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27yrs old female. height 5'5, weigh 160 & healthy. i want to get down to 130lb. is 130lb too small?how many calories do i consume a day to lose weight

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Dr. Krishna Kumar
Psychiatry 56 years experience
To Lose Weight: See Physician for Balanced diet with 1500 Cal/day including Fruits, vegetables and whole grains Fish twice a week Low-fat dairy Oat Meal Walnuts Flax seeds Soy Beans Avocado Grapefruit Pea nut Butter Ginger Chili Pepper Flakes Honey Olive Oil Drinking eight 8-ounce glasses of fluid a day will also help Daily Exercise-walking, running, hiking, swimming; gradually increase duration and pace
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Last updated Jan 3, 2016


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