6 POPULAR MYTHS OF LOSING WEIGHT
Have you ever thought that someday you’re going to lose weight and look like Katrina Kaif or maybe Tom Cruise? Today we live in a world that’s filled with people’s opinions and views about different issues and problems. Any person who needs guidance or help regarding problems of any financial or health issue would prefer talking about it first to his/her dear ones.
Talking about people’s opinions, here MYTH plays a huge role in a person’s mind.
A myth is a traditional story, mostly regarding supernatural beliefs or events. Myths are basically widely used but are considered as false belief or ideas…
So here are 6 interesting yet funny myths about HOW TO LOSE WEIGHT FAST.
1: GARCINIA CAMBOGIA
The myth about this fruit, Garcinia Cambogia which is mostly grown in moist forest in southwest India, Myanmar and Indonesia is that, a person having this fruit might lose weight easily without any side effects. Fact that researches have had trials on various people who took Garcinia Cambogia , have come to a conclusion that intake of this fruit is not only a myth but also resulted in liver damage and several other reactions.
2: NO INTAKE OF MEAT There is always a debate on the topic if whether absolute no intake of meat can help in reducing weight, so here is the truth several studies have suggested that higher protein are effective not only for weight loss, but also requires an overall energy reduction to achieve weight loss. A study on overweight women supported the fact that a diet that had a moderately increased protein intake would actually result in weight loss and improved lipid profiles. This study also found no difference between poultry and red meat. Which in turn supports that a controlled amount of the intake of red meat is surprisingly effective in weight loss rather than absolute no intake of meat.
3: GIVING UP ALL YOUR FAVORITE FOOD
Giving up all your favorite food sounds terrible right? Well here’s good news! It’s a myth. A person can indeed have his favorite food and yet be of a lesser weight person. The goal is to keep a track of what food you eat and not completely giving up your favorite food.
4: NO INTAKE OF RICE
Grains aren’t necessarily fattening. The Dietary Guideline for Americans 2015-2020 recommended that consumption of grains should be added a part of a healthy eating plan. Grains which specifically include whole wheat, rice, pasta etc. So rice eaters don’t fall into this myth of no intake of rice could help you lose weight faster.
5: HIT THE GYM HARD
Many times people are influenced by others when they say they lost weight faster after going to gym but asking your body for a rigorous new routine overnight can backfire. This can lead to injury or burnout it can most of the times lead to behaviors that cause even more weight gain.
6: DRINKING WATER HELPS IN LOOSING WEIGHT FASTER
Drinking water is the best remedy in keeping oneself hydrated but in losing weight faster is just a myth. Sometimes thirst could also be mistaken for hunger leading in more intakes of unhealthy snacks which in turn wouldn’t lead to weight loss.
At the end the, you need to remember one needs to love his/her body however it is also every person has been gifted with his own knowledge and it is indeed a wise thing to always re check anything that a person says or gives opinions on. As it is said myths could also lead a person in a wrong direction hence facts play a major role in the society as well as a part of a person’s life.