Dieting Misconceptions

There are many common misconceptions held in society about dieting and its benefits. The first mistake is believing that simply cutting calories is a direct mathematical route to weight loss that will keep working over time. The body is an adaptable organism, and will adjust if you are dieting or accustomed to losing and gaining the same weight over and over again. Typically, weight loss begins quickly and then levels off.

Second, rapid weight loss of body fat is not actually possible. All rapid weight loss is a loss of water weight, which is burned off with the body's first-defense fat reserves.

Third, the cure for high cholesterol is not a low-fat diet. This traditional knowledge has been proven false over time as our understanding of the intake of fat.