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Diets, Quick Weight Loss And Health - Lose Weight Healthy
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Diets, Quick Weight Loss And Health - Lose Weight Healthy

Hi! In this article I will share with you why some diets simply never work to lose weight and even worse end up destroying your health and the way around that.

Why do some diets never work to lose weight, even if you starved yourself?

I will state it clearly: calorie counting can't work long-term to lose weight. in calorie-counting diets, quick weight loss is an illusion. Maybe at first you lose some weight, but you end up reaching a point where you don’t lose any more weight at all even if you ate less. Why?

First of all, I will expose the very basics about metabolism, so you can see it clear. Don’t worry, I will untangle it and keep it clear and easy to understand =)

Metabolism is a body function that is composed of two different functions. One of them is anabolism, which is the process the body uses to create new cells from energy. The other function is called catabolism, which is the process the body uses to break down existing cells and nutrients and else to create energy. That is all you need to know about what metabolism is to follow me through my article.

Now that you know what metabolism is, we can keep going.

Calorie-counting diets are a deathly trap. By these diets, quick weight loss is a trap. Why? When you keep track of how many calories you eat, and you start to eat less, your body over time detects that and enters starvation mode. Starvation mode is what your body uses when you eat lesser calories than needed. Your body slows down metabolism in order to burn less calories, to keep its energy reserves for as long as possible. In words you can understand: if you take less calories, your body gets lazy in order to burn less energy, and it all is meant to keep its reserves for as long as possible. And the energy reserves of your body are stored in your body fat.

So, if you eat less calories, your body burns less calories to prevent body fat from being burnt, because the emergency energy reserves are there!

If you follow these diets, quick weight loss may happen at first, but some time later, you would notice that you stop losing weight. Even worse, when you stop, you recover the weight you lost, and even some extra pounds! Why does this happen?

In this kind of diets, quick weight loss happens when you lose water, muscle tissues and essential nutrients and minerals. In fact, these diets, by restricting some foods which are very caloric, often make you lose water and muscle tissue. And what happens when you stop this diet? That the body recovers all that. With these diets, quick weight loss is just temporary, and all your hard effort is wasted when you come back to eating with normality!

The same happens with fad diets, quick weight loss endanger your health.

By following these diets, quick weight loss is just an illusion!

And it becomes even worse. Depriving your body of essential things it needs only leads to health problems. Yep, by following a calorie counting diet, you are feeding your body with less energy than it needs to be alright. It is like pretending that a car could be driven the same distance with half the fuel!

Calorie counting is not the answer to weight loss. Simple. Keep that in mind and run away from these kind of diets, quick weight loss is a trap in these diets.

I almost could hear your thoughts there: “If by eating less I can’t lose this extra weight, how can I do it then??”

The true answer to weight loss is to eat things that help in burning body fat, while staying away from certain foods that could make you store more body fat; all this without counting a single calorie.

Hope you enjoyed reading my article as much as I did writing it!


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