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Doctor insights on: Natural Digestive Enzymes For Weight Loss Whole Foods

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
2,001 doctors shared insights

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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Are acai berry supplements good to eat for weight loss?

Are acai berry supplements good to eat for weight loss?

Antioxidant benefit.: Acai berry is very high in antioxidants, like pomegranate and blueberry. Contrary to popular lore, there's no magic to Acai berry other than its potent antioxidant power. It's a low calorie option for people losing weight, though. ...Read more

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Eating food high in fat, sugars and carbs is bad for skin and causes hair loss?

Eating food high in fat, sugars and carbs is bad for skin and causes hair loss?

No: You need to stop reading disinformation websites. Now, people tend to overeat greasy and sugary stuff and that's how they get fat. The public therefore comes to believe that this stuff is "bad for you" and people are ready to believe that is causes other problems as well. In fact, acne & most other skill trouble is mostly unrelated to diet, and balding is hereditary. ...Read more

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What good vitamins and supplements for dieting and losing fats/weight? By the way. I'm allergic in sea foods.

What good vitamins and supplements for dieting and losing fats/weight?  By the way.  I'm allergic in sea foods.

See below: Eat right, use portion control and be more active to lose weight. Vitamins and supplements are not an answer as well as good eating habits. Fruits and vegetables are high in vitamins and minerals and low in calories, make them a part of every meal. ...Read more

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Can the tuna and water diet work for fast, dramatic weight loss?

Can the tuna and water diet work for fast, dramatic weight loss?

Unhealthy: This incredibly low carb diet is likely to lead to rapid loss of glycogen, muscle breakdown and high potential to regain weight once off the diet. Some types of tuna can have high mercury content. This is not a healthy approach to weight loss (and certainly not a permanent solution). ...Read more

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Can eating vegan and gluten free facilitate weight loss?

Can eating vegan and gluten free facilitate weight loss?

Vegan. gluten free: Yes, you can lose weight with a vegan and gluten-free eating plan. But -- this doesn't mean eating a bunch of "gluten free" junky snacks! you still need to eliminate added sugars, artificial sweeteners, and processed foods. Eat veggies, lean proteins, healthy fats (olive oils, avocados, omega-3's like wild alaskan salmon, etc), and complex carbs. Fruits like raspberries, blueberries too. ...Read more

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I am planning to loose body weight with healthy fruits diet. Will weight loss cause hairfall?

I am planning to loose body weight with healthy fruits diet. Will weight loss cause hairfall?

Healthy diet: will not lead to hair loss. For best and safest results see your doctor for a food plan that meets your needs. Ask about exercise plan also. Low fat diet is NOT the way to go and fruits only will cause blood sugar and mood fluctuations. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Probiotics or digestive enzyme supplements for proper digestion and relief of irregularity?

Probiotics or digestive enzyme supplements for proper digestion and relief of irregularity?

It depends...: This depends on the cause. At 21 a lack of digestive enzymes (or low hydrochloric acid) is less likely than an imbalance of flora. Probiotics may help but if you have intestinal parasites or overgrowth of candida anti-microbial herbs may help too. You may also have gluten intolerance, lactose intolerance or other food sensitivities, or magnesium/other nutrient deficiencies. Find ; treat the cause! ...Read more

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Healthy diet/exercise but difficulty losing weight.What vitamins can help?I do take multivitamin, papaya enzyme​, green tea complex, Garcinia Cambogia

Healthy diet/exercise but difficulty losing weight.What vitamins can help?I do take multivitamin, papaya enzyme​, green tea complex, Garcinia Cambogia

Loosing weight too: fast can be dangerous. See your doc first, and then consider lower carb and higher protein intake. Exercise daily if possible, even brisk walking 20-30 minutes is helpful. Above all, like yourself and others no matter what the scale says. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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What are some foods ideas for losing weight and eating healthy?

What are some foods  ideas for losing weight and eating healthy?

Elimination Diet: Create a three day diary, see which foods cause you discomfort ( stay away from these). Your body does not lie. Do not drink your calories. Incorporate whole foods and avoid prepackaged foods. Our intestines and immune system a lot of times do not respond favorably to pre packed foods. Best wishes! ...Read more

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Which work best together for weight loss: raspberry ketone fresh, garcinia cambogia, and my total body fresh?

Which work best together for weight loss: raspberry ketone fresh, garcinia cambogia, and my total body fresh?

Weight loss: Several thinks work well for weight loss. 1: See a dietitian 2: Go online and read articles about diet and weight loss. Focus on those that do not include diet pills - rely on your own wisdom and drop the pills. ...Read more

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Can my body naturally start not agreeing with certain foods/drinks after eating healthier foods and home made natural juices?

Can my body naturally start not agreeing with certain foods/drinks after eating healthier foods and home made natural juices?

Yes: Your small bowel bacterial environment can be altered depending on diet changes and poor adaptation can result in bloating and cramping. You may have an intolerance not previously known so keep a food diary to identify the potential triggers ...Read more

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Which fruit or vegetable will aid me in loosing weight.

Which fruit or vegetable will aid me in loosing weight.

Nothing special: You need a good, well balanced diet with all kinds of fruits, vegetable and other nutrients, caloric restriction to lose weight, and increased physical activity. Don't believe what you hear or read - there are no "magic" foods. Learn to eat properly for the rest of your life. See a good registered dietitian and get support from programs like weight watchers. ...Read more

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What fatty foods for gaining weight actually work?

What fatty foods for gaining weight actually work?

Eat healthy high : Calorie foods. Eat 6 meals/day. Work on strength training to build your large muscle groups. Workout w heavier weights w fewer repetitions. Sleep at least 8 to 9 hrs/night. Hydrate well w water. Foods to help w healthy weight gain: almonds, cashews, pecans, sunflower seeds, flax seeds, walnuts, hummus, avocados, granola, trail mix, dried fruits, extra virgin olive oil, canola oil, protein shakes, . ...Read more

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Is that acai berry diet good for losing weight rapidly?

Is that acai berry diet good for losing weight rapidly?

Antioxidant benefit.: Acai berry is very high in antioxidants, like pomegranate and blueberry. Contrary to popular lore, there's no magic to Acai berry other than its potent antioxidant power. It's a low calorie option for people losing weight, though. ...Read more

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Dr. Scott Keith
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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


Enzyme (Definition)

An enzyme causes the transformation of a compoond to another compound. In living structures, it is the transformation of a protein to another form. An example is from an inactive state ...Read more