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Can Slimfast meal replacement make you lose your hair?

Can Slimfast meal replacement make you lose your hair?

Probably not: There really shouldn't be any reason for a protein shake or a meal-replacement shake to make you lose your hair. However, you should get any potential allergies checked out. On a related topic, please be sure to look at fat and calorie content in any of these shakes. Some meal replacements may be adding more calories than you think. Good luck! ...Read more

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Are protein bars a good meal replacement when trying to lose weight?

Are protein bars a good meal replacement when trying to lose weight?

Protein bars: Protein bars can be a good meal replacement or can be a excess calories like a candy bar. Look at the label and ingredients. ...Read more

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I do a lot of walking to help lose weight. I am thinking of adding idealshape meal replacement shakes. Would you recommend this?

I do a lot of walking to help lose weight. I am thinking of adding idealshape meal replacement shakes. Would you recommend this?

Walking & shakes: Meal replacement shakes are fine as long as they are low in carbohydrate and surgar, and high in protein content (at least 20grams of protein). However, more important than the shakes would be exercise. Walking is really not adequate exercise to lose weight. You will really benefit from cardio exercise (treadmill, bike, elliptical) to get your hr up to your target hr. That will make you lose wt. ...Read more

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Does complan meal replacement help you lose weight ?

Does complan meal replacement help you lose weight ?

Lose weight: If you are concerned about weight I strongly recommend you make an appointment with a Dietitian! Hope things go well - please let me know! ...Read more

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Since breakfast is rough on the go , what type of meal replacement could be used for someone trying to lose weight and fatty liver and glucose intoler?

Since breakfast is rough on the go , what type of meal replacement could be used for someone trying to lose weight and fatty liver and glucose intoler?

Consider protein: shakes in the morning, e.g., Dream Protein by Doctors for Nutrition. Also, consider Greens First, powdered fruits and vegetables by the same company. Other companies make such products. Just be sure the protein powder is from free range cows, not ones fed w/hormones and antibiotics. Peace and good health ...Read more

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I have gastric pain when I skip my meal or eat late. Now I want to lose weight, im thinking of drinking weightloss meal replacement? Is it ok?

I have gastric pain when I skip my meal or eat late. Now I want to lose weight, im thinking of drinking weightloss meal replacement? Is it ok?

Why do you have pain: First thing is to figure out why you have pain when you postpone eating? Losing weight if you have weight to lose, can be a great thing for your health, but don't ignore signs that your body is telling you if they are not going away. Ulcers are common and can be treated by seeing your doctor. Gastric pain can be related to other more serious conditions that you will want to rule out. Take care! ...Read more

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Why does it seem like meal replacement and protein shakes don't fill me up or curb my hunger? I normally don't eat a whole lot, but at times can.

Why does it seem like meal replacement and protein shakes don't fill me up or curb my hunger?  I normally don't eat a whole lot, but at times can.

One possible reason: There are probably several reasons for protein shakes not curbing hunger. One reason is that protein shakes are a dense food compared to let's say lettuce and spinach. A pound of greens would fill up more of your stomach than a pound of protein shakes. The stomach has stretch receptors that notify the brain when it is filled with food. The brain then generates a feeling of fullness and less hunger ...Read more

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Is eating Greek yogurt a good meal replacement?

Is eating Greek yogurt a good meal replacement?

No: Too much healthy food at the expense of balanced diet is still a bad idea. Yogurt contains sugar- carbs, proteins and variable fats. No fiber, limited vitamins. It is not meant to be a meal replacement in general. Balanced diets contain all,food groups and provide nutrition that is adequate for good health and energy. This can be the dairy part. ...Read more

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Which hair replacement procedure works best for men?

Which hair replacement procedure works best for men?

Single follicular: The most natural results are obtained withings single follicular unit transplants. This means that hairs are placed one by one to fill the area of hair loss. This can be done with a strip or follicular unit extraction. No one will know you had a hair transplant. ...Read more

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How does hair replacement work and what does it cost?

How does hair replacement work and what does it cost?

Many techniques: Hair replacement can be accomplished with hairpieces ( wigs), hair rearrangement, topical medications or systemic hormone alteration, flaps or grafts. Currently the practice if transferring a single or a few hair follicles is very popular (fue) and produce excellent results. Cost are typically charged per hair unit transferred with reductions for larger grafts. ...Read more

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Are visalus (specifically visalus) meal replacement shakes good for you?

Maybe: Visalus is not fda aprroved. The company does not manufacture it's products according to pharmaceutical standards voluntarily. Always research your nutritional supplements carefully before use. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Muscle milk as a meal replacement 2x a day, is this okay?

Muscle milk as a meal replacement 2x a day, is this okay?

More balance in need: Protein increase and monitor carbs, ideally you could use a nutritionist to assist. Some personal trainers are particulary good with targetted diet. It is always helpful to rememberthat diet overall must be balanced. The muscle milk is not a replacement but a supplement. ...Read more

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Can you please recommend a weightloss meal replacement shake?

Can you please recommend a weightloss meal replacement shake?

Weightloss: Many out there. Consider 25mg or so of elemental whey. Steer clear of heavily processed and artificial flavors. ...Read more

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Does Advocare Meal Replacement Shake damage the liver ?

Does Advocare Meal Replacement Shake damage the liver ?

Be advised.: I have had a patient with a significant reaction to Advocare in the past, so be careful. I would make sure you review it with your physician before taking it. Your response to it will be determined by your current condition. ...Read more

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What is follicle replacement surgery for hair restoration?

What is follicle replacement surgery for hair restoration?

Hair transplant: Hair transplant today is done with follicular units. This means that, one by one, a hair follicle is inserted into the scalp to produce a natural appearance. ...Read more

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Planning wedding. What is recovery time after hair replacement?

Planning wedding. What is recovery time after hair replacement?

One week: Hair replacement surgery is very effective for returning hair density to areas of hair loss. Down time is minimal. In fact, you can return to most normal activity within 2 days. You will have some scabbing that will take about a week to resolve. ...Read more