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A 18-year-old female asked:

is it okay and efficient to control my weight by just having only a few pieces of high fibre crackers for my dinner for like 4 days in a week?

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Dr. David Escobar
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Family Medicine 9 years experience
Not really: Studies have shown that severely restricting your calorie intake is not an effective means of weight loss or control, because in the long run it only makes you want to eat more. The best way to control weight is to eat balanced meals and exercise regularly.

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