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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. Lynne Weixel
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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

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Will gulocophage help me lose weight?

Will gulocophage help me lose weight?

If you have diabetic: Problems ; are overweight it can be a good adjunct to exercise and a good nutrition plan. ...Read more

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What nutrients can help me lose weight?

ADHS (vasopressin) by Biotics: If you want to do only 1 product do adhs (vasopressin) - it is researched and helps people loose 8 pounds a month (2 pounds per week) need 2 pills in the morning. If you want to do this a healthy way - detox your body and learn about ionithermie which eliminates toxins, tonify body and helps you stay healthy in addition. ...Read more

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Thoughts? Could salad help me lose weight?

Thoughts? Could salad help me lose weight?

Could, but be wise..: Depending on how you fix your salad, it could contain a few hundred to even a few thousand calories. Salads are tricky. Mixed greens with vegetables and light dressing would be best, perhaps with some tuna or salmon added for protein. Avoid creamy dressings, ham, cheese, bacon bits. ...Read more

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Can welbutrin help me lose weight?

Can welbutrin help me lose weight?

Wellbutrin (bupropion) is used : In the treatment of atypical depression and for smoking cessation (zyban). Studies show that some depressed people who are physically active and mindful of food intake are successful at losing moderate weight when taking wellbutrin (bupropion). ...Read more

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Could cipralex help me lose weight?

Lexapro (escitalopram): Lexapro (escitalopram) is generally fairly weight neutral (someone could also gain or lose weight on it). If you are depressed & overweight & tend to overeat as a symptom, than maybe the lexapro (escitalopram) would help. But - it is not considered a weight loss medication. ...Read more

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Can going vegan help me lose weight?

Often times - yes: Many people do lose weight when they switch to a vegan lifestyle. Calories burned must exceed calories consumed. ...Read more

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Could green tea help me lose weight?

Could green tea help me lose weight?

Minimally: 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

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Can frozen meals help me lose weight?

Can frozen meals help me lose weight?

What kind?: http://articles.mercola.com/sites/articles/archive/2011/12/10/dr-don-huber-interview-part-1.aspx - genetically engineered foods even if frozen are dangerous whereas home cooked frozen ones from proper source better. ...Read more

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Can going gluten free help me lose weight?

Can going gluten free help me lose weight?

Gluten free diet: A gluten free diet is not for losing weight. A lot of people end up losing weight, though, because gluten is in many high carb, high calorie foods. If you eliminate cakes, cookies, breads, pastas, and beer, you probably would lose weight. ...Read more