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Does garcinia cambogia extract really help you lose weight?

Does garcinia cambogia extract really help you lose weight?

I don't think so: And you're on several medications, so it's better not to complicate with an herbal that could have many effects. ...Read more

Dr. Jan Lei Iwata
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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 grapefruit help lose weight?

Does grapefruit help lose weight?

Yes: The 12-week pilot study, led by dr. Ken fujioka, monitored weight and metabolic factors, such as Insulin secretion, of the 100 men and women who participated in the scripps clinic 'grapefruit diet' study. On average, participants who ate half a grapefruit with each meal lost 3.6 pounds, while those who drank a serving of grapefruit juice three times a day lost 3.3 pounds. Some pt lost > 10 lbs. ...Read more

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Does garcinia cambogia extract really work for weight loss?

Does garcinia cambogia extract really work for weight loss?

Don't use it: Garcinia cambogia is in most weight loss supplements, and can cause liver failure.It was also used in Hydroxycut which was taken off the market as people died from using it. I see a handful of patients per month with abnormal liver tests after using this medicine. I would NOT recommend it. There is no "magic pill" for weight loss. Diet and exercise remain the #1 way to lose weight and keep it off ...Read more

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Does anyone know if resvitale green coffee bean extract works for losing weight?

Does anyone know if resvitale green coffee bean extract works for losing weight?

Perhaps: Some research shows that taking green coffee extract 80-200 mg daily might cause modest weight loss over a period of 12 weeks. However, the research so far is preliminary and inconclusive. Green coffee appears to be safe based on the limited research. Remember that green coffee contains caffeine, similar to regular coffee. Therefore, green coffee can cause caffeine-related side effects. ...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 the cb-1 weight gainer pills actually work to help gain weight?

Does the cb-1 weight gainer pills actually work to help gain weight?

Not by itself, no.: CB-! "weight gainer" will not help w/ weight gain. Get a check up to make sure there's no medical cause of or consequence to your low body weight. If you're otherwise healthy, start a regimen of weight training & adequate calorie intake (esp. protein & healthy fats). Taking a daily multi-vit. w/iron is fine, but don't waste your money on unproven supplements like CB-1. Best wishes! Dr. Anne. ...Read more

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Does green coffee bean extract really work for weight loss?

Does green coffee bean extract really work for weight loss?

Do not waste your $: Do not waste your time with "weight loss supplements". 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 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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How does bladderwrack work for losing weight?

How does bladderwrack work for losing weight?

Bladderwrack: Bladderwrack (Fucus Vesiculosus) has been reported to help with lipid balance in obesity combined with hypothyroidism. I can't recommend for or against it. Would consult with your physician before taking bladderwrack or any other supplements. ...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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I want to boost the weight loss. Does bladderwrack work?

I want to boost the weight loss. Does bladderwrack work?

Not for general : weight loss - hypothyroidism. Bladderwrack (Fucus Vesiculosus) has been reported to help with lipid balance in obesity combined with hypothyroidism. I can't recommend for or against it. Would consult with your physician before taking bladderwrack or any other supplements. ...Read more

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Does garncinia cambogia really help you lose weight?

Does garncinia cambogia really help you lose weight?

Diet Products: Nope. Notice not one physician recommended this product. It, like all of the products before it, will not lead to any real or lasting weight loss. If there were truly an effective weight loss product all of us would be advocating for it. ...Read more

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Does hoodia really work for weight loss?

Does hoodia really work for weight loss?

Probably not: There is no scientific information available, because there have been no scientific studies. What that generally means is, if it looks like a duck, and sounds like a duck, and walks like a duck...........In other words, quack! save your money and meet with a qualified registered dietitian. Don't get your medical information from tv and the internet. ...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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Does taking apple cider vinigar really help to lose weight?

Does taking apple cider vinigar really help to lose weight?

Helps digestion: Apple cider vinegar helps to improve digestion and reduce inflammation. Indirectly helps with weightloss. ...Read more

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Does grapefruit help in losing weight?

Does grapefruit help in losing weight?

Yes: In a 12-week pilot study, led by dr. Ken fujioka, doctors monitored weight and metabolic factors, such as Insulin secretion, of the 100 men and women who participated in the scripps clinic "grapefruit diet" study. On average, participants who ate half a grapefruit with each meal lost 3.6 pounds, while those who drank a serving of grapefruit juice three times a day lost 3.3 pounds. Many lost 10 lbs. ...Read more

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Does slimquick pure works to lose weight?

Does slimquick pure works to lose weight?

Slimquick: Healthtap Doctors are asked not to endorse specific brands or product lines. ...Read more

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Does making eggplant water work to loose weight?

Does making eggplant water work to loose weight?

Weight loss: No. Weight loss is from increase caloric burn( exercise) with decrease caloric intake. ...Read more