Ever wonder what happens to your body if you lose weight too quickly? According to a study, losing too much weight can increase your risk of cardiovascular diseases. It is necessary to maintain your weight or even work on reducing it if you are overweight, but take it slow. Let your body get used to the changes. You must lose only a certain amount of weight in a week or day. Ideally, doctors recommend that you lose only up to 1-kilo/week. This might seem like a very slow process, but it is necessary. Crash diets can lead to slow metabolism which again lead to future weight gain. It also reduces blood pressure and slows down your heart rate. If you follow a crash diet regularly, there are high chances you might suffer a heart attack. Check out these 7 reasons why crash diets are bad for you.
In this video, Dr Mahesh K Shah, an interventional cardiologist, talks about the healthy rate of losing weight and why you should not fall prey to crash diets or other fad diets. Don’t just depend on diets to lose weight. You need to exercise regularly and make healthier lifestyle choices.
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Published: December 11, 2015 9:25 am | Updated:December 11, 2015 10:19 am