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A 30-year-old female asked:

are you supposed to be hungry on a diet? i cut calories to 1900 and i'm starving. i eat balanced nutritious meals, physical job, exercise 2x week

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Dr. Geraldine Goertzen
Emergency Medicine 30 years experience
Of course you are: Yes, that's what makes dieting hard. You can try different things to help this: eating smaller portions more frequently, drinking a glass of water, low calorie snacks, or taking a little walk. Your body will adjust and the hunger pangs will improve. Most cravings last 5-10 minutes and then go away, whether you give in to them or not.

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