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Can d-ribose cause weight gain or does it really help with weight loss?

Can d-ribose cause weight gain or does it really help with weight loss?

May help a bit but:: D-Ribose can be a healthy sugar substitute but isn't a magic weight loss aid.
The key to weight loss is longterm diet changes. Sugars & simple carbs from grains esp. cause weight gain.
It's also wise to avoid fried foods. I like Dr. Fuhrman's diet: http://tinyurl.com/ktampgg Dr. Weil has useful info: http://tinyurl.com/m8avwzh See his "discuss that" link in his article. Exercise is also important! ...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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Can d-ribose help fibromyalgia?

Can d-ribose help fibromyalgia?

Perhaps: ? if d-Ribose can benefit a person with fibromyalgia (FM). I am not aware that this has been studied. Physicians who practice Orthomolecular Medicine believe that if you present the body with the natural materials it uses for internal biochemical processes, those processes will be induced. D-Ribose is used by mitochondria to produce the energy molecule ATP. People w. FM commonly suffer fatigue. ...Read more

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What does d-ribose do?

What does d-ribose do?

Supposedly: Ribose (or D-ribose, which is an isomer) helps to decrease muscle cramping, pain, and improving muscle energy and throughput with exercise. There is no evidence or scientific data that it does anything, but word of mouth and testimonials seem to support the efficacy of ribose in improving exercise duration and performance. ...Read more

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Can you tell me anything about d-ribose health supplements?

Can you tell me anything about d-ribose health supplements?

D-ribose and ATP: D-ribose is a sugar the body uses in the metabolism of ATP, important in muscle metabolism. It is claimed to increase energy including that of muscles. It has been used in athletics, fibromyalgia, chronic fatigue syndrome, sleep aid and fatigue aid. There are actual genetic disorders helped by d-ribosome. The real question unanswered is long term side effects and double-blind trials for proof. ...Read more

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What is d-ribose? Is it safe to add for patients with chf?

What is d-ribose?  Is it safe to add for patients with chf?

Yes: Ribose is one of the building blocks of atp, the energy currency of the body. Your CHF might be due to defective energy metabolism, so ribose might help. ...Read more

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Quick efficient weight loss?

Quick efficient weight loss?

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 the 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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How can I avoid weight loss?

How can I avoid weight loss?

See your doctor: While weight loss can be due to depression, hyperthyroidism, diabetes, or medication or just not eating. If you are having unexplained weight loss, you should see your doctor.

He can run tests to rule out most causes of weight loss. ...Read more

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How can you stop weight loss?

How can you stop weight loss?

Reverse the cause: A person with normal body weight should not lose weight for no apparent reason. A doctor can help find the cause, and begin a corrective treatment. When the cause is stopped, the person's weight should become normal again. Causes include diseases such as thyroid disorders, cancers, digestion and absorption problems, eating disorders, infections, excessive exercise, medicine effects, etc... ...Read more

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Is jogging good for weight loss?

Is jogging good for weight loss?

Great 4 weight loss.: Jogging, any form of cardiovascular exercise for that matter, is great for weight loss. You can only eat so little, so adding exercise like jogging allows you to eat good quantities of healthy low-fat foods while still losing weight by helping your body metabolize the calories more efficiently and burn calories through the extra energy expenditure. Good idea! ...Read more

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Best iphone app for weight loss?

Best iphone app for weight loss?

There are many!: My fitness pal is very good but so are calorie counter by fat secret. Com and diet and calorie tracker by sparkpeople. Com. ...Read more

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How does myalli weight loss work?

How does myalli weight loss work?

Block fat absorption: Alli works by blocking some absorption of fat. It is supposed to be combined with dietary changes which reduce the overall fat intake and portion sizes. Several pills are taken throughout the day (prior to meals). The side effects may include abdominal pain and rectal leakage of some of those fats that go unabsorbed. ...Read more

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Foods that help with weight loss?

Foods that help with weight loss?

Less of them: At the end of the day you have to eat less, and balancing calories through the course of the day will help. Journal what you eat. Most people eat 33% more cal than they think they do. ...Read more

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Suggest me diet for weight loss?

Suggest me diet for weight loss?

