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Dr. Julie Abbott
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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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What are some fast ways to lose weight without diet supplements or anything?

What are some fast ways to lose weight without diet supplements or anything?

Unprocessed foods: One of the keys to losing weight and keeping it off is to do it in a thoughtful and meaningful way. This includes having the right perspective on food, exercise, sleep, and stress. For food, eat mostly a plant based diet with lots of vegetables, fruits, nuts, beans, seeds, and whole graims and for protein eat wild fish like salmon every other day. Avoid processed foods. Exercise up to 45 minutes. ...Read more

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Are negative calorie foods a real thing? Does eating them make you lose weight faster?

Are negative calorie foods a real thing?  Does eating them make you lose weight faster?

???: Not real so far. Cucumbers and red beet and a lot of other vegetable are very very low on calories. But never negative. Does not exist so far. I would love to invent them and get a patent on it. Therefore this is all money making stuff so far. ...Read more

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What are some pills that make you lose weight fast?

What are some pills that make you lose weight fast?

Weight loss: The following are FDA approved: Alli, Xenical (orlistat),Meridia (sibutramine), Adipex-P (phentermine) and Sanorex (mazindol). However, I recommend exercise and food control with healthy diet if you want to lose weight. ...Read more

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What can I do to lose weight without fad diets?

What can I do to lose weight without fad diets?

Diet: You should have a complete evaluation and find a physician that participates in a comprehensive life change program that involves nutritional changes, exercise, and psychological/behavior modification. ...Read more

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Will that make you gain weight if you don't eat the recommended amount of calorie intake while losing weight?

Will that make you gain weight if you don't eat the recommended amount of calorie intake while losing weight?

Maybe: If you constantly eat too little your body can go into a survival mode thinking that food is not avialble and reduce your metabolism. Generally when on a weightloss program, the set calories are an average per day (you may go over one day & under one) but try to stay close to the suggested amount so your body does not think it is being starved. ...Read more

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Are there any pills that make you lose weight fast?

Weight loss meds: I can’t personally make recommendations for weight loss products but the following are FDA approved: Alli, Xenical (orlistat),Meridia (sibutramine), Adipex-P (phentermine) and Sanorex (mazindol). ...Read more

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Could you lose weight without changing your diet?

Could you lose weight without changing your diet?

Yes: Decreasse your portion size. A patient of mine who eats out all the time, now eats less than half of what is given and saves the rest for subsequent meals. He has been successful in losing weight. I wish you luck as well. ...Read more

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I really want to lose my weight fast. Is there any diet pill or any remedy that you use to lose weight fast?

No: I don't think its wise to take drugs to try to lose weight fast. But just changing your diet drastically can help. I just saw a diet - the "virgin diet" which says if you stop eating 7 foods, for 7 days, you will lose 7 pounds. The foods to stop are - dairy, gluten, eggs, peanuts, sugar, soy, corn. These are common allergens, which contribute to weight gain. ...Read more

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How can I lose weight quick because I gained weight so quick. Is there any specific food to make us lose weight quickly?

How can I lose weight quick because I gained weight so quick. Is there any specific food to make us lose weight quickly?

Rapid weight loss: Rapid changes in weight, either up or down, is not good for your metabolism. The best way to lose weight is to eat smaller portions of healthy foods, drink plenty of water and adopt a sensible exercise plan. A goal of one pound weight loss per month would be a healthy start. ...Read more

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What are good healthy diet foods i can buy to lose weight and exercise?

What are good healthy diet foods i can buy to lose weight and exercise?

Nutrition: Eat healthfully. Try to eat at least 5 servings of vegetables ; 4 of fruit per day. Increase nutritional fiber. Avoid refined sugar ; junk carbohydrates. Avoid alcohol, sweetened juices, soda ; caffeinated beverages. Aim for 7.5 to 8 hrs of sleep / night. Hydrate w at least 64 oz of water / day. Calories burned must > calories consumed. Be physically active with both cardio ; weight training. ...Read more

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Can you tell me are diet pills, fat burning powders really necessary in losing weight?

