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Cleansing the intestines will not help you become slimmer: a nutritionist spoke about the dangers of an extreme method of losing weight

ByJohn Newman

Feb 20, 2024

To get the figure of your dreams you need to stick to a balanced diet and exercise. However, some, in pursuit of quick results, choose extreme methods of losing weight, for example, taking laxatives. Nutritionist and gastroenterologist Oleg Shvets warned about the dangers of this method.

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Cleansing the intestines will not help you become slimmer: a nutritionist spoke about the dangers of an extreme method of losing weight

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The doctor on his Facebook page explained why cleansing the intestines with the help of medications will not help you become slimmer, but will only create health problems, NBN reports.

According to a nutritionist, taking laxatives in large doses leads to little weight loss in the short term. Shvets noted that due to bowel movements, diarrhea and loss of fluid, extra pounds go away, but after a few days they return after the body is restored.

The gastroenterologist emphasized that diarrhea caused by the use of drugs causes dehydration and loss of the body important electrolytes. Such attempts to lose weight will negatively affect the cardiovascular system.

The expert added that frequent use of large doses of such a medicine impairs the ability to absorb nutrients, and a deficiency of vitamins occurs in the body.

Formerly a trainer of American celebrities named 5 steps that will help you avoid gaining excess weight.

nbnews.com.ua

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