DIETING & DIETS:
Dieting is reducing calorie intake or eliminating food groups. Diets define what you can and cannot eat, how much you can eat and when you can eat and are by their nature, a temporary lifestyle change. click 4 more info >>>
Key Data: The University of California Los Angles [UCLA] found that 83% of dieters gained back more weight than they lost within 1 - 3 years.
Basal Metabolic Rate: The number of calories required to maintain your body at rest.The average person needs a calorie intake of 1800-2500 calories per day. A person who has been on a diet will reset their basal metabolic rate at a lower level requiring only 1000-1700 calories per day. when they stop dieting they will regain some of, most of, all of or more than the weight they lost.
The Health Risks: Constant dieting can lead to unhealthy changes in body composition, hormonal changes, reduced bone density, muscle wastage and can tigger eating disorders.