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What side effects are commonly associated with using apple cider vinegar for weight loss?

What side effects are commonly associated with using apple cider vinegar for weight loss?

Lighter wallet: Hope you like the taste. Your wallet will be lighter, but not your weight. It's great on the salads you should be eating instead of higher calorie foods. Also increase your physical activity and exercise. Don't get your medical information from friends, tv or the internet. ...Read more

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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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Hi is it ok to drink apple cider vinegar for weight loss when nursing?

Hi is it ok to drink apple cider vinegar for weight loss when nursing?

Apple cider: If you are nursing a baby I would recommend that you don't drink your liquid until you have finished breast feeding. ...Read more

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Apple cider vinegar good for weight loss, is it?

Apple cider vinegar good for weight loss, is it?

Lifestyle changes: Apple cider does have anti inflammatory health benefits. Nevertheless, most people fail to lose weight because they have difficulty adopting and maintaining a healthy lifestyle. Low sugar intake, consume healthy fats and protein like fish chicken and turkey. Green leafy vegetables should makeup at east 1/4 of your diet. 30-60 mins of exercise 5 days/week. Minimal alcohol intake and 7-9 hrs sleep. ...Read more

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Are there any weight loss benefits of store bought apple cider vinegar?

Are there any weight loss benefits of store bought apple cider vinegar?

Unfortutately not: The claims for apple cider have limited proof, & it is an acidic irritant to the esophagus & interacts with various supplements & medications, leading to low potassium level (hypokalemia) and subsequent risks of: sudden death from abnormal heart rhythm (arrhythmia), low heart rate (bradycardia) with cardiovascular collapse, acute respiratory failure & death. ...Read more

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Is the apple cider vinegar safe for weight loss, and for how many month should I take it?

Is the apple cider vinegar safe for weight loss, and for how many month should I take it?

For weight loss?: Apple cider vinegar is safe to use, but it will not make you lose weight.

Reduce the amount of food you east and stop eating and do not eat fructose, high fructose corn syrup, and cut down on carbohydrates to lose weight. ...Read more

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Hello. I'm trying to lose pre baby weight. Is it true that Apple cider vinegar is good for weight loss?

Hello. I'm trying to lose pre baby weight. Is it true that Apple cider vinegar is good for weight loss?

Not really: Unfortunately I think this is somewhat of a fad diet. I am not aware of any evidence that apple cider vinegar does anything to increase metabolism or aid weight loss. Sorry. ...Read more

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How can apple cider vinegar aid in weight loss?

How can apple cider vinegar aid in weight loss?

No, but...: No, but it's great on the salads you should be eating instead of higher calorie foods. Also increase your physical activity and exercise. Don't get your medical information from friends, tv or the internet. ...Read more

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If apple cider vinegar pills safe for children 7 years and up for weight loss?

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If apple cider vinegar pills safe for children 7 years and up for weight loss?

No proof of safety: Dietary supplements are marketed by manufacturers w/o any requirement by fda or other 3rd party to prove safety and/or effectiveness prior to marketing. In other words, companies are allowed to say whatever they want to convince you to buy their products. Check out 2 recent news articles: http://goo. Gl/bbmdcw (usa today) & http://goo. Gl/uilodl (fda via nbc) re lack of oversight & contamination. ...Read more

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Can apple cider vinegar cause stomach ulcers when taken everyday for weight loss?

Can apple cider vinegar cause stomach ulcers when taken everyday for weight loss?

No problem: Apple cider vinegar is a weaker acid than stomach acid, and improves digestion it does not cause ulcers and is sometimes used to help heal them. ...Read more

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I take Yaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) bcp. I want to start taking apple cider vinegar+nettle+chromium pills as a dietary supplement for aided weight loss. Will they interfere?

I take Yaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) bcp. I want to start taking apple cider vinegar+nettle+chromium pills as a dietary supplement for aided weight loss. Will they interfere?

There's no easy fix: Weight loss is a difficult challenge-and any supplements or pills are unlikely to have a real effect. (Of course there are stimulants that increase your metabolic rate-but these are a bit dangerous since there could be side effects with those). I don't think this supplement you've mentioned will have an effect, so I wouldn't waste money on it. EXERCISE and eating right are much better alternatives ...Read more

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It is true that apple cider vinegar helps lose weight? Is that food a termogenic?

It is true that apple cider vinegar helps lose weight? Is that food a termogenic?

No: Apple cider vinegar or any other vinegar isn't needed for good health. Apple cider vinegar is not an fda approved medication, so its effects and side effects are mostly uncertain (due to a lack of good research). As with everything else in life, too much can become a bad thing. That means a tiny bit of any vinegar a day might be fine, but taking a lot can hurt the body. ...Read more

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Will drinking apple cider vinegar with pure honey every night make you lose weight?

Will drinking apple cider vinegar with pure honey every night make you lose weight?

No.: The secret to weight loss is simple. Diet and exercise. Moderate your calorie intake with a sensible balanced diet and burn more calories than you take in. If you are very overweight or have medical problems, discuss starting an exercise routine with your physician before starting. Good luck. ...Read more

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Is apple cider vinegar good for losing weight?

There: Is a lot out there about consuming fermented products right now. Although no proof it works, there is likewise to evidence of harmful effects if in moderation. Drink it if you like it, otherwise focus on a healthy diet. ...Read more

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How much apple cider vinegar should one drink to lose weight?

How much apple cider vinegar should one drink to lose weight?

