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Apr 30, 2017

some people suggest that calories from vegetables should not be countet/ neglected while going in calories deficit

for fat loss we have to maintained our calories. Some people suggest that we can eat lots of vegetables (fiber vegetables, salad) without in calories deficit or do i need 2 make proper balance similar to protein: carbohydrate;fat
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May 01, 2017

Hi Kibriya, basically anything that you eat contains calories. Foods can be calorie dense like desserts, fried foods etc, and can be low calorie like vegetables, salads, soups, egg whites etc. All what you need to do for reducing weight is to limit your calorie intake and choose the correct option to maintain adequate calories. These calories comes from carbohydrate, proteins as well as fats. You need to have everything in diet, just choose more complex carbohydrates (like whole wheat flour instead of refined flour etc), low fat (specially limit saturated fats like butter, cheese etc) and a moderately high protein foods (like Egg whites, chicken, fish, low fat milk products, dals & soyabean).

Vegetables are good to be included in your diet in high amounts while losing weight. They can be taken as salads, soups, steamed vegetables, normal Indian veg Style with limited oil. Their calories are also counted in the total calories, but they are low calorie foods with high fiber, vitamins and minerals.

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May 05, 2017
Hello Kibriya! A calorie is a calorie, be it from any source and once it's consumed you have to be accountable for it. In order to lose weight you need to be in calories deficit but at the same time you need to track the source of those calories. A well structured diet will not only make the process easy buy will also help you to Mentain your strength and energy. You can either design it by your self or can get a customized diet plan made specifically for you from http://getsetgo.fitness For any further questions feel free to write back.
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