Why Diets Fail

The number one variable that underpins the success of a diet is adherence. In other words, regardless of the diet that someone chooses to achieve their weight loss goal, being able to “stick to it” long term ultimately determines its success. Attempts typically result in early rapid weight loss followed by a plateau and progressive regain. Unfortunately. this scenario is all too common among dieters. In fact, over a 5-year period around 80% of people will regain the lost weight. Below some of the most common reason why: Mindset Mindset remains one of the biggest limiting factors…

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Diet Set Up In Three Steps

Step 1. Estimating Your Basal Metabolic Rate (BMR) To estimate your BMR you can choose your pick of the predictive metabolic equations. None of them will get it spot on to the calorie as this would require you spending the night in an expensive lab known as a metabolic ward. However, predictive metabolic equations will get you in the ballpark usually within 10% give or take of your energy needs. The one that has been shown to have the most accuracy in the research when compared against the others is known as the Miffen St. Joer. Here…

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