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R. Kelly charged with bribing an official to obtain a fake ID to marry 15-year-old Aaliyah in 1994

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5 Hidden Culprits of Weight Gain

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5 Hidden Culprits of Weight Gain

You are doing everything right, or so it seems. You watch what you eat, you exercise as much as you can and yet, you are just not losing any weight, you look in the mirror and all you see is your flabby self,   glaring right back at you!

If this scenario sounds familiar, don’t despair, you are not alone. I have been there and done that too. Trying to get in shape, lose weight and build muscle and getting little or no results can be very frustrating and it even leads many people to give up altogether. If you are on that cusp, please don’t give up, if you are really, honestly doing all that you can and not getting results then its time to look under the rock for the hidden culprits.

There are some factors within and outside your immediate control that can lead to unexplained weight gain, today we are going to be exploring them and also the cures for these conditions. If any of these conditions look familiar to you, then I suggest you try the recommended cures in this article, they work.

1.       LACK OF SLEEP:

Surprise! In my experience, most people think that lack of sleep will make them lose weight; nothing could be farther from the truth. As we sleep, our bodies heal, regulate hormones and get rid of the past day’s stress. However, when we are deprived of sleep,  the body lacks sufficient recovery time and this adversely affects body function. We wake up tired, sore and groggy. Lack of sleep will also make you crave carbohydrates especially those high in added sugar because lack of sleep will leave you needing a quick energy boost. Being sleep deprived makes it more likely that you will skip exercise the day after, snack late and night and crave junk food.

Even if you manage to stick to your diet and exercise routine, as long as you are sleep deprived, it is likely that the extra weight will still stay on. The culprit in this case is a hormone, CORTISOL. It is a stress hormone, which in addition to increasing your appetite also encourages fat storage. In a nutshell, lack of sleep can disrupt your metabolism and make you fat!

THE SOLUTION:

There really is only one solution, more sleep! The average adult needs 7 to 9 hours of sleep a day to function optimally, if you schedule is so choked that you…

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