How should I start a weight-loss plan with a buddy?

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Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)
Before you start on a weight loss plan, go over the following with your buddy:

1. How much weight do you want to lose? This question helps you set a goal so you know what you're working toward.

2. What's the main reason you gained all your weight? This question allows you to get a historical perspective of one another and helps you come to grips with how you may have tripped up in the past.

3. What's your biggest vice? This question allows you both to help each other avoid landmines that may be present that day, such as an office party.
This content originally appeared on doctoroz.com

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