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Symptoms of Undereating & Underfueling

Am I eating enough?  Let’s help you answer that question by covering the hallmark physical indicators that you’re not eating enough.


Physical Signs of Not Eating Enough & Undereating Frequently

Low energy

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Fatigue may result from undereating or lacking nutrient-dense foods, leading to B vitamin deficiencies like thiamin, riboflavin, niacin, and others.

Irregular periods 

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Your menstrual cycle reflects your overall health. Irregularities signal responses to nutrition, lifestyle, exercise, environment, hormones, or health issues.

Insatiable hunger

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Give your body a chance to achieve satiety by consuming a balance of protein, healthy fat, and high fiber carbohydrates that are balanced in nutrients.

Frequent waking during the night

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Glucose fuels the brain. Inadequate nighttime energy triggers waking signals, indicating the body needs fuel.

“Counting Macros” to a T

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Many obsess over hitting exact protein grams, treating it as gospel despite body signals.

No appetite 

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Gradually increasing calorie intake boosts digestion, improving nutrient delivery to muscles and tissues. This enhances overall body efficiency, including hormones and metabolism.



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