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Doctor insights on: Do Acai Berries Really Help You Lose Weight

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Do acai berries work to lose weight?

Do acai berries work to lose weight?

Anectdotal.: Although there is not reseach based evidence at this time, for acai berries helping with weight loss, it is reported anecdotally. The mechanism has yet to be explained. ...Read more

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Dr. Sheila Smith
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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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I need to know what's an acai berry and does it help you loose weight?

I need to know what's an acai berry and does it help you loose weight?

Acai: The acai berry is a fruit from acai trees in brazii. The acai berry contains antioxidants which are purported to reduce free radical formation & to help protect from some cancers. It is also reported to assist with weight loss and can be used as an oil in cosmetics. Like other fruits, if you eat too much of it at a time you could develop nausea, diarrhea or an uncomfortable stomach. The acai >. ...Read more

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Is that acai berry diet good for losing weight rapidly?

Is that acai berry diet good for losing weight rapidly?

Antioxidant benefit.: Acai berry is very high in antioxidants, like pomegranate and blueberry. Contrary to popular lore, there's no magic to Acai berry other than its potent antioxidant power. It's a low calorie option for people losing weight, though. ...Read more

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I love fruits and berries but i was told that these carry carbs and I am trying to lose weight. I was told to limit carbs but aren't these food good?

I love fruits and berries but i was told that these carry carbs and I am trying to lose weight. I was told to limit carbs but aren't these food good?

Good for you: The nutritional value of fruit especially berries make them good for you in spite of their carb content. Carb loaded foods without the extra nutrition are the ones that are important to avoid. Like everything else moderation is your best friend...Too much of a good thing is not good. The basic rule to keep in mind when trying to lose weight is that you should eat less calories and exercise. ...Read more

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Did anybody try acai berry weight loss pills?

Did anybody try acai berry weight loss pills?

Have not: I have not tried them. But i suspect that dietary fiber may be how they work. 1 ounce of acai berry juice contains approximately 15.6 calories. The açai berry has about 247 calories per 100-grams. 50 grams of powdered acai pulp has about 26 grams of dietary fiber. Because dietary fiber can help one to feel full it may be helpful for appetite suppression. ...Read more

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Have you tried the acai berry weight loss pills?

Have you tried the acai berry weight loss pills?

Not personally: 1 ounce of acai berry juice contains approximately 15.6 calories. The açai berry has about 247 calories per 100-grams. 50 grams of powdered acai pulp has about 26 grams of dietary fiber. Because dietary fiber can help one to feel full it may be helpful for appetite suppression. ...Read more

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Are acai berry supplements good to eat for weight loss?

Are acai berry supplements good to eat for weight loss?

Antioxidant benefit.: Acai berry is very high in antioxidants, like pomegranate and blueberry. Contrary to popular lore, there's no magic to Acai berry other than its potent antioxidant power. It's a low calorie option for people losing weight, though. ...Read more

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I am taking a weight loss flush pill that is called acai berry cleanse and I am supposed to take it 4 times a day. Is it healthy to take these?

I am taking a weight loss flush pill that is called acai berry cleanse and I am supposed to take it 4 times a day. Is it healthy to take these?

Scam: Acai palm fruit was the subject of a multi-level marketing scheme in the USA a few years ago. The marketers used a variety of fraudulent practices and ended up facing grave legal difficulties. A pilot study on the berries' effect on weight and health was a miserable failure nutrition journal. 10:45, 2011 if you are smart enough to be here, you are smart enough to see through false claims. ...Read more

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Are acai berry supplements effective for appetite suppression and weight loss?

Simple answer: NO!: Don't believe all the hype about acai. All the same crazy claims were also made for hoodia, chromium, products claimed to block cortisol and a bunch of other things. If you are trying to lose some weight, keep a diet log, cut way back on potatoes, bread (of all kinds), pasta, cereal, and rice and get more exercise. Then give it some time. Don't waste your $ on these supplements. ...Read more

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