Weight LossOur eating habits and daily diet define our weight management efficacy to a great extent. There are so many really awesome and delicious foods, so sometimes many of us have problems with maintaining a healthy diet plan and giving up puddings, pies, fries and everything we like so much. But sometimes, even if we managed to stick to a healthy diet, something does not work right and we still suffer from the problem of extra weight. Check out the considerations below and find out if you are the one who is a victim of those.

1. You are convinced that your metabolism is slow, so you try to eat less. Its hard to benefit from this idea, because by lowering the amount of foods, you will receive less amounts of important vitamins and nutrients your body needs. Besides, you’ll feel weak and exhausted. As a result, you’ll do less amounts of physical activities and exercise, which are essential for weight loss. All you need to do is not to eat less, but consume carefully selected natural foods rich in phytonutrients and microelements.

2. Eating HabitsYou tend to eat what everyone eats. We go to fast food restaurants to make company to our friends, we tend to eat cakes and cookies when the whole family does, we share the same type of lunch in our university’s cafeteria. This is not right because everyone of us has own specifics and individual factors that should be considered when selecting foods (like our genetics, metabolism specifics, etc.).

3. You are convinced that skipping breakfast in the morning will help you lower your daily calorie intake. Ignoring your breakfast does not lead to anything good. In the absence of morning meal, you blood sugar levels will decrease and make you eat much more in your lunch or (even worse) dinner. In addition to that, if your body does not receive food in the morning, it’ll decide that there’s time to store energy, so your metabolism rate will slow down extremely!

4. You hate wasting foods, so you always finish everything you have at your plate. Many parents train their children to eat good by making those little boys and girls believe that if there’s something left at the plate, it will run behind you and scream, or whatever. Maybe this concept really works for children, but does it work for adults? It can cause nothing else but overeating and gaining extra pounds.

5. You see no reason in cooking for one. When you are alone at home, you never bother to cook anything for yourself and have your day filled up with bites: crackers, nuts, some cheese, canned corn, some fresh and dry fruit, some low fat yogurt, etc. Nothing dangerous but – wait! Eating no proper meals causes problems with our digestion, as well as drives us more and more to eating unhealthy foods like biscuits, cookies and other fast snacks.

Author Info: Hi! My name is Carla and I am a 5th year medical student at HYMS. I am interested in alternative medicine and I have done months researching the topic of herbal medicine. Besides, I like interviewing people and learning more about their experiences with one or another type of herbal treatments. I am willing to contribute to this site with my knowledge, and I would be happy to help you out to the best of my ability with any specific questions or problems related to alternative medicine.

2 Responses to “5 Deeply Wrong Ideas Which Kill All Our Weight Loss Efforts”

  1. GeraNo Gravatar Says:

    The #3 is so common and how bad is for the process to maintain or try to lose weight.
    Solid tips to have in mind!



  2. WalterNo Gravatar Says:

    Effective weight loss comes with proper knowing. The simple fact that eating unhealthy food will indeed be a hindrance in losing weight. Another fact is that we should know how many calories we need each day to maintain us and stick to that. Without such discipline, nothing beneficial will happen. 🙂