U.S. doctors online nowAsk doctors free
A 48-year-old member asked:

What should i need for a healthy diet to lose weight?

1 doctor answer3 doctors weighed in
Dr. William Singer
Pediatric Neurology 51 years experience
Balanced diet: Your diet needs to be balanced and consist of healthy foods. What the amount of carbohydrates and fat in your diet. You should supplement diet with regular exercise. You might consult a dietician to construct meal menus for you.

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Educational text
Free
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits - just $39!
50% off with $15/month membership

Similar questions

A 31-year-old member asked:

What should I eat on a healthy diet to lose weight?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Sewa Legha
Medical Oncology 50 years experience
Eat less but balance: Balanced meals with ample plant based cereals and grains, fruits, vegetables and adequate proteins(from eggs, fish and nuts). Avoid saturated fats(animal fats from meats and milk, ice cream and butter).
A 44-year-old member asked:

How do I know if this is a healthy diet to lose weight on?

1 doctor answer2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Pouya Shafipour
Family Medicine 23 years experience
Low carb diet: I've found a low carb (no starch or sugar) ketogenic diet containing about 60+ grams is protein and below 40 grams of carbohydrate along with mild exercise the most effective for weight, fat and girth loss. If you get in mild ketosis which is fat burning state your hunger level will be very little.
A 45-year-old member asked:

Can you tell me how i can lose weight through healthy diet ?

1 doctor answer3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Nutrition: Eat healthfully. Try to eat at least 5 servings of vegetables ; 4 of fruit per day. Increase nutritional fiber. Avoid refined sugar ; junk carbohydrates. Avoid alcohol, sweetened juices, soda ; caffeinated beverages. Aim for 7.5 to 8 hrs of sleep / night. Hydrate w at least 64 oz of water / day. Calories burned must > calories consumed. Be physically active with both cardio ; weight training.
A 38-year-old member asked:

What is a healthy diet to lose weight?

2 doctor answers3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Michael Rothman
Internal Medicine 35 years experience
Nutrient dense foods: Eat foods that are nutrient dense (like meat, fish, poultry, eggs, cheese, low starch vegatables and water) avoid foods that are not nutrient dense (like starches and sugars, including fruit) nutrient dense foods will increase your basal metabolic rate. On the other hand, starches and sugars impair thyroid metabolism via affects on your liver (which helps activate thyroid hormone).
A 49-year-old member asked:

What suggestions do you have to help me lose weight and have a healthy diet?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Martin Fried
General Practice 36 years experience
Fruits and veggies: Portion control, moderation, variety and balance. Portion control is important- especially eating out where portion sizes have grown. Fresh fruits, vegetables, should be half of your plate. Legumes, beans, whole grains, a 1/4 plate and lean cuts of meat, fowl and fish, low fat dairy products 1/4 plate. Processed foods, high in animal saturated fats and processed sugars should be avoided.

Related questions

A 31-year-old member asked:
1 doctor answer5 doctors weighed in
A 39-year-old female asked:
1 doctor answer3 doctors weighed in
A 39-year-old member asked:
1 doctor answer2 doctors weighed in
A 21-year-old member asked:
2 doctor answers6 doctors weighed in

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Educational text
Free
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits - just $39!
50% off with $15/month membership
Last updated Oct 24, 2015

People also asked

Connect with a U.S. board-certified doctor by text or video anytime, anywhere.
24/7 visits - just $39!
50% off with $15/month membership

Disclaimer:

Content on HealthTap (including answers) should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and interactions on HealthTap do not create a doctor-patient relationship. Never disregard or delay professional medical advice in person because of anything on HealthTap. Call your doctor or 911 if you think you may have a medical emergency.