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How can you feel about 'medical weight loss help' or centers?

How can you feel about 'medical weight loss help' or centers?

Variable: Most are for profit, not to help you. There are some scientifically based high-quality centers. Most are connected to universities and are not for-profit franchises run by people with little or no training. Programs like weight watchers are usually cheaper and more reliable for the long term. Don't get your medical information from friends, tv or the internet. Don't believe in miracles. ...Read more

Dr. Olav Jaren
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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 are the pros and cons of medical weight loss using hcg?

What are the pros and cons of medical weight loss using hcg?

Doesn't work: Many good studies show that the weight loss is due to the very low calories, not the hcg. Claims for HCG weight loss are overstated.The fda has found the oral and spray forms of HCG to be fraudulent and illegal. See www.Fda.Gov/hcg. ...Read more

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I joined a weight loss program that consisted if dieting at 800 cals a day. I was under medical supervision but I started losing hair. Should I do it again ? I gained weight due to foot injury and major life events. Now I am not sure if that was a hea

I joined a weight loss program that consisted if dieting at 800 cals a day. I was under medical supervision but I  started losing hair.  Should I do it again ? I gained weight due to foot injury and major life events.  Now  I am not sure if that was a hea

Need supervision: Severe calorie restriction will cause sarcopenia - essential muscle loss and subsequent weight gain leads to sarcopenic obesity - stick hands and legs big midsection. Loosing hair is a sign of adrenal stress and imbalance in hormones causing indirect thyroid stress. You need supervision by md for weight loss or contact first line therapist by http://metagenics.Com - get the therapist in your area. ...Read more

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What is a good weight loss program?

What is a good weight loss program?

One you stick to: Find a program you can stick with. Weight watchers is ranked one of the best. If you cut 500 calories each day you will lose one pound/week. Keep a food log, this is a good website: http://www.Livestrong.Com/thedailyplate/. Exercise 3 times a week for 30-40 minutes. Drink water when you are hungry to curb cravings and before each meal to control portion sizes. ...Read more

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What is a good weight loss program?

What is a good weight loss program?

Diet and exercise: The best way to lose weight is eating a healthy, low-glycemic index (lean protein sources and colorful/green vegetables, avoiding starches and beverages with calories) diet and increasing your physical activity until you can exercise for 30 minutes a day. If you do this and maintain this change you should see steady weight loss. ...Read more

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Whats the best weight loss program?

Whats the best weight loss program?

Just be sensible.: The real key to weight loss is to just watch the size of your portions at meals, eat healthy, and exercise regularly. There's no radical diet or exercise plan or pill that will magically give you meaningful and sustained weight loss. The ol' fashioned way is still be best way to lose weight for the long term. Two pounds per week is a prudent rate of loss. ...Read more

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Which weight loss program is the fastest?

Which weight loss program is the fastest?

Diet & exercise both: Make sure you exercise at least 30 minutes a day, don't skip meals, avoid soda, juice, dairy, alcohol and fried foods. Eat a healthy well balanced diet! also water, organic vegetable broth, green leafy vegetables, natural pickles, apples are great to fill you up so you dont feel hungry and they are very low in calories. ...Read more

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How can I stick to a weight loss program?

How can I stick to a weight loss program?

Go Mobile!: You must aggressively change your lifestyle. Mobile Health games can help. Physicians recommend water, increased veggie intake and walking 10k steps a day. Changing your behavior is HARD! Here is a health game that will help! Commit to tracking your nutrition and weighing in weekly. Losing just 10 pounds can reverse diabetic state. https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/personal-medicine+/id846379884?m ...Read more

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What is the number one weight loss program?

What is the number one weight loss program?

THe one: That works for you and works for the rest of you life. Also, diet and exercise can be simple and inexpensive. You don't need the scams and supplements you see on tv and the internet. Just eat less and exercise more. Support programs such as weight watchers can help. Good luck. ...Read more

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Can we enroll a child in a weight-loss program?

Can we enroll a child in a weight-loss program?

See below: Your child and the family can certainly be educated regarding a healthy diet and a healthy life style. That should be the first step. Following a healthy diet and getting 60 minutes a day of aerobic activity daily will result in weight loss. As far as a specific program, one maybe beneficial, however, i would discuss any program with your child's doctor. ...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


Dr. Vasu Brown
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