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Reverse Dieting

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Reverse Dieting is a trend that is fundamentally all about eating more and doing less and is all about adjusting your metabolism.

It’s the dawn of a New Year and the first resolution that most people make is to lose weight. And to implement that, the first option is to go on a diet. What that means is naturally to eat less and workout more. However, what if you could eat more and workout less and still lose weight? Well, that might sound like an oxymoron in a diet dictionary but there is more to it than what meets the eye which is what reverse diets are all about. To explain it simplistically, weight gain is common after a dieting phase. This weight is often gained due to the sudden rate of calorie increase and the slow metabolic adaptation of the body to the new way of eating. A diet after a diet is what reverse dieting is all about and it aims to minimize fat gain while maximizing and increasing metabolism post a calorie restricted diet. 

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