Many fad diets promise quick weight loss but are often unsustainable and can lead to nutrient deficiencies. Long-term success is better achieved through balanced, sustainable eating habits.
While calorie intake is a significant factor in weight management, the quality of the calories you consume (nutrient-dense vs. empty calories) and your overall diet's composition are equally important.
Carbohydrates are an essential part of a balanced diet. It's more about choosing complex, whole-grain carbs over simple sugars and refined grains.
You cannot target fat loss in specific areas of your body through exercise. Fat loss occurs systemically, so a combination of cardio and strength training is the best approach.
Skipping meals often leads to overeating later in the day. Eating regular, balanced meals helps control appetite and supports weight loss.
Quick weight loss can lead to muscle loss, nutrient deficiencies, and may not be sustainable. Gradual, steady weight loss is generally healthier and more maintainable.
Many "diet" or low-fat foods are highly processed and may contain added sugars and unhealthy additives. Read labels and choose whole, natural foods whenever possible.
Weight loss supplements are often ineffective and can have adverse side effects. They should not be relied upon as the primary method for losing weight.