Sodium intake leads to water retention, causing weight gain. Fast food & restaurant meals are high in sodium. Home-cooked foods too.
Balance sodium & potassium for proper hydration & weight management. Aim for around 3,400 mg of potassium daily for men 19+
Medications can cause weight gain (up to 15% of obesity cases). Common culprits: depression meds, heart disease drugs, steroids, and supplements.
Stopping diuretics may cause fluid weight gain, not true weight gain. Consult your doctor for clarification.
Rise Nation: Efficient, safe workout with trendy club feel. Small class size (31 climbers max) ensures great form. Ideal boutique class size: 12 or fewer.
Switching from keto to higher carb diet shows scale difference. Carbs store as glycogen with water, essential for exercise and health (fiber).
Weight loss often doesn't last. Our body seeks balance, leading regained pounds. Normal, even with maintained routines.
Stop smoking -> increased appetite -> potential weight gain. 2019 JAMA study: those who quit usually gain moderate weight.
1 in 5 adults have hypothyroidism, causing weight gain. Other hormone disorders like Cushing's may also lead to weight gain with additional symptoms.
Sudden weight gain may indicate fluid retention due to endocrine issues, heart failure, kidney problems, or liver disease. See a doctor promptly.
Lack of sleep can lead to increased eating of high-calorie foods, especially for new parents, potentially causing weight gain.