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Pickle juice for losing weight?

Pickle juice for losing weight?

Diet and exercise: The best approach to weight loss is diet and exercise. The rule of thumb is to consume less calories than you actually need. This will vary depending on your height/weight, build, and activity level. On average, i've seen 1500 calories per day recommended. Any less, and you are doing yourself harm. Exercise about 90 min per day. www.myplate.gov is a great website for info and tracking calories. ...Read more

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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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Can sweetened grapefruit juice help with weight loss?

No: Grapefruit juice doesn't cause or help with weight loss. It tastes good and is healthy, but you need to eat less, exercise more to lose weight. The grapefruit juice calories have to be included in your intake of calories. You have to burn off 3500 more than you take in to lose a pound. Talk to a good registered dietitian. ...Read more

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Garcinia cambogia pure extract 1600mg with 60% hca extract for maximum weight loss livetru nutrition (351)" should i buy this pill for weight loss?

Garcinia cambogia pure extract 1600mg with 60% hca extract for maximum weight loss
livetru nutrition (351)"
should i buy this pill 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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Might consuming diet soda effect my weight loss diet?

Might consuming diet soda effect my weight loss diet?

Diet soda BAD!: Stay far away for diet soda. Nutrasweet and splenda are both not good for you, and can even promote weight gain. ...Read more

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Does jeera water assist for weight loss?

Does jeera water assist for weight loss?

Yes, likely: Your metabolism is like a fire. Fuel it regularly to maximize it. Eat palm sized portion of protein+complex carb every 2-3 hr, sprinkle 4 fruits+ 4-5 veggie portions+3tbs oil across the day.Water intake (10 oz x 10 times a day) will help you lose weight by helping all of your body and cells work well! jeera(water+cumin) helps digestion& decr inflammation. Exercise:go for walk 2times a day 20-30min. ...Read more

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Is green coffee bean extract helpful for weight loss ? Diabetes, cholesterol...

Is green coffee bean extract helpful for weight loss ? Diabetes, cholesterol...

Not really.: Although I can't say that for you it would have no effect, general studies have shown that there's no magic in green coffee bean extract for weight loss or for the medical conditions you mentioned. It might lighten your wallet, but that's about it. ...Read more

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Does Garcinia Cambogia work for weight loss?

Does Garcinia Cambogia work for weight loss?

If so, only slightly: Many research studies show Garcinia Cambodia has little if any benefit- see http://authoritynutrition.com/garcinia-cambogia-extract/ & the link there for a "proven way to lose weight." There is no substitute for changing your diet to lose weight, and exercise helps too. However, this supplement is more likely to be helpful than Garcinia: http://tinyurl.com/q46f4l5 ...Read more

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Does drinking lemon water with cayenne pepper encourage weight loss from an average diet?

Does drinking lemon water with cayenne pepper encourage weight loss from an average diet?

Effects are minimal: Lemon water with cayenne pepper is very low in calories compared to sugar-sweetened drinks such as soda. So, if you're drinking it instead of calorie-rich drinks, it may contribute to weight loss. There is some evidence that cayenne pepper decreases appetite; however, the effects appear to be minimal. Additionally, cayenne pepper is palatable only in small amounts, limiting its benefits. ...Read more

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Are acai berry supplements good to eat for weight loss?

Are acai berry supplements good to eat for weight loss?

Antioxidant benefit.: Acai berry is very high in antioxidants, like pomegranate and blueberry. Contrary to popular lore, there's no magic to Acai berry other than its potent antioxidant power. It's a low calorie option for people losing weight, though. ...Read more

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Does the tangerine diet work for weight loss over 10 lbs?

Does the tangerine diet work for weight loss over 10 lbs?

It could: Most "diets" will work for certain amounts of weight loss, but there are problems with these fads. Often they are not reasonable to maintain weight loss and people get easily frustrated and give up on their goals, gaining the weight back quickly. The only real diet you should consider is one that involves a dedicated lifestyle change in your eating and exercise plan. ...Read more

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Are acai berry supplements effective for appetite suppression and weight loss?

Are acai berry supplements effective for appetite suppression and weight loss?

Simple answer: NO!: Don't believe all the hype about acai. All the same crazy claims were also made for hoodia, chromium, products claimed to block cortisol and a bunch of other things. If you are trying to lose some weight, keep a diet log, cut way back on potatoes, bread (of all kinds), pasta, cereal, and rice and get more exercise. Then give it some time. Don't waste your $ on these supplements. ...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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Will drinking powdered protein help my weight loss?

Will drinking powdered protein help my weight loss?

Not necessarily: Increasing your protein intake will not directly lead to weight loss, but may cause you to feel full sooner, leading to you eating less overall. ...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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Can taking fluoxetine promote weight loss?

No Rx for Depression: This is a ssri marketed for depression. Look it up yourself: en.Wikipedia.Org/wiki/fluoxetine, rxlist.Com/prozac-drug.Htm, with no clinical trials supporting a body fat loss response. On the other hand, people respond differently. Best for body fat loss is cut out carbs/sugar. Study: big fat lies, stossel debunking food myths, how the government makes you fat, science for smart people, dietdoctor, . ...Read more

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How well does garcinia cambogia premium work for weight loss?

How well does garcinia cambogia premium  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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Can drinking ganoderma in coffee and having garlic work together for weight loss?

Can drinking ganoderma in coffee and having garlic work together for weight loss?

Weight loss simple: The simple equation for weight loss. Less calories taken in (food) and more calories going out (daily activity). Note: most people do not realize they take in close to 3500 calories per day, but only may need 2000. The excess calories equals added weight. Important to eat small meals every 3 hours to keep blood sugar level and avoid cravings. It can be easy -- look into take shape for life, . ...Read more

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Does Alli work well for weight loss? Can I also use other weight loss products like green coffee/tea extract with alli? Thank you!

Does Alli work well for weight loss? Can I also use other weight loss products like green coffee/tea extract with alli? Thank you!

Weight loss: Yes, Alli helps with weight loss as long as you have about 25 grams of fat. Too much fat and you get diarrhea. Yes you can do other aids such as green coffee bean as these work differently. Remember to increase exercise and manage diet with portion control as that is the best way to get it off and keep it off. ...Read more

Dr. Ira Friedlander
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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


Fruit Juice (Definition)

There is no indication for giving babies under one year of age fruit juices. Fruit juices do not contain the healthy nutrients that ...Read more