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A 47-year-old female asked:

For 2months i've be doing protein shakes for breakfast and lunch then eat a sensible supper run on treadmill for 45 min everyday and can't lose weight?

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Dr. Jack Rubin
Nephrology and Dialysis 49 years experience
No weight loss: You may not be losing weight because you are gaining muscle mass. Remember, a pound of muscle weights the same as a pound of fat and that you are gaining muscle mass due to your exercise. Other factors that would keep you from losing weight is fluid retention and a dose of eltroxin that is not high enough to make you euthyroid. Speak to you doctor about you case for more information.

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