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Take the Quiz: Are You Struggling with Weight Loss Resistance?


Reviewed by Alicia Barkholtz, FNP-C of Forum Health Fond du Lac

Feeling frustrated by your efforts to lose weight? Despite your best attempts, do those extra pounds just refuse to budge? If so, you might be experiencing weight loss resistance, a common obstacle many individuals face on their journey to better health. 

What is Weight Loss Resistance? 

Weight loss resistance refers to the difficulty of losing body fat despite following a healthy diet and exercise efforts, making it challenging to shed unwanted pounds. If you’ve been adhering to a balanced diet consistently but still find it challenging to lose weight, you might be experiencing weight loss resistance

Weight Loss Resistance Causes

For many of us who find it difficult to lose weight, healthy diet might not be the only solution.  The following are factors that can contribute to the condition.

  • Menopause – hormonal changes or imbalances during menopause can make losing weight particularly challenging
  • Metabolic issues – metabolic dysfunction is closely linked to obesity, making weight loss a struggle 
  • Stress
  • Underlying chronic conditions and lifestyle habits

Sound Like You? Forum Health Can Help.

We’ve created a simple quiz to help you assess your situation. By answering a few questions, you can gain valuable insights into whether weight loss resistance might be hindering your weight-loss progress. 

Ready to take a whole-body approach to losing weight – and keeping it off? Schedule a 15-minute discovery call with a Forum Health advisor today.  

Check out weight loss programs offered by Forum Health.