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Garcinia cambogia pure extract 1600mg with 60% hca extract for maximum weight loss livetru nutrition (351)" should i buy this pill for weight loss?

Garcinia cambogia pure extract 1600mg with 60% hca extract for maximum weight loss
livetru nutrition (351)"
should i buy this pill for weight loss?

Don't use it: Garcinia cambogia is in most weight loss supplements, and can cause liver failure.It was also used in Hydroxycut which was taken off the market as people died from using it. I see a handful of patients per month with abnormal liver tests after using this medicine. I would NOT recommend it. There is no "magic pill" for weight loss. Diet and exercise remain the #1 way to lose weight and keep it off ...Read more

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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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Has anyone used sage solutions chinese weight loss pills?

Has anyone used sage solutions chinese weight loss pills?

Do not waste your $: Do not waste your time with "weight loss supplements". If you want to achieve weight loss, reduce your carbs to a bare minimum, drink only water, eat lots of low starch veggies and lean meats and increase your activity levels. ...Read more

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Is the ACE supplement for weight loss safe?

Is the ACE supplement for weight loss safe?

Can avoid supplement: 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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Which weight gain supplement can I use for growth?

Which weight gain supplement can I use for growth?

Nothing: If you are basically healthy , then your growth will determined by the potential your dna has. Nothing you do will really matter. There are no exercises or supplements that will make you taller than you are meant to be. ...Read more

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Is triphala for weight loss affective?

Is triphala for weight loss affective?

Triphala: The triphala is usually mixed with guggulu. The herb combination has been used commonly in India. I am not aware of any studies on its benefit. I do no an effective product though. Check out the following link TruHealth ...Read more

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Is cambogia garcinia a safe supplement to use for weight loss?

Is cambogia garcinia a safe supplement to use for weight loss?

Don't use it NOTsafe: Garcinia cambogia is in most weight loss supplements, and can cause liver failure.It was also used in Hydroxycut which was taken off the market as people died from using it. I see a handful of patients per month with abnormal liver tests after using this medicine. I would NOT recommend it. There is no "magic pill" for weight loss. Diet and exercise remain the #1 way to lose weight and keep it off ...Read more

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Can Rhodiola rosea supplement use cause weight gain?

Can Rhodiola rosea supplement use cause weight gain?

More energy: Hi, Thank you for your question. Rhodiola rosea should give you more energy and help with fat burning. More energy hopefully increases your activity levels. Hope that helps..contact me if you have any other questions :-) Dr. M ...Read more

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Hello I'm currently taking levothyroxine and fenobrite for cholesterol and want to try Garnicia Cambodia for weight loss is it safe?

Hello I'm currently taking levothyroxine and fenobrite for cholesterol and want to try Garnicia Cambodia for weight loss is it safe?

Safe?: No meds are safe unless you have discussed this with your doctor. Regarding weight loss, you should set up an appointment with a group that will help you with your weight loss and you will really enjoy life! ...Read more

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Im a bit chunky, extreme difficulty w weight loss. Heard of natural supplement Garcinia cambogia, it claims to greatly increase weight loss. Thoughts?

Im a bit chunky, extreme difficulty w weight loss. Heard of natural supplement Garcinia cambogia, it claims to greatly increase weight loss. Thoughts?

Not impressed: As a doctor who specializes in herbal medicine I'm very open to the use of herbs but am not impressed with Garcinia Cambodia; there have been several research studies on it and most show it is has minimal if any benefits. See https://authoritynutrition.com/garcinia-cambogia-extract/ For other weight loss supplements see http://tinyurl.com/j2kf6m9 Bottom line- no substitute for diet- see comment: ...Read more

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Are acai berry supplements effective for appetite suppression and weight loss?

Are acai berry supplements effective for appetite suppression and weight loss?

Simple answer: NO!: Don't believe all the hype about acai. All the same crazy claims were also made for hoodia, chromium, products claimed to block cortisol and a bunch of other things. If you are trying to lose some weight, keep a diet log, cut way back on potatoes, bread (of all kinds), pasta, cereal, and rice and get more exercise. Then give it some time. Don't waste your $ on these supplements. ...Read more

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Is cassia acutifolia for loosing weight ?

Is  cassia acutifolia for loosing weight
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No: Cassia acutifolia, also known as senna, is often used as a laxative. It does not aid in weight loss, however. Despite everyone's looking for a pill to lose weight, the most proven method is exercise and eating fewer calories. If you need help with that, your family doctor should be able to assist you. Good luck, it is never easy. ...Read more

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Is optimum nutrition's gold standard whey protein free of side effects for a weight lifter? I'm18 years and 59kg. Want to stimulate muscle growth

Is optimum nutrition's gold standard whey protein free of side effects for a weight lifter? I'm18 years and 59kg. Want to stimulate muscle growth

Balanced diet: Good diet requires a good balanced intake of proteins, carbohydrates, fats, vitamins, minerals, and water. Of the protein component milk protein is considered to be of very high quality. Speak with a good dietician for more detailed advice. ...Read more

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Is Garcinia Cambogia the fat burner supplement recommended by Dr Oz safe ? Any concerns on health or side effects?

Is Garcinia Cambogia the fat burner supplement recommended by Dr Oz safe ? Any concerns on health or side effects?

Beware of unknowns: If a person eats fewer calories than she needs to live on, her body will burn stored fuel (which is her stored fat). It always works, but is hard to do because she will feel hungry. If she exercises, but eats more calories than she uses during exercising, she will still gain weight. No supplements are needed, and their full effects, side effects, and interactions are not well-researched or known. ...Read more

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Has anyone heard of chia seeds used in helping weight loss?

Has anyone heard of chia seeds used in helping weight loss?

Research says....: Chia are seeds from salvia hispanca which grows in the desert. They can be a healthy snack as they contain omega-3 fatty acids, fiber, protein ; antioxidants. Chia have calcium, vitamin c, zinc, phosphorous, iron ; potassium. Of two studies on the effect of chia on weight loss – neither study showed weight loss effects. ...Read more

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Is green coffee bean extract helpful for weight loss ? Diabetes, cholesterol...

Is green coffee bean extract helpful for weight loss ? Diabetes, cholesterol...

Not really.: Although I can't say that for you it would have no effect, general studies have shown that there's no magic in green coffee bean extract for weight loss or for the medical conditions you mentioned. It might lighten your wallet, but that's about it. ...Read more

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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

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Is egcg tablets good for weight loss?

Is egcg tablets good for weight loss?

EGCG is the active: ingredient in green tea. It will boost your metabolism so theoretically it can help weight loss. Practically speaking it is an aid to help w/proper meal plan and exercise. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Is Lipozene safe? Is a cla supplement safe? Will either assist in weight loss? I am 21

Is Lipozene safe?  Is a cla supplement safe?  Will either assist in weight loss?  I am 21

Maybe for some: When a supplement is not regulated by the fda you are on your own. Every person has a different medical history and may be on different medications which may interact with these supplements. A well controlled double blind placebo study on a large population is generally hard to find for these products. A website like consumerlab.Org may help you in making a good decision. ...Read more

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Dr. Qamar Khan
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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