When it comes to dieting, popular wisdom is hit and miss, so you should be well informed before making any decisions which may end up pointless or even harmful for your health and your weight loss plan. Once you know the worst diet tips ever, it’ll be easier to avoid bad advice.
From eating “diet” foods without actually checking the label to other misconceptions about cleanses and crash diets, here are the big don’ts of dieting.
While they may have less calories, fats or carbs, foods that are marketed as “diet” options aren’t always better for you, or even for your weight loss plan. Many diets foods, especially those advertised as low fat, still have high levels of sugar and a high glycemic index. They’re also usually highly processed and may lack important nutrients.