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Does prune juice help to lose weight?

Does prune juice help to lose weight?

Prune Juice: Prune juice may stimulate bowel movements, but this would be a temporary weight loss only -- and not much at that. If you're routinely constipated, consider increasing veggies, leafy greens, whole fruits (not juice -- too high in sugars to use all the time!), and other kinds of fiber. Also plenty of fresh water daily. These will help keep your GI system in good running order. ...Read more

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Dr. Mark Pack
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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 laxatives help you lose weight?

Can laxatives help you lose weight?

I agree: I agree with dr. Wodi in the same way, the weight loss that is initially seen with water pills is also only an illusion. ...Read more

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Will Green tea help you lose weight?

Will Green tea help you lose weight?

Minimally but can: help. It can be used as a plant based alternative for glycemic control. It is also a diuretic. ...Read more

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Wil phetermine help you lose weight?

Wil phetermine help you lose weight?

Yes: Phentermine can help with weight loss, to be used for short period of time, however, tolerance to the drug happens so you will not see further wt loss after prolonged use. ...Read more

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Does green tea help you lose weight?

Does green tea help you lose weight?

It can help: Green tea contains caffeine and a substance known as EGCG. Both of these can increase metabolism or basal metabolic rate. It is not, however, a magic pill. Appropriate nutrition and exercise are still the cornerstones of any weight loss regimen. ...Read more

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Can going vegan help you lose weight?

Yes: This can be a very healthy lifestyle provided that you supplement -- you will run low on B12 quickly, and may lack usable vitamin a, vitamin d, calcium, iodine, zinc, and iron. There is no magic -- the stuff that vegans eat isn't the stuff that the rest of us gorge on, so they stay thin. The other alleged benefits are hard to demonstrate scientifically as vegans tend to have other healthy habits. ...Read more

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Does mineral oil help you lose weight?

Does mineral oil help you lose weight?

Mineral oil: No it does not, it is an non absorbed oil and may cause loose bowels or diarhea. ...Read more

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Can weight-lifting help you lose weight?

Can weight-lifting help you lose weight?

Yes: But, cardio is better..Have you seen a fat weight lifters ..Sure but not wide receivers, or long distance runers. So yes it will help but cardio , biking walking is better..Cut you sugar , decrease carbs and eat protein.See www.Weighstation.Net for help with your weight. ...Read more