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Myths and Facts to Successful Weight Loss: Carbohydrates are bad for your diet plan.

Good weight loss diet plans include carbohydrates.Carbohydrates Myth 3A: Carbohydrates are bad for your diet.

Myth = It used to be fat that got the bad rap many years ago and now its carbohydrates taking the finger-pointing when to comes to our being overweight.  When trying to lose weight, be mindful of the kinds of carbohydrates we are eating and of course, how much we are eating. That doesn’t mean we should ban all carbohydrates from our weight loss diet plan. Continue reading

Myths and Facts To Successful Weight Loss: Trans Fats are the most unhealthy fat and should be avoided.

"No Trans Fat Here!"Types of Food Myth 2D: Trans Fats are the most unhealthy fat and should be avoided.

Fact = Your diet plan must avoid Trans fats as much as possible, because they raise your bad cholesterol or LDL and are not heart healthy.  They also tend to lower the good cholesterol or HDL in your blood.  Trans fat is in many processed foods made with shortening or with partially hydrogenated or hydrogenated vegetable oils.

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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