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If you're overweight, even if you don't lose weight, isn't it better to maintain than to gain weight?

 
Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 1:50 PM on Jan. 26, 2011 in Diet & Fitness

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  • Yes, it is better to maintain than to gain. I am over weight and have been most of my adult life. It is best to lose the weight, but if you can't, it is atleast best not to gain any more!
    Tawneekitn

    Answer by Tawneekitn at 2:01 PM on Jan. 26, 2011

  • Logically it makes sense not to gain weight, right?
    Orionsgirl

    Answer by Orionsgirl at 1:51 PM on Jan. 26, 2011

  • yes its better to maintain. I'm obese and have been up and down with my weight for years
    SweetPoison

    Answer by SweetPoison at 1:52 PM on Jan. 26, 2011

  • Yes, it would be better to maintain to answer your question. I do think that if a person knows they are over weight they should try and exercise a little each day and get on a diet that is not devastating to make their body healthier.
    Andriya

    Answer by Andriya at 1:53 PM on Jan. 26, 2011

  • It's better not to gain thats for sure. It would just be best to lose it.
    luvmygrlz

    Answer by luvmygrlz at 1:55 PM on Jan. 26, 2011

  • Yes. It is better to maintain than to gain. However, if you are trying to lose weight but still are maintaining, something calorie intake or activity should be adjusted in order to lose.
    AlliPerry

    Answer by AlliPerry at 1:58 PM on Jan. 26, 2011

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