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Visceral Fat Loss Supplements
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
Yes,Can't pick where: I assume you're dieting. If so, you're not unique--most of us want what we can't have! Exercise (walk the mall, bike riding a paved trail) should distract you and burn calories. Devoting time to a passion may help. Cheating on your diet twice a week will help you feel less deprived, but make up for it the next day. Research fun low-cal recipes. Or, eat anything you want just in small portions. ...Read more
Spot fat loss does : Not occur naturally. By losing weight in general a certain amt will probably be abdominal fat. However, we don't get to chose what area of the body the fat is lost from. Eat healthfully ; be physically active. Calories burned must > calories consumed. To tighten ab's do crunches, reverse crunches, exercise ball crunches, pelvic thrusts, lying leg raises, side bridge ; “bicycling” exercise on your. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
None: Supplements, despite all the hoopla and hype, do not burn fat cells. The national institute of health (nih) states emphatically that it is a myth that food and/or supplements burn fats. Ignore dr. Oz and his weight loss product of the day. There is little good science to support many of his supplement recommendations. ...Read more
Agree w Dr.Krauser: You will need to really focus on weight training to do this. 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 calories burned for > 100 activities:. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Eat naturally: Supplements are more of gimmicks. You can get good nutrious elements from our diet provided they are healthful. Reduce your fat intake by cutting on full fat dairy and red meats. You can get good amounts of proteins from eggs, soy products(like toffu), fish, low fat milk and nonfat yogurt. Eat ample amounts of nuts and seeds as a source of proteins and good fats. ...Read more
Fat burners: Healthtap Doctors are asked not to endorse specific brands or product lines. ...Read more
Fat metab affects: The liver is a vital organ ("You can't live without a liver!"); it helps burn fat efficiently. When fat deposits in the liver, fat is burned less efficiently, & it is harder to lose fat/weight. Very often people with fatty liver have slower metabolic rates & insulin resistance which also make it harder to lose. Base your diet on vegetables, healthy protein and good fats: olive oil, nuts, oily fish ...Read more
Common idea of ?: validity. It is impossible to gain mass without taking in more than removed (calories have never been correct issue). Blamming bad, or good, behavior on a single molecule not reliable, though some (Etoh/Opiods/statins/PCN) can powerfully change behavior. Living creatures have so many overlapping control mechanisms which are hard to overcome; a big issue for Big Pharma working to find useful ones. ...Read more
At your own risk: There really is no substitute for exercise and healthy eating. There are no "miracle" supplements that facilitate this process. Beware of the advertisements. Supplements are not regulated by the fda so there really is no guarantee that the claims are true- or that the product is manufactured according to any kind of standard. Cardiovascular activity is the most efficient was to safely lose fat. ...Read more
Phosphacore claims to be the new weight loss wonder herb. Does it really burn fat especially, belly fat?
None: There are no legitimate "fat burners" except physical exercise. Stop wasting your money, get on appropriate diet and exercise; get support from programs like weight watchers. You need to find how to eat properly for the rest of your life, not the next month. Don't get your medical info from friends, tv or internet. ...Read more
Which is best diet for permanent fat loss? Aikins high fat type diet or high carb low fat or low calorie diet. Confused.
When eating something what makes you fat besides calories? Trans fat. Sugar saturated fat calories from fat. etc...?
Not enough activity: The simple formula which determines if you gain or lose weight is Calories taken in minus Calories used. Taken on a day to day basis, you can know if you are using up the calories or not. If calories eaten far exceeds calories burned up by whatever activity, weight is gained. It does not matter if the calories are fats proteins or carbohydrates, body chemistry turns the excess into fat to store it ...Read more
It depends: Whey protein can either help with weight loss or weight gain depending on how you use it. If used as a meal replacement as part of a restricted calorie diet, it helps with weight loss. If used along with heavy weight lifting and a moderate or high calorie, high protein diet, muscle enlargement and weight gain will occur. ...Read more
Exercise: Nothing out of a bottle or off a plate is going to help you lose fat. This happens when, and only when, we start thinking of food as fuel rather than as comfort or entertainment, and exerise as both a pleasure and a duty. Reacquire your tastes for fruits and vegetables and lean protein. The more that a person searches for magic, the less likely they are to make any real health adjustments. ...Read more
Exercise: Please forgive my frankness. Nothing out of a pill bottle will benefit you nearly so much as a change back to that fitness-focused lifestyle that you loved as a teen. Creaiine and an electronic muscle stimulator if right for you can help you gain mass when they supplement resistance training. Food is fuel, not fun; re-acquire your taste for lean protein, fruits & vegetables. Find fitness buddies. ...Read more
Do not: You can lose weight just by eating right. Simple sugars and processed carbs should be avoided or limited. This includes any flour product. The fine grind makes absorption quick, and spikes your blood sugar which increases Insulin and promotes weight gain. Good fats such as olive oil and coconut oil are fine in sensible amounts. Eat a rainbow of organic vegetables and 3-4 oz protein with each meal. ...Read more
No magic pills but..: I don't know any pills that magically make pounds melt away without a healthy diet & exercise, but supplements may help if combined with diet & exercise.See http://www.Lef.Org/magazine/mag2011/jul2011_shed-pounds-by-inhibiting-cellular-fat-storage_01.Htm , also consider irvingia, saffron, green coffee extract & fucothin. See http://www.Drfuhrman.Com/weightloss/default.Aspx for a good diet to follow. ...Read more
Sir/madam i want to know that do whey protein helps to reduce fat and do these supplements are necessar for fat loss..And what are effects of these..
Misinformation: Whey protein does not help reduce fat itself. Any diet higher in protein and lower in fat will result in fat loss and with exercise muscle mass gain. Whey protein is a by product of cheese, so if you are lactose intolerant you can may have symptoms that include gas, bloating, cramps, tiredness, weakness, fatigue, headaches, and irritability. ...Read more
Weight/fat loss: Eat healthfully. Try to eat at least 5 servings of vegetables & 4 of fruit per day. Increase nutritional fiber. Avoid refined sugar & junk carbohydrates. Avoid alcohol, sweetened juices, soda & caffeinated beverages. 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. ...Read more
Are there any medical procedures to remove visceral fat ? Due to medical conditions, I have accumulate a significant amount of visceral fat that is quite bothersome. And I'm underweight ...
I always lose subcutaneous fat first, exercise or not
Visceral fat: Reduce animal fat in your diet. Otherwise, start aerobic work out. If you do it on treadmill, make sure you bring your heart rate to the fat burning mode level. Do it no less than 30 minutes a day, no less than 5 x/week. Avoid unhealthy calories - sweets, fast food, soft drinks. Push 0 calorie foods - veggies. Add fruit and plenty of water. ...Read more
Hi my body visceral fat lvl is high for the past two years. I lift 5 days a week, sleep 7 hours daily and have balanced diet. Why? I'm worry. Pls hlp
How do you LOOK?: I'd be less concerned with numbers purporting to give measurements than how you actually look. As a weight lifter, you're well-aware of how much surface fat you have and whether this robs you of definition. If you are trim / look lean and do not have an obvious pot belly, i would ignore both calculations and the "high tech scales" that gave you this result. ...Read more
Are there any less radical/extreme methods to surgically remove visceral fat than a full omentectomy ? (long story, ´diet and exercise´ won´t cut it)
Really, surgery??: To remove visceral fat...totally NO Wheat, sugar, potato, starch, fruit juice, ... EVER! Did you really do this much and have no success? Exercise is relevant for health, NOT relevant for weight loss. The questioned surgery has much potential for complication with omental scar tissue...beware! Www.blatmanhealthandwellness.com ...Read more
How does stress, and cortisol increase the amount of visceral fat? Does it make you eat more, alsoadds sub. Fat, or it makes you gain it around organs?
Not that simple: Stress and steroids causes weight gain but you can't direct the fat to the areas it will go.Our body makes cortisol (steroids) when under stress causing many reactions to occur. Eating fried foods, fatty foods and not exercising causes weight gain that will distribute itself throughout your body and go to areas around your vital organs and under your skin. So you will lose your shape ; health ...Read more
Inaccurate or...: Most likely, the machine being used is not accurate or the method is not consistent from one measurement to the next. ...Read more
Is there a medical procedure for losing visceral fat ? It's usually the last to go. Due to health reasons I accumulatd a lot.
Gastric Banding: First I need to know your BMI from your height and weight. If you do not now it , please provide me with information. Surgery comes after failure of standard medical management. Patients are subjected to a psychiatric assessment, and within each team a work up is performed. Surgery now days has changed very much, is usually performed using endoscopic techniques, and the complications are low. ...Read more
Are there any less radical/extreme methods to surgically remove visceral fat than a full omentectomy ?
Would stress cause you to gain more visceral fat? Saw in a study, that 2 participants were given same diet, but one under stress gained more visc fat.
I have a belly that protrudes about 2 inches. How do I know how much of this is visceral fat and how much of it sub cutaneous fat?
Varies: especially because the BMI predictor is very bad if based just on weight and height. Calipers or measuring the folds of fat are much better indicators. about 22% fat is ok for males, a bit more for females Thru the main page, you can connect directly to me to ask more detailed questions http://www.nerdpocalypse.net ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer