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How much time does it take to lose weight?

How much time does it take to lose weight?

That depends on: Rate of loss. It takes 3, 500 calories per pound. ...Read more

Dr. John Landi
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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 dite pills can I take to lose weight?

What dite pills can I take to lose weight?

I would avoid them: Other than alli, which most patient don't like because of side effects (greasy stool), these agents are generally not approved for long term use because of unknown safety. And in my experience, everyone who takes them and then stops gains the weight right back. They are just not a good solution in the long run. I would make common sense changes in diet and exercise to safely lose weight. ...Read more

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Is phenome 30 mg good to take to lose weight?

Is phenome 30 mg good to take to lose weight?

Is this spelled: Correctly? I tried to research "phenome" but was only able to find facial care products. If there is a different spelling - please clarify and re-ask question. ...Read more

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What type of medication can I take to lose weight?

What type of medication can I take to lose weight?

Losing weight: To lose weight, get ur resting metabolism rate done (weight loss centers do this). This determines the total number of calories you need to lose 1-2lbs/week. Decreasing 500cal/day will give you a 1lb wt loss in 1wk; drink water (1/2 your body weight), eat small meals about 150-200cal 2-4x/ (depending on your metabolism rate) and 500cal/meal at night: lean protein/veggies; avoid carbs, . ...Read more

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What Is The Best Medication To Take To Lose Weight?

What Is The Best Medication To Take To Lose Weight?

Best medicine: Best medicine is good advice. Go on low carb diet consisting of meats and above ground veges. Avoid sugar and grains. Remember you lose weight in kitchen neither at gym nor at pharmacy. Also look for low thyroid ...Read more

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Please tell me how long does it take to lose weight?

Please tell me how long does it take to lose weight?

One lb per week: The type of weight you lose is important. You can lose the wrong type of weight (muscle bone and water) or the right type of weight (fat) depending on your program. Healthy weight loss (mainly fat) is usually about 1lb per week, but consult your doctor to figure out what's healthy for you. Your age, sex, current weight, and any illnesses you have factor into your goals. ...Read more

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What can I take to lose weight that's not bad for my body?

What can I take to lose weight that's not bad for my body?

2 good 2 B true: In reality, it doesn't exist. Team up with your doctor to creat a diet and exercise plan that's right for you. ...Read more

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What products from herbalife should I take to lose weight?

What products from herbalife should I take to lose weight?

None: Herbalife like other supplement manufacturers/marketeers can not help you lose weight in a healthy way and sustain that weight loss. You need to change your diet and overall lifestyle if you want to lose weight in a healthy manner and keep it off. Try weight watchers' program but don't buy their products either. ...Read more

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Why does everything that I take to lose weight doesn't work?

Well - are you on: Fad diets or taking pills that are advertised to burn fat? If yes, that might be the problem. Weight loss isn't easy. Eat healthfully ; be physically active. Aim for 7.5 to 8 hrs of sleep / night. Hydrate w at least 64 oz of water / day. Calories burned must > calories consumed. Do both cardio ; weight training. You can mix ; match different kinds of physical exercise. This site helps determine. ...Read more

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Why does everthing that I take to lose weight make me feel bad?

Weight loss pills?: Stop taking things to loose weight and try eating healthy and exercising more. ...Read more

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What can you take to lose weight now? Heard about some new drugs?

Weight loss drugs: There are numerous weight loss medications on the market. However, most physicians and dieticians would recommend healthy eating and exercise over taking any type of drug (which can have side effects, especially herbal supplements that are not regulated by the fda). ...Read more

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Can someone tell me how long will it take to lose weight if I diet, exercise etc.?

Can someone tell me how long will it take to lose weight if I diet, exercise etc.?

Cardio Mix: This varies from person to person. If you have adipose tissue to lose (not everyone does), then consider an increase in cardio and a balanced diet. However, do not always do the same exercise or you will increase your risks for stress injuries. Mix things up with walking, running, biking, swimming, or circuit training. Consult a nutritionist for your diet needs. Best of luck! ...Read more

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What happens if I stick to this diet throughout the week how long will it take to lose weight?

What happens if I stick to this diet throughout the week how long will it take to lose weight?

Diet: Not enough info. A lot of variables go into how quickly a person loses weight. There are many types of diets. Take care. ...Read more

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What is the minimum amount of fat in gram should I take to lose weight and at the same time not hurt my health?

Weight loss: Total carbohydrate and simple sugar consumption lead to fat more than fat intake. Limit your breads, sweets, pasta, and eat more vegetables, beans, or meats. Limit simple sugars to less than 40g and net carbs under 100g/ day. ...Read more

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For what length of time does it take to lose weight by bulimia?

