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Will going on a low-carbohydrate diet help me lose weight faster?

Will going on a low-carbohydrate diet help me lose weight faster?

Not necessarily: You need to restrict caloric intake and exercise to burn more calories to lose weight. Low carbohydrate diet is marginally better, but you can gain weight on a low carbohydrate diet if you eat fats and proteins in an amount that more than makes up for the carbohydrate deficit. ...Read more

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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 yellow rice help me lose weight?

Can yellow rice help me lose weight?

Not in ; of itself.: Rice (in moderation) can be used as carbs in a healthy diet. Eat healthfully ; be physically active. Aim for 7.5 to 8 hrs of sleep / night. Hydrate w at least 64 oz of water / day. Calories burned must > calories consumed. Do both cardio ; weight training. You can mix ; match different kinds of physical exercise. This site helps determine calories burned for > 100 activities:. ...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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What foods will help me lose weight and gain muscle?

Protein: Protein increase and monitor carbs, ideally you could use a nutritionist to assist. Some personal trainers are particulary good with targetted diet. It is always helpful to rememberthat diet overall must be balanced. ...Read more

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Will grapefruit help me loose weight?

Will grapefruit help me loose weight?

No: Just eating grapefruit alone does not cause weight loss. Eating better with less calories but nutrient rich foods such as grapefruit and other fruits and veggies can help. ...Read more

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Can going vegan help me lose weight?

Can going vegan help me lose weight?

Often times - yes: Many people do lose weight when they switch to a vegan lifestyle. Calories burned must exceed calories consumed. ...Read more

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What nutrients can help me lose weight?

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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Will fat burning pills plus exercise help me lose weight? What should I eat to help lose belly fat n fat in my arms?

Will fat burning pills plus exercise help me lose weight? What should I eat to help lose belly fat n fat in my arms?

Losing fat: Fat burning pills do not have adequate medical evidence of effectiveness. Exercise will always be the best means of weight loss. Reducing the total number of calories you eat, particularly fat calories is 2nd. There is no way to target where your body will lose fat. You just have to eat a good diet and exercise and mostly take weight/fat off evenly all over. ...Read more

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Will cayenne pepper help me lose weight?

Will cayenne pepper help me lose weight?

Unlikely to happen: Eating foods that contain cayenne pepper can help with weight loss only if a person doesn't increase the total amount of calories eaten per day. For example, eating spicy food might lower a person's appetite, so he doesn't eat as much at that meal. However, drinking a root beer float to wash down the spiciness will give a person lots of sugar & fat calories, thus increasing his calories & weight. ...Read more

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Can detox water really help me to lose weight or maybe just help me balanced my weight ?

Can detox water really help me to lose weight or maybe just help me balanced my weight ?

Nonsense; Marketing: The human body, like all living creature open systems, is continuously doing detoxification; crucial to staying alive. Open system means everything the body is composed of is constantly changing; rates varying from extremely rapidly to very slowly. Most marketing depends on people not understanding engineering (life is the most complex) & promoting overly simplistic ideas of little/no truth. ...Read more

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What help me to lose weight without slowing my metabolism?

You can not slow it: You have no control over your metabolism, just on your food intake and exercise. In order to lose weight, you have to eat less and exercise more. There is no other fancy formula to be healthy. ...Read more

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How can I boost up my metabolism to help me lose weight faster?

Strength training: Muscles burn a lot of calories in and out of the gym. Mix in short intense cardio sessions with your resistance training for added effect. ...Read more

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Will mango and ginger water help me lose weight?

Will mango and ginger water help me lose weight?

Mango SEEDS, ginger: There is evidence that an extract of the seeds of the african mango may help a bit with weight loss but this is totally different from eating mangoes, which are high in sugars- see http://www.Shape.Com/weight-loss/food-weight-loss/african-mango-miracle-weight-loss-supplement.Ginger may help a bit by boosting metabolism & reducing inflammation.But there is no substitute diet & exercise.See comment:. ...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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What diets will help me to lose stomach fat?

What diets will help me to lose stomach fat?

Fat: You cannot preferentially lose fat from one specific area of the body (naturally). However, overall weight loss will contribute to loss over different body areas. Exercise can be used to firm, tone and sculpt. ...Read more