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Myths and Facts to Successful Weight Loss: All Natural fruit juices, as good as the piece of fruit itself.

Fruit Juice or Fruit, which to include in a good diet plan?Types of Food Myth 2E: All Natural fruit juices are as good as eating the entire piece of fruit itself.

Myth = Anytime a fruit has been condensed into a drink, the sugars are concentrated. This concentration of sugar increases the risk for consuming more calories and thus excess fat when compared to eating the natural whole fruit itself. 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