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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Fried
36 years experience General Practice
Be aware of fat: Eat less fried and fatty foods. Increase your consumption of fresh fruits and vegetables, eat lean meats and low fat diary products. Instead of whole ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Titus Duncan
43 years experience Bariatrics
It doesn't: Most diets are simply temporary fixes to a much bigger problem. We decide to go on a diet for awhile and exercise to temporarily lose a few pounds. L ... Read More
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Dr. Alex Shvartsman
25 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
Very badly: Low fat diets are horrible. Unhealthy and will cause fat gain! fat does not make you fat carbs do!
Dr. Michael Rothman
35 years experience Internal Medicine
No such thing: The long term effect of a low fat diet is malnutrition. Used for a short time (4-6 weeks) a low fat diet can be employed for weight loss. However, the ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Fried
36 years experience General Practice
Depends: low fat doesn't necessarily mean low calorie. In order to lose weight- your intake in calories must be less than your expenditure- Activity- helps wit ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
73 years experience Preventive Medicine
Simple: Stick to "god made" food.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Charlap
37 years experience Holistic Medicine
Depends: Low fat diets are unhealthy if the fats are replaced by carbohydrates. However, in the presence of coronary artery disease, diets that limit saturated ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Fried
36 years experience General Practice
Saturated fats: Avoid fried foods and fast foods since they are mostly saturated fats. Increase your fruit and vegetable consumption because they are fat free (except ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Fried
36 years experience General Practice
Fried: Avoid fried foods, many fast foods are high in fat so check online first. Ideally you want less than 30% of your calories from fat with most from unsa ... Read More
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Titus Duncan
43 years experience Bariatrics
It doesn't: Most diets are simply temporary fixes to a much bigger problem. We decide to go on a diet for awhile and exercise to temporarily lose a few pounds. L ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tracy Lovell
21 years experience Rheumatology
See below: Watch foods that claim to be low fat---they are are often high in sugars.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
50 years experience Medical Oncology
Avoid animal fats: Saturated fats are bad for human health. This means avoid animal fats which come in all meats(especially red meats) and dairy products(milk, ice cream ... Read More

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