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Why Is Your Diet Still Not Working?

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There is nothing worse than grafting hard with a diet only to see very limited results. Unfortunately, it is the situation that millions of people find themselves in. 


If your approach to nutrition isn’t working, you must change this ASAP. After all, repeating the same process and expecting different results is the definition of madness. Learning to identify the reasons for your failure is the first step to success. Here’s what else you can do.


It Doesn’t Align To Your Needs


No two people are the same. Ultimately, you need a diet that matches your body type, dimensions, goals, and physical activity levels. Likewise, you’ll need to consider any digestive issues or dietary needs that you may have. Frankly, the average person does not have the knowledge to make calculated choices, which is why they fail. A professional nutritionist can put you on the right track through a deeper understanding of food. The added sense of accountability will naturally inspire you to seek better results too. Perfect.


No Exercise


It is possible to lose or gain weight in a healthy way solely through exercise. Still, it should be noted that you cannot get the best results unless you combine the two aspects. Not least because it can feed into your bid for reduced anxiety and improved mental health. Through a combination of cardio and strength training, your results will become far greater. Moreover, when you have a fitness plan in place, you can eat around it for a more structured plan. The correct pre and post-workout eating will truly transform your life forever. 


A Lack Of Consistency


There is little point in following a diet for one week then losing it for another. Consistency is king for both the body and mind. Therefore, you need to ensure that your diet is affordable and convenient. This may require batch cooking to save time in the week or similar tasks. Once you get into the new habits, maintaining them becomes easier. There’s nothing wrong with having a night out or taking a vacation. When you do, though, it’s vital that you learn to make less damaging choices and get back on track ASAP. falling into bad habits won’t do.


No Enjoyment


Consistency isn’t only achieved through convenience. You will also require a sense of mental engagement. This is what will turn a diet into a lifestyle change. Again, it’s something that your nutritionist can help you with. Meanwhile, you can find plenty of fun recipes for entertaining friends and family. Alternatively, teaching kids to cook can be highly rewarding. As soon as you develop a better relationship with cooking and eating, your diet will improve for the long haul. A conscious thought process will ensure that eating matches your goals. 


No Motivation


Finally, you won’t get anywhere with your diet (or other life goals) until you are motivated. Define your goals and remind yourself of why you want to achieve them. When you are truly passionate about finally making things work, you will.

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