Weight Loss Strategies
- Q How can I lose one pound a week?
Dr. Jill Grimes, Family MedicineOne pound is 3,600 calories (kcal), so rounding down and dividing by seven days in a week, the answer is that you need reduce your daily calories by 500 kcal. Now, if you’ve paid attention to the number of calories burned when you hop on a... Full Answer
- Q Does "freezing fat" work for belly fat?
Dr. Joseph Ajaka, Plastic & Reconstructive SurgeryCoolsculpting is a recent technology on the market that is marketed as "freezing fat". Research has shown that by exposing fat cells to certain low temperatures for a certain amount of time, the fat cells are destroyed and eliminated via the bodies... Full Answer
- Q What is a simple way to lose weight?
Dr. Michael Roizen, Internal MedicineHere are some simple dietary guidelines to help you lose weight and belly fat: Don't eat foods with added sugars or added syrups. When possible, avoid artificial sweeteners, too. They lie to your appetite control system and can lead to weight... Full Answer
- Q What herbs can promote weight loss?
Nancy Teeter, Nutrition & DieteticsHerbal supplements are not FDA controlled and can be harmful, thus I advise against use for the purpose of weight loss. On the other hand, herbs that are added in cooking (e.g. basil, thyme, oregano, etc.) can enhance food’s natural flavor and... Full Answer