Can you tell me are diet pills, fat burning powders really necessary in losing weight?

Diet pill: My philosophy is that the best way to lose weight is not by dieting or a pill, but by changing your lifestyle to a healthier one. You don't need a drastic diet. Make small changes. Eat the right portions, eat 3-5 small meals a day, cut back on carbs and sugars, increase lean protein/veggie/fruit/water intake, ; start doing some cardiovascular exercise. Most physicians wouldn't suggest a diet pill. ...Read more

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Can the ketogenic diet make you lose weight within a week?

Can the ketogenic diet make you lose weight within a week?

Yes: This type of diet will result in some weight loss during the first week. Most of this will be water weight rather than body fat, however. Ketogenic diets can have adverse effects, so close physician supervision is recommended. ...Read more

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Is it possible to lose weight without diet pills?

Is it possible to lose weight without diet pills?

Absolutely: Daily exercise, portion control, increasing protein in your diet and limiting fats and sugars are just some of the ways to lose weight. See a nutritionist for great advice for a balanced diet that is right for you. ...Read more

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Can you eat a little sugar during weight loss diet?

Can you eat a little sugar during weight loss diet?

Why: Why take in any extra calories (particularly empty calories without any nutrition or benefit) when you are trying to reduce caloric intake to lose weight. That makes absolutely no sense, does it? ...Read more

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Any tips to lose a little weight without diet pills or anything?

Any tips to lose a little weight without diet pills or anything?

Tips: To lose weight insure that calories burned > calories consumed. Drink at least 8 - 8 oz glasses of water per day. Try for 8 hours of sleep/night. Aim for at least 5 servings of vegetables & 4 servings of fruit per day. Use whole grain when possible. Avoid sodas, alcohol & junk carbohydrates. Get in a good mix of aerobic & weight lifting exercises. ...Read more

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What are things i can do to lose weight fast without diet or exercise?

What are things i can do to lose weight fast without diet or exercise?

Bariatric surgery: Stomach related surgery can result in weight loss but surgery should always be your last resort because there can always be surgical complications. ...Read more

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How can you gain weight on vegan diet and lose weight in vegan diet?

How can you gain weight on vegan diet and lose weight in vegan diet?

Vegetarian foods: To help with healthy weight gain: almonds, cashews, pecans, sunflower seeds, flax seeds, walnuts, hummus, avocadoes, granola, trail mix, dried fruits, extra virgin olive oil, canola oil, smoothies (with added silken tofu), pasta/ bagels ; use of juice rather than soda. ...Read more

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Does phen375 weight loss pills really work to lose weight fast?

Does phen375 weight loss pills really work to lose weight fast?

Dangerous: Phentermine is a stimulant like methamphetamine. It is addictive, cause irritability, anxiety, sweating, tremor, insomnia and dry mouth. More importantly it increases blood pressure and heart rate. A similar drug called Meridia was withdrawn by the fda after it was shown to cause heart attack and strokes. Unfortunately, the modest weight loss with Phentermine and tenuate is not worth the risks. ...Read more

Diet Pills (Definition)

Anorectic agents generally known as diet pills are medications which decrease or inhibit appetite and aid in the reduction of food intake, therefore aiding weightmloss. Most currently FDA-approved appetite medications are dispensed by prescription due to potential side effects and contraindications. Diet pills alone are seldom successful in deriving long-term weight reduction. They should only be taken under the direct supervision of a physician specifically trained in their use as a part of a multi-modal treatment program including diet, exercise, ...Read more


Dr. Arthur Heller
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Diet (Definition)

refers to all the physical matter humans (like all living creatures) must take in on a recurring basis; only partially for energy. Like all life on planet humans are open systems which keep tearing down their structure & require intake of atoms/molecules from which to rebuild their structure. Intestinal lining cells replaced ~every 3 days. CaPO4 in bones ~every 6 years, ...Read more