Diet and fitness experts debunk 10 glaring weight loss myths that could be sabotaging your goals

Posted on Category:Healthy Diet


a man standing in front of a computer: There are many weight loss myths circulating around social media that may be harmful to your health and weight loss goals. JGI/Tom Grill/ Getty Images


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There are many weight loss myths circulating around social media that may be harmful to your health and weight loss goals. JGI/Tom Grill/ Getty Images


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  • Many weight-loss myths stem from social media and the ever-changing realm of nutrition science.
  • One of the most persistent weight-loss myths is that you just have to exercise more to lose weight.
  •  If a weight-loss method sounds too easy or too good to be true, it probably is.
  • Visit Insider’s Health Reference library for more advice.

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