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Can olive oil help in weight gain?

Can olive oil help in weight gain?

Yes-Eat healthy high: Calorie foods. Eat 6 meals/day. Work on strength training to build your large muscle groups. Workout w heavier weights w fewer repetitions. Sleep at least 8 to 9 hrs/night. Hydrate well w water. Foods to help w healthy weight gain: almonds, cashews, pecans, sunflower seeds, flax seeds, walnuts, hummus, avocadoes, granola, trail mix, dried fruits, extra virgin olive oil, canola oil, protein shakes, . ...Read more

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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


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Does fish oil capsules help to lose weight?

Does fish oil capsules help to lose weight?

No.: Only if they replace caloric intake or increase energy expenditure. ...Read more

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Does mineral oil help you lose weight?

Does mineral oil help you lose weight?

Mineral oil: No it does not, it is an non absorbed oil and may cause loose bowels or diarhea. ...Read more

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Can cla help me lose weight?

Can cla help me lose weight?

Conjugated linoleic : Acid is well written up in wikipedia. Weight loss in clinical trials is measure only in grams. I suggest that you look it up. ...Read more

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Will mango and ginger water help me lose weight?

Will mango and ginger water help me lose weight?

Mango SEEDS, ginger: There is evidence that an extract of the seeds of the african mango may help a bit with weight loss but this is totally different from eating mangoes, which are high in sugars- see http://www.Shape.Com/weight-loss/food-weight-loss/african-mango-miracle-weight-loss-supplement.Ginger may help a bit by boosting metabolism & reducing inflammation.But there is no substitute diet & exercise.See comment:. ...Read more

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Might consuming water help me lose weight and tone?

Might consuming water help me lose weight and tone?

No: By itself , changing water intake will not change weight. Water has no nutritional value except to keep cells hydrated properly. If you drink too much water rapidly you can actualy get water intoxication which has an adverse effect on the brain, and can cause seizures. ...Read more

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Does fish oil help with weight loss?

Does fish oil help with weight loss?

Yes: Fish oil and fish based diet helps with leptin which is high due to inflammation in body - fish oil reduces inflammatory markers and helps with weight loss. ...Read more

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What body types does virgin coconout oil help to lose weight?

What body types does virgin coconout oil help to lose weight?

Hmmm: Weight loss is driven by a simple principle: eat less calories than you use every day. Coconut oil can only help if you eat less calories than you burn. Body types are irrelevant. There are select people who are morbidly obese who require surgery to decrease daily intake. Most other folks just need to cut down portion size and exercise more. ...Read more

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What foods will help me lose weight and gain muscle?

Protein: Protein increase and monitor carbs, ideally you could use a nutritionist to assist. Some personal trainers are particulary good with targetted diet. It is always helpful to rememberthat diet overall must be balanced. ...Read more

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Can you tell me if green tea extract and cla can help lose belly fat?

Can you tell me if green tea extract and cla can help lose belly fat?

Neither of these: will cause you to lose fatty tissue specifically from your abdomen. ...Read more

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What nutrients can help me lose weight?

What nutrients can help me lose weight?

ADHS (vasopressin) by Biotics: If you want to do only 1 product do adhs (vasopressin) - it is researched and helps people loose 8 pounds a month (2 pounds per week) need 2 pills in the morning. If you want to do this a healthy way - detox your body and learn about ionithermie which eliminates toxins, tonify body and helps you stay healthy in addition. ...Read more

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Can cinnamon water help lose weight?

Blood sugar: Cinnamon can help to balance your blood sugar which can indirectly help with weight loss, but by itself, cinnamon is not a weight loss product. ...Read more

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Will cayenne pepper help me lose weight?

Will cayenne pepper help me lose weight?

Unlikely to happen: Eating foods that contain cayenne pepper can help with weight loss only if a person doesn't increase the total amount of calories eaten per day. For example, eating spicy food might lower a person's appetite, so he doesn't eat as much at that meal. However, drinking a root beer float to wash down the spiciness will give a person lots of sugar & fat calories, thus increasing his calories & weight. ...Read more

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How exactly does flaxseed oil help gain weight?

How exactly does flaxseed oil help gain weight?

There are 120 : calories for each tablespoon of flaxseed oil. That can add up fast. ...Read more

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How much weight can I lose drinking castor oil?

How much weight can I lose drinking castor oil?

Castor oil is: Laxative and will make you have loose stool. It is also possible to have diarrhea . If your intake matches the out put there should not be any weight lose . However , if you are restricting your intake you may loose some not because castor oil is a weight loss medicine because you are restricting . If you believe that you need to restrict your intake and loose weight , please talk to your pcp. ...Read more

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I'm underweight. Will eating coconut oil everyday help to fatten me up?

I'm underweight. Will eating coconut oil everyday help to fatten me up?

Need more info: What is your height and weight? If you are otherwise healthy but skinny, trying to put on weight would not be a good idea. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex, if you have sex. ...Read more

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Can detox water really help me to lose weight or maybe just help me balanced my weight ?

Can detox water really help me to lose weight or maybe just help me balanced my weight ?

Nonsense; Marketing: The human body, like all living creature open systems, is continuously doing detoxification; crucial to staying alive. Open system means everything the body is composed of is constantly changing; rates varying from extremely rapidly to very slowly. Most marketing depends on people not understanding engineering (life is the most complex) & promoting overly simplistic ideas of little/no truth. ...Read more

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