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A 21-year-old female asked:

what kinds of food shall i eat to lose weight and gain muscles at the same time??

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Dr. Stephen Southard
Internal Medicine 15 years experience
To be honest: No particular food or diet will lead to weight loss and increased muscle mass alone. In fact, it's clear that certain people respond better to different macronutrients(like proteins, fats and carbohydrates.) It's difficult to say what type of diet you'll respond best too. It's hard to go wrong with a diet rich in colorful veggies and fruits with some lean meats.

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