The dark side of extreme weight loss
The negative side effects of losing too much weight, too quickly
HEALTH Weight loss
Being an appropriate weight can be extremely beneficial for our health. The link between being overweight and a number of health conditions is well known. From higher risk of developing diabetes, to cardiovascular disease and even cancer, obesity can have very negative impact in our lives. It's safe to say that carrying around extra weight is usually not good for us.
When done in a healthy and sustainable way, weight loss can be life-changing. We feel better and healthier overall! However while many people do have weight to lose, some lose it way too fast and in an unhealthy way. As a result, they suffer the consequences.
While most of us are aware of the dangers of being overweight and the benefits of shedding those extra pounds, there are some side effects that should also be considered when the process is too fast and the transformation is too drastic.
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