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If my goal is to lose weight to increase energy, should I quit drink 4 to 5 cups of coffee a day?

If my goal is to lose weight to increase energy, should I quit drink 4 to 5 cups of coffee a day?

Yes: Too much caffeine can be bad for you. It can cause rebound fatigue or rebound headaches, increased pulse and dehydration. Replace those cups of coffee with water. ...Read more

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Dr. Barbara Lavi
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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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How do I only drink water when trying to lose weight? Really used to coffee mutiple times a day..

How do I only drink water when trying to lose weight? Really used to coffee mutiple times a day..

Calories in-calories: The real key to losing weight is in the calories consumed versus the colorier expended (such as in exercise). The key is to drive your metabolism to burn FAT..... ...Read more

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I'm going on a 96 hours fast only drinking Diet Coke, coffee, and water. Will I lose weight? If so, how much?

I'm going on a 96 hours fast only drinking Diet Coke, coffee, and water. Will I lose weight? If so, how much?

Probably a pound or: 2. Also very unhealthy to 4 day fast on the items you have chosen to drink. Would recommend constant 1200 cal diet with lots of vegetables and fruit,salads to lose weight. ...Read more

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I exercise a lot and eat healthy, but I am not losing weight. I drink a lot of coffee, is there a correlation between this? Insulin sensitivity?

Eat?do? are?: Successful weight loss depends on 3 basic issues: 1-what you eat: (diet) free meat,fish, poultry, fresh fruits and vegetables with lots of fiber ( bran/cereals) 6-8 fist sized portions/day with 8-10 glasses of water/day . 2- what you do: burst interval high and low impact aerobics/cross train with free weights. 3- who you are (?)- that picture of yourself looking fit or trim fixed to your mirror ...Read more

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Dose drinking coffee without sugar or milk help with PCOS and with losing weight?

Dose drinking coffee without sugar or milk help with PCOS and with losing weight?

PCOS: Drinking coffee by itself does not help but if you avoid sugar, processed foods, gluten - bread, pasta, and eat lots of vegetables 6-8 servings a day then this will help. ...Read more

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Does drinking make you lose weight at all?

Does drinking make you lose weight at all?

Water: Drink water. Do not drink soda or juice. If you are looking for some "miracle" weight loss and "fountain of youth" elixer you are fooling yourself. Avoid sugars, fried foods, vegetable oils, soy products, aspartame and other artificial sweeteners. ...Read more

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Could any product you eat/drink actually make you lose weight?

Could any product you eat/drink actually make you lose weight?

To Lose Weight: It is NOT what you eat, IT IS, what is eating you! Understand the stresses in your life- eating due to sadness, frustration, loneliness, boredom: concern about your appearance and desire to have approval of family and friends. Have Balanced Diet with Protein, Fat, carbohydrates, Minerals, and Vitamins. Start with 1500 Calories/day and daily exercise to lose weight. See a Nutritionist. ...Read more

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How can drinking water make you lose weight?

How can drinking water make you lose weight?

Has less calories: Drinking water may not help you burn more calories, but it avoids adding extra calories that have little nutritional value. By drinking water you allow your body to burn more of the calories you obtain from foods rather then having to "waste" the effort burning the calories obtained from soda, ice tea, or some other sweetened drink. So, you need to cut back on the sweetened drinks for it to work. ...Read more

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Can drinking lots of green tea make you lose weight?

Can drinking lots of green tea make you lose weight?

Minor weight loss: Effect. Green tea has a diuretic effect so you lose water weight. The linus pauling institute reported a study that suggests green tea extracts acts as a plant-based alternative for glycemic control. Catechins in the tea may ^ thermogenesis. 3 to 4 cups/day can have health benefits. Drinking 5 or > cups of caffeinated green tea can lead to possible side effects. ...Read more