Common Weight Loss Questions & Answers

Q: What is a good weight loss diet for vegetarians?

A: There are lots of programs out there that will cater for vegetarian dieters as well. One program like that is Slimming World. Slimming World is effective for non-vegetarians and vegetarians alike.

Q: How effective is running in relation to weight loss?

A: Very effective. It will build stamina, speed up your metabolism and get your heart pumping. It will help strengthen your bones as well.

Q:  Does smoking affect weight loss?

A: Yes, it does. Not only is smoking bad, addictive and not healthy, it will eventually take away your natural appetite cravings where you will deprive yourself in the long run.

Q: What forum can you recommend where I can chat with other people that are struggling to lose weight?

A: There is one site called Spark People that has tons of people just like yourself that are trying to lose weight. Find friends and chat there as well.

Q:  How good is swimmimg for weight loss?

A: Swimming is fantastic for the really overweight person as you do not place much strain on yoru ankles or knees. It is a great way to tone up and burn some calories in a fun way. For the average user, if you swim regularly it will definitely benefit your heart in the long run.

Q: How many calories should I consume a day?

A: Some sites will recommend a healthy 2400 calories for women and 2600 calories for men. But it all depends on the individual. Some people prefer the 1800 calorie diet as well. Typical models may stick to the 1200 calorie diet.

Q: What foods are considered healthy for weight loss?

A: Fruit, vegetables, lots of water every day and some carbohydrate and very small amount of fat.

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