None: There is not evidence that consuming vinegar of any kind will help with weight loss. Weight loss comes from taking in fewer calories than burn every day. Over time, weight loss will occur. Stay hydrated - the body won't burn fat if you're dehydrated. ...Read more

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Is apple cider vinegar is it safe to apply it on the fat I area in the body to lose weight?

Is apple cider vinegar is it safe to apply it on the fat I area in the body to lose weight?

Vinegar on Skin: Vinegar on skin will in no way lead to any weight loss, shrinkage of fat or any other benefit. It may very well damage the skin causing scarring and dryness. This is one of the most bizarre ways 'to lose weight' I have ever been presented in my twenty years in medicine to lose weight. It is 100% unlikely to be of any benefit. ...Read more

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Can a mesomorph body type lose weight from drinking apple cider vinegar?

Drinking vinegar is: Not the solution. To lose weight insure that calories burned > calories consumed. Drink at least 8 - 8 oz glasses of water per day. Aim for at least 5 servings of vegetables ; 4 servings of fruit per day. Use whole grain when possible. Avoid sodas, alcohol ; junk carbohydrates. Get in a good mix of aerobic ; weight lifting exercises. ...Read more

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Does the diet where u drink apple cider vinegar before every meal does it help lose weight

Does the diet where u drink apple cider vinegar before every meal does it help lose weight

No: According to the national institutes of health, it is a myth that using apple cider vinegar, grapefruit juice. Etc. Before meals burns fats and contributes to weight loss. Loss weight by avoiding all processed sugars, flour, pasta, and rice. Eat a diet rich in vegetables and beans with plenty of fruits, nuts and whole grains. Add wild salmon and get healthy as well. ...Read more

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Is it safe to drink apple cider vinegar to lose weight while breastfeeding?

Is it safe to drink apple cider vinegar to lose weight while breastfeeding?

Shouldn't B pbm: This shouldn't be a problem for baby. Your body will sort out what you ingest & this will not end up in the breast milk. ...Read more

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Apple cider vinegar benefits, will it work on acne scars as well as help me lose weight?

Apple cider vinegar benefits, will it work on acne scars as well as help me lose weight?

Fad diet: Losing weight essentially comes down to limiting calorie intake and increasing calorie expenditure via exercise. I am not aware of apple cider vinegar specifically reducing acne scars other than to limit acne disease by decreasing calorie and oil intake. ...Read more

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I want to loss weight can I start with hot water + apple cider vinegar and honey + lipton green tea after every meal would it help me to loss weight?

I want to loss weight can I start with hot water + apple cider vinegar and honey + lipton green tea after every meal would it help me to loss weight?

Have a plan: Better: have a plan for getting the right number of calories, balanced nutrition, exercise, fluid intake, sleep & accountability. Tracking your data (calories, nutrition) is very useful (I use LoseIt). A personal traininer or class can be helpful. But make a plan, review wtih knowledgeable clinician, stick to it, BE PATIENT. Lose weight = short term goal & alone never succeeds. Lifestyle is better ...Read more

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Can apple cider vinegar really fight hair loss?

Can apple cider vinegar really fight hair loss?

Of course not: Apple cider vinegar is promoted for EVERYTHING. And with no side effects. It is extremely easy to make and sell; it's an interesting mix of substances but obviously it can't be all things to all sick people. It's probably harmless but you'd be foolish not to see through the chicanery. ...Read more

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Is apple cider vinegar can help me to gain weight... if yes then how???

Is apple cider vinegar can help me to gain weight... if yes then how???

It could: If you drink a lot of it in addition to your diet resulting in the
your total calories exceeding your daily caloric requirements. ...Read more

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Apple cider vinegar honey and water is it good for weight lost?

Health Myths: Nope. Weight loss is successful with the changing of the way you eat, how you move and the composition of your diet calories with proteins being the necessary majority of a good diet's calories. Honey is sugar. Water is water and vinegar is not any magic product that leads to any true or lasting weight loss. ...Read more

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Is the apple cider vinegar can really loose weight? And if it so what was the procedure of drinking?

Is the apple cider vinegar can really loose weight? And if it so what was the procedure of drinking?

Marketing, Marketing: Likely best way: consume none. Apples, like all fruits, have lots of carbs & carbs are most readily converted by liver into triglyceride fats & stored as body fat. Fats least prone to be stored as body fat. Study: http://goo. Gl/DKvdSI, http://goo. Gl/mpd4Y6, http://goo. Gl/XjgiP6, http://goo. Gl/cypKOp, http://nusi. Org, http://goo. Gl/gGXn9f, http://goo. Gl/aRhOU2, http://goo. Gl/dhux4V & my answers. ...Read more

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Is apple cider vinegar is effective for weight gain? If yes, then how?

Is apple cider vinegar is effective for weight gain? If yes, then how?

Probably not: The only study on apple cider vinegar (ACV) was done in Japan on 157 women. Half were given ACV the other group was not. The difference in weight loss was minimal, 1-2 pounds, which was regained after ACV was stopped. ACV purportedly lowers blood sugar by interfering with starch absorption. I wasn't able to find other medical studies supporting its use for weight loss. ...Read more

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Can apple cider vinegar or other home remedies help lighten or remove small unwanted moles?

Can apple cider vinegar or other home remedies help lighten or remove small unwanted moles?

Yes it's possible: Seek medical consultation for these warnings signs: sudden increase in size, change in color or pigmentation, asymmetric border etc. God bless u! http://www. Herballegacy. Com/warts_;_moles. Html. Http://m.wikihow. Com/remove-moles-without-surgery. Http://www. Skincancer. Org/skin-cancer-information/melanoma/melanoma-warning-signs-and-images. ...Read more

Dr. M. Hytham Beck
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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