Possible Reasons You’re Having A Hard Time Losing Weight

You’re Focused On The Quantity Of Calories, Not The Quality

Cutting calories can only get you so far on your weight loss journey. Bariatric surgeon Matthew Weiner told Women’s Health that only about 10% of your overall weight can be lost through cutting calories alone.

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After that, it’s all about focusing on the quality of the calories that you are consuming. That’s because the body will start holding onto fat for preservation. Changing what you eat, not just how much, can have a greater impact on your overall metabolism.