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Doctor insights on: Can I Lose Weight Drinking Only Chicken Broth

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If i eat nothing but chicken and lettuce and drink waterwill i lose weight?

If i eat nothing but chicken and lettuce and drink waterwill i lose weight?

Probably: Chicken is lean meat, if you do not eat the skin. The total calories with this regimen would be minimal. But you must e careful to vary the diet as least once a week to prent certain deficiencies. A good multivitamin will help. Of course if you are skinny to start with, maybe weight loss is not what you want to do. ...Read more

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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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My doctor said drink chicken bullion or other clear broth or soup. What soups are clear?

Plain broth: Anything that is just liquid, and does not contain solid matter or milk is a clear liquid: chicken broth, beef broth, etc. No noodles. No rice. No vegetables. ...Read more

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Hi doc I have diverticulitis and started drinking clear liquids the last 3 days but when I drink chicken broth it gives me the runs is that normal.

Hi doc I have diverticulitis and started drinking clear liquids the last 3 days but when I drink chicken broth it gives me the runs is that normal.

Not the soup: You probably have diarrhea because of inflammation around your colon. If this persists, you should see your doctor as it may be an indication that the infection isn't clearing. You may also become dehydrated. ...Read more

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Can u lose weight drinking different broths i need to try to lose within 3 months?

Can u lose weight drinking different broths i need to try to lose within 3 months?

Calorie Restriction: Balanced calorie restriction is the best method for healthy weight loss. Eliminating 500 calories a day, with at least 3 days a week of exercise is the safest approach. Exercise is to increase your bmr, not for the actual weight loss. Reducing the carbohydrated percentage of total ingested calories is also wise. See a nutritionist. ...Read more

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Can i lose weight drinking water?

Can i lose weight drinking water?

Yes!: Especially if drunk before and with a meal. It fills you, and you eat less. Also, there may be some truth that your body must boost metabolism, if you drink "cold, " water. This is controversial, but the first statement is not. However, we all should drink two quarts per day! and it will help a diet. This question is the easiest nutritional support advice i can give! ...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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What can you drink to lose weight and stay strong?

What can you drink to lose weight and stay strong?

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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Is drinking vinger to lose weight bad for my health?

Is drinking vinger to lose weight bad for my health?

Yes: Yes it is and it will not help you lose any weight as well. It might make you feel sick and vomit, but that's no way to lose weight.
Lose weight by eliminating 2 or 3 causes of your weight gain, enclosed is a list of causes of everyone's weight gain, pick the top 2 causes on the list and make some simple changes. It beats vinegar! ...Read more

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Im trying to lose weight but don't know what to eat and drink?

Im trying to lose weight but don't know what to eat and drink?

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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Will i lose weight if i stop drinking?

Certainly : If by drinking you mean alcohol, you would most certainly lose weiht if you are drinking excessive amounts. Alcohol has a very high caloric content which they body converts to and preserves as fat therby causing weight gain. ...Read more

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How much water to drink to lose weight safely?

How much water to drink to lose weight safely?

No calories: Water has no calories, therefore, it really has no long term significant affect on weight. ...Read more

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Is there any way to lose weight by drinking cabbage water?

Is there any way to lose weight by drinking cabbage water?

A fad: This is a fad diet, do not waste your time. Weight loss is acheived through reduction of caloric intake plus increase in caloric usage. In other words, eat less, burn more calories. There are some metabolic conditions that make weight loss much more difficult because some people cannot normally burn calories. ...Read more

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Approximately how much water should I drink to lose weight?

Approximately how much water should I drink to lose weight?

Lifestyle changes: Drinking water alone won't help you lose wt, if you don't change other variables of your life--other foods/drinks and activities. If drinking water alone helps people lose wt, no drug company would spend money on making wt loss pills. So, drink plenty of water, cut down the sweet/alcohol drinks, reduce food intake/junk foods, and increase physical activities will help. Consult doc. Good luck. ...Read more

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Why do you have to drink sooo much water in order to lose weight?

Why do you have to drink sooo much water in order to lose weight?

Hydration is VIP: It takes more water to burn fat than it does to burn protein or carb. If your body is even slightly dehydrated you will derail fat burning and burn the other "fuels" instead. Most of us are slightly dehydrated anyway so it seem to take a lot of water - some to get you adequately hydrated and then more to burn fat. ...Read more

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Approximately how much water should I be drinking to lose weight?

Approximately how much water should I be drinking to lose weight?

Wishful thinking: Drinking water alone won't help you lose wt, if you don't change other variables of your life--other foods/drinks and activities. If drinking water alone helps people lose wt, no drug company would spend money on making wt loss pills. So, drink plenty of water, cut down the sweet/alcohol drinks, reduce food intake/junk foods, and increase physical activities will help. Consult doc. Good luck. ...Read more

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If I'm trying to lose weight but I drink lots of water, won't I gain water weight?

Water intake weight: Water is the foundation of life, the major content of most organisms, and carries nutrients to your cells .
Water flushes toxins out of vital organs,
Drinking water does affect weight significantly enough to be seen on a scale immediately. Usually, in a 24 hour period, there is cycle through process of gaining water weight and losing water weight.
Drinking lot of Soda and Beer can cause Weight ...Read more

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Can i lose weight by drinking too much water?

Can i lose weight by drinking too much water?

No.: Only caloric intake and expenditure affect your weight. Water contains no calories and adds no significant energy expenditure. ...Read more

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Could drinking laxatives help you lose weight?

Could drinking laxatives help you lose weight?

Temporarily: Because you will loose lots of water weight. Long use is not recommended and could be dangerous. ...Read more

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What liquid or juices are good to drink to lose weight?

Weight loss: In my opinion, people often focus too much on diet supplements when considering weight loss. There is far too little emphasis on activity. Even a brisk walk once per day can raise metabolic rate for 18 hours afterward. In short, high fiber, high protein diets have a prolonged gastric transit time. These foods stay in the stomach a long time give satiety (appetite suppression). +Run & swim ...Read more

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Hi docs, would i lose weight if i stop drinking all soda?

Hi docs, would i lose weight if i stop drinking all soda?

If all other factors: Are held the same and caloric expenditure exceeds caloric intake - then yes. That goes for regular calorie and diet sodas. ...Read more

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Thoughts? Could only eating apples and drinking tons of water help me lose weight?

Thoughts? Could only eating apples and drinking tons of water help me lose weight?

Yes,: Do it but also check in with your doc as well regularly, so any problems you might come across, be DX and properly sorted out.
Regular exercises will greatly help as well.
Good luck. ...Read more

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Drink baking soda water to lose weight?

Drink baking soda water to lose weight?

Weight loss food: Try to drink more water and eat more fruits and vegetables. Baking soda water does not cause weight loss. ...Read more

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How can drinking water help lose weight?

How can  drinking water help 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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Could drinking green tea help lose weight?

Could drinking green tea help lose weight?

When combined w: Exercise program ; appropriate nutrition - it can assist w weight loss. 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 >. ...Read more

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Can drinking alcohol cause you to lose weight?

Can drinking alcohol cause you to lose weight?

Sometimes: Alchol beverages = lots of calories, so many people get the opposite. But with severe drinking - some people will drink instead of eat and become malnourished. The more thin and malnourished you are the more susceptible to adverse medical effects of alcohol. Alcoholic korsakoff's dementia - or wernikes-korsakoffs is usuallly seen in heavy drinkers w/ vitamin deficiency. ...Read more