Losing weight is no easy task, and myths persist about how to do it.
Which end up making it even harder.
To cut through the confusion, here are nine common misconceptions about weight loss and dieting, and what the science actually says.
That’s why I will expose the actual reason why people are obese so you can know the true cause.
And avoiding it will be easier.
The myth is:
Americans are overweight because we eat too much
That’s not the only reason.
Obesity experts argue there are likely multiple factors that have contributed to America’s obesity epidemic.
High-calorie processed foods and drinks have become a ubiquitous part of the American diet.
And some researchers say weight gain may also be linked to Americans’ exposure to chemicals like the bisphenol A (BPA) found in everyday items like canned-food containers and cash-register receipts.
Americans are also increasingly sedentary, which has increased the risk of diseases like obesity and diabetes.