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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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Does anyone know anything about the budwig diet for brain cancer?

Does anyone know anything about the budwig diet for brain cancer?

Don't spend much: Flaxseed oil and cottage cheese. This has been around forever, and there is no law against telling people what they want to hear even if it is preposterously untrue or based on people's wishful thinking. If it worked, the research piranhas would have grabbed it up decades ago like other natural remedies that work. Unlike the huge-money charlatans, these people will not rob you big-time. ...Read more

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I have pleueal effusion in my right lung. Is there anything I can do narurally to reduce the fluid buildup? I am on the budwig diet and juice veggies.

I have pleueal effusion in my right lung. Is there anything I can do narurally to reduce the fluid buildup? I am on the budwig diet and juice veggies.

NO SALT: Stay away from adding salt and from foods that have salt in them. It will help possibly sloe reaccumulation of your effusion but will not reduce your effusion. ...Read more

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Suggest me diet for weight loss?

Suggest me diet for weight loss?

Agree w Dr. Baker: There are many helpful weight loss programs available. For sustainable weight loss - life style change is essential. 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. ...Read more

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What should I eliminate from diet for weight loss?

What should I eliminate from diet for weight loss?

No quick fix: The best program for weight loss focuses on education and provides ongoing support. Go to www. Drnewton. Tsfl. Com and spend some time looking a the take shape for life program. You can send me an email from there if you are interested in learning more about the program. I can coach you through the program. ...Read more

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Need guide to what should be the diet for weight loss?

Need guide to what should be the diet for weight loss?

Nutrition & Support: A healthy weight loss program will provide balanced nutrition along with support to keep you on program. You need to learn lifestyle changes that promote a healthy weight for a life time. The right program will help you gain health, not just lose weight. Eating small meals 6 times a day, low in fat, sugar and white starches, gradual exercise and plenty of water are key components. ...Read more

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Does mediterranean food make a good diet for weight loss?

Does mediterranean food make a good diet for weight loss?

May be: It depends on how much you eat. To lose weight you need to achieve negative caloric balance, i.e., burn more calories than you take in. Reduce your intake, and exercise more (easier said than done). ...Read more

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What kind of juices may be helpful in a diet for weight loss?

What kind of juices may be helpful in a diet for weight loss?

None: Make sure you exercise at least 30 minutes a day, don't skip meals, avoid soda, juice, dairy, alcohol and fried foods. Eat a healthy well balanced diet! also water, organic vegetable broth, green leafy vegetables, natural pickles, apples are great to fill you up so you don't feel hungry and they are very low in calories. ...Read more

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How do I find out what is the best dash diet for weight loss?

How do I find out what is the best dash diet for weight loss?

DASH: Weight loss by diet is mostly related to calorie balance, i.e. Intake vs. Consumption. To lose weight, intake has to be less than consumption. Dash (dietary approaches to stop hypertension) diet with lower calorie levels could lead to weight loss, especially if done with increased physical activity. ...Read more

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What is the latest consensus on the simiens diet for weight loss?

What is the latest consensus on the simiens diet for weight loss?

Caution...: You will lose weight on 500 calories per day. The problem is gaining weight back once the protocol is over. You will still have to learn healthy eating habits. It's not a reasonable long term plan, and can be dangerous in the short term if not administered by an experienced team. There is controversy about whether the HCG protocol adds any value to the very low calorie diet. ...Read more

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Please suggest what foods to cut from a teens diet for weight loss?

Please suggest what foods to cut from a teens diet for weight loss?

Teen age weight: The best way to loose weight is with control of diet and exercise. For most teens the fastest way to do this is to cut out sugary beverages from their diet (soda, juice, coffee drinks, gatorade, etc). From one 12oz sugary drink each day in addition to all the regular foods a person will gain almost 20lbs per year! Cut that out and fast weight loss. Healthy weight loss is 1-2lbs/week. ...Read more

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Is there an ultimate diet for weight loss?

Is there an ultimate diet for weight loss?

Just be sensible.: The real key to weight loss is to just watch the size of your portions at meals, eat healthy, and exercise regularly. There's no radical diet or exercise plan or pill that will magically give you meaningful and sustained weight loss. The ol' fashioned way is still be best way to lose weight for the long term. ...Read more

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What is the best diet for weight loss in men?

What is the best diet for weight loss in men?

Varies: Men can lose weight easier than women due to the increased muscle mass but if not done carefully, men often lose muscle mass resulting in more body fat. Eat 500cal less per day, exercise 150min/week with weight training at least 2x/week, eat protein rich and good carbs, avoid the alcohol since you lose muscle mass and drink water. ...Read more

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Is lean cuisine food an effective diet for weight loss?

Is lean cuisine food an effective diet for weight loss?

How much food?: The key to losing weight is to reduce caloric intake by reducing the amount of food eaten, and increase caloric expenditure by exercise, to induce a negative caloric balance. You may lose weight by eating lean cuisine as long as you are getting to a negative caloric balance. ...Read more

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Please describe the most effective diet for weight loss?

Please describe the most effective diet for weight loss?

The one where: You eat less and are more active, thereby burning up 3500 calories that you don't ingest to lose a pound. Stay away from anything that's hyped. Weight watchers can provide valuable info and support. Don't get your medical information from friends, tv or the internet. ...Read more

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I need a diet for weight loss that wii bring quick results?

I need a diet for weight loss that wii bring quick results?

There is none: You must burn off 3500 calories that you don't ingest to lose one pound. That's the equivalent of waking 35 miles. Weight loss if very difficult, and can be achieved only by eating less and exercising more. There are no quick fixes and no magic. Don't believe what you see on tv or the internet. The only thing that will lose weight is your wallet. ...Read more

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Can you tell me what is the best exercise and diet for weight loss?

Ask your doc first: Everyone is different and has different tolerances for exercise and diet. Portion control is the best long term diet strategy. I usually have people multiply their ideal body weight by 12 and that's on average how many calories they should eat daily from then on to get and maintain that weight. Then I recommend high intensity exercise, if the patient is able, since that builds the most muscle. ...Read more

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Brown rice diet for weight loss....?

Brown rice diet for weight loss....?

Which type? Yes, but..: There is not just one "brown rice diet." I do not advise a diet of only brown rice and water. This will result in toxins coming out of your fat and brown rice does not give enough nutritional support to help our body to process these toxins. A brown rice diet with additional organic fruits & vegetables is much healthier, but I do not advise it primarily for weight loss- please see comment for more:. ...Read more

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Good diet for weight loss and more energy?

Good diet for weight loss and more energy?

The best exercises: And related equipment are the ones we are most likely t use. My personal choice is a treadmill because you can adjust the speed, listen to ipod, etc. Easily while exercising. Peace and good health. Power walking is a good alternative. Less carbs and more protein. See doc first. ...Read more

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What is the best vegetarian diet for weight loss?

What is the best vegetarian diet for weight loss?

Low fat, high fiber.: Generally a vegetarian diet is a low caloric density diet but some foods, such as olives and avocados, have a lot of fat - it's healthy fat but it could still be caloric. Look at your nutrition facts labels - not all vegetarian products are low fat and low calorie. Look for lower calorie foods with a good amount of fiber to control the appetite. ...Read more

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Anyone know what is a healthy diet for weight loss?

Anyone know what is a healthy diet for weight loss?

Depend on what diet: If you are dieting to loose weight only.
1 consume few calories less than wha you are consumong now
2avoid simple carbs that is sucrose, fructose&glucose
3 avoid processed food
4 eat whole grains and cereals
5fruits¬ fruit juices
6eat vegetables
7cut down on red meat, eat chichen &fish
8dont drink soda&juices, drink water
9exercise regularly
10 don't stay hungry. ...Read more

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What would you say is the best diet for weight loss? Because I'm currently following a diet and it has me eating no carbs, and eating three times

What would you say is the best diet for weight loss? Because I'm currently following a diet and it has me eating no carbs, and eating three times

Weight loss: Go online to "NuVal" and see what might be good for you.
There are also many other options you will find on the web.

Weight loss should be 2-4 lbs a week. ...Read more

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Doctor recommended & simple diet for weight loss?

Doctor recommended & simple diet for weight loss?

All you need: To do is get good quality healthy food and eat less of it than you burn off with exercise. You have to burn off 3500 calories that you don't eat to lose a pound. You don't need anything exotic or expensive or with a name on it. Find something you can follow for the rest of your life. Weight watchers and similar programs can help w/support. Good luck. ...Read more

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Is there an effective diet for weight loss for those with hypothyroidism?

Is there an effective diet for weight loss for those with hypothyroidism?

Same as for others: First, make sure the hypothyroidism is controlled. Most people do best with a TSH between 0.5 and 3.0. Once this is done, the metabolism should be about the same as without hypothyroidism. So.. . Eat fewer calories than you burn off. One way to boost the metabolism is to increase muscle mass with strengthening exercises. This takes time, but can really pay off. ...Read more

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5'9" 190lbs type 2 diabetes what is the best diet for weight loss success?

5'9" 190lbs type 2 diabetes what is the best diet for weight loss success?

It varies: A healthy well-balanced diet, 3 meals without snacks. Caloric restriction if you need to lose weight. There's no magic here. Find an eating plan you can follow the rest of your life, not a short-term diet. Check w/your registered dietitian.
If you truly have type 2 diabetes, oral therapy may be of help or glp agonist injections -- not just insulin. ...Read more

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Hello. Is there a doctor that could I get me a personal diet for weight loss? Thank you in advance! Dan

Hello. Is there a doctor that could I get me a personal diet for weight loss? Thank you in advance! Dan

Diet for Weight Loss: Please write the amount of everything you have eaten or taken as fluids for 2 weeks, check the caloric intake per day, check if you are eating out of boredom, anxiety, hurt feelings, loneliness and frustration. Discuss these with your physician and a nutritionist, and for the nutritious diet which will meet your weight reduction goals. ...Read more

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I'm curious as to what has more benefits a vegan or vegetarian diet for weight loss?

I'm curious as to what has more benefits a vegan or vegetarian diet for weight loss?

Your choice: Both will require supplementing with nutrients, the vegan diet much more so. Both will cause you to lose weight because you're making food choices that aren't greasy / sugary / extremely tasty so you won't overeat. An even better option is to get with your physician and examine your diet and exercise habits -- fitness activities make friends for you & lifestyle change keeps you lean long-term. ...Read more

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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


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Diet (Definition)

Refers to all the physical matter humans (like all living creatures) must take in on a recurring basis; only partially for energy. Like all life on planet humans are open systems which keep tearing down their structure & require intake of atoms/molecules from which to rebuild their structure. Intestinal lining cells replaced ~every 3 days. CaPO4 in bones ~every 6 years, ...Read more