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06 Aug 2007

Over weight and still hungry!!!
Hi Doc,

I am a 20 years of age female and I have a problem losing weight I lose then I pic up as soon as my body gets use to the diet and I just want to eat and eat even if I am not hungry, I weigh 98 Kg and I am really worried that in the long run I will get bigger Iam tall but does not matter I dont feel happy nor healthy.

I need advise what to do and maby just someting that could fit my low buget.

Thank you for taking the time to read my Letter,.

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01 Jan 0001

Dear Gezzy
It is possible that the diets you have tried in the past have been too low in energy and/or carbohydrates to satisfy your hunger and keep your serotonin levels normal. To lose weight you need to basically change your lifestyle. Reduce your energy intake by eating an energy-reduced, low-fat, high-fibre diet (click on 'Diet' at the top of this page, 'Weight loss', ‘Balanced diet' and then on 'Slimming Diet' for a copy of such a diet), and increasing your energy output by doing regular exercise (running, jogging, skipping, cycling, swimming, join a gym or Walk for Life). This diet should not cause cravings and constant hunger, so let's try once more. It is also essential to do some form of exercise as I explained as this helps you to lose weight and to stick to your diet.
Let me know how it goes
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