What is a healthy way to lose weight and gain energy too?

What is a healthy way to lose weight and gain energy too? A combination of less food and daily exercise is the best plan for slow weight loss that supports the energy (fuel) your body needs to function. Eat a variety of food from all food groups - meat, dairy, starches & whole grains, vegetables,...

What foods would you recommend to eat following a strenuous workout?

What foods would you recommend to eat following a strenuous workout to aid the body in recovery? Mostly water as it helps replace fluid lost in sweat. While working out, you should be drinking 1 cup every hour unless you are sweating in a hot environment. Then you need to drink more and may need...

For an over weight young person, what is the best way to loose weight?

For an overweight young person, what is the best way to lose weight? What can help? Depends on your age. Any weight loss by someone younger than 18 years of age should be under the guidance of a doctor. Weight loss in teens and children can negatively impact their future height so it is usually...

If I am eating healthy and working out, why am I not losing weight?

If a person is eating healthy and working out... what is the reason that they might not be losing weight? Your weight is determined by the calories in the food you eat minus the calories your body expends keeping itself running plus activities and exercise. In order to lose 1 pound per week, you must...

Why does metabolism slow down as we age?

Why does metabolism slow down as we age? After growth has stopped at the end of adolescence, we produce less growth hormone which supported a higher metabolic rate as we grew in height and weight. As we age, we lose muscle mass which maintains a higher metabolism. Weight lifting helps to maintain our muscle size and...

Are there specific foods that I can improve to get my metabolism going again?

I was wondering if you had any nutrition tips as far as what a good balance of food choices would be. I am a 41-year-old female and take testosterone injections every 3 weeks to maintain balance. I have high blood pressure for which I take medication and currently weigh 223 pounds. I have lost weight...

My relationship with food has deteriorated and affected how I view food.

I am currently a college student. Throughout the past year, my relationship with food has deteriorated gradually and has greatly affected how I view food currently. With a brand new mindset and back to a healthy weight, I have a few questions as to how I can better my relationship while maintaining my weight. Although...

It’s time for a HELP diet reboot.

Thank you for your reply!!! You are correct. I stuck with the HELP diet for several years, but as time went by, several of my good habits started being forgotten. Now, it seems, I'm doing nothing but eating frozen pizzas and other carb and/or protein heavy foods. So, it's time for a reboot. The thing I...

Out of all the fad diets, which is the most effective and healthiest?

Out of all of the fad diets that have surfaced in the past couple of years, in your opinion which one is the most effective and healthiest for your mind and body? Any weight loss diet that has fewer calories than a person has been eating will result in weight loss.  In addition, adding exercise...

I lost weight on HELP diet and now weight has crept up again.

I had followed the HELP diet on this site several years ago for over a year and it had helped me to successfully lose 75 pounds!!!! I want to do it again, as the weight has been slowly creeping back up over the last few years. I did have one question, however, on some of...

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