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A 43-year-old female asked:

im 43 , 5"7 and 188pounds how can i get started with losing weight i want to lose 20-30 pounds what's the best weightloss plan?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
What to do.: To lose weight insure that calories burned exceed calories consumed. Drink at least 8 - 8 ounce glasses of water per day. Aim for at least 5 servings of vegetables and 4 servings of fruit per day. Use whole grain when possible. Avoid sodas, alcohol & junk carbohydrates. Get in a good mix of aerobic & weight lifting exercises.

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