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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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Is the all natural weight loss supplement called ACE ok to take while breastfeeding a 1 year old?

Is the all natural weight loss supplement called ACE ok to take while breastfeeding a 1 year old?

No: Weight loss supplements are never a good idea, especially while pregnant or breastfeeding. From what I can tell, it looks like this "supplement" is just a very high caffeine drink - like an energy drink. While a small amount of caffeine is okay while breastfeeding, a large amount is not recommended. ...Read more

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I'm trying acia berry natural weight loss supplement with green tea extract colon cleanse, is it effective and how?

I'm trying acia berry natural weight loss supplement with green tea extract colon cleanse, is it effective and how?

Healthtap Doctors: Are asked not to endorse specific brands or product lines. The best approach to weight loss is physical activity and good food/ portion choices. Some of the colon cleanses can be risky for your health. Natural, fresh organic juicing with protein powder & appropriate supplementation can be beneficial - but you need to be knowledgeable about it before hand. ...Read more

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Can the weight loss supplement refirm work?

Can the weight loss supplement refirm work?

No: Diet and exercise are the only things that work. Supplements are foreign substances - you don't know what's in them or what they will do to your body or what harm they could cause. The only thing that will lose weight is you wallet. Don't get your medical information from friends, tv or the internet. ...Read more

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What is the number one weight loss supplement?

What is the number one weight loss supplement?

Diet & exercise: The botton line for any weight loss program is you need to increase your exercise (preferably exercise 30 minutes to an hour, 5-6 days/week) and decrease your caloric intake below your daily calorie needs. A slow and steady weight loss is preferred and a change in your lifestyle where you maintain your newfound activity level is key to your maintenance of your weight loss! ...Read more

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Has anyone heard of ACE weight loss supplement?

Has anyone heard of ACE weight loss supplement?

Yes: These type products have high levels of caffeine which can raise blood pressure & heart rate. Check with your primary physician before beginning any weight loss program. Bravo for wanting to manage your weight. Just be sure you are on the right protocol. It always starts with the right diet and excercise program! The pic is an actual label from the a.C.E. Product. ...Read more

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What do you recommend as a weight loss supplement?

What do you recommend as a weight loss supplement?

None: Diet and exercise are the only things that work. Supplements are foreign substances - you don't know what's in them or what they will do to your body or what harm they could cause. The only thing that will lose weight is you wallet. Don't get your medical information from friends, tv or the internet. ...Read more

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What to do if I have extreme weight loss supplement?

What to do if I have extreme weight loss supplement?

Extreme weight loss: I don't fully understand what you mean by extreme weight loss. How much weight have you lost and over what period of time. There are many causes of extreme weight loss, some not so bad and some worse. Do not hesitate to see your doctor ASAP. ...Read more

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Can you tell me about the best weight loss supplement for men?

Can you tell me about the best weight loss supplement for men?

The one you don't: Buy and don't take. Supplements don't help you lose weight except in your wallet. You need to eat less and exercise more, for the rest of your life. Don't get your medical information from friends, tv or internet scams. ...Read more

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Please describe a good weight loss supplement to use with diet?

Please describe a good weight loss supplement to use with diet?

Works great w/ exerc: Suppl that stim the release of hormone sensitive lipase (hsl) are the best. But find a supplement that has the purest form in the correct dosage of forskolin choleii a root extract. Trick w/ this suppl is that it works at its strongest when exercising. It compounds the normal stim signal to fat cells to release hsl. Hsl-accelerator is the purest, more info from me for you at ashworthmed@hotmail. Com. ...Read more

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What is the number one weight loss supplement out on the market?

What is the number one weight loss supplement out on the market?

Sleep: Studies show that for every hour you short yourself of sleep, you eat up to 500 extra calories a day to try to make up for the missing energy. ...Read more

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Can you tell me any weight loss supplement that actually works and is safe?

Can you tell me any weight loss supplement that actually works and is safe?

Weight loss: I am not a fan of rapid weight loss.
I recommend my patients lose 2-4 pounds a month. Achieve that goal with diet and exercise, not with a weight loss supplement.

The internet caries many articles/comments about the value of food. My preference is "NuVal" but there many equally as good.

Don't forget to exercise. ...Read more

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What is the best weight loss supplement on the market? Is there one that really works?

What is the best weight loss supplement on the market? Is there one that really works?

None: There is no "best" weight loss supplement on the market because none of them do any good. The only thing that loses weight is your wallet. The only thing that works is eating less and exercising more. You have to burn off 3500 calories to lose a pound. Good luck. ...Read more

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Is there a weight loss supplement for heart patients?

Is there a weight loss supplement for heart patients?

Co enzyme Q10: Many people take coenzyme q 10. There is insufficient data for me to recommend it. Niacin is used to lower cholesterol and raise HDL ("good") cholesterol but, again, the data is mixed. The recent "aim-high" study showed no benefit in pts adding it to a statin. Eating fish is beneficial. Taking fish oils may be helpful but remains unclear. Some people take garlic but there's no proof of benefit. ...Read more

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Can a 13 year old be taking a weight loss supplement?

