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The Undiet-Diet Approach: Guide to Intuitive Eating

Posted by Carmen Chu on

The Undiet-Diet Approach: Guide to Intuitive Eating

Phew - we know all too well how exhausting this string of festivities can be.  
It is then usually followed by many people setting out their weight loss New Year’s Resolutions and convincing themselves that this is the year and it’s going to be a fresh start!

 

Sounds familiar, or is it just me? Haha…

Well, if you’re a chronic dieter like me who has pretty much tried all the diets in the book, you would probably know that in the end, all the extreme diets will probably lead you back to square one (or even worse than where you started). 

I mean, we really can’t blame ourselves.  The dieting culture that we live in today is constantly bombarding us with new diets every year with the latest one claiming to be the most “effective” for sustainable weight loss.

 

These are a list of diets over the years (and this isn’t even the full list!)

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Why Too Much Cardio is Making You Fat and What to Do About It

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Why Too Much Cardio is Making You Fat and What to Do About It

Being a cardio bunny myself for years, I know what it’s like to be addicted to exercise. Nothing feels better than after a sweaty gym session and feeling all those endorphins surge through your body after you step off the machine. Trust me, I get it.

 

I also felt that the only way to lose weight is by doing excessive hours on the treadmill and trying to burn as much calories as I can. Sure, I lost weight a lot of weight, and pretty quickly too. But, I also gained a lot of weight back + MORE after my body and hormones went out of whack. I put my body under so much stress - my joints were aching, I couldn't sleep, I felt exhausted all the time, and even though I spent all this time at the gym, I still felt so unfit!

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