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Does gum make you fat or does is make you lose weight?

Does gum make you fat or does is make you lose weight?

Its not the gum : Gum can be unhealthy because of artificial dyes, sweetners or sugar. Some xylitol gums are healthy. The behavior of the person chewing the gum will influence whether there is weight gain or loss. ...Read more

Dr. Eric Weisman
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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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Doctors can you tell me how often should I chew gum to lose weight on my face?

Doctors can you tell me how often should I chew gum to lose weight on my face?

Chew gum: Chewing gum will not make you lose weight on your face. All that will do is exercise your chewing muscles. To lose weight on your face, you need to lose weight all over. ...Read more

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Can i take the reducta chewing gum to help lose weight while on lexapro (escitalopram)?

Can i take the reducta chewing gum to help lose weight while on lexapro (escitalopram)?

No: Although this compound has been thought to be considerably safe, there are no studies to date regarding drug drug interactions. The active ingredient is caralluma fimbriata. I would not personally use the product until such drug drug interaction safety data were to become available. ...Read more

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What if i only drink water and chew gum, how quick will i loose weight?

What if i only drink water and chew gum, how quick will i loose weight?

If you have : Symptoms, yes. Even if you don't have symptoms, your chances of not needing an operation for the rest of your life is small. Consult a surgeon for recommendation. ...Read more

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Is there good diets to help me lose weight?

Is there good diets to help me lose weight?

Yes and No.: In order to advise my patients on their weight loss journey, I evaluate them from a multi-factorial standpoint: Behavioral Patterns; Food Intake/Energy Expenditure; Food Sensitivities/Allergies; Metabolic Imbalances; Hormonal Imbalances; Neurotransmitter Imbalance, just to name a few. Actually, once any or all of these factors are addressed, invariably my patients lose the unwanted weight. ...Read more

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Could you help me lose weight and stick to it?

Could you help me lose weight and stick to it?

I can't take on : That task personally. But a nutritionist and a trainer could go a long way in helping you reach your goals. ...Read more

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Eating lesser doesn't seem to help me lose weight...

Eating lesser doesn't seem to help me lose weight...

It will: You must be patient. You don't gain weight quickly and it takes even longer to lose it. Keep a food diary .Look up the caloric content of your foods (see: www.Caloriecount.Com) - it's free. You may be eating smaller quantity but not necessarily good choices. Try to stick to fruit and veggies and avoid meat and sweets. ...Read more

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Are there any tricks to help me lose weight in a healthy way?

Are there any tricks to help me lose weight in a healthy way?

Make a good plan: Change your behavior and stick with it. Technically, losing weight is simple physics. Currently there is exess fuel in your body stored as fat. If you'd like to reduce the excess fuel you carry you'll need to burn it up (use it). In order to use it up you'll need to eat less (food fuel) than you burn through exercise (movement). Make a consistent effort to take in less fuel and move more. ...Read more

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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