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What foods should you eat to maintain a healthy diet, and what is the exact amount of food should you eat daily?

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Dr. Martin Fried
General Practice
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Balance, Variety

1/4 of your plate as protein- lean meats, chicken, fish, eggs, dairy, 1/4 of your plate as complex carbohydrates, whole grains, beans and legumes, 1/4 of your plate as fresh fruit and 1/4 of your plate as fresh vegetables.
You need variety, balance and moderation in portion control.

In brief: Balance, Variety

1/4 of your plate as protein- lean meats, chicken, fish, eggs, dairy, 1/4 of your plate as complex carbohydrates, whole grains, beans and legumes, 1/4 of your plate as fresh fruit and 1/4 of your plate as fresh vegetables.
You need variety, balance and moderation in portion control.
Dr. Martin Fried
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Dr. Jeremy E Kaslow
Internal Medicine
2 doctors agree

In brief: Protein & vegetables

A rough guide to determining the amount of calories the average adult should consume daily is about 10x your weight.
But using calories alone to gauge intake is not enough. Essentially I have found that small meals of mostly protein and above-ground vegetables maintains ideal body weight, chemistry and hormone levels. Individual genetics, activity, and medical conditions influence this greatly.

In brief: Protein & vegetables

A rough guide to determining the amount of calories the average adult should consume daily is about 10x your weight.
But using calories alone to gauge intake is not enough. Essentially I have found that small meals of mostly protein and above-ground vegetables maintains ideal body weight, chemistry and hormone levels. Individual genetics, activity, and medical conditions influence this greatly.
Dr. Jeremy E Kaslow
Dr. Jeremy E Kaslow
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Dr. Seema Patel
Holistic Medicine

In brief: Depends

To lose one pound/week, decrease 500cal/day.
The best diet is a low glycemic diet, plant based, lean protein, and lots of veggies and fruits. Drink lots of water, avoid the alcohol and sugary drinks. Exercise 150min/week.

In brief: Depends

To lose one pound/week, decrease 500cal/day.
The best diet is a low glycemic diet, plant based, lean protein, and lots of veggies and fruits. Drink lots of water, avoid the alcohol and sugary drinks. Exercise 150min/week.
Dr. Seema Patel
Dr. Seema Patel
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