95% of people, who try to lose weight, regain it within 2-5 years. What is the “SET POINT” Theory?
In the set point theory, scientists that our body decides how much we should weigh and fixes this weight as a “SET POINT”
- Metabolically active tissues, such as the stomach, send messages to the brain.
- The brain decides the amount of fat the body should store, called the “SET POINT”.
- The brain signals the rest of the body to store fat to reach the “SET POINT”.
: When we diet, the body thinks it is starving.
: The body releases hormones to save energy and causes hunger.
: Weight returns as the body tries to get back to the 1st point.
Why do i Regain Weight?
:Even though changing your set point is hard, there are ways to help you achieve sustainable weight loss.