Anonymous asked in HealthDiet & Fitness · 1 decade ago

okay i need serious answers cause im doing this?

i eat

only 2 meals a day

chicken with vegetables alot

and just water

will that get me anywhere

i need to hear serios things cause im

really doing it


im 16

and im


Update 2:

i weight like


19 Answers

  • 1 decade ago
    Favorite Answer

    Studies have shown that it's better to eat like six small meals throughout the day (and exercise) than to eat 2. The reason is that the body will go into storage mode when it gets starved and your metabolism slows down. When you start eating normally again you'll gain back your weight and probably more.

  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    Why are you doing this? It's the first thing that I thought after reading what you wrote. It sounded like you are ready for a fight. You can eat what ever you like as far as I'm concerned. I just wonder why. Are you trying to lose a few pounds because you weigh over 400 pounds or something? If you are, you are not going about it the right way. Experience has taught me that the best way to stay fit is to eat a moderate calorie diet and exercise more than you eat. That means talking to someone who knows about calorie burning off. So if you eat a diet of 200 calories and burn off 250 calories running or bicycling or playing softball, then you are 50 ahead. Someone can tell you how much weight is in 50 calories. A personal trainer or someone at the YMCA or YWCA. If that's what you are trying to accomplish you don't need to punish anyone, just do it right. Good luck to you.

  • 1 decade ago

    Actually, yes, as long as you are keeping the vegetable carbs at 20 or less, and drinking a good amount of water. Not a huge amount, but around 8 glasses a day. You will quite quickly notice that not only do you have way more energy than before, but that the poundage will start to come off. Be sure to take vitamins though.

    If you do not, however, wish to loose weight, make sure you are taking in more carbs.

    Source(s): Adkins diet, and personal experience.
  • 1 decade ago

    You should eat three meals per day. The reason is your brain sends a signal to your body. This signal tells your body that you are starving (even though you aren't) and your body in return stores your food as fat. This is a defense thing to bulk up incase of starvation. Try to eat three small portions per day. The biggest part is being careful of what you are eating. Also, drink a lot of water and try vitamins. One thing I have figured out is unless you are prepared to diet the rest of your life don't start. When you go back to eating normally you will only gain your weight back. You should also try some exercise, just don't try to much at once you'll burn out fast.

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  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    First of all:

    Congratulations on wanting to get healthy.

    If you're 16 and eat moderately and exercise, this weight is going to come off pretty easily.

    A few ideas:

    1. I'd encourage you to eat breakfast. Doesn't have to be much. A piece of whole grain toast with peanut butter will do it.

    2. Carry around some snacks with you just in case you get hungry. Some toasted almonds... some raisins. I know sometimes I let myself get so hungry I just start shoving the food in like a maniac.

    3. Walk. As much as you can. I started out at 15 minutes every other day and now I'm up to 45 minutes a day and I've really grown to look forward to it. I put my favorite songs on my IPod and I just start walking.

    4. Your ultimate success will depend on your state of mind. If you approach this whole thing as a gift to yourself, you're more likely to stick with it than if you look upon it as punishment.

    5. I don't know if you like to read, but 'When Food is Love" by Geneen Roth is wonderful. It's not about what to eat, but why we eat and what we can do about that.

    Good luck to you. And be nice to yourself. You deserve it!

  • 1 decade ago

    You need to eat an allotted amount of calories each day depending on your age and weight which for you it has to be above1800 a dayplus you eat an extra 400 calories for every hour of intense exercise you do this will help retrain you body on what to do with food instead of turning it into unwanted fat it will boost your metabolism ! I say NO don't do it you need to boost you metabolism by eating lots of small meals all day long with BREAKFAST being you biggest and most balanced meal and start exercising did i mention exercises is important?

  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

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  • 1 decade ago

    It'll work, but it's really lopsided. Do add a few snacks (i.e. one piece of fruit and 1 no-fat joghurt a day) or 1 breakfast cereal bar and a piece of fruit.

    Drink your water, that's good.

    You have to vary your diet a bit because even if you love chicken, you'll still get sick of it. You can have 4 oz fish, or 4 oz of lean pork or beef (tenderloin) and don't be afraid to add a few carbs. It's not as if non-veg carbs are poisonous. A half a slice of whole grain bread here and there is fine or half a potato or a handful of noodles.

  • 1 decade ago

    depends on "will that get me anywhere" where is anywhere?

    I only eat two meals a day, lunch and dinner, I can't eat breakfast, it makes me sick, I dont' eat much sweets, and I am not loosing weight.

    It won't help you gain weight, and if you are wanting to loose weight, you will still have to excersice, now, I am not encouraging you to eat only two meals a day, It is best to eat the three, at least something for breakfast, like a banana, or apple or something. I cannot eat until 10 am at least. My stomach got messed up after having cancer, ever since i cant eat too early.

  • 1 decade ago

    You're not talking about what sort of working out you do. If you are only eating 2 meals a day and not doing and exercises it's not going to do anything for you.

    You need to be eating at leat 5 SMALL meals a day. Otherwise your starving your body and you're going to end up grazing and feeling guilty.

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