Wondering if you’re in starvation mode? If so, you can officially stop wondering, BECAUSE YOU’RE DEFINITELY NOT IN STARVATION MODE. Here’s why…

Basically, the person has created a caloric deficit that is TOO LARGE (typically as a result of “not eating enough”), and their body has responded by holding on to all of their fat stores or potentially even causing them to gain additional fat… all despite being in a caloric deficit.

This, in a nutshell, is “starvation mode,” and it’s one of the most common theories a person will have for why they aren’t losing any fat even though they’re supposedly doing everything right.

While this theory sounds nice, it has one minor flaw…

It’s bullshit.

Google the Minnesota starvation experiment to learn more about these guys right here. Done in the 40s. Wouldn’t be approved today.