Some Myths Busted About Weight Loss

The number of people who suffer from weight issues is massive. They try their level best to reduce by taking pills, having weight loss shakes and by going to gyms. They are often driven by myths relating to food when it comes to weight loss. As a result they are unable to get proper direction that aids in loss of weight. Below are few of the diet myths busted that will help obese people tremendously.

Myth 1: Fad diets aid in permanent weight reduction

This is a common myth but the fact remains that such diets are not the best way in doing so. Fad diets tell people to eat what is low in calories. This makes them deprived of high calorie food luxuries and soon they switch back to eating those foods after some time. The diet misses out the essential nutrients that a body requires. Another point is that abnormal weight loss is not good as it increases certain risks like gallstone developments and heart rate abnormalities. Hence it is recommended losing approx. 1 to 2 pounds in a week by adopting a healthy lifestyle which includes eating right and doing physical activities. Eating right includes making healthy selections in food and also eating in moderations.

Myth 2: Low-carb and high protein are a good way to lose weight.

Eating a diet which is low in carbs and high in proteins makes one deprived of essentials like fruits, whole grains and vegetables. Having high protein diet means including eggs, cheese and meat in your diet and removing other important food items like ones listed above. This altogether means you are not taking a balanced diet. High protein and low carb diet increases your chances of being weak, feeling tired and feeling nauseous. Less than 130 grams of carbs in a day can create ketones in blood. This altogether leads the body to produce excess of uric acid which further leads to problems like gout and kidney stones. Pregnant women and diabetic people should altogether avoid such situations to arise. Hence, it is suggested to have an eating plan that has adequate amounts of fats, proteins and carbohydrates. In addition, fruits, vegetables and whole grains are required to be taken.

There are many online websites and blogs that promote healthy diets in terms of weight loss factor program. They are started by individuals who have been benefitted by using the above strategy. Certainly having inadequate items like weight loss shakes and pills does not help in the long-run.


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