10 Hidden Reasons That are Keeping You From Losing Those Pounds

8. You’re not getting the right nutrients

On paper the gluten-free craze might seem great – but in practice, diets like this where you eliminate an entire food group might be hurting more than helping your health. PopSugar says eliminating an entire food group – like carbs – can just lead to more cravings and even cause deficiencies. So instead of cutting it out, they suggest focusing on whole grains instead of white grains – and to monitor portions.