Tanzania, United Republic of
A 32-year-old female asked:
i don't want to eat, i wanna loose my appetite , what should i do! i want to loose weight, so what's the way out!?
2 doctor answers • 2 doctors weighed in
Specializes in Family Medicine
Eat: Eating is important. If you skip meals, your body goes into starvation mode and starts holding calories more tightly, so when you eat (and we all have to eat) it will become more difficult to lose. It's best to eat many healthy foods in small amounts all day.
Addiction Medicine 24 years experience
HAVE TO EAT!: Arguing against reality is not helpful. We have to eat to live, fighting that will likely lead to dysfunctional eating, such as fasting then binging on food, and will not result in good long term results. Medications can be helpful tools to assist with hunger and cravings and as part of a well balanced diet and support. See a bariatric specialist and or dietitian. Get support! you can do it.
Last updated Feb 23, 2016
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