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Doctor insights on: I Need To Do A Cleanse To Lose Weight

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Dr. Brad Goldenberg
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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


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I was wondering if there were any great home remedies to cleanse your body and help lose weight?

I was wondering if there were any great home remedies to cleanse your body and help lose weight?

Save Your Money: All you need is a bar of soap to clean you skin and scalp, your body is already clean inside--you have kidneys, spleen liver, color and even the skin that eliminates toxins, you dont need to waste money on a "cleanse" natural or not.-- You lose weight by reducing calories--esp high carbs, drinks with sugar, fast foods, bad snacks & do a little exercise. Drinks with sugar are the easiest to stop. ...Read more

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Are juice cleansing good to lose weight?

Are juice cleansing good to lose weight?

Losing weight: To lose weight, get ur resting metabolism rate done(weight loss centers do this). This determines the total number of calories you need to lose 1-2lbs/week. Decreasing 500cal/day will give you a 1lb wt loss in 1wk; drink water (1/2 your body weight), eat small meals about 150-200cal 2-4x/(depending on your metabolism rate) and 500cal/meal at night: lean protein/veggies; avoid carbs, . ...Read more

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Can i eat salad & fruit on the master cleanse & still lose weight?

Can i eat salad & fruit on the master cleanse & still lose weight?

To Lose Weight: I understand your desire to lose weight. The Master Cleanse has organic lemon juice, cayenne pepper, and maple syrup mixture that is rich in vitamins nutrients It is ok to eat Salads and fruits, healthy meals. Accept your weight at this time and set small goals at a time to lose weight. Feel good about your ongoing accomplishments. See a Nutritionist for caloric intake and Therapist for stress ...Read more

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Is juice cleansing good? I wann lose weight, and i want to know if it is safe. Im 5'7 and my weight is 190lbs.

Is juice cleansing good? I wann lose weight, and i want to know if it is safe. Im 5'7 and my weight is 190lbs.

Juicing: Juice cleanse can be a healthy jump start to weight loss but to be effective weight loss must be achieved by long term modifications of diet and activity. ...Read more

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Orginal colon cleanse works for to lose weight..

Orginal colon cleanse works for to lose weight..

Not recommended, but: I'M ALL FOR IT IF by "cleanse" you mean adopting a healthy lifestyle with routine exercise, cutting out tobacco, reducing alcohol & sugary drinks, minimizing highly processed foods & fats, & adding in lean proteins, whole fruits, vegetables, & nuts. DON'T DO IT IF instead you mean taking some fad diet, enema, colonic, or purgative to lose weight or supposedly rid your body of unspecified "toxins." ...Read more

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Can you lose weight with nekter juice cleanse?

Can you lose weight with nekter juice cleanse?

Yes but Don't: While I am not familiar,with,this,particular cleanse, most of them are not healthy. While you may lose weight, it will be short term. In addition, cleanses don't typically provide the full range of vitamins and nutrients which can lead to other problems. Any quick weight loss approach is likely to lead to a rebound weight increase. This explains the observation that diets lead to weight gain! ...Read more

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Can getting a colon cleanse help you lose weight and is it healthy?

Can getting a colon cleanse help you lose weight and is it healthy?

Lose=yes healthy=no: Your colon may hold a few pounds of waste (stool) normally, although severely constipated people may hold more. Evacuating the colon will thus drop some pounds, but they come back as soon as you eat and make more waste, so very temporary. "colon cleansing" is frowned upon, unnecessary and likely often harmful to your body so don't do it! ...Read more

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Is it true that 2tsps of apple cider vinagar a day can cleanse your liver and help you lose weight? Tyvm

Is it true that 2tsps of apple cider vinagar a day can cleanse your liver and help you lose weight? Tyvm

More research needed: Apple cider vinegar is touted as a cure for many maladies though research is limited. It does lower elevated blood sugar (a great benefit) & may lower cholesterol, reduce cancer risk, enhance mineral absorption, help lose weight, chelate lead & other heavy metals & support detoxification in general. It is a home remedy for many things- see http://tinyurl.com/k6nqdr7 & http://tinyurl.com/joe2kht ...Read more