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Sunday, October 4, 2015
Exercise and Fitness
I am overweight and I`m not sure by how much. I am trying to go on a diet but I don`t have the will power. I am thinking of using one of those advertised weight loss items or going on a crash diet. Which would be better for me?
In order to best address your question, I would need to know your current weight, your height, and whether you are a male or a female. I do not support advertised weight loss products or crash dieting in order to lose weight. A balance of regular exercise and healthy eating has proven to be the safest and most effective way to achieve long-term weight loss. You may wish to check back with our web site in order to learn how to begin an exercise program.
Carolyn Nickol, RD, MEd
Fitness Center at CARE\Crawley
University of Cincinnati