Factors that Influence Your Weight

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Factors that Influence Your Weight Lifestyle Automobile – even though 25% of trips are les than a mile, we always take the car. TV – TV time directly correlates to obesity Computer – socializing, shopping, and playing games have become sedentary Friends – the more strongly we identify with a friend, the more likely we are to match their weight gain. Y-Yo Dieting/Weight Cycling – rapid weight loss by dieting causes the body to horde calories when we return to normal eating Stress Response – fat is deposited differently and appetite is stimulated under chronic stress conditions. Do Quick Fixes Work? The diet industry has effectively catered to people who are looking for ‘fast’ weight loss. The diet industry takes in about $55.4 billion a year. The concept of fad diets has been around for decades, promising quick weight loss with minimal effort – “its easy!” (no strenuous exercise required!) Many dietitians and physicians are critical of fad diets and encourage more balance… Energy Balance The relationship between
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