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Is it true that garlic can help with weight loss?

Is it true that  garlic can help with weight loss?

Yes: Anything as beneficial as garlic will help with weight loss in one way or another. Garlic improves metabolism and lowers inflammation which in itself is helpful with weight loss. There is some evidence that it directly influences the number of fat cell formation and size. It also provides nutrients for healthier hormonal balance so it really is good. Only remember high heat destroys it! ...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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Can garlic help in weight loss?

Can garlic help in weight loss?

Yes.: The anti-inflammatory properties in garlic help decrease the number of new fat cells. Extra weight means more inflammation and that further increases obesity. That is one of the reasons that the more overweight you are the harder it is to lose. ...Read more

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Is japanese garlic good for weight loss?

Is japanese garlic good for weight loss?

Not really: Garlic can season your food but it doesn't promote weight loss. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more

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Can drinking ganoderma in coffee and having garlic work together for weight loss?

Can drinking ganoderma in coffee and having garlic work together for weight loss?

Weight loss simple: The simple equation for weight loss. Less calories taken in (food) and more calories going out (daily activity). Note: most people do not realize they take in close to 3500 calories per day, but only may need 2000. The excess calories equals added weight. Important to eat small meals every 3 hours to keep blood sugar level and avoid cravings. It can be easy -- look into take shape for life, . ...Read more

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Is it unhealthy to cook turkey breast or chicken breast on medium on stove with little olive oil and mixed garlic? Will this damage my weight loss?

Is it unhealthy to cook turkey breast or chicken breast on medium on stove with little olive oil and mixed garlic? Will this damage my weight loss?

OK: Grill or broil is better, as excess fat dripa away, but your way isn't awful. More important is portion size and what you eat with it (skip the fries, coke ; cake!). Good luck with your weight loss! ...Read more

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Is it true that metformin can help with weight loss if u diet and exercise?

Is it  true that metformin can help with weight loss if u diet and exercise?

Yes: For many people who technically don't have diabetes, it is possible that metabolic syndrome, pcos or pre-diabetes are still interfering with the body’s ability to process sugar in the blood. Thisdrug can help them by breaking the vicious cycle of blood sugar spikes, excess insulin, and the resulting blood sugar low that sets off an almost uncontrollable drive to eat to try and restore blood sugar. ...Read more

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My personal trainer told me to cut carbs including fruit to lose weight. I thought fruits would help with weight loss. Is it true that I should cut it?

My personal trainer told me to cut carbs including fruit to lose weight. I thought fruits would help with weight loss. Is it true that I should cut it?

Trainer's wrong: Eat a healthy well-balanced diet, just eat less than you burn off. There's no magic food. You don't want to restrict or increase any of the three: protein, carbohydrate or fat, as all have important functions. Personal trainers generally don't have any formal nutritional education; that's why their trainers, not dietitians. See a dietitian for more expert advice. ...Read more

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Are advertisements about weight loss without exercise true?

Are advertisements about weight loss without exercise true?

Cardio Mix: The best way to lose weight is cardio and a balanced diet. However, do not always do the same exercise or you will increase your risks for stress injuries. Mix things up with running, biking, swimming, or circuit training. Ultimately you need to burn more than you consume. Exercises such as crunches, planks, sit-ups, etc are good for toning the abdominal muscles, but cardio is best for weight loss. ...Read more

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I want to gain weight but i eat slowly. Is it true that this causes weight loss? If so how an i eat a little faster to gain weight?

Confusion: It is unlikely that you are eating so slowly as to be wasting away...However, it is true that if you scarf down your food you can eat well past when your body would have signaled you to stop due to satiety (=full), and put on weight. ...Read more

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Dr. John Landi
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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