Is there a way that I can find out how many calories I eat?

Just like the next person, I'm concerned about how many calories I eat. Unfortunately, I don't really know how many I'm getting. Is there a way that I can find out? You can take several approaches depending on how much time you want to spend. First, you need to write down everything you eat or drink....

Would weight loss be equal on 1200 calorie/day high protein, low carb vs. 1200 calorie/day high carb?

Given everything else identical, would weight loss be equal on 1200 calorie/day high protein, low carb vs. 1200 calorie/day high carb? Thanks for your reply. While a calorie is a calorie, it shouldn't make any difference. However in high protein, low carbohydrate weight loss diets, people lose weight faster due to loss of body water rather...

I will lose control of my weight if stop taking laxatives.

I feel like I will lose control of my weight if stop taking the laxatives. I even take the laxatives with me when I go out at night so I won't miss laxatives time. Renfrew (eating disorder clinic) thinks I should come back to them so I can get myself off the pills. I talked...

Where can I find a dietitian who works with anorexia?

Where can I find a dietitian who works with anorexia? The Behavioral Health Nutrition practice group of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics specializes in working with patients who have eating disorders. You can find a dietitian at the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Include your zip code or city/state, the type of service you...

Does eating a diet high in complex carbohydrates, a good idea for obese folks?

For several years, I have read that it is desirable to eat a diet high in complex carbohydrates from bread, pasta, potatoes and such, but recently read an article that appears to indicate that for obese folks like myself (female, 5 feet 3 inches, 247 pounds) this might not be such a good idea....

I would like to know if swimming is a good exercise to lose weight?

Hello, I am 5 feet 2 inches and weigh 130 pounds. I have lost 10 pounds this year. I workout 3 times a week and swim twice a week. I would like to know if swimming if a good exercise to lose weight. Thank you. Congrats on the weight loss! Swimming has enabled you to lose...

I was looking for an article on carbohydrate, protein and fat metabolism prevention.

I was looking for an article on carbohydrate, protein and fat metabolism prevention. I could not find it anywhere. Do you know anything about these inhibitors? How healthy or safe are they? I am not aware of any pills currently available that really do block metabolism of carbohydrate, protein, or fat. I would not recommend...

Where can I find a dietitian who works with low carbohydrate diets?

Where can I find a dietitian who works with low carbohydrate diets? The Weight Management dietetic practice group of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics specializes in working with weight control. You can find a dietitian at the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Include your zip code or city/state and the type of service you...

I am having surgery in a week and was wondering what kind of easy exercises can be done in bed?

Hi. I am having surgery in a week and I was wondering what kind of easy exercises can be done in bed or with little abdominal use. I am having an ovarian cyst removed and will not be able to really exercise aerobically for a while. Thanks. I would recommend you ask your surgeon this...

Do you have any ideas how I can lose lose the big hips and thighs?

I am a 22-year-old. Do you have any ideas on how I can lose some weight and lose the big hips and thighs? First, find out what you should weigh and eat with the Healthy Body Calculator®. With physical exercise, you can strengthen the underlying muscles. While spot reducing is not possible, you can lose...

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