10 Weird (and Wonderful) Weight Loss Side Effects

From healthier gums to more satisfying sex, we’ve rounded up some of the lesser-known benefits of slimming down

April 27, 2012

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Dropping pounds may mean lower cholesterol and blood pressure, reduced risk for chronic diseases, and skyrocketing self-confidence. But you know all that. What you might not realize is that a smaller waistline can also help you sleep better, improve your fertility, and help you focus. Fuel your get-fit motivation with these 10 lesser-known weight loss benefits.

More: Discover how to lose up to 8 pounds in 3 days with the Belly Melt Diet.

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