4 Common Weight Loss Mistakes

Posted By: grn | March 21, 2017
Common Weight Loss Mistakes

Have You Made Any Weight Loss Mistakes Lately?

There is a lot of information and advice on diet and nutrition available on the internet. With so much information it is easy to make mistakes related to weight loss. It is our responsibility to be more discerning of which information to believe and rely on.

4 Weight Loss Sins

Cutting calories

Calorie counting is one of the best ways to lose weight and stay fit. However, if you do it too fast and too much, you are more likely to fail. Any drastic change in your diet may cause your system to go crazy. Cut calories aggressively, and your body could go into starvation mode, where it stores fat instead of burning them. And that’s not the result you want to see when you’re willing to starve yourself. So, make sure to cut calories the right way.

Cutting carbohydrates

It’s a common belief that carbohydrates will make you fat. Hence, people cut carbs when trying to lose weight. Unfortunately, eliminating carbohydrates from your diet would mean decreased energy levels. Who wants to feel sluggish all day? To avoid committing such major weight loss mistakes, stock up on complex carbs. Replace white potato and white bread, simple carbs to brown rice and sweet potato.

Eating carelessly

Ever heard of mindful eating? This is when people combine awareness with eating, savoring every morsel, chewing food properly, and enjoying other people’s company at the dinner table. Careless eating is the opposite of this. It involves eating just about anything you find when hungry, and snacking even when you’ve already snacked. Regardless of how small the amount you eat, it can add up when done too many times a day.

Prioritizing supplements

Vitamins and mineral supplements are good for your health. In fact, they can provide those vitamins and minerals that your food could not provide. However, they are called supplements for a reason. It cannot take precedence over a healthy diet and healthy food choices. In addition, it is important that you choose your supplements wisely. Firstly, set a target of what you want to achieve while taking them, and then choose the right product.

Are you looking for supplements to boost testosterone levels? How about supplements for increased energy?

If you want to avoid making big nutrition mistakes, we recommend you to see a dietitian. Someone who can advise you on how to eat healthily and live a healthy lifestyle.


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