Have you ever tried a diet that basically required you to starve yourself?
So you go all day and nibble on a carrot, salad, and a few almonds, and then the darkness falls upon the earth, leaving you rummaging through the pantry for absolutely anything.
Preferably something chocolate or salty!
No, just me? Okay never mind
Come on, I know I’m not alone here. Don’t be shy to admit it; this is a comfortable and judge-free zone. There is nothing you can say that would shock me. I have had the pleasure of training hundreds of clients, and I can relate to every single one of them. All of us, dieters/humans, have one thing in common.
We all have a weakness.
Mine happens to be food, which causes my weight to go up and down, then back up.
The stress of seeing the scale creep up made me resort to eating very little throughout the day, and then at night, I turned into a savage beast. I would then wake up every morning beyond frustrated with myself and swear that tonight would be different. But it never is or will be if I continue to starve during the day.
Our bodies need fuel!
We need fuel to think clearly, work out, and function like a rational human being. The thought of staving yourself and still have the expectations of carrying on with your daily duties is a joke. And you’re fooling yourself if you think starvation works.
But don’t take my word for it. Go ahead and try it out and let me know if your muscle tone is increasing and if your mental state is still intact. Oh, let me know if you start to see your hair thinning out because it likely will.
I highly encourage everyone to stay away from diets that suggest that you stay away from fruit, potatoes, meat (unless you’re a vegan), or yogurt. It will be impossible for you to reach 4700 mg of potassium each day.
Some Side Effects Of Starving Your Body
- thyroid malfunction
- low potassium
- slowing heart rate
- heart attack
- organ failure
- blood pressure drop
I added this pic to Let’s Talk Potatoes,
the other day and I will continue to show it so I can stress how important it is for our body to intake at least 4700 mg of potassium every day.
Please let me know if you have any questions or concerns. I will be more than happy to address them. Now run along and eat something; your body is counting on you!
You could have chosen any blog to read, but you chose mine, and I’m honored!