Today’s high-tech world provides endless ways to attain information about anything and everything, whether it’s from television, social media, or apps – or through more high-touch methods like family and friends. It’s easy to be misinformed of common myths which appear sound and credible at initial pass but actually are the contrary. This happens frequently in the fitness world. Health and wellness is a science and, oftentimes, science is ignored in lieu of quick fixes and too-good-to-be-true diet programs and exercise regimens. Sometimes, these myths are shared over and over, so much so that they become embedded in our brains. Here are examples of nutrition myths frequently misinterpreted as facts.
With myriad fad diets coming and going, it’s hard to keep track of what truly works relative to sustained weight loss. For as much information to which we have access through fitness and diet resources, there is just as much – if not more – misinformation on the internet, in magazines, and even from your best work pal. The important part of weight loss is to know which data are scientifically sound and which are out there to push product. Here are a few weight-loss myths to keep in mind.