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More Surprising Reasons You Can’t Lose Weight


by Mila McManus MD

In 2014 I published an article on “Reasons You Can’t Lose Weight“.

Today I’d like to expand on that partial list (didn’t mean to wait 3 years to do that!)

So besides the reasons listed in the above link, here are a few more to add to the list:

  • Poor sleep quality and sleep deprivation cause an increase in ghrelin, a hormone that stimulates appetite, as well as cause a decrease in leptin, a hormone that tells you to stop eating.
  • Not staying hydrated.
  • Not eating enough calories.
  • Stress-yes, stress.  Its effects are evil in every way.
  • Gut health
  • Excessive fruit intake because the sugar in fruit, fructose, more easily stores as fat than other types of carbs.

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By |2017-02-23T15:23:59-06:00February 21st, 2017|Articles, General|