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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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Healthy eating tips for improving weight loss?

Healthy eating tips for improving weight loss?

Eat less ; exercise: The key to losing weight is not a temporary diet but permanent changes. Sugars ; simple carbs from grains esp. Cause weight gain. It's also wise to avoid fried foods. I like dr. Furhman's diet: http://bit.Ly/1dhw9ht dr. Weil has useful info: http://huff.To/19ygs8y- see his "discuss that" link in his article. Exercise is also important! it's also best to choose organic foods:http://bit.Ly/19x. ...Read more

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Good diet for weight loss and more energy?

Good diet for weight loss and more energy?

The best exercises: and related equipment are the ones we are most likely t use. My personal choice is a treadmill because you can adjust the speed, listen to ipod, etc.easily while exercising. Peace and good health. Power walking is a good alternative. Less carbs and more protein. See doc first. ...Read more

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Is intermittent fasting effective for weight loss and overall health?

Is intermittent fasting effective for weight loss and overall health?

Yes (most likely): Like many dietary fads, more research is needed but the available research suggests it is effective and also good for overall health. Like every approach, it is not equally good for everyone. For good overviews see http://fitness.Mercola.Com/sites/fitness/archive/2013/01/18/intermittent-fasting-approach.Aspx and http://www.Marksdailyapple.Com/fasting-weight-loss/#axzz2sg8jhdqn. ...Read more

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Is the medfast weight loss program a healthy approach to dieting?

Is the medfast weight loss program a healthy approach to dieting?

Another program: Weight loss program works provided it fits your personality and medical issues. All weight loss program works to a certain extent but the ongoing lifestyle management and stress management is upto you. ...Read more

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For fat loss -weight loss- easy and home made remedies -for a vegetarian -any medicine to fast weight loss?

For fat loss -weight loss- easy and home made remedies -for a vegetarian -any medicine to fast weight loss?

No fast weight loss: Medication can be used for weight loss, but meds are not intended for fast weight loss. Recent studies show that most people who lose weight with meds will regain weight, as if they had never taken the meds, once the medication is stopped. You will need to make long term changes in your diet & exercise routine to lose weight AND keep it off. Eat veggies, protein, healthy fats. Avoid sugar! ...Read more

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Is herbal life shakes good for weight loss?

Is herbal life shakes good for weight loss?

Why?: Who knows, since no one knows what's in them and they are only studied scientifically if people get sick or die after using them. Plus, they won't help you lose weight, gain muscle or anything positive, although your wallet will lose weight. Save your money, and your health. Learn to eat and exercise properly for the rest of your life. Don't get medical info from friends, tv or the internet. ...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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Is there a good diet for rapid weight loss?

Is there a good diet for rapid weight loss?

None, really: Not even the most recently released med for weight loss is a "magic bullet". The real secret to weight loss is healthful meals (lean protein, goods fats, low glycemic index carbs, colorful fruits & veggies, whole grains), portion control (use salad/dessert plate instead of dinner plate; no refills), & exercise to burn off calories. Support groups like weight watchers can help motivation. ...Read more

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Best foods for weight loss?

Best foods for weight loss?

Try not to get: Caught up in the idea of weight loss foods. There are no foods that will radically lead to weight loss(in fact people have lost significant weight eating junk food, just very controlled/limited amounts.) Focus more on trying to make eating changes for the long run that will help with weight control/health: this means portion control and colorful veggies, fruits, lean proteins, healthy fats. ...Read more

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Best weight loss shakes/protien shakes to lose weight with exercise and healthy eating?

Best weight loss shakes/protien shakes to lose weight with exercise and healthy eating?

There is no best: Weight loss shake as ideally you'd stick to natural unprocessed foods as best as you can. Remember that motility wise, liquids pass through the stomach more quickly than solids and may be less appetite suppressing. Remember in regards to "diet", the best one is the one that you can stick too and control your caloric intake. ...Read more

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Is juicing for weight loss an advised way of instant fitness?

Is juicing for weight loss an advised way of instant fitness?

No: Fitness takes time. Muscles, including the cardiovascular system, need time to adapt to the rigor of exercise, incorporate proper foods and grow, tendons and joints need to stabilize. Juicing can eliminate the dietary bulk that is needed for proper physiological functioning. Also, juicing may not provide sufficient calories to fuel workouts. ...Read more

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Which weight loss program is good for diabetics?

Which weight loss program is good for diabetics?

Healthy diets: Any diets that promote healthy eating, gradual weight loss (regimen that you can maintain for life instead of just the short period of time while you are on the diet), and include some form of exercise are "good for diebetics.". ...Read more

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Yoga for weight loss, good idea?

Yoga for weight loss, good idea?

Yoga: Yes!this is part of a comprehensive program that will help you lose weight.Paying attention to excellent nutrition, regular exercise and correction of hormonal imbalances play a very important part of this program.Under the 'exercise' portion, yoga is very useful, incorporating stretching/strength training and relaxation all in one!it's awesome! ...Read more

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Please describe a good healthy diet to achieve my weight loss goals ?

Please describe a good healthy diet to achieve my weight loss goals ?

Cut down Calories &: If you are dieting to loose weight only. 1 consume few calories less than wha you are consumong now 2avoid simple carbs that is sucrose, fructose&glucose 3 avoid processed food 4 eat whole grains and cereals 5fruits¬ fruit juices 6eat vegetables 7cut down on red meat, eat chichen &fish 8dont drink soda&juices, drink water 9exercise regularly 10 dont stay hungry. ...Read more

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What apps are good for rapid weight loss?

What apps are good for rapid weight loss?

Several are good: First a caution, rapid weight loss is not as sucessful long term as steady weight loss. So go to your app market on your smart phone and look at the free "wieght loss" apps. "calorie counter" is a good one. If you stay in the free apps, focus on diet and nutrition and avoid extremes you should find several that can suport you as you diet, decrease fast carbs, calories and exercise. ...Read more

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What's of a short, strict diet to boost my weight loss efforts?

What's of a short, strict diet to boost my weight loss efforts?

None: What you need is to learn how to eat and exercise for the rest of your life. A short term diet will do no good. You need a long term (or life long) nutritional and exercise program. Don't fall pray to internet or tv garbage diets and supplements either. They are potentially harmful and only lighten your wallet, not you. ...Read more

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How important is aerobic exercise for weight loss and health?

How important is aerobic exercise for weight loss and health?

Very: Weight loss should be from a combination of aerobic conditioning, resistance training and improved nutrition. Changing eating, or eating less can result in wieght loss but you are more likely tokeep the wieght off if youadd exercise to your regimen. ...Read more

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Dr. Warren Foster
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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