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I'am afraid that if I lose weight I will get loose skin, is there any way to avoid loose skin while losing weight?

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If you lose weight at a healthy pace, i.e. two pounds or less a week, you should not have much excess skin. And, even if you do, loose skin will tighten up after a few months. Exercise helps, too.

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Any references by any chance? I am wondering where the two pounds per weeks comes to action? – Mehrad Jan 14 '14 at 4:35

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