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3 months back I had a baby through caesarian section, is it safe & possible to lose weight now as I am still breast feeding her?

Yes, its quite safe after 3 months unless you have had some major medical complications. In fact, at Health Zone I have seen that during breast feeding weightloss is lot easier than after stopping it, provided your diet is planned meticulously keeping in mind the nutrition needs of your baby & you. 175 more words

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I am 100kg plus do you think I can & should exercise to lose weight?

At this stage exercise can be challenging for you but not impossible.

One of the biggest mistakes people commit is making assumptions about what they can’t do without checking with an expert who knows how to determine that.

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I am a Working woman with 2 kids which leaves me with hardly any time for exercise and losing weight. Suggest what to do?

Forget the “all or nothing” mentality when it comes to exercise.

Fitness does not live or die by 60-minute workouts; there is a middle ground.

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Does alcohol hamper weightloss?

Though an occasional drink is fine, alcohol and weight loss are generally enemies. Alcohol is metabolized differently than other foods and beverages.

The alcohol molecules diffuse through the stomach wall as soon as they arrive and can reach the brain and liver in minutes. 177 more words

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Which is the better time to lose weight winters or summers?

Technically it is easier to lose weight in winters because your Basal Metabolic Rate (BMR) increases in cold weather.

When the temperature is lower your body has to burn extra calories to maintain the normal temperature of the body. 155 more words

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Set Point and Basal Metabolic Rate

Set point. To those that know what this is, it is either a blessing or a curse. Set point is the point where your body naturally wants to weight-wise. 113 more words


Calories in and calories out: supplements count

To minimise stress on my poor joints I am on the weight loss and then maintenance treadmill. I’m a firm believer in the simple maths approach: if one puts in more than one uses, one gains weight. 603 more words

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