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Can honey have the same effect on weight gain as sugar? I've replaced sweetners w/ honey and don't want gain weight.Thanks!

Can honey have the same effect on weight gain as sugar? I've replaced sweetners w/ honey and don't want gain weight.Thanks!

Losing weight : I have heard honey is high in calories yet you lose weight due to the chemical consistency. You need to ask yourself how much honey you are eating and balance whether real sugar or stevia is a wise choice to avoid gaining weight. artificial sweeteners are associated with weight gain, stevia and limited sugar are not. ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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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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Does drinking lemon water with cayenne pepper encourage weight loss from an average diet?

Does drinking lemon water with cayenne pepper encourage weight loss from an average diet?

Effects are minimal: Lemon water with cayenne pepper is very low in calories compared to sugar-sweetened drinks such as soda. So, if you're drinking it instead of calorie-rich drinks, it may contribute to weight loss. There is some evidence that cayenne pepper decreases appetite; however, the effects appear to be minimal. Additionally, cayenne pepper is palatable only in small amounts, limiting its benefits. ...Read more

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Im a bit chunky, extreme difficulty w weight loss. Heard of natural supplement Garcinia cambogia, it claims to greatly increase weight loss. Thoughts?

Im a bit chunky, extreme difficulty w weight loss. Heard of natural supplement Garcinia cambogia, it claims to greatly increase weight loss. Thoughts?

Not impressed: As a doctor who specializes in herbal medicine I'm very open to the use of herbs but am not impressed with Garcinia Cambodia; there have been several research studies on it and most show it is has minimal if any benefits. See https://authoritynutrition.com/garcinia-cambogia-extract/ For other weight loss supplements see http://tinyurl.com/j2kf6m9 Bottom line- no substitute for diet- see comment: ...Read more

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How much weight can one lose in 2 weeks using a lemon diet, eating no carbs, exercising, and waterdiet?

How much weight can one lose in 2 weeks using a lemon diet, eating no carbs, exercising, and waterdiet?

Don't try it: Never try to lose more than 2 pounds per week. Your body needs 40 essential nutrients every day: 13 vitamins, 15 minerals, 10 Amino Acids from protein and 2 fatty acids. If you do a fad fast like the one you describe, every day, some cells in your body will die of starvation. Use a reputable meal substitute formula like ensure, boost or glucerna, instead. ...Read more

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Does cinnamon and honey help you lose weight?

Does cinnamon and honey help you lose weight?

Fantsy: If it does you've discovered a new miracle approach to weight loss. ...Read more

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I've been drinking 2 teaspoons of vinegar for weight loss . Will it help?

I've been drinking 2 teaspoons of vinegar for weight loss . Will it help?

No: It's great for salad dressing, but doesn't do anything for weight loss. That's an old wife's tale. Don't get your medical information from friends, tv or internet scams. The only way to lose weight is to eat less than your burn off through activity. It's 3500 calories to the pound. Good luck. ...Read more

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Can daily intake of lemon juice help in losing weight ?

Can daily intake of lemon juice help in losing weight ?

Probably not: Probably won't help with weight loss, but is helpful for some vitamin c and also helps to alkalynize the body which fights inflammation. ...Read more

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Does drinking a mixture of honey pepper and lemon cause weight loss?

Does drinking a mixture of honey pepper and lemon cause weight loss?

No best drink: There is nothing except diet and exercise tht really works. The body sees food as protein, carbohydrate, fat, and minerals. It responds to increase total calories with weight gain and with a decreasein calories with weight loss. The is a significant genetic component to the problem also. The is a new oral diet pill that is showing promise. But it is too early to know yet. ...Read more

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Does honey and nut help during weight loss?

Absolutely NOT: They both contain calories and you're trying to reduce your calories, honey is pure sugar. You need to eat 3500 calories less than you burn off to lose a pound. Honey and nuts just make it more difficult. See a good registered dietitian. ...Read more

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Can drinking honey and lemon in lukewarm water cause weight gain?

Honey: Check how much calories are you consuming from the honey. If too much calories you can gain weight. ...Read more

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Will eating a sliced bannana with KornFlakes(100cal and no sugar) as a night snack affect my goal of losing weight this summer?

Will eating a sliced bannana with KornFlakes(100cal and no sugar) as a night snack affect my goal of losing weight this summer?

Yes!??: If you are serious about losing wt this summer, then try a very low carbohydrate diet, high protein, the fruit and cereal have lots of carbs, I will tell you on a personel level that I have lost 70 pounds over the past 2 years by restricting my carbohydrate consumption, and have had great success with my patients as well! ...Read more

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Does 'super ketone plus' with 'aloe ferox cleanse' actually increase weight loss?

Weight loss: There are no studies showing that raspberry ketones lead to weight loss. The aloe ferox cleanse might cause a temporary weight loss but it would simply be fluid loss as opposed to fat loss. ...Read more

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Can any green tea instead of water helps in losing weight with diet control?

Can any green tea instead of water helps in losing weight with diet control?

Water / green tea.: Water is uber healthy. Studies suggest green tea can assist with glycemic control as well as reduced heart disease death rate. Although it has not been clearly establish, research is promising. ...Read more

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Can the tuna and water diet work for fast, dramatic weight loss?

Can the tuna and water diet work for fast, dramatic weight loss?

Unhealthy: This incredibly low carb diet is likely to lead to rapid loss of glycogen, muscle breakdown and high potential to regain weight once off the diet. Some types of tuna can have high mercury content. This is not a healthy approach to weight loss (and certainly not a permanent solution). ...Read more

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I'm trying acia berry natural weight loss supplement with green tea extract colon cleanse, is it effective and how ?

I'm trying acia berry natural weight loss supplement with green tea extract colon cleanse, is it effective and how ?

Healthtap Doctors: are asked not to endorse specific brands or product lines. The best approach to weight loss is physical activity and good food/ portion choices. Some of the colon cleanses can be risky for your health. Natural, fresh organic juicing with protein powder & appropriate supplementation can be beneficial - but you need to be knowledgeable about it before hand. ...Read more

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Dr. Shari Jackson
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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