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What is the best time to drink green tea [on hold]

I have already gone through this article and understand that it is better to drink it during the meal in order to get the maximum benefit. I am drinking it to lose the weight. I just need to know ...
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What is the impact of electrolyte intake on weight loss?

A few years ago, the National Institutes of Health released a weight loss calculator based on a number of studies, supposedly allowing one to plug in a number of body and lifestyle factors, such as ...
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How to derive chest-waist-hips from weight?

Given a person's weight, height, muscle mass, and fat, how can I derive an estimated waist-hip-chest ratio of the person? UPDATE: I'll use a different algorithm for each gender.
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What is the formula for the Smart Body Mass Index?

The formula for the standard body mass index is mass divided by the square of height, where mass is in kilograms and height is in metres. It has been criticised in that its variation with height may ...
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Is stomach fat more “stubborn” than other body fat?

I am in the month of Ramadhan and my fast is almost 15 hrs each day. I can see overall changes: for example my shoulders and arms are getting lean but my stomach remains like a little bear belly. It ...
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How do you know if someone's weight is too low to be a healthy person?

I believe a very close friend of mine is (at least moderately) underweight, but he does not fully agree. He's 19, and about 5'10 and about 61kg (134 lbs). He plays a good deal of sports, mostly soccer ...
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Are there health issues with gaining 24 pounds in one year if otherwise healthy?

Got a check-up today at the doctor's office and the digital scale really scared me: 184 pounds, compared with my normal 160 from a year ago. I am a 5'9" tall male. My doctor oddly didn't mention ...
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Understanding the weight difference between two brothers

There are two adult brothers, 5 years apart. The weight difference between them is minor, but remarkable and incomprehensible given the circumstances. As we cannot come up with a plausible explanation,...
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How to measure body fitness

I am wondering if here is any clue/algorithm/generally well recognized equation to measure body fitness according to/considering average daily/periodic step count data, walking distance, sports and ...
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Weight loss during death

Yesterday, a family member and myself were discussing the dying process (a family member recently died). It was brought up to me that - supposedly- the human body losses weight at or very near the ...
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How long should it take for a woman to return to her pre pregnancy weight

How long should it take for a woman to return to her pre pregnancy weight after giving birth? She is at a healthy weight No other issues This would probably be some sought of range and my guess is ...
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What are the benefits of quick weight loss?

Although slow and steady weight loss is better than quick weight loss, are there any benefits of losing weight fast? This could include penetrating yourself in the gym or possibly going into a fad ...
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Does less sleep lead to weight loss?

Sleeping less at night time leads to sleep at morning. Does this less sleep lead to weight loss ?
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Does Crying often reduce body weight or become lean?

Crying is one type of expressing feelings. Does crying often reduce the body weight or does it lead to become lean? Is it affect the health?
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Should eating before bedtime be avoided if someone wants to lose weight?

I have read many contradictory articles regarding eating before bedtime for someone trying to lose weight. Here some examples: http://www.nytimes.com/2011/05/17/health/17really.html?_r=4&adxnnl=1&...
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Has anyone sucessfully gained weight?

I have been to many doctors, all of them said "It is your biotype." or "There is nothing wrong with you, but if you want you could take Whey Protein". I would like to know of people that were ...
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Why my father gaining weight even after eating less food per day for years

I am posting this question as I am concerned about my father's health. He is 60 years old, 5feet 5 inches height and has 86kgs weight. he worked(now he is taking rest at home) in a rice mill and ...
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Exercise vs Fasting: Which is better for weight loss?

As I know that calorie deficit cause weight loss but achieving calorie deficiency we can maintain Eat less and exercise less: Let say consume 2200 cal and burn 2700 cal by exercise. Eat more and ...
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Im buying BCAA's for building muscles but afraid of losing serotonin

I'm aware that BCAA's deplete serotonin, (serotonin is needed for good mood and antidepressant) What should take along with BCAA capsules to avoid any side effects. I heard taking Vitamin B6 will ...
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Why can't I gain more weight?

I had a bad eating disorder for a long time. This had a bad effect on my health and I became very skinny. Now, I am eating health again but still can't gain anymore weight. I am 47kg with a height of ...
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Does persistently masturbating cause weight loss? [closed]

Alright, I will just get it laid out as fast as I can: I masturbate a lot to the point of ridiculousness (average 8-10 times a day (especially when projects are due, or I need to get stuff done)) and ...
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Weight Loss: Static Equilbrium [closed]

My weights has reached the static equilibrium from more than 1 year between 77-79 KG. I wanted to make it 74 Kg, but no success so far. Is it somehow related to testosterone? Would it be safe to take ...
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How many Calories Deficit Equals 1 KG Loss, approximately

How many Calories Deficit Equals 1 KG Lost? I intend to loose weight and burn 500 calories daily in Gym. How many Calories Deficit Equals 1 KG Weight Loss, approximately?
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What are good ways to lose weight for people being mentally active? [closed]

I was trying to find some good ways to lose weight. Especially for people above 100kg (~180cm height) who are mentally active at work, since they need a lot of sugar/glucose or something similar for ...
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What forums are there for people interested in a plant-based diet? [closed]

I'm working with someone who's trying to lose weight by switching to a plant-based diet. She could use some people to talk to who also have plant-based diets. By 'plant-based' she means mostly ...
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Good sources of protein for vegetarians? [closed]

I am a 15-year-old vegetarian (and I don't eat eggs). Can anyone suggest good sources of vegetarian food with high protein content to improve my health?