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Anonymous asked in HealthDiet & Fitness · 2 months ago

Tired of being fat help?

I weigh 210 and 5ft5in. tall female. I hate being fat how can i lose 60 pounds. Ideas or plans please

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  • 2 months ago
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    It is simple but it is also hard.  You are a chronic overeater. In other words, you are used to eating more calories than your body needs. You'll have to change that in order to get down to a healthy weight range and body composition.  Here's what will work if you will just do it:

    1. Download a food tracking app like Lose it or My Fitness Pal

    2. Plan to eat between 1200 and 1500 calories a day -- no more.

    3. Buy a food scale. Weight and measure your portions, and record your calories.

    4. Select an eating plan that you are willing to stick with whether it is weight watchers, portion control with "normal" foods, paleo, Pegan, Keto or whatever.  Follow the eating plan and stick to your calorie limits.

    5. Drink lots of water. Cut out juice, milk, soft drinks, and alcohol. 

    6. Start an exercise program. You can find hundreds of videos on YouTube or subscribe to a service like Beach Body On Demand.  Most programs have modifications for beginners or people with less range of motion.  There are even programs designed specifically for obese individuals.

    7. If you binge or overeat, forgive yourself and get back on track. This is a lifestyle journey, not a sprint. You'll have setbacks and disappointments.

    8. Consider using an app like Noom or read some books on emotional eating.Many people who are overweight use food when then are sad, tired, angry, stressed, etc. If this is you, you'll need to learn ways to stop this behavior and new ways to deal with your emotions.  

    9. Get plenty of sleep.

    10. Give yourself a good year on this lifestyle plan. A healthy and realistic goal is 1-2 pounds per week. If you lose an average of 1 pound of fat per week, you'll be down 52 pounds by March 1, 2022.  With any luck, you could be down 60 pounds by next Christmas.  Either way, don't set goals that will only make you feel bad if you don't reach them.  Slow and steady really does win the race when it comes to significant and permanent weight loss. 

  • Andy C
    Lv 7
    2 months ago

    In one sentence:

    Eat ONLY whole foods and drink ONLY water,  unsweetened teas and unflavored milk. 

    There's more, but that's 85% of it.

    Your current regular diet is making your hunger off switch not work.   Calorie counting is not for us mere mortals; it's done automatically WHEN WE ARE NOT SICK.

    NOT only eating whole foods and drinking water,  etc.  is making you overeat and more importantly,  very slowly,  it's killing you. 

    Yes, most Americans. 

    Don't believe that?  Compare our rates of obesity, heart disease and diabetes II to ANY other 1st world nation. 

    Obesity is actually innocuous except for extra strain on the joints and it's but the tip of the iceberg. 

    But most if not all is preventable...and I just told you how;)

    Source(s): "Fat Chance..." by Dr. Robert Lustig, M.D
  • Anonymous
    2 months ago

    Try intermittent fasting.  I eat WHATEVER I want, as much as I want in the window I can eat, and am the thinnest I’ve been in life, weigh about the same as I did in college and I’m 42.

  • .
    Lv 7
    2 months ago

    Make a lifestyle change. 80% of fat loss is about what you eat, so that’s more important than exercise. Any "diet" you go on may help you lose some weight but you'll tend to gain it back if you go back to your previous ways. Unhealthy diets also can cause weight loss of tissue other than fat (such as muscle, especially if your calorie intake is too low). Use a calculator like this one https://www.freedieting.com/calorie-calculator to determine about what your calorie intake should be. You can lose UP TO 3 lbs per week in a healthy manner, but 1 - 2 lbs is much more doable and easier to maintain long term. Remember that as your activity level and/or your weight changes, your calorie needs change too. So, check the calculator as your weight goes down or your activity goes up or down, so you continue to consume calories at a level that will help induce fat loss.

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    Eat a healthy well-balanced diet at least 80% of the time...keep junk food, fast food, sweets, sodas, etc to a bare minimum (the occasional treat if you feel the need). Avoid as much processed food as you can. Focus on lean protein, fruits and veggies, complex carbs, healthy fats and and plenty of water. Keep your calories at a healthy level when working to lose fat. Cardio exercise is ideal for burning some extra calories. If you don't have an exercise program you want to use, YouTube has TONS of fitness videos you can check out, not to mention just getting outdoors and going for a walk, run, or bike ride.

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    When you reach your goal, simply modify your calorie intake and/or exercise to allow you to maintain your weight instead of continuing to lose.

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    How to lose weight has been asked/answered here in various ways, literally THOUSANDS of times. That's why there's a search feature at the top of the page. There should be no need for anyone to type another answer to that question, because all the information is already available, if you just do a quick search.

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    Good luck!

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