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How can I lose weight for a 19 yr. Old female who is 136 pounds?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry
3 doctors agree

In brief: Losing weight

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. Do both cardio & weight training.

In brief: Losing weight

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. Do both cardio & weight training.
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Dr. Ronald Shaw
Emergency Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Eat less, walk more

The general rule is to lose a pound a week.
That is 500 cal a day. This is best accomplished by eating a little less and exercising a little more. An easy long term plan is usually the most effective as crash exercise and diet are often discouraging and ineffective.

In brief: Eat less, walk more

The general rule is to lose a pound a week.
That is 500 cal a day. This is best accomplished by eating a little less and exercising a little more. An easy long term plan is usually the most effective as crash exercise and diet are often discouraging and ineffective.
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