Even worse, the fitness industry is selling us products that do not really work.
We train 7x a week in the gym, when the truth is that nutrition is often the limiting factor in weight loss.
We do week long juice fasts even though deep down we know, that this is not really going to help us take this weight off long-term.
The card is really stacked against us. While being overweight is a choice, being overweight is not our fault. It’s an important distinction there.
It’s as Dr. Greger said: The question is not “Why are so many people fat?” But rather, given how obesity inducing our food system is, “Why isn’t everyone fat?”
So here’s what you can do if you find yourself in the situation of being overweight, and are not happy with the status quo:
It all starts with realizing that being overweight is a choice. It’s something that you do have REAL, tangible control over.
The 2nd step is realizing that the cards are stacked against you.