Five reasons you can’t lose weight!

Find out if one or more of these things may be secretly messing with your weight loss efforts. 

Zee Media Bureau

You have been trying hard to lose weight for quite some time, and you’re still struggling, you think you are doing everything right, but that scale won’t budge. Probably it’s because of one or more of these reasons that are secretly messing with your weight loss efforts.


You skip breakfast: If you skip breakfast, you are making a big mistake. Skipping breakfast may seem a good way to control calories, but it’s not, instead it will make you to eat more later in the day. Eat breakfast regularly to boost your metabolism. Opt for a high-fiber, protein-packed breakfast to help you feel full longer.

You eat too close to bedtime: This could be one reason that is hampering your weight loss hopes. A late night meal can increase your temperature, blood sugar, and insulin, which makes it harder for your body to burn fat. Try to finish your dinner at least 3 hours before bed.


You eat the wrong foods: Not all foods speed up your metabolism. While some foods increase your metabolism, others take more time to digest. Foods like oranges, grapefruit, lemons and limes contain vitamin C that helps metabolise fat faster, and are helpful for weight loss.

You overeat healthy foods: Foods such as nuts, avocados, bananas, dark chocolate are all healthy, but that doesn’t mean they are not void of calories. Find out how much is good and sufficient for your body and eat.

You don’t get enough sleep: Sleep deprivation can increase your appetite-stimulating hormones, thereby making you to eat more. So, if you are trying to lose weight, make sure that you sleep for at least 7-8 hours every night.