According to a recent survey, only one in every eight adult Americans actually knows how many calories they should be eating in a day. This is odd, because almost 75% of adult Americans have reported recently changing their eating habits (the overwhelming majority of which did it in an effort to lose weight).
So 75% have changed their eating habits, but only 1 in 8 know the basic principal of how many calories to consume. This is the reason that most people who are trying to drop pounds are screaming “why isn’t the scale moving??”
The study also showed that over half of the respondents (57%) considered themselves overweight, while 8% said they were obese. In reality, 34% of people are obese and 33% of people are overweight.
Denial and lack of knowledge are the main reasons you aren’t dropping the weight.
You MUST be educated on nutrition and fitness and what it actually takes to get results. You can’t stab wildly in the dark and hope to get results. Set up an appointment, and speak with a professional. Call today.
Kelly Turner is a Seattle area ACE Certified Personal Trainer, health and fitness writer and editor of the fitness website, PhysiqueSpeak.com. To contact Kelly with any questions, you can email her at firstname.lastname@example.org.