The short answer is…..because we assume it is due to excess calories and not enough exercise.And although these are factors, they are often not THE answer.
It is also not about the total calories but rather, where the calories are coming from. In other words, what types of foods you are eating. We can all agree that 200 calories worth of Oreo cookies does not provide the same health benefit as 200 calories worth of broccoli. In fact, most of today’s current diets have more in common than not. They are all filled with non-processed, real foods and a variety of colorful fruits and vegetables.
But what if you are one of those people already on this healthy diet, eating clean and getting in daily activity but still can’t lose weight. You then have what we call, “resistant weight loss” which is much more complex and best treated through a functional medicine approach as this article will discuss.
Resistant Weight Loss and a Functional Medicine Approach
There are several potential causes of resistant weight loss.Read More