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Doctor insights on: If I Drink Oolong Tea Along With A Healthy Diet Exercise Will I Lose Weight

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Will green tea help me lose weight when drank on a calorie controlled diet and doing exercise?

Will green tea help me lose weight when drank on a calorie controlled diet and doing exercise?

Yes, but . . .: Drinking green tea (choose one that contains no sugar and little or no caffeine) can help with weight loss if it is substituting for other drinks that contain calories. Drinking green tea before each meal can also fill up the stomach somewhat, and make a person satisfied with a smaller meal. If substituting green tea for non-fat milk, one would need another source for vitamin d and calcium. ...Read more

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Dr. Moshe Lewis
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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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If i eat a low carb diet and drink 2 gallons of water a day will i lose weight fast?

If i eat a low carb diet and drink 2 gallons of water a day will i lose weight fast?

Calories, exercise: If you also do aerobic exercise at least 3-5 times a week, weights to build muscle, and restrict your intake of calories by about 300kcal less a day, you will lose about a pound a week which is safest. The main thing is to learn new habits by changing the old over time. Smaller portions with white smaller plates actually has been studied to help. Drink water or water-based soup or salad first. ...Read more

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Do detox teas actually help you loose weight with healthy eatin and exercise along with it? & willl that weight stay off once you stop drinkin the tea

Do detox teas actually help you loose weight with healthy eatin and exercise along with it? & willl that weight stay off once you stop drinkin the tea

No: A person can eat healthy foods in proper amounts (less food than before), exercise several times a week, avoid sugar and simple starches, avoid drinks containing sugar, and lose weight (plus keep it off) without any special teas. The "detox" or "weight loss" teas are sold to earn money for the merchants and manufacturers. ...Read more

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Want to decrease my calorie intake to 1200 a day, with exercise, and eat mostly whole and natural foods, will a diet pill accelerate my weight loss?

Want to decrease my calorie intake to 1200 a day, with exercise, and eat mostly whole and natural foods, will a diet pill accelerate my weight loss?

Exercise: There is no basis for thinking a pill will accelerate weight loss in a healthful way. You are on the right track with eating natural and whole foods, emphasizing a balance and avoiding saturated fats. Resistance, weights and exercise are a healthy way to lose weight while eating lighter. ...Read more

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Does green tea help to reduce weight? If yes, how fast one can reduce weight with consumption of green tea and a balanced diet?

Does green tea help to reduce weight? If yes, how fast one can reduce weight with consumption of green tea and a balanced diet?

If no sugar or cream: Helpful weight loss diets have natural foods that take time to chew but contain few calories. Examples include carrots, celery, and iceberg lettuce (little/no salad dressing). When shopping for fruits, buy small ones no bigger than a tennis ball, because fruits have sugar. Drinks without calories include water and green tea. A calorie is a calorie, but surely avoid sugar & simple starch calories. ...Read more

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If i eat vegetables fruits and drink water for a month as a diet how much weight will i lose roughly?

If i eat vegetables fruits and drink water for a month as a diet how much weight will i lose roughly?

Depends: It depends on how many calories you are consuming currently. If you eat 3500 calories less, you will lose 1 lb. So, if you have been eating around 2000 calories on average per day, and start to diet so that you are eating about 1000 calories, in 1 week you will lose 2 lbs., 4 weeks 8 lbs. ...Read more

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Does eating fruits and drinking nothing but water help you lose weight fast? And also just alittle excersize?

Does eating fruits and drinking nothing but water help you lose weight fast? And also just alittle excersize?

Dieting: Absolutely not. Starvation will always fail when you start eating again. The metabolism will take a long time to catch up. You must have protein and the majority of your calories (60%) should be proteins. Sugar is your enemy! fruit s 100% sugar. ...Read more

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How much weight could I lose in a month with diet and lite exercise?

Weight loss/diet/exe: About 3 to 5 lbs a month is adequate and can be done, it also depends what weight and bmi you are to start with and what kind/how many total calries/carbs/fats/protein you are on and how much exercise is little exercise. ...Read more

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How much weight can one lose in 2 weeks using a lemon diet, eating no carbs, exercising, and waterdiet?

How much weight can one lose in 2 weeks using a lemon diet, eating no carbs, exercising, and waterdiet?

Don't try it: Never try to lose more than 2 pounds per week. Your body needs 40 essential nutrients every day: 13 vitamins, 15 minerals, 10 Amino Acids from protein and 2 fatty acids. If you do a fad fast like the one you describe, every day, some cells in your body will die of starvation. Use a reputable meal substitute formula like ensure, boost or glucerna, instead. ...Read more

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Can I lose weight if I drink 3 litres of plain water and eat a lot without exercising?

Can I lose weight if I drink 3 litres of plain water and eat a lot without exercising?

No: Water alone will not cause weight loss. Try a 1200 cal balanced healthy diet and regular exercise to loose weight, You need to burn off 3500 more caories than you take in to loose weight. ...Read more

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Is it ok for a teen to drink green tea?I'm in a diet and I hear green tea can help you lose weight and boost your metabolism.If so how many cups a day

Is it ok for a teen to drink green tea?I'm in a diet and I hear green tea can help you lose weight and boost your metabolism.If so how many cups a day

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. EGCG capsules will provide more help than drinking the tea alone and you won't need to use the bathroom so much. See doc for appropriate food plan, possibly low carb and higher protein. ...Read more

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Will a diet of chicken and vegetables help you lose weight?

Will a diet of chicken and vegetables help you lose weight?

Cutting down on: Junk carbohydrates and high fat foods can help to lose weight. But one must still be sure that calories burned exceed calories ingested to lose weight. ...Read more

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Should i drink a laxative to start my weight loss diet?

No: Laxative have no place in weight loss, which needs to be learning to eat less and exercise more for the rest of your life. Most people go their entire life without ever needing or taking a laxative. ...Read more

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I can't lose weight i go to the gym 3 days/week and I am on a diet i eat healthy food and cut down all sweets, i drink green tea a lot.I am 67km-165cm.

I can't lose weight i go to the gym 3 days/week and I am on a diet i eat healthy food and cut down all sweets, i drink green tea a lot.I am 67km-165cm.

Consult nutritionist: Please consider consulting a nutritionist to check on your detailed food plan. If you're sensitive to any foods you're eating, it can contribute to weight gain. Also if you have thyroid problems, there can be weight gain/difficulty losing weight. Your physician can evaluate your overall health -- including thyroid health. ...Read more

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Is it ok for a teen to drink green tea?I'm in a diet and I hear green tea can help you lose weight and boost your metabolism.If so how many cups a day

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. EGCG capsules will provide more help than drinking the tea alone and you won't need to use the bathroom so much. See doc for appropriate food plan, possibly low carb and higher protein. ...Read more

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Dr. Pam Yoder
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Healthy Diet (Definition)

Pregnant women should eat a balanced, nutritional diet and increase their calorie intake to meet the needs of the developing fetus and their changing bodies. Eating a range of wholesome and nutritious foods during pregnancy is one of the most important things that women can do to ensure the normal development and growth of the fetus, and it can help to prevent prematurity and low birth weight. For the mother, good nutrition helps to prevent anemia, ...Read more


Dr. Arthur Heller
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Diet (Definition)

refers to all the physical matter humans (like all living creatures) must take in on a recurring basis; only partially for energy. Like all life on planet humans are open systems which keep tearing down their structure & require intake of atoms/molecules from which to rebuild their structure. Intestinal lining cells replaced ~every 3 days. CaPO4 in bones ~every 6 years, ...Read more