question some people do gain weight more easily than others. Controlled weight gain studies have shown 20 lbs differences in subjects who were...

Nutrition & Dieting: i want to gain weight, fresh fruits and vegetables, nutrition question
fresh fruits and vegetables, nutrition question, fruits and vegetables: Hello Loulou, Thank you for your nutrition question. The following website http://www.juiceblend.com contains a product called Juice Plus. I recommend that you purchase itbecause I know it will really help you. It contains the nutrients from 17 fresh...

Nutrition & Dieting: I want to increse my weight...., laura kraemer, foods to gain weight
laura kraemer, foods to gain weight, skinny self: Joe gaining weight is not my specialty, but I would suggest food instead of a specialty powder. Pasta, bread, pizza, fast foods are all good foods to gain weight on. If not, seek the help of your nutrition store owner for powders they may sell. Good luck,...

Nutrition & Dieting: I want to increse my weight...., fruits and veggies, skinny self
fruits and veggies, skinny self, protein powders: Check out your local GNC store. They have a ton of protein powders that are good. Any kind will do since all you are doing is basically adding calories to your diet. I favor the Genisoy brand shakes. Also, you could just try increasing your food intake by...

Nutrition & Dieting: I want to increse my weight...., whole grain cereals, pound weight gain
whole grain cereals, pound weight gain, homemade milkshakes: The thing that really helped you the first time around is most likely the weight lifting more than anything else. Muscle weighs more than fat (very dense) even while taking up less space. Sugar has absolutely -0-, no, zero nutritional value and with people...

Nutrition & Dieting: I want to know egg's yolkhas..., doctor visit, yolk
doctor visit, yolk, health problems: Hi t, It has both forms of cholesterol. I you don t have and health problems, you would be safe with ~5 per week but I d double check with your doctor. Visit www.toolsforlife.cc for other guidelines and let me know any further questions. Terry Linde...

Nutrition & Dieting: I want to know egg's yolkhas..., lipid clinic, ldl hdl
lipid clinic, ldl hdl, lipoproteins: y, Egg yolks have cholesterol, not HDL or LDL. HDL and LDL are lipoproteins produced by your body to carry cholesterol through the blood. The saturated fat and cholesterol in eggs will cause your liver to produce more LDL. It is believed that a person...

Nutrition & Dieting: I want To Lose weight! Please Help, laura kraemer, thick thighs
laura kraemer, thick thighs, calories per day: Dear Amy, If you saw your doc, why didn t you get a eating plan from him/her, or a dietician consult? Doctors can do that for you. Try to eat 1500-1800 calories per day and do a cardio exercise like walking for at least 30 minutes per day. Sit ups will tighten...

Nutrition & Dieting: I want to loose the rest of my weight, whole grain cereals, free calorie counters
whole grain cereals, free calorie counters, healthy low calorie foods: Dear Dakota, You are very active, so losing weight should be a breeze provided you exercise daily and eat approximately 1500-1800 calories per day. Keep a food journal and write down everything you eat and drink. Figure out the calories and add them up. Most...

Nutrition & Dieting: want to lose weight,but don't want to workout?, muscle milk, dietary supplement
muscle milk, dietary supplement, creatine: Hello Randy, This is Mark. A while back on allexperts.com you asked me a question. I m just doing a follow up to see how you are? I also wanted to inform you that I just started an email newsletter related to nutrition and exercise. It will keep you up to...

Nutrition & Dieting: I want to lose weight so i can gain more self confidence, laura kraemer, counting calories
laura kraemer, counting calories, calories per day: Dear Kira, Trying to lose 30 pounds in two months is not recommended. Try to lose 2 pounds per week by exercising everyday for at least 30 minutes and by counting calories. Eating 1500 calories per day on average will allow you to lose 2 pounds per week. That...

Nutrition & Dieting: washing fruits, dish detergent, new years resolution
dish detergent, new years resolution, fruits and veggies: Hi Joe, Some fruits and vegetables are known to have higher concentrations of pesticides than others. The produce with the highest tested pesticide residues includes: Strawberries, cherries, apples, Mexican cantaloupe, Chilean grapes, raspberries, apricots,...

Nutrition & Dieting: water, tessmer, portion control
tessmer, portion control, healthy diet: Max, Water needs to be a part of healthy diet whether you are trying to lose weight or not. Water is part of every cell in our body and we need a constant supply of water to keep our body properly hydrated. Water intake will NOT help you lose weight in...

Nutrition & Dieting: water, laura kraemer, what is the best way to lose weight
laura kraemer, what is the best way to lose weight, life functions: Max, I don t think drinking water has anything to do with the storage of fat in your belly. Your body is 75% water and water is needed for all life functions. Fat is stored when you eat too many calories at a meal. The best way to lose any fat is too eat less...

Nutrition & Dieting: water, sound person, mental disorder
sound person, mental disorder, leah: Leah, If you are physically and mentally healthy, it is probably not realistically possible to drink too much water. I did read once, in a newspaper, about a woman who drank so much that she drowned . The article said that she drank up to 5 gallons of...

Nutrition & Dieting: water, nutrition question, water intake
nutrition question, water intake, proper time: Hello Adam! Thank you for your nutrition question. It is perfectly fine to drink water with your meals. We should drink at least eight glasses of water a day for health. . Water transports nutrients, rids us of waste. Studies have shown that a decrease...

Nutrition & Dieting: water, nutrition question, fruits and vegetables
nutrition question, fruits and vegetables, food supplement: Hello Brad! Thank you for your nutrition question. The right amount of water does play a factor which is why you should drink 8 glasses daily. You should also be on a plant based eating plan which include a whole food supplement called Juice Plus....

Nutrition & Dieting: water, nutrient absorption, acid reflux
nutrient absorption, acid reflux, body time: Great Question Anil! And yes, each scenario above does have its own explanation or rationale to back it up. There is research that has proven that when water is consumed before the meal that less calories will be eaten during the meal. There is also research...

Nutrition & Dieting: water fast, slow metabolism, water diet
slow metabolism, water diet, laxatives: The only weight you ll lose is water, then muscle (which will slow your metabolism down) so that when you begin to eat again, you ll gain weight very fast by eating very little and the next time you try to lose it - it will be nearly impossible. You re...

Nutrition & Dieting: How much water do I need for weight loss?, caffeinated drinks, calorie density
caffeinated drinks, calorie density, fool proof: How much water do I need for weight loss? There s no consensus in this problem. Some experts state that you need up to 12 cups cups, some say, you should drink just to satisfy your thirst. Being in research on physiology for years, I tend to agree with...

Nutrition & Dieting: water retention, distended abdomen, turkey waddle
distended abdomen, turkey waddle, weight fluctuations: hi Brad! Great question, as sometimes it can be difficult to differentiate btw subQ fluid and fat---I m assuming you mean from a visual perspective.....say you are looking in the mirror, and your abs are somewhat visible, but still look like they have a ...

Nutrition & Dieting: water vs seltzer, seltzer water, definitive answer
seltzer water, definitive answer, bubbles: Only difference is the presence or absence of bubbles and perhaps a small amount of salt. Unless there is something added to the seltzer in the form of flavoring, there is no additional difference. Both have essentially no calories, and both are fine to drink....

Nutrition & Dieting: water vs sports drinks, carbohydrate levels, sports drinks
carbohydrate levels, sports drinks, fruit juices: Hello Joan! Thank you for your nuttrition question. The best beverage for you when you are thirsty is water. It is free, readably available, and is the best source of hydration. On the other hand, sports drinks that contain a carbohydrate level...

Nutrition & Dieting: water weight?, hormone fluctuations, feeling hungry all the time
hormone fluctuations, feeling hungry all the time, fruits and vegetables: Dear Laura, Your body is 60-70 percent water. This water flows in and out of your bloodstream, in tissues, and in your cells. A lot of things can affect that flow of water. Salt intake, exercise, hormone production are all things that can dehydrate you or...

Nutrition & Dieting: water, whole grain cereal, reversed osmosis
whole grain cereal, reversed osmosis, everyday city: If you own the company that supplies this stuff or have stock in them, the advantage of getting people to believe this water is better than regular, everyday, city purified TAP water - is that you re making money off people s fears (such as our drinking water...

Nutrition & Dieting: watermelon, calories in watermelon, protein
calories in watermelon, protein: Hi Kevin, No, watermelon is not fattening. It is very low in calories at only 49 calories per 1 cup serving. Only 10% of the calories in watermelon are from fat (it is mostly carbohydrates and a small amount of protein). Hope that helps! Kare...

Nutrition & Dieting: weakness, kimberly a tessmer, wheat toast
kimberly a tessmer, wheat toast, snack machine: Bill, I would highly suggest you see your doctor to discuss this problem. I can speculate that is may be a blood sugar problem but again that is only a guess. To be properly diagnosed and treated you really need to see your primary care physician. Kimberly...

Nutrition & Dieting: websites, healthy snacks, telephone consultation
healthy snacks, telephone consultation, nutritional advice: Hi Rob, Check out www.thinkslimntrim.org/information Also, if you want a free body analysis AND a free telephone consultation go to www.thinkslimntrim.org They are both my sites, so I m not hiding anything. It s my passion to help as many people as...

Nutrition & Dieting: wedding, turbo jam workout, workout plan
turbo jam workout, workout plan, healthy eating plan: Andrea- I ll be upfront and blatently honest with you. The natural programmes i provide are some of the best in the world and will definitely give you the best result in the healthiest way possible. They are also extremely convenient- no calorie counting,...

Nutrition & Dieting: wedding!!, whole wheat pasta, optimal weight loss
whole wheat pasta, optimal weight loss, turbo jam workout: Hi Andrea, I m not familiar with turbo jam, but hopefully it includes cardio (intervals) and some weight training that changes the routine to provide optimal weight loss. As for the nutrition. I ll try to keep it simple. 1. eat breakfast 2. eat breakfast...

Nutrition & Dieting: weigh loss, mypyramid gov, tessmer
mypyramid gov, tessmer, nutrifocus: Creating menus is a service I charge a fee for. If you are interested in these types of services, you can check out my web site at www.nutrifocus.net or email me at Kim@nutrifocus.net. For free information you can check out www.mypyramid.gov. Kim Tessmer,...

Nutrition & Dieting: weigh in and menstrual cycle, water weight, real food
water weight, real food, menstrual cycle: HI, It is normal to gain a pound or even a few before your period. Always, eat as soon as you start to feel hungry, THEN you have more control of WHAT you eat, and can eat something good for you rather than the first thing chewable. More on Real Food...

Nutrition & Dieting: weight, blood sugar level, low blood sugar
blood sugar level, low blood sugar, framingham study: Our bodies were essentially designed to eat vegetables and fruit and complex carbs. If you look at our tooth structure and the length of our intestines, they were designed for vegetables/fruit/complex carbohydrates much more than they were designed for meat....

Nutrition & Dieting: weight, nutrition question, boys and girls
nutrition question, boys and girls, ideal body weight: Hi Ab! Thank you for your nutrition question. Your son s Ideal body weight would be 130lbs. The formula for ideal body weight is different for boys and girls. The formula for boys is 106lbs for every 5ft of height. Next you multiply 4...

Nutrition & Dieting: weight, negative calorie diet, potatochips
negative calorie diet, potatochips, extended family: mac, One pound of body fat is equal to 3500 calories. If you burn 2000 calories, you will have burned just over 1/2 a pound. By the way, I think your method of dieting is dangerous and could lead to serious harm. I would recommend against it. ...

Nutrition & Dieting: weight, essential amino acids, framingham study
essential amino acids, framingham study, diet patches: i don t recommend diet patches or supplements. They don t really have any efficacy to them. Their claims are bogus. Try the below diet plan and see how that works out for you. Our bodies were essentially designed to eat vegetables and fruit and complex...

Nutrition & Dieting: The weight will NOT come off, whole grains, sales pitch
whole grains, sales pitch, food sources: Dieting CAUSES weight gain. That s not just a saying or a myth - it s for real. Anorexia frequently causes a metabolic slow down that can last for years. Your body was put through what it biologically perceived as a famine (starvation) - which is what happens...

Nutrition & Dieting: my weight, body mass index, eatright org
body mass index, eatright org, regular physical activity: Hi Shanelle, Your current weight is already at the low end of the healthy range for your height (your Body Mass Index is 19.5, healthy is considered to be between 18.5 and 25). One of the best things you can do for yourself (and I know this is difficult)...

Nutrition & Dieting: my weight, losing weight, 13 years
losing weight, 13 years, promotions: You could actually use to GAIN 6 lbs. Don t lose anything. If you are not happy with how you look, work more on toning and developing muscle rather than losing weight. Want good info, no sales, no promotions...no signing in www.GetTheReal.info ...

Nutrition & Dieting: weight, weight loss diet, milk thistle
weight loss diet, milk thistle, lifestyle change: Hi Barry It is often hard to find a weight loss diet that suits your own personal day to day life. The replacement shakes are great and I did use the SlimFast when I was on a diet. I would only use them for one or two meals a day and for the evening meal...

Nutrition & Dieting: weight, low calorie diet, refined sugars
low calorie diet, refined sugars, leigh anne: you are doing what you should be... diet and exercise. Maybe your body is at the weight it should be, or maybe you are just at a plateau. How many calories are you taking in? Try decreasing tha 200 calories a day. Try to limit refined sugars and food items...

Nutrition & Dieting: Putting weight back on., empty calories, dried fruits
empty calories, dried fruits, trying to gain weight: Ideally, one should not have to spend extraordinary amounts on healthy food. Only the people selling products might say otherwise. No food will increase muscle tone; you have to do that yourself with activities. Simple brisk walking or swimming will do...

Nutrition & Dieting: weight, blood sugar level, low blood sugar
blood sugar level, low blood sugar, vinegar dressing: Hi Tammy, First relax, it will RAISE your metabolism, getting stressed, and this includes eating too little, puts you into what I call Famine Mode, where you feel you should be storing not free to burn. Not getting enough carbs will leave you hungry too....

