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Which weight loss program is good for senior men?

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Dr. Vasu Brown
Integrative Medicine 35 years experience
Control-IT program: Biotics research has a researched program called control-it they found men lost 10-12 pounds per month and it is a medically supervised program. It is safer and focus on adding adaptogen, adrenal reset, detoxification anti-inflammatory products.
Dr. Mark Elliott
Emergency Medicine 37 years experience
Moderate protein: The most important thing for seniors is to maintain muscle mass with any weight loss program, should have a goal of at least .4 grams protein per pound of body weight per day as a minimum. I suggest a program with about 20% of daily calories coming from protein, this saves muscle and bone.

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