Eating 1200 (or fewer) Calories But Can’t Lose Weight? Here’s Why…


Just to recap, I am 5ft2in, Ib, and 18 yr old. When the food shipment arrived, most of the frozen breakfast items were broken into small bits; when I opened the packages, the bits fell out. Not Helpful 16 Helpful I have been dabbling w all sorts of weight loss diets, from low-carb to high carb as well as counting calories. I'm so overweight for my age and my grandpa keeps making fun of my weight, too. I will use this time to work concurrently on my body image, as you suggested.

Your Metabolism Isn’t Static

Late in 2010 the peer-reviewed Journal of Obesity published a meta-analysis of studies testing the garcinia as a weight loss aid. Of the 23 trials they identified, 12 were methodologically sound enough to include in their analysis. The analysis revealed that some statistically significant weight loss occurred, but the magnitude of the effect is small and the clinical relevance is uncertain.

They also found that gastrointestinal adverse events were twice as likely in the hydroxycitric acid group as in the placebo group.

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