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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Milton Alvis, jr
40 years experience in Preventive Medicine
Calories Wrong Focus: Calories are a unit of heat as measured in a calorie meter, i.e. Calorimeter, look up on wikipedia. Our bodies are not calorimeters but very complex ... Read More

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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Roy Arnold
46 years experience in Internal Medicine
Eat a healthy diet: Plenty of fruits and vegetables and at least 100g of protein daily. Limit sugars, starches and other carbs to less than 100 grams. Calories are less i ... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
39 years experience in Clinical Psychology
David L. Katz, MD: Please take a look at books by david l. Katz, md. He uses an holistic approach to weight management and overall health. There are so many diets out ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Abby Caplin
39 years experience in Integrative Medicine
It depends: You need to know your current weight and height, and what your target weight is. You can figure this out online with a fitness or diet website, like m ... Read More
A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Clifton Schermerhorn
39 years experience in General Practice
Consider: It depends...Before starting any diet, i would recommend that you consult with your family doc....He can give you more detailed dietary recommendation ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dave Burns
45 years experience in Dentistry
LoseIt: Load the free app loseit and follow directions. It will calculate your daily calorie intake and you record your foods and watch the weight disappear. ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience in Medical Oncology
Reduce calories slow: You can only lose weight if you burn more calories than you consume. So cut out calories gradually but persistently every day down to minimum. Over a ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jane Van Dis
17 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Depends: Not knowing your height, weight and nutritional needs, it's only a guess. And at 48, that's amazing! assume that you would normally lose weight on a ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience in Medical Oncology
About 100-1200 Calor: If you slowly cut down on your daily calories, you can lose weight. Avoid calorie rich foods (like milk products/icecreams and butterand fried foods). ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience in Medical Oncology
Be patient and go sl: Weight loss takes a lot of discipline and practice it for the long hall. Eat less, slowly cutting on daily calories gradually.. Stay under 1500 calori ... Read More
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