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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ernie Ordonez
57 years experience Bariatrics
The way you feel : Please read the nutrition facts and find out the impact of the contents to your overall health. Be aware of your response as far yout whole (git) gast ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Gordon
Specializes in Adolescent Medicine
Weight loss: After you lose that weight you can go to a plastic surgeon or a cosmetic surgeon and he/she will help you go through the surgical procedure to remove ... Read More
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Elasticity: You are young enough to have elastic skin and it is likely that the natural elasticity of your skin will result in good cosmetic result. You are to be ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Skversky
51 years experience Bariatrics
NOT LONG TERM: No! a 1200 cal diet will help you lose weight initially but over time diets by themselves, even 1200 calories will fail for sound physiologic reasons. ... Read More
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Dr. Joseph Kuhn
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1200 plus vitamins : Almost any adult can use a 1200 calorie diet plus a vitamin/mineral supplement to lose weight safely. Usually worth some baseline labs from your docto ... Read More
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jesse Krakauer
45 years experience Endocrinology
Safe: B"sd even with lower (not recommended) calorie diets, average weight loss for women is ~ 3 lbs, for men ~5 lbs/week. Seems like you are doing great. ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
40 years experience Holistic Medicine
Yes, however...: Congratulations! Yes, a 1200 calorie diet is fine, but it may be challenging to make sure you are getting all required nutrients on such a diet, so I ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Powers
23 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
1201: You lose weight by burning more calories (which are stored as fat) than you take in. If you burn 1200 and take in 1200, it's a break even. If you tak ... Read More
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Fried
36 years experience General Practice
Yes: Every calorie counts- cough drops containing sugar- taken in excess certainly add up. The sugar and possible alcohol in cold remedies would also add u ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Feldman
41 years experience Endocrinology
1200 okay: 1200 calories is a reasonable calorie restriction. Remember that you are trying to make changes in your life style through diet and exercise that wil ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
44 years experience Cardiology
I'm sympathetic: I assume you have been put on thyroid replacement medication which has been adjusted by your doctor so that your thyroid deficiency is now corrected? ... Read More
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