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5 Reasons You Are Eating Healthy But Not Losing Weight

 

Learn 5 reasons why you may be eating healthy but not losing weight. It takes time, patience and commitment to get results. Reaching your ideal weight is not an easy task.

Dieting is never easy. But with the right advice and enough work, you will have success. It is possible and many people have done it in the past following this advice.

If you are struggling to lose weight even trying to eat healthily, you are not alone. I struggled to be overweight before I found the root causes and the solution.

It is important to stay confident in your ability to succeed on your weight loss journey. Doing everything right, you will feel better than ever and see amazing changes in your body.

Make sure to take small steps in the right direction daily. Use discipline and stay consistent with your efforts. Here are 5 reasons you are eating healthy but not losing weight.

 


Not Eating the Right Amount Of Calories.

You may be too concerned about the amount of calories you are eating. Use mindful eating instead. I highly recommend practicing yoga and mediation to help with your self-awareness. 


They are great tools to raise your mindfulness. You will learn to feel when you are truly hungry and when you are not anymore. Being more aware and mindful of your appetite, you will eat accordingly.

To lose weight, you have to eat fewer calories than you consume during the day. But counting calories is not always the best solution. Focus on the nutritional value of food. Prefer a whole food plant-based diet.

Eating plenty of fruits and vegetables, beans, whole grains, nuts, and seeds is highly recommended. It will fill you up quickly, keep you full longer and provide lots of vitamins and nutrients to your body.

 

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Eating Enough Healthy Food To Lose Weight.

If you are not eating enough, you are slowing down your metabolism. This prevents your body to burn excess body fat and lose weight. Do not starve yourself. Do not avoid food.

Not eating enough has an adverse effect. Your body stores fat when it lacks nutrition. Being hungry does not mean being on track to lose weight. Eat enough healthy food instead.

 

 

You Are Eating Healthy But Not Losing Weight.

Make sure you are actually eating healthy and not unhealthy food. Avoid processed foods as much as possible. If you need a snack, prefer fruits, nuts, and seeds. 

Packaged foods often do more harm than good. There are healthy foods that are unhealthy. Pay attention to what you eat. Eating lots of fruits and vegetables will help you.

morning yoga routine pin


You May Be Lacking Sleep Or Under Stress.

Your body stores fat when under stress. Extra sleep helps your body function properly with high performance. You will have more energy to workout when feeling stress-free and well-rested.

Avoid stress, fatigue, and negative emotions. Yoga and meditation before sleep help to calm down, relax and have a better deep sleep. Your mental state is important as it affects your body.

 

meditation lotus pose



You Are Practicing the Wrong Workout.

Eating well, sleeping enough and exercising smartly are equally important to lose weight, to be healthier, and happier. Picking an exercise program that suits you best is crucial.

I highly recommend yoga to everybody, regardless of your age or fitness level. There are many different forms of yoga. Some are vigorous and intense. Others are gentle and beginner-friendly.

Try out as many different yoga types as you can. You will find what appeals to you more. Live new experiences, visit new places. Step out of your comfort zone and see amazing changes in your body, mind, and spirit.

 

yoga sunset

 

References:

  1. https://www.livestrong.com/article/381118-can-you-lose-weight-just-by-eating-healthier/
  2. https://www.nhs.uk/Livewell/weight-loss-guide/Pages/successful-diet-tips.aspx
  3. https://www.quora.com/Is-it-possible-to-lose-weight-just-by-eating-healthy-and-not-exercising
  4. https://www.webmd.com/diet/lose-weight-fast#1

 

About the Author: Alex Assoune

Alex Assoune Alex Assoune (MS) is a global health and environmental advocate. He founded Panaprium to inspire others with conscious living, ethical, and sustainable fashion. Alex has worked in many countries to address social and environmental issues. He speaks three languages and holds two Master of Science degrees in Engineering from SIGMA and IFPEN schools.


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