A 41-year-old member asked:
I'm 50 and 40 lb overweight?
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Family Medicine 38 years experience
Change your life: At the most basic level dieting takes no time or money. You can choose to eat less. I am sure you are busy, we all are. Do you have anything more important than your life? We each have 24 hours per day. Find a way to demand that you have earned the right to spend 1 of those hours each day to keep you alive. Would a check for $1million convince you? Would a funeral convince you? What will it take?
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Family Medicine 34 years experience
Diet: Sugar busters is a simple, balanced, inexpensive book. I recommend you follow it.
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Pediatrics 26 years experience
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Internal Medicine 27 years experience
Start today: Your weight won't change overnight. Start with cutting out sugars and highly processed & refined carbs. Avoid soda, juice, chips, cookies, candy, cakes, fries & most fast food. Make half your plate vegetables for lunch & dinner. Add veggies/fruit for breakfast too. Healthy fats (salmon, nuts, avocados, olive oil, etc) are fine. Protein is fine, especially plant based. Take a brisk walk daily!
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Last updated Jul 24, 2014
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