Nighttime eating makes you fatA - Put this diet myth to bed.B - There’s no conclusive proof that late-night meals cause weight gainC- It’s the too many calories that cause the increase in weightD- Still eating right before bedtime can cause heartburn and indigestionRecommendation:Try to stick to regular - low calories mealand earlier mealtimes
Coffee is not good for YouA- This is a recently debunked diet mythB- In moderation-2 to 3 cups daily- is a safe part of a healthy dietC- Studies suggest that coffee may help reduce the risk of cardiovasculardisease, diabetes, and some cancers due to its antioxidants effectsRecommendation:Keep coffee calories in check by avoiding cream, sugars andflavored syrups
Drink more water to peel off poundsA - Water is vital to your body—but a weight loss aid? NOT REALLYB - Water will help you lose weight if it keeps you away from high-caloriedrinksC- May provide satiety feelingRecommendation:Adding water to your diet, without changing anything else, makes no difference inlowering the numbers on your scale
Carbohydrates lead to weight gainA -This the most believed myth. Not all carbohydrates are bad for youB - People tend lose weight on low carbohydrates diets because there isalways calories restriction, and fewer calories add up to fewer kg overtimeRecommendation:Carbohydrates are the main source of energy to your bodiesso don’t deprive your body from its fuel.
Skip breakfast and You will lose weightA- It seems like an easy diet win: Skip breakfast and youll lose weight.B- Yet some studies show the opposite can be true. Not eating breakfast canmake you hungry later, leading to too much nibbling and binge eating atlunch and dinner.Recommendation:To lose weight -- and keep it off –always make time for a healthymorning meal, like high-fiber cereal, low-fat milk, and fruits
Tips for spotting Diet MythsIf it sounds Ask yourself,“to good to be true”, “who says so?”it definitely is. Is the information based on only one small study? There is no secret ingredient to weight loss or maintenance. Eating right and exercise are what matters