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Myths and Facts To Successful Weight Loss:Low/Non-fat food products have few calories and can be eaten anytime and as desired.

Types of Food Myth 2C: Low and Non-fat food products have very few calories and can be eaten anytime and as desired.

Myth = It is true that a  low-fat or non-fat food is often lower in fat than the same size portion of the full-fat natural version, so fat-free products may help reduce overall dietary fat, but they are not the magical formula for attaining and maintaining a healthy weight. Continue reading

Myths and Facts To Successful Weight Loss: Nuts are fattening and you should not eat them if you want to lose weight.

Types of Food Myth 2A: Nuts are fattening and you should not eat them if you want to lose weight.

Myth = Actually, in small amounts, nuts can be part of a healthy weight loss program.  Nuts are high in calories and fat, however, most nuts contain heart-healthy monounsaturated fat that help lower blood cholesterol levels.  Nuts are also good sources of protein, dietary fiber, and minerals including magnesium and copper.

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