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July 24, 2014

10 Reasons Your Diet is Not Working

Try to count the numbers of diets out there, and see if you won't break your calculator!

If these diets really work, shouldn't we all be slim and fit by now?

A lot of people who are overweight do not really overeat!

So why can't you lose weight?

Here are 10 reasons why your diet is not working as you think it should

You are on a diet

You don't need me to tell you that diets do not work. If it did, we won't have the almost 34% rate of obesity in the U.S-some people think the percentage is higher

And the never ending cycle of weight loss and weight gain is a risk factor for poor health

The body will protect itself against deprivation by holding on to all the food it can

You know that now by experience

Poor Nutrition

A lot of people think they can eat junk food all day-fast for one day, and that would take care of their weight problem.

It's not going to happen

Weight loss-and good health in general, is a continuous practice of eating right, not just for one day, but everyday.

The body needs healthy nutrients to perform the thousands of biological processes that go on without our awareness and intervention

These nutrients are needed for energy, repairs, immunity, digestion, elimination etc

Lack of adequate sleep

Sleep, a risk factor for obesity?


And a whole lot of other diseases too-including heart disease!!

There have to be reasons humans spend a third of their lives in bed-or should

Not Drinking Enough Water

Did you know a lot of people do not drink enough water because they do not like the taste?

It's true too. Can you believe that?

If your body is 78% water, what do you think nature is trying to tell you?

The consumption of soda and other "chemicalized" drinks is a risk factor for obesity, heart disease, brittle bones-to name a few

Every physiological process in the body requires water-including the very act of breathing or even speaking


Stress will kill you

I don't mean that in a metaphoric sense-I mean it literally.

Stress is a risk factor for heart disease, strokes, memory problems, fatigue-and of course, obesity.

Stress is a major doorway for a host of diseases, because stress lowers your immunity

This impairs the ability of your body to defend you against infections

Malfunctioning Thyroid

The thyroid is closely associated with metabolism

Slow metabolism will make it hard to lose weight

Lack of Fiber in Diet

Fiber is required for good digestion, and especially for good elimination

Poor bowel movement leaves fecal matter in the digestive system

Harmful bacteria can act on this to produce bloating gases and toxins

Yeast Infection

Yeast infection is a major reason a lot of people cannot lose weight

Some people think only women get yeast infection; this is not true

Men and women can get yeast infection

Yeast infection can cause some symptoms that mimic other diseases that can baffle even doctors

Lack of Enzymes

Enzymes are required for digestion. Enzymes are living organisms

Unfortunately enzymes are destroyed by heat/cooking

Most peoples' diet is lacking in fresh fruits and vegetables-sources of most enzymes

The result is poor digestion-which as you've seen can make losing weight difficult

Parasite Infection

Wait a minute, parasite infection?

Isn't that what people in the tropics have to worry about?


Almost every one on earth is infected with parasites. Surprised?

Parasite infection can frustrate a weight loss program

How you can finally lose weight

This list of 10 reasons why you can't lose weight does not in any way exhaust the reasons why people cannot burn excess fat

But they are reasons you may not have thought about

I have posted a page to help you on how to overcome the obstacles to your weight loss

Click the link to access it

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