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March 15, 2021 • Healthy Eating & Nutrition, Healthy Living, Weight Control

How Your Fad Diet May Lead to Weight Gain


According to the scientific data, the long term success of “diets” for weight loss is truly abysmal. In fact, “dieting” has been identified as a risk factor for future weight gain.  A report in Psychosomatic Medicine provides a viable explanation for these discouraging findings.

For the first time in humans, researchers documented that restricting calories boosts levels of the fat-loving hormone cortisol.  As cortisol levels rise, metabolism becomes sluggish and there is an increased propensity to deposit fat within the abdominal area. This intra-abdominal fat produces chemicals that further slow down metabolism making future weight gain more likely.

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