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How can I shed some weight? That is the million dollar question of all time. A simple Google search on the subject renders over 250 million websites promising miracle cures and theories.

“Statistically there are over 1.6 billion people in the world today who are overweight,” according to Kerryn Gibson, a qualified paediatric and sports dietician.

Why are more and more people becoming overweight? What are we doing wrong?

“If the answer and solution were that simple there would not be an obesity epidemic,” said the Duban-based dietician.

There is no ‘quick fix’

The point is that successful weight loss is not easy to achieve, she noted, adding that there is no such thing as a ‘quick fix’. “If something sounds ‘too good to be true’ then it probably is,” Gibson warned.

“Achieving and maintaining a healthy weight comes from your personal commitment to do so, and personal motivating…

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