Nutrition & Dieting: over weight, mypyramid gov, quick way to lose weight
mypyramid gov, quick way to lose weight, eating to lose weight: 1. NO, skipping meals will NOT result in weight loss. In fact, skipping meals can do the opposite! You need a certain amount of calories to keep your body going and your metabolism going and those calories need to come throughout the day. Skipping one...

Nutrition & Dieting: weight, healthy eating plan, gradual weight loss
healthy eating plan, gradual weight loss, nutrition question: Hello Juanisha! Thank you for your nutrition question. Healthy weight loss is about 2lbs per week so a more realistic goal for June would be about 48lbs. Remember that gradual weight loss means permanent weight loss. Quick weight loss usually comes...

Nutrition & Dieting: weight, whole grain breads, laura kraemer
whole grain breads, laura kraemer, healthy eating plan: Hi Juanisha, Losing 40 pounds by June is more realistic. To lose that weight, you will have to stay motivated, walk every day for at least 30 minutes and follow a healthy eating plan that contains about 1500-1800 calories per day. You will have to read labels...

Nutrition & Dieting: weight, truth and honesty, thigh areas
truth and honesty, thigh areas, breast size: I really wish we could choose where our weight gets stored and where it doesn t, but we can t. With females, weight is generally carried in the bosom, the hips, butt and thigh areas. When weight is lost, these are usually also the first places to lose it....

Nutrition & Dieting: over weight, laura kraemer, calories per day
laura kraemer, calories per day, food labels: Dear Awais, You will have to visit a dietician or doctor in your own country to find the foods that will help you lose weight. I live in the US and do not know the foods you eat. To lose weight on your own, you can read your own food labels and count the calories....

Nutrition & Dieting: weight, body mass index bmi, body mass index
body mass index bmi, body mass index, weight lifters: Joseph, A way to generally asses your body weight is to check your Body Mass Index (BMI). Here is a website that can help you: http://nhlbisupport.com/bmi/bmi-m.htm Your current BMI puts you in the overweight category. To get into the normal weight...

Nutrition & Dieting: weight, nutrition question, burning calories
nutrition question, burning calories, fruits vegetables: Hello Keisha! Thank you for your nutrition question. Yes, you can lose weight by eating small frequent meals ever few hours. This will help your metabolism to keep burning calories and avoid eating binges. Make sure to eat plenty of fruits, vegetables,...

Nutrition & Dieting: weight, laura kraemer, calories per day
laura kraemer, calories per day, count calories: Dear Keisha, You can lose weight eating every 3 hours just count your calories and stay under 400 calories per meal. Losing 40 pounds by the end of July means losing 8 pounds per month. That will take a lot of will power and daily exercising to achieve this...

Nutrition & Dieting: weight, laura kraemer, o clock
laura kraemer, o clock, exercise routine: Dear Joanne, In my opinion, any exercise is beneficial. I actually go to a gym at 11 o clock at night two or three times a week. The gym is empty and I get more done. An easy way to include your kids in your exercise routine is to walk with them everyday....

Nutrition & Dieting: my weight, laura kraemer, rice cookies
laura kraemer, rice cookies, reading labels: Dear Laura Louise, Go out to the library and get a good book on nutrition and exercise. The key to weight loss is exercising everyday. You will not lose weight without at least walking 30 minutes per day. Make that a habit. When you can get yourself out for...

Nutrition & Dieting: weight, blood sugar level, low blood sugar
blood sugar level, low blood sugar, vinegar dressing: Hi Tammy I have never been on the Zone Diet but I find most preplanned diets very hard to stick to long enough to lose the weight. You may want to try another plan for a few weeks to change your metabolism and see if this will start the weight loss again....

Nutrition & Dieting: weight, medical issue, tessmer
medical issue, tessmer, exercise 3: I really can t tell you WHY that is happening. I would make sure it is not a medical issue by seeing your doctor. If it feels like bloating it could have something to do with your menstrual cycle or some other medical condition. You are not overweight and...

Nutrition & Dieting: Over weight, fish drink, lean protein
fish drink, lean protein, excersise: Hi Noman, Difficult to give you the best advice without knowing what you eat now. Hop on over to www.thinkslimntrim.org and fil in the survey- then I can give you the best advice. You must look at the types of food you are eating. Processed foods should...

Nutrition & Dieting: weight, mypyramid gov, weight management services
mypyramid gov, weight management services, calories per day: It is never OK to eat only 800 calories UNLESS you are under strict supervision by a doctor. THAT does NOT mean your doctor saying it is OK that means being checked by your doctor often during this time with blood tests, physical check-ups, proper supplementation,...

Nutrition & Dieting: weight, rapid weight loss, calories per day
rapid weight loss, calories per day, june 23: Genise, You are correct that I will say that is not enough calories. I can not in good conscience support that. Rapid weight loss is not a healthy approach and it likely won t work anyway. If you try that routine you will probably spend your entire vacation...

Nutrition & Dieting: weight, nevil, new doctor
nevil, new doctor, there are no shortcuts: Genise, First- find a new doctor. He/she obviously has no concern about your health. If you follow the doctor s advice you will lose the weight, then become unhealthy, then put on a lot more fat afterwards. There are no shortcuts in a healthy fat...

Nutrition & Dieting: weight, packing material, real food
packing material, real food, snail: Hi Genise, NO!!!!! If, IF you do not pass out, you WILL lower your metabolism to that of a cripled snail. Dump the calorie counting, focus on the quality of what you eat and the quantity will take care of itself. Real food works, empty flavored packing...

Nutrition & Dieting: weight, nutrient level, caloric intake
nutrient level, caloric intake, famine: I cannot recommend a diet so low in calories even for a 10 week period. It is practically impossible to get all the needed nutrients in only 800 calories. In addition, the workouts will drain your nutrient level so you will have an even greater need. By...

Nutrition & Dieting: weight, laura kraemer, low calorie diet
laura kraemer, low calorie diet, calories per day: Genise, If your doctor said it was Ok then hopefully you have started the exercise program already. That is one tough schedule to follow especially if you are overweight. On average a person can lose about 10 pounds the first month, the about 8 pounds every...

Nutrition & Dieting: weight, slow metabolism, calories per day
slow metabolism, calories per day, means of survival: Hello Genise, I am betting that it would be possible to lose 30 pounds by June 23rd, BUT that would mean losing 3 pounds per week for all ten weeks! That is a lot of weight loss for the body to handle. Most often what I have seen when people try to lose...

Nutrition & Dieting: My weight, dear jessy, laura kraemer
dear jessy, laura kraemer, salt intake: Dear Jessy, Don t go on a diet, you are at a normal weight for your height. You can walk daily for thirty minutes, and do at least 100 crunches a day to help tone those spots you aren t happy with. Your weight changes due to hormonal and diet influences,...

Nutrition & Dieting: weight, blood sugar level, low blood sugar
blood sugar level, low blood sugar, vinegar dressing: OK - either you ve come to the BEST person possible for this question, or the worst. Depends. I may not be the best if you just want to hear what you want to hear, you know? I ve done exactly what you re doing - AND was diagnosed with hypoglycemia. Then,...

Nutrition & Dieting: over weight, low carbing, artificial sweeteners
low carbing, artificial sweeteners, calory: Hi Sreeja, Greetings and thank you for your question. My own experience with weight loss was that I tried every diet available with no success until I started eating low carb, with no artificial sweeteners, and avoiding (decreasing) dairy. I encourage...

Nutrition & Dieting: how much weight, starvation mode, deskjob
starvation mode, deskjob, vitamins and minerals: Hi Hannah, That s a tough question. I would venture to say that you re actually not going to lose any weight. Reason being is that you re under eating way too much which will put your body into starvation mode, thus making it hold onto body fat. For a...

Nutrition & Dieting: weight, framingham study, complex carbs
framingham study, complex carbs, diet pills: Diet pills, whether they are ehpedra-free or herbal, are never a good idea. When people see herbal they think natural, so it must be good for you. But that is not always the case. Herbal ingredients can do harm too. The good thing about your situation is that...

Nutrition & Dieting: weight..., laura kraemer, dear christine
laura kraemer, dear christine, lb weight: Dear Christine, 15 pounds seems like alot, that s two pounds a week. If you know you have been eating the same, then it s water weight possibly combined with muscle gain. Inch for inch, muscle weighs more than fat. If indeed you have been eating more calories,...

Nutrition & Dieting: weight, fatty tissue, mass ratio
fatty tissue, mass ratio, male teen: 135 for a teenage boy of 5 4 is probably NOT overweight. Again, it s important to know his muscle mass ratio, based on how much activity he gets. Take a look at this site to help specifically with your son s height and weight http://kidshealth.org/kid/feeling/thought/fat_thin_p2.html...

Nutrition & Dieting: weight, laura kraemer, perfect number
laura kraemer, perfect number, growth chart: The ideal weight for anyone is dependent on muscle mass, bone structure, and height. At your 5.4 measurement, your son is between the 10-25 percentile for his height. An average weight for a boy his age and height could range anywhere between 118 pounds up...

Nutrition & Dieting: weight and baby body, laura kraemer, baby 8 months
laura kraemer, baby 8 months, dear sam: Dear Sam, If you were able to tone and flatten after your last baby, then hopefully your body will respond the same to this one. As we age, the skin does lose it s elasticity, hopefully your s won t. I would start a weight lifting program to stimulate your...

Nutrition & Dieting: weight check,flabby sides, excess calories, nutrition question
excess calories, nutrition question, alcoholic drinks: Hello Asem, Thank you for your nutrition question. Drinks such as whisky, gin and wine contain more calories then regular beer since they more concentrated. The best choice would be light beer or alcohol free beer because they are lower in calories....

Nutrition & Dieting: weight control, covert bailey, self hypnosis
covert bailey, self hypnosis, thyroid gland: Hi david, Thanks for writing! Congrats on your decision to lose wt. At 40, it s best to visit with your family MD and make sure all is in order (ie, thyroid gland is OK etc.) Consider learning self hypnosis. Visit my webite to learn more www.mdhypnotherapy.com...

Nutrition & Dieting: weight control, essential amino acids, framingham study
essential amino acids, framingham study, complex carbs: Our bodies were essentially designed to eat vegetables and fruit and complex carbs. If you look at our tooth structure and the length of our intestines, they were designed for vegetables/fruit/complex carbohydrates much more than they were designed for meat....

Nutrition & Dieting: weight & dieting, diet soda, counting calories
diet soda, counting calories, resistance training: It s just another term for weight training. It can be anything though that provides resistance. Your bodyweight (squats, pushups), or a stability ball (wal-mart sells them or you can order them online), maybe a few pairs of DBs ranging from 5-15 lbs. Of...

Nutrition & Dieting: weight fluctuations, weight fluctuations, kinds of food
weight fluctuations, kinds of food, portion sizes: Tawnya, I would really have to be working with you personally and on a continuous basis to answer your question. It is about impossible for me to know the problem through just hearing a few sentences about what you are doing. Fluctuating weight is very...

Nutrition & Dieting: weight gain, weight resistance, resistance training
weight resistance, resistance training, refined sugar: Take up weight/resistance training, a series of slow, no momentum movements that totally wear out one muscle group at a time can get great results once a week. Cut out any junky food like white rice, white bread, refined sugar in anything, eat something healty...

Nutrition & Dieting: weight gain, kinds of vegetables, nutrition question
kinds of vegetables, nutrition question, new jeans: Hello Brian! Thank you for your nutrition question. I have put together 45 tips to help your goal for weight management. 1. Add just one fruit or veggie serving daily. Get comfortable with that, then add an extra serving until you reach eight to...

Nutrition & Dieting: weight gain, best of luck, seam
best of luck, seam, weight gain: Hi Lisa, I sincerely regret the delay in replying to your question. It pains me to tell you that the best I can do is to tell you to consult a physician to see if there is anything physically wrong. Mostly, however, look at your own family. If other...

Nutrition & Dieting: weight gain, caloric intake, how can i gain weight
caloric intake, how can i gain weight, two boys: eat more protein. you can even drink protein shakes. This will add quite a bit of extra calories to your diet. Increasing calories is the main answer. If you aren t gaining any weight on your current diet, slowly start to increase your caloric intake until...

Nutrition & Dieting: weight gain, high school soccer, nutrition question
high school soccer, nutrition question, push ups: Hello, I would have gotten back to you sooner however, the All experts service has been down. Thank you for your nutrition question. Keeping in mind your genetics and your tendency to fidget, here are five important rules to help you with your quest for...

Nutrition & Dieting: weight gain, healthy eating habits, responsible weight management
healthy eating habits, responsible weight management, metabolism rate: Hello Andrew! Thank you for your nutrition question. Congratulations on trying to lead a healthier lifestyle. Weight loss is a very gradual process so the puffed up aspect will go away as you stay with your healthy eating habits and exercise. Here...

Nutrition & Dieting: weight gain, weight gainer, calories per day
weight gainer, calories per day, cup corn: Hello Eric! Theoretically, you have to eat 500 to 1,000 calories per day to gain one to two pounds per week. Without question some people do gain weight more easily than others. Controlled weight gain studies have shown 20 lbs differences in subjects who...

Nutrition & Dieting: weight gain, fad diets, medical perspective
fad diets, medical perspective, walking 10 000 steps: Hi D, First off, it is normal to have some variation of your body weight from day to day (1-2 lbs or so) depending on your hydration level, and other things like where you are in your menstrual cycle (if you re female). If you used a different scale to...

Nutrition & Dieting: weight gain, calories per day, trying to gain weight
calories per day, trying to gain weight, caloric intake: Well it seems your body adapted to the caloric intake on that 2nd week. You might increase your caloric intake by 200 calories per day for 1 week and then drop it by 200 the next just to make sure you don t gain any excess weight. So go up to 2000 for 1...

Nutrition & Dieting: weight gain, trying to gain weight, moderate level
trying to gain weight, moderate level, calorie intake: Abby, you know you shouldn t be on the scale! Stop it! Really. From one who has been there - no more scale (this is the MOST weight you ll ever lose and the most freedom you ll ever feel). If you maintain a moderate level of activity, you should be able...

