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Weight loss tips please? I have gained about a pound a week since starting this job 4 mo ago.
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Dr. Melissa Young
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology
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In brief: Diet exercise
A pound a week means you are eating about 500 calories a day more than you are burning.
That may sound like a lot, but it's not. For the next week, take stock of what you're eating. Add up the calories, then figure out where you can shave off 500. Change your beverage? Smaller snack? Less alcohol? And get some physical activity. A walk at lunch. Take the stairs, etc.

In brief: Diet exercise
A pound a week means you are eating about 500 calories a day more than you are burning.
That may sound like a lot, but it's not. For the next week, take stock of what you're eating. Add up the calories, then figure out where you can shave off 500. Change your beverage? Smaller snack? Less alcohol? And get some physical activity. A walk at lunch. Take the stairs, etc.
Dr. Melissa Young
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Dr. Josephine Ruiz-Healy
Keep track of your calories. If you have a smart phone there are many apps such as lose it!, that will help you keep a budget of your activities and calories. Calories are deceptive little things, they creep up on you if you do not keep them in "check"
Dr. Pam Yoder
Also fitbit is popular.
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