A 31-year-old male asked:
I've gone from 5'8" 160 lbs on 8/1 to 192 lbs today, all while trying to diet and exercise consistently and i've kept on gaining. would i be a good candidate for gastric balloon or diet meds?
1 doctor answer • 2 doctors weighed in
Pediatrics 33 years experience
Count the calories: A "normal" person always loses weight if taking in fewer calories than he uses daily. Helpful diets have natural foods that take time to chew but have few calories. Examples include carrots, celery, and leafy lettuce (little or no salad dressing). When shopping for fruits, buy small ones no bigger than a tennis ball, because fruits have sugar. Drinks without calories include water and green tea.
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