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dieting

  1. Sarah94

    Scared of losing muscle if I diet

    Context: I have severe ME. I am very limited in what I can do physically. I am also overweight, this stems from having been overeating in recent months. I want to lose weight, but I am worried because I have read that when you eat less, your body burns muscle before it burns fat. I cannot...