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A 25-year-old female asked:

Im 26 years old and 198 pounds ,182cm tall ,fat percentage is around 28% i really like to show my abs how should i eat for it ? how many calories, carbs proteins fat fiber etc. thank you?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 47 years experience
Prominent abs would be a finding for those with ~10% fat percentage. To get there may require training with a nutritionist and physical trainer. You need to maintain high quality protein/carbs and essential fats at a calorie intake that would let you drop the 20 lb of fat required.
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