Nutrition & Dieting: weight gain, laura kraemer, dear abby
laura kraemer, dear abby, trying to gain weight: Dear Abby, Everybody has a different metabolism, you seem to know yours perfectly. As the body gains weight, the body needs more calories to maintain that weight. I would not lower your calories or you will risk losing the weight you have gained. I would maintain...

Nutrition & Dieting: weight gain, best way to gain muscle, lift weights
best way to gain muscle, lift weights, weight train: Best way to gain muscle, rather than fat, is to eat more calories (especially proteins) and weight train or lift weights. Simply eating more calories usually builds only fat, not muscle. You must couple it with some sort of muscle building exercise. ...

Nutrition & Dieting: weight gain, high sodium diet, retaining fluid
high sodium diet, retaining fluid, tessmer: It takes time for your body to process food and for it to become acutal body fat or muscle mass. It doesn t happen immediately. However, retaining fluid by eating a high sodium diet or for other reasons can cause immediate weight gain. Kim Tessmer, RD...

Nutrition & Dieting: weight gain, calories per day, nutrition question
calories per day, nutrition question, personal stress: Hello Judy! Thank you for your nutrition question. heoretically, you have to eat 500 to 1,000 calories per day to gain one to two pounds per week. Without question some people do gain weight more easily than others. Controlled weight gain studies have...

Nutrition & Dieting: weight gain, lean muscle mass, weight resistance
lean muscle mass, weight resistance, resistance training: The protein will stay in the meat but it s important to keep the fat out. So baking, broiling, boiling, and roasting are all great ways to prepare the meat. Avoid frying because it causes the meat to cook in its own fats or some other fat or oil. ...

Nutrition & Dieting: weight gain, whole wheat bread, wheat crackers
whole wheat bread, wheat crackers, wheat pasta: Hey! Thanks for the follow-up. Muscle gain is a bit more advanced than just gaining weight, but with a little dedication and time it can be done! When the body receives excess calories it stores them in either muscle cells or fat cells. What determines...

Nutrition & Dieting: weight gain, maximum heart rate, active thyroids
maximum heart rate, active thyroids, hyper thyroidism: Jason, Dont worry. Actually, the problem is more common that you would realize. This is often caused by an unusually high metabolism but can also be caused by underlying medical conditions such as over active thyroids such as hyper thyroidism. As far as...

Nutrition & Dieting: weight gain, recovering from anorexia, muscles and bones
recovering from anorexia, muscles and bones, calories per day: hi Stacey, Congrats on your recovery! You didn t mention your current weight or height, but 1800 calories a day for an average women is within the normal range. I am glad that you are working out 5 days a week---don t stop that! Exercise will keep you...

Nutrition & Dieting: weight gain, laura kraemer, excess calories
laura kraemer, excess calories, fat cells: Melissa, it is unfortunate that you gained the weight back so quickly. Some of the weight gain is water weight. On Atkins you let go of stored water, carbs hold onto water. The rest is most likely fat. You never lose fat cells when you diet, they only shrink...

Nutrition & Dieting: weight gain, health food stores, protein meat
health food stores, protein meat, mass quantities: Hi Joanna, I am unsure of you age, height, weight, etc. Weight is generally gained in one of two different ways: you either put on more body fat or you bulk up your muscles. Eating a lot of carbohydrates while having very little daily activity will generally...

Nutrition & Dieting: weight gain, body mass index, overactive thyroid
body mass index, overactive thyroid, thyroid function: Hi Joanna The first thing I look at when a patient your age wishes to gain weight and cant is thyroid function. An overactive thyroid will prevent weight gain. A few questions for you How much weight do you wish to gain? Are youu trying to add muscle...

Nutrition & Dieting: weight gain, calories per day, nutrition question
calories per day, nutrition question, same time period: Hello Candace! Thank you for your nutrition question. Theoretically, you have to eat 500 to 1,000 calories per day to gain one to two pounds per week. Without question some people do gain weight more easily than others. Controlled weight gain studies...

Nutrition & Dieting: weight gain, essential amino acids, framingham study
essential amino acids, framingham study, complex carbs: Our bodies were essentially designed to eat vegetables and fruit and complex carbs. If you look at our tooth structure and the length of our intestines, they were designed for vegetables/fruit/complex carbohydrates much more than they were designed for meat....

Nutrition & Dieting: weight gain, laura kraemer, kinds of vegetables
laura kraemer, kinds of vegetables, new jeans: Brian, the BMI doesn t measure muscle mass. If you measured the BMI of a bodybuilder, it would be very high, even though they carry very little body fat. If you don t think you are fat, then you probably aren t. Go by your instincts, not a generalized tool...

Nutrition & Dieting: weight gain, sylvester stallone, nuts and bolts
sylvester stallone, nuts and bolts, kinds of vegetables: This one is easy Brian! You re not fat , you ve packed on MUSCLE! This will make your BMI go up too, but it means NOTHING bad with your health. BMI s are a guideline and they just don t apply to exceptionally fit people, especially men! Sylvester Stallone,...

Nutrition & Dieting: weight gain diet/tips, weight gain diet, mark shields
weight gain diet, mark shields, proper diet: Hello, This is Mark. A while back on allexperts.com you asked me a question. I m just doing a follow up to see how you are? Have you gained any of that weight you were hoping for? I also wanted to inform you that I just started an email newsletter related...

Nutrition & Dieting: weight gain diet/tips, weight gain diet, protein shake
weight gain diet, protein shake, protein bars: Protein, protein, protein.... I can t emphasize the intake of protein any more. Stock your freezer with an array of meats... invest in some protein shake mix and/or protein bars. Make sure you are incorporating lifting into your new worout as well as some...

Nutrition & Dieting: weight gain and exercise, calories per day, food labels
calories per day, food labels, hearty meals: Hello Jenna! Theoretically, you have to eat an extra 500 to 1,000 calories per day to gain of one to two pounds per week. But Nature often confounds this mathematical approach. Without question, some people do gain weight more easily than others. For...

Nutrition & Dieting: weight gain/loss, birth control pills, low thyroid
birth control pills, low thyroid, jumping rope: Laura, I would love to give you the magic answer but obviously I cannot do that. Unless I work with someone one-on-one and know exactly what they are doing I really cannot help. I don t know what you are eating to make up that 1200 calories. In addition,...

Nutrition & Dieting: weight gain working night shift, circadian rhythms, circadian rhythm
circadian rhythms, circadian rhythm, occupational health and safety: Hi Lisa, It s a known fact that doing shiftwork is very stressful to your body. Here is some information from the Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety on shiftwork: A shiftworker, particularly one who works nights, must function on a...

Nutrition & Dieting: weight gain, barbuda west indies, post operative hernia
barbuda west indies, post operative hernia, feast and famine: John, I don t have an explanation for your weight gain, though I don t think it has anything to do with your appendectomy. If you had a significant hernia, you d have a fair amount of pain, even if it is only a partial obstruction. As far as your fasting,...

Nutrition & Dieting: weight goal?, caliper test, body composition
caliper test, body composition, elastic skin: Hey Barry Don t go by those charts, they are outdated and don t take body composition in to consideration. It s tough to tell you a specific weight for your height and age without know what your goal is. Lets start here: if you could design they...

Nutrition & Dieting: weight help, loose weight, packing material
loose weight, packing material, real food: Hi Jon, Whoa. FAT is what sustains life when you are starving. When you don t eat enough, your insides has no idea that there is lots of food around, only what is (not) coming in. When you don t eat enough, you go into famine mod and convert a lot to fat....

Nutrition & Dieting: weight help, mypyramid gov, lifestyle changes
mypyramid gov, lifestyle changes, balanced meals: You will probably end up gaining weight if you continue with this! Number one you are probably eating unhealthy foods, eating a ton of calories and by not eating all day you are slowing your metabolism. Most importantly it is extremely unhealthy!! You need...

Nutrition & Dieting: weight lifting plateau, bench press, tricep
bench press, tricep, barbell: Hello Leighton, I have a suggestion that is sure to raise your bench press. It has worked time and again for a bench press plateau. Add to your weight lifting routine an exercise called close grip press. It is performed on a bench with a barbell. Instead...

Nutrition & Dieting: What weight should I be and, what can i do to lose about 30-40 lbs, laura kraemer, calories per day
laura kraemer, calories per day, calorie foods: Dear Ashley, An average weight for a girl your height would be about 150 pounds. Weight depends on muscle mass and bone structure, so it really depends on how you feel at your present weight. To lose weight, you will have to eat about 200-250 less calories...

Nutrition & Dieting: weight lose/better body, whole grain breads, laura kraemer
whole grain breads, laura kraemer, light tuna: Keith, I think you are a little underweight or at a normal weight, it really depends on how much muscle you carry. Don t diet at all, instead start eating healthy meals that contain healthy protein like lean steak, chicken breasts, light tuna fish, eggs and...

Nutrition & Dieting: weight loss, target heart rate, fruits vegetables
target heart rate, fruits vegetables, lean meats: Hello Crystal, You may want to ask a fitness professional to get more specific information on exercise. I can tell you that you should exercise at least 3-5 days per week for 30-45 minutes. You should exercise to your target heart rate. You can get more...

Nutrition & Dieting: weight loss (last 10 lbs), nutrition question, mypyramid gov
nutrition question, mypyramid gov, toning exercises: Hello Ali! Thank you for your nutrition question. I would recommend that you check out www.mypyramid.gov in order to create a weight loss eating plan tailored to your calorie needs. Just enter your information and it will give you your calorie level...

Nutrition & Dieting: weight loss, dandelion root tea, lifting weights
dandelion root tea, lifting weights, weight trainers: Hi Kim You are not doing anything wrong. This happens when you first start working out. It never fails that we gain a few pounds and get disgusted but let me explain first so you will know why the weight gain and how quickly you will start losing in the...

Nutrition & Dieting: weight loss, thermic effect of food, tall person
thermic effect of food, tall person, metabolic processes: Hi Tiger, It sounds like you have created a reactionary decrease in your metabolic rate. What I think has happened is that you have reduced your caloric intake, which has sent a signal from your body to your brain telling it to slow down the metabolic processes...

Nutrition & Dieting: weight loss, rapid weight loss, intense emotion
rapid weight loss, intense emotion, insulin levels: I m not really of fan of any products designed for rapid weight loss. Sure, some of them will help you lose weight but they don t do it in a healthy way and you are likely to gain it all back within a year. These products all play on intense emotion of dieters...

Nutrition & Dieting: weight loss, poultry vegetables, artificial sweeteners
poultry vegetables, artificial sweeteners, mistaken assumption: Hi Jonathan, Greetings and thank you for your question. I see nothing out of balance with your weight. You sound like you are at an excellent weight for your height. If you want your abs to be more prominent, please consider consulting with an excercise...

Nutrition & Dieting: weight loss, health and wealth, lean meat
health and wealth, lean meat, veg: Namritha, Firstly I only advise on nutrition and not medicine as I truly believe it is not required. The first place to look is your daily diet: Are you drinking 8 glasses of water and avoiding cow s milk? Do you avoid rice/pasta/potatoes/bread and instead...

Nutrition & Dieting: weight loss, birth control pills, unexplained weight gain
birth control pills, unexplained weight gain, yeast infection: Hi Nicole, Thanks for your follow-up question. Please consider that what we resist persists ... this is a foundationally sound theory of how we support keeping around what we want the least. You are a healthy weight with a healthy body. You do not wish...

Nutrition & Dieting: weight loss, lean protein, chicken meat
lean protein, chicken meat, average person: Hi Ann, Very simply, replace the salad with lean protein from fish/chicken/meat/soy etc and colourful fresh veg. Drink plenty of water and keep up the exercises. If you do weights exercises then you ll benefit more. And don t worry about looking muscley-...

Nutrition & Dieting: weight loss, laura kraemer, height and weight charts
laura kraemer, height and weight charts, exact height: Dear Lyzzi, You are not considered overweight by the height and weight charts, so I don t suggest you lose any weight. Your body is trying to grow and mature, so don t try to diet needlessly, you might lose your hard earned muscle and your sport performance...

Nutrition & Dieting: weight loss, weight loss goal, cardiovascular exercise
weight loss goal, cardiovascular exercise, last meal: Hi Bethann, Great job on the 60 pounds of weight loss. And you did it the right way - with diet and exercise! Being 5 , 5 tall the ideal weight is 125 pounds. However, this does not account for the possibility of larger bone mass and muscle mass. So...

Nutrition & Dieting: weight loss, low glycemic diet, usana health sciences
low glycemic diet, usana health sciences, short term solutions: Andrea, I really don t recommend supplements for weight loss. The most healthiest and most effective long term solution have to be lifestyle modifications that you can do for the rest of your life, not short term solutions. Eating a low glycemic...

Nutrition & Dieting: weight loss, laura kraemer, wt 50
laura kraemer, wt 50, light weights: Geetika, concentrate on toning your muscles using light weights and aerobics. Crunches,squats,leg raises are just some of the exercises that tone muscles and make them appear smaller. Get a good book on exercise and try to exercise three times a week. Your...

Nutrition & Dieting: weight loss, high protein diet, correct exercises
high protein diet, correct exercises, stomach crunches: Hi Tiffany, First off I want to apologize for the delay in answering your question, as I was experiencing some login issues at the all-experts site. Now that I ve got that solved, let s get to your question! Okay, I hear what you are saying--that you are...

Nutrition & Dieting: weight loss, burning calories, calorie meal
burning calories, calorie meal, calorie burn: Hi Nicole, The answer to your questions lies in the fact that calories are not all equal. You can eat a 500 calorie meal and it can all be transferred into fat. You can eat another 500calorie meal made up of different foods and you will lose excess fat...

Nutrition & Dieting: weight loss, lean muscle mass, starvation mode
lean muscle mass, starvation mode, jump rope: Two items that might be helpful - weight training all body parts and increased water intake. Weight training your entire body adds lean muscle mass which burns more calories than other tissue - even while you re sleeping. Water is vital for the body...

Nutrition & Dieting: weight loss, starvation mode, caffeinated beverages
starvation mode, caffeinated beverages, jump rope: Hello Michelle, Thanks for asking my advice. Let me respond by first saying that you are doing a really great job with your nutrition and exercise program. Your carb, protein, and fat ratios are excellent, and spreading your meals out is really important...

