As you know, in today’s world there are a number of different diets out there. Some trending for a few months, others hanging around for a few years, and we can be sure to find a plethora of different new diet gimmicks every year. Diets don’t fail because we aren’t disciplined enough, or mentally strong enough — diets fail because they are not right for us from the get-go. Today’s podcast is titled Eight Reasons Your Diet Failed. A failed diet isn’t just one you can’t stick to, a failed diet is seeing success through a diet and then not being able to sustain or maintain it and re-gaining all the weight back. The definition of diet should be the kinds of foods a person, animal, or community habitually eat. Society has taken the word diet from being a noun to being a verb; the verb meaning to restrict oneself to small amounts or to eat special kinds of food to lose weight. In today’s episode, we are going to address the verb, and we dive into the eight reasons why most diets don’t work and end up being unsuccessful. So stay tuned to find out why your diet may have been unsuccessful!
Key Points From This Episode:
- Renaming the Podcast: The Self-Love Breakfast Club.
- The launching of Busy Body — Nutrition Program.
- What a failed diet means: Is it sustainable?
- What diet is supposed to mean: Noun versus verb.
- We discuss the eight reasons why your diet failed.
- Number one: You wanted it now.
- Number two: You restricted yourself.
- Number three: You aggressively changed your lifestyle.
- Number four: You lack support.
- Number five: You weren’t eating enough calories.
- Number six: You were eating too many calories.
- Number seven: You bought into a gimmick.
- Number eight: You gave up.
- The Bonus Reason: Your belief system is not aligned with your actions.
“A failed diet isn’t just you not being able to stick to it, a failed diet is seeing success through a diet and not being able to sustain or maintain it, and then going backward and gaining all the weight back.” — Chrystal Rose [0:06:50]
“I hate the word diet, not because of what it means, but from what society has turned it into.” — Chrystal Rose [0:08:15]
“When you restrict yourself, you’re more likely to obsess over what you can’t have, which 9 times out of 10, leads to binging.” — Chrystal Rose [0:11:00]
“Dieting requires sacrifice. If you want results, you’re going to have to remove yourself from social situations where you’ll be tempted, and where you won’t have support.” — Chrystal Rose [0:13:15]
“Sometimes, progress is not beating yourself up for going off plan — or it could be just being consistent.” — Chrystal Rose [0:22:20]
“Dieting is all about finding what actually works for you, not trying to force something to work for you.” — Chrystal Rose [0:23:06]
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