What Are The Top 5 Diet Myths That You NEED To Know About?
These are the most common myths that I hear all the time and I want to inform you that these statements are not true at all. If losing weight was fast and easy, then everyone would be doing it without any problems right?
The truth is that it isn’t easy and I understand the struggles and difficulties that come along when trