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What is the best diet for a 20yr old female who has always had trouble looseinh weight?

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Dr. Timothy Ashley
Internal Medicine & Pediatrics
9 doctors agree

In brief: Personalize

A healthful diet based in fresh vegetables, whole grains, and minimal animal fats or processed foods is best.
Please use a bmi calculator to see if you need to lose weight (google nih bmi) at all; if so, the nih / nhlbi has a healthy eating guide that is very useful linked at their bmi calculator site.

In brief: Personalize

A healthful diet based in fresh vegetables, whole grains, and minimal animal fats or processed foods is best.
Please use a bmi calculator to see if you need to lose weight (google nih bmi) at all; if so, the nih / nhlbi has a healthy eating guide that is very useful linked at their bmi calculator site.
Dr. Timothy Ashley
Dr. Timothy Ashley
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Dr. Thomas Byrnes
Eat REAL food, food is cans boxes from the grocery store or cardboard boxes and paper bags from the fast food place always have more sugar, salt and fat then you need, drink water as your beverage and avoid sugar snacks. If you exercise a little 20 minutes every day and follow the eating guidelines, you will get the results that you want.
Dr. Paul Hartlaub
Preventive Medicine
3 doctors agree

In brief: Like Dr Ashley plus:

I agree with dr ashley's advice plus: cut back on calories somehow.
Most people can identify an area where they get too many calories; soda/juice, fried foods, sweets, or refined carbohydrates like white bread and pasta. For most of us, it's portion size - avoid second helpings. Choose one thing to change and set a reasonable goal. When you have succeeded, reward yourself, and set a new goal.

In brief: Like Dr Ashley plus:

I agree with dr ashley's advice plus: cut back on calories somehow.
Most people can identify an area where they get too many calories; soda/juice, fried foods, sweets, or refined carbohydrates like white bread and pasta. For most of us, it's portion size - avoid second helpings. Choose one thing to change and set a reasonable goal. When you have succeeded, reward yourself, and set a new goal.
Dr. Paul Hartlaub
Dr. Paul Hartlaub
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Dr. Maureen Mays
Clinical Lipidology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Try DASH

Look up the dash diet.
Google it. It is an excellent, tested diet for general good health. Weigh yourself daily and if you're gaining, then cut calorie until you're losing about 2-3 lb per week. Good luck.

In brief: Try DASH

Look up the dash diet.
Google it. It is an excellent, tested diet for general good health. Weigh yourself daily and if you're gaining, then cut calorie until you're losing about 2-3 lb per week. Good luck.
Dr. Maureen Mays
Dr. Maureen Mays
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