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Dieting side effects

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Hardhaton Tue 14-May-13 16:05:26

Hi everyone.
I've started a new diet, after number 1 child I went from a size 10-12 to a 22/24. Once the other 3 came along I could never shift the weight.
So basically the diet is a soup diet, high veg low meat.
So other than breakfast (which I don't eat) all u have is soup.
I'm only on day 2 and I'm having terrible stomach pain and major running for the toilet moments. Is this just my body in shock from the no junk food?


Frostybean Wed 15-May-13 15:17:37

Your body is in shock due to the lack of bulk/fibre it is used to having. There is nothing to bind the soup so it's just running through you. Eek! Been there and know how upsetting it is. I think that the soup diet is generally seen as a 'one off' quick fix diet, not a healthy and permanent way to re-train your appetite and lose weight safely and slowly over a longer period of time. Have you been to see your doctor? (I know! sorry but I had to ask). If losing weight has always been a stuggle you might need some help in the form of an advisor. The best diet for me was Go Lower (they've changed their name now though I think). You can eat loads and not feel hungry (ketogenic). Shockingly expensive though but if like me you have a good appetite and eat your bodyweight in biscuits then this really helps. Good luck andI hope you feel better soon.

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