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A 71-year-old female asked:

I am 71 and walk an hour a day plus work out at the gym an hour and 45 minutes twice a week. i cannot lose weight. i am 58 inches tall and weigh 128 ?

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Dr. Hasan Khondker
Internal Medicine 13 years experience
Diet: Is very important..decrease your caloric intake to 1500 calories per day and you will lose weight
Dr. Olakitan Akinjagunla
Specializes in Internal Medicine
If your workout is excessive, it may lead to hunger making you eat more than you need. Do you feel fine at this weight? If you do there is nothing to worry about. If you are lifting weights, you replace fat with muscle which weighs more than fat.
Oct 27, 2014

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