I had a daughter 3 yeas ago, gained about 60 pounds, and just can’t lose the last 20.

I had a daughter 3 years ago. I gained about 60 pounds while pregnant. I dropped 40 of those pounds, but I just can't seem to lose the last 20. Before her, I weighed 125 pounds. I now weigh around 143 pounds. I have kept this weight pretty constant over that 3 year period...

I have lost 93 pounds by eating a low fat diet and have stopped eating all meat.

I have been on a diet for 4 months and 3 weeks. I have lost 93 pounds in that amount of time. My starting weight was 485 pounds. I am eating a low-fat diet and have stopped eating all meat. I do eat seafood, beans, grains, fruit, and vegetables. My question is I have...

I am working with a patient who has reached a plateau with her weight loss.

I am working with a patient who seems to have reached a plateau with her weight loss. Based on her reported food intake and exercise expenditure, I'm at a loss for her plateau. She has done very well with me and I believe her food records to be accurate based on past weeks and...

I achieved a goal weight of 135 pounds on Weight Watchers, have put 30 pounds back on and then some.

I am trying to get in shape thru exercise, diet, and lifestyle. In 1987, I had achieved a goal weight of 135 pounds on the Weight Watchers program. Over the course of the last 10 years, I have put the 30 pounds back on and then some, (currently 181 pounds.). I have had 5 friends...

I am trying to lose weight and your website helped me know how much to lose.

I went to your page because I am trying to lose weight. Your website helped me know how much to lose. Now is the hard part TO LOSE IT. I hope I can. Thanks. Thanks for your feedback. Eat less (but not less than 1200 calories) and exercise at least 60 minutes a day, enough...

What is obesity?

What is obesity? Obesity is a medical diagnosis that describes a condition where you weigh 20% more than the maximum you should for your age and gender. Obesity is a risk for getting diabetes, heart disease, and some cancers. Obese kids are more likely to be obese adults. For instance, if you are 10-year old girl...

Can stress cause a person to gain weight?

Can stress cause a person to gain weight? I have maintained a 50-pound weight loss for 20 years, but it's a continual battle. I have hypoglycemia--am a vegetarian (for 26 years) and exercise regularly. I am 43 years old, recently changed job to one that is very stressful. I eat about 750 to 1000...

I lost weight, but as soon as the diet was over I had not learned how to eat right so I gained all the weight back plus some.

Thank you so much for writing me back! That is very nice of you. I really could use a healthy lifestyles counselor, but first of all, I am poor, albeit not starving, college student and I can't afford one (when I looked for one, they cost $300-500). Two, I would not know how to go...

How many grams of sugar I should stay below each day?

I need help. I have been trying to eat healthier, but it doesn't seem to be doing a whole lot. Could you tell me about how many grams of sugar I should stay below each day? Some of the foods I eat say non-fat but have 30 grams of sugar in them and I...

I am on the Jenny Craig program, it’s expensive, and my weight loss is too slow.

I am currently on the Jenny Craig program. It's getting a little expensive and my weight loss is too slow. How can I speed up? I am using Nordic Track, but yet am losing only a pound a week and spend about $80.00 on Jenny Craig food. Your program should be designed to lose only...

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