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Pearland, TX
A female asked:

I am 18 and i weight 152 lbs. i play softball and i have a high metabolism and i'm trying to lose 20lbs in the next 3 months. what do i do?

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Dr. Ivy Fisher
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Weight loss: Not knowing your height, not clear if 152 lbs is overweight. Since you are trying to get fit for softball, recommend good lifestyle. This includes good decisions on eating, lots of fruits/vegs and protein 30-50 gm/d. Exercise is important for metabolic function, so playing softball, running, swimming, and lifting weights to strengthen muscles can help. Remember that muscle weighs more than fat!
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