Every other little thing going on in your ‘too complex to completely understand’ body
Alcohol, caffeine, stress, certain supplements or illness are just a small number of the endless things that can have an effect on body weight. Sometimes you just have to accept that the scale is going to move from time to time- completely out of your control.
Scales can be a measure of progress in the long term but if used excessively will do nothing but weigh your self-esteem. Trying not to get too caught up in the numbers on the scale and focusing on how you feel is a much more sustainable, health-focused way to monitor progress.
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Article supplied by Emily White.
Emily White (BSc) is an Auckland based Nutritionist who specialises in breaking down diet culture, and finding peace with food and your body. She consults with an holistic, non-restrictive approach and allows her clients to tune into their own inner wisdom.