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Is a low calorie diet a good way to lose weight?

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Dr. Guy DaSilva
Preventive Medicine

In brief: Not necessarily

In many cases the low cal diet can signal to the thyroid that you are in starvation mode thus preventing weight loss.
A surer way to lose weight is by eating a meditteranean style diet minus any grains containing gluten and including low glycemic foods. Eating 3 meals and 2 snacks may show more results than calorie counting. Let me know how you do.

In brief: Not necessarily

In many cases the low cal diet can signal to the thyroid that you are in starvation mode thus preventing weight loss.
A surer way to lose weight is by eating a meditteranean style diet minus any grains containing gluten and including low glycemic foods. Eating 3 meals and 2 snacks may show more results than calorie counting. Let me know how you do.
Dr. Guy DaSilva
Dr. Guy DaSilva
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