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Should I drop calories or boost exercise?

Ask the doctor Q. To lose weight, should I focus more on my calorie count or the amount of time I spend exercising? A. It is very, very hard to lose weight without both watching your calories and regularly exercising. But itís not that simple. For years, doctors (including me) told patients: ďYouíve got to burn off more calories through exercise than the calories that you eat. If you do…

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