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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
44 years experience Cardiology
Ld?: Not sure what you mean by ld? Did you mean ldl? Hdl? Something else? These are all lipoproteins made in your liver to transport fats. They're not foun ... Read More

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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
Just the opposite: No, you should eat a low calorie, low carbohydrate diet to lose weight.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Seema Patel
27 years experience Holistic Medicine
Gaining weight: Gaining weight is not easy for the super skinny! to gain one pound per week, add 500calories extra per day. Take these calories in as protein and carb ... Read More
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
answers have to be: 400 characters or less!! Eat healthy foods high in calories. Eat 6 meals /day. Work on strength training to build large muscle groups. Work out w heav ... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Waskowitz
Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
Caution: High loads of protein can tax other organs particularly kidney function. You should get routine testing including renal function tests.
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arthur Heller
43 years experience Gastroenterology
Depends on...: lots of factors, including but not limited to: baseline weight, percentage body fat, level of activity, amount of protein and calories in the diet, ot ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
See details: A vegan diet is a high fat diet. You can gain weight on this diet.
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andrew Germanovich
13 years experience Pain Management
No: The 2000 calorie diet is a recommendation for a female of an ideal weight so is a saturated fat intake. For an ideal male it's around 2400. Your satur ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Julie Abbott
45 years experience Preventive Medicine
Very possibly: ....but I would think the bigger problem might be water intake, though that surprises me. Your question suggests you are knowledgable about healthy ea ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
Absolutely: That is the diet i personally use. Combine that diet with aerobic exercise and strength training.
A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
40 years experience Clinical Psychology
Calories: All calories are not created equal; some are better than others. Please ask you doctor about a ketogenic diet. That's high good fat and low carb. Y ... Read More
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