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What is a weight loss product that works fast?

What is a weight loss product that works fast?

There are none: Weight loss products are generally a waste of money and,they do not speed up the process. Quick weight loss is rarely a good idea anyway because the loss is not maintained. In fact, people often gain the,weight back plus some more. Your best bet is a healthy diet with regular cardio exercise. Keep your weight loss to 2lbs or less weekly for the best chance at maintaining. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Losing 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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Will aderall cause weight loss, how much, and how fast?

Will aderall cause weight loss, how much, and how fast?

Not for weight loss: Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) should not be prescribed or taken for weight loss. Its primary indication is for the treatment of add or adhd. It's an ampehetime-like drug, so one of the side effects may be some appetite suppression. However, using it for weight loss is below the standard of medical care and potentially dangerous. ...Read more

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What to do if i need a fast, healthy weight loss program?

What to do if i need a fast, healthy weight loss program?

Go Mobile!: You must aggressively change your lifestyle. Mobile Health games can help. Physicians recommend water, increased veggie intake and walking 10k steps a day. Changing your behavior is HARD! Here is a health game that will help! Commit to tracking your nutrition and weighing in weekly. Losing just 10 pounds can reverse diabetic state. https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/personal-medicine+/id846379884?m ...Read more

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Can the tuna and water diet work for fast, dramatic weight loss?

Can the tuna and water diet work for fast, dramatic weight loss?

Unhealthy: This incredibly low carb diet is likely to lead to rapid loss of glycogen, muscle breakdown and high potential to regain weight once off the diet. Some types of tuna can have high mercury content. This is not a healthy approach to weight loss (and certainly not a permanent solution). ...Read more

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Please describe a good weight loss program that will could you help me lose weight fast?

Please describe a good weight loss program that will could you help me lose weight fast?

Go Mobile!: You must aggressively change your lifestyle. Mobile Health games can help. Physicians recommend water, increased veggie intake and walking 10k steps a day. Changing your behavior is HARD! Here is a health game that will help! Commit to tracking your nutrition and weighing in weekly. Get your screens green and you win! https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/personal-medicine+/id846379884 ...Read more

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Is it possible for people with narcolepsy to lose weight? If so then is the weight loss as fast as normal people?

Is it possible for people with narcolepsy to lose weight? If so then is the weight loss as fast as normal people?

Yes: While some people with narcolepsy can have a problem being overweight, they should not have much more problem losing weight compared to those without the condition. Because narcolepsy can make you very sleepy and tired, there can be a problem having enough time or energy to exercise. As with anyone else, a healthy diet can help. See your doctor if you have specific concerns. ...Read more

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At 340lbs how fast can I safely lose weight. Is adding hydroxycut every few months to accelerate weight loss safe?

At 340lbs how fast can I safely lose weight. Is adding hydroxycut every few months to accelerate weight loss safe?

Weight loss: Food and drug administration is warning consumers to stop using hydroxycut products. Some are associated with serious liver injuries. Iovate has agreed to recall hydroxycut products from the market. You can lose weight as quickly as you want by reducing your intake and increasing your exercise at the same time. It takes will power, and you should be proud that you are going to try hard. Good luck. ...Read more

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I have read a great deal lately about extended water fasts for health, weight loss, etc. Are these fasts safe for 60 days?

I have read a great deal lately about extended water fasts for health, weight loss, etc. Are these fasts safe for 60 days?

Not recommended: I would not recommend doing that for more than 2 days if at all. Eat right: good fats such as olive oil and coconut oil are fine in sensible amounts. Eat a rainbow of lots of organic vegetables and just enough protein. Eat complex carbohydrates, avoid sugars and limit flour products. Eat meals 5 hrs apart. Drink lots of water between meals. ...Read more

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Do you have fast weight loss tips?

Do you have fast weight loss tips?

Tips: Eat healthfully. Try to eat at least 5 servings of vegetables & 4 of fruit per day. Increase nutritional fiber. Avoid refined sugar & junk carbohydrates. Avoid alcohol, sweetened juices, soda & caffeinated beverages. Aim for 7.5 to 8 hrs of sleep / night. Hydrate w at least 64 oz of water / day. Calories burned must > calories consumed. Do both cardio & weight training. ...Read more

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How quickly is too fast for weight loss?

How quickly is too fast for weight loss?

No such thing: We have been told by many in the weight loss "industry" that 2-3 pounds a week is safe. But through gastric bypass we now know 1-3 pounds daily is perfectly safe as well and can lead to amazing improvements. I get my patients to lose 1-2 pounds a day without the surgery by putting them on a similar diet as the gastric bypass. They've all done fine and lost weight "safely.". ...Read more

Dr. Suzanne Galli
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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