• Shruti GOCHHWAL

7 Unusual Things That Happen When You Lose Weight

Everyone desires a trim and toned physique. Unfortunately, most people’s busy lifestyle never leaves them with enough time to focus on their health. The result? Unwanted weight gain in the form of the belly, hip, and thigh fat. At the same time, many work hard to get rid of the extra pounds. Although it takes months of sincere effort and discipline, the result is always worth it.

Weight loss comes with its own set of side effects. Body changes after weight loss aren’t the only visible effect that you may notice. You also experience many unusual things that you never did before. It’s like a whole new you. Keep scrolling to know what surprises await you as a leaner, toned up version of yourself.

 Unusual Things That You Experience After Weight Loss

  1. You’ll reach out for more warm clothes.

  2. Bland foods will seem tastier than before.

  3. You’ll not know what clothes to buy.

  4. People will have lots of opinions about you.

  5. You’ll need to invest more on high-quality moisturisers.

  6. Snoring will bid you goodbye.

  7. You’ll become a health guru.

1.  You’ll Reach out for More Warm Clothes

Warm clothes

Woman wearing warm clothes, Credit: Pixabay


As you lose the fat in your body, the levels of thyroid hormone also lower. Consequently, you become sensitive to cold. Before losing weight, you might have felt hot most of the time. Now, its opposite will happen. You’ll be the first one to switch off the AC or the fan in your room.

2.  Bland Foods Will Seem Tastier Than Before

Tasty healthy food

Woman enjoying eating a salad, Credit: Pixabay


You won’t be picky about food anymore. The taste buds of people who are overweight is used to the taste of a variety of food. On the other hand, those who are losing weight stick to more or less the same kind of food every day. Their taste buds become more sensitive to different types of food items, and hence what seems to be bland before becomes tastier.

3.  You’ll Not Know What Clothes to Buy

Clothes health

Woman seeing clothes, Credit: Pixabay


It’s a guarantee that you’ll have to spend some money buying new clothes. Weight loss of more than 20 pounds will make all your clothes too big for you. Venturing into a clothing store, you’ll not have the option of going to your old section of plus size clothes anymore. It might take you hours to figure out what to ultimately buy that will fit your new body size while complimenting your physique.

4.  People Will Have Lots of Opinions About You

Gossip, opinions

People gossiping about a person, Credit: Pixabay


Unfortunately, it’s true. There will be some people who will not even notice that you’ve lost weight, while others will keep speculating about how you achieved your target weight. Most of the people will harbor their own opinions about your weight loss journey so far. It can even go upto the extent of you becoming a source of criticism and suspicion. But don’t let others’ opinions put your spirits down.

5.  You’ll Need to Invest More on High-Quality Moisturisers

Skin-care, moisturizers

high-end skincare products, Credit: Pixabay


Sagging skin due to muscle loss is one of the common rapid weight loss side effects. Many people rely on crash dieting, diet pills, and supplements to lose weight in a short amount of time. It leads to muscle loss instead of fat loss. When your body doesn’t have enough muscle to support itself, it begins to sag. To achieve a more plump and youthful skin, eat a well-balanced diet filled with enough vitamins and minerals. At the same time, invest in some high-quality moisturizers to moisturize and bring that glow back in your skin.

6.  Snoring Will Bid You Goodbye

No snoring

Man snoring while sleeping, Credit: Pixabay


Problems like snoring occur due to excessive fat in the neck, chest, and belly area. There’s good news here as even a slight weight loss of 5-10 pounds will greatly minimize the problem of heavy snoring. Snoring weight loss is intimately connected with weight loss. As you lose weight, other sleep disorders like sleep apnea will also vanish.

7.  You’ll Become a Health Guru

Health advice

Women talking, Credit: Pixabay


Seeing your impressive weight loss will prompt your colleagues, family members, and friends to come to you for advice. They will want to know how you managed to shed weight and what challenges you had to face. They’ll also ask for nutrition advice themselves. It’s your duty to supply them with authentic information.

There you go! As you move towards your goal weight, you might have already started to experience one or the other of the above mentioned things. These unusual and surprising things are a part of your weight loss journey. Don’t let the negatives get you down. You are on the right track. Keep it up!

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