Date: January 3rd, 2019
If you have unhealthy eating habits, live a sedentary lifestyle and are overweight, you are at higher risk of developing a hormonal imbalance. You will feel bloated, fatigued, achy, have memory fogs, have problems with menstruation, as well as sleep, experience depression, mood swings and gain weight
While Vitamins D can be manufactured by your body provided you’re exposed to sunlight, increasing your D intake has been shown to keep hunger and cravings in check and consequently boost weight loss.
Did you know that your gut health or lack thereof, can determine how well you respond to certain weight loss foods? Unhealthy gut bacteria have also been shown to make you crave the wrong foods, therefore taking a probiotic supplement will change your gut microbiomes and help you lose weight.
Have you have been pounding the pavement a bit too much but not shedding a single pound? Too much exercise without giving it a break can cause inflammation in your body that drains your metabolism and explains why you’re unable to lose weight because of all the compounding inflammation.
It could be due to the nature of your job, but living a sedentary life is the fourth leading risk factor for global mortality and weight gain.
A plateau occurs when your body adapts to your food intake and exercise routine. Your body uses fewer calories to perform the same work, which is why to beat the plateau you need to start mixing things up in terms of your workout routine. Combine yoga, HIIT exercises, strength, and endurance training to target all the muscles in your body and induce weight loss.
Are you eating more than you need? By making your portions smaller without exceeding your daily requirement of calories, you can make your stomach smaller, which helps you reduce the need for food, you will not feel hungry or crave junk food and consequently aid weight loss.
Binge eating can lead to weight gain or obesity and consequently reinforce further compulsive eating and related mood disorders, such as depression, chronic stress or anxiety.
Stress or emotional eating can occur when you’re feeling highly stressed and out of control of your life. Stress management techniques like meditating can help you stick to healthy eating habits.
You are also not losing weight because: