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Hey docs, what helps you lose weight more: green coffee bean extract or green tea extract?

Hey docs, what helps you lose weight more: green coffee bean extract or green tea extract?

Not positive: The weight loss effects of green tea have been demonstrated in some studies but the effect is relatively minor. ON the other hand - I don't if there is any hard data on use of coffee bean extract as a weight loss supplement. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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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 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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Is green coffee bean extract effective for losing weight?

Is green coffee bean extract effective for losing weight?

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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Are green tea extracts for fat loss safe?

Are green tea extracts for fat loss safe?

Green tea: Green tea is generally safe and generally safe in extract form as well. Green tea and it's extract form like many things can be compromised by additives such as herbicides or other additives. It is important therefore to consume organic tea products including extract. Be wary of caffeine content as this can be enhanced in extract form. Eating healthy is far more preferable to taking supplements. ...Read more

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Will using green coffee bean extract and garcinia cambogia cause bowel movements?

Will using green coffee bean extract and garcinia cambogia cause bowel movements?

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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Is genesis today green coffee bean extract safe to take for weight loss?

Is genesis today green coffee bean extract safe to take for weight loss?

Probably: Green coffee appears to be safe based on the limited research that has been done so far. In clinical research, no serious side effects were reported. However, it is important to note that green coffee contains caffeine, similar to regular coffee. Therefore, green coffee can cause caffeine-related side effects similar to coffee. ...Read more

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Is taking pure green coffee bean extract and garcinia cambogia extract good and safe for weight loss?

Is taking pure green coffee bean extract and garcinia cambogia extract good and safe for weight loss?

NO. 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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I heard not to take tylenol (acetaminophen) with green tea extract diet supplements what about regular green tea in a cup? Specifically decaf green tea bags

I heard not to take tylenol (acetaminophen) with green tea extract diet supplements what about regular green tea in a cup? Specifically decaf green tea bags

Caffeine interaction: The concern is not green tea per se but that high doses of caffeine can increase toxicity of tylenol (acetaminophen) to the liver. Some green tea diet supplements are high in caffeine but regular green tea is quite safe, either decaf or regular- it would take about 100 cups of green tea to get too much caffeine. See http://abcnews.Go.Com/health/healthday/story?Id=4508811 taking nac with tylenol (acetaminophen) reduces toxicity. ...Read more

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Does arizona green tea ginseng with honey help lose weight?

Does arizona green tea ginseng with honey help lose weight?

Green Tea & Obesity: Nope. Absolutely not. In fact in what you describe you have two obvious problems. Caffeine will never lead your body to lose weight. And, honey is sugar. Sugar leads to increasing weight and never to weight loss. The current fad for 'green tea' extract is just one in a long line of fraud. It is designed to take your money for the 'hope' that you do not need to do the work it takes to lose. ...Read more

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Can green tea really aid in weight loss?

Can green tea really aid in weight loss?

There are a few: Studies that suggest this. The linus pauling institute reported a study that suggest extracts from green tea can act as a plant-based alternative for glycemic control. I personally think that more research needs to be done to clearly establish this. ...Read more

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Does green tea help with weight loss?

Does green tea help with weight loss?

Yes, if has calories: Helpful weight loss diets have natural foods that take time to chew but contain few calories. Examples include carrots, celery, and iceberg lettuce (little/no salad dressing). When shopping for fruits, buy small ones no bigger than a tennis ball, because fruits have sugar. Drinks without calories include water and green tea. A calorie is a calorie, but surely avoid sugar & simple starch calories. ...Read more

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Do raspberry ketone and green tea cleanse work for weight loss?

Do raspberry ketone and green tea cleanse work for weight loss?

No: These are two out of a great many ineffective measures. Don't let the search for a magic remedy lead you away from sensible eating and serious fitness training. A new lifestyle will give you the body you want, and also friends and real health. ...Read more

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Will drinking green tea reduce a fever?

Will drinking green tea reduce a fever?

Probably Not: Green tea certainly has anti-oxidant properties, but most do not have the anti-inflammatory properties that reduce fevers. (however, the liquids will help if you have a fever.) i suppose there may be some formulations of green tea mixed with other herbals that due have anti-fever properties, however, drink these as with caution as they likely could have have other side effects. ...Read more

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Does green ginger tea loses weight?

Does green ginger tea loses weight?

Only as adjunct: Measure. ( not by it's self) 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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Could drinking green tea help lose weight?

When combined w: Exercise program ; appropriate nutrition - it can assist w weight loss. Green tea has a diuretic effect so you lose water weight. The linus pauling institute reported a study that suggests green tea extracts acts as a plant-based alternative for glycemic control. Catechins in the tea may ^ thermogenesis. 3 to 4 cups/day can have health benefits. Drinking 5 or > cups of caffeinated green tea can >. ...Read more

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Is green tea good for weight lose?

Is green tea good for weight lose?

Adjunct only: 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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Which green tea is good for you? Do i get bottled green tea or is the green tea bags?

In general: In general, would suggest making your own green tea. The bottled green tea you buy off the shelf often has sweetners and other additives. ...Read more

Dr. Adam Lewis
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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