Week 4 ??

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  1. szoes

    szoes Full Member

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    I have just done week 4 and my weight loss has slowed down so I am a little scared about AAM as I may do a whole week and lose nothing !!!will this happen???why do we do week 5 add a meal???:confused:

    Week one =-10lb
    Week Two = -6lb
    Week Three = 2lb
    Week Four = Wednesday??
     
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  3. fingers crossed

    fingers crossed Silver Member

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    I've lost more week 5 than week 4 if thats any help!

    Why is it recommended that people take ‘Sole Source’ for no more than four consecutive weeks?
    This advice complies with the recommendations in the 1987 DHSS report by the Committee on the Medical Aspects of Food Policy (COMA) entitled ‘The Use of Very Low Calorie Diets in Obesity’: "As the Sole Source of nourishment, the use of VLCD should not exceed the period recommended by the manufacturers (up to 3 to 4 weeks at a time) without reverting to a normal mixture of foods". The above recommendation from COMA was not based on any research, but when the doctors who participated in Cambridge’s clinical trials were asked what was the maximum time they would recommend the diet be used sole source, without medical supervision, the consensus of opinion was four weeks. If you want to forego the ‘Add-a-meal’ week, you can only do so with your doctor’s written consent.
    Stolen straight from the CD webite!!!

    In my opinion it teaches you to think about portion control & kick starts your metabolism.​
     
  4. Linda5111

    Linda5111 I can do this.

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    Hi, don't worry about aamw, u will lose... i lost 4lb on aam.
     
  5. szoes

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    Thanks for your help I will start tomorrow !
     
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    I was worried about add a meal week too, but i lost more that week than the previous week. It's nice to have a little bit of food too, even if it's just for a week. Godd luck and enjoy it :D
     
  7. lancslass53

    lancslass53 Silver Member

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    sometimes having that small amount of food gives your metabolism a bit of a kick start, i also lost more aam week than week 4 :D
     
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