Five Reasons You Are Not Losing Weight

When a person is trying to lose weight, he or she either succeeds or fails in the end. If you belong to the group who fails most of the time, then your weight loss strategy might have been wrong. To find out the possible mistakes that you might have committed along the way, check out the following.


Reasons you are not losing weight


  1. Your diet is not really working


It is nice that you have a diet plan, but why is it not helping you lose weight fast? Maybe your diet is not really that effective.  Your diet may include the proclaimed “healthy” foods. Many of these “healthy” foods are processed food, so expect that they have undergone processes, have added preservatives and secret ingredients that are making you gain weight. Go natural, snack on fruits and consume more vegetables. Stick with water and fresh fruit juices.  Additionally, never ever skip a meal to avoid getting hungry, leading to consuming more calories throughout the day.


  1. You expect too much from weight loss supplements


There are many weight loss tablets around—there are success stories and there are those that failed. So what seems to be the problem?  First, many of these people select those that are not effective.


If you want to know what are real fat burner diet pills, read reviews about them, ask people who have tried it and check the label if they contain natural ingredients. One of the best weight loss supplements that you may want to try is Garcinia Cambogia.


Second, people depend on them solely. These diet pills are only supplements, meaning that while you’re taking them, you should still watch on what you eat and you should keep moving.


  1. You do not eat enough protein but you indulge on carbohydrates


The negative side about indulging on carbs is getting belly fat. Stubborn fats tend to store in the middle portion of the body. Carbohydrates are indeed difficult to resist. You can just imagine giving up bread, rice and pasta. But you do not need to stop eating carbohydrates, all you need to do is control your carb intake and opt for alternative choices like wheat bread or brown rice.


Protein is much better than carbohydrates to include in your diet because the former boosts the metabolism and makes you feel full. It prevents you from cravings and snacking in the middle of the day.


  1. You are not doing the right exercises

You are making many excuses not to exercise, but remember the old adage that if there is a will, there is a way. So maybe after reading this article, you will now get up and burn that fat!

Observe where the fat usually goes in your body to know the perfect exercise for you. Effective exercises to burn belly fat would be crunches and cardio. Jogging and lifting weights are also recommended exercises.


  1. You are rushing

If you want to lose weight fast, make realistic goals. The word fast does not mean instantly just like you have just started today and you expect to shed pounds tomorrow. To shed pounds fast means burning those calories and never getting them back again. Take it easy and enjoy your weight loss journey.


There you have the common mistakes that people make that don’t help them lose weight. If you want to keep yourself on the right track, see to it that you don’t commit these mistakes.

Rex Melville MBBS FRCP is an experienced Genito-Urinary (Sexual Health) Physician, and is delighted to be a new member of the London Dermatology CentreTM team.He is fully accredited with the GMC, having graduated with Honours as MBBS from Monash University (Australia), and gained Fellowship of the Australasian chapter of Sexual Health Medicine. After arrival in the UK, in 1994 he took up the post of Lead Consultant Physician in Sexual Health and HIV at Whipps Cross Hospital, London, where he continues to work.
Rex will offer patients high quality consultations, testing and treatments for a wide variety of STDs (Sexually Transmitted Infections). He also has experience in advising those with various sexual concerns and symptoms, whether they have erectile difficulties, skin problems affecting the genitals or chronic pain or discharge. And of course confidentiality is assured. He is also highly qualified to fully manage HIV infection, and offer testing for this and other infections such as Hepatitis B.

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