Thread: Help Please
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Old 05-19-2010, 07:12 PM   #8 (permalink)
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Join Date: Feb 2010
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Welcome tscan. Did hyou know that in the first couple of weeks of dieting that you flush out a chemical that helps you process carbs, this chemical holds a lot of water which is obviously quite heavy - hence why dieters always loose well in the first few weeks and then plateau out before they actually loose 'fat' in the following weeks?

I know I have seen an artical on here about it and on the weight watchers site so have a look - if I can find the articles I will post a link.

So my advice is to just keep at it - get a diet that you can stick with and then go with it for a few months. I think an actual 'stall' in weight loss is when you don't lose any weight for a lot longer than a few weeks.

Hope that helps! I was just like you, would start a diet and see an improvement in weeks 1 and 2 and then nothing weeks 3 and 4 so I would get dishearted and give up but I have lost 10lbs using fitday so far.
Was 150lb
Soon to be 133lb
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