Loose weight with minimum effort

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by andrewwood on Tue Nov 19, 2019 8:00 am

Loose weight with minimum effort

We asked Philip Stanforth, a professor of exercise science at the University of Texas and the executive director of the Fitness Institute of Texas, whether diet or fitness was more important for weight loss, and his answer surprised us.

"Studies tend to show that in terms of weight loss, diet plays a much bigger role than exercise," said Stanforth.

Here's why: Exercise requires time and consistent effort, and it takes longer to see its results, said Stanforth. It also burns far fewer calories (and takes far more time) than most people think.

Alternatively, there are several high-sugar, high-fat, high-calorie foods that we can cut from our diets to see a pretty big change in our waistline, sometimes in a fairly short time period. Stanforth puts it this way:

"You'd have to walk 35 miles (56 kilometres) to burn 3,500 calories. That's a lot of walking. But if you look at eating, a Snickers bar might have, say, 500 calories. It's going to be a lot easier to cut the Snickers bar than to do 5 miles (8 kilometres) of walking every day."

Still, exercise may come into play later on. Other studies, for example, suggest that people who lose weight and keep it off eat right and work out regularly.

Plus, exercise has other benefits, from helping to boost our mood and protect our bodies from the detrimental effects of ageing to helping us manage the symptoms of stress, depression, and anxiety. And building and maintaining muscle can often mean your body will actually burn more calories throughout the day.

So if you want to lose weight, consider adjusting your diet. And if you want to keep it off, get moving.
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by talkhealth on Tue Nov 19, 2019 8:26 am

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by hanna1989 on Wed Dec 04, 2019 5:43 pm

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As a doctor, meal portion and have some healthy snacks during the day.

And SPORT of course. Without sport it will be extreamly hard. Go to the gym or search some training programs.

Good luck :D
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by Ashuashu on Sat Apr 18, 2020 10:48 am

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Weight loss is the result of regular excercise + diet taking.

Yes ! we have another way also to lose our weight also that is taking proper diet. Here, I am going to tell you the food you should eat at breakfast to lose weight without exercises and without payng in gyms.

Vegetable Dalia

Let's start the weight loss journey with a tasty and low-calorie breakfast. Vegitable Dalia is one of the best Indian food for weight loss.

Some reasons, why it is one of the best healthy indian breakfast in the morning.

Rich in fiber:

Dalia has very high fiber content, very helpful in curing constipation and highly recommended by the doctors at the time of illness, Because it increases the process of metabolism in our body.

weight loss:

Vegetable Dalia is highly advisable to fatty people because it boosts up the weight loss speed. It contains lots of macro and micronutrients which essential in our body. For that reason it is a complete meal.

Feel fuller:

Dalia is a kind of food which fill the tummy quickly and reduce the unnecessary hungery. And this is how Dalia reduces your weightloss.

Good for diabetics and sick people:

It is highly advisable to the diabetics patient. Regular intake of Dalia provides enough minerals to the diabetics patient so they can remain healthy for a longer period. And also control the sugar level and maintain the energy level in body. For that reason Dalia is best breakfast for diabetis patients too.

Good for women:

According to study, Dalia is a food which reduces the breast cancer. Because of its richness in fiber.

After the benefits of this highly fibered Indian food for weight loss. Let us move to its preparation. So to prepare a healthy Vegetable Dalia, follow the given steps. But wait if you're pregnant? Because here is list of food you must avoid during pregnancy period.


Now, here is another homemade Indian food for weight loss, "upma". Upma is made up of semolina flour, rice flour, and oats. It is considered as a great complete healthy food and can result in a tremendous result in weight loss.

Rice upma is prepared by braking rice and sauteed with clarified butter and red chilies. A diabetic patient can have upma prepared from pearl millet, millet, and red rice. Upma made up of flaked rice is quite healthy for blood pressure patients.

Eating wheat Rava is very beneficial for health as a breakfast. Rava and semolina are prepared by grinding wheat.

Upma has a very high content of phosphorus, magnesium, and zinc which helps to make the bones stronger as well as improves the nervous system.


Now, you don’t have to compromise your taste for your food. There is another delicious Indian food that would definitely be going to help you to lose weight.

Poha is a much loved and great choice as a breakfast food. It is healthy indian breakfast for weight loss in cheapest way. Which is origin in Maharashtra.

Some of the key features of Indian food poha

Very useful in controlling the blood sugar level.
Very good probiotic.
Very good source of carbohydrates.
Easily digestible.
Rich in iron.
Low in calories.

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by Prycejosh1987 on Sat Oct 03, 2020 5:42 pm

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Perhaps one way to curb the habit of running a lot is to go to the gym and run, than sprint, than run again. There is variety and different ways of doing something. Wright lifting, there are reps, and sets and all sorts of different sizes of weights to lift and train with. Personally i do what i said. I do not train for long in the gym, perhaps 30 minutes, 3/4 days a week. But when i do train, i am a very hard worker in the gym. Good luck to all.

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by MissCandyGirl on Fri Nov 13, 2020 4:48 pm

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Exercise certainly fights the fat.

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by stream26 on Sat Nov 21, 2020 7:51 pm

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Totally agree with the professor.
The only way to lose weight is to take in less calories than you are burning off. So the low effort way would be to eat just enough calories to sustain your health and to move around more. Whether it be simply going for a walk more often or doing yoga, etc.

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by pacman23 on Mon Nov 23, 2020 6:28 am

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Calories taken in < Calories burned out. That is the standard rule. But, Diet plays a pivotal role. Nutrition is the one that does 70% of the job

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by JimhealthUK on Fri Jan 01, 2021 5:36 pm

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very interesting read.

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by MissCandyGirl on Fri Jan 08, 2021 4:13 pm

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Agreed, Ashuashu.

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