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What might you do if you need to lose weight quickly if you are obese?

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If you need to lose weight quickly to protect your health, you may consider going on a very low-calorie diet if your doctor decides it’s safe for you. People aren’t supposed to stay on this diet for a long time because it lacks some of the nutrients the body needs. Such diets should be done only with careful medical supervision.

From: Understanding Obesity Treatment WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES: American Academy of Family Physicians. Mayo Clinic.

Reviewed by Minesh Khatri on July 26, 2017

SOURCES: American Academy of Family Physicians. Mayo Clinic.

Reviewed by Minesh Khatri on July 26, 2017

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