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What Happens to Your Body After Losing 10 Pounds

Eat This, Not That! Logo By Amy Sowder of Eat This, Not That! | Slide 2 of 14: Better sex? Yes, please. A trimmer man means the penis is better able to stand at attention when it really matters. Carrying 10 extra pounds increases the risk of softness where you don’t want it, according to a 2016 report by the journal Translational Andrology and Urology. A high body mass index (BMI) can cause chronic inflammatory stress, which can lead to erectile dysfunction. Carrying weight can narrow the blood vessels, making it harder for blood to flow…to the right places.Moreover, eating too much sugar, refined carbs, and alcohol can spike estrogen levels and cause weight gain, says Dr. Mark Hyman in his book, The Blood Sugar Solution. Although you can feel confident and desirable at any size, losing a bit of weight can help you feel sexier, too.

1. Minimise risk of erectile dysfunction

A trimmer man not only means increased confidence, it also means a reduced risk of erectile dysfunction. 10 pounds may not seem like a lot but carrying that extra weight increases the possibility of erectile dysfunction, according to a 2016 report by the journal Translational Andrology and Urology. A high body mass index (BMI) can cause chronic inflammatory stress, which can lead to erectile dysfunction. Carrying weight can narrow the blood vessels, making it harder for blood to flow.

Moreover, eating too much sugar, refined carbs, and alcohol can spike estrogen levels and cause weight gain, says Dr. Mark Hyman in his book, The Blood Sugar Solution. Although you can feel confident and desirable at any size, losing a bit of weight can help you feel sexier, too.

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