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What type of diets are good for losing weight?
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Dr. SG Erman
Family Medicine
5 doctors agree
In brief: Lower Calorie
Any diet that has you take in fewer calories than you need will help you lose weight.
Weight loss is a very simple equation: energy in (calories) - energy out (exercise)= energy difference. If this number is positive, you lose weight. If it is negative, you gain weight. Everything else is just hype and marketing.

In brief: Lower Calorie
Any diet that has you take in fewer calories than you need will help you lose weight.
Weight loss is a very simple equation: energy in (calories) - energy out (exercise)= energy difference. If this number is positive, you lose weight. If it is negative, you gain weight. Everything else is just hype and marketing.
Dr. SG Erman
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Dr. Gregg Albers
Addiction Medicine
3 doctors agree
In brief: Low Carb Diets
Low and very low carb diets have the best results for weight loss and for maintaining weight loss.
These work by causing ketosis, that is removed when the patient drinks a lot of water. But any diet only works well if you maintain the diet, and the loss. Find a diet you like, increase your activity, drink a lot more water, and stay with it

In brief: Low Carb Diets
Low and very low carb diets have the best results for weight loss and for maintaining weight loss.
These work by causing ketosis, that is removed when the patient drinks a lot of water. But any diet only works well if you maintain the diet, and the loss. Find a diet you like, increase your activity, drink a lot more water, and stay with it
Dr. Gregg Albers
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Dr. Matt Wachsman
Internal Medicine
In brief: It's the wrong
question. It isn't about getting the right stuff, doing the right thing, exercising the right way, being on the Side of the Angels.
But instead finding where you are failing (The Devil in the Details) and dealing with that (The way of the Devil) http://www.amazon.com/dp/0692496157/ CHanging eating based on triggers/compulsions/habits is hard. Book Helps.

In brief: It's the wrong
question. It isn't about getting the right stuff, doing the right thing, exercising the right way, being on the Side of the Angels.
But instead finding where you are failing (The Devil in the Details) and dealing with that (The way of the Devil) http://www.amazon.com/dp/0692496157/ CHanging eating based on triggers/compulsions/habits is hard. Book Helps.
Dr. Matt Wachsman
Dr. Matt Wachsman
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Dr. Michael Rothman
Internal Medicine
In brief: Feed your adrenals
Cortisol - as are all corticosteroids is derived from cholesterol.
Studies have shown that a high saurated fat, low polyunsaturated fat diet will increase corticosteroid levels. Also supplementation with pregnenolone will increase ability of your adrenals to make cortisol, progesterone, estrogen, testosterone and other corticoids. Reduce all forms of stress. Get sleep and sunlight.

In brief: Feed your adrenals
Cortisol - as are all corticosteroids is derived from cholesterol.
Studies have shown that a high saurated fat, low polyunsaturated fat diet will increase corticosteroid levels. Also supplementation with pregnenolone will increase ability of your adrenals to make cortisol, progesterone, estrogen, testosterone and other corticoids. Reduce all forms of stress. Get sleep and sunlight.
Dr. Michael Rothman
Dr. Michael Rothman
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Dr. Michael Rothman
Internal Medicine
In brief: Do not waste your $
Do not waste your time with "weight loss supplements".
Rasberry ketones are yet another in a long line of "miracle" weight loss supplements that are pure hype. If you want to achieve weight loss, reduce your carbs to a bare minimum, drink only water, eat lots of low starch veggies and increase your activity levels.

In brief: Do not waste your $
Do not waste your time with "weight loss supplements".
Rasberry ketones are yet another in a long line of "miracle" weight loss supplements that are pure hype. If you want to achieve weight loss, reduce your carbs to a bare minimum, drink only water, eat lots of low starch veggies and increase your activity levels.
Dr. Michael Rothman
Dr. Michael Rothman
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Dr. Michael Rothman
Internal Medicine
In brief: Yes
Do not waste your time with "weight loss supplements".
Green coffee beans are just the latest in a long line of overhyped fads. If you want to achieve weight loss, reduce your carbs to a bare minimum, drink only water, eat lots of low starch veggies and increase your activity levels. The caffiene wastes minerals.

In brief: Yes
Do not waste your time with "weight loss supplements".
Green coffee beans are just the latest in a long line of overhyped fads. If you want to achieve weight loss, reduce your carbs to a bare minimum, drink only water, eat lots of low starch veggies and increase your activity levels. The caffiene wastes minerals.
Dr. Michael Rothman
Dr. Michael Rothman
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Dr. Michael Rothman
Internal Medicine
In brief: Do not waste your $
Do not waste your time with "weight loss supplements".
Green coffee beans are just the latest in a long line of overhyped fads. If you want to achieve weight loss, reduce your carbs to a bare minimum, drink only water, eat lots of low starch veggies and increase your activity levels.

In brief: Do not waste your $
Do not waste your time with "weight loss supplements".
Green coffee beans are just the latest in a long line of overhyped fads. If you want to achieve weight loss, reduce your carbs to a bare minimum, drink only water, eat lots of low starch veggies and increase your activity levels.
Dr. Michael Rothman
Dr. Michael Rothman
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Dr. Michael Rothman
Internal Medicine
In brief: Nutrient dense foods
Eat foods that are nutrient dense (like meat, fish, poultry, eggs, cheese, low starch vegatables and water) avoid foods that are not nutrient dense (like starches and sugars, including fruit) nutrient dense foods will increase your basal metabolic rate.
On the other hand, starches and sugars impair thyroid metabolism via affects on your liver (which helps activate thyroid hormone).

In brief: Nutrient dense foods
Eat foods that are nutrient dense (like meat, fish, poultry, eggs, cheese, low starch vegatables and water) avoid foods that are not nutrient dense (like starches and sugars, including fruit) nutrient dense foods will increase your basal metabolic rate.
On the other hand, starches and sugars impair thyroid metabolism via affects on your liver (which helps activate thyroid hormone).
Dr. Michael Rothman
Dr. Michael Rothman
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