Nutrition & Dieting: weight loss, bone size, fruit and vegetables
bone size, fruit and vegetables, drink more water: When you say smaller frame , I interpret that as your underlying bone structure. Unfortunately, bone size and diameter aren t something that can be changed. If you mean I want to lose weight , there are several tips including exercise more, drink more...

Nutrition & Dieting: weight loss, bbq chips, diet coke
bbq chips, diet coke, grape jam: Hi Brent, Thanks for your question. I am sorry to hear about your current situation. I do have some things that you can incorporate that will help in multiple areas of your life (weight, finances, etc.). Yes, I agree that now is the time to make some...

Nutrition & Dieting: weight loss, slowing metabolism, boost metabolism
slowing metabolism, boost metabolism, protein sources: Hi J, First I ll cover how fat is burned. It s a 2 step process. The fat has to first be released from the fat cell where it is shuttled into the bloodstream. Once in the blood stream it heads to a muscle cell where it is burned. Where it is released...

Nutrition & Dieting: weight loss, omega 3 fatty acids, poultry eggs
omega 3 fatty acids, poultry eggs, fish salmon: Hello J, First, you probably don t want to lose muscle mass. Muscle is lean mass and will not contribute to you looking fat or out of shape, in fact it will do the opposite. Muscle requires calories to burn to maintain and will allow you to eat healthy...

Nutrition & Dieting: weight loss, push ups sit ups, chin ups
push ups sit ups, chin ups, plyometric exercises: J, thanks for the question. Basically losing muscle mass is more than just a diet. It depends upon your metabolism, your muscle types and your activity level. In general, the best way to do this is to lose weight and work out according to your new weight....

Nutrition & Dieting: how much weight loss?, crazy kind, muscle weighs more than fat
crazy kind, muscle weighs more than fat, stationary bike: Hi Stephanie, I am so happy that you understand about fat and muscle as too many people just blindly go by the scales. Very simply, log onto my site below and get your free bodyfat analysis. It is exactly what you are looking for in your question. All...

Nutrition & Dieting: weight loss, white potatoes, caffeine free sodas
white potatoes, caffeine free sodas, whole grains: Caffeine, sugar, you name it... anything can make you pack on the pounds if you don t use it in moderation. Try diet caffeine free sodas. Eat lean meats (90% fat free or better). Avoid high fat foods. Eat more whole grains and whole wheats instead of processed...

Nutrition & Dieting: weight loss, weight training routine, mark shields
weight training routine, mark shields, lift weights: Hi Lucy, The sharp pain your experiencing might be due to the fact that you re pushing your body harder than it is accustomed to, which is referred to as a side stitch. As you continue exercising and become more capable of the cardio it should reside itself....

Nutrition & Dieting: weight loss, high protein diet, cesarean sections
high protein diet, cesarean sections, weight watchers points: Hi, Yes, varying the speed on the treadmill would be doing intervals, but since it s always on 11* I would just go for a slow pace, and a fast walk. Start by doing 10 minutes total of 30 secs fast paced, followed by 60 secs recovery speed, and cycle through....

Nutrition & Dieting: weight loss, blood sugar levels, resting metabolic rate
blood sugar levels, resting metabolic rate, vegetables and fruits: Hi Sonia, I see your point now about not eating too much so close to competition, usually if someone had a longer deadline I would strongly encourage not undereating, but with such a short time span, it might take a little more drastic measures. Does it...

Nutrition & Dieting: weight loss, fad diets, eating healthy foods
fad diets, eating healthy foods, physical activites: Tiffany, To lose weight what really counts is calorie intake and calories burned in addition to eating healthy foods most of the time. You may eat OK now but you may not be eating the right amount of calories to actually help you LOSE weight!! The low fat...

Nutrition & Dieting: weight loss, south beach diet, strict diets
south beach diet, strict diets, proper proportions: Sarah, you have GOT to be tired of all this dieting! Of living for the scale, waking up promising yourself a good diet day and hating yourself when you go to bed at night knowing you cheated . You mention that you have ...even been successful with some...

Nutrition & Dieting: weight loss, camryn manheim, monica belushi
camryn manheim, monica belushi, queen latifa: As you know, being overweight doesn t necessarily mean ugly at all! Look at Queen Latifa, Camryn Manheim, Kate Winslet (considered full bodied ), J-Lo, Monica Belushi and countless others. The best exercise is something that is disguised as FUN!...

Nutrition & Dieting: weight loss, krispy cremes, weight loss exercise
krispy cremes, weight loss exercise, amitriptylene: Josephine, Not only do you need to watch WHAT you eat but HOW MUCH you eat, which can possibly be the problem. It doesn t always take McDonalds and donuts to gain weight!! Just too much food period can make it difficult to lose, even if the food is healthy....

Nutrition & Dieting: weight loss, professional atheletes, chili pepper
professional atheletes, chili pepper, pizza pasta: Studies with decades of published research find that late in the day and nighttime eaters are doing so out of emotional needs nearly 100% of the time. The pressure of the day catches up when you re not focusing on the stress of driving, classes/work, interactions,...

Nutrition & Dieting: weight loss, low carb diets, fruits and veggies
low carb diets, fruits and veggies, natural sugars: I m not a big fan of the low-carb diets, so I would suggest that you incorporate more into your diet. But the carbs that you do eat should be from whole grains and whole wheats. Avoid white flour, bleached/unbleached/enriched flours. Avoid any foods with sugars....

Nutrition & Dieting: about weight loss, good eating habits, graham crackers
good eating habits, graham crackers, rice cakes: Shainda, Start out by looking at the types of foods you have in the house. You have a 2 year old but that doesn t mean you have to have junk foods in the house!! The younger HE learns good eating habits the better for him too. Instead of cookies, chips,...

Nutrition & Dieting: weight loss, trans fatty acids, lipid clinic
trans fatty acids, lipid clinic, first law of thermodynamics: Meg, I would like to know how to lose weight and lower my cholesterol. If I could easily answer that, I would be a millionaire. To lower your total cholesterol and LDL (bad lipid) you should try to limit or avoid saturated fats (animal fats) and...

Nutrition & Dieting: weight loss, high protein diets, fresh fruits vegetables
high protein diets, fresh fruits vegetables, fresh fruits and vegetables: Hi Sarah! Thank you for your nutrition question. I don t recommend high protein diets because they really only work for the short term. However, I do recommend that you try a product called Juice Plus which can be very helpful for weight loss because...

Nutrition & Dieting: weight loss, workout regimen, workout habits
workout regimen, workout habits, doing the right thing: Darcie, You are doing the right thing. Yes, it is common to gain a few pounds when beginning a workout regimen, but quiz your friends about their workout habits and you will find that those who workout regularly tend to be very fit and those who do not...

Nutrition & Dieting: weight loss, smooth road surface, maximum weight loss
smooth road surface, maximum weight loss, national weight control registry: Hi Lisa Running is perhaps the most effective way to lose weight, but that doesn t make it either fast or magical. In fact, you may gain a few pounds early on as your body converts fat tissue to muscle tissue, which is denser and heavier than fat. But if...

Nutrition & Dieting: weight loss, different types of nutrients, rosemary conley
different types of nutrients, rosemary conley, fruits vegetables: Hello Zoe, Thank you for your nutrition question. It sounds like you have a good exercise and eating plan going because you are eating plenty of fruits and vegetables and not missing meals. You are also doing the right thing by working with a personal...

Nutrition & Dieting: weight loss, atkins diet, college freshman
atkins diet, college freshman, diet pills: Hi Stacy I listed a few herbs at the end of this to help with the weight loss. Skip the diet pills and stay with the natural alternatives because they are so much safer. You can lose between 10 to 15 pounds each month and still maintain your health....

Nutrition & Dieting: weight loss, whole grain breads, laura kraemer
whole grain breads, laura kraemer, calories in a day: Stacy, first start with daily walking. 30 minutes daily three or four times per week above what you do now. Second, start eating smaller meals throughout the day. Try eating 5 meals that average 300 calories. Read labels and choose foods you know to be healthy...

Nutrition & Dieting: weight loss, laura kraemer, low calorie foods
laura kraemer, low calorie foods, high calorie foods: Dear Cole, Your weight gain might be because your grew an inch or two, each inch of growth is worth about 6 pounds. To lose weight you have to increase your activity, change your diet, and get rid of the bad habits that caused the weight gain in the first...

Nutrition & Dieting: weight loss, estrogen hormones, health diets
estrogen hormones, health diets, quacks: Generally it s necessary to lose a significant percentage of body weight before menses are effected. Usually more than 20% body weight loss in a relatively short period of time, but even then, it s a low number of women who d have problems. Fat is a...

Nutrition & Dieting: weight loss, artificial sweetener, artificial sweeteners
artificial sweetener, artificial sweeteners, plain yogurt: You need to have MNT (Medical Nutritional Therapy). That is a service that dietitians would charge for. You really need to see a dietitian on a one-to-one basis. As for yogurt, it is a good source of calcium. Some have artificial sweeteners, which lowers...

Nutrition & Dieting: weight loss, nutrition question, heart patient
nutrition question, heart patient, 4inches: Hello Raja! Thank you for your nutrition question. It is perfectly fine to consume vinegar, pickle, green chili and onions in moderation. These foods are good because they are low in fat and calories. If you want to lose weight you need to purchase...

Nutrition & Dieting: weight loss, beleif, magnates
beleif, magnates, heart attack: Hi Justin, Your approach has been tried my many and doesn t work, at least not for long. You need to give your head a shake and toss so many limiting beleifs. You need to get motivated from inside, not have someone telling you what to do. If all else...

Nutrition & Dieting: weight loss, tomato sandwich, celery sticks
tomato sandwich, celery sticks, oatmeal cookies: Lindsay, First of all both a healthy diet and exercise are extremely important to a healthy weight and good health. You should find time to do BOTH!! Just walking every day is helpful! It is very difficult to maintain a healthy weight without being physically...

Nutrition & Dieting: weight loss, mark shields, egg whites
mark shields, egg whites, time joe: Hi Joe, Great question. I m going to provide several links for you to read as they re filled with great info and will save me a lot of writing. I do have my own book that explains it all in further detail as well as the workout side of things. http://philkaplan.com/thefitnesstruth/metabolism.htm...

Nutrition & Dieting: weight loss, laura kraemer, components of a healthy diet
laura kraemer, components of a healthy diet, salad oils: Jessica, think smaller portion sizes with the foods you eat. Buffets offer a lot of food. Most people overeat at a buffet. If you you have to eat buffet style, plan what you are going to eat before you go in there. Fast foods, pizza and wings are OK say once...

Nutrition & Dieting: weight loss, apples and oranges, slice vegetables
apples and oranges, slice vegetables, baby carrots: Hi Jessica, I know how difficult it can be to make good choices in the college environment. As far as fast foods go, some of the better choices are bean burritos, veggie burgers, grilled chicken, and pizza with vegetable toppings. You can supplement these...

Nutrition & Dieting: weight loss, cup fruit juice, nutrition question
cup fruit juice, nutrition question, meat poultry: Hello Jessica! Thank you for your nutrition question. To keep healthy, you need to: Eat many kinds of healthy foods Eat serving sizes that are not too big or too small. Stay away from foods that are not healthy. Your daily diet should include...

Nutrition & Dieting: weight loss, whole wheat pancakes, blue cheese dressing
whole wheat pancakes, blue cheese dressing, fresh fruits and vegetables: Hello Richard!! Thank you for your nutrition question. There is a great supplement called Juice Plus which I believe can really help you with your weight loss goals. It contains the nutrients from fresh fruits and vegetables which help your body burn...

Nutrition & Dieting: weight loss, low carb dieters, alpine ski team
low carb dieters, alpine ski team, diet and nutrition: The most important information that real professionals in diet and nutrition are trying to get out there is that this low carb nonsense can be the worst thing anyone does for their health AND weight! Most low carb dieters end up gaining weight over time...

Nutrition & Dieting: weight loss, framingham study, chick fil
framingham study, chick fil, complex carbs: Eating at 9 or 9:30 isn t bad if you aren t going to sleep until 2am!!! You should ideally try not to eat after 6 or 7pm. Otherwise, all that food just sits in your stomach all night and isn t utilized as efficiently. Our bodies were essentially designed...

Nutrition & Dieting: weight loss, mypyramid gov, fresh fruits and vegetables
mypyramid gov, fresh fruits and vegetables, light olive oil: Hello Giorgio! Thank you for your nutrition question. It sounds like you you have an excellent exercise routine however, you are not eating enough calories. This is probably causing your body to go into starvation mode which makes it more difficult...

Nutrition & Dieting: weight loss, cottage cheese dip, roast beef sandwich
cottage cheese dip, roast beef sandwich, green leafy vegetables: Hello Justin! Thank you for your nutrition question. Since you are in a college setting it can be tough to eat healthy. Here are some tips to help you out. 1. Eat a good breakfast. Studies show that skipping breakfast detracts from scholastic...

Nutrition & Dieting: weight loss over 40, metabolism boosters, fad diets
metabolism boosters, fad diets, fad diet: There is nothing that increases your metabolism besides exercise. You really would benefit from visiting with a dietitian. That way you can find out exactly how many calories you are eating and what you need to eat to support weight loss. Sometimes it seems...

Nutrition & Dieting: weight loss, light olive oil, raw nuts
light olive oil, raw nuts, protein bar: Hi Giorgio, Going from lotza junk to less food can lower your metabolism. Is that peanut butter non hydroginated? It it isn t, toss it and get some real stuff. Your body can only use one little load of protein per day, say, one piece of meat the...

Nutrition & Dieting: weight loss, whole grain cereal, deck of playing cards
whole grain cereal, deck of playing cards, light olive oil: The high calorie and possibly high fat problems in your plan are the amount of peanut butter - the uselessness of the protein bar (don t bother wasting your money on these things) and the amount of cheese in your salad. Try to limit the peanut butter to...

