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What is your input on Hydroxycut or other weight loss supplements? I'm over 100 pounds overweight and dieting does nothing.Injured and hurt as well.

What is your input on Hydroxycut or other weight loss supplements?   I'm over 100 pounds overweight and dieting does nothing.Injured and hurt as well.

At best a scam: Wow. Dieting does nothing. How many weeks have you been under 1400 calories every single day? Personally I find after 3 or 4 I get pretty good results provided I do about 30 min of exercise daily at least. http://www.amazon.com/dp/0692496157/ would have some ideas when you fail plan a. But, low thyroid, diabetes, severe depression can make weight loss impossible. ...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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Best diet for PCOS weight loss on Metformin/Spiro: Vegan or Paleo? Nutritionist I saw knows nothing about PCOS. Looking to lose 5-7 pounds in 6 weeks or so, will be coupling diet with lots of exercise.

Best diet for PCOS weight loss on Metformin/Spiro: Vegan or Paleo? Nutritionist I saw knows nothing about PCOS. Looking to lose 5-7 pounds in 6 weeks or so, will be coupling diet with lots of exercise.

Good info: Rather than the label to select a diet, read this info. It explains the PCOS basis in food absorption.http://www.obgyn.net/polycystic-ovary-syndrome-pcos/pcos-and-diet Your loss goal is sane and this should help. Best! ...Read more

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Does a vibrating weight loss machine help w/ weight loss if watching what your eating / working out? Does it help with circulation in legs/arms?

Does a vibrating weight loss machine help w/ weight loss if watching what your eating / working out? Does it help with circulation in legs/arms?

Jury is still out: There's not enough peer-reviewed published data regarding total body vibration and it's (long-term) effects on the human body. Certainly any physical activity coupled w/sensible nutrition should help you get healthy. Focus on health rather than weight loss, although latter will come around in time. Good luck! ...Read more

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Do stool softeners cause weight loss or weight gain while on them?

Do stool softeners cause weight loss or weight gain while on them?

No if used correctly: Stool softeners, such as docusate sodium or mineral oil, are intended for short term, periodic use. They are not recommended for use more than 1 week. They generally cause a bowel movement within 12-72 hours. Long term use is not recommended as it may mask signs of a more serious gastrointestinal symptom. ...Read more

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Does the tangerine diet work for weight loss over 10 lbs?

Does the tangerine diet work for weight loss over 10 lbs?

It could: Most "diets" will work for certain amounts of weight loss, but there are problems with these fads. Often they are not reasonable to maintain weight loss and people get easily frustrated and give up on their goals, gaining the weight back quickly. The only real diet you should consider is one that involves a dedicated lifestyle change in your eating and exercise plan. ...Read more

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Is weight loss in case of esophogus cancer continueous weight loss or weight can go up and down over time?

Is weight loss in case of esophogus cancer continueous weight loss or weight can go up and down over time?

It depends...: Weight loss in patients with Esophageal cancer is related to poor nutrition due to inability to swallow food due to esophageal narrowing or block due to advancing cancer. Unless this obstruction can be relieved(with treatment) or bypassed(gastric/PEG feeding tubes), weight loss is continuous. However weight loss can be reversed early on with adequate treatments using surgery/Radiotherapy and Chemo ...Read more

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I'm interested in loosing a tone of weight quickly how much weight would an all meat diet lose?

I'm interested in loosing a tone of weight  quickly how much weight would an all meat diet lose?

Not good: No one can tell you for sure but doing that will 1) introduce extra animal fat into your diet, 2) raise your cholesterol (only found in animal products), 3) deprive your body of essential nutrients not found in meat, 4) put an extra protein load on your kidneys, 5) deprive your liver and brain of sugars which are needed for metabolism. All meat diet is not a good idea. ...Read more

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Will Atkins work if i'm not losing weight or belly fat with pcos on levothyroxine and metformin?

Will Atkins work if i'm not losing weight or belly fat with pcos on levothyroxine and metformin?

Definitely!: Worked for me since 1995. $0 lb weight loss, never to return! need to do it right. Google recipes on the internet! ...Read more

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Opinnion on using sensa as a weight loss tool?

