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On a diet with lots of veg like carrots, lettuce, snap peas, and a bit of corn, with 2 tbsp of hummus do you think this will help me lose weight?

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Dr. Venkata Chilakapati
Internal Medicine - Cardiology 24 years experience
Yes.: Yes. It definitely helps. Please do exercise also.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Make sure you are getting enough protein too.
Oct 1, 2013
Dr. Randy Baker
Holistic Medicine 41 years experience
Yes but add protein: Eating mostly veggies is a great way to lost weight but it's important to get adequate protein. 2 tbsp of hummus has no more than 2 grams of protein. Most people need 30-50 grams of protein a day. Consider other beans/nuts/seeds, much more hummus or adding a protein powder such as hemp seed, rice, pea or whey protein powder. See http://bit.Ly/1dhw9ht for excellent advice re: a healthy diet.

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