Not every diet strategy works. If you follow the wrong rules, you could end up gaining just as much weight as you try to lose. Instead of counting calories, focus on the quality of what you are eating and let your body do the math.
In today’s world, dieting means only one thing: eat less. Therefore here are some mistakes we all do when it comes to dieting:
1. Mistake: Focusing on what we cannot eat:
No sweets, no oily food, no chats etc so when start dieting, we focus more on what we should not eat rather than what we should eat. We forget that dieting is all about consumption of right food.
There are some cases where people survive with just a glass of water in the name of food. So guys we need to understand dieting do allows us to eat all types of food, it’s just that the food needs to be healthy.
2. Myth: the less we eat, the more weight we lose:
When it comes to diet, we tend to eat like birds. Seriously people, dieting does not mean you have to starve yourself. We always forget that the quality of food is more important than quantity of food. Eating less food means inviting all kinds of health problems.
3. Mistake: fad diets
Fad diets usually promise rapid weight loss or other health advantages such as longer life.
Fad diets are very popular because because they require very little effort and provides dramatic results. However, since they often cut out key foods, fad diets may cause symptoms such as dehydration, weakness & fatigue, constipation, inadequate vitamin and mineral intake.
4.myth: you need to cut out your favorite foods
Dieting does not mean not having your favorite foods. You can still have your favorite food while trying to achieve a healthy weight but make sure you have limited servings of sweets and carbs and balance it with plenty of vegetables, fruits and protein.
5.mistake: forgetting the necessary steps
There are few steps you need to follow when it comes to dieting in order to achieve good results like exercise, proper sleep, healthy food etc. However, some of us might think to take a shortcut like fad diets out of laziness which is a big No. Only when you follow all the necessary steps, you will reach your target.