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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

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


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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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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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Can Metamucil help you lose weight?

Can Metamucil help you lose weight?

Metamucil body wt.: Not really, metamucil has no role as a weight loss agent.It is prescribed to make a bulk in the stool so you dont get constipation. ...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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How do the omega-3 fats help you lose to weight?

How do the omega-3 fats help you lose to weight?

As substitute: These fats do not directly facilitate weight loss but if they are substituted for other foods containing trans-fats, etc. They can help. ...Read more

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Can coffee help you lose weight?

Can coffee help you lose weight?

Possibly: Coffee is a stimulant because of the caffeine; and though it may help your metabolism along; it is not without risk...Stomach upset/ulceration primarily among them. Best to check in with your doctor about the best way for you to accomplish weight loss...Low fat diet/exercise is usually a good way to go. ...Read more

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Will overdosing on fish oil (omega-3) make you gain weight in any way?

Will overdosing on fish oil (omega-3) make you gain weight in any way?

Possibly: Fish oil is fat. Fat contains calories. Caloric intake causes weight gain. So, yes, it's possible. Although not likely from a single overdose. The label on the fish oil bottle should tell you how many calories are in a capsule (or 2 capsules) depending on the recommended dose. There is no evidence to show mega-. ...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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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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Can laxatives help you lose weight?

Can laxatives help you lose weight?

No: The effect on weight of laxatives is only an illusion. You soon gain the little weight lost as soon as your bowels are full again & you regain the body water lost. The best way to lose weight is diet and exercise. Try eliminating snacks or one meal a day or reduce meal portions by 1/4 - 1/3. Add aerobic exercises (30min - 1hr) 3-5 days a week and you will lose weight. Good luck! ...Read more

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Can black tea help you to lose weight?

Can black tea help you to lose weight?

No: The linus pauling institute reported a study that suggest extracts from green tea can act as a plant-based alternative for glycemic control. This does not extend to black tea. ...Read more

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Im trying to lose some weight, can simvastatin or metformin make you gain weight? can you lose weight using cla safflower oil or any of the other one

Im trying to lose some weight, can simvastatin or metformin make you gain weight? can you lose weight using cla safflower oil or any of the  other one

Lose weight: Changing weight is very simple. Eat fewer calories than you burn. I recommend getting myfitnssspal. Enter everything you eat or drink for say a week. Then cut this down by 500 calories a day and you should lose nicely. Keep us posted. ...Read more

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Is it helpful if i used flaxseed oil supplements to lose weight?

Is it helpful if i used flaxseed oil supplements to lose weight?

Flaxseed Oil: Eating Flaxseed will not cause weight loss in and of its self. One tablespoon has 120 calories. It can be an healthy alternative to taking in other types of fat while trying to lose weight. This is because you can consume it's polyunsaturated and mono-unsaturated fats instead of saturated fat and trans fats. ...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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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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Can laxatives help you to lose weight?

Can laxatives help you to lose weight?

Laxatives: Using laxatives to loose weight does not work and is dangerous. Your body can become dependent on them and you may shift into an eating disorder. Please see your doctor and ask about a low carb higher protein food plan. Peace and good health. ...Read more

Flaxseed (Definition)

The seed of the flax plant is very high in omega 3 fatty acids which are beneficial for health. They are most nutritious if 1-2 t are soaked in 2-4 t of water and blended into a drink or added into food. Ground flaxseeds are a nutritious source of fiber that can be added to food. They come as golden or brown. Their nutty taste make a delicious addition to foods ...Read more