Every year weight loss remains at the top of the list of New Years resolutions, and every year again beings the conversation of calorie reduction, special diets, detoxing, super foods, quick solutions and much more. What your body actually needs is not a mystery, it's a science, but quickly becomes muted in all of the hype. Depending on your goals and calorie intake level, here are some simple guidelines to make sure your "diet" is a balanced one. This is an adaptation that can be applied to the general population and some diets may have special consideration. For more details and explanations, visit the source at the Mayo Clinic.
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