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The success of our weight loss effort is measured by an average across time, and not by day-to-day.
This means that we should look at weight-loss trend across several days, or even across weeks.
There are too many physiological dynamics occurring constantly in the body — hormonal fluctuation, variable salt intake, electrolyte imbalances, and water mobility. (Even stress can trigger excess cortisol, which causes water retention.)
Fat loss is just one of the many variables in a complex equation. What’s going on with the other variables — like water retention — can mask fat loss, making it appear that the diet you’re on is failing.
When the other variables “align” just right, the fat loss will then be very apparent.
In other words, keep pressing forward.