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Can you really lose weight eating wheat germ in lettuce wraps?

Can you really lose weight eating wheat germ in lettuce wraps?

Weight loss anytime: Losing weight has nothing to do with what you eat, a recent study showed. If you follow a diet that lowers your consumption of calories, you will lose weight whether it is high fat or low fat, high protein or low carb. It's basic math: eat less, weigh less. www.ncbi.nlm. Gov/pmc/articles/pmc2763382/. ...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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Can almond nuts help to lose weight on a gluten free diet?

Can almond nuts help to lose weight on a gluten free diet?

No: Although almond is good for your health if not eaten more than a small handful each day, it does not cause you to lose weight. However it is likely more satisfying than other higher-caloric foods and may lead to some weight loss if you are not an obsessive eater. There is no negative calorie foods else the diet industry would have long gone. ...Read more

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Can cell food help you lose weight?

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Can cell food help you lose weight?

No: None of the holistic/naturalistic/homeopathic food supplements have any proven benefit in weight loss. It comes down to diet and exercise. ...Read more

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Can eating of boiled potatoes help to gain weight?

Can eating of boiled potatoes help to gain weight?

Sure, but...: Eating more of anything can help you gain weight. Better to eat more calories but maintain a balanced diet with added fats and proteinsm as well as carbs. Also, important to exercise (especially muscle-building) so as not to just increase percent body fat alone. Look for high calorie, high nutrient foods like nuts, potatoes, fish, etc. ...Read more

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Does healthy gut bacteria help us gain weight or lose weight ?

Does healthy gut bacteria help us gain weight or lose weight ?

It depends...: Those who are overweight often have an imbalance of intestinal flora and improving this will help one to lose weight. Those who are underweight may have a different type of imbalance and improving this can help you gain weight. If your weight is appropriate then healthy flora will not contribute to weight gain or loss. See http://tinyurl.com/hhb6g9y for more information. ...Read more

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Will water help you lose weight with the atkin's diet?

Will water help you lose weight with the atkin's diet?

Not really: The atkins diet tends to concentrate on proteins and fats. This can cause a person to be ketotic and build up of protein with overwhelming of the kidneys. It is my understanding that the extra water you drink will help the kidneys to filter the blood stream and keep you from damaging your kidneys, but i don't think the physical water contributes to the weight loss. Ask a nutritionist for more inf. ...Read more

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Substituted chocolates, biscuits and junk snacks with cashew nuts and almonds to lose weight. Will it help lose weight given nuts are high in calorie?

Substituted chocolates, biscuits and junk snacks with cashew nuts and almonds to lose weight. Will it help lose weight given nuts are high in calorie?

Yes!: Eating 3 oz. Of almonds a day instead of the same amount of calories from complex carbs leads to increased weight loss. Many other studies suggest that limiting carbs is one of the best strategies for weight loss even if healthy fats are substituted.See http://www.Webmd.Com/diet/news/20031107/almonds-may-help-in-weight-loss ; http://www.Naturalblaze.Com/2013/10/almonds-diet-weight-loss.Html. ...Read more

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Can whey protein help in weight loss?

Can whey protein help in weight loss?

Protein: Yes, any protein can help by releasing glucagon which then in turn causes fat stores to be released. ...Read more

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How quickly can you lose weight with vegan raw food diet?

How quickly can you lose weight with vegan raw food diet?

It can be fast: You may enjoy it, and this will cause you to lose weight because you're making food choices that aren't greasy / sugary / extremely tasty so you won't overeat. You must supplement or you'll damage your nervous system. An even better option is to get with your physician and examine your diet and exercise habits -- fitness activities make friends for you & lifestyle change keeps you lean long-term. ...Read more

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Can chlorophyll help lose weight?

Can chlorophyll help lose weight?

Possibly.: Thylakoids in chlorophyll may help to suppress appetite. Don't anticipate weight loss without healthy nutrition choices, physical activities and insuring that calories burned > calories consumed. ...Read more

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Can chlorophyll help lose weight?

Can chlorophyll help lose weight?

Not likely: Healthy diet and exercise regularly will help lose weight. There is no magic pill or supplement. ...Read more

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Can yogurt and water help shed weight ?

Can yogurt and water help shed weight ?

Weight loss: Greek yogurt in particular is a good nutritious source, however yogurt and water should not be your only plan, eat a balanced plant based diet with regular aerobic exercise and you should lose weight. Best. ...Read more

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Will going on a low-carbohydrate diet help me lose weight faster?

Will going on a low-carbohydrate diet help me lose weight faster?

Not necessarily: You need to restrict caloric intake and exercise to burn more calories to lose weight. Low carbohydrate diet is marginally better, but you can gain weight on a low carbohydrate diet if you eat fats and proteins in an amount that more than makes up for the carbohydrate deficit. ...Read more

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How can eating lots of fat and no carbs help you lose weight?

How can  eating lots of fat and no carbs help you lose weight?

Depends on the fats: A body's metabolism varies person: person and a diet heavy in poly unsat. Oils vis saturated oils differs that fat though oils can become fats. Initially your body is looking for simpler fuels to utilize, and without carbs it is forced to use alternate fuels ie proteins and fats. Fat has a lot more energy release- and once your body is forced to use this fuel, long term- not good. ...Read more

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Can a celiac eat gluten on purpose for weight loss?

Can a celiac eat gluten on purpose for weight loss?

Nope. : You risk not absorbing nutrients and even developing certain cancers. This is definitely not a good strategy! Changing your behavior is HARD! Here is a health game that will help! Commit to tracking your nutrition and weighing in weekly. Losing just 10 pounds can reverse diabetic state. https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/personal-medicine+/id846379884?m ...Read more

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Quickest way to lose weight without exercising? Does the wheat diet work or the liquid diet?

Quickest way to lose weight without exercising? Does the wheat diet work or the liquid diet?

Weight Loss Rules: There is not a quickest way to weight loss that does not include exercise. This bizarre question is a very common one. I cannot understand why so many humans think there is some fad or magic to weight loss. There is no magic. The only true weight loss that is able to be maintained means a full life change. One must limit the calories, eat more protein calories than anything else and exercise! ...Read more

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Can you lose weight while on a gluten-free casein-free diet?

Can you lose weight while on a gluten-free casein-free diet?

Yes, but: Not because of elimination of these particular foods but rather due to an overall reduction of overall calories. ...Read more

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Does threptin biscuit help to gain weight?

Weight gain: Threptin biscuits can be used as part of a weight gain plan. Please use as directed. ...Read more

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How can I lose weight on gluten and dairy free diet?

How can I lose weight on gluten and dairy free diet?

These food : restrictions may help but you will still need to insure that calories burned exceed calories consumed. Exercise would need to be part of your nutrition plan. ...Read more

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