Category: Dieting Myths & Mistakes

Eggs Are NOT Bad for You – Really!

Eggs Are NOT Bad for You – Really!

September 25, 2012 | By | Add a Comment

I eat 4 eggs a day. Every. Single. Day. That’s 28 eggs a week. It’s also shocking news to anyone who hears about it (side note: my well-meaning parents are doing a good job of making my “unhealthy” eating habits known to the world). Back to the point, the question that immediately follows when people […]

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8 Glasses of Water Per Day Won’t Make the Weight Go Away

8 Glasses of Water Per Day Won’t Make the Weight Go Away

September 12, 2012 | By | Add a Comment

There’s no shortage of advice when it comes to weight loss. In fact, everyone seems to have an opinion. Naturally, this leads to many myths and misconceptions. But one of these stands head and shoulders above the rest. I’m referring to none other than the “drink 8, 8 oz. glasses of water for optimal weight […]

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Is Breakfast the Most Important Meal of the Day?

Is Breakfast the Most Important Meal of the Day?

September 12, 2012 | By | 1 Comment

Everyone knows that you should eat breakfast like a king, lunch like a prince, and dinner like a pauper. In other words, your meals should get progressively smaller throughout the day, with the greatest emphasis placed on the first: breakfast. But why is this meal so important? Actually, it isn’t despite what you’ve been told. […]

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Eat More Often, Lose More Weight, Or Not?

Eat More Often, Lose More Weight, Or Not?

September 12, 2012 | By | 1 Comment

I’ll never forget the first time I came across this bit of information. I thought I had found the holy grail of weight loss (yes, I was that excited). What am I referring to? None other than this key piece of advice: “eating several times a day – rather than a few large meals – […]

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Is Spot Reduction Possible?

Is Spot Reduction Possible?

September 12, 2012 | By | 1 Comment

Most of us have been there at one point or another: trying to burn off belly fat by doing hundreds of crunches and/or situps. That is, until we wised up and realized that burning fat from a single part of our body (otherwise known as spot reduction) was not possible. As such, this article is […]

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Can You Eat Whatever You Want If You Exercise?

Can You Eat Whatever You Want If You Exercise?

September 12, 2012 | By | 9 Comments

It’s a sad sight but a common one, nonetheless: the same people sweating on the treadmills – week after week – without making an inch of progress. No doubt you’ve witnessed this, first-hand, if you’re a regular gym-goer. And if you’re not, you probably know someone that fits the profile (i.e. the chronic exerciser who’s […]

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