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Do new direction weight loss shakes work well ?

Do new  direction weight loss shakes work well ?

I am not familiar: w/that brand but protein shakes in general can be helpful. Just be sure to eat nutritious meals at other times. Ck w/doc about exercise also. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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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Should i try dr. Oetker's "fun foods" milk shake mix or ensure for weight loss?

Should i try dr. Oetker's "fun foods" milk shake mix or ensure for weight loss?

Definitely NOT: Both of these have calories and are designed to make money for the manufacturer. They will not help you lose weight. You need to burn off 3500 more calories than you take in to lose a pound. Don't get your medical information from friends, tv or the internet. ...Read more

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Is herbal life shakes good for weight loss?

Is herbal life shakes good for weight loss?

Why?: Who knows, since no one knows what's in them and they are only studied scientifically if people get sick or die after using them. Plus, they won't help you lose weight, gain muscle or anything positive, although your wallet will lose weight. Save your money, and your health. Learn to eat and exercise properly for the rest of your life. Don't get medical info from friends, tv or the internet. ...Read more

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Can weight loss shakes be safe for teenage girls?

Can weight loss shakes be safe for teenage girls?

Avoid if possible: First of all weight loss for teenage girls can be tricky because while they are still growing and have nutritional needs to support growth and development, many try to cut calories. Be clear if the teen really has excess weight and if so, work with a physician and or a nutritionist to safely and effectively lose weight. Diet, exercise and and healthy habits are better than shakes! ...Read more

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I need to be able to take a weight loss shake that does not contain iodine as I have just been hospitalised with a severe anaphylactic response?

I need to be able to take a weight loss shake that does not contain iodine as I have just been hospitalised with a severe anaphylactic response?

Hope this helps: Question? Facts: shellfish anaphylaxis and anaphylasis-like reactions to radiocontrast media have nothing to do with iodine. Urban myths. ...Read more

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Is it healthy to take protein shake for weight loss?

Is it healthy to take protein shake for weight loss?

A protein shake: Is fine as long as you combine it w/nutritious food at other meals. Please get a food plan from your doc. You probably know that exercise plays a role in weight loss as well. Again, get clearance from your doc so you will be safe and successful. Slow and steady weight loss is best. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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My friend approached us about body by vi weight loss shakes is it safe for a diabetic?

My friend approached us about body by vi weight loss shakes is it safe for a diabetic?

Safe, but: Worthless. Check w/your doctor for a program of diet restriction, exercise and weight loss. Don't believe everything you hear from friends, tv or the internet. ...Read more

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Is there a weight loss shake dairy free recommend - stress, blood sugar, age has caused me to have problems losing weight?

Is there a weight loss shake dairy free recommend - stress, blood sugar, age has caused me to have problems losing weight?

Yes: There are many options for meal replacement/supplementation. Key elements to look for in a dietary meal replacement would be 1) a balance of protein to carbohydrate - look for a better than 1:3 ratio 2) quality ingredients (many are soy or whey based - you would look for soy to avoid dairy. There are many brands so you many want to sample a few. Consider some research into the glycemic index. ...Read more

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Is it good to have a protein shake for breakfast for weight loss?

Is it good to have a protein shake for breakfast for weight loss?

Protein shakes can-: -have lots of sugar, & is not 4 wt loss, but 2 increase Ur daily protein intake. Mainly should B ingested after a work out. Best way 2 loose wt is am workouts, day of rest or cardio, & use protein supplements only if Ur daily intake is insufficient. Maintenance is 50gms/day if U do not get this then a supplement may B needed. Always read the labels for caloric & sugar content. ...Read more

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How do protein shakes help with weight loss?

How do protein shakes help with weight loss?

If used as : Sustitute for food. Protein drinks may help in losing weight if you reduce your caloric intake by subsisting on protein shakes and foregoing other foods. Protein shakes donot provide balanced nutrition and you are advised to consult a nutritionist or your doctor before embarking on an extreme diet.There is no substitute for caloric restriction and increase in physical activity to loss weight. ...Read more

Dr. Ronald Krauser
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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