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Losing weight without doing cardio

Hello everyone.  I am concerned because in December I have to get surgery on both of my feet.  I am 25 years old and workout 5x a week.  I know I will be off of my feet for at least 5-6 weeks, but I was told I could still workout my upper body and do some leg machines that dont affect my feet.  

I am so afraid of gaining weight during those 5 or 6 weeks that I will not be able to do cardio.

Does anyone have any suggestions for me on how not to gain weight during this time?  How much or how little should I be eating since I cant burn those extra calories through cardio?  Again, I will still be working out my upper body and some leg machines (along with a little bit of pilates) but I do not want to gain weight.  

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I suffer from gout i cant eat any foods that have purines in them does anybody have a good diet for gout thanks
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Dear shmely,

You haven't mentioned that What is your present weight & height. Also organic food,low carb diet can work up to some extent,and telling you one thing that weight loss process is heavily dependent on your eating habits & proper exercise as you can digest your food.See weight loss is not a fly by night process.As you gain your weight in years, It takes time. common weight loss mistakes are as follows:

(1) you have to fix your diet plan according to you(becuase u r obese) not according to a average person. this thing is often ignored by most of the people. because they follow a diet plan that is suitable for an average healthy man.
(2) not burning extra calories while exercising is another factor of why our weight loss efforts dies most of the time. For this you required spend extra time in the gym.
(3) avoid eating junk food, drinking caffeine. In the other words change your eating habits.
(4) Drink lot of water.
(5) Do a lot of execrcise & out door activities.

If you are extremly obese, you can take help of diet pill
phentermine,xenical(FDA approved prescription diet pills) etc. with proper execrcise.
But before using diet pill you take proper precaution:

Diet pills do help to control obesity and shed off the extra
pounds which you are uncomfortable with. If followed properly with a medical practitioner
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