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How to avoid a gaunt face?

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Darin

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Nov 24, 2017
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Hi Guys,

It seems if I follow a strict keto diet by keeping the carbs low, my face becomes gaunt as the fat loss happens from face first then rest of the body. If I don't control my carb intake and have 150 - 200 grams of carb per day, my waist becomes 33 inches and my body fat hovers about 16-17%. I want to bring down my body fat to 14% and waist to 32 inches without rigorous exercise. Is it possible by following certain type of diet without making my face gaunt?

Thanks.
 
PillarofBalance

PillarofBalance

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Feb 27, 2011
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You can't control where you lose fat from first. But you can control to a large degree how full you look and how much water you are carrying.

Just stop eating keto and eat like a normal person and you won't look like crap.
 
IronInsanity

IronInsanity

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May 3, 2011
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Hi Guys,

It seems if I follow a strict keto diet by keeping the carbs low, my face becomes gaunt as the fat loss happens from face first then rest of the body. If I don't control my carb intake and have 150 - 200 grams of carb per day, my waist becomes 33 inches and my body fat hovers about 16-17%. I want to bring down my body fat to 14% and waist to 32 inches without rigorous exercise. Is it possible by following certain type of diet without making my face gaunt?

Thanks.
This is a bodybuilding site (i.e., rigorous exercise). Try weightwatchers.com. Other than that, what POB said.
 
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musto

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Oct 14, 2018
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Sorry, but that can't be helped. Everyone's bodies loses fat in different order. SOme in the face first. As it's hard to build muscle in the face....this is a tough issue to solve.
 
Gms585

Gms585

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I've always struggled with under my eyes.
Been looking for answers for years even talk to a plastic surgeon and very much disliked their "solution"
 
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