You could gain or: Lose weight if bulimic. Bulimic behaviors are not a safe or effective form of weight control. ...Read more

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How long does it take to lose weight if someone were lactating?

How long does it take to lose weight if someone were lactating?

1 pound/week: Lactating burns an extra 500 cal/day so about a pound per week. ...Read more

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If somebody becomes bilimic, how long would it take to lose weight?

If somebody becomes bilimic, how long would it take to lose weight?

Forever: A person with bulimia nervosa may not lose weight at all. In fact, he or she might eve be overweight. It is easy to confuse bulimia nervosa with anorexia nervosa, the latter of which always involves being underweight. ...Read more

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How much l-lysine should I take to lose weight?

L-lysine lose weight: L-lysine, an Amino Acid helps convert fatty acids to energy, Evidence isn’t strong enough to show that it is a powerful fat burner to help lose weight.
To Lose weight
Understand your hunger cues
Control the impulse to eat when you are not hungry Do not just eat, eat slow, converse with family and friends.
Exercise daily
Manage your stress
It is not WHAT you eat
IT IS WHAT is eating you! ...Read more

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How long would it take to lose weight eating 500 calories a day?

How long would it take to lose weight eating 500 calories a day?

Too low calories: This is too low a calorie intake. You should not go below 1000 calories to be safe. You should eat regular meals and not skip meals. Weight loss involves burning off more calories than you take in, a pound equals @ 3500 calories, a safe weight loss is 1-2 lbs per week. ...Read more

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How long does it take to lose weight from lexapro (escitalopram)?

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How long does it take to lose weight from lexapro (escitalopram)?

Lexapro (escitalopram): Lexapro (escitalopram) is not a diet pill. Some weight loss is reported but also some report slight weight gain. Overall, weight changes are slight to none. ...Read more

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How long it takes to lose weight (30 lbs) with xenical and exercise?

How long it takes to lose weight (30 lbs) with xenical and exercise?

It depends. ..: On how many calories you're eating and to some extent how much exercise you're doing. Losing 1-2 pounds a week is a reasonable rate. To keep the weight off it's important to make permanent changes to your diet and activity levels. Exercise is very important for maintaining weight loss. Xenical has been shown to help weight loss, but it's not a permanent solution. Find reasons to stay motivated. ...Read more

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What pills can I take to lose weight while I am taking transplant meds?

Transplant patients: If you have had a life-saving transplant, you should not take any medications without consulting your transplant team. If you have a serious weight issue, you should bring this up with your doctor and really work hard on diet and exercise. If your problem is not serious, and the transplant is keeping you alive, rejoice in your good fortune, and do your best to be healthy without extra pills. ...Read more

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How long will it take to lose weight if you do yoga and running for an hour everyday?

How long will it take to lose weight if you do yoga and running for an hour everyday?

Depends: That depends on the intensity at which you do those activities, not just the duration. ...Read more

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Can someone tell me how long will it take to lose weight with eating healthy and exercise?

Weight loss: That depends on how many calories you eat and how many calories you burn per day. It is about 3, 500 calories per lb. ...Read more

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Which vitamins can I take to lose weight?

Which vitamins can I take to lose weight?

Takes more than that: Best bet is nutritional weight loss diet with aerobic exercise. No vitamins will help you loose weight however while loosing a good once a day vitamin will help keep your diet balanced, better yet get a diet program that is highly nutritios and not just crash (and burn) and you shouldn't need one. ...Read more

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What diet pill can I take to lose weight quite off the waist! Any diet pills I can take for that?

What diet pill can I take to lose weight quite off the waist! Any diet pills I can take for that?

Waist fat: If you have fat especially around your waist, it's a cue to look at the kind of food you're eating. You may be eating more processed foods and sugars than your body is good with, or drinking more alcohol too. There are no pills for spot reduction around the waist. Instead you need an entire food and exercise program to make overall changes in your body. Sorry! Nutritionists & trainers can help. ...Read more

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How do I lose thigh weight and is there a vitamin to take to lose weight?

How do I lose thigh weight and is there a vitamin to take to lose weight?

AGree w Dr. Hardin: No vitamins or pills will lead to specific fat / weight loss from thighs. Spot fat loss does
not occur naturally. By losing weight in general some may be thigh fat. But, we don't get to choose what area of body fat is lost from. Eat healthy & be physically active. Calories burned must > those consumed. Tone Thighs w plie, squat, wall squat, ball squat, Plyometric Squat, stair steps, lunges, ...Read more

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What's the supplement to take to lose weight when you have pcos?

