i need to lose 40lbs. of fat, exercise has not helped, why?
Do I Have to Lose Weight Before Tummy Tuck and Lipo?
Doctor Answers (1)
Weight loss Failure = Caloric intake exceeds Calories burned
Weight gain is strictly a balance between the number of calories we consume to those we burn. Whenever we take in more than we burn, the calories are converted to ADDITIONAL fat.
To alter the balance, you MUST greatly increase the amount of calories burned ( taking the stairs, parking the car at the far end of the parking lot, additional exercise) coupled with a SLOW (not sudden) down shifting in caloric intake. (When people stop eating to lose weight, their metabolism slows down making burning calories much harder).
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