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What is the best food to lose weight? Any particular tablets/meds to take to boost my metabolism? I need to lose 5 kgs in less than 2 weeks! please help!

What is the best food to lose weight? Any particular tablets/meds to take to boost my metabolism? I need to lose 5 kgs in less than 2 weeks! please help!

Not a good idea!: Trying to lose 5 kg in less than 2 weeks is not a realistic goal. You should aim for no more than half a kg a week, better yet about one kg a month. There are no foods and no safe pills to lose weight. You need to reduce your intake of food and exercise more. ...Read more

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Dr. Austina Cho
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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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Is it ok for a teen to drink green tea?I'm in a diet and I hear green tea can help you lose weight and boost your metabolism.If so how many cups a day

Is it ok for a teen to drink green tea?I'm in a diet and I hear green tea can help you lose weight and boost your metabolism.If so how many cups a day

EGCG is the active: ingredient in green tea. It will boost your metabolism so theoretically it can help weight loss. Practically speaking it is an aid to help w/proper meal plan and exercise. Peace and good health. EGCG capsules will provide more help than drinking the tea alone and you won't need to use the bathroom so much. See doc for appropriate food plan, possibly low carb and higher protein. ...Read more

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How can I boost up my metabolism to help me lose weight faster?

How can I boost up my metabolism to help me lose weight faster?

Strength training: Muscles burn a lot of calories in and out of the gym. Mix in short intense cardio sessions with your resistance training for added effect. ...Read more

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What are some tips for boosting my metabolism and making me lose weight?

What are some tips for boosting my metabolism and making me lose weight?

The best metabolism: Boosters are eating healthfully (not starving yourself) and adding muscle (weight training). ...Read more

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Is there a pill i can take to help me lose weight? Or makes my metabolism faster?

Is there a pill i can take to help me lose weight? Or  makes my metabolism faster?

There are RX Pills: There are prescription pills available for weight loss if lifestyle modification do not work.The pills are Belviq (lorcaserin) which was approved by fda as an addition to reduced calorie diet in adults with bmi over 27to30 and over qsymia which is combination of topiramate and Phentermine for same indication as belviq discuss with your doctor if you are a candidate for either of these pills with diet;exercise. ...Read more

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How can I boost my metabolism to lose weight? And I have thyroid problems

How can I boost my metabolism to lose weight? And I have thyroid problems

Exercise: Metabolism can be helped by increasing exercise, irrespective of your thyroid status. A combination of aerobic and strength training works best. Aim to do exercise every single day, rain or shine, at an intensity that makes you sweat and feel a bit breathless. Cutting back on calories (and carbs) will also help. I know its difficult to lose weight, so do it a day at a time. Good luck! ...Read more

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What are the best herbs to speed up metabolism to help lose weight I have pcos and fatigue?

What are the best herbs to speed up metabolism to help lose weight I have pcos and fatigue?

Look into iodine : Look into iodine supplements for thyroid and ovarian support. It can be found in iodarol or i-thyroid. Consult with a nutritionist/medical doctor for dosing. Cinnamon is good for Insulin control as well. ...Read more