Dieting is a more complex concept than some people make it out to be. It isn’t always as simple as eliminating certain things from your diet, or tracking the amount of calories you eat per day. Nutrition needs to be balanced and come from the right sources. Here are some of the most common fitness tips and advice we hear that aren’t exactly true.
1) Avoid fats at all cost. This is one of the most common pieces of advice given, especially to those trying to lose weight. However, not all fats are created equal. Yes, fats in fast food, cookies, and chips can lead to high cholesterol and certain diseases. However, there are good fats found in nuts, avocados, and fish that can actually protect your heart, support your overall health, and help regulate your weight
2) Cut out snacks to lose weight. Actually, snacking in between meals is a good way to boost your metabolism and help regulate the way your body burns calories at rest. Snacking in between meals also helps curb your appetite, which helps avoid binge eating during your main meals.
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