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Doctor recommended protein shake for a weight loss diet?

Doctor recommended protein shake for a weight loss diet?

One you don't eat: They won't help you lose weight, gain muscle or anything positive, although your wallet will lose weight. Save your money, and your health. Learn to eat and exercise properly for the rest of your life. Don't get medical info from friends, tv or the internet. Adding in proten shakes just adds in extra calories, which you don't need and is hard on your kidneys. ...Read more

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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Best weight loss shakes/protien shakes to lose weight with exercise and healthy eating?

Best weight loss shakes/protien shakes to lose weight with exercise and healthy eating?

There is no best: Weight loss shake as ideally you'd stick to natural unprocessed foods as best as you can. Remember that motility wise, liquids pass through the stomach more quickly than solids and may be less appetite suppressing. Remember in regards to "diet", the best one is the one that you can stick too and control your caloric intake. ...Read more

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Can whey protein drinks good for weight loss?

Why, not whey: Why are you taking whey protein? What is the problem you think you have and what do you think whey protein is going to do to improve it? How are you going to measure that improvement? Eating extra calories can't help weight loss, no matter what it is. Save your money. Don't get your medical inforation from friends, tv and the internet. ...Read more

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What is the best whey protein for weight loss and muscle gain?

What is the best whey protein for weight loss and  muscle  gain?

Grass fed, low temp.: I advise whey protein from grass-fed cows not given hormones or antibiotics and processed at low temperature to preserve immunoglobulins and other beneficial components. One brand that meets this criteria is whey cool by designs for health. I can't say for sure it is "the best" but it is the best one i know. A good article on whey: http://www.Montereybaynaturopathy.Com/npg/mbn115-8-whey-cool.Html. ...Read more

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Is gnc's amp wheyobolic protein shakes good for weight loss?

Is gnc's amp wheyobolic protein shakes good for weight loss?

Do not waste your $: Do not waste your time with "weight loss supplements". If you want to achieve weight loss, reduce your carbs to a bare minimum, drink only water, eat lots of low starch veggies and increase your activity levels. ...Read more

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Is it healthy to take protein shake for weight loss?

Is it healthy to take protein shake for weight loss?

A protein shake: Is fine as long as you combine it w/nutritious food at other meals. Please get a food plan from your doc. You probably know that exercise plays a role in weight loss as well. Again, get clearance from your doc so you will be safe and successful. Slow and steady weight loss is best. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Best breakfast for weight loss?

Best breakfast for weight loss?

Healthy breakfast.: With the understanding that breakfast is an important meal in your day, start generally with leaner and more energizing choices. Cereals rich with complex carbohydrates and fiber for sustained energy, with skim or 1% milk to keep it lighter. Low fat yogurt and fresh fruit. Egg whites and whole grain toast. Try to avoid fatty breakfast meats. Keep your proteins lean. ...Read more

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Is high protein diet is good for wieght loss how much protein person needs for wieght loss?

Is high protein diet is good for wieght loss how much protein person needs for wieght loss?

Protein is good: Eating a balanced diet with enough protein is important for weight loss and weight control. 50-60 g / day is about average. If you are an athlete you may require more. Go to www.jameskearnsfitness.com for more information. ...Read more

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Does whey protein help weight loss or weight gain?

Does whey protein help weight loss or weight gain?

It depends: Whey protein can either help with weight loss or weight gain depending on how you use it. If used as a meal replacement as part of a restricted calorie diet, it helps with weight loss. If used along with heavy weight lifting and a moderate or high calorie, high protein diet, muscle enlargement and weight gain will occur. ...Read more

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What are protein powder for muscle gain or weight loss?

What are protein powder for muscle gain or weight loss?

Both junk: Obviously you can't have it both ways. The protein is broken down in your stomach and metabolized for calories. It's a waste of money and won't help with either weight gain or loss. Save your money and spend it on quality nutrition and exercise -- they actually work for both gain or loss if done properly. Get your protein from your diet. ...Read more

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Can whey protein help in weight loss?

Protein: Yes, any protein can help by releasing glucagon which then in turn causes fat stores to be released. ...Read more

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Is herbal life shakes good for weight loss?

Is herbal life shakes good for weight loss?

Why?: Who knows, since no one knows what's in them and they are only studied scientifically if people get sick or die after using them. Plus, they won't help you lose weight, gain muscle or anything positive, although your wallet will lose weight. Save your money, and your health. Learn to eat and exercise properly for the rest of your life. Don't get medical info from friends, tv or the internet. ...Read more

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What type protein is good for weight loss?

What type protein is good for weight loss?

Weight loss with pro: Body fat is lost by increasing metabolism, and unfortunately you can not spot reduce. Ie you can not do abdominal exercise to loose abdominal fat. The fat is deposited and can be removed by weight loss. General rule, last place fat gained is the first to go and the the first place gained is the last to go. ...Read more

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How do protein shakes help with weight loss?

How do protein shakes help with weight loss?

If used as : Sustitute for food. Protein drinks may help in losing weight if you reduce your caloric intake by subsisting on protein shakes and foregoing other foods. Protein shakes donot provide balanced nutrition and you are advised to consult a nutritionist or your doctor before embarking on an extreme diet.There is no substitute for caloric restriction and increase in physical activity to loss weight. ...Read more

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Can protein shakes aid in weight loss ie: meal replacement ?

Can protein shakes aid in weight loss ie: meal replacement ?

Whole foods are best: Fresh fruits and vegetables, higher protein (shakes ok here) and lower carbs is an overall good plan. Please see your doctor first to make sure something like this is safe and health for you. A book called "Disease Proof" by David Katz offers a good plan also. Peace and good health. If using whey powder, make sure it is from free range cattle. ...Read more

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Best foods for weight loss?

Best foods for weight loss?

Try not to get: Caught up in the idea of weight loss foods. There are no foods that will radically lead to weight loss(in fact people have lost significant weight eating junk food, just very controlled/limited amounts.) Focus more on trying to make eating changes for the long run that will help with weight control/health: this means portion control and colorful veggies, fruits, lean proteins, healthy fats. ...Read more

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Is drinking protein shakes good for me where i'm losing weight?

Is drinking protein shakes good for me where i'm losing weight?

Usually yes: Make sure that the protein drink is suitable for your weight loss goals. My advise is to meet with a nutritionist who can compute your nutritional needs especially while you are trying to lose weight. Keep in mind that living on a shake diet for life is not realistic so plan on a change in your diet when you get off the shakes. ...Read more

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I want to gain my weight.Is whey protein is helpful for weight gain?

I want to gain my weight.Is whey protein is helpful for weight gain?

Protein helps but: You should gain weight, but do so responsibly. Meaning that protein alone won't help unless you supplement properly with carbohydrates, the good fats, and practice a diet that is healthy. Supplements help, drink plenty of water and exercise. I would consider a personal trainer or nutritionist. Make sure you ok diet with a dr. ...Read more

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Dr. Arnold Malerman
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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


Protein (Definition)

Proteins are large molecules made up of a smaller class of molecules called amino acids. Proteins play an enormous role in the function of our bodies including enzymes, messengers, replicating dna, ...Read more