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hi help please


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S: 15st0lb C: 11st7lb G: 8st8lb BMI: 31.4 Loss: 3st7lb(23.33%)
Hi Jen! Firstly, it may be a good idea to make an appointment with your doctor, if they signed you off for lipotrim they may be able to help you with a nutrition plan now too and if you have any medical conditions they may be able to give you tailored nutritional advice.

Secondly, are you having trouble eating more than the yogurts, or just eating that because you want to not eat very much? You should try to gradually up your calories to your recommended amount (1200minimum unless your doctor says otherwise - there's a sticky thread on here that will help you work out your calories, or you can to go MyFitnessPal). It'll be difficult for you (and your body) to just suddenly jump upto 1200 calories or whatever your recommended amount is, so just take baby steps. Maybe start incorporating fruit with your yoghurt or some granola or honey, and then maybe try having some salads - eventually you may feel well enough to reintroduce more complex carbs /wholegrain pastas and rice etc as your appetite starts to be revved up again - because you're not eating very much your body isn't having to work as hard to digest food (and therefore isn't using as much energy so your appetite isn't as great, and it's a bit of a catch 22 situation). Good luck!


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S: 17st5lb C: 14st12lb G: 13st0lb BMI: 29.8 Loss: 2st7lb(14.4%)
In a nutshell I'd say yes it's bad! I'm pretty sure your body isn't getting all the basics it needs from the yoghurts! Calorie counting will mean that you have to try and eat a balanced diet to make sure your getting all the nutrients you need. Like fattack said it's best to reintroduce things gently but you do need to up your cal intake quickly! 3 low fat yoghurts will be in the 300 cal range and it's just too low! Try adding a banana and some cereal maybe? Or even just eat more yoghurts for now! Let us know how you get on!

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Thanks alot its just I have been on lipotrim so didnt want to start scoffing straight away but I had a few bits and ended up putting 5 pounds on over night cant believe it x

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S: 15st0lb C: 11st7lb G: 8st8lb BMI: 31.4 Loss: 3st7lb(23.33%)
That'll be your body readjusting. When you deprive the body in a crash diet it cuts into the glycogen stores, and I *think* when you start eating normally the body is like HOORAH GLYCOGEN and stores it immediately. It's entirely normal to gain when you start eating again - it used to happen to me whenever I went off Cambridge - don't panic, it'll come off again once you've been eating healthily for a while ^^ We have a couple of threads on here (such as "what's for tea") that have some meal ideas in if you want to be inspired! Or check out websites like weightwatchers, good food, channel 4 (they have a subsection for Cook Yourself Slim or whatever that show is called where they make lower calorie versions of meals).

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