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    I really cant afford to gain weight this radam. Why exactly do we gain weight though? At the end if the day, your eating less calories than you would on a normal day. Doesnt that mean you shoukd be LOOSING weight? Im so confused


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    Because your body thinks your starving yourself so it stores fat.
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    (Original post by sabrinaa1234)
    I really cant afford to gain weight this radam. Why exactly do we gain weight though? At the end if the day, your eating less calories than you would on a normal day. Doesnt that mean you shoukd be LOOSING weight? Im so confused


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    Cause of Iftaar, think of all those pakoras and samosas you've had lol
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    Because you basically binge-eat afterwards. You have breakfast at Iftaari and dinner at night, meaning you're only missing one meal, which you compensate for when you eat all that food afterwards lol
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    You can lose weight on Ramadan if you don't binge eat between iftaar and suhoor..
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    You're eating more than you think
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    Based on what I've seen - it's because people over-eat at iftaar and consume the equivalent of 3 meals anyway. Starving for the whole day slows down your metabolism but to counteract that, if you don't eat less than you would on a typical day outside Ramadan, you're bound to put on weight more easily.
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    Lol it's simple. You binge eat.

    Your body needs X calories a day to maintain your weight. Taking in a calorie surplus = gain in weight. People take in too many calories because they can feel like they can eat whatever they want since they've been fasting the whole day.
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    if you only miss one proper meal that's like 500cals you're down on a normal day, maybe 1000 with snacks... you will probably be less active if you're tired/hungry/dehydrated so you'll burn less than a normal day

    you can easily eat an extra 1000 calories once the sun goes down if you have a large meal
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    Your gaining weight because your probably already eating ALL the wrong food
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    Probably the almighty Allah looking after your best interests.

    If not I give up.
 
 
 
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