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Are slim fast shakes a good source of nutrition to lose weight?

Are slim fast shakes a good source of nutrition to lose weight?

Slim Fast: Slim fast is fairly high in sugar (18g/serving) and low in protein (10g). Plus it has other additives in it that may or may not agree with your system. Http://tinyurl. Com/n4reuma for a healthful protein shake, you can do a lot better. ...Read more

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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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What is good for weight loss... I'm currently taking slim fast shakes and eating no meat for 3 weeks now. Is this safe to do?

What is good for weight loss... I'm currently taking slim fast shakes and eating no meat for 3 weeks now. Is this safe to do?

It is safe: But what you really need is a well-designed program of diet restriction, education, exercise and weight reduction that you can follow for the rest of your life. Check w/your physician and a good registered dietitian rather than relying on commercial products. Real food is cheaper and healthier. ...Read more

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Hi doc, I would like to know when is the best time to drink slim fast shake?

Meal replacements: Healthtap Doctors are asked not to endorse specific brands or product lines. ...Read more

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On a slim fast type diet and I feel woozy between shakes, what should I do?

On a slim fast type diet and I feel woozy between shakes, what should I do?

High protein diet: Most likely you are having some hypoglycemia si you should try a small fruit like an apple or a small banana and that should resolve the problem, also make sure you hydrate well when you are on high protein diet. ...Read more

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Does slim fast work to help lose weight? I always see before and after photos of people who use them in TV commercials. Are those fake results?

Does slim fast work to help lose weight? I always see before and after photos of people who use them in TV commercials. Are those fake results?

Often regain wt.: Eat healthfully. Try to eat at least 5 servings of vegetables & 4 of fruit per day. Increase nutritional fiber. Avoid refined sugar & junk carbohydrates. Avoid alcohol, sweetened juices, soda & caffeinated beverages. 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. ...Read more

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I'm 305 pounds I'm really struggling to lose weight I've tried slim fast herbalife and various other with no sign of weight loss, thyroid Is fine help?

I'm 305 pounds I'm really struggling to lose weight I've tried slim fast herbalife and various other with no sign of weight loss, thyroid Is fine help?

Bariatric specialist: Eat healthfully. Try to eat at least 5 servings of vegetables & 4 of fruit per day. Increase nutritional fiber. Avoid refined sugar & junk carbohydrates. Avoid alcohol, sweetened juices, soda & caffeinated beverages. 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. ...Read more

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I need to lose weight to keep my heart healthy (have bicuspid aortic valve). Are the slim-fast or Atkins dietshakes unhealthy & do they actually work?

I need to lose weight to keep my heart healthy (have bicuspid aortic valve). Are the slim-fast or Atkins dietshakes unhealthy & do they actually work?

Healthtap Doctors: Are asked not to endorse specific brands or product lines. Eat healthfully. Try to eat at least 5 servings of vegetables & 4 of fruit per day. Increase nutritional fiber. Avoid refined sugar & junk carbohydrates. Avoid alcohol, sweetened juices, soda & caffeinated beverages. Aim for 7.5 to 8 hrs of sleep / night. Hydrate w at least 64 oz of water / day. Calories burned must > calories consumed. ...Read more

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Is it safe to drink protien shakes and creatine when you are trying to lose weight?

Protein is effective: As a method to help improve muscle mass while exercising. Make sure you diet is balanced and your calorie intake does not exceed your calorie expenditure for your target weight. Creatine has been shown to help improve short burst exercise performance if taken properly. ...Read more

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I am a teen, and I weight 220lbs I want to start go jogging every day. Can I drink protein shakes in the same time? Does it help me lose weight?

I am a teen, and I weight 220lbs I want to start go jogging every day. Can I drink protein shakes in the same time? Does it help me lose weight?

Lose weight: Well! Weight loss is possible if you burn more calories than you consume. Jogging-- good idea! Go for it! Will help you burn more calories! protein shakes--- not a good idea. Just eat less and eat healthy! ...Read more

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I drink Isagenix shakes for breakfast, not to lose weight but as an easy/quick meal. I heard that this product is bad for the liver. Is this true?

I drink Isagenix shakes for breakfast, not to lose weight but as an easy/quick meal. I heard that this product is bad for the liver. Is this true?

Check website: The Isagenix website indicates there are numerous products targeted for multiple indications. HealthTap doctors cannot endorse or refute the commercial claims made, nor did you specify the product that concerns you. Prudence would suggest stopping or replacing any supplement that raises your expectation that it causes more harm than good. ...Read more

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Do you think I should drink protein shakes or take any kind of diet pill to lose weight?

Do you think I should drink protein shakes or take any kind of diet pill to lose weight?

Probably No, NoMagic: Please lookup the "dshea act 1994". Food choices & quantities are the big issues in body fat regulation. Study: "how the government makes you fat" on reason. Com, "big fat lies" on youtube. Com, "stossel debunking food myths" on foxbusiness. Com, nusi. Org, dietdoctor. Com/about, dietdoctor. Com/lchf, lustig, fatchance. Html, attia, eatingacademy. Com, finney md, etc. ...Read more

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A friend of mine is trying to lose weight. He's taking weight loss pills and drinking nutrient shakes, however he isn't eating for days at a time.

No magic Solution: Weight loss is just plainly difficulty. Genes play a huge role in determining our weight. Unfortunately our sedentary lifestyle does not help. Starving oneself to lose weight is not a great idea though. Eat a balanced diet but remember portion control is key. Exercises help a lot too. Just minimized fructose and refined sugars. ...Read more

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I'm 1 month postpartum I have no appetite and im trying to lose weight can I drink breakfast shakes to fill me up and help with my calorie intake?

I'm 1 month postpartum I have no appetite and im trying to lose weight can I drink breakfast shakes to fill me up and help with my calorie intake?

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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Hi doc. I have a question. Can the slim fast shake make u fat because it have a lot of calories (200) in it

Hi doc. I have a question. Can the slim fast shake make u fat because it have a lot of calories (200) in it

Yes: If you take in more than the recommended amount of calories for your ideal weight, then you can certainly gain fat. Using slim fast as a meal replacement is probably OK, but drinking them in addition to eating normal meals can put you at risk for weight gain. ...Read more

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Is it safe for me to have slim fast shake with a throyd goiter?

Is it safe for me to have slim fast shake with a throyd goiter?

Not safe for anyone: I don't think Slim Fast is particularly safe for anyone because it has Splenda and Acesulfane Potassium, chemicals that I consider toxic (though not all Drs. Agree) as well as ingredients from GMO corn, soy and canola oil, all best avoided. See https://tinyurl. Com/y7ltl54g and https://tinyurl. Com/yax8zlom
There are FAR better choices- see https://draxe. Com/meal-replacement-shakes/
and comment: ...Read more

Shaking (Definition)

Shaking is a symptom in which a person has tremors (shakiness or small back and forth movements) in part or all of his body. Shaking can be due to cold body temperatures, rising fever (such as with infections), neurological problems, medicine ...Read more