Nutrition & Dieting: weight loss, protein rich food, cheese and crackers
protein rich food, cheese and crackers, complex carbohydrate: Hi Lindsay, For optimal mental and physical energy, you should include a mix of complex carbohydrates and protein rich foods throughout the day. Try to eat at least every 4-6 hours. Include a complex carbohydrate (like whole grain breads, cereals, and crackers,...

Nutrition & Dieting: weight loss, hips and thighs, smart choices
hips and thighs, smart choices, resistance training: Hi Lindsay, Kick out refined flour and refined sugar - this is not simple, it is in lots of stuff. Cooked fruit, including pasteurized juice, is just like refined sugar. Plain water is important, 1 oz for every 2 pounds of you minimum, every day, and...

Nutrition & Dieting: weight loss, weight doctor, ephedrine hcl
weight doctor, ephedrine hcl, 5 months: you need to discuss this with your weight doctor and/or a pharmacist who can give you more expertise information on the differences between the 2. I can tell you that many other medications are combined with HCl for better absorption in the stomach, but every...

Nutrition & Dieting: weight loss, atkins diet, food choices
atkins diet, food choices, lifestyle change: Hi Joanne You can lose the weight if you take your time and just think of it as a lifestyle change and not a diet. That is what worked for me and I had the same problems that you do. It is overwhelming to say the least. You can lose between 10 to 15...

Nutrition & Dieting: weight loss, mypyramid gov, eatright org
mypyramid gov, eatright org, well balanced diet: Joanne, There are NO best foods to eat for weight loss. The key is eating a healthy, well-balanced diet on a consistent basis and being physically active. Weight loss needs to be a lifestyle change! The foods you need to eat need to come from ALL of...

Nutrition & Dieting: weight loss, mandarin orange sections, mypyramid gov
mandarin orange sections, mypyramid gov, wheat crackers: Hello Joanne! Thank you for your nutrition questions. The best foods to eat for weight loss are those that are higher in fiber and lower in calories. Fiber foods help you to feel more full and aid with weight loss. The types of foods you should...

Nutrition & Dieting: weight loss, orange juice drink, calcium fortified orange juice
orange juice drink, calcium fortified orange juice, atkins diet: Hi Kristin Diets really don t work because it is only a quick fix and the weight is gained back very rapidly when you start eating normally again. You can lose the weight if you take your time and just think of it as a lifestyle change and not a diet. That...

Nutrition & Dieting: weight loss, tessmer, amazon
tessmer, amazon, ld: Hello Justin, Eating healthy at college can be difficult but not impossible. And exercise will definitely help!! The following is a great book that may help you out that you can purchase on www.amazon.com: The College Student s Guide to Eating Well on...

Nutrition & Dieting: weight loss, school class reunion, high school class reunion
school class reunion, high school class reunion, jenny craig: HI Kristy I know exactly how you feel and losing wegiht can be very hard. I know that most programs are very expensive. Ediets is a good program but basically all they do for the money is tell you what to eat and what to buy at the store. You can go...

Nutrition & Dieting: weight loss, whole wheat bread, diet pop
whole wheat bread, diet pop, rice cake: Hi Jennifer, As far as exercise I would consult with a personal trainer to find a routine that fits your needs and your abilities. As far as nutrition goes, it is hard to say without knowing what you are doing the rest of the day but I would say to stick...

Nutrition & Dieting: weight loss, step aerobics, diet coke
step aerobics, diet coke, cardio exercise: Debra, Without working with you one-on-one it is impossible for me to say exactly why you are not losing weight. I would need to take a closer look at exactly what and how much you are eating! In general I would say to take a second look at your food intake...

Nutrition & Dieting: weight loss, low fat low calorie diet, low calorie diet
low fat low calorie diet, low calorie diet, snack ideas: Hello Caroline! Thank you for your nutrition question. I would recommend checking out the following website Kraft Diabtic Choices. When you get to the website just register and you will be able to create a diabetic diet tailored to your needs and...

Nutrition & Dieting: weight loss, orange juice drink, calcium fortified orange juice
orange juice drink, calcium fortified orange juice, full time job: HI Holly Losing 12 pounds a month is perfect. It means that you will be on a sensible diet that will give you all of the nutrients you need. I am sending some information that helped me lose my weight. You can lose between 10 to 15 pounds each month...

Nutrition & Dieting: weight loss, altoprev, pure hoodia
altoprev, pure hoodia, ritalin: HI Teresa Pure Hoodia is perfectly safe to take because it is made out of cactus. When you buy it you have to make sure that it is 100 percent pure Hoodia or it won t work. My daughter has used it for the last few months and lost over 35 pounds. Shop...

Nutrition & Dieting: weight loss, eatright org, kirby rd
eatright org, kirby rd, mypyramid gov: Here are some good ones to look at: Dieting for Dummies By: Jane Kirby, RD The Way to Eat By: David L. Katz, MD, MPH, FACPM and Maura H. Gonzalez, MS, RD Betty Crocker Win at Weight Loss Cookbook You can find any of them on www.amazon.com. Keep...

Nutrition & Dieting: weight loss, weight loss questions, nutrition questions
weight loss questions, nutrition questions, amazon: Hello Melanie! Thank you for your nutrition questions. Since you are looking for the right answers to your weight loss questions. I would recommend my book Ask the Nutritionists:Answers to your Nutrition Questions . In my book you will find weight...

Nutrition & Dieting: weight loss, laura kraemer, complex carbs
laura kraemer, complex carbs, counting calories: Dear Lindsay, A good old calorie count is needed. To lose weight try to stay around 1500-1800 calories per day. Also remember that when you lift weights, you breakdown and rebuild muscle. Inch per inch, muscle is heavier than fat but will take up less space....

Nutrition & Dieting: weight loss, fresh fruits and vegetables, ankle weights
fresh fruits and vegetables, ankle weights, lifting weights: Hello Patricia! Congratulations on your recent weight loss. Losing 9 pounds is quite an accomplisment. The best foods to eat to help you have firmer thighs would be fresh fruits such as blueberries, strawberries, rasberries, and bannanas. These foods...

Nutrition & Dieting: weight loss, food guide pyramid, low carbs diet
food guide pyramid, low carbs diet, well balanced diet: Hello Lauree, You don t need to follow a Fad diet such as a low carb diet to lose weight. What you DO need to do is follow a healthy well-balanced diet. That means eating from ALL of the food groups each day. The Food Guide Pyramid can help get you started...

Nutrition & Dieting: weight loss, eating fatty foods, nutrition question
eating fatty foods, nutrition question, nutrition questions: Hello Bindu! Thank you for your nutrition question. Yes, it is possible to lose 1-2lbs per week. This is the healthy and gradual way to lose weight. I would suggest that you visit www.mypyramid.gov where you can create a weight loss eating plan tailored...

Nutrition & Dieting: weight loss, whole grains fruits and vegetables, eating fatty foods
whole grains fruits and vegetables, eating fatty foods, healthy eating plan: It s possible. Still, aiming for health rather than a number is a better idea. You can look slim and toned by August with nothing more than a healthy eating plan (NO diet, NO products, NO programs) and walking! However, if you re happy with your exercise...

Nutrition & Dieting: weight loss, ulterior motives, calorie deficit
ulterior motives, calorie deficit, instinctive reaction: Yes, when you burn 3,500 calories MORE than your body needs, you will lose one pound in fat stores. When you take in 3,500 calories more than you need, you gain one pound. Creating a so-called deficit is as easy as developing or toning more muscle, which...

Nutrition & Dieting: weight loss, mypyramid gov, healthy meal ideas
mypyramid gov, healthy meal ideas, low calorie foods: Hello Sara! Thank you for your nutrition question. It sounds like you have a good work out plan going. However, I would recommend that you not skip lunch. Try to have something healthy like vegetable soup, salad and fruit. When you skip meals you...

Nutrition & Dieting: weight loss, laura kraemer, hips and thighs
laura kraemer, hips and thighs, least three times: Hi Rose, if you are overweight, then reducing your overall weight with healthy eating and exercise will make your hips and thighs smaller. If you are of normal weight, then exercises like walking, crunches, and lunges will help to tone those problem areas....

Nutrition & Dieting: weight loss, aerobic exercise, patient weight
aerobic exercise, patient weight, playing tennis: Carol, I can only give you general information unless I was working with you one-on-one and that is obviously a service I charge for! All I can say is continue your exercise and make sure you are getting plenty of aerobic exercise since that is what burns...

Nutrition & Dieting: weight loss, laura kraemer, weight loss pills
laura kraemer, weight loss pills, light weights: Dear Ambreen, No, weight loss pills are not recommended for kids your age and 15 pounds is too much weight to lose at your present height and weight. Work out three times a week and you should see a big difference in the way you look. Because you are not really...

Nutrition & Dieting: weight loss, compartment syndrome, mucsle
compartment syndrome, mucsle, resistance training: Hi Joey, In general, I recommend at least 30 minutes a day of breathing hard from brisk walking, dancing around, climbing stairs, anything that gets the heart going. Total of 30 - can be 3 x 10, 6 x 5, 5 x 6, it is all good. Resistance training is best...

Nutrition & Dieting: weight loss, laura kraemer, calories per day
laura kraemer, calories per day, food journal: Dear Amie, start with 30 minutes of walking everyday. That amount of walking will actually be enough exercise to help you lose weight, but you have to do it everyday. When you eat food, stay within 1500-1800 calories per day (keep a food journal)and you should...

Nutrition & Dieting: weight loss, laura kraemer, calories per day
laura kraemer, calories per day, excersise: Dear Ali, you are underweight for your height. The average 15 year old who is 5 foot 5 inches weighs 120 pounds. To insure you are getting your needed nutrients, you should be eating over 2000 calories per day, more if you are active. Your diet should contain...

Nutrition & Dieting: weight loss, calories per day, chocolate lover
calories per day, chocolate lover, t effect: Hi S, The lactose intolerance shouldn t effect the bread but you may be wheat intolerant also. Try to burn as many calories as you can each time ont the treadmill and consume 500 less calories per day than you burn. Visit www.toolsforlife.cc to determine...

Nutrition & Dieting: weight loss, gold standard protein shake, protein shake diet
gold standard protein shake, protein shake diet, multibillion dollar industry: Hello Pat! Thank you for your nutrition question. The claims by the above product you mentioned are probably misleading you. Weight loss schemes and devices probably are the most popular form of quackery. Millions seek a painless, effortless way to...

Nutrition & Dieting: weight loss, mypyramid gov, american heart association
mypyramid gov, american heart association, eatright org: Pat, There is no way that this product can honestly claim vast amounts of weight can be lost quickly with energy gain and no bad side effects . If it sounds too good to be true, it s probably not true. It s just a protein shake - like 100 other...

Nutrition & Dieting: weight loss, laura kraemer, light weights
laura kraemer, light weights, calories per day: Dear Carson, To lose weight you have to reduce your calories and exercise daily. Start with 1500-1800 calories per day and exercise for at least 30 minutes every day. You will have to track all the food you eat and write down the calorie content or find...

Nutrition & Dieting: weight loss, laura kraemer, calories per day
laura kraemer, calories per day, carrot sticks: Dear Lee, By simply switching lower calorie foods for the higher calorie foods, you should see a weightloss. It might take a while, but sooner or later you should see some results. Strive for 500 less calories per day. Five hundred calories per day would be...

Nutrition & Dieting: weight loss, high calorie foods, local public library
high calorie foods, local public library, ellyn satter: Hi, If your daughter is not growing along normal growth pattern curves (as assessed by your doctor), despite eating normally for her age, your doctor should be looking for possible physical causes for lack of weight gain and/or growth. If your daughter...

Nutrition & Dieting: weight loss, pant sizes, aerobic exercise
pant sizes, aerobic exercise, excerise: First of all, DON T GIVE UP!!! Sounds like you are doing GREAT! You can t always measure your progress on the scale! Many times you lose inches, which means you are losing fat but you gain muscle!! That is what causes the scale to stick! BUT as long as...

Nutrition & Dieting: weight loss, stable weight, food energy
stable weight, food energy, inorder: Energy In (Food) = Energy Out (Basal Metabolic Rate + Activity) = body weight remains stable. Weight Loss can be achieved when the number of calories (kilojoules) that you eat is than the number of calories (kilojoules) your body uses. On paper...

Nutrition & Dieting: weight loss, special diets, resistance training
special diets, resistance training, cardiovascular training: Okay, where to star? Congratulations on your wedding. The easy, quick answer is : Eat less, move more, make certain that you are getting in at least 3 fruits and 4 veggies a day and limit sodas and processed foods. A more involved answer would be that...

Nutrition & Dieting: weight loss, target goal, resistance training
target goal, resistance training, calorie intake: Your maintenance calorie intake is a little high, I would say more like 2500 for maintenance. The 3 mile walk ill help but your body will adapt quickly, add some sort of resistance training to it, full body circuit with bands should not take more than 10-14...

Nutrition & Dieting: weight loss, fad diet, calories per day
fad diet, calories per day, eating to lose weight: Hi Stacia I know it might seem like a lot of food, specially if the general idea is to stop eating to lose weight! I m going to give you information that you can use for the rest of your life. No matter what fad diet is IN this is the truth. Forget...

Nutrition & Dieting: weight loss, pound weight gain, lean muscles
pound weight gain, lean muscles, lift weights: Hi Liz, If you are burning too many, or not taking in, enough calories you could be holding onto fat instead of burning it. Visit www.toolsforlife.cc to determine your caloric requirements based on your activity and you should only be 500 calories lower...

Nutrition & Dieting: weight loss, flat stomach, body exercise
flat stomach, body exercise, playball: First, give yourself time. It didn t get there in just a couple months, it will take more than a couple months to go away. The stars you see bounce back are under intense training, diet and professional dressers with multiple tricks under those clothes -...

Nutrition & Dieting: weight loss, chocolate pizza, noticeable difference
chocolate pizza, noticeable difference, appearence: Did you gain the extra 60 lbs in just 5 months? Heck no! So it s not reasonable to expect to lose it in 5 months. BUT - you can expect to lose up to 40 lbs if you re dedicated and simply change your lifestyle eating plan (NO diets!). Not too bad...

