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I am 19 years old, female, i workout and eat well. Is it safe to take oxyelite pro? Hi, i am 19 years old, i workout about 5 or 6 days a week, and i eat well. I put on some unwanted weight about a month ago due to less working out and poor eating habits.

I am 19 years old, female, i workout and eat well. Is it safe to take oxyelite pro? Hi, 
i am 19 years old, i workout about 5 or 6 days a week, and i eat well. I put on some unwanted weight about a month ago due to less working out and poor eating habits.

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Dr. Scott Bolhack
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Poor Nutrition (Definition)

An age-appropriate diet is one that provides adequate nutrition and is appropriate for a child's state of development. During the first 4 - 6 months of life, infants need only breast milk or formula to meet all their nutritional needs. At 4 - 6 months of age an infant should be consuming 28 - 45 ounces of formula, and is often ready to start the transition to solid foods. 6 - 8 MONTHS Continue to offer breast milk or formula 3 - 5 times per day. 8 - 12 MONTHS OF AGE Breast milk or formula should be offered three to four times per day at this age. After a baby is 1-year old, whole milk may replace ...Read more


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If you got appendicitis, does that mean that you had poor eating habits?

If you got appendicitis, does that mean that you had poor eating habits?

Just bad luck.: The cause of appendicitis is not really known. Often there are small hard deposits of stool (called fecaliths) in the appendix when it becomes inflamed. There is no evidence that poor eating habits are associated with appendicitis. ...Read more

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How can you overcome poor eating habits that you developed during childhood?

How can you overcome poor eating habits that you developed during childhood?

"The Power of Habit": Changing lifetime habits is hard! How motivated R U? What will your new habits look like? What steps will this require? Do U expect to gradually introduce changes or suddenly change everything? Changing habits works best when we have (a) clear plan; (b) gradual goals; & (c) an understanding of what may go wrong (esp when our emotions take over & we don't feel like sticking w/the plan) & what to do ...Read more

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I have poor eating habits its hard for me to lose weight how do I go about it?

I have poor eating habits its hard for me to lose weight how do I go about it?

Discipline: Plan your meals and your snacks. Avoid highly processed carbs and/or fatty foods which are "addictive" drinks lots of fluids . Remember, a successful diet starts by adding healthy food (like salads and fruits), not by subtracting food. Subtracting leads to deprivation and that leads to failure. If cravings persist, certain medications curb food cravings. ...Read more

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Im 22 why do my legs feel so sluggish lately? Lack of excercise poor eating habits or what?

Im 22 why do my legs feel so sluggish lately? Lack of excercise poor eating habits or what?

Could be many things: When this happens to my young and otherwise healthy patients, i first start with telling them to get good sleep, have a good breakfast, avoid excess alcohol, and work in at least 20 minutes of aerobic activity daily. If any other symptoms are happening like numbness, pain traveling from the back, or not getting better after a week or two, they should check in with their doctor. ...Read more

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What are the biggest health risks from poor eating habits?

What are the biggest health risks from poor eating habits?

Obesity generally.: that affects 1 in 3 adults in the US with consequent increased risk of diabetes and heart disease. Changeable, by methods to change behavior. http://www.amazon.com/dp/0692496157/ outlines some habits/compulsions/triggers/patterns of eating that cause obesity and ways to deal with it. ...Read more

Dr. Payam Mehranpour
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Poor Eating (Definition)

Poor eating is a symptom in which a person eats foods that do not provide good, balanced nutrition. Poor eating can mean not eating enough food, eating too much of low-nutritional-value foods, eating only a few varieties of ...Read more


Malnutrition (Definition)

Refers to the individual that receives either too few nutrients, too many nutrients, an imbalance of nutrients, or due to comorbidities or underlying inherited or acquired diseases, an under or ...Read more