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Can i lose weight using enema?

Can i lose weight using enema?

No: No, this would not be a good or healthy method of weight control. You might clean out some stool, but in the long run this does not weigh much. Best to work with your doctor on a long-term healthy food and exercise plan. Nutritionists and trainers can help you also. ...Read more

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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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Can i lose weight using enemas?

Can i lose weight using enemas?

Temporarily : You would loose wt as you have multiple bowel movements however this is only temporary, this is also a non- healthy way to do wt loss as you loose fluids , electrolytes that need to be replaced in our body. ...Read more

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Losing Weight (Checklist)

Eat moderate portions
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Eat a balanced diet
Once
Minimize or avoid junk food
Once
Avoid fast food
Once
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Do all exercises help you lose weight fast?

Do all exercises help you lose weight fast?

Cardio is best: Walking , jogging bike riding all help..Fast weight loss is related to what you eat more than what you do! ...Read more

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Losing Weight (Checklist)

Keep track of everything you eat
Daily
Start aerobic exercise
30 Min, Daily, forever
Increase exercise as tolerated
60 Min, Once, forever
Early on, visit your primary care physician to check general health
Yearly
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Are there any eating programs that can help you lose weight fast?

Are there any eating programs that can help you lose weight fast?

Yes and no: No such thing as an "eating program". Most americans have an appalling diet. Get rid of all forms of sugar, beer, alcohol in other forms, desserts, cookies, baked goods, candy, ice cream even commercial fruit juice. Stick to god made food. I know it is hard but that is an answer that you accept or reject. Neither is it a matter of "cutting back". Only "cold turkey"works. ...Read more

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Can pure garcia cambodia extract help you lose weight. If yes, how do know the kind to purchase. I am currently thinking of buying but not sure how.

Can pure garcia cambodia extract help you lose weight.  If yes, how do know the kind to purchase.  I am currently thinking of buying but not sure how.

Please don't count: On this to lose weight. If you want to lose weight it requires work. Eat healthfully ; be physically active. Aim for 7.5 to 8 hrs of sleep / night. Hydrate w at least 64 oz of water / day. Calories burned must > calories consumed. Do both cardio ; weight training. You can mix ; match different kinds of physical exercise. ...Read more

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Losing Weight (Checklist)

Reduce added sugar in your foods
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Reduce fast or fried foods
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Fill your food plate with ample vegetables, fruits and grains
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What are good pills to help you lose weight?

What are good pills to help you lose weight?

Weight loss meds: I'd avoid relying on "natural" weight loss supplements that you get without prescription. Qsymia is a new pill that's a combo of 2 older meds - topamax and phentermine. Qsymia can cause birth defects so we use extreme caution with women. Belviq is another new one. However, whether they're good for situation, depends on your current bmi and co-existing conditions (diabetes, high blood pressure). ...Read more

Enema (Definition)

An enema is the introduction of liquid into the rectum to evacuate the bowels[ principly the colon/ large ...Read more

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