For most women, it’s an all too familiar scenario: you’ve been conscientiously trying to shed a kilo for a week, but come Sunday’s weigh-in, the scales haven’t moved at all. At times like these, it’s easy to lose your weight-loss mojo, but before you throw your hands in the air, try playing detective. Even the savviest of slimmers can fall prey to some common mistakes, so the trick is to figure out which particular trap is tripping you up and then fix it—fast. Watch out for these seven unexpected reasons that your diet isn’t working, and reap the body benefits.
Jul 10, 2012