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Saturday, 11 July 2015 00:00

The Biggest Weight Loss Traps to Avoid

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Everyone wants to lose weight and they would do almost anything in order to get that weight to fall off. The fact that the weight loss industry is so big is a good sign of this. But there are some big weight loss traps that people will fall for.

They are typically thinking that they should be losing weight when they are not. Here are some of the biggest weight loss traps that you should avoid in order to lose the weight that you would like to.


Diet soda

You should make sure that are avoiding these zero calorie beverages because they have a ton of chemicals in them. You should go with some water that has a bit of fruit added in for the best results. With diet sodas, you are not adding in a lot of calories and sugar but this is a big weight loss trap because you are not going to feel full and satisfied so you will take in more sugar later on.


Skipping meals

Many people think that they are going to lose a lot of weight if they skip meals. They think that they are cutting down on calories, but this does not usually work this way. Often you are making it so that your body will want to eat more later on in order to make up for what was lost earlier in the day. You will also crave lots of high calorie foods which will ruin all of your results later on.


Missing calories

Many people think that they are counting their calories the right way, but might be surprised to see that they are missing out on some. They might take a handful of something here and there, have an extra snack or eat a bigger serving than they thought. This is all going to add up to more calories than you can imagine and will find that the weight will not come off.


Eating when not hungry

This is going to happen a lot when you are invited out to a party or a social outing and food is available. You might not want to seem rude or like something is wrong with the food, so you eat some. But the issue is that you are taking in more than you need in calories, especially if you are not hungry and most of these foods are going to be really high in fat and calories. If you are not hungry, avoid the food table and you will have much better luck. 

Last modified on Saturday, 11 July 2015 17:25

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