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Dr. Pamela Pappas
Board Certified, Psychiatry
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Can i lose weight using enema?

Dr. Pamela Pappas
Board Certified, Psychiatry
37 years in practice
135M people helped
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


Dr. Anna Flor Salcedo
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
18 years in practice
459K people helped
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Can i lose weight using enemas?

Dr. Anna Flor Salcedo
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
18 years in practice
459K people helped
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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Dr. Ronald Krauser
Board Certified, Rheumatology
47 years in practice
66M people helped
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Is there any herb that can help you lose weight?

Dr. Ronald Krauser
Board Certified, Rheumatology
47 years in practice
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No: You need motivation and discipline. Minimize carbohydrate intake and control portion size. Do not snack between meals. No bread, pasta, sweets, desserts, junk food, fast food, etc. ...Read more

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Dr. Robert Killian
Board Certified, General Practice
23 years in practice
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Will eating a small amount of chocolate in the morning help you lose weight?

Dr. Robert Killian
Board Certified, General Practice
23 years in practice
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Will eating a small amount of chocolate in the morning help you lose weight?

Myths: No. Not in any way. Sugar is the enemy here if weight is a problem. ...Read more

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Dr. Shiroko Sokitch
Board Certified, Holistic Medicine
32 years in practice
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Can there be anything in food that if you eat a lot of it it will help you lose weight?

Dr. Shiroko Sokitch
Board Certified, Holistic Medicine
32 years in practice
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Can there be anything in food that if you eat a lot of it it will help you lose weight?

Vegetables: If you eat a lot of low carbohydrate vegetables, you can lose weight. I think a diet of 50-80% vegetables is the best way to lose weight. ...Read more

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Dr. Chuck Shaffer
Board Certified, Bariatrics
28 years in practice
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Do all exercises help you lose weight fast?

Dr. Chuck Shaffer
Board Certified, Bariatrics
28 years in practice
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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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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Board Certified, Psychiatry
20 years in practice
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Can eating just collard greens help you lose weight?

Dr. Heidi Fowler
Board Certified, Psychiatry
20 years in practice
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Can eating just collard greens help you lose weight?

That would be a: Mighty unbalanced nutrition plan. The person would likely lose a lot of weight initially but then their metabolic rate would start to slow - making it easier to gain weight. ...Read more

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Dr. Bernard Seif
Board Certified, Clinical Psychology
35 years in practice
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Can eating frruits only for aweek help you lose weight?

Dr. Bernard Seif
Board Certified, Clinical Psychology
35 years in practice
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Can eating frruits only for aweek help  you lose weight?

Fruit only diet: will raise your blood sugar and that is not good. You can get sick and gain weight. Balance your fruit w/carbs and protein. Try to have some of each at each mean. See your doc or a nutritionist for a safe and healthy food plan. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Dr. Tony Ho
Board Certified, Infectious Disease
9 years in practice
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Can cell food help you lose weight?

Dr. Tony Ho
Board Certified, Infectious Disease
9 years in practice
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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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Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
Board Certified, Preventive Medicine
68 years in practice
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Are there any eating programs that can help you lose weight fast?

Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
Board Certified, Preventive Medicine
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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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