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A 33-year-old female asked:

How i can lose wight while iam breast feeding now?

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Dr. Maritza Baez
Family Medicine 18 years experience
Diet AND exercise: Make sure you exercise at least 30 minutes a day, don't skip meals, avoid soda, juice, dairy, alcohol and fried foods. Eat a healthy well balanced diet! also water, organic vegetable broth, green leafy vegetables, natural pickles, apples are great to fill you up so you dont feel hungry and they are very low in calories.

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A male asked:

How can I lose weight after delivery and now breast feeding?

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Dr. Charles Cattano
Gastroenterology 40 years experience
Same as everyone: The "lose 3500 calories to drop a pound" idea now is overly simplistic. Disappointing reality is that when you begin to lose weight, your metabolism slows, hormonal &neurologic changes occur. The greater the progress you make the tougher it gets to lose more pounds--your body tries to defend its weight! You have to eat even fewer calories to maintain rate of loss. Ref: Washington Post, 7/29/2

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