Although losing weight fast might be an ideal goal for losing weight in a short-term period, but it is easier to gain weight again. Also it can lead to serious health problems. Here are 5 Necessary things to know if you are trying for rapid weight loss:
5 Necessary things to know if you are trying for rapid weight loss
A main cause of stress
Eating less food than what your body needs can disturb the secretion of stress hormone, Cortisol. Appetite could be affected by stress as well and it would results increase in fat storage.
Rapid weight loss usually results in loose skin around abdomen, legs and even your face. This may happens when the skin lose a significant amount of water that will results in elasticity loss. In such a situation like this, the skin has not enough time to shrink with the rest of the body.
Quick weight loss always doesn’t result in permanent change
Although you can lose weight so fast by taking military diets or doing hard exercises, but be careful your body can’t keep it up for a long time. Since you haven’t changed your life style, you are much more keen to return to your old habits and gain weight again.
Decrease in metabolism
Quick weight loss can play a role in your mind that your body confronts a calories deprivation, so this will cause decrease in metabolism in order to save energy. In other hand your body feels like a starvation mode and stores more fat in order to tolerate such famine.
You may lose muscle instead of fat
When you lose weight to fast, you are probably losing not only fat but also muscles and bone. It is recommended to lose at last two pounds per week so if you are losing much more pounds, you might be losing lean muscle and bone. This reduction in fat-free mass can lead to a slowing of the metabolism, which can cause a rebound effect when you stop restricting calories or exercising.