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,...

I am 45 pounds overweight. Should I track calories or fat grams?

I have heard many different opinions as to what to go by when trying to lose weight. I am about 45 pounds overweight and have finally started trying to lose some of it. Some people have told me to go by the number of calories in a product as to whether it is healthy...

For weight loss, I drink 1 1/2 to 2 liters of water a day and lost six pounds in two weeks.

I recently started a weight loss program and have changed my eating habits within 3 weeks time. I drink 2 sometimes 1 1/2 liters of water a day, mostly chicken, and veggies. I lost 6 pounds the first two weeks when I checked in with my nutritionist. Is this too much weight? I am...

What suggestions do you have for helping me stick to this New Year’s Eve diet?

Every New Year's Eve I start a new diet. What suggestions do you have for helping me stick to this year's diet? Congratulations on your New Year's resolution to lose weight. Try the following suggestions. Work on incorporating as many of them as you can deal with at one time. Don't try to do all...

How many calories would I have to burn to lose 1 pound a week?

I searched your Q&A. If I keep my eating habits close to where they are now, how many calories would I have to burn to lose 1 pound a week? For example, if an exercise burns 600 calories, how many hours would I have to work to lose 1 pound. One pound due to...

I need to lose about 100 pounds. Do you have a dietitian you could recommend?

I just wanted to thank you for the Healthy Body profile. I just thought that was the neatest! Do you have a dietitian you could recommend in Memphis, TN? I need to lose about 100 pounds! Thanks again! Thanks for the feedback. Makes the time I spent designing the Healthy Body Calculator® worthwhile. Go to the...

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...

I have a food allergy, overweight, kidney disease, and spine issues. Is there any help for me?

I've had help in the past from a dietitian before the thyroid doctor decided that she didn't need one anymore. However, in the interest of being concise, I have a food allergy list (kills me dead), nightshades (all of them) -tomatoes, peppers, potatoes, eggplant) banana, cantaloupes, watermelon, kiwi, and mango. I'm about 90 pounds overweight...

I’d like to know more about “The maximum weight loss currently recommended is two pounds per week”.

Thanks so much for you Ask the Dietitian® page. The sections on weight loss have been particularly interesting to me. I do have a question, though! Although you touch on this a bit in your Overweight page, I'd like to know more about the statement "The maximum weight loss currently recommended is 2-pounds per week....

My friend heard of a natural appetite suppressant drug from India called Sintramax.

I am trying to help out a friend of mine. He has heard of a natural appetite suppressant drug from India called"Sintramax" (sp?). I was wondering if you have ever heard of it and what you may know about it? If not, do you know where I might go to find out on the...

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