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A 40-year-old member asked:

I've been gaining muscle and with that some fat. how can i lose the fat without losing the muscles i've been building?

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Dr. Myra Skluth
Internal Medicine 37 years experience
Eat more protein: When you eat protein( meat , fish, chicken) baked, broiled not fried and vegetables, you will not be hungry. You should not skip meals. Eat 4-5 small meals per day every 3 1/2 -4 hours. You will not be hungry. Do not eat foods made from white flour. Do not eat processed foods.
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