Nutrition & Dieting: weight loss, whole grain bread, laura kraemer
whole grain bread, laura kraemer, calories per day: Dear Laura, To lose weight, first get a check-up by your doctor. Next, figure out an exercise plan you can follow everyday. You can not lose weight without exercising. Thirty minutes of walking each day should be the minimum you do, but the more exercise you...

Nutrition & Dieting: weight loss, high in protein foods, body fat removal
high in protein foods, body fat removal, calories per day: Hi Sonia, I hate to tell you the problem is you are not eating enough. Based on your age and activity level you are burning over 1000 calories in training alone. That leaves you with 400 calories for you body to function. That why you have not lost weight....

Nutrition & Dieting: weight loss, pizza pie, loose weight
pizza pie, loose weight, salads: Daniel, weight loss won t work if it s a diet , you need a lifestyle. Salads and fruit are good, but where s your protein? Where are the vegetables? Where s the FUN (pizza, pie, cookies, chocolate?). Check my site for a detailed outline about...

Nutrition & Dieting: weight loss, 16oz bottles, blood circulation
16oz bottles, blood circulation, sleep time: Hey Mike, I would say 64-80 oz is plenty. Forget about the way you look for a minute we will get back to that. Your body has 1 goal; SURVIVAL. It s jobs is to protect the brain to continue thought, so it can function. It does not care how you look,...

Nutrition & Dieting: weight loss, whole grain bread, laura kraemer
whole grain bread, laura kraemer, sport drinks: Hi Mike, Water is OK but that seems excessive. You are drinking nearly 5 liters per day of plain water. The problem with drinking plain water is that the body has to pull out salt to get rid of the water in the body. If you are not replacing that salt in your...

Nutrition & Dieting: weight loss, 16oz bottles, water need
16oz bottles, water need, hi mike: HI Mike, Basic water need is 1 oz of water for every 2 pounds of person. If you are busting rocks all day in hot sun or training for a marathon, etc. you need more. If you stick to plain water, you will get a healthy thirst clues happening for you. ...

Nutrition & Dieting: weight loss, laura kraemer, fresh fruit and vegetables
laura kraemer, fresh fruit and vegetables, permanant change: Dear Tara, You can maintain your muscle mass by working out and eating foods that contain some protein, and you can burn fat by eating less calories than your body needs, but, you cannot change your fat into muscle. By following the eating program you described...

Nutrition & Dieting: weight loss, weight watchers diet, low carbohydrate diet
weight watchers diet, low carbohydrate diet, eatright org: Sophia, My suggestion would be to use a dietitian for your weight loss! They can truly take a look at what you doing both with diet and exercise and devise a plan that you can live with for life and that will help you to be successful! Without knowing what...

Nutrition & Dieting: weight loss, pound weight gain, lean muscles
pound weight gain, lean muscles, lift weights: Liz, At 16 your weight gain may be appropriate growth. I wouldn t tend to focus on that. The change I might suggest to make you leaner would be to increase the length of your runs: more distance, less sprints. There will certainly be some muscle...

Nutrition & Dieting: weight loss, calorie plan, blood circulation
calorie plan, blood circulation, sleep time: Hi Shermena, Yes very low calorie but with out know your stats here is some general inofrmation Forget about the way you look for a minute we will get back to that. Your body has 1 goal; SURVIVAL. It s jobs is to protect the brain to continue thought,...

Nutrition & Dieting: weight loss, low carbohydrate diet, diet studies
low carbohydrate diet, diet studies, low fat diets: Dear Hazel, Generally, if one type of diet fails you, change the type. Yours is a very common case of failing on a low fat diet so why wouldn t you try a higher-fat low carbohydrate diet? Studies of the last several years revealed their superiority...

Nutrition & Dieting: weight loss, plain water, real food
plain water, real food, fat burning: HI Jeremy, Figure 10 pounds a month max. FAT burning, not water leaving. Please see http://www.premiumfuel.com for the latest on food and play. Start doing what you are going to do for the rest of your life. No games, no do this for 2 months than...

Nutrition & Dieting: weight loss, plain waffles, dry roasted peanuts
plain waffles, dry roasted peanuts, bad eating habits: Susan, That s great that you have your diabetes under control - I still think you would benefit by the suggestions I gave. You can still improve your insulin sensitivity and allow the insulin you need to take to do a better job at driving the sugars...

Nutrition & Dieting: weight loss, high intensity weight training, miracle diets
high intensity weight training, miracle diets, wheat pasta: Hi Jack, I salute your great attitude and for taking self-responsibility for your actions. There is a golden rule for anyone to lose the excess fat in a healthy way... 1. Plenty of water- 2l a day, or more if you exercise 2. Each meal should have plenty...

Nutrition & Dieting: weight loss, nutritional adequacy, stomach surgery
nutritional adequacy, stomach surgery, medical level: Number one, when someone has bypass surgery for weight loss they are very closely monitored on a medical level. This includes doctors as well as detailed instruction by a dietitian as to what and how much to eat so that protein needs, and other essential...

Nutrition & Dieting: weight loss, healthy fruits, excess calories
healthy fruits, excess calories, fruits vegetables: Kaylee, Your body is able to be in good shape. It was in highschool, it was when you went into the airforce, and it can be again. The body responds to the demands placed upon it. If you feed the body excess calories, junk food, and do not exercise, the...

Nutrition & Dieting: weight loss, independent herbalife distributor, indian diet
independent herbalife distributor, indian diet, vegetarian vegan: Hyma, Absolutely! We actually started in California 27 years ago! One of our growing markets is in the vegetarian/vegan sector. Register on my site at www.thinkslimntrim.org and I can contact you privately to personalise a solution for you. Best regards...

Nutrition & Dieting: weight loss and abs, laura kraemer, calories per day
laura kraemer, calories per day, six pack: Dear Ben, To lose weight you have to eat about 1500-1800 calories per day and do about 30 minutes of walking per day. Because you are active with karate, you should already have strong muscles and strong abs. As you lose weight, your muscles will start to...

Nutrition & Dieting: no weight loss connected to hypothyroidism and SSRIs?, nutritional deficiencies, fruits vegetables
nutritional deficiencies, fruits vegetables, calcium supplement: Hello Susanah, Thank you for your question. It has taken me a bit to write this response, but I felt that the time was necessary as you are doing so many things right and not seeing the weight loss results you desire. I first want to commend you on...

Nutrition & Dieting: weight loss contest rules, contest rule, desk job
contest rule, desk job, bodyweight: I agree with the percentages rule for several reasons. The amount of calories you burn is based not only on movement but on overall bodyweight. You burn more calories than she does even if you re both sitting still. You ll also burn even more calories...

Nutrition & Dieting: weight loss contest rules ?, laura kraemer, percentage measure
laura kraemer, percentage measure, contest rule: Dear Bill, I think the weight loss percentage measure is the fair way to measure weight loss. You and your wife are different in every way, therefore measuring weight loss percentage makes it fair. It s unfortunate that you don t get as much exercise as your...

Nutrition & Dieting: weight loss after DVT, vitamin k foods, compression socks
vitamin k foods, compression socks, best bet: Kay, Because your husband has some health problems your best bet is to find a dietitian in your area that can help him one-on-one with weight loss. That way he/she could work with him on his health problems in addition to weight loss. You can check www.eatright.org...

Nutrition & Dieting: weight loss/diet/exercise, mypyramid gov, fad diets
mypyramid gov, fad diets, daily calorie intake: Hi Susan! Thank you for your nutrition question. I a going to give you a couple of websites that will point you in the right direction toward your weight loss goals. Firstly, I would recommend that you visit www.mypyramid.gov and enter your...

Nutrition & Dieting: weight loss through dieting, exercise and dietary supplements, medium frame, interested check
medium frame, interested check, tessmer: Jamie, As a dietitian and health professional I do not recommend dietary supplements . Most of these types of supplements are not approved by the FDA and are not scientifically proven to work. I would continue doing what you are doing but you may just...

Nutrition & Dieting: weight loss with exercise, whole grain cereal, frosted shredded wheat
whole grain cereal, frosted shredded wheat, whole grains: It sounds like you could use more complex carbs/whole grains and fruits in your diet. These things digest slower, leaving you feeling full longer. If you don t notice a difference in the first few days, give it a bit longer. Many, many times it s a matter...

Nutrition & Dieting: Too much weight loss in my face, losing my face, strength exercises
losing my face, strength exercises, happy medium: Scott, Because of the way we are genetically programmed, we tend to keep fat in certain proportions around our body. This means that when you loose enough fat for your six-pack to show you face looked as it did. This pretty much means that the look of...

Nutrition & Dieting: weight loss, fasting, good foods,, certin times, exercise equitment
certin times, exercise equitment, thanks in advance: I have been reccomended a fruit/veggie only diet This is crazy. Stop listening to this person. You cannot get all the vital nutirents your body needs from a fruit & veggie only diet. Thirty minutes a day is a good start and what I would consider the...

Nutrition & Dieting: weight loss and fat loss question, lean muscle mass, journal of applied physiology
lean muscle mass, journal of applied physiology, lean body mass: Chris, You are right about the connection between preserving muscle mass and strength training during weight loss. However, this is also about diet composition, not only weight loss rate. To keep the lean body mass while losing body fat, one has to consume...

Nutrition & Dieting: weight loss/gaining musle, proper sit ups, skip rope
proper sit ups, skip rope, weed eater: Your question copied: if I cut cakes/chips/cookies/doughnuts/fried foods and pop *out of my diet and eat regular properly porsinioned meals will the weight go doiwn naturaly? if I exercsie 3 times a week for 45 minutes each time when I am and am not working?(ie...

Nutrition & Dieting: weight loss after giving birth, laura kraemer, food triangle
laura kraemer, food triangle, fruits vegetables: Hi Jamie, Try getting down to basics. Unfortunately healthy eating and exercise is the only way to get back to your pre-pregnancy weight. Breastfeeding is a boost because breast feeding burns calories. Try a 1500-1800 calorie diet containing healthy foods...

Nutrition & Dieting: If weight loss is a numbers game...., excess calories, rich meals
excess calories, rich meals, calorie diet: Dropping so low in calories will actually slow your metabolism. It would be better to eat just slightly less than normal and increase your exercise intensity for a couple of days to burn the excess calories. Thank you for your question, Adriana. I hope...

Nutrition & Dieting: weight loss and the pill, head scratcher, helium balloon
head scratcher, helium balloon, chronic dehydration: Hi Bonny-Jean, Off the top it sounds like your body thinks it needs to eat for 2 - yes, the opposite of being on the pill which makes your body chemically like it is pregnant. Some psychological issues? It can be tough to be taken seriously in a vague...

Nutrition & Dieting: weight loss plateau, weight loss plateau, excess calories
weight loss plateau, excess calories, high intensity: I read GOOD news in your question and then bad news. Then awful news! First, you ve done this slowly enough to probably be healthy and permanent. You re also eating enough calories which is very wise! Now, the bad news is that you may be exercising too much....

Nutrition & Dieting: weight loss plateau, weight loss plateau, starvation mode
weight loss plateau, starvation mode, nutrition question: Hello Fifi! Thank you for your nutrition question. Weight loss plataeus are very common but can be overcome. Your weight loss goals sound reasonable because healthy weight loss is about 1-2lbs weekly. You are also eating at a healthy calorie level....

Nutrition & Dieting: weight loss program, useless products, diet products
useless products, diet products, safe way: When it comes to weight loss, fast and safe aren t usually possible. However, the weight loss industry wants you to think so - it sells more useless products, programs and plans than ever! More than $40 BILLION per year as the average weight of the country...

Nutrition & Dieting: weight loss program, dr david heber, elliptical treadmill
dr david heber, elliptical treadmill, correct diet: Hi Vanessa, You seem to have all the foundations ready! Now we need to compliment your enthusiasm for exercise with the correct diet ( by diet I mean nutritional programme.) 15lbs in 8+ weeks? Should be very achievable but my question is: do you actually...

Nutrition & Dieting: weight loss program, inexpensive supplements, chocolate lover
inexpensive supplements, chocolate lover, bread roll: Hello, and Thank You for your Question My suggestion would be to find a good low carb market, they are very popular now and have some excellent tasting bread and chocolates, with that said you will need to make sure you are also getting the nutrition...

Nutrition & Dieting: weight loss regiment, doing weights, cardio workouts
doing weights, cardio workouts, proper fuel: Yolanda, Healthy weight loss needs to be a combination of BOTH exercise (aerobic and wt. training) as well as healthy eating! You can workout all you want but if you don t eat right and eat the correct amount of calories chances are you won t lose a whole...

Nutrition & Dieting: weight loss rules, low glycemic foods, resistance exercise
low glycemic foods, resistance exercise, exercising weight: Hi Bill, Unfortunately I am going to side with your wife... somewhat. I always recommend tracking weight loss as a percentage of body fat loss rather than weight loss. Why? Muscle dictates metabolism. Build lean mass to increase calorie burning efficiency...

Nutrition & Dieting: My weight-loss strategy is not working, juan carlos cruz, plateu
juan carlos cruz, plateu, stragety: If you re trying to jump to the end and get immediate results, of course it won t work. You ll be tired, discouraged and quite possibly hurt. If you are overweight, it didn t happen over night and it s going to take a little while for it to be resolved....

Nutrition & Dieting: My weight-loss strategy is not working, juan carlos cruz, minute intervals
juan carlos cruz, minute intervals, plateu: It doesn t sound like you are exercising too much. Maybe you need a change in your exercise routine though. I don t know your weight or height, so I can t tell you if you are in a healthy range or not. The reason you are feeling tired could be that you are...

Nutrition & Dieting: on weight loss subject, scales and tales, christmas feast
scales and tales, christmas feast, resistance training: Hello Lisa, It will be completed and shipping Tuesday. It s more of an entire package, consisting of a book, 2 audio CDs on cardio and nutrition, as well as a DVD for exercises. I m offering a special pre-order rate for any that purchase before Tuesday....