What's the supplement to take to lose weight when you have pcos?

PCOS: You may be thinking of something in specific, but there is no "supplement" that is proven to work for weight loss under any circumstances. Weight loss with pcos is really not different form weight loss for anyone else. Best of luck! ...Read more

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What thyroid medication can I take to lose weight? I already follow a good diet and exercise but still find it hard to lose

What thyroid medication can I take to lose weight? I already follow a good diet and exercise but still find it hard to lose

Chk thryroid first: First u need to be checked to see if your thyroid is abnormal- bc if it is normal, taking thyroid med is not an option and can cause serious harm to yor health. Pla avoid otc thyroid supplements- can be harmful. Just have it checked, and if normal, ask your dr if they think u need screening for obstructive sleep apnea- untreated osa makes it hard to lose weight too. ...Read more

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How much time will take to lose weight on a low calorie diet?

How much time will take to lose weight on a low calorie diet?

Difficult: Low-carb diet is likely to promote weight loss, at least at first, but risky. Weight loss may or may not continue long term, depending on your commitment to following the eating plan. If you abandon the low-carb diet and return to your former eating habits, you may regain any lost weight. ...Read more

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I have been binge eating for 1 week, how long will it take to lose weight?

It won't work: Bulimia is not an effective way to lose weight, and will make you very sick. It is even possible to die with this problem. Most bulimics are of normal weight. If you're wanting to lose weight, working with a nutritionist and exercise trainer to get some pointers will help a lot more -- and will not abuse your body. Your doctor can help you get treatment for bulimia. ...Read more

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What are the daily diet plans should I take to lose weight while running in treadmill?

What are the daily diet plans should I take to lose weight while running in treadmill?

Trying to lose lbs?: Helpful weight loss diets have natural foods that take time to chew but contain few calories. Examples include carrots, celery, and leafy green lettuce (little/no salad dressing). When shopping for fruits, buy small ones no bigger than a tennis ball (fruits have sugar). Drinks without calories include water and green tea. A calorie is a calorie, but surely avoid sugar ; simple starch calories. ...Read more

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I'm taking levothyroxine sodium 125 mcg per day, what supplement can I take to lose weight? I eat healty & exer. I weight 194.Im 47yr. Old,

I'm taking levothyroxine sodium 125 mcg per day, what supplement can I take to lose weight? I eat healty & exer. I weight 194.Im 47yr. Old,

No easy answer: As long as your thyroid level is normal, this is not the reason for your weight problem. Although supplements are a multi-billion dollar industry, there are very few if any legitimate studies that show that they work. You should get a full examination to make sure there are no other reasons for your weight problem, after that it comes down to the basic reality of fewer calories in, more exercise. ...Read more

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Which body building supplements should I take to lose weight and build muscle?

Which body building supplements should I take to lose weight and build muscle?

Good diet: To lose weight you have to cut down on your fat intake and exercise daily. Eat healthy with ample foods high in protiens which will come from eggs, fish, soy products (like tofu) nuts and low fat dairy. ...Read more

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I've been trying to get done flax seed, fish oil, & calcium supplements seriously how does this take to lose weight?

I've been trying to get done flax seed, fish oil, & calcium supplements seriously how does this take to lose weight?

Supplements: If you are asking if flax seed, fish oil and calcium are going to help you lose weight....Sorry. You need to eat properly and exercise to lose weight, there's no supplement magic. ...Read more

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How long does it take to lose weight once you are no longer on zyprexa (olanzapine)? I am bipolar and weigh 189 I used to weigh 125. This is very stressful. I am still taking lithium 750mg once aday.

Time: Zyprexa (olanzapine) induced weight gain generally evolves over weeks to months. When appropriate discontinuing zyprexa (olanzapine) can make weight management easier but effort is still needed regarding diet and exercise. ...Read more

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I have pcos I am gaining weight bad and my hair growth has worsened a lot also I have the birth control implant in arm what can I take 2 lose weight?

I have pcos I am gaining weight bad and my hair growth has worsened a lot also I have the birth control implant in arm what can I take 2 lose weight?

PCOS and acne: First of all, depoprovera is probably the worst birth control for someone with pcos because it is very androgenic. See if they can switch you to one called mircette (ethinyl estradiol and desogestrel). The Progesterone in Mircette (ethinyl estradiol and desogestrel) is much more friendly and helps the acne and hirsutism (hair growth) that are so common with pcos. In general noerithindrone-like progesterones are very androgenic (testosterone-like) and bad for pcos. ...Read more

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