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What are good motivations to diet?
5 doctors weighed in

Dr. George Valdez
Family Medicine
2 doctors agree
In brief: No motivation
There is a part of your brain that wakes up before you do, it wants to do what it did yesterday, like an air conditioner setting.
There is another part of your brain that makes decisions all day long. Make a plan, become uncomfortable, work your plan, all day long. Dont eat/exercise based on emotion .After 3 months, losing 1-2 lb/wk, you will feel better. My website www.Familyhealth.Pro has more.

In brief: No motivation
There is a part of your brain that wakes up before you do, it wants to do what it did yesterday, like an air conditioner setting.
There is another part of your brain that makes decisions all day long. Make a plan, become uncomfortable, work your plan, all day long. Dont eat/exercise based on emotion .After 3 months, losing 1-2 lb/wk, you will feel better. My website www.Familyhealth.Pro has more.
Dr. George Valdez
Dr. George Valdez
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Dr. Maritza Baez
Family Medicine
In brief: Health
You can be motivated by visualizing yourself feeling healthy, having more energy, being able to breathe and sleep better, and fitting into nice clothes, like a dress or bathing suit.
You can also be motivated by knowing that getting to a healthy weight will decrease your risk of heart attack, stroke, sleep apnea, arthritis, high cholesterol, high blood pressure and diabetes.

In brief: Health
You can be motivated by visualizing yourself feeling healthy, having more energy, being able to breathe and sleep better, and fitting into nice clothes, like a dress or bathing suit.
You can also be motivated by knowing that getting to a healthy weight will decrease your risk of heart attack, stroke, sleep apnea, arthritis, high cholesterol, high blood pressure and diabetes.
Dr. Maritza Baez
Dr. Maritza Baez
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Dr. Leonard Spishakoff
Addiction Medicine
In brief: Don't worry
It is good to set a goal initially, engage in good behavior such as eating healthy, exercising often, celebrate each milestone by allowing a reward, give yourself a pat on the back , eat small meals example 6 a day, it is easier to feel less hungry that way.
If you starve you over indulge. Most imprtant don't worry be happy and patient !

In brief: Don't worry
It is good to set a goal initially, engage in good behavior such as eating healthy, exercising often, celebrate each milestone by allowing a reward, give yourself a pat on the back , eat small meals example 6 a day, it is easier to feel less hungry that way.
If you starve you over indulge. Most imprtant don't worry be happy and patient !
Dr. Leonard Spishakoff
Dr. Leonard Spishakoff
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