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Embark on crash dieting wisely

IANS  |  New Delhi 

A slow and steady plan is always a good idea, but losing weight too fast means putting your at a risk which can lead to severe issues. So, be wise about undertaking excessive exercising or going for a crash

Pooja Chaudhary, wellness consultant, Healthians, an that offers at-home services, lists down the common factors to take care of during a regime:

* Losing weight around 0.45 kg-0.9 kg per week is a safe bet. But losing more than that can be considered as rapid which can have an impact on the

* At the start of plan or plan, people witness a sudden weight loss of 2-3 kg. This is actually the water weight.


Angeli Misra, of Lifeline Laboratory, lists down a few side effects of losing weight too fast:

* It could damage your liver: Alcohol is not the only factor that puts you at a risk of developing a Sometimes following a to reduce weight can also affect your liver.

* Loose skin: Rapid weight loss leads to loose skin as skin loses elasticity.

* It may slow down your metabolism: Excess of everything is bad. Excessive exercises and crash dieting can slow down your metabolism as you easily and soon get tired. Due to that your body works slow and you feel a sense of

* Other side effects: Losing weight fast by doing excessive exercise, swimming and crash may be linked to several other side effects like hunger, fatigue, irritability, muscle cramps, dizziness, or



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First Published: Fri, May 18 2018. 17:32 IST