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Diet Myths

Article Review   by:jessieagudo    
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Emotional eating can cause overweight

"When you are happy, your food of choice could be steak or pizza. When you are sad, it could be ice cream or cookies. And when you are bored, it could be potato chips. Food does more than fill your stomachs; it also satisfies feelings. When you ease your feelings with comfort food, at a time when your stomach is not growling, that's emotional eating."
(Andrews 2004)
According to a dietitian, if you eat when you are not hungry, chances are your body does not need calories. If this happens too often, the extra calories get stored as fat. Too much fat storage can cause one to overweight. This may present some health risk.

Drinking water. Drinking a lot of water can help you lose weight. According to research, drinking water in and of itself will not lead to loss weight. Water is key to a healthy lifestyle and drinking enough has tons of benefits. But when people lose weight due to drinking water, it's most likely because they are substituting it for high-calorie soda and juices.

You should not eat between meals
Dietitian reveal that eating s small , healthful snack between meals will help your blood sugar at an even keel. It will also keep your metabolism going strong. You don't over-eat at your next meal too because you have avoided getting too hungry.
Published: January 21, 2012   
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