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What in grapefruit juice causes you to lose weight?

What in grapefruit juice causes you to lose weight?

It doesn't: Grapefruit does not cause one to lose weight other than filling your stomach with a low calorie beverage. By doing this you help to keep your appetite in check. ...Read more

Dr. Ana Adelstein
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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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Drinking 2 liters of grapefruit juice to lose weight. Is this a good idea?

Drinking 2 liters of grapefruit juice to lose weight. Is this a good idea?

Food Myths: There would be no health benefit or any thing about drinking large amounts of grapefruit juice that would lead to any real or lasting weight loss. This is a false or inaccurate myth. ...Read more

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Can honey, lemon juice, and water help you lose weight?

Can honey, lemon juice, and water help you lose weight?

Belly fat: Lemon juice and honey can help the gallbladder cleanse. 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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Can pickle juice help me lose weight. I heard it eats fats in the stomache?

Can pickle juice help me lose weight. I heard it eats fats in the stomache?

Don't drink it!: There is nothing healthy (quite the contrary) about drinking pickle juice straight. With some variation, pickle juice contains water, vinegar, salt, sugar. These ingredients don't "eat fats." particle size of dietary fat is decreased by the stomach's churning action. Hydrolysis of fats (triglycerides) is a complex process involving pancreatic lipase, colipase, & detergent effects of bile salts. ...Read more

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Does prune juice help to lose weight?

Does prune juice help to lose weight?

Prune Juice: Prune juice may stimulate bowel movements, but this would be a temporary weight loss only -- and not much at that. If you're routinely constipated, consider increasing veggies, leafy greens, whole fruits (not juice -- too high in sugars to use all the time!), and other kinds of fiber. Also plenty of fresh water daily. These will help keep your GI system in good running order. ...Read more

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Can detox help me lose weight?I want to lose weight so bad because im near to overweight.. Is it ok to drink fruit juices only for atleast one week?

Can detox help me lose weight?I want to lose weight so bad because im near to overweight.. Is it ok to  drink fruit juices only for atleast one week?

Losing weight: To lose weight, get ur resting metabolism rate done(weight loss centers do this). This determines the total number of calories you need to lose 1-2lbs/week. Decreasing 500cal/day will give you a 1lb wt loss in 1wk; drink water (1/2 your body weight), eat small meals about 150-200cal 2-4x/(depending on your metabolism rate) and 500cal/meal at night: lean protein/veggies; avoid carbs, . ...Read more

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Can you lose weight by juicing?

Can you lose weight by juicing?

Not right way: This is not the correct way to loose weight by juicing.You can only loose weight by proper nutrition, changing your eating habits in well balanced meals low in carbs, avoiding simple sugars.Diet should be low in total calories depending on how much you need to loose, and inclusive of fruits, vegetables, poultry , fish and tree nuts but limited calories.And exercise to burn some calories that's the way. ...Read more

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Fruit Juice (Definition)

There is no indication for giving babies under one year of age fruit juices. Fruit juices do not contain the healthy nutrients that ...Read more