Nutrition & Dieting: weight loss and vitamins, low dose aspirin, vitamin c supplement
low dose aspirin, vitamin c supplement, consistent exercise: Hi Donnaleigh, Taking a vitamin c supplement might help you. I would try to get it in powder form rather than tablet as it will be better absorbed. Also, be sure to keep it from getting too much air and light as both will lower its potency. Beyond that,...

Nutrition & Dieting: weight loss/workout plan/diet and nutrition, lean body mass, rebound weight gain
lean body mass, rebound weight gain, healthy eating plan: Sure, Andrea. Our website has several good options for meal replacements and protein-based meal substitutes or replacements. I would recommend starting your day with a protein bar, and nothing else. Then eat a light lunch, exercise, and use the protein...

Nutrition & Dieting: weight loss/workout plan/diet and nutrition, canadian style bacon, healthy eating plan
canadian style bacon, healthy eating plan, workout plan: Hi Andrea, Thank you for your question. At a height of 5 feet, two inches, the expected weight is 110 pounds, with a variance of 10% up or down for differences in muscle and bone mass. Now this weight is what is optimal. However, in America most people...

Nutrition & Dieting: weight loss, weight loss plateau, calorie yogurt
weight loss plateau, calorie yogurt, diet sodas: Hi, It seems you have hit that all dreaded weight loss plateau. Everyone does, and it always seems to be toward the tail end of your weight loss goal. My original weight loss goal was 135 (I was 205 lbs). I got to 136 lbs and stayed there for MONTHS. ...

Nutrition & Dieting: weight lossand nutrition, vitamins and minerals, optimum nutrition
vitamins and minerals, optimum nutrition, baby girl: Hi Alexandria, I can recommend a great resource called www.workoutpass.com I use it for my clients and myself as there is so much great info on specific exercises for practically any area. As for the foods, focus on a balance whenever you eat- i.e....

Nutrition & Dieting: weight lost at 72 yrs. old, climbing mt everest, fatty tissue
climbing mt everest, fatty tissue, dumbell: Metabolism is largely determined by muscle mass and tone. Just because a machine at the gym says you burned xxx calories, doesn t mean that s all you burned! By doing exercise, you re toning muscle, which needs more calories to support - so you ve increased...

Nutrition & Dieting: weight lost, orange juice drink, blood pressure meds
orange juice drink, blood pressure meds, calcium fortified orange juice: Hi Joyce Losing weight would certainly lower your blood pressure and if you are on medication for hypertension this would enable you to stop taking the medication. I know that high blood pressure meds do have so many side effects. With some changes...

Nutrition & Dieting: weight maintenance, calorie level, trying to gain weight
calorie level, trying to gain weight, tessmer: If you are increasing your calories for weight gain than yes, when you want to maintain you need to return to your maintenance calorie level. But keep in mind that your maintenance calorie will change as you gain weight and your body gets bigger so that will...

Nutrition & Dieting: weight management and weight lifting, eatright org, weight train
eatright org, weight train, tessmer: You may just be gaining more muscle as opposed to fat. You should keep track of your inches, which can tell you if you are gaining fat as opposed to muscle. I can t tell you exactly what is going on without knowing more informtion and working with you personally....

Nutrition & Dieting: weight problem, believing in fairies, human liver
believing in fairies, human liver, diet weight loss: Diet plans most other diet try-its do not work The latest diet or cleansing fast, some popular plan sweeping the media and hawked by a movie star - have one thing in common: 99% of them will not work. By ‘working’ it means that weight loss is actually...

Nutrition & Dieting: weight problem, correct weight for your height, nutrition questions
correct weight for your height, nutrition questions, ideal weight: Hello Hira! You are at the correct weight for your height which is about 47 kg. For more answers to your nutrition questions check out Ask the Nutritionists:Answers to Your Nutrition Questions by George Rapitis at www.authorhouse.com, online, or at...

Nutrition & Dieting: weight problem, calories per day, nutrition question
calories per day, nutrition question, cup corn: Hello Nadine! Thank you for your nutrition question. Theoretically, you have to eat an extra 500 to 1,000 calories per day to gain of one to two pounds per week. But Nature often confounds this mathematical approach. Without question, some people do...

Nutrition & Dieting: weight problems, thyroid problem, rice salads
thyroid problem, rice salads, time donna: Donna, First of all if you have a thyroid problem, that needs to be addressed. You need to have it tested and need to be on medication to help regulate it. AND YES, a slow thyroid can definitely put that type of weight on you. You may want to think about...

Nutrition & Dieting: weight and toning, ballet dancer, classical line
ballet dancer, classical line, no gimmicks: Why do you think this is fat ? With all that working out, especially doing what you re doing (dance) it s highly, highly unlikely this is fat . It s more likely that you re developing muscle, in spite of what you think. To prove it, STOP working out...

Nutrition & Dieting: my weight, blood sugar level, low blood sugar
blood sugar level, low blood sugar, vinegar dressing: Hi, I don t know your age but if you are pre menopausal this could effect your weight loss efforts,thyroid problems could be a factor in some people. You may be one of those individuals who needs to carefully monitor everything you consume. Many people...

Nutrition & Dieting: weightgain, laura kraemer, calories per day
laura kraemer, calories per day, vin diesel: Dear Richard, Your genetics play a great role in how you gain weight and muscle. Look at your parents weight and body type (if you can) and you will see what your genetic body is made up of. If you are thin like Bruce Lee and want to be muscluar like Vin...

Nutrition & Dieting: weightloss, laura kraemer, how do i get rid of stretch marks
laura kraemer, how do i get rid of stretch marks, weight fluctuations: First Christina, you can t get rid of stretch marks because they are scars in your skin. A plastic surgeon could get rid of them, but you can only cover them up with make-up and wait a few years till they fade. Try to prevent them from occuring in the first...

Nutrition & Dieting: weightloss, orange juice drink, calcium fortified orange juice
orange juice drink, calcium fortified orange juice, healthy eating plan: HI Carmen I am sending you two different rapid weight loss diets along with a list of negative calorie foods. This gives you a choice of how you want to lose weight. I didn t list the Scarsdale Diet but it works very well and I have used it several times...

Nutrition & Dieting: weightloss, centrum vitamin, slow metabolism
centrum vitamin, slow metabolism, diet soda: Hi Mac, I am wholly unqualified to make any estimation regarding how much weight will be lost over any given period of time. What I do believe is that you are likely on the right track to lose a lot of weight, but I am afraid that you may gain it all...

Nutrition & Dieting: weightloss, one peice, wt loss
one peice, wt loss, tessmer: Patty, I can t say from a few sentences why you are not losing weight. I would need to work with you and take a deeper look as to what and how much you are eating as well as your activity level. Keep in mind eating too little can slow your metabolism!...

Nutrition & Dieting: weightloss, raw fruit, time dance
raw fruit, time dance, refined sugar: Hi Dina, Forget the calories counting, focus on the quality of what you eat and the quantity takes care of itself. Do anything that gets you breathing hard, and hopefully fun. Go for a TOTAL of 30 minutes a day, but it doesn t have to be all at the...

Nutrition & Dieting: weightloss, usana health sciences, lean cuisine
usana health sciences, lean cuisine, fruits and vegetables: Without knowing your history this is difficult to answer. Personally, I use balanced shake products from Usana Health Sciences. I have affiliated myself with that company because of their strong science based approach. I don t usually use this forum...

Nutrition & Dieting: weightloss, doing the atkins diet, how to eat a healthy diet
doing the atkins diet, how to eat a healthy diet, tessmer: I do not recommend the Atkins diet! There is no need to increase protein and lower carb to lose weight and that has been proven! You need to make sure what you do is something you can live with for life. You need to make permenant changes if you want to...

Nutrition & Dieting: weightloss, omega 3 6 9, maintainable weight
omega 3 6 9, maintainable weight, calories per day: Great Maria! Your bike ride is an excellent way to keep your metabolism up. If you have a few extra minutes, take a longer route home. That is all it takes. If you enjoyed aerobic exercise then I would recommend it. But since you are not a fan (either...

Nutrition & Dieting: weightloss, calories, muscle gains, binge eating disorder, stress fracture
binge eating disorder, stress fracture, exercise strategy: I would suggest limiting your fat intake, as you have suggested, and try to maintain your protein intake around 25-30% of your calorie intake. Shoot for at least 1.5 gm /kg body weight per day or about 100 gm a day. An effective exercise strategy couples...

Nutrition & Dieting: weightloss/dieting, south beach diet, t candy
south beach diet, t candy, athsma: Hi Gina, There is no excuse for what almost all schools call food, and you have a lot of challanges, but quit thinking of them as road blocks you can t get around. Make up a salad the night before, pack it in an insulated bag in the morning and go. There...

Nutrition & Dieting: weightloss in a month, mypyramid gov, healthy eating plan
mypyramid gov, healthy eating plan, daily caloric intake: Hello Lina! Thank you for your nutrition question. Healthy weight loss is 1-2lbs daily. Attempting to lose 8-10lbs by next month is a reasonable goal. Most women are able to lose weight at about 1,500 calories daily. Make sure to never go below 1,200...

Nutrition & Dieting: no weightloss when starving, starvation mode, malnourished children
starvation mode, malnourished children, anorexics: Eating too few calories can eventually slow down your metabolism and put you into starvation mode where your body starts to hold on to fat to survive. As far as anorexics and malnourished children that is a whole different situation. Those people are not...

Nutrition & Dieting: weightloss, whole grains, tone muscle
whole grains, tone muscle, toned body: People like us (yes, I m also a recovering anorexic) should NOT be near a scale! We should know how we re doing by how our clothes fit. Maybe by using a tape measure, but NO scale! The reasons are many, but in my case it s because I try to develop and...

Nutrition & Dieting: weightloss4myfatself, starvation mode metabolism, laura kraemer
starvation mode metabolism, laura kraemer, calories in a day: Dear Mac, There is no magic number to tell you what you will lose because everybody s metabolism is different. What I can tell you is that when you try to lose weight real quickly you can slow your metabolism in the long run because your body senses that it...

Nutrition & Dieting: weightlosshelp, centrum vitamin, slow metabolism
centrum vitamin, slow metabolism, diet soda: HONESTLY (first hand experience - repeatedly, for more than 30 years) the ONLY thing you ll accomplish with what you re doing is GAINING weight by losing muscle and organ tissue, slowing your metabolism down (for what could be years!) and making future attempts...

Nutrition & Dieting: weights, whole grain breads, laura kraemer
whole grain breads, laura kraemer, eating a healthy diet: Dear Jack, I am not a professional athlete, so I really don t know what they do for exercise. I m sure it depends on the athlete and what sport they play. Contact an athlete that plays the same sport you are interested in or contact a trainer at a gym. Seventy...

Nutrition & Dieting: weigth lessness, whole grains, water tea
whole grains, water tea, water exercise: Hi Andrew, The throat thing sounds like maybe dehydration - not enough water. Tea, coffee, sodas contain diuretics that takes water out, but some people just think they are getting enough water. Water, exercise (find something that is PLAY) and fresh...

Nutrition & Dieting: weigth loss, thyroid problem, blood work
thyroid problem, blood work, thyroid: VALUE YOURSELF more than to try to get a diagnosis here. You MAY have a thyroid problem, but it could be anything. A real doctor, seeing you in person, needs to run blood work and check you out physically. PLEASE, even if you have to go to a clinic, see...

Nutrition & Dieting: weigthlessness, body mass index bmi, body mass index
body mass index bmi, body mass index, fruits and vegetables: Hi Andrew, Your current body mass index (BMI) based on your weight and height is 19.8. This is within what is considered to be the healthy range (18.5-25). However, combined with the other symptoms you have described, I would strongly recommend that you...

Nutrition & Dieting: weihgt, laura kraemer, eating a healthy diet
laura kraemer, eating a healthy diet, adequate nutrients: Dear Jenna, The body is in constant regeneration. When you break down your muscles with exercise, you must supply adequate nutrients to rebuild those muscles, especially protein. If you are eating next to nothing, the body is forced to breakdown other muscles...

Nutrition & Dieting: wheat allergy, ice cream cones, malt candy
ice cream cones, malt candy, malt products: The foods to avoid are whole wheat, enriched, or white bread, rolls, or bread crumbs, graham or gluten bread, donuts, sweet rolls, muffins, french toast, waffles, pancakes, dumplings, bread stuffing, rusk, popovers, prepared mixes for pancakes, waffles,...

Nutrition & Dieting: wheat allergy, laura kraemer, wheat allergy
laura kraemer, wheat allergy, google: Dear Rishabh, I am assuming your doctor has tested you for a wheat allergy and it came up positive. Your doctor who diagnosed you at that time should also supply you with the information on how to avoid wheat in foods and what supplements you should be taking....

Nutrition & Dieting: wheat products, wheat noodles, nutrition labels
wheat noodles, nutrition labels, mark shields: Hello Carolyn, This is Mark. A while back on allexperts.com you asked me a question. I m just doing a follow up to see how you are? I also wanted to inform you that I just started an email newsletter related to nutrition and exercise. It will keep you up...

Nutrition & Dieting: whey protein for increasing muscle mass?, milled flax seed, fructose corn syrup
milled flax seed, fructose corn syrup, high fructose corn syrup: Hi Sase, Whey protein is very good for you, not just to support muscle, but also to support your immune system as well. I will check the brand and let you know as much as I can find out. Though protein is important for your health it is not necessary...

Nutrition & Dieting: whey protein, high protein diets, laura kraemer
high protein diets, laura kraemer, egg whites: Hi Pat, Whey protein is used by body builders and athletes to supply extra protein to rebuild their muscles. The average bodybuilder will eat one gram of protein per pound of bodyweight per day. But they are adults. Your son will eat about 50 grams per shake...

Nutrition & Dieting: whey, beneficial nutrients, plain yogurt
beneficial nutrients, plain yogurt, cheesecloth: Hi Norma, I ve seen lots of recipes for yogurt cheese, and they all suggest discarding the whey. I m not aware of any nutritional or health benefits of the whey - while some less-desirable nutrients like sodium and sugar will be partially filtered out in...

