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Can a physically muscular woman wanting to lose weight benefit from men's diet products?

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Dr. Vance Harris
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Diet and exercise: For the most part those diet products are a ripoff and don't really help with weight loss. Lifestyle changes along with calorie restriction and exercise is the only successful routine.I would skip the dietary additives and work on diet lifestyle changes and exercise.

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A 47-year-old member asked:

Might it be possible that a a physically masculine woman wanting to lose weight benefit from men's diet products?

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 44 years experience
Yes: The truth is that designating a weight-loss product as "for men" or "for women" is 99% advertising / marketing. The key to weight loss will always be calories-in and calories-out, the products work when combined with exercise and a low-calorie diet, a cheap vitamin-mineral tablet is probably more than enough, & lasting weight loss comes from lifestyle change. Glad you're doing this; good luck.

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