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04 Apr 2020

I am over weight , feel tired all the time with joint pains .
I feel as though my body is giving up on me I battle to lose weight , I have developed funny sensations in my left side of my body sometimes with chest pains .
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The Dietitians

13 Oct 2020

To be overweight and consuming flour and sugar can aggravate inflammation and this can be related to your low energy levels and joint and chest pains To lose weight you need to cut your calorie intake for your body to start burning your fat cells The amount of calories to achieve this depends on your height age and gender There is no diet that fits all It will involve not only what you eat, but also how much, when and why you eat The best will be is to contact a dietitian that can calculate the correct plan for you Taking your lifestyle culture budget requirements and food preferences in consideration will ensure the plan to be easy and practical to follow This will facilitate adherence and success Contact www.adsa.org.za for a dietitian in your area 
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