10 reasons why you can’t lose weight

It’s an ancient question: why am I not losing weight despite all my efforts? Here is a list of possible reasons!


1. You might be eating more than you think

Sometimes we don’t even realise how much we eat. Even if you eat healthily, if you consume more calories than you can spend, it will be very difficult to lose weight.

If keeping track of how much you eat is a problem for you, try one of the many calorie-tracking mobile apps available on the market!

2. You’re not eating enough protein

Protein is very important when you’re trying to lose weight since it helps you regulate your appetite.

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3. You’re not active enough

Muscle training builds muscle mass and burns fat at the same time.

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4. You’re not getting enough sleep

Studies show that poor sleep quality is one of the main risk factors for obesity.* Adults who have trouble sleeping are 55% more likely to struggle with weight gain.

5. You might be dehydrated

Studies have shown that staying hydrated increases the number of calories burned by 24-30% over a 1.5 hour period. It also helps reduce appetite.*

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6. You might be stressed

Cortisol - the stress hormone - directly affects fat storage. A study by the University of London has shown that people with high cortisol levels tend to have a higher BMI.

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7. You might be having too many sugary drinks

Eliminating sugary carbonated drinks from your diet can help you drastically reduce your calorie intake. The problem with sugary drinks is that they stimulate dopamine levels, forming a vicious circle. Research has shown that sugar has a higher dependency coefficient than certain class A substances.*

8. Your metabolism might be slow

If your metabolism is in tip-top shape, you can burn more calories and lose weight more easily. A faster metabolism also means more energy.

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9. You reached a weight-loss plateau

If you’ve hit a plateau, it’s time to change something. All the suggestions above might be helpful: reduce stress levels, amp up your training sessions, eat more protein, try to boost your metabolism, give up sugary drinks and try getting a couple more hours of sleep at night.

Whatever you do: don’t give up!

10. Maybe all you need is patience

Everyone’s weight-loss journey is different. For some, it might be faster, for others slower. By adopting the right approach for you, eating a balanced diet, being physically active every day and finding the right products to boost your efforts, you can make the process much easier for yourself!


- https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2398753/

- https://www.healthline.com/nutrition/drinking-water-helps-with-weight-loss#section1

- https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/14671205/

- https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/17519319/

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