The people who insist on giving this advice quite literally do not know what they are talking about. Any fat/overweight/obese person who has followed this advice knows that it doesn't work. - It will make you tired, cold, hungry, irritable, depressed, ill. - What it won't do it make you slim.
There has never been any evidence to support the 'Eat Less, Do More' fallacy. - The hypothesis has never even been scientifically put to the test! - It has just been an arrogant assumption made by people who have not appreciated that just because something appears obvious, then it must be a fact. These ill-informed people are the modern-day equivalent of the flat-earthers. - Remember them? - The superstitious people who believed that the earth was flat and that we shouldn't sail too far in case we sailed over the edge?
The fact is that obesity is caused by fluid retention, not by overeating. Almost everyone who is overweight is sensitive to salt and this means that for them, eating salt leads to some salt retention and thirst and a lot of the water in whatever they drink tends to get retained by the body. Slim people haven't got this salt sensitivity problem. Their bodies excrete any excess salt and excess water in the urine. This is why they remain slim. The overweight people have excess salt/sodium and water in their blood stream. If they substantially reduce their intake of salt and salty food they will lose weight fast and safely, without dieting or going hungry, and will feel much better and have more energy.
Prescription drugs including many steroids, many antidepressants, anti-psychotics and epilepsy drugs as well as other pharmaceuticals, are a major cause of fluid retention/obesity and especially of morbid obesity. - Avoid taking prescription drugs unless they are absolutely necessary.
Furthermore, the fluid retention problem often leads on to fat retention - which, surprisingly, is not caused by eating too much fat, but by mineral deficiencies, principally calcium deficiency. - Read on:
Lose weight, reduce your risk of most cancers, high blood pressure, type 2 diabetes, heart disease, heart attack, vascular dementia, stroke, osteopenia, osteoporosis, hypercholesterolaemia, depression, liver and kidney problems, and improve your health in many other ways without drugs, hunger or expense by eating less salt! - Try it! - You will feel so much better! See my website www.wildeaboutsteroids.co.uk
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