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Forget The Myths About Weight Loss To Lose Weight

Update Date: Feb 02, 2016 02:06 PM EST

Like most people caught in the weight-loss programs of the world, you must be caught in the unbreakable treadmill of trying various techniques to lose it. Here are a few myths you can fight, according to HNGN.

First of all, don't get taken in by the myth that carbohydrates are a natural enemy of weight loss. They are your friends, and give your body glucose, which translates into energy for effective functioning. Eat lots of healthy carbohydrates, such as whole-wheat and oatmeal, according to shape.

Secondly, it's a myth that low-fat or fat-free food is healthy. Most of them might contain sugar and additional additives. Even 'natural' foods may be a wrong marketing trick to sell products. They may not be the organic foods that you believe them to be.

Thirdly, though you need to keep off from certain foods, you have to indulge in some kinds in order to improve your body's leptin levels. You can stave off hunger if you cheat on your diet once in a while, but it should be moderate, and planned properly.

Fourthly, those who are gluten-intolerant or lactose-intolerant might feel that some foods need to be eliminated totally. However, you need to take the advice of a good nutritionist or dietitian, while all food groups should be included. Otherwise, if you remove some kinds of groups, you won't really help with weight loss.

Next, you need to rely not merely on the weighing machine, but also examine the body mass index, blood pressure and cholesterol levels, as well as body fat readings, says Daily Mail.

Finally, work out a reasonable exercise regimen. Long and tiring cardio sessions won't help as much as a few variations of exercises to keep off the pounds and strengthen the muscles. Don't overindulge in exercise, but just put in some reasonable exercises that would help you to lose calories and fats over time.

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