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Slow weight loss?

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BirthdayCakes Wed 01-Jul-20 13:50:41

Is it possible to lose weight slowly - or does your body get used to a slight deficit of calories?

I've been losing around 2-3 pounds a month - I'm quite happy with that if it continues but worried I'll have to keep cutting down to keep losing..

Has anyone done it this slowly?

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Spodge Wed 01-Jul-20 17:45:44

It's absolutely fine. Best way, in fact, as you are turning it into a sustainable lifestyle choice (I assume). You will need to review your calories, though, because as you get lighter your body needs less energy . You can offset this to some extent if you work on building muscle.

BirthdayCakes Wed 01-Jul-20 19:00:26

That's encouraging!

I think this is the only way I can lose weight - if I go all out and slash, say, 600 calories a day then it just backfires and the weight loss isn't even particularly quick..

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