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Can I use Ensure to lose weight

A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vasu Brown
33 years experience Integrative Medicine
Not enough: Just ensure is not enough - you might not be healthy you need a combination approach of diet and excercise.

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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Barbara Srur
41 years experience Psychiatry
Healthy habits: If you focus on healthy habits, which will become part of your life in the future, is the only way to loose and keep off extra weight. Exercise daily ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
72 years experience Preventive Medicine
Doubt it: Because of the sugar and it is not the way god intended us to eat.
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A male asked:
Dr. Julie Abbott
44 years experience Preventive Medicine
Probably not best ..: but probably not particularly harmful. There are 220 calories in an 8 oz Ensure along with 9 grams of protein, a fair share of vitamins & mineral ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vance Harris
36 years experience Family Medicine
Bad idea.: No, that would be dangerous. Use lifestyle changes and healthy eating. More vegetables and fewer carbs.
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chuck Shaffer
32 years experience Bariatrics
Cardio no carbs: Cardio with balanced diet with low sugar and very low carbs will help with weigh loss..See www.Weighstation .Net for more information..Newsletters are ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Rothman
34 years experience Internal Medicine
Nutrient dense foods: Eat foods that are nutrient dense (like meat, fish, poultry, eggs, cheese, low starch vegatables and water) avoid foods that are not nutrient dense (l ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ernie Ordonez
56 years experience Bariatrics
Yes and no: There are risks to using chocolate to gain weight. Be careful.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sandra Pinkham
52 years experience Holistic Medicine
Listen to your body: This a wake up call to re-examine your life style. Get a good night sleep, make sure you are not deficient in iron, zinc, magnesium, or vit d3. Calciu ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Chuck Shaffer
32 years experience Bariatrics
See below: http://www.webmd.com/diet/hydroxycitric-acid-hydroxycut...here is a link for you.In my bariatric medical practice I have not had patient's do well wit ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Liuska Pesce
22 years experience Pediatric Endocrinology
Unclear: No evidence that these type of pills improve weight loss.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Handler
31 years experience Plastic Surgery
Depends: Everybody is different with respect to size and shape. In general, most women who lose a large amount of weight will experience some change in breast ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
39 years experience Clinical Psychology
Get a food plan: From your doc or a nutritionist. Protein can add muscle weight and reduce fat. Above all, be careful of developing an eating disorder. It can take ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Tucker
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Fast - no.: This is a reasonable medicine to help with weight loss. It is a starch blocker, and inhibits Alpha glucosidase, an intestinal enzyme that releases gl ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience Endocrinology
Zumba: Is just another form of exercise. If you enjoy it, by all means continue doing it. You need to burn off 3500 calories that you don't eat to lose a pou ... Read More
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A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Weihong Pan
30 years experience Neurology
Forms of activity: The more inactive you are, the more likely you experience chronic pain and weight gain. The key is to find mild, intermittent forms of exercise that y ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Hardin
35 years experience Wound care
A general aerobic: Unfortunately it is not possible to create regional fat loss by exercise. Best bet is nutritional weight loss diet with aerobic exercise. No vitamin ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Tucker
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes!: A very reasonable adjunct to improving your diet. It is a starch blocker, and inhibits Alpha glucosidase, an intestinal enzyme that releases glucose ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Charlap
36 years experience Holistic Medicine
Depends: First, it depends on your size, your daily physical activity, and your weight. Second, not all calories are the same. Some calories are more highly a ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
It is a gimmic: Inmy opinion they are just gimmick and some people have placebo effect and may loose couple of pounds, but long term not effective in my opinion.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Visualize how you: Will feel & look when your’e at your healthiest. Also, think about what the issue was that motivated you to to lose weight in the first place. Insure ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
I would contact: The company directly and inquire. It seems to me that many weight loss companies hire celebrities for this purpose. Can't hurt to ask.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Only if hypothyroid: If a person has hypothyroidism (low thyroid hormone levels), she can be treated with levothyroxine, which would be her replacement thyroid hormone. If ... Read More
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