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A 23-year-old male asked:

heahtly eating for weight loss?

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Dr. Scott Shapiro
Anti-Aging Medicine 35 years experience
Some specifics...: Lean protein- skinless chicken, turkey, fish, egg whites. Favorable carbs-most vegetables (except corn, carrots), most fruits (except bananas, raisins), selected grains (oatmeal, barley). Favorable fats-olive oil, almonds, avocados, fish oils.
Dr. Martin Fried
General Practice 36 years experience
Healthy eating: 5-7 servings of fruits and vegetables a day. 3-5 ounces of lean meat, chicken or fish as protein, or eggs, or 1 cup of milk. Complex carbohydrates in the form of whole grains, should make up 1/4 of your plate servings. 1/2 your plate should be fresh fruits and or vegetables. And 1/4 of your plate should be protein. Beans and legumes are also healthy carbohydrates. Avoid too much fat, fried foods.
Dr. Mary Ray
Dr. Mary Ray answered
Family Medicine 29 years experience
Myfitnesspal: Use the free phone app myfitnesspal to stay in the calorie range needed to lose 10 pounds per month. It works. There are some tricks to getting it right which I can explain further ina consult.
Dr. Dean Giannone
Internal Medicine 25 years experience
Just be sensible.: The real key to weight loss is to just watch the size of your portions at meals, eat healthy, and exercise regularly. There's no radical diet or exercise plan or pill that will magically give you meaningful and sustained weight loss. The ol' fashioned way is still be best way to lose weight for the long term.

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A 20-year-old female asked:

Weight loss tips?

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Dr. Safiyya Shabazz
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Eat it: Don't drink calories. Drink water. If you have to have some, eat them.
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I couldn't agree more. Above all, never drink soda. Sugar sweetened beverages (sodas, energy drinks, juices, etc) are your enemy when you're trying to achieve or maintain a healthy weight.
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