WORLD OBESITY DAY

10 WEIGHT LOSS MYTHS YOU SHOULDN’T BELIEVE 

Published By MintGenie Team | 04 Mar, 2024

All Calories Have Same Effect

Calories derived from different sources do not exert uniform effects on health and weight. Protein, for instance, can boost metabolism, decrease appetite, and enhance the functioning of hormones that regulate weight.
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Losing Weight is a Linear Process

Weight loss is often a gradual process, and the journey is typically non-linear, with occasional fluctuations in your weight both upwards and downwards.
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Weight Loss Supplements Are Effective

The majority of weight loss supplements are not effective, and the few that show results typically contribute only modest weight loss.
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Obesity is More About Willpower Than Biology

Obesity is a multifaceted disorder influenced by various genetic, biological, and environmental factors, making weight loss more than a matter of sheer willpower.
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Eat Less, Move More

Advising individuals with weight issues to simply eat less and exercise more is ineffective counsel that seldom yields long-term results.
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Carbs Lead to Weight Gain

Low-carb diets prove highly efficient for weight loss. Nonetheless, it's essential to note that carbohydrates are not the root cause of obesity. Whole, single-ingredient carbohydrate-based foods are exceptionally nutritious.
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Fats Make You Obese

Blaming fat for the obesity epidemic is common, but although it adds to overall calorie intake, fat alone is not the sole cause of weight gain.
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Eating Breakfast is Essential for Weight Loss

Although it's a common belief that people who skip breakfast tend to weigh more, scientific studies indicate that whether you eat or skip breakfast doesn't impact weight loss.
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Diets Designed for Weight Loss are Effective

Contrary to the claims of the weight loss industry, relying on diets often proves ineffective. Instead of hopping from one diet to another, a more successful approach is to make lasting lifestyle changes.
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Diet Foods Contribute to Weight Loss

Products labelled as diet foods are often disguised junk foods, being heavily processed and potentially containing hidden ingredients.
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