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Please tell me what weight loss supplements actually work?

Please tell me what weight loss supplements actually work?

None of them: unless you're the company making and selling them -- they make lots of money selling their worthless garbage to unsuspecting and gullible consumers. The only thing that will get smaller is your wallet. Don't get your medical information from friends, tv or internet scams. Eating less and exercising more is still the only proven way to lose weight. ...Read more

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Dr. Ronald Krauser
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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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Can the weight loss supplement refirm work?

Can the weight loss supplement refirm work?

No: Diet and exercise are the only things that work. Supplements are foreign substances - you don't know what's in them or what they will do to your body or what harm they could cause. The only thing that will lose weight is you wallet. Don't get your medical information from friends, tv or the internet. ...Read more

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I am looking for weight loss supplements that actually work, help please?

I am looking for weight loss supplements that actually work, help please?

BERBERINE: `THE SUPPLEMENT INDUSTRY EXISTS BECAUSE WE FAIL TO ADAPT HEALTHIER LIFESTYLE CHANGES. LOW GLYCEMIC-SUGAR DIET, DAILY EXERCISE OR WALKING FOR 60 MINS/DAY, 7-8 HRS OF SLEEP. LOW STRESS, NO TOBACCO USE, MINIMAL ALCOHOL CONSUMPTION AND SPEAKING WITH A NUTRITIONIST. I CONSUME BERNERINE TWICE DAY BECAUSE IT HELPS PROMOTE MY GLYCEMIC INDEX. ...Read more

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Have scientists found weight loss supplements that actually work?

Have scientists found weight loss supplements that actually work?

Dietary Changes: Weight loss is all about calories in (diet) vs calories out (activity). The safest way to lose weight would be to make some dietary changes that would reduce your current caloric intake (portion control, liquid calories, wise snacks) and also begin some moderate exercise program (walking daily 30-45 minutes). Particular nutrients or other weight loss products play a very small role in weight loss. ...Read more

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Can herbal weight loss supplements work?

Can herbal weight loss supplements work?

Weight loss drugs: There are numerous weight loss drugs and herbal supplements on the market. However, most physicians and dieticians would recommend healthy eating and exercise over taking any type of drug (which can have side effects, especially herbal supplements that are not regulated by the fda). Weight loss comes from burning off more calories than you eat. Personally, i would not recommend herbs. ...Read more

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Does oxyelite pro, a diet and weight loss supplement work? Does it is have any side effects?

Does oxyelite pro, a diet and weight loss supplement work?  Does it is have any side effects?

Unlikely to work: Diet supplements are a big industry but don't really work. One's desire to eat can be much stronger that a supplement's power to decrease his appetite (or "burn fat"), so he will likely continue to eat too many calories. Also, diet supplements don't increase one's desire to exercise. If something as simple as a diet supplement was effective, we would not have so much obesity today. ...Read more

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What is the best weight loss supplements (ones that actually work)?

What is the best weight loss supplements (ones that actually work)?

Weight loss: The best "supplement" for weight loss is exercise. If time or health does not allow this please go on-line to "NuVal" and learn much of the good and bad things for diet and weight loss. You are likely to be very surprised. ...Read more

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Which weight loss and muscle building supplements work best?

Which weight loss and muscle building supplements work best?

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

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Can you tell me any weight loss supplement that actually works and is safe?

Can you tell me any weight loss supplement that actually works and is safe?

Weight loss: I am not a fan of rapid weight loss. I recommend my patients lose 2-4 pounds a month. Achieve that goal with diet and exercise, not with a weight loss supplement. The internet caries many articles/comments about the value of food. My preference is "NuVal" but there many equally as good. Don't forget to exercise. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
1,924 doctors shared insights

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


Dr. Randy Baker
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Supplements (Definition)

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