Does exercise help me lose weight, role of very low calorie diet and exercise for fast weight loss


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What is the role of physical activity for health and wellness?

How many miles do I have to walk in order to lose one pound of body weight?

Why exercise alone is pretty useless if your goal is to lose weight according to the latest research as reported on Time magazine, admitted by Bally's fitness on their website and well accepted by the obesity medicine community that exercise has to be combined with a very low calorie diet for weight loss!

Many amazing exercise related facts you may not have known as reported by the US surgeon general!

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Does exercise help me lose weight, role of very low calorie diet and exercise for fast weight loss

  1. 1. w8md medical weight loss centers of America’s 8 things you did not know about diet & weight loss! Prab R. Tumpati, MD
  2. 2. Amount of calories in pound of fat ❖ 3500! ❖ Is the amount of calories ❖ in one pound of body fat! ❖
  3. 3. How many miles to walk to lose 1 pound? ❖ 18 mile ❖ Is the distance to walk to lose 1 pound of weight!
  4. 4. A can of soda and walking ❖ 1 glass (can) of soda = 30 mins of walking
  5. 5. -150 cal = 20 lbs/year Reducing your calorie intake by 150 calories a day is equivalent to approximately 10 pounds in 6 months and 20 pounds in 1 year.
  6. 6. One cookie =10 mins of walking One small chocolate chip cookie (50 calories) is equival to walking briskly for 10 minutes.
  7. 7. Small cookie and big cookie • Difference between a large chocolate chip cookie and a small chocolate chip cookie could be about 40 minutes of raking leaves (200 calories).
  8. 8. One donut - one hour of walking One hour of walking at a moderate pace (20 min/mile) uses about the same amount of energy that is in one jelly filled doughnut (300 calories).
  9. 9. Double burger etc. = 2.5 hours A double cheeseburger with extra-large fries and a 24 oz. soft drink is equal to running 2½ hours at a 10 min/mile pace (1500 calories).
  10. 10. 40% are crouch potatoes 40% of adults in the United States do not participate in any leisure-time physical activity.
  11. 11. Exercise alone is useless for weight loss ❖ Studies have shown that exercise ❖ helps maintain weight but to lose ❖ weight, it is the VERY LOW ❖ CALORIE DIET or LOW CALORIE ❖ DIET that does the trick with or ❖ without exercise
  12. 12. Time Article on Exercise ❖ The fact that exercise alone is useless is well reported both in lay press and scientific community. ❖ Here is an article by time titled “ why exercise won't make you thin” ❖ Bally’s fitness admits that exercise alone is not enough for weight loss on their website.
  13. 13. How can W8MD Medical Weight Loss Centers help? help? ❖ Do not confuse healthy eating or living with weight loss! ❖ In order to lose weight, you need a partnership with a trained weight loss physician to do VERY-LOW-CALORIE-DIET with or without other measures such as medications for appetite suppression, exercise etc. for effective weight loss. ❖ Check out our 52 weeks of weight loss and wellness videos on You Tube 13