Can a 13 year old be taking a weight loss supplement?

Yes, but why?: Supplements don't help people lose weight! that's through diet and exercise. Supplements are a waste of money, particularly for a 13 year old where they could have adverse effects depending upon the ingredients. Don't get your medical information from friends, tv or the internet. ...Read more

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What is a recommended over-the-counter weight loss supplement?

What is a recommended over-the-counter weight loss supplement?

Actually, don't: Recommend them to my patients. To lose weight - 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 > ...Read more

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How do I choose a weight loss supplement to aid me in my weight loss goals?

How do I choose a weight loss supplement to aid me in my weight loss goals?

There are none: There are no over-the-counter weight loss supplements that have good clinical studies showing that they work. Billions of dollars are spent each year by for supplements that do not work. The fda does not control this industry because they are considered food supplements, not drugs. Read the disclaimer on all of these products that says "these statements have not been evaluated by the fda, etc.". ...Read more

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Is hydroxycut weight loss supplement safe to use? Any reasons not to use it?

Is hydroxycut weight loss supplement safe to use? Any reasons not to use it?

Weight loss: Most of the advertised weight loss supplements are not fda approved, so you cannot really trust their claims. I recommend trying to lose weight with proper diet and exercise. Weight watchers is also a great program. Good luck! ...Read more

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What is a good weight loss supplement to use that I can get online and mailed legally?

None: Do not waste your money on the online hucksters who want to sell you supplements that are "legal". Do not buy stuff with ephedrine (ephedrine sulfate). Just eat less. ...Read more

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Please describe a good weight loss supplement to use and any ideas for losing weight before summer?

Please describe a good weight loss supplement to use and any ideas for losing weight before summer?

None: There are no good weight loss supplements. They are a total waste of money. You lose weight by eating less and exercising more, not by putting unknown chemicals into your body! Don't get your medical information from friends, tv or the internet. ...Read more

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I am really confused that which weight loss supplement is best for me and will give fast results. Need some tips?

I am really confused that which weight loss supplement is best for me and will give fast results. Need some tips?

AVOID Diet Pills: All diet pills are extremely risky. Not only can they dysregulate your metabolic system and your stress response system, thereby increasing the risk for developing depression & anxiety, they can interfere with absorption of nutrients and set up an individual for developing a serious eating disorder, which then has a damaging & dangerous course of its own! ...Read more

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Is Hydroxycut a safe weight loss supplement? 1-2 hours of cardio 5 days/week for 3 months and haven't lost any weight. I want to try a supplement.

Food Diary: No. It is not safe. It will not lead to any real or lasting weight loss. If you are not losing weight then you are either not eating enough calories, or you are eating the wrong amount and kind of calories. The next indicated and most effective thing you can do is to find an online tool to help you keep a food diary for seven days that will give you the total amount of calories and the kind ...Read more

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I'm currently taking a weight loss supplement called oxy elite pro I like it but it gives me the jitterd and makes anxious will I ever get use to them?

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I'm currently taking a weight loss supplement called oxy elite pro I like it but it gives me the jitterd and makes anxious will I ever get use to them?

Oxyelite pro: It contains 6 active ingredients; caffeine, bacopa monniere, bauhinia purpurea, rauwolfia, cirsium oligophyllum, & geranium. They stimulate the thyroid gland & boost metabolism. It can lead to overstimulation, heart trouble, sweating, & menstrual cycle changes. I personally would not recommend it. ...Read more

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Is it a bad idea for a diabetic to take a weight loss supplement?

Is it a bad idea for a diabetic to take a weight loss supplement?

Talk to your doctor: There are many factors to diabetes and excess weight is certainly one.
It would best to talk to your doctor. ...Read more

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I have been on SSRI's for two years and gained 30 pounds. Diet and excersize don't help. Can I take Forskolin or another weight loss supplement?

I have been on SSRI's for two years and gained 30 pounds. Diet and excersize don't help. Can I take Forskolin or another weight loss supplement?

Your age?: We need to know your age. Please put it in your public profile. We cannot answer questions from minors. Knowing your country or state helps, too. Age, location, and gender, can affect our answer, since some conditions are more likely in different places or in different age groups. Be honest! You expect if of us, and we expect it of you! ...Read more

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Taking a weight loss supplement it has anthraquinone 0.196 g of it what is anthraquinone and is this safe and what are the Side effects of taking it?

Dietary supplements: Why do we take "stuff" then ask about safety & interactions afterwards. Why don't we ask those questions 1st? Manufacturers of dietary supplements are not require to prove effectiveness or safety before marketing. Check out http://en. Wikipedia. Org/wiki/Anthraquinone for info on Anthraquinone, which is a stimulant laxative & not recommended for weight loss. ...Read more

Dr. Dariush Saghafi
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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


Dr. Randy Baker
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Supplements (Definition)

A dietary supplement, also known as food supplement or nutritional supplement, is a preparation intended to supplement the diet and provide nutrients, such as vitamins, minerals, fiber, fatty acids, or amino acids, that may be missing or may not be consumed in sufficient quantities in a person's diet. Some countries define dietary supplements as foods, while ...Read more