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A 45-year-old member asked:

what foods should i avoid if i am afraid of gaining weight?

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Dr. Bennett Werner
Cardiology 44 years experience
Calorie rich foods: Go to www.Caloriecount.Com, open a free account, give them your height, weight, age and activity level and they'll help you choose your foods wisely. In general, a balanced diet that is heavy on fruits and vegetables and sparse on desserts, fats and oils is going to be the best.

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