Our expert says:
I can imagine that you are desperate. I would recommend that you discuss this problem of not being able to lose weight with an endocrinologist (a medical specialist who works with hormone imbalances) and a clinical dietitian (visit the Association for Dietetics in SA Website at: www.adsa.org.za and click on "Find a Dietitian" to find a dietitian in your area). The dietitian needs to check if your low-GI diet is also low in fat and that it does not provide more energy than you require which could account for the weight gain. Depression is also a factor which can cause pronounced weight gain and prevent weightloss, so I hope the antidepressants will start making a difference. Have you tried adding daily exercise for 30 min to your regimen? Aerobic exercise (brisk walking, skipping, jogging, rowing, aerobics, modern dancing, cycling, swimming) not only helps you to control your blood sugar and insulin levels and thus promotes weightloss, but it is an excellent way of counteracting depression. So try it ASAP.
Holding thumbs that you do start losing now
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