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A 18-year-old female asked:

I limit my food intake to two thousand calories, try to eat as healthy as possible and exercise three to five days a week. however, i can not get below 160 pounds at 56. how, can i change my lifestyle to lose the extra weight?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 51 years experience
You need to reduce your food intake to no more than 1200 calories. This will have to be a long term change otherwise you will lose weight and gain it back up as soon as you slacken on your food intake. For healthy diet: http://www.choosemyplate.gov/., exercise 30 minutes/day, drink enough water daily so your urine is mostly colorless, have safe sex, no tobacco alcohol weed or street drugs.
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