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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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Is there good diets to help me lose weight?

Is there good diets to help me lose weight?

Yes and No.: In order to advise my patients on their weight loss journey, I evaluate them from a multi-factorial standpoint: Behavioral Patterns; Food Intake/Energy Expenditure; Food Sensitivities/Allergies; Metabolic Imbalances; Hormonal Imbalances; Neurotransmitter Imbalance, just to name a few. Actually, once any or all of these factors are addressed, invariably my patients lose the unwanted weight. ...Read more

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Could you help me lose weight and stick to it?

Could you help me lose weight and stick to it?

I can't take on : That task personally. But a nutritionist and a trainer could go a long way in helping you reach your goals. ...Read more

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Eating lesser doesn't seem to help me lose weight...

Eating lesser doesn't seem to help me lose weight...

It will: You must be patient. You don't gain weight quickly and it takes even longer to lose it. Keep a food diary .Look up the caloric content of your foods (see: www.Caloriecount.Com) - it's free. You may be eating smaller quantity but not necessarily good choices. Try to stick to fruit and veggies and avoid meat and sweets. ...Read more

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Are there any tricks to help me lose weight in a healthy way?

Are there any tricks to help me lose weight in a healthy way?

Make a good plan: Change your behavior and stick with it. Technically, losing weight is simple physics. Currently there is exess fuel in your body stored as fat. If you'd like to reduce the excess fuel you carry you'll need to burn it up (use it). In order to use it up you'll need to eat less (food fuel) than you burn through exercise (movement). Make a consistent effort to take in less fuel and move more. ...Read more

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Can cla help me lose weight?

Can cla help me lose weight?

Conjugated linoleic : Acid is well written up in wikipedia. Weight loss in clinical trials is measure only in grams. I suggest that you look it up. ...Read more

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Can walking help me lose weight?

Can walking help me lose weight?

Yes: Walking at least 30 min regularly will help loose weight. ...Read more

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Will swimming help me lose weight?

Will swimming help me lose weight?

It could: as part of an activity program couple with good eating habits, you could lose weight. If your daily caloric intake with exercise is less than the number of calories you need to maintain or gain weight, you should lose weight. If the difference is about 500 calories a day, you could lose one pound a week. ...Read more

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Can meditation help me lose weight?

Can meditation help me lose weight?

That depends: If you are a stress eater then reducing that tension may help with your food consumption. Meditation can reduce stress. Take care. ...Read more

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Can spicy foods help me lose weight?

Can spicy foods help me lose weight?

No: They do not. They marginally increase your metabolism. But eating spicy foods is no way to lose weight. ...Read more

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How can my faith help me lose weight?

How can my faith help me lose weight?

Faith&health: I truly believe faith is given very little credit in its innate power. Believing in ones ability to lose weight or to improved well being results in a positive change in our inner environment &our mental atmosphere. This in &of itself has been shown to have effects on our immune system and hormonal balance. This causes positivity beyond explanation. There's power in our thoughts & our faith. ...Read more

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Will gulocophage help me lose weight?

Will gulocophage help me lose weight?

If you have diabetic: Problems ; are overweight it can be a good adjunct to exercise and a good nutrition plan. ...Read more

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What nutrients can help me lose weight?

ADHS (vasopressin) by Biotics: If you want to do only 1 product do adhs (vasopressin) - it is researched and helps people loose 8 pounds a month (2 pounds per week) need 2 pills in the morning. If you want to do this a healthy way - detox your body and learn about ionithermie which eliminates toxins, tonify body and helps you stay healthy in addition. ...Read more

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Can social workers help me lose weight?

Maybe: Peer pressure can help, that is why some commercial programs work. If they can motivate you and keep you on track sure. Social workers are not designed to help in weight loss that i know of. ...Read more

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Will being spiritual help me lose weight?

Perhaps: If being spiritual helps you make wise food choices in reasonable quantities, coupled with moderate activity. ...Read more

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Can being vegetarian help me lose weight?

Can being vegetarian help me lose weight?

Vegetarian: Many people who are overweight are able to lose weight by being physically active and eating a vegetarian diet in moderation. ...Read more

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Thoughts? Could salad help me lose weight?

Thoughts? Could salad help me lose weight?

Could, but be wise..: Depending on how you fix your salad, it could contain a few hundred to even a few thousand calories. Salads are tricky. Mixed greens with vegetables and light dressing would be best, perhaps with some tuna or salmon added for protein. Avoid creamy dressings, ham, cheese, bacon bits. ...Read more

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Will walking 2.5 miles a day help me lose weight?

Will walking 2.5 miles a day help me lose weight?

Exercise: That will burn about 250 calories per day. The bottom line is that the calories you burn each day will need to exceed the calories that you consume. I heartily encourage you to do that walking Take care. ...Read more