Nutrition & Dieting/fast weight loss

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Dear Sir,
        i want to lose 20kgs in three months. i am dieting as well as exercising from last 1 month. is there any special exercise to lose weight FAST (yoga is also prefered)? as well as any special exercise to lose my weight from my face? any special tip??? please suggest......

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Hello kathrin,

You don't say how much you weigh now, but unless you're over 100 kg, 20 kg in three months is likely an unhealthy goal.
Any methods of fast weight loss usually are not safe.... Fat loss occurs at about .5 to 1 kg per week. Faster weight loss means you are losing water weight or, worse, muscle weight.

Keep up the exercise and healthy diet--be sure to include fruits, vegetables and lean protein-- and do without added fats and sugars in the meantime.

Unfortunately there is not a way, other than surgery, to lose fat on a particular area of the body.

Keep in mind, if you are on a severe diet restriction and extreme exercise regimen, it's not something you'll be able to keep up, and the weight will come right back when you stop. Instead, focus on changing your habits long term to eat healthy and get daily exercise/activity, and you'll never have to go on a diet again!

Good luck,
Laurie  

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Laurie Beebe, MS, RD, LD

Expertise

As a registered dietitian (RD)I am fully qualified to accurately answer questions regarding weight loss, including those from people with health conditions requiring dietary restrictions (diabetes, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, etc) who want to lose weight, or who have been advised to do so by their physician.

Experience

I have been a registered dietitian for over 30 years and have a certificate in Adult Weight Management through the commission on dietetic registration at Level 1 and Level 2. I am also trained in coaching through Coach U and currently work as a diet coach to help people lose weight the healthy way, through gradual habit changes.

Organizations
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (AND), Weight Management Dietetic Practice Group, Nutrition Entreprenuers, St.Louis International Coach Federation, Toastmasters

Publications
Livestrong.com, Glamour.com, Ezinearticles.com, Ehow.com, Today's Dietitian

Education/Credentials
Bachelor of Health Science from the University of Florida, 1983; Master of Science in Clinical Nutrition from Case Western Reserve University 1985; Certificate in Adult Weight Management 2006; CoachU core essentials grad 2007; Level 2 certificate in Adult Weight Management 2010.

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