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Lose Weight by Avoiding These Common Eating Mistakes

Posted by InterHealth Nutraceuticals on Fri, Jun 06, 2014 @ 10:00 AM

Eating an apple as a healthy diet.We all want to “eat right,” but it can be incredibly tricky knowing exactly what eating right means. Conflicting advice pops up everywhere from social media sites to daily talk shows. If you want to get healthy and achieve your own target weight, you need to ensure that you avoid common eating mistakes.

1. Don’t jump on fad diets

Everyone’s body is unique, so there isn’t one perfect way for everyone to eat. “Fad” diets might make it sound like they are the solution for all of your health and weight loss goals, so it’s tempting to jump on each passing bandwagon that you hear about from your friends or on Facebook.

Instead, take the time to research what works right for you. If you’re in the middle of a diet, give it enough time to see if it works. Don’t drop it before it has time to show results just because you heard about a friend trying something else!

2. Recognize that not all calories will affect your body the same

Most weight loss programs will talk about keeping track of how many calories you are eating. It’s important to recognize, however, that different types of foods will affect your body in different ways. As the Huffington Post recently reported, “not all calories are created equally.”

Eating a hundred calories that come from lean protein or a vegetable like kelp will have a different effect in your body than a hundred calories that came from bread. The bread will break down into glucose much faster than the veggies while not giving you nearly the same amount of fiber or vitamins. So, don’t just pay attention to how many calories you’re consuming – watch out for what type you’re eating as well.

3. Avoid binge eating

Even though our healthy eating intentions are usually good, it’s easy to fall into the trap of backsliding on the weekends or at special events. You might have been “good” all week by sticking to your salads, but your friends want to go to a burger joint on the weekend. Since you decide to cheat “just this once,” you end up eating way more than you expected.

It’s okay to occasionally eat something off of your diet plan. The important point is to avoid binge eating. This means that if you’re going to have that hamburger on the weekend, think about not ordering the fries and the soda, too. The hamburger probably won’t derail your diet if you accompany it with a small side salad and a tall glass of water.

4. Consider a weight loss supplement like Meratrim

Eating right and getting enough exercise are the cornerstones of any effective weight loss program, but they aren’t always totally effective on their own. In fact, they can be helped a lot by a weight loss supplement.

Meratrim is a natural herbal formula that combines Sphaeranthus indicus flowers with Garcinia mangostana fruit rind. This potent combination has been found to be a helpful contribution to achieving weight loss goals. If you’re ready to take your health to another level, consider giving Meratrim a try!

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