You are using an older browser version. Please use a supported version for the best MSN experience.

13 Things That Happen to Your Body After You Lose 5 Pounds

Eat This, Not That! Logo By Christine Yu of Eat This, Not That! | Slide 1 of 14: Let’s be real: Losing weight is hard. And sometimes, it can feel like you don’t see any results, no matter how hard you try. But the truth is that even if you don’t see the fruits of your efforts in the mirror (yet!), subtle changes are starting to happen in your body.In fact, you don’t need to lose a dramatic number of pounds for your body to start to transform. Here are 13 things that happen to your body when you start shedding weight—some are surprising. And as you continue to lose weight, you’ll rack up the health benefits and see more noticeable differences. Hit a plateau? These 30 Common Mistakes Might Be Slowing Down Your Weight Loss.

13 Things That Happen to Your Body After You Lose 5 Pounds

Let’s be real: Losing weight is hard. And sometimes, it can feel like you don’t see any results, no matter how hard you try. But the truth is that even if you don’t see the fruits of your efforts in the mirror (yet!), subtle changes are starting to happen in your body.

In fact, you don’t need to lose a dramatic number of pounds for your body to start to transform. Here are 13 things that happen to your body when you start shedding weight—some are surprising. And as you continue to lose weight, you’ll rack up the health benefits and see more noticeable differences. Hit a plateau? These 30 Common Mistakes Might Be Slowing Down Your Weight Loss.

© Shutterstock

More from Eat This, Not That!

image beaconimage beaconimage beacon