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Deit to loose weight?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry

In brief: Losing weight

To lose weight insure that calories burned > calories consumed.
Drink at least 8 - 8 oz glasses of water /day. Try for 8 hrs of sleep/night. Aim for at least 5 servings of vegetables & 4 of fruit per day. Use whole grains. Avoid sodas, alcohol & junk carbohydrates. Get in a good mix of aerobic & weight lifting exercises.

In brief: Losing weight

To lose weight insure that calories burned > calories consumed.
Drink at least 8 - 8 oz glasses of water /day. Try for 8 hrs of sleep/night. Aim for at least 5 servings of vegetables & 4 of fruit per day. Use whole grains. Avoid sodas, alcohol & junk carbohydrates. Get in a good mix of aerobic & weight lifting exercises.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Dr. Seema Patel
Holistic Medicine

In brief: Losing weight

To lose weight, get ur resting metabolism rate done(weight loss centers do this).
This determines the total number of calories you need to lose 1-2lbs/week. Decreasing 500cal/day will give you a 1lb wt loss in 1wk; drink water (1/2 your body weight), eat small meals about 150-200cal 2-4x/(depending on your metabolism rate) and 500cal/meal at night: lean protein/veggies; avoid carbs, .

In brief: Losing weight

To lose weight, get ur resting metabolism rate done(weight loss centers do this).
This determines the total number of calories you need to lose 1-2lbs/week. Decreasing 500cal/day will give you a 1lb wt loss in 1wk; drink water (1/2 your body weight), eat small meals about 150-200cal 2-4x/(depending on your metabolism rate) and 500cal/meal at night: lean protein/veggies; avoid carbs, .
Dr. Seema Patel
Dr. Seema Patel
Thank