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A 39-year-old male asked:

I'm on a low calorie diet to lose weight but when i exercise (walk), i feel tired sometimes. do i need to add a vitamin supplement?

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Dr. Arnold Beresh
Podiatry 42 years experience
See below: You may be experiencing a drop in blood sugar. An engergy drink will do better than a vitamin supplement.
Dr. Su Fairchild
Integrative Medicine 25 years experience
Coconut oil: Coconut oil is high in medium chain fats that are easily burnt for energy. I tell my patients to add a tablespoon to at least one meal a day. Beware of low fat or fat free diets. Good fats are required for optimal health.
Dr. Wendy Askew
Dr. Wendy Askew commented
undefined 25 years experience
I love Dr Fairchild's coconut oil tip! Absolutely agree!
Mar 2, 2013

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