Agree w Dr. Baker: There are many helpful weight loss programs available. For sustainable weight loss — life style change is essential. Eat healthfully ; be physically active. Aim for 7.5 to 8 hrs of sleep / night. Hydrate w at least 64 oz of water / day. Calories burned must > calories consumed. Do both cardio ; weight training. You can mix ; match different kinds of physical exercise. ...Read more

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Are weight loss patches effective?

Are weight loss patches effective?

Somewhat: Patch will work but you would have to use additional methods too. Any one product is not effective — some patch has sea kelp which helps thyroid, some has anti- inflammatory products some have carnitine so each helps in a small way. ...Read more

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Is hgc safe to use for weight loss?

Is hgc safe to use for weight loss?

NO: Six studies have been done to date to see the benefit of HCG (human chorionic gonadotropin). All but one study showed "no benefit" in weight loss. Furthermore, the body can take this and use it to make other sex hormones possibly resulting in high levels of hormones that can be harmful as well. Various state medical boards have decided that physicians using this border on quackery. ...Read more

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What are some tips for weight loss?

What are some tips for weight loss?

It's not: Rocket science. Eat less, exercise more and feel better as you lose weight. You need to burn off 3500 calories that you don't take in to lose one pound. Avoid greasy, fast food. Avoid supplements and pills. Don't get your medical advice from friends, tv or the internet. Programs like weight watchers can provide valuable info and support. Good luck. ...Read more

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Any good online weight loss groups?

Any good online weight loss groups?

Education and suppor: Take shape for life is probably the best program available. Go to my website www.Drnewton. Tsfl. Com and spend some time looking at things. You can send me a message from the site if you would like to discuss it more. I can be your health coach throughout the program. ...Read more

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Do weight loss products really work?

Do weight loss products really work?

Weight loss: Many of the products do work but there are better options:
Exercise is important and should attempted at least every other day if you have the time.
Also, go on-line to NuVal and learn a lot about the nutritional value of food. I suspect you will surprised but pleased. ...Read more

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How can my weight loss work exactly?

How can my weight loss work exactly?

Energy balance: The way to lose weight is to expend more energy than taken in. A nutritious and sensible diet with a good exercise program is a safe way to lose weight. ...Read more

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Is egcg tablets good for weight loss?

Is egcg tablets good for weight loss?

EGCG is the active: Ingredient in green tea. It will boost your metabolism so theoretically it can help weight loss. Practically speaking it is an aid to help w/proper meal plan and exercise. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Do you have any tips for weight loss?

Do you have any tips for weight loss?

Eat 200 calories : Less every day, = to 2 pieces of bread or its equivalent, and you'll lose about 2 lbs/ month! ...Read more

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I am losing my friend to weight loss?

I am losing my friend to weight loss?

Weight loss: Food is social. Food is how we say we are happy to see you, sorry I was late, congratulations on a job well done. Most every holiday we have has food as a theme, valentines day chocolates, christmas cookies, thanksgiving dinner. We socialize over food. If your friend is focused on weight loss, you may be feeling like you are socializing differently. There are still lots of fun outside of food. ...Read more

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What do body wraps do for weight loss?

What do body wraps do for weight loss?

Water loss: It dehydrates the fat tissue which is like a sponge and will come right back. Unless you change your dietary habits dramatically. Eat more protein, drink more water, avoid carbohydrates which cause water retention and avoid excessive sodium. Your body wrap might last a week or more that way. ...Read more

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Can there be any herbs for weight loss?

Can there be any herbs for weight loss?

Exercise ;: Nutrition plan are the route to weight loss. Somethings such as green tea can be helpful (minimal impact) but still don't replace how you eat and burn calories. ...Read more

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How can you break a weight loss plateau?

How can you break a weight loss plateau?

Add in weight : Training ; mix up cardio. Eat healthfully ; be physically active. Aim for 7.5 to 8 hrs of sleep / night. Hydrate w at least 64 oz of water / day. Calories burned must > calories consumed if you desire to lose weight. You can mix ; match different exercises. This site helps determine calories burned for > 100 activities: http://www.Prohealth. Com/weightloss/tools/exercise/calculator1_2. Cfm. ...Read more

Dr. Austina Cho
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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