Restrictive Dieting Harms Your Health In Seven Major Ways

Dieting & Intuitive Eating: Q&A with Expert Golda Poretsky

It does this by lowering levels of the thyroid hormone T3, which regulates metabolism. Frequent dieting only worsens the effect, making sustainable weight loss a distant possibility. Fat deficiency While low-fat dieting has been in fashion for decades, healthy fats from foods like meat, fish, eggs, avocados, and nuts and seeds are absolutely necessary for health. Fat cushions organs, coats every cell in the body, and is needed for brain function, production of hormones and absorption of vitamins A, D, E and K. Low-fat diets also tend to be high-carb diets, which have been linked to heart disease, cancer and other ills. Protein deficiency Amino acids derived from proteins are used in the body to produce powerful mood-lifting chemicals like serotonin and melatonin are to thank for our sense of well-being and restful sleep.
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Dieting Makes You Fat

Even worse: Restricting what you eat will make you fat. Worse still: Yo-yo dieting can cause depression, high blood pressure and high cholesterol levels. Frequent dieters are 60 percent more likely to die from heart disease than people who don’t starve themselves. The weight-loss successes trumpeted on the front of slimming magazines contradict this.
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Q: If someone wants to break free from dieting, what would be the first few steps they should take? A: I would love to say, do X, then Y, then Z and youre done, but depending on what your garcinia cambogia extract life looks like, how many diets youve done, how entrenched dieting is in your thinking, etc., its really somewhat individual. Its key that you go slow, practice listening to your body, and allow yourself to make choices even if they feel wrong in retrospect. I would also really recommend getting support with it, because its a huge mindset shift. I provide a free Food Mood Transformation Session that I would really recommend. Its free, and I can help assess the next steps on an individual basis.
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