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Grand Prairie, TX
A 18-year-old male asked:

My height is 5'9 my weight is 235 i was checked for diabetes but it was negative last year and i'm trying to lose 50lbs any advice?

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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 34 years experience
Eat fewer calories: Helpful weight loss diets have natural foods that take time to chew but contain few calories. Examples include carrots, celery, and iceberg lettuce (little/no salad dressing). When shopping for fruits, buy small ones no bigger than a tennis ball, because fruits have sugar. Drinks without calories include water and green tea. A calorie is a calorie, but surely avoid sugar & simple starch calories!

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