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How can I prevent large weight fluctuations?

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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics
3 doctors agree

In brief: Avoid sudden dieting

Successful dieting requires that a person stick to a plan for months or years, so easier goals & small milestones are good.
He must be happy with the foods he gets to eat, so severe calorie restriction is usually unsuccessful. One can cut back on calories enough to lose 1-2 pounds a week, and he will be more likely to stay with that modest type of plan. One-two pounds a week is 50-100 pounds/year!

In brief: Avoid sudden dieting

Successful dieting requires that a person stick to a plan for months or years, so easier goals & small milestones are good.
He must be happy with the foods he gets to eat, so severe calorie restriction is usually unsuccessful. One can cut back on calories enough to lose 1-2 pounds a week, and he will be more likely to stay with that modest type of plan. One-two pounds a week is 50-100 pounds/year!
Dr. Robert Kwok
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Dr. Troy Sedlmeyer
Yes, it takes some time, effort, and willpower. You will see success in the long run. Stick to a life long plan. Also, avoid sodas.
Dr. Rick Koch
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Sensible diet

And regular prolonged exercise.

In brief: Sensible diet

And regular prolonged exercise.
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Dr. Rick Koch
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