The "Why The F*ck Do You Need To Lose Weight?" Weight Loss Thread

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2 May
6:53pm, 2 May 2022
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Zombie thread alert :-O

No, they're not. There is a "magic" weight loss jab available now, but if you're the in the target readership for this thread you're unlikely to be in the target market for the drug.
3 May
7:45am, 3 May 2022
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Thanks all, suspected so. Just wondered if it helped with appetite suppression or feeling fuller. But how could "herbal" do that. Cheers. Good luck everyone with your goals. :-) G
3 May
7:55am, 3 May 2022
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If a "herbal" anything was safe and effective for weight loss it would be available on the NHS like other plant-derived chemicals that have been found to have medicinal properties.
3 May
2:14pm, 3 May 2022
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Little Miss Happy
Fibre is good for that Happy.
3 May
2:15pm, 3 May 2022
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Agree - with fibre.

herbal stuff can be quite powerful - hemlock is a herb that will suppress your appetite and breathing and life
3 May
6:00pm, 3 May 2022
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Agree - with fibre. herbal stuff can be quite powerful - hemlock is a herb that will suppress your appetite and breathing and life


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Maintained by Rach E
The thread for people who aren't "fat", but need to lose a few pounds to be at their racing best.

Criteria for entry:
- You must "look slim" and, if you say you want to lose weight to a "normal" member of the public, are greeted with the response "Why the f*ck do you need to lose weight?".
- You do not have a large amount to lose, but need to lose a small amount to get to "ideal racing weight".
- Typically, you will train heavily so food intake will need to match training levels.
- Fad diets (e.g. the eating 20 kumquats before dawn and starving for the rest of the day diet) is not allowed.
- Once your BMI reaches 18.5, you will be banned from losing any more weight. Equally, if you have more than a stone or so to lose, you may get better results from some of the other dieting threads. We'll probably only lose 0.5lbs to 1lb a week at best here

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