If water retention was the case of your weight gain...your body should return to a more accurate scale weight in about 2-4 days (for most people) Dietitian Becky
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75 5/22/11 10:46 A
eating foods rich in sodium before a weigh in is not advisable since eating salty food causes water retention. If you happen to have a weigh in after consuming a sodium rich food, there may be discrepancies in the weight measured since the weight measured is also composed of water weight
Edited by: TRUDYFOODY at: 5/22/2011 (11:05)
5/22/11 3:35 A
i gain too after salty food specially sushi
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5/22/11 2:25 A
Oh yes, I eat chinese foods and BOOM loads of water weight from the sodium.
5/22/11 12:11 A
I can easily gain 4 pounds overnight if I've had too much sodium, so yes! During Bloat Week, as I call it, I can put on 5-7 even when I'm eating clean.
I've learned the hard way, there are just some times when weighing is out of the question!
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5/21/11 6:54 P
It sure happens to me! That and a few days before period.
Probably. Sodium does it to me everytime. Drink lots of water today and try weighing yourself again tomorrow.
5/21/11 6:35 P
This week my calories were on target. I ate 3-4 servings of a salty food the night before my weekly weigh-in. I was up 2 pounds. :( Is it possible part of the problem was retaining water from excess sodium. Thank you.
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