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Dr. Heidi Fowler
1,924 doctors shared insights

Losing Weight (Definition)

Many people resolve to lose weight in the New Year for different reasons. For those who are overweight or obese, there are many health benefits to losing weight. It can help decrease your chances of developing diseases including diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure, osteoarthritis, and even certain types of cancer. Low-calorie diets combined with increased physical activity are thought to be most effective long term. The healthiest weight loss regimen, therefore, is one that consists of making lifestyle changes that incorporate a balanced diet ...Read more


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Are whey or protein-amino acid drinks good for losing weight while working out or more for gaining weight/muscle?

Are whey or protein-amino acid drinks good for losing weight while working out or more for gaining weight/muscle?

Muscle/Gain Weight?: These are promoted for assisting in building muscle which require the Amino Acid building blocks for muscle protein. The usefulness of whey proteins for promoting this from small clinical trials, is small, maybe a few % over foods. Maintaining muscles does require more daily energy, so to the extent that muscle mass ; strength significantly increase, this might assist reduction in body fat. ...Read more

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I've been working out for 5 months "weight lifting" they are telling me to start taking pure amino acid pills. Should i? Is it safe? Why?

I've been working out for 5 months "weight lifting" they are telling me to start taking pure amino acid pills. Should i? Is it safe? Why?

Waste of $: The Amino Acid formula is worthless. It is not indicated or helpful for any known medical condition. Amino acids are protein building blocks, which will be broken down for calories like anything else you eat. Try food instead, it's cheaper, healthier and tastes better. -- and is less toxic. Don't get your medical information from friends, tv or the internet. ...Read more

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Good day! I just want to gain weight. I take amino acid pill once a day. Can amino help me gain weight?

Good day! I just want to gain weight. I take amino acid pill once a day. Can amino help me gain weight?

Pills not the answer: Not all medical problems solved by pills. Learn to get a balanced diet for long term health. Consult a dietitian if you need help and consider a life long habit of a Healthy diet with varied foods. Pills are not the answer to all human ills. ...Read more

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I am a hemodialysis patient with av fistula and i lift 5-10 pds of weights which my nephro agrees, can I take amino acid and creatinine to gain mass?

I am a hemodialysis patient with av fistula and i lift 5-10  pds of weights which my nephro agrees, can I take amino acid and creatinine to gain mass?

Hemodialysis: You sound like you are in excellent shape. I have seen the lab value for creatinine rise a bit in some patients, not on hemodialysis. This does not mean the kidney function was diminished; the body just had a higher creatinine intake. Especially being on hemodialysis, you should be able to take both supplements. Let your nephrologist know, in case any routine labs change over time. ...Read more

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I'm a 45 y.O. Black female & my bones & joints ache quite a bit. Occasionally, I get b vitamin & amino acid shots & I hurt much less. Why is that?

I'm a 45 y.O. Black female & my bones & joints ache quite a bit. Occasionally, I get b vitamin & amino acid shots & I hurt much less. Why is that?

Can't be certain: The uses of vitamin injections to help one feel good has been done for years, but i know of no scientific data yet to confirm doing that. The Amino Acid injections - i know of no data about those either. If you are vitamin deficient that may be an explanation but some woudl explain this as a placebo response. ...Read more

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Please suggest what food combination's make up a complete amino acid?

Please suggest what food combination's make up a complete amino acid?

Legume and grain: A legume and a grain felafel (chickpea) and wheat ( pita bread) succatash- lima bean and corn most beans combined with a grain. ...Read more

Dr. M. Hytham Beck
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Lose Weight (Definition)

Many people resolve to lose weight in the New Year for different reasons. For those who are overweight or obese, there are many health benefits to losing weight. It can help decrease your chances of developing diseases including diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure, osteoarthritis, and even certain types of cancer. Low-calorie diets combined with increased physical activity are thought to be most effective long term. The healthiest weight loss regimen, therefore, is one that consists of making lifestyle changes that incorporate a balanced diet ...Read more