Diet Question! Please PLEASE HELP! 10pts!!?

Diet Question! Please PLEASE HELP! 10pts!!? Topic: Diet Question! Please PLEASE HELP! 10pts!!?
June 16, 2019 / By Asceline
Question: Okay, so here's the deal. It's long, but an easy 10pts. I really prefer a professional or someone who knows a lot about healthy (well, relatively healthy) weight loss to help me. I will be a little lax on the weekends (BUT NO BINGING, just maybe going out to eat occassionally), but plan on following this strictly for the weekdays. It is important to note, that I live a majorly sedentary lifestyle, prior to this...with occassional working out or doing chores/cleaning around the house..no real working out. I am a 22 year-old female who is 5'5" (almost 5'6") and weigh approximately 150lbs (fluctuates between 148-152, depending on the time of day..lol). I calculated my BMR and it seems that I need approximately 2000 cal/day for my specifics to maintain my weight. However, if I follow the following diet (I'm a VEGETARIAN): Early Morning TOTAL: 70 CAL 1 glass honey/lime water and 1 glass regular water BREAKFAST (approx 2hrs later) TOTAL: 335 CAL smoothie (strawberries, blueberries, banana, yoghurt, little sugar and water/ice) 1 Nutri-Grain Bar LUNCH (approx 3-4hrs later) TOTAL: 300 CAL 1 glass Metamucil, 1 cup cottage cheese, 1/2 cup peaches, 1glass V8 AFTERNOON SNACK (approx 3hrs later) TOTAL: 220 CAL-270 CAL 1 cup coffee and 3 cookies OR 1 slice bread with light peanut butter DINNER (approx 2-3.5hrs later) TOTAL: 282 CAL 1 salad with egg whites and 3tbsp of light italian salad dressing NIGHT (approx 2-3 hrs later or 1hr before bed) TOTAL: 90 CAL 1 glass skim milk CALORIC TOTAL FOR THE DAY: APPROX 1300 CAL (give or take) And add about 1 hr of walking/light jogging per day, which is about 300 calories (from what I've read). Questions: 1) Does this look like a healthy plan if I use it for approx 2 months? 2) Will I lose weight, or will my body go into starvation mode? 3) How much weight could I expect to lose? (from my calculations, its approx 2-3lbs a week, but I know that people plateau and there are other factors that I just don't know how to add in) 4) Should I include weight training with free weights (2 10lb dumbbells) with my workout and if so, should I include it right away, or after some time (and if after some time, how much time)? Also, should I include sit-ups and push-ups, and how many? Once again, sorry sorry sorry! for the length, but I really am curious as to how much I will lose and how quickly (though I am in it for the long haul, I really only want to lose about 20-25lbs and then maintain), and can't find anything this comprehensive. THANK YOU SO MUCH!!! :) :)
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Zeke Zeke | 7 days ago
1. I wouldn't say it's necessarily healthy, but it's decent at best. Anytime you're a vegetarian you're going to miss out on nutrients, unless if you take supplements. One, you're missing out on iron and b-vitamins. Together, these nutrients will definitely give you more energy. Two, you're not getting really any vegetables, just mainly fruits. Eating all kinds of food is the best way to go because you get the nutrients and the phytochemicals with them as well. 2 and 3. You will absolutely lose weight. Anything less than 1200 cal. a day isn't healthy. You would lose roughly a pound every three to four days from what you've stated. Your body will go into starvation mode only if you skip meals and cram food in short periods of time. 4. Include any kind weight lifting. Muscles burns calories. Of course you will not get muscular if you're a girl; your estrogen balance overwhelms testastarone. For every extra pound of muscle, you will burn about an extra fifty calories a day. Overall, it's a fairly good diet. If you can incorporate supplements for nutrients you lack (most noticeably Iron, B-Vitamins, Omega 3), even though the food itself is much better because of the extra benefits, then I will say it's great. Good Luck.
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Zeke Originally Answered: Opinion question - do you like it with, or without. Comfort food. 10pts?
I love Chicken and Dumplings. Love it. I love Chicken and Noodles, too, and Chicken Spaghetti, and basically any dish that begins with cooking a chicken in a pot and throwing in some kind of noodle or dumpling. Comfort food to the max. Like, totally. Dumplings, when it comes to Chicken and Dumplings, can be a little difficult to get right; if you’re not careful, you can wind up with gloopy flour balls that wind up in a paste on the roof of your mouth. But in all my trial and error, I’ve found that dumpling recipes that include cornmeal along with the flour completely solve that problem. ... I do put carrots & celery & onion in mine....I dice them up very small and throw it all into the same pot I used to cook the chicken ...I cook them for 3 to 4 minutes...then I throw in some ground thyme and just a leetle bit of turmeric....Not everyone likes turmeric but it is just a small amount and it really does give the finished dish a lovely golden tinge and nice flavor... But the emphasis is always on the chicken & the wonderful dumplings...without those it would just be soup......

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pick up a 5 or 10 pound weight at the gym and visualize that weight coming off holding the weight in your hands helps bring home just how heavy even 5 pounds of extra fat can be
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eat chili for a couple of days research shows that chili peppers boost your metabolic rate burning 50 more cals a day
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Jacob Originally Answered: IS MY DIET HEALTHY FOR A 14 YEAR OLD? 10pts?
ugh I hate you I could never stick to that! lol I need to though this is actually a good plan (I'm 15) I'm going to try this :) but yes this is an AWESOME diet. My cousin is vegan and her skin glows and her hair is super long, so when you would eat your yogurt or milk with your cereal instead try soy milk(I was raised on it so i think it taste good) and maybe for your cereal try an organic granola. Sunbelt bakery banana nut is so so good! dairy can make you bloated and the calcium is actually acidic and soy milk does the same for the bones and other health so yeah try the soy products (I get the organic soy milk in the turquoise colored cartoon) the red one and the blue one taste funny to me Hope I helped! and keep it up :D

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