Weight Loss Thoughts in a Pandemic


5 Weight Loss Questions in Pandemic Times

Adele lost weight, Joaquin Phoenix lost weight, Rebel Wilson lost weight, Marc Gasol lost weight. Are you next?

1. Do I need a fancy weight loss calculator to lose weight?

Probably not. But scientifcally speaking, tracking things lead to better outcomes than just winging it. 3 things to track are your fats, proteins and carb intake. My recommendation for this is MyfitnessPal.

2. Do Weight Loss Pills work? 

Maybe, but they are just as likely to be a complete waste of time. If you have tried losing weight unsuccessfully, chances are there is an underlying issue that must be addressed.

  • Hormones
  • Auto-Immune Conditions
  • Psychological Trauma and
  • Chronic Inflammation

Are just some of the many obstacles to weight loss. Turmeric, or Curcumin can be very benficial in reducing the inflammation that prevents weight loss.

3. Which Weight Loss Meal Plan is the best? 

There are 2 options here and it all depends on your health. If you have no digestive issues, sleep is normal, stress is controlled and your skin is great then go ahead an pick any of the popular diets available: Keto, Mediterranean, Paleo or the zone diet are all effective. The second option is if you are suffering from any of the conditions mentioned above. If that's the case, it is advisable to work with a Nutritionist or a Naturopath to develop a therapeutic diet right for you.

4. What weight loss tips are the best for immediate results

One of the things with COVID 19 is it's extreme effect on people with Metabolic conditions such as diabetes and heart disease. Thus, losing weight becomes more of an issues than just about aesthetics. Being health and trim has many more benefts that just looking attractive. So, we recommend the following tips to help lose weight quickly

  1. Cook your own food
  2. Focus on Healthy Oils and Green Leafy Vegetables
  3. Exercise daily - Even if it's just 5 minutes - Focus on building muscle
  4.  Sleep Lots
  5. Hydrate Hydrate Hydrate

5. Is the Biggest Loser real?

Yes and No. Yes, The participants lost weight but did they all maintain the lost weight loss? Shows create an artifical environment that leads to certain outcomes but they come with a cost. Health is delicate and must be addressed holistically. Getting enough sleep, Reducing your stress and Having the right mindset is just as important for long term health than a quick crash diet and overexercising. Yes, there is such a thing as overexercising. It might even make you dumber (1)

1. https://www.webmd.com/fitness-exercise/news/20190926/extreme-exercise-might-dull-the-brain-study-says


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