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Dr. Suzanne Galli
34 doctors shared insights

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 chromium help you lose weight?

Does chromium help you lose weight?

No: Although chromium influences Insulin and glucose metabolism, it has not been shown to produce sustained weight loss. ...Read more

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Does maca make you gain weight?

Does maca make you gain weight?

Lepidium meyenii can: Be a component of a weight gain program but has no special properties regarding weight gain. Eat healthy foods that are high in calories. Eat six meals per day. Work on strength training to build your large muscle groups. Work out w heavier weights w fewer repetitions. Sleep at least 8 to 9 hours/night. Hydrate well w water. Foods to help w healthy weight gain: almonds, cashews, pecans, >>. ...Read more

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Does prenatals make you gain weight?

No..: No, they don't make you gain weight. They help prepare your body for wonderful things. :) ...Read more

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Does lipton make someone to lose weight?

Green tea: A study by maastricht university (holland) noted green tea has catechins ; caffeine w inhibition of o-methyl- transferase ; phosphodiesterase which effects thermogenesis ; fat oxidation. The linus pauling institute reported a study indicating that green tea can assist w glycemic control. Additionally, green tea has a diuretic effect. ...Read more

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How does adderal make you lose weight?

How does adderal make you lose weight?

Amphetamines reduce : Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) is an amphetamine stimulant which reduces appetite when first used. This effect wears off. Thus, not a great 'diet pill' effect for thr long term. Interesting that Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) is a mixture of amphetamine salts very similar to an earlier preperation which was used as a diet pill. Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine)'s grandfather, benzadrine, was the first drup used to treat the condition we now know as add/adhd. ...Read more

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Does seretide 250mg make you gain weight?

Does seretide 250mg make you gain weight?

Possibly: It does contain a steroid. There is usually no significant weight related effect. But some weight gain cannot be ruled out. ...Read more

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Does shakes help you to lose weight?

Does shakes help you to lose weight?

Shaking body? Yes.: Drinking stuff mixed together: likely helpful for loosing $ to those selling the shakes, ingredients and machines. The "diet industry" is full of con games. Consider studying my answers. ...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 Geritol help you gain weight?

Does Geritol help you gain weight?

Danger: Taking extra iron as a man can cause damage to your liver. Geritol is not a medicine for weight gain. It is a vitamin with iron. A man should never take extra iron without a specific reason prescribed by a physician. ...Read more

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Does molly help you lose weight?

Molly is not: The way to go - stay away from dangerous drugs. ...Read more

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Does antibiotics make you lose weight or gain?

Does antibiotics make you lose weight or gain?

Neither: No antibiotics cause significant weight gain or loss. Occasionally they can suppress appetite due to GI irritation or disruption of gut flora but this is transient and not associated with net weight change. ...Read more

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Metformin does it make you gain weight?

Metformin: Metformin is considered weight neutral when used in type 2 diabetics early in its development it was felt to get weight loss which has not been borne out when used in pcos it does cause weight loss lifestyle is the safest way to get weight loss. ...Read more

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Does centrum multivitamin make you gain weight?

Does centrum multivitamin make you gain weight?

NO, however...: No, i know of no vitamins that make you gain weight; some may occ. Help weight loss a bit by boosting metabolism. However, i consider centrum a poor-quality vitamin; many of its nutrients are in suboptimal doses ; poorly absorbed ; it contains many ingredients (like aluminum ; titanium dioxide) that are toxic! see http://bit.Ly/1b36cq0 for independent ratings of 101 brands ; http://bit.Ly/18xyule. ...Read more

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Does ensure original nutrition makes u gain weight I really want to gain weight?

Does ensure original nutrition makes u gain weight I really want to gain weight?

Why?: Ensure can potentially help with weight gain, as it's packed with many proteins/nutrients, and, in some cases, carbs. However, why is it that you want to gain weight? Are you underweight? Going above average BMI can put you at risk for many diseases, such as diabetes and hypertension. You should discuss this with your doctor to be sure you're doing the right thing. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Dr. Harold Feldman
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Carnitine (Definition)

Carnitine is a quaternary ammonium compound biosynthesized from the Amino Acids lysine and methionine. In living cells, it is required for the transport of fatty acids from the cytosol into the mitochondria during the breakdown of lipids (fats) for the generation of metabolic energy. It is widely available ...Read more


Dr. Brad Douglas
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Levocarnitine (Definition)

Levocarnitine is a metabolic agent which is a kind of ...Read more