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Doctor insights on: Do Rubber Belts Work To Lose Weight

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Dr. Thomas Fiala
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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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Do any weight loss belts work to weight loss?

Do any weight loss belts work to weight loss?

Only more effort: The only way these coyld work is by adding extra weight to what you carry. I you work out with an 8 pound belt you'll burn more calories than if you worked out not carrying those extra eight pounds. ...Read more

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How well do saunas work on helping to lose weight?

How well do saunas work on helping to lose weight?

Not much : They can be helpful as part of a detoxification program. If you want to lose weight you need to focus on exercise and nutrition. ...Read more

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Does zerona really work to lose weight?

Does zerona really work to lose weight?

No: The science behind zerona is unconvincing. I think the weight loss happens because of the diet and supplements they use, not the treatments themselves. ...Read more

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Do back braces and weight lifting belts work?

Do back braces and weight lifting belts work?

No: Several studies have shown that back braces do not reduce work place injuries. However, there is evidence to show that back braces can help maintian a proper lifting posture, and therefore some workers choose to use a back brace. Wearing a back brace has not been shown to be harmful, and therefore if it provides a "feel good" effect then by all means wear it. ...Read more

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Do weight reduction bands work if you wear them while working out?

Do weight reduction bands work if you wear them while working out?

No: It's the exercise intensity of your workout, not the wrap around bands that will lead to improved body composition. Don't be so hung up on the scale. You want to reduce fat and gain some muscle. That is what gives your body its shape (and no, you won't "bulk-up"). In a female fat "bulks you up" not muscle. Exercise without proper food is also not going to get you the results you are looking for. ...Read more

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Does Lipozene actually work to loose weight?

Does Lipozene actually work to loose weight?

Anything: Most thing will work with increased exercise and decreased intake...There is as yet no magic pill.. ...Read more

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What do I do to get paid to lose weight with weight watchers?

What do I do to get paid to lose weight with weight watchers?

I would contact: The company directly and inquire. It seems to me that many weight loss companies hire celebrities for this purpose. Can't hurt to ask. ...Read more

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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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Do weight loss patches help you lose weight?

Do weight loss patches help you lose weight?

An additional way: Patch will work but you would have to use additional methods too. Any one product is not effective - some patch has sea kelp which helps thyroid, some has anti- inflammatory products some have carnitine so each helps in a small way. ...Read more

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Do braces make you lose weight?

No: Reducing caloric input coupled w increasing caloric utilization results in weight loss. When getting used to new braces teeth may be sore, resulting in less calories consumed and very temporary weight loss. Alas this is only temporary. Want to loose weight safely, see a nutritionist. Remake your body as you remake your smile! ...Read more

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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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Do weight loss pills really help you lose weight?

Do weight loss pills really help you lose weight?

Yes/depends: Depends on the type but if you get the correct one for your need it works. ...Read more

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Can I use ensure to lose weight?

Can I use ensure to lose weight?

PArtly: Ensure is a complete protein, balanced formula, containing vitamins and minerals. If needed, could be relied upon, long-term, for meeting nutritional needs (would need to have extra water intake). Typically 250 cals/can; can be used as a meal replacement. Even if you get the version with fiber, may not be adequate. Need activity to burn cals too. ...Read more

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Does fiber help to lose weight?

Does fiber help to lose weight?

Helps: Fiber helps with feeling full so aids but is not effective by itself. ...Read more

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Do weight loss products really work?

Do weight loss products really work?

Weight loss: Many of the products do work but there are better options: Exercise is important and should attempted at least every other day if you have the time. Also go on-line to NuVal and learn a lot about the nutritional value of food. I suspect you will surprised but pleased. ...Read more

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Do e-cigarettes help you lose weight?

Do e-cigarettes help you lose weight?

No: Weight loss is done by restricting calories and burning more calories.Nicotine is not a good alternative. ...Read more

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Is it safe to use hydroxycut pills to loose weight do they actually help loose weight?

See below: http://www.webmd.com/diet/hydroxycitric-acid-hydroxycut...here is a link for you.In my bariatric medical practice I have not had patient's do well with it.. You have to learn to eat for you...For some tips see www.Weighstation.Net..... Thanks. ...Read more