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Is taking Alli diet pills with laxatives a good idea?

Is taking Alli diet pills with laxatives a good idea?

Probably not: Alli typically will cause loose fatty stools. This in combo with laxatives could cause electrolyte problems not to mention incontinence. This is not a healthy way to lose weight if that is what you're trying to do. Alli with a balanced diet minus the laxatives would be a safer bet. ...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


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Will a fiber rich diet help constipation?

Will a fiber rich diet help constipation?

Daily recommended: Dose is 25-30 gms a day. Besides fiber drink atleast 6-8 glasses of water and take a stool softener twice a day. Stay active and if this all doesnt help then see a GI doc for further workup. ...Read more

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Is there Liquid diet plan for laxative abuse recovery?

Is there Liquid diet plan for laxative abuse recovery?

No: Here is a good dietary plan for recovery. It is essentially a regular diet! Your body needs water and high fiber foods for regular bowels. http://www.edcatalogue.com/stop-abusing-laxatives/ ...Read more

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Diet plan to lose weight?

Diet plan to lose weight?

Long-term changes: The best plan is not a temporary diet but long-term changes. Sugars & simple carbs from grains esp cause weight gain. I like dr. Furhman's diet:http://www.Drfuhrman.Com/library/what-is-a-nutritarian-diet.Aspx dr. Weil has useful info: www.Huffingtonpost.Com/andrew-weil-md/carbohydrates-weight-loss_b_1937312.Html- see his "discuss that" link in his article. Exercise is also important. Good luck! ...Read more

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Is a liquid diet a good diet plan ?

Is a liquid diet a good diet plan ?

Not exclusively: Liquid diet preparations need to contain a balance of the nutrients you need throughout the day. If they do, they are a convenient way to take in a calorie-controlled meal. But its best to also have the fiber/other benefits of food. Replacing one or at most two meals with a balanced liquid diet can be ok. Danger of all liquid diets: calories too low, lose too fast, metabolism falls, REGAIN! ...Read more

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I'm gaining weight despite adopting a diet plan and exercise.

I'm gaining weight despite adopting a diet plan and exercise.

Track calories & exe: Track calories & exercise. Decrease total calories you consume and increase exercise to lose weight. Good app for tracking diet and exercise is "my fitness pal". ...Read more

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Is senokot (senna) an effective diet pill?

Is senokot (senna) an effective diet pill?

No, it's a laxative: Laxatives are not effective diet pills. You lose water and electrolytes (sodium, potassium, etc), not calories, not fat, you just get dehydrated-not real weight loss. Take enough and you screw up your bowel and kidneys. ...Read more

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Will diet pills or laxatives affect plan b?

Will diet pills or laxatives affect plan b?

They shouldn't: They should not affect the efficacy of Plan B, but you might want to hold off on those medicines for a few days after taking it just to be safe. ...Read more

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What meal plans for a 500 calorie a day diet actually work?

What meal plans for a 500 calorie a day diet actually work?

See details: A 500 calorie a day diet is too severe. You do not need to starve yourself but fish and vegetables should be the main components with grains and some fresh fruit. ...Read more

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Constipation problems. I've tried everything. Laxatives. Fiber. Change in diet. Probiotics. Chiropractic adjustments.

Constipation problems.  I've tried everything.  Laxatives.  Fiber. Change in diet. Probiotics. Chiropractic adjustments.

Other basics: Do you try to move bowel twice a day, after breakfast and dinner, at least 5 minutes, regardless the result? Do you drink plenty of fluid including juices containing large amount of soluble fibers such as apple or prune juice? Have you consulted with your doctor( to rule out neurologic conditions and hirschsprung disease)? ...Read more

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Please describe a good daily meal and diet plan for weight loss?

Please describe a good daily meal and diet plan for weight loss?

Weight watchers: If you really do not want to do weight watchers, you can calculate your bmi (basal metabolic index) and eat 200 calories a day less. Bmi calculator may be found on web md. ...Read more

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Diet plan to remove extra fat?

Diet plan to remove extra fat?

Reduce weight: This is a repeat of what I have said before. My philosophy is that the best way to lose weight is not by dieting, but by changing your lifestyle to a healthier one. You don't need a drastic diet. Make small changes. Eat the right portions, eat 3-5 small meals a day, cut back on carbs and sugars, increase lean protein/veggie/fruit/water intake, and start doing some cardiovascular exercise. ...Read more

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Whats diet plan to gain weight?

Whats diet plan to gain weight?

Eat calories more: Eat more calories than you need from good healthy sources such as nuts, lean meats, healthy oils added to your foods. In order to gain weight and not fat, you might need to challenge your muscles with exercise and strength training. You can calculate how many calories you need based on age, weight, and sex at many online sites. ...Read more

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Does cambridge diet give you loose bowels?

Does cambridge diet give you loose bowels?

It may: From cambridgedietusa.com Diarrhea may initially be caused from the combination of nutrients provided by Cambridge products. Most bodies regulate themselves within a few days. However, if diarrhea persists, it may an indication of lactose (carbohydrate in milk) intolerance. Taking six "mini-meals" instead of three full meals sometimes assists the body to adjust to the new nutrients more slowly. ...Read more

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Can Plan B be taken with natural herbal diet pills?

Can Plan B be taken with natural herbal diet pills?

Yes: Those will not interraction, or shouldn't. In any event it's not worth being pregnant over and i've never heard of any significant interractions. ...Read more

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Osmotic laxative for weight loss, does this work?

Osmotic laxative for weight loss, does this work?

Weight loss: You haven't provided enough information. What is your weight and what is your Body Mass Index (BMI). You will find the appropriate information on the web or in your doctor's office. Assuming you are overweight, laxatives are not a good option. Far better to understand your food and drink intake and then start down on this. Go on-line to "NuVal" and you should learn a lot. ...Read more

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Can the lemonade diet work?

See below: I'm not found any of the liquid diets, whether it's lemonade, grapefruit juice, kiwi juice, to have any sustaining properties. You need to learn how to eat for yourself correctly. Check with your doctor before beginning any dietary regiment. ...Read more

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A diet plan for diabetic?

Low carbs: Simple sugars and processed carbs should be avoided or limited. This includes any flour product. The fine grind makes absorption quick, and spikes your blood sugar which increases Insulin and promotes weight gain. Good fats such as olive oil and coconut oil are fine in sensible amounts. Eat a rainbow of organic vegetables and just enough protein. ...Read more

Dr. Andrew Seibert
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Laxative (Definition)

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