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A 19-year-old female asked:

i'm trying to lose weight , so i've been counting calories . i tried to weigh a avocado today but should i weigh it without the peel and seed ?

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Dr. Milton Alvis, jr
Preventive Medicine 41 years experience
Calories measured in: calorimeter, NotByEating, & body fat/mass response are all different. Carbs most bind water, any beyond rapidly burned converted by liver to triglyceride fat for storage. Proteins next bind water. Fats do not & are least stored as fat. Study http://goo.gl/uDGIwD, http://goo.gl/Z8g5US, http://goo.gl/ynq0BZ, http://goo.gl/9Zz6GD, http://goo.gl/JH8XBX, http://goo.gl/C7Ojc4 & my answers on Healthtap.

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Last updated Sep 19, 2017

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