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How does Ayurvedic weight loss differ from other weight loss programs?

How does Ayurvedic weight loss differ from other weight loss programs?

Different approach: Ayurveda believes there are different body types. Ayurveda approaches weight loss and fat reduction by providing guidelines for all dimensions of your being. There are 3 category - vada (digestion off), pitta (bile issues), kabba (low metabolism) and there are 5 layers for the body - so ayurveda address where the problem is according to body types (called dosa). ...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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Are ayurvedic weight loss supplements helpful and good for my health. Do they have any side effects. Will I lose weight?

Are ayurvedic weight loss supplements helpful and good for my health. Do they have any side effects. Will I lose weight?

It depends: "Ayurvedic supplements" can mean many different things. It's important to look at the specific ingredients. It's also important to check into the quality and purity of the ingredients. Many supplements are produced without oversight regarding contamination and/or accuracy of the labeling. It's best to find someone who can evaluate those questions who isn't making money on the supplements. ...Read more

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What's the best weight-loss home program?

What's the best weight-loss home program?

Record every calorie: The best way to stay focused and on track is to count and record your daily caloric intake. There are many phone apps and computer programs that will help you do this (ex, choosemyplate.Gov). You should find out the healthy caloric intake for your current and desired bmi and then make an effort to use your calories wisely (mostly fruits and vegetables, reduce fats, sugars, junk). ...Read more

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Do you trust weight loss programs on facebook?

Do you trust weight loss programs on facebook?

Do you?: Social media is a new phenomenon, so using it for weight loss has not been studied. If it's used as a support group, or in similar ways to proven methods, then it could work for the right patient. Really hard to make a blanket statement. Use common sense and remember the quick-fix is usually ineffective or dangerous. ...Read more

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Whats the best weight loss program?

Whats the best weight loss program?

Just be sensible.: The real key to weight loss is to just watch the size of your portions at meals, eat healthy, and exercise regularly. There's no radical diet or exercise plan or pill that will magically give you meaningful and sustained weight loss. The ol' fashioned way is still be best way to lose weight for the long term. Two pounds per week is a prudent rate of loss. ...Read more

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What is the number one weight loss program?

What is the number one weight loss program?

THe one: That works for you and works for the rest of you life. Also, diet and exercise can be simple and inexpensive. You don't need the scams and supplements you see on tv and the internet. Just eat less and exercise more. Support programs such as weight watchers can help. Good luck. ...Read more

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How effective is udvarthana weight loss program?

How effective is udvarthana weight loss program?

Udwarthanam: This compound is reported as being good for taking care of you skin but I don't find any indication that it results on weight loss. If you are indeed losing weight with this compound are you also working hard on a good diet? ...Read more

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How effective is the udvarthanam weight loss program?

How effective is the udvarthanam weight loss program?

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Why might it be that weight loss programs and dieting programs don't work?

Why might it be that weight loss programs and dieting programs don't work?

See below: I weight loss program works very well. But we have failures because people go back to eating the way they used to. If you don't learn anything about what makes you fat and you go back to your old habits. You will only again your weight back. That's why people fail at gastric banding, and gastric bypass. You have to learn to eat correctly for you, see www.Weighstation.Net. I hope this helps. ...Read more

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Which weight loss program is good for senior men?

Moderate protein: The most important thing for seniors is to maintain muscle mass with any weight loss program, should have a goal of at least .4 grams protein per pound of body weight per day as a minimum. I suggest a program with about 20% of daily calories coming from protein, this saves muscle and bone. ...Read more

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Dr. Dariush Saghafi
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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


Dr. Suzanne Gilberg-Lenz
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Ayurveda (Definition)

Ayurveda programs follow the ancient Hindu science of medicine, and offer a holistic approach to health with the goal to help people live long, healthy, and well-balanced lives. The programs focus on the three basic energy types (doshas) found in every person, and work ...Read more