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can you lose weight by not eating processed food

A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elizabeth Reynoso
17 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Please seek help: Everybody needs food and water in order for their body to function properly. Not getting enough calories can be very dangerous. Please seek help for ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Holly Maes
36 years experience Pediatrics
Yes, but: You can die doing this. Not to scare you, but the human body needs food. By starving yourself, your body will sense lack of food, it will down-regulat ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. LUIS IRIZARRY
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You need to eat: You need to eat at least 3 times a day. If you really exercise then need to eat more small meals per day, specially a good protein drink-smoothie 1 hr ... Read More
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Dr. Michael Rothman
35 years experience Internal Medicine
You must eat : 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 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Psychiatrist: I'm concerned that you were hospitalized because of anorexia and you want to lose weight again. You must consult your therapist who will guide you alo ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elizabeth Lyster
31 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
It : It is not likely that you will have sustained weight loss just from fasting. This is because your body will interpret this as starvation and will "hol ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tariq Niazi
43 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Bad from all aspects: As : 1) no one can maintain it ( ie not eating); 2) its bad for your health, as the body needs food for running the basic life support systems (like ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Lipton
30 years experience Holistic Medicine
Weight loss: There is no one plan fits all. In general eat less and exercise more. Many structured plans can work ie weight watchers, 17 day diet, low carb. All h ... Read More
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A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Takes work: To lose weight insure that calories burned > calories consumed. Drink at least 8 - 8 oz glasses of water per day. Try for 8 hours of sleep/night. ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alessandra Bertolucci
33 years experience Ophthalmology
Not one answer: Might not be a decisive point. Infact some people likes to eat an early lunch and no breakfast. For some person eating several small meal/snack works ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Yes: If you eat too few calories, your metabolic rate can drop which means that you can easily gain weight.
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