Opinnion on using sensa as a weight loss tool?

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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Can going on a weight loss diet affect brain power and revision?

Can going on a weight loss diet affect brain power and revision?

Yes.: A well balanced diet is essential for optimal brain function. If a person's diet is deficient in certain essential vitamins or minerals, this can negatively affect brain function. Likewise, restricting overall calorie intact can often make people feel sluggish. That being said, establishing a normal body weight is good for overall health. ...Read more

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Do herbal products for weight loss have side effects on body, and we left after weight loss.Weight comes back .

Do herbal products for weight loss have side effects on body, and we left after weight loss.Weight comes back .

Weight loss is only: Maintained if one continues to have a healthy lifestyle: physical activity ; moderate calories/ nutritious food. Just as all medications have potential for side effects- so don't herbal products. By the way, don't expect herbals or meds to take weight off of you - that requires committment, exercise ; smart eating. Take care. ...Read more

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Had a low BMI of 15.8, & been trying to gain weight by exercising but the weight does not improve. Any good suggestions?

Had a low BMI of 15.8, & been trying to gain weight by exercising but the weight does not improve. Any good suggestions?

Healthy weight: A "healthy weight" varies from person to person. Some people are naturally thin, with low lean body mass. Are your periods normal (usually a good sign of overall health). Although a bmi of 15.8 sounds low for a 18 yo woman, it may be normal for you. See your doctor to get checked out for any condition that may be limiting your weight. ...Read more

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Can gaining weight by eating healthy give you the same look as gaining on junk?

Can gaining weight by eating healthy give you the same look as gaining on junk?

Not certain: Any time your calorie intact > calories burned you will gain weight - and fat. However this is more likely with high caloric junk. It is not clear if you will gain different fat types from junk vs. 'health'. Some studies suggest junk food leads to more fat inside the abdomen - far worse than fat outside the abdomen. ...Read more

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Does Alli work well for weight loss? Can I also use other weight loss products like green coffee/tea extract with alli? Thank you!

Does Alli work well for weight loss? Can I also use other weight loss products like green coffee/tea extract with alli? Thank you!

Weight loss: Yes, Alli helps with weight loss as long as you have about 25 grams of fat. Too much fat and you get diarrhea. Yes you can do other aids such as green coffee bean as these work differently. Remember to increase exercise and manage diet with portion control as that is the best way to get it off and keep it off. ...Read more

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Unexplained weight loss of 58 pounds in 3 years. Drs found giardia. Able to gain weight when treated. Then lost weight again. No more giardias.

Unexplained weight loss of 58 pounds in 3 years. Drs found giardia. Able to gain weight when treated. Then lost weight again. No more giardias.

Weight Loss: I understand your distress. Commend yourself for concern about Health, Your weight is affected by your calorie intake, nutrient absorption, activity level and overall health. See a Physician for possible diagnosis of Coeliac Disease, Crohn’s Disease, Peptic Ulcer, Ulcerative Colitis, Hyperthyroidism; and have treatment. See a Psychiatrist for Therapy and Medication for depression. ...Read more

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On medications for dcm and heart failure...Is a weight loss program like body by vi that involves natural supplements safe to use to lose weight.

On medications for dcm and heart failure...Is a weight loss program like body by vi that involves natural supplements safe to use to lose weight.

I will be very: Careful with any weight loss program using natural supplements. When you have dilated cardiomiopathy, treatment require a fine balanced of low sodium diet, fluid intake and medications. Any changes of the above can decompensate the balance and start CHF symptoms. I will talk to your cardiologist and dietitian and do a careful search of the diet. Good luck. ...Read more

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I'm a sedentary male. If I cut my calories by 600 below my daily needs & begin to lose weight weekly, wil it be mostly fat loss with some muscle loss?

I'm a sedentary male. If I cut my calories by 600 below my daily needs &  begin to lose weight weekly, wil it be mostly fat loss with some muscle loss?

Weight loss: programs are best carried out under the supervision of your doc. We need to know your present weight, lab work, etc. Exercise turns fat into muscle so that needs to be part of your overall program. It can be light dumb bells, brisk walking, etc. You can do it and you will feel better. See doc first. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Dr. Lynne Weixel
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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