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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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Do the pills for healthy weight loss work?

Do the pills for healthy weight loss work?

No such thing: There are no weight loss pills that work and are also "healthy". Only prescription drugs work and they all have significant potential side effects. Check w/your doctor. Don't get you medical advice from tv or the internet. ...Read more

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What are some good healthy weight loss tips?

What are some good healthy weight loss tips?

0.5 to 1 lb a week: If you cut 500 calories each day you will lose one pound/week. Keep a food log, this is a good website: http://www.Livestrong.Com/thedailyplate/. Exercise 3 times a week for 30-40 minutes. Drink water when you are hungry to curb cravings and before each meal to control portion sizes. Eat whole grains, fruits and vegetables. Get 8 hours of sleep, sleep deprivation leads to weight gain. ...Read more

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How might one facilitate healthy weight loss?

How might one facilitate healthy weight loss?

Eat less than you: Burn off. It's 3500 calories burned off that you don't take in to lose a pound. Work with restricting intake and increasing activity. See a registered dietitian and maybe a personal trainer or exercise physiologist. Don't get your medical information from friends, tv or the internet. ...Read more

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Any tips for women for health and weight loss?

Takes work: Losing weight is conceptually simple. Ingest fewer calories than you burn up. All diets are based on this principal. You can burn calories faster with an exercise program. Enlist the aid of your family doctor and a nutritionist and an exercise specialist. ...Read more

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Can you tell me if weight loss will affect your health?

Can you tell me if weight loss will affect your health?

If loss is : significant it will likely effect your health. It may improve your health or hurt it depending on your current weight and medical conditions and how much is lost. Take care. ...Read more

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Can you tell me are cornflakes healthy for weight loss?

Can you tell me are cornflakes healthy for weight loss?

No: Weight loss should not be the focus. You can loose weight with many diets. It is essential muscle loss which is dangerous - if you do not balance your diet - body will start breaking down essential muscle like intestines and heart muscle which can be dangerous. Diet should be balanced, add endurance building activities and detoxification for proper weight loss. ...Read more

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Will i need soups for part of healthy weight loss plan?

Will i need soups for part of healthy weight loss plan?

Yes, it: You eat fewer total calories than you burn off. It's 3500 calories to the pound. Soups don't have much fiber or other nutrition, however, and can contain a lot of salt, which may not be good for you. Check w/a dietitian and eat a well-balanced diet plus exercise. ...Read more

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Which kind of diet is healthier and better for weight loss?

Healthy eating: 5-7 servings of fruits and vegetables a day. 3-5 ounces of lean meat, chicken or fish as protein, or eggs, or 1 cup of milk. Complex carbohydrates in the form of whole grains, should make up 1/4 of your plate servings. 1/2 your plate should be fresh fruits and or vegetables. And 1/4 of your plate should be protein. Beans and legumes are also healthy carbohydrates. Avoid too much fat, fried foods. ...Read more

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Gym, weight loss, healthy choice, can you give me some advice?

Gym, weight loss, healthy choice, can you give me some advice?

Weight loss: The best advice, if you can afford it, is to go to training facility in your neighborhood and get started. If you cannot afford that see if you can arrange for walks with friends and/or family. Your improvement won't happen in a day or a week, and maybe not before a month, but keep plugging away. You will do fine and your friends and neighbors will want to know how you did it. ...Read more

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What are some weight loss foods that will help me live a healthy lifestyle?

What are some weight loss foods that will help me live a healthy lifestyle?

Healthy ones: Make sure you exercise at least 30 minutes a day, don't skip meals, avoid soda, juice, dairy, alcohol and fried foods. Eat a healthy well balanced diet! also water, organic vegetable broth, green leafy vegetables, natural pickles, apples are great to fill you up so you dont feel hungry and they are very low in calories. ...Read more

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Can you give me some quick healthy weight loss/toning. what is the best way?

Can you give me some quick healthy weight loss/toning. what is the best way?

Weight loss/toning: The best way is to work slowly to get where you want to be - not rapidly since it might not stay that way. Exercise is essential unless you have some defect that prevents that. A good diet is necessary - look into "NuVal" on the web and see if that is helpful. Losing weight in a hurry is not a good idea. ...Read more

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Can you please tell me the healthiest foods to eat to help with weight loss?

Can you please tell me the healthiest foods to eat to help with weight loss?

Anything: You can eat anything, but make sure it's a healthy well-balanced diet with reduced caloric intake, 3 meals/day, no snacks. Avoid fatty and snack/junk food. Increase your physical activity and exercise daily. There are no magic foods, but you have to burn off 3500 calories that you don't ingest just to lose one pound. Check w/a good registered dietitian. Weight watchers provides good support. ...Read more

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Essentially i was wondering what are some healthy effective weight loss diets?

Essentially i was wondering what are some healthy effective weight loss diets?

Many diets: Are available. Depending on your weight, how much you need to lose and medical condition (diabetes, fatigue, cancer, heart disease, etc.) different diets are recommended. Healthy diets include: the zone diet, hypoglycemic ketogenic diet, dr. Ornish's low fat diet (good for reversing heart disease, breast and prostate cancer). ...Read more

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I'm 5'4 and 114 pounds. I want to lose weight. How much weight loss is healthy?

I'm 5'4 and 114 pounds. I want to lose weight. How much weight loss is healthy?

Weight loss: Please don't lose weight! I strongly suggest you see a nurse practitioner who will help you to get to reasonable body weight. 114 pounds may be too little for your height. Don't need to put on much weight but I am confident that a small increase in weight will be very helpful ...Read more

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Does the 5:2 diet have positive or negative health effects, apart from weight loss?

Does the 5:2 diet have positive or negative health effects, apart from weight loss?

5:2 diet: Unlikely if you are doing it properly. Please go online and look up 5:2 diet. There are many options to look at but the one I think will suit you best is from "www.recipe-search.com". ...Read more

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Can you please tell me the healthiest restuarants you could possibly eat at for weight loss?

Can you please tell me the healthiest restuarants you could possibly eat at for weight loss?

Difficult: To lose weight you need to burn off more calories than you take in. This is difficult w/restaurant food which is usually high in calories and fat. You can do it, but you need to eat very small portions and exercise a lot. ...Read more

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Hi. If we use weight loss products , medinies or weight loss powder It's a save to use for our health or if we use does we got some health problems.

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If we use weight loss products ,  medinies or weight loss powder 
It's a save to use for our health or if we use does we got some health problems.

Weight loss products: two things you should do. 1: See a dietitian. 2: Go online and look at all the articles discussing which foods are best. My preference is to go to "NuVal" - this lists 100 different foods that are either good, not so good, or no good at all. ...Read more

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I would like fastly weight loss product?

I would like fastly weight loss product?

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

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Is truvia healthy? Is it good for weight loss?

Is truvia healthy? Is it good for weight loss?

It is neither: Healthy or unhealthy. It can save a very small number of calories from you intake when substituted for sugar, but by itself will not be sufficient for weight loss. You have to burn up 3500 calories than you don't ingest to lose one pound. A teaspoon full of sugar has only 16 calories, so deleting such a small amount won't lead to weight loss the baking blend of truvia does contain some added sugar. ...Read more

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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