If you’re aiming to reduce the number of calories you consume in order to lose weight, you’ll want to include plenty of low-calorie foods, ones that are high in nutritional value—in your diet plan. Fortunately, almost all non-starchy vegetables and fruits are low-calorie foods, so you have a large selection
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It’s one thing to know which foods are healthy—and another thing to create a diet plan that incorporates those foods. Fortunately, the 2015-2020 Dietary Guidelines for Americans provides detailed information on three different diet plans: the “Healthy U.S.-Style,” “Healthy Mediterranean-Style,” and “Healthy Vegetarian” eating patterns.
The 2015-2020 Dietary Guidelines for Americans
By Orli R. Etingin, MD, Editor-in-Chief
Being overweight is a significant risk factor for numerous medical conditions, including diabetes, breast cancer, and pelvic organ prolapse. However, anyone who has tried to lose weight knows that it can be challenging. My patients often ask me about what they can do to lose