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8 Diet Myths That are Making You Fat

Eat This, Not That! Logo By Dana Leigh Smith of Eat This, Not That! | Slide 1 of 9: Believing that these rumors are rules is actually widening your waistline. Nothing is more frustrating than stepping on the scale and seeing that the needle hasn’t budged—not even a little bit.This holds especially true when it feels like you’ve been religiously following every diet tip in the book. But when it comes to diet and rapid weight loss, there’s a lot of misinformation floating around, so you may not be making progress simply because you’ve been following bad advice. (Cue the facepalm.)There’s good news, though: You’ve already proven to yourself that you have great willpower and determination; all you have to do is shift that energy to weight loss tips that actually have backing instead of following diet myths that are just keeping you fat and frustrated. Here, we reveal the most pervasive diet rumors that you need to stop following—stat!

8 Diet Myths That are Making You Fat

Believing that these rumors are rules is actually widening your waistline. Nothing is more frustrating than stepping on the scale and seeing that the needle hasn’t budged—not even a little bit.

This holds especially true when it feels like you’ve been religiously following every diet tip in the book. But when it comes to diet and rapid weight loss, there’s a lot of misinformation floating around, so you may not be making progress simply because you’ve been following bad advice. (Cue the facepalm.)

There’s good news, though: You’ve already proven to yourself that you have great willpower and determination; all you have to do is shift that energy to weight loss tips that actually have backing instead of following diet myths that are just keeping you fat and frustrated. Here, we reveal the most pervasive diet rumors that you need to stop following—stat!

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