Myths, lies and propaganda to food and weight loss

Myths, lies and propaganda to food and weight loss

Lieutenant-Colonel Bob Weinstein, USAR i.r., author of the weight loss to lose move it – twenty pounds in ten weeks –

In the course of my career in the military, I’ve come across plenty of tall tales about diet and exercise. The extent of misinformation is so great that you would think that we had to do with cold war propaganda. If a lie that there is enough treated, is often said as the truth. I have revealed seven myths about the food here.

Seven myths about food and weight loss

Myth of #1 food: eating fat is bad for you.

The truth: Eat fat, soldier! It is good for you. Just not too much food, and stay away from bad fat. If you want to be healthy, you need body fat, and you eat fat. Not too much food, making sure that the fat, what you eat, is the good stuff. First, eliminate the bad fats. Trans fats and hydrogenated fats are bad news for the body. Stay away from them. Trans fats and hydrogenated fats are found almost exclusively in processed foods. Read the labels and you’ll quickly learn about the sources of these bad fats. Saturated fats can be also a source of artery clogging and cholesterol-raising fats. So where do you get these good fats? You get them from plant products (vegetable oils and nuts). Your best bet is to search, vegetable fats, mostly just containing unsaturated fats and a lower amount of polyunsaturated fatty acids. Olive oil fits that description. Not more than 30% of your daily caloric intake, fat should be made (example: one tablespoon of olive oil has 120 calories). Some athletes, such as professional football players actually intentionally increase their fat intake to as high as 40% as a result of special sporting needs.

Take a look on that fat in the body is used:

  • Saves energy.
  • Form and on your body.
  • Serves as a protective pad on the skin.
  • Protects the body to reduce heat loss.
  • Is a part of every cell membrane in the body.
  • Necessarily show on brain and nerve cells.
  • Serves as a protective cushion around your internal organs.
  • Is part of many hormones and other organic chemicals such as vitamin d.

Myth of #2 food: the best way to lose weight is to cut back on the calories.

The truth: Food and exercise are the best ways right, to lose excess weight.

Best weight loss which is, where do you see the quantity and quality of the food you eat and exercise regularly. If you reduce calories only, without the need to exercise, metabolism slows down to compensate for the reduction and your weight-loss strategy is out the window. (See the chapter on “Six keys to permanent weight loss”).

Increased stress can even cause that your body to store more fat. That’s right. Your body has a protection mechanism when stressed by diet. Just cut back on calories, eat healthy without or you lose exercise cause, is good, lean muscle mass. This means that your body practiced cannibalism on yourself and your meat “Eat”. As you can see, create a whole series of questions of health actually, if you listen to the enemy on this one.

Myth of #3 food: you can eat as much as you want, if you eat healthy food.

The truth: No! Even if you are healthy and regularly sports driving, food over healthy food choices cause poor performance and reduced energy. After tramping through all other land mines (= myth) above, this should be easy for you. This myth focuses on the quality of the food, and apart from the crowd. Really healthy eating focuses both on the quantity and quality of food.

Myth of #4 food: you can eat what you want, if you exercise regularly.

The truth: No! Unhealthy eating habits, energy and reduce physical and mental performance. You would ever hear a race car driver: “I’m going to low-octane gasoline, put in gas tank.” Finally the car gets regularly works.” Power and energy would suffer and race would be lost. It is no different with