15 Things Nobody Tells You About Losing Weight
Unexpected effects of weight loss
by Amanda MacMillan
Losing weight does more than give you an excuse to buy new clothes. Dropping just 5 to 10% of your body weight can improve your overall health and reduce your risk for chronic conditions like heart disease and diabetes. But shedding unwanted pounds can also have less-obvious effects, and not always for the better, says Adam Tsai, MD, a physician at Kaiser Permanente Colorado and a spokesperson for the Obesity Society. Here are the good thingsand the badthat you don't normally hear about losing weight.
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