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Does prune juice help to lose weight?

Does prune juice help to lose weight?

Prune Juice: Prune juice may stimulate bowel movements, but this would be a temporary weight loss only -- and not much at that. If you're routinely constipated, consider increasing veggies, leafy greens, whole fruits (not juice -- too high in sugars to use all the time!), and other kinds of fiber. Also plenty of fresh water daily. These will help keep your GI system in good running order. ...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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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 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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Will drinking enfamil help me to gain weight?

Will drinking enfamil help me to gain weight?

More calories: We gain weight by consuming more calories than we burn. Many supplements are available for that purpose. Infant formula is not made for adults, . Ensure boost and scandi shakes can aid. Seeing a nutritionist may also help you see where there are areas f your diet that can be improved by eating more calorie dense foods. Dried fruits and nuts are calorie dense and can help add calories. ...Read more

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Does drinking tea and lemon help me lose weight?

Does drinking  tea and lemon help me lose weight?

Food Myths: Nope. There is no weight loss properties with tea or lemon. If there were billions of people would be thin. ...Read more

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Does drinking prune juice help flatten your tummy and lose baby weight?

Does drinking prune juice help flatten your tummy and lose baby weight?

Neither !: Juice of any kind is accompanied by calories from sugar and additives. Your best bet is good overall nutrition and exercise without fads or quick fixes. Celebrities we watch looking great shortly after having a baby have the time and luxury of personal trainers and excellent calories sources. ...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 drinking green tea help me lose weight?

Small effect: A study by Maastricht University (Holland) noted Green tea has catechins & caffeine w inhibition of O-methyl- transferase & phosphodiesterase which effects thermogenesis & fat oxidation. The Linus Pauling Institute reported a study indicating that green tea can assist w glycemic control. Additionally, green tea has a diuretic effect. ...Read more

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Will drinking powdered protein help my weight loss?

Will drinking powdered protein help my weight loss?

Not necessarily: Increasing your protein intake will not directly lead to weight loss, but may cause you to feel full sooner, leading to you eating less overall. ...Read more

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Might consuming water help me lose weight and tone?

Might consuming water help me lose weight and tone?

No: By itself , changing water intake will not change weight. Water has no nutritional value except to keep cells hydrated properly. If you drink too much water rapidly you can actualy get water intoxication which has an adverse effect on the brain, and can cause seizures. ...Read more

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Will breastfeeding help me lose weight?

Will breastfeeding help me lose weight?

Yes: Yes, yes and yes. Breast feeding will help your uterus shrink back to its normal size faster and will help you shed the pregnancy weight. Even though it's nice to lose weight, remember to eat healthfully while breast feeding - your nutrition is your baby's nutrition. So eat well, breast feed often, and watch yourself get smaller while your baby gets bigger. ...Read more

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Fruit Juice (Definition)

There is no indication for giving babies under one year of age fruit juices. Fruit juices do not contain the healthy nutrients that ...Read more