Have you been dieting and exercising for weeks and months and not shredding the weight? Dairy could be the reason that is preventing you from shredding those kilos. Many people are not aware of certain food intolerance such as the lack of the digestive enzyme, lactase, prevalent in lactose intolerance. Over time, food intolerance from dairy can manifest resulting in bloating and water-weight gain.
HOW DO I KNOW IF I AM DAIRY INTOLERANT?
A gastroenterologist or physician can assist you diagnose the problem. In the meant time, you can determine the problem yourself by simply eliminating dairy from your diet. Dr. Elizabeth W. Boham, M.D., R.D., a family practitioner at The UltraWellness Center in Lenox, Massachusetts, suggests to begin removing dairy completely your diet for at least two weeks. If you do not notice a difference, additionally you should eliminate gluten, eggs, soy and nuts. After a few weeks slowly introduce each of the foods, one at the time, and watch for any reactions. This will help to determining if dairy is slowing down your weight loss or any of the aforementioned foods.
If dairy has a sever reaction to hindering you weight loss, I suggest eliminating it from your diet totally. If you have a mild reaction, then take a probiotic supplement as it will help restore good bacteria to your gut and prevent bloating or water weight gain. (Learn how to heal the gut by clicking here). If you simply cannot live without dairy, I suggest that you try out Lactaid, a product that helps you breakdown dairy products and does not lead to bloating and water weight gain. Click here to learn more about Lactaid.