A: Yes. Both extremes–too much or too little body fat–put an individual at risk for serious medical and/or psychological conditions. Having a very low body fat percentage, particularly for women, can result in musculoskeletal problems and osteoporosis. And it can upset the hormonal balance causing loss of menstruation. Striving for extremely low body fat can also result in severe eating disorders, such as anorexia nervosa, bulimia, and binge-eating which have significant health implications.
I am in still in the process of losing but know how to do it. I am excited to make this a life plan and stop the yo-yoing. Kathy McKenzie Dallas, TX I am excited to make this a life plan
I have struggles with my weight on and off though-out my life. I managed to lose 40 pounds in my early 20’s and 10 years later, woke up one day to discover it had all crept back somehow! I lost 10 pounds over 3 months counting PTS with Weight Watchers and then I started HLS. I lost 10 pounds during the class period and loved the personalized nutrition template because it makes it easy! It is easy to eat according to the profile. I just asked myself – did I already have my starch today? Starch is my down fall! ILoved the personalized nutrition template
The program has put me on the road to being a healthier person. I would recommend this program to anyone who is interested in feeling more energetic and losing weight. The accountability is invaluable. Your passion for the subject is what makes the class work for me. David Watson Keller, TXOn the road to being a healthier person
This is my second time attending the class and I learned a lot of new information. I am now on a good path to living a healthy lifestyle that I can sustain. Tiffaney Clark Fort Worth, TXOn a good path
"In February 2011, HLS came to Kirkpatrick Middle School and invited us to try out their program. A friend of mine was interested in trying it out and asked if I would join her. I have always had trouble with my weight, and I had tried numerous diets to try to get the weight off, all to no avail. I figured, “Why not try yet another diet? It couldn't hurt. And if nothing else, maybe I’ll lose 10-15 pounds.” Nine months and 115 pounds later, I realized that this isn’t a diet. This is a lifestyle. I have changed howSally Kelley
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