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Here are 8 steps to losing weight online or offline.

Weight loss step 1

The most important part of trying to lose weight is to first figure out what may be causing your weight gain to begin with.


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One of the most important causes of weight gain is insulin resistance that affects up to 71 percent of the population which can eventually lead to metabolic syndrome (35% of the population in USA or [[type 2 diabetes (8% of the population)

Weight loss step 2

Understand and check your Body mass index or BMI so you know where you are starting.

Weight loss step 3

Stop blaming the victim for obesity or yourself as it helps none and unless you or the person gaining weight are intentionally trying to gain weight, more than likely, it may be other reasons to be for the weight gain, most importantly, the metabolic starvation that happens paradoxically in the obese due to insulin resistance.

What went wrong with our diet?

Instead of blaming the victim for obesity, or yourself for obesity, it is important to understand what drives the weight gain, such as insulin resistance that affects up to 71 percent of the entire population out of which 35 percent already have metabolic syndrome.

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Metabolic starvation in the obese

Most people that gain weight are not on a mission to gain weight intentionally. It is the paradoxical metabolic starvation that happens in the obese due to insulin resistance with a compensatory increase in the anabolic hormone called insulin that drives weight gain, hunger and metabolic starvation leading to food cravings, and weight gain!

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Weight loss step 4

Set a realistic and practical weight loss goal such as losing 10 to 20 percent of your body weight initially.

Weight loss step 5

Understand what works and what does not for losing weight/


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Weight loss step 6

Find a weight loss program that accepts health insurance for the physician supervised weight loss such as the W8MD medical weight loss centers either using in person evaluation or telemedicine evaluation.

Weight loss step 7

Understand the important but limited role of physical activity or exercise for losing weight.

Weight loss step 8

Understand the role of proven FDA approved weight loss medications such as Phentermine, Topiramate, Qsymia, Belviq etc.

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