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Dr. Melissa Gowans
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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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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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Does the lipotrim maintenance diet work to lose weight?

Does the lipotrim maintenance diet work to lose weight?

Weight loss: Lipotrim is advertised to contain "garcinia cambogia extract and chromium polynicotinate help to reduce the rate of lipogenesis and assist in maintaining healthy blood sugar levels." and that it "may facilitate weight loss. May suppress appetite. May enhance endurance and recovery during periods of exercise". I am not an expert on this particular product but i believe that you would see little >. ...Read more

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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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Does raspberry ketone work to lose weight?

Does raspberry ketone work to lose weight?

Do not waste your $: Do not waste your time with "weight loss supplements". Rasberry ketones are yet another in a long line of "miracle" weight loss supplements that are pure hype. If you want to achieve weight loss, reduce your carbs to a bare minimum, drink only water, eat lots of low starch veggies and increase your activity levels. ...Read more

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Does phen375 weight loss pills really work to lose weight fast?

Does phen375 weight loss pills really work to lose weight fast?

Dangerous: Phentermine is a stimulant like methamphetamine. It is addictive, cause irritability, anxiety, sweating, tremor, insomnia and dry mouth. More importantly it increases blood pressure and heart rate. A similar drug called Meridia was withdrawn by the fda after it was shown to cause heart attack and strokes. Unfortunately, the modest weight loss with Phentermine and tenuate is not worth the risks. ...Read more

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Does the human chorionic gonadotropin (hcg) hormone work to lose weight?

Actually, no.: This probably would not work to lose weight. It goes up in the beginning of pregnancy, peaks and falls slightly by term. When it goes up, the mother increases in weight and the baby also grows, so it is unlikely that this would result in or enhance weight loss. As of december 6, 2011, the fda has prohibited the sale of "homeopathic" and otc HCG diet products and declared them illegal. ...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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Why don't diet & exercise work for me to lose weight?

Hard to tell: Hard to tell from your question alone. You should visit a physician and start with a full history and physical. There are many reasons for inability to lose weight. ...Read more

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How can my husband and I work together to lose weight?

How can my husband and I work together to lose weight?

Keep moving around: Anything that uses energy (calories) will help one lose weight, as long as he doesn't eat or drink back more calories right after the activity. Examples: if walking, take a longer route; use stairs instead of elevators; take multiple trips to and from the car when unloading groceries; park a block from school and walk there with the kids; at home, skip dessert and go walk around the block instead. ...Read more

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