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The biggest Weight loss lies

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If you’re trying to lose weight for a long time, it is likely that you have come across those biggest weight loss lies which the weight loss industry tells people. Because of these lies, you are not able to lose the extra weight even though you have been trying pretty hard. What are these lies? Let’s find out.

Big weight loss lie #1 Dieting helps you lose weight

Scientific research carried out with thousands of people found that the main two reasons of weight gain are irregular eating and the history of dieting. But the weight loss industry will tell you that you need to go for dieting if you really want to lose weight. However, studies show another picture. When you go for dieting, your body will prevent weight loss because they will perceive it to be a famine. When you start your dieting, your body will think you are starving and so it will try to protect itself by holding onto weight. The more diets you do, it is like training your body more to hold onto weight. This is why it becomes increasingly difficult to lose weight with typing. If you do a little bit of research, you will find that 95% of all diets fail. You’ll also find that more than 66% of people who diet end up putting on more weight within months of starting their diets. Even when you’re dieting, you’re still craving food and that craving is one of the major reasons why you gain more weight. However, the dangers of dieting do not end here. It can result in higher risk of heart disease, osteoporosis, loss of strength and thinning hair.

If you want to lose weight, you will have to go to the root cause and do something about it and the root cause is leptin resistance.

Big weight loss lie #2 exercise helps you to lose weight


This is a common belief that exercise will help you to lose weight, but when exercise inflammation causing your body and it can result in your body producing more stress hormone cortisol. This cortisol can signal your body to hold on to fat. It losing weight, your body will start to hold on to the fat present in the body and at the same time because of the compounding inflammation resulting from exercise, you will start gaining more weight. Another study found that people who exercise regularly actually increase their food intake which can destroy the objective of weight loss.

Big weight loss lie #3 slow metabolism causes weight gain

Studies found that overweight people actually have a higher metabolism than people with healthy weight. When you have more fat and weight in your body, your body will come up with ways to find a solution for this problem. It will build up extra muscle especially in your legs to carry the extra weight. More muscle means a higher metabolic rate at rest.

You have to be very careful about these lies because you will often hear them. If you believe them, then it will become a problem for you and he will not be able to lose weight even though you try very hard. Knowing all these big weight loss lies will help you to find ways, techniques and methods which can help you to avoid all these lies and actually lose weight.

References 1. Leptitox
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3. What Is Overweight and Obesity?