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What do you think and know about the seasoning called (sensa) sure weight loss?

What do you think and know about the seasoning called (sensa) sure weight loss?

Suppress appetite: Sensa is a new type of weight loss product. Unlike the typical diet pills, sensa is sprinkled directly on your food, and works to prevent you from over-eating. How it does this is by activating the satiety center of the brain faster than it would without sensa, thereby telling your brain that you are satisfied, and can stop eating now. People gain back weight. Can be added to your weight loss prog. ...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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How much weight do you have to lose to have what would be called "unexplained weight loss"?

How much weight do you have to lose to have what would be called "unexplained weight loss"?

More than 5-10 lbs.: Losing more than 5-10 pounds without changing your diet, increasing your exercise, and/or due to increased stress could signal a problem. It can be caused by malabsorption, thyroid disease, tapeworm, cancer, etc. Consult a physician immediately to identify the possible sources of the weight loss. ...Read more

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I am taking a weight loss flush pill that is called acai berry cleanse and I am supposed to take it 4 times a day. Is it healthy to take these?

I am taking a weight loss flush pill that is called acai berry cleanse and I am supposed to take it 4 times a day. Is it healthy to take these?

Scam: Acai palm fruit was the subject of a multi-level marketing scheme in the USA a few years ago. The marketers used a variety of fraudulent practices and ended up facing grave legal difficulties. A pilot study on the berries' effect on weight and health was a miserable failure nutrition journal. 10:45, 2011 if you are smart enough to be here, you are smart enough to see through false claims. ...Read more

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Why weight loss in cancer patients what is it called?

Why  weight  loss  in cancer  patients what  is  it  called?

Cachexia: Weight loss in patients with cancer is called cachexia. It is commonly due to chemicals called inflammatory cytokines that circulate in their bodies. One example is tnf Alpha (tumor necrosis factor), which is released by immune system cells. ...Read more

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Weight loss pill called ripped juice contains 1.3 dimethylpentylamine is its safe to take? 

Weight loss pill called ripped juice contains 1.3 dimethylpentylamine is its safe to take? 

Stimulant: Dimethylpentylamine is a stimulant. A problem with stimulants for weight loss is that, unless dietary and exercise habits change, any weight loss from it will reverse after stopping it. Stimulants can have adverse short and long term effects, including dangerous heart rhythms and high blood pressure. In my opinion, use of stimulants for weight loss should be monitored medically. ...Read more

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What location can I buy best diet pills called ultras slim slimming capsules 4 weight loss ?

What location can I buy best diet pills called ultras slim slimming capsules 4 weight loss ?

I don't know where: To buy this product. But I am answering to advise you that this type of diet product isn't likely to give you safe, lasting ; effective results. ...Read more

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Im currently taking a weight loss supplement called oxy elite pro i like it but it gives me the jitterd and makes anxious will i ever get use to them?

Im currently taking a weight loss supplement called oxy elite pro i like it but it gives me the jitterd and makes anxious will i ever get use to them?

Maybe: The main active ingredient in oxyelite pro that has been medically proven to do anything is caffeine. The label does not give the amount. This is where your jitters and anxiety is coming from. ...Read more

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I've been thinking about taking the weight loss drink mix called plexus slim. Is this a safe thing to do? They claim it's natural

I've been thinking about taking the weight loss drink mix called plexus slim. Is this a safe thing to do? They claim it's natural

Safe to try, however: Please be aware the term "natural" on a food label is meaningless- foods with gmo's ; toxic chemicals are often labelled natural! however, plexus slim is natural ; appears to be safe. However, there is little evidence it works- see http://supplement-geek.Com/plexus-slim-review-ingredients-side-effects/ the key to losing weight is never a supplement but diet ; exercise- see comment for my advice:. ...Read more

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Hi, is it safe for me to use a weight loss product called XLS medical while taking 150mg of thyroxine per day?

Hi, is it safe for me to use a weight loss product called XLS medical while taking 150mg of thyroxine per day?

XLS: With 150 of thyroxine you should have enough medicine to prevent weight gain and may help weight loss. Have your doctor repeat your thyroid labs - you may need more thyroxine. You must also take good control of your diet and exercise regularly. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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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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Cast (Definition)

Children's bones will usually heal and remodel themselves, if they are kept in the correct position. Immobilization casts are one effective way to do this, while also protecting ...Read more