Pregnancy Not The Best Time To Lose Weight: Study

Patrick Catalano, director of the Center for Reproductive Health at MetroHealth in Cleveland, Ohio. “We don’t have much data, in particular on body composition changes in overweight (or) obese women who lose weight,” said Catalano, who led the new study. “Maybe we need to be a little bit more careful before we are just glib about saying it’s ok.” Research has offered evidence of many risks posed by obesity to mother and fetus during pregnancy, up to and beyond the point of delivery. Obese mothers are at raised risk of early spontaneous abortion and fetal birth defects.
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Weight loss requires patience

I looked at it and thought I need to do something about this. Rebecca’s Vital Statistics Weight: 12st 1lb As of http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/01/13/idUSnHUGdsQR+73+ONE20140113 14/11/2013 Over the years the weight had slowly crept on. I didnt buy any new clothes because I had convinced myself that I could still fit into my old ones. I said to my husband Nick that I was going to join Weight Watchers and he simply said got for it. Having the support of her family was important to Rebecca, but it was also essential that her weight loss journey would fit in with her family life. Ive got two young children and a husband; Weight Watchers enabled me to still do what I needed to do for me without restricting them. I didnt feel like I was putting my family on a diet. I would save my extra 49 ProPoints for the weekend so I could have a treat with them. Rebeccas husband Nick couldnt be happier with the effect that Weight Watchers has had on his familys life.
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Rebecca loves her family’s healthier lifestyle after losing 2 stone.

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Meanwhile, health care costs are rising as more people develop the health problems tied to obesity: heart disease, diabetes, stroke, arthritis and more. In 2008, Simpson stopped dieting and made what she calls a “lifestyle change.” The 5-foot, 4-inch Simpson now weighs 115 pounds, and she’s maintained a normal weight for more than three years. It’s that garcinia cambogia extract lifestyle change doctors are pushing now – even for those who have surgery or take medication. New medications are on the way.
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