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Doctor insights on: Do Body Suits Help You Lose Weight

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Dr. Dariush Saghafi
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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 part of the body does bicycling help you lose weight?

What part of the body does bicycling help you lose weight?

Generalized: Biking causes calorie burn which helps to lose weight but not in a specific area. However, it will help to shape and tone buttocks, legs, abs. ...Read more

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If i duct tape my body will i lose weight?

If i duct tape my body will i lose weight?

That is a TERRIBLE: Idea. No, it won't cause any significant weight loss and could be harmful to your body. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how i can lose weight on upper body?

Spot fat loss does : not occur naturally. By losing weight in general some may be upper body fat. But, we don't get to choose what area of body fat is lost from. Eat healthy & be physically active. Calories burned must > those consumed. ...Read more

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Could you lose weight/body fat without eating fruit and veg ?

Yes: However, it is healthier & easier if you eat 5 servings of vegetables & 4 servings of fruit per day. Calories consumed must be < calories burned. It is 3, 500 calories per pound. Good luck. ...Read more

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What body types does virgin coconout oil help to lose weight?

Hmmm: Weight loss is driven by a simple principle: eat less calories than you use every day. Coconut oil can only help if you eat less calories than you burn. Body types are irrelevant. There are select people who are morbidly obese who require surgery to decrease daily intake. Most other folks just need to cut down portion size and exercise more. ...Read more

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Wanted to know if all body parts slim down when you lose weight?

Wanted to know if all body parts slim down when you lose weight?

There are no: guarantees where the weight will come from or if loss will be equally distributed. ...Read more

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Is it possible to target specific parts of your body weight trying to lose weight?

Is it possible to target specific parts of your body weight trying to lose weight?

No: You really have no control over where on your body you will lose weight. Hitting targeted areas, such as the abs with crunches, helps build muscle and lean out, but it doesn't result in weight loss just in the mid-section. To target specific areas of fat like the love handles requires something like liposuction. Some seem to lose more in certain areas quicker, but this is more genetics. ...Read more