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What are the safest, most effective diets for weight loss?

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The safest, most effective diet for weight loss is a healthful, balanced one including:

  • Fruits and vegetables.
  • Low-fat dairy products.
  • Legumes.
  • Whole grains.
  • Lean protein such as chicken and fish.
  • Healthy oils, in moderate amounts.

From: Lose Weight the Healthy Way WebMD Medical Reference

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CDC: "BMI -- Body Mass Index: Child and Teen Calculator."

American Dietetic Association.

Reviewed by Lisa Bernstein on March 06, 2018

SOURCES: 

CDC: "BMI -- Body Mass Index: Child and Teen Calculator."

American Dietetic Association.

Reviewed by Lisa Bernstein on March 06, 2018

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