Weight Loss Tip: Older people should increase water intake. An older adult needs to drink at least 8 cups of water a day. Your body tends to become dehydrated more quickly that that of someone younger, and sometimes the signs of dehydration aren't quickly obvious. Also, try to avoid caffeine, as it can make your body lose water.
Meet Rachel, a 21-year-old first grade teacher and former homecoming queen who weighs 369 pounds. Tune in to see her amazing transformation Monday, May 30th at 10/9c only on ABC!
About the show:
“Extreme Makeover: Weight Loss Edition” is a one-hour alternative series that will document the amazing makeover of eight courageous, “super obese” people who, in an unprecedented 365 days, attempt to safely lose half of their body weight, ultimately completing an amazing metamorphosis. The term “super obese” is used to define those who exceed their estimated ideal weight by approximately 225 percent and who are roughly 200 pounds or more overweight.