Nutrition & Dieting: white rice, rice variety, white rice
rice variety, white rice, rotis: Hi RJ, White rice is a byproduct of a machine process that started as brown rice. The machine strips the outer dark shell. The outer dark shell is where you find fiber and mineral, which are obviously destroyed in the process. Now, this machine has done...

Nutrition & Dieting: white rice-reg, laura kraemer, blood sugar levels
laura kraemer, blood sugar levels, carbohydrate food: Hi RJ, White rice is a filler/carbohydrate food that when eaten in excess can cause fat to be stored. Rice is high on the glycemic food scale as is white bread,bagels, potatoes, to name just a few. When foods that are high on the glycemic scale are eaten...

Nutrition & Dieting: white rice-reg, marketamerica, vitamins and minerals
marketamerica, vitamins and minerals, b vitamins: Hi RJ, Most nutritionist recommend long grain brown rice over white rice due because white rice has been stripped of important nutrients and acts as a simple carbohydrate as a result. Stripping any grain of its complete make up removes fiber, protein, and...

Nutrition & Dieting: white rice-reg, natural food sources, lean protein
natural food sources, lean protein, chicken eggs: Hi rj, Unfortunately, what you have done is go from bad to worse in switching from rice to flour. The white rice in the western world has gone through a processing which strips many of the nutrients. All natural foods from the ground are the best we...

Nutrition & Dieting: white rice-reg, blood sugar levels, white rice
blood sugar levels, white rice, rotis: So sorry for the delay, but I set my acct on vacation (but it did not work!). White rice has the outer husk removed, which contains most of the fiber and nutrients. What you are left with is mainly refined carbohydrates, which digests very quickly and...

Nutrition & Dieting: white rice-reg, refined flour, white rice
refined flour, white rice, rotis: Converted rice is white in color. You can see the individuals hold their slick shape, not like the sticky, saggy stuff that is right there with refined flour and refined sugar. The deal is how processed stuff is to how useful/less to the body. When it...

Nutrition & Dieting: whole grain breads, whole grain breads, whole grain bread
whole grain breads, whole grain bread, natural nutrients: Hello Lynne! Thank you for your nutrition question. Whole wheat means that they don t refine then enrich the wheat before it gets made into the bread. I.e., you retain the natural nutrients in the grain. Whole grain is like whole wheat, but not *necessarily*...

Nutrition & Dieting: whole grain?, whole grain cereals, healthiest cereal
whole grain cereals, healthiest cereal, anaerobic exercises: Hello Thomas! Thank you for your nutrition question. In a move to regain the respect of breakfast eaters, General Mills changed their cereals to whole wheat however, many still contain added sugars, preservaties and colors. Cheerios would probably...

Nutrition & Dieting: whole wheat bread, whole wheat bread, whole grain products
whole wheat bread, whole grain products, whole grain bread: Hello Michelle, This is Mark. A while back on allexperts.com you asked me a question. I m just doing a follow up to see how you are? I also wanted to inform you that I just started an email newsletter related to nutrition and exercise. It will keep you up...

Nutrition & Dieting: wieght loss, weight loss specialist, metabolisim
weight loss specialist, metabolisim, life doctors: Victoria, The first question you should ask your doctor is, Are you a weight loss specialist? If the answer is no, then you need to go find one. You need a structured, long-term weight loss program. You need one-on-one diet counseling and one-on-one...

Nutrition & Dieting: wight gain/loss, south beach diet, dumbell curls
south beach diet, dumbell curls, burning calories: Hello Lina! Thank you for your nutrition question. Have you noticed whether your clothes are now fitting looser? Sometimes the scale is not always the best predictor of progress. I would not recommend cutting additional calories because it is not...

Nutrition & Dieting: willl i gain weight?, fruits vegetables, straight answer
fruits vegetables, straight answer, whole grain: The straight answer is yes. You should avoid the excessive hunger that causes you to binge. It is much healthier to control your weight through several small portions each day. This will give you sustained energy and avoid hunger, which leads to over eating....

Nutrition & Dieting: it won't go away....., thyroid hormones, effort and desire
thyroid hormones, effort and desire, calories per day: Hello Krissy, Let me start by saying YOU CAN DO IT! I don t believe you are doomed to live with your current body shape. As long as one is willing to put forth effort and desire in the right direction ANYTHING is possible! I commend you on breastfeeding....

Nutrition & Dieting: do u think i can lose 20 pounds..., whole grain breads, laura kraemer
whole grain breads, laura kraemer, eating healthy food: Tasha strive to lose two pounds per week starting tomorrow. Walking daily for 30 minutes and eating healthy food like chicken, fish, low fat milk, vegetables, healthy fats, whole grain breads, and fruit. Stay around 1500 calories per day and you will see a...

Nutrition & Dieting: i was just wondering, is it..., fruits and vegetables, colorization
fruits and vegetables, colorization, nutritional value: Hi Sophie, I am wondering where you heard such a knuclehead idea. Neither carrots or watermelon will hurt you in any way, although you cannot just live off of such substances. Watermelon has hardly any nutritional value, however, and carrots have some nutritional...

Nutrition & Dieting: getting back to work, paleo diet, burning calories
paleo diet, burning calories, increasing your metabolism: Hi Evan To lose 20 pounds you need to increase activity. You don t necessarily have to lift weights...just do what you enjoy. Exercise a minimum of 3 times a week for 20 minutes. Exercise works by increasing your metabolism and burning calories http://adiet4health.com/nutribase/exercala.htm...

Nutrition & Dieting: working out, poultry eggs, artificial sweeteners
poultry eggs, artificial sweeteners, insulin production: Hi Tony, Greetings and thank you for your question. As you may surmise from most of my other answers on this forum, I am not a big fan of exercise as a method of weight loss. In fact, exercise has never helped me lose weight, so I cannot recommend it to...

Nutrition & Dieting: working out, calories per day, goal weight
calories per day, goal weight, exercise program: Hi Tony, Congrats on initiating an exercise program. Being 245 pounds, you need to focus and lose this weight now. Waiting will only make it more difficult. I see people every week in my practice that are 45 and 245 pounds and wished they had taken care...

Nutrition & Dieting: working out, nutrition question, bikeriding
nutrition question, bikeriding, aerobic activity: Hello Tony! Thank you for your nutrition question. If you are trying to lose weight your workout should include more cardio exercise such as jogging, walking, swimming, bikeriding, and aerobic activity. Weight training can be included also but do not...

Nutrition & Dieting: working out, weights workout, good fats
weights workout, good fats, herbalife products: Hi Tony, The exercises you are doing will definitely help to lose the fat IF AND ONLY IF you support it with a sound nutritional programme. The programme should consist of a balanced meal at least 3 times a day, which comprises of protein/veg/good fats and...

Nutrition & Dieting: working out after hysterectomy, whole grain products, doing situps
whole grain products, doing situps, total hysterectomy: Unfortunately the musculature in your abdomen may never be the same after your hysterectomy. But doing the sit-up and using the Swiss ball will help strengthen and tone those muscles. You cannot acheive your goal by spot reducing though. There is no such thing....

Nutrition & Dieting: working out, lean muscle mass, weight training for weight loss
lean muscle mass, weight training for weight loss, aerobic workouts: First, congratulations on taking the steps to improve your health at such a young age. You re already ahead of 80-90% of the people out there. You doing the right thing by using weight training for weight loss. Numerous studies have shown that weight...

Nutrition & Dieting: workout cramps, fresh fruits and vegetables, stomach cramps
fresh fruits and vegetables, stomach cramps, sodium potassium: Hello Karri! Thank you for your nutrition question. Feeling sick after a workout means you may have built up too much lactic acid, a byproduct of muscle metabolism, in your stomach. One suggestion that I have is to make sure to cool down properly...

Nutrition & Dieting: worried, mental disorder, medical help
mental disorder, medical help, mental disorders: Anorexia is a mental disorder. Learning all you can about it first from real (factual) sites is important in order to better address it. Interventions aren t easy, and often need to be done repeatedly before they actually work. Medical help is just...

Nutrition & Dieting: I am writing regarding a problem that I am having with my weight, healthy oil, lab tests
healthy oil, lab tests, weight watchers: Hello, You are not alone! Weight Watchers is a very successful program but only as long as you stick with it, support being one of the crucial aspects. Luckily, this is not the only successful program out there. What s more, many people eventually find...

Nutrition & Dieting: where am i going wrong?, flat stomachs, protruding stomach
flat stomachs, protruding stomach, poor posture: Dear Sophie, First you have to look at your genetic make-up. Some people don t have flat stomachs and never will. A protruding stomach could be poor posture, it could be a lack of protein in the diet, it could be saggy abdominal muscles, or it could be just...

Nutrition & Dieting: Xenadrine EFX, funny feelings, different colors
funny feelings, different colors, 2 bottles: Yes, you can take them, as long as you re aware of any side effects or funny feelings in your heart, etc.. Remember, just because you (or anyone) has taken something before, for however long, without problems, doesn t mean that serious problems can t show...

Nutrition & Dieting: Xenadrine-EFX, lifting weights, diet pill
lifting weights, diet pill, derivatives: I don t promote the use of any type of diet pill. Even those that say they are ephedra free have ephedra derivatives in them and can potentially cause the same side effects as the ones with ephedra. Therefore, I don t think it s safe to even use it for one...

Nutrition & Dieting: Xtreme Digestive Enzyme, ginger root, digestive enzymes
ginger root, digestive enzymes, digestive enzyme: The best and most complete enzyme blend I am aware of is Xtreme Digestive Enzyme blend (see ingredients below) because it covers just about any known need for digestion plus it has many more health benefits. Read more about it and at : http://www.netrition.com/cgi/goto.cgi?aid=339...

Nutrition & Dieting: What should I do?, minute noodles, potatoe chips
minute noodles, potatoe chips, work alot: Jason, To be frank, the change has to come from you. I would imagine the best place to start is with our activity level. I realize that your diet is not optimum, but there certainly are places to eliminate calories. I would try and make a concious...

Nutrition & Dieting: ..., good cardio exercises, laura kraemer
good cardio exercises, laura kraemer, crunches sit ups: Dear Hannah, You have to contiune the crunches and other exercises you are doing to firm the muscles. To then burn fat, add at least 10-15 minutes of some type of cardio to your routine everyday. Walking fast or jogging are two good cardio exercises. Keep...

Nutrition & Dieting: How, medical reason, medical professional
medical reason, medical professional, vicky: Vicky, I would never recommend that a teenager, who weighs 160 lbs., try to lose 9% of their body weight in one month. That is unhealthy and foolish, in my opinion. Whatever IT is that is requiring you to lose the weight, IT is not worth it. ...

Nutrition & Dieting: ??, fitness newsletter, excess body
fitness newsletter, excess body, healthy diet: Hi Sara, The fat around your tummy area ( abdominal fat ) is, unfortunately, the most difficult body fat to get rid of for most people. If you really want to get rid of it, you are going to need to work at it a bit with a healthy diet and lots of exercise....

Nutrition & Dieting: How much, mypyramid gov, raw leafy vegetables
mypyramid gov, raw leafy vegetables, parsley flakes: Hello Dovey! Thank you for your nutrition question. In order to find out how many servings of fruits and vegetables you need I would recommend that you visit www.mypyramid.gov Just enter your age, gender, and activity level and it will give you...

Nutrition & Dieting: can I?, trans fatty acids, americanheart org
trans fatty acids, americanheart org, fad diet: Audrey, It is certainly possible to lose 10-15 pounds in two months. It will require a fair amount of work and willpower. Getting well toned will probably take more time, unless your muscles are in pretty good shape already. However, one persons’ idea...

Nutrition & Dieting: me, ml milk, knitting needles
ml milk, knitting needles, artistic talents: Lisa, I understand how you re feeling - I ve been there! If, the next time you try to shortchange yourself in nutrition, you remind yourself that eating disorders (such as anorexia) are a mental disorder, that once established may haunt you (and your medical...

Nutrition & Dieting: me, ml milk, k bar
ml milk, k bar, real food: Hi Lisa, You are growing and discovering your own identity, and it is healthy and normal and don t analyze yourself too much. What is attractive is someone at home in their own skin. That comes with real food and fitness. Please explore http://www.premiumfuel.com...

Nutrition & Dieting: me, fad diet, ml milk
fad diet, ml milk, calories per day: Number 1, good Idea to ask for advice! I m going to give you information that you can use for the rest of your life. No matter what fad diet is IN this is the truth. Forget about the way you look for a minute we will get back to that. Your body has 1 goal;...

Nutrition & Dieting: me, laura kraemer, ml milk
laura kraemer, ml milk, k bar: Dear Lisa, If you think you have a problem, then you probably do have a problem. You have to seek the help of your doctor, ask your mom or dad for help. You are still growing and maturing. To limit calories at this stage of your life, might set you up for...

Nutrition & Dieting: how?, laura kraemer, starvation mode
laura kraemer, starvation mode, calories per day: Dear Christine, To lose 10 pounds before Christmas, you will have to exercise a lot. You are going to have to try to exercise off 1500-2000 calories per day while eating a 1500 calorie diet. If you eat less, you will throw your body into starvation mode and...

Nutrition & Dieting: me, rigorous exercise, varicose veins
rigorous exercise, varicose veins, unreasonable request: Kim, Congratulations on your engagement. I have several comments. 1. Tell your fiance that it hurts you when he makes comments about other women. This is not an unreasonable request, and frankly, the issue of mutual respect and open communication about...

Nutrition & Dieting: how, laura kraemer, fruits vegetables
laura kraemer, fruits vegetables, salad oils: Dear Lauren, Accept the fact that if you want to lose weight, you have to exercise. Walking an extra 30 minutes per day and following a 1500 calorie per day eating plan, should get you 7 pounds off by Christmas. Start now, read and write down what you eat...

Nutrition & Dieting: how>?, illnes, heart condition
illnes, heart condition, exercise 2: I think you misinterpreted my response. You want to lose 10lbs by christmas. 1. You say you can t much exercise 2. do you have some sort of event means do you have a wedding to attend, a class reunion, a party, a vacation. Why 10lbs by x-mas? 3. any...