A 27-year-old member asked:
I started going to a diet dr. and the diet she reccomended doesn't allow me any dairy, bread, fruits, starches of any kind. is this healthy?
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Dr. Charles Cattanoanswered
Gastroenterology 41 years experience
Eat balanced diet: Restriction diets that limit lots of different "good" foods may work in the short term, but such diets are not meant to be followed for a long time. A simple rule of thumb is to cut back on calories by eating smaller meals and avoiding snacks. Exercise to tone, and to burn calories. Keep in mind that fat=9 calories/gram whereas proteins and carbohydrates =4 calories/gram of food. Eat healthy!
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