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Is greek mountain tea used for weight loss ?

Is greek mountain tea used for weight loss ?

Weight loss fads: Many supplements including capsules, juices, teas, etc. are marketed as weight loss aids. The only tried and true safe way to lose weight is to reduce calorie intake and burn calories/improve metabolism by regular exercise (at least 20 mins of aerobic type at least 4 times per week). ...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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Do all kinds of tea including tea bag help with weight loss?

Do all kinds of tea including tea bag help with weight loss?

No: Tea has not been proven to assist in weight loss and has never approved by the fda. Things you can do for weight loss include: regular exercise (3-4x a week 30-40 minutes), portion control, balanced nutrition (30% protein 40% carbs <30% fat). ...Read more

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Is trim maxx tea and tablets safe to controll diet or weight loss?

Is trim maxx tea and tablets safe to controll diet or weight loss?

Nobody knows: It is not a good idea to take anything with "health claims" or "medical claims" that is not an fda approved drug, because non-approved drugs and treatments may or may not have correct ingredients, and may or may not have pure ingredients. Also, the advertised effects may or may not occur in humans, plus the side effects are usually uncertain and unadvertised. It's safest to avoid marketing hype. ...Read more

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Can you tell me if there are any weight loss products or weird teas and stuff that has actually worked for anyone?

Can you tell me if there are any weight loss products or weird teas and stuff that has actually worked for anyone?

Weight loss: I can’t personally make recommendations for weight loss products but the following are FDA approved: Alli, Xenical (orlistat),Meridia (sibutramine), Adipex-P (phentermine) and Sanorex (mazindol). ...Read more

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Can green tea cause weight loss?

Can green tea cause weight loss?

No: But there are questions about anti-oxidants in it the main idea to me, is that if you are doing things to improve your health like green tea, you are likely to do many things to improve your health. ...Read more

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Does green tea help with weight loss?

Does green tea help with weight loss?

Yes, if has calories: Helpful weight loss diets have natural foods that take time to chew but contain few calories. Examples include carrots, celery, and iceberg lettuce (little/no salad dressing). When shopping for fruits, buy small ones no bigger than a tennis ball, because 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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Can black tea help me with weight loss?

Can black tea help me with weight loss?

Not really: Green tea has a diuretic effect so you lose water weight. The Linus Pauling Institute reported a study that suggests green tea extracts acts as a plant-based alternative for glycemic control. Catechins in the tea may ^ thermogenesis. 3 to 4 cups/day can have health benefits & may act as a diuretic. Weight loss benefits of green tea are very mild. Black tea doesn't have same benefits as green. ...Read more

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Can dandelion root tea help weight loss?

Can dandelion root tea help weight loss?

Weight loss: I would not expect that you would change your weight loss significantly. It may reduce appetite somewhat but in the long term that does not help with maintaining weight loss. Lifestyle changes, dietary changes and exercise comprise a successful formula. Give that a try and good luck. ...Read more

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Hi dr is green tea good for weight loss ?

Hi dr is green tea good for weight loss ?

Yes: Green tea is useful for weight loss, but there is evidence that Earl Grey and certain combination teas are even more effective. Overall you want to eat foods that are whole and not processed foods, mainly vegetables, lean meat, lentils, cooked tomatoes and exercise regularly. Strength training before aerobic exercise works best. ...Read more

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Does green tea really help with weight loss ?

Maybe (not) . . .: There are so many different green teas available of varying qualities that it's near impossible to answer your question. But a recent study concluded that "green tea preparations appear to induce a small, statistically non-significant weight loss in overweight or obese adults. Because the amount of weight loss is small, it is not likely to be clinically important." http://goo.Gl/nkxcsb. ...Read more

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Can herbal teas really work with weight loss?

Can herbal teas really work with weight loss?

Weight loss drugs: There are numerous herbal supplements 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). Weight loss comes from burning off more calories than you eat. Personally, i would not recommend herbs. ...Read more

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I'm wondering is green tea good for weight loss?

I'm wondering is green tea good for weight loss?

Some studies : Suggest it. Tea is derived from a tree called camellia sinensis. The leaves contain antioxidant polyphenols which have an anti-carcinogenic effect. The lighter the tea, the less it has been processed. White and green teas are especially helpful. The linus pauling institute reported a study that suggest extracts from green tea can act as a plant-based alternative for glycemic control. ...Read more

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Is it true that green tea is good for weight loss?

Is it true that green tea is good for weight loss?

No: It's just another internet scam. Don't get your health information from friends, tv or the internet. ...Read more

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Please recommend the best green tea for weight loss?

Please recommend the best green tea for weight loss?

Healthtap Doctors: Are asked not to endorse specific brands or product lines. ...Read more

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Help please! is any green tea healthy for weight loss?

Help please! is any green tea healthy for weight loss?

Weight loss: No clear indication that it will change metabolism if you can eat less calories by drinking green tea whether placebo or chemical effect you will lose weight. ...Read more

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Would any type of green tea be healthy for weight loss?

Would any type of green tea be healthy for weight loss?

Green tea has two: interesting ingredients. Epigallocatechin gallate (EGCG) likely stops neurons from degeneration, and has been shown to regenerate and restore neuron function. The other ingredient in Green Tea increases the rate of body fat metabolized while increasing energy levels. This is mostly due to the stimulant--caffeine. The latter might help with appetite suppression, hence "might" help a little... ...Read more

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I'm wondering is green tea really good for weight loss?

I'm wondering is green tea really good for weight loss?

Not sure it is...: Like so many alternative treatments or products, tradition, theory, hope and anecdotal evidence do not hold up when a formal review of evidence is done. See the excellent answers on weight loss on this site and drink tea because you like it, not for its supposed magical properties. More info: http://nccam.Nih.Gov/health/greentea?Nav=gsa. ...Read more

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What is the most appropriate green tea for weight loss?

What is the most appropriate green tea for weight loss?

Not sure there is...: Like so many alternative treatments or products, tradition, theory, hope and anecdotal evidence do not hold up when a formal review of evidence is done. See the excellent answers on weight loss on this site and drink tea because you like it, not for its supposed magical properties. More info: http://nccam.Nih.Gov/health/greentea?Nav=gsa. ...Read more

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What exactly does green tea have to do with weight loss?

Glycemic control: The linus pauling institute reported a study that suggest extracts from green tea can act as a plant-based alternative for glycemic control. ...Read more

Dr. Mark Ingerman
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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