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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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
It depends: It depends of the calories and carbohydrates contained in the meal shake. ...Read more
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
I have hypothyroidism and can't seem to lose weight. I rarely get hungry so I've added meal replacement shakes to my diet & 1 meal. What's wrong?
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
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
Is splenda (sucralose) dangerous? I'm using a meal replacement shake with sucralose in it. I'll also use it as a sweetener in coffee or in baking. Since i'm trying to lose weight, i thought this might be better than regular sugar. I've noticed many peopl
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Weightloss: Many out there. Consider 25mg or so of elemental whey. Steer clear of heavily processed and artificial flavors. ...Read more
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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