I Eat Less Than 800 Calories A Day, And Only A Few Grams Of Fat, And I Still Can't Lose Weight. What's Up?

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I eat less than 800 calories a day, and only a few grams of fat, and I still can't lose weight. What's up?

Stop starving yourself right away!! For the next 4-6 weeks, I want you to double your calorie intake, and up your fat intake to at least 10% of the daily total, preferably more! This is not craziness - it is kick-starting your metabolism again, since you have practically shot it down completely by starvation. I suggest going with basic foods, like pasta, rice, oatmeal, and potatoes during this recovery-phase. You will have to keep an eye on how your body responds (trust me, it will!), and when things starts calming down at this level of intake you can start carefully adjusting the calories downwards. Keep a log on you calorie intake, and calculate an honest, weekly average. This is your #1 tool in tracking your progress. This log will also tell you when you're going too stingy on the calories, or when you're being too careful. If you'd experience any problems or fear that it's out of control, do not hesitate to contact a dietician for personalized advice.

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