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Transitions Weight Management Supplement
I am breastfeeding is there any type of weight management supplement i can take that don't affect my baby? If not any natural suggestion?
Supplement? No, None: While this has been an area of intense clinical research & development for >3 decades, since low saturated-fat diets were promoted & the obesity epidemic took off; progress very slow & success limited. Victoza (liraglutide) & symlin, fda approved for diabetes mellitus (not wt. Loss per-se), non-pregnant/breast feeding, are helpful. Best: cut the carbs, study nusi.Org + video “sugar: the bitter truth” & exercise. ...Read more
A dietary supplement, also known as food supplement or nutritional supplement, is a preparation intended to supplement the diet and provide nutrients, such as vitamins, minerals, fiber, fatty acids, or amino acids, that may be missing or may not be consumed in sufficient quantities in a person's diet. Some countries define dietary supplements as foods, while ...Read more
Are there long-term effects of taking weight management supplements like biolean? Been losing 1 lb per week so I hate to stop, but is there a limit?
Is it safe to take the slim quick diet pill along with the green coffee dietary supplement for weight management?
Coffee or tea?: With green coffee extract, make sure it's made in the usa, and contains at least 45% chlorogenic acid. The slimquick pill seems to rely on green tea extract as well as some other components. You will probably find more caffeine in it than the green coffee bean one. If you want a pill, pick just one kind, and combine with a consistent diet plan with accountability such as weight watchers. ...Read more
I am 25 yr old, and my BMI is 31, please help me out, for reduction of weight & management thankyou?
Does youtheory work? Specifically green coffee bean, which is supposed to help with weight management.
Myths: This ineffective weight loss product will not in any way help with real or lasting weight loss. ...Read more
Is there any weight management doctors that take traditional medicaid? And what are the requirements to be accepted by a weight management dr?
It Depends: Like any other specialty, physicians who are specialists in weight will vary on their insurance acceptance from practice to practice. If you have a condition associated with obesity likely diabetes, prediabetes, high colestoerol, abnormal hair growth, or abnormal periods -- it is easier to get medicaid to cover the visit and treatment of abnormally high weight. ...Read more
Low glycemic diet : The healthiest diet is a low glycemic diet. There is also evidence that adequate sleep, vitamin d and the proper probiotics contribute to maintaining normal weight. Exercise is important, and you can start slow; just take a walk every day. Keep stress low as stress hormones can contribute to being overweight. Drink enough water; sometimes the body confuses hunger with thirst. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Good Diet & Exercise: Diet and exercise are the keys to weight management programs. However, 95% of the program is selecting the correct diet. Low fat diets are only partially effective and for only about 30% of the population. Low carbohydrate diets are the most effective for long term weight loss and management. Adding an appropriate exercise routine including resistance and cardiovascular training is essential. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
I WOUDLNT BET ON IT: HONEY IS A MIXTURE OF SUGAR AND OTHER COMPOUNDS. IT DOES HAVE ANTI-INFLAMMATORY AND ANTI-BACTERIAL PROPERTIES TO IT. HOWEVER, TAKEN ALONE IT CAN CAUSE A SPIKE IN YOUR SUGAR LEVEL AND CAUSE YOU TO GAIN WEIGHT. I ADVISE MY PATIENTS TO MAINTIN A LOW-GLYCEMIC DIET, EXERCISE FOR 60 MINS/DAY 4-5 DAYS/WEEK. MINIMAL ALCOHOL CONSUMPTION, 7-9 HRS/SLEEP, AND KEEP STRESS AT BAY. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Fiber/nutrition: Main advantage is giving the body what it needs nutritionally for metabolism. If you also substitute fast food/ preservative laden foods/ sugary starches and simpler carbs for veg-fruits your calories will decrease but more importantly your nutrition is much greater! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
It looks safe: From reviewing the descriptions of their different weight loss programmes they basically use low calorie diets for overweight (bmi 25-30) and very low calorie diets for obese individuals (bmi 30-35) both with monitoring of your primary care physician and the programmes' weight loss counselors. For most healthy people this diet plan is safe when monitored by a doctor. ...Read more
No proven value: Naturopaths peddle potions that are made under unregulated conditions with no guarantee of potency, composition or purity. Many contain adulterants that can be dangerous or toxic and most are useless fillers. There are no clinical trials of these products. Save your money and work with your regular physician and a good exercise therapist. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Herbal Weight Mgmt: Herbs that improve your glucose and Insulin metabolism, lower your cortisol surges, and boost your basal metabolism can all help with weight management. Cinnamon, bitter melon, fenugreek, sylvestre, green tea, and ashwaganda are all potentially helpful. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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