June 16, 2016 william

Shocking Things That Can Prevent Weight Related Goals

Having problems losing weight? You’re trying your best and it’s just not working? You may be surprised at what’s holding you back.

1.Can Your Gut Bacteria Alter Your Metabolism?

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It’s believed that some of the bacteria in our cut helps convert food to stored fat. This, can actually alter our metabolism. The result: the more “bad” bacteria equals more “bad” fat.

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2.Stress

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Stress can hurt in a couple of ways. Stress can lead to increased release of cortisol. Cortisol can increase appetite and insulin levels. Also, when we’re stressed, we tend to eat comfort food … and comfort food is rarely nutritious.

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3.Have You Just Started Exercising?

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Hang in there! As you build muscle, your scale weight may go up. If you want to be more accurate, take body measurements instead (or in addition to) using a scale.

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4.Alcohol Is A No-No

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Alcohol can hamper you in more than one way. First, alcohol has only empty calories. Also, it appears to suppress fat burning and can alter your metabolism.

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5.Keep A Food DiaryOf Course, You Should Take An Honest Look At Your Food / Fluid Intake

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Using a food/fluid diary is both easy and can be extremely effective. You may be surprised at what you’re taking in and when. Remember, certain foods or medications may cause fluid retention. Obviously, you want to avoid foods with sugar.

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