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A 35-year-old male asked:

How can i eat a healthy diet?

2 doctor answers11 doctors weighed in
Dr. Derek Schwartz
Clinical Psychology 17 years experience
Healthy Diet: Hi Josh. A giant question; I'll narrow it down. I call it "F.A.T". F - Frequency, A - Amount, and T - Type. All of these will determine how healthy your diet is. Frequency - Eating 3 big meals during the day vs. smaller meals throughout the day (better). Amount: Too much or too little. Type - Poor quality food (e.g, fatty, sugar, and/or "fast food"-type items vs. Yogurt, fruit/nuts, chicken.
Dr. Martin Fried
Nutrition 37 years experience
Variety: eat plenty of fruits, vegetables, whole grains, beans and legumes. Eat lean meats chicken and fish and low fat dairy products. Try to eat from a variety of foods at each meal, and try to decrease intake of high sugar and processed foods.
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu commented
Allergy and Immunology 58 years experience
I agree with the above but don't forget to add tree nuts to the mix as well. As with anything, moderation is the key and too little fat in the diet may actually increase your appetite leading to weight gain.
Dec 7, 2016

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