It’s incredible the number of false perceptions that people believe that are factually incorrect and simply not true. Of course, if you don’t know the difference between what the truth and facts is, how are you meant to discern with the incorrect or fiction.

All fat is bad for you

All fat is bad for you

There are many goods kinds of fat that you can get from foods. But they are the natural fats that occur in foods and not the kind that is processed and manufactured. Natural fats are necessary for your body to use if you want to break down bad fats and build muscle.

Starches are fattening and should be limited

Starches are fattening and should be limited

Many foods that are high in starch are low in calories and are not fattening. They can include foods like pasta, fruits, beans, rice, bread, etc. They are only high in fat when eaten in overabundance. or when covered in high-fat toppings like mayo, butter, and so forth. Foods with high starch are important because your body uses it as energy.

There are specific foods that are ‘fat busters’

No food is specifically a fat burner. There are not foods by themselves speed up your metabolism and cause weight loss. Weight loss is achieved by reducing the number of calories you consume.

You can eat as much as you want if it is all healthy foods

You may tell yourself that it is ok to eat keep eating something because it is deemed as healthy, but the reality is that the overall calorie count is far more important to weight gain and less than what you consume. That being said, of course eating healthy is better because you give your body the right nutrients to stay healthy.

Eating late at night will make you gain weight

It doesn’t matter when you eat, what matters is how much you consume overall. If you are eating late at night and finding that you are only gaining weight, perhaps it is because you are eating too much at night? Or even that you eat too much through the rest of the day. There are not special hours through the day where you should or should not eat, it is just that you need to keep track of how much you consume through the day overall.