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  • If you would like to lose weight, have you considered what you might need to do to get to your target weight?

  • Can you be fit and fat at the same time? Is it high blood pressure and cholesterol levels that are often seen in overweight individuals to blame for the increased disease risk, rather than the fat itself?

  • There's no reason to lose weight alone. Find ways to gather a support team to help you along the way.

  • The number of calories the body needs will differ from person to person. Metabolism is only one factor in caloric intake. Your body size, body compositon, age, and gender will also play a role.

  • A common difficulty many of us face in trying to lose weight is overcoming the element of emotional comfort that we attach to some foods.

  • How can you tell if you really need to lose weight and, if so, how can you tell when you're ready?

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