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Old 06-05-2011, 07:37 PM   #1
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Default Salt-induced water retention

I spent a week going crazy with salt, not sure why, but I think it's what made me put on a pound by weigh-in day. I don't know a lot about how sodium affects water and weight, but I was told that it does. How can I reverse this, just cut back on the salt?? I want to lose that damn pound again! I was doing so well with my exercise that week, so I was really disppointed by the gain!
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Old 06-05-2011, 07:51 PM   #2
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Drink a lot of water and that should help. It may take a few days, though.

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Old 06-05-2011, 07:51 PM   #3
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WATER!! Make sure that you are drinking alot of water and yea, cut back on the salt. Cheer up! It's a pound that'll be gone in a couple of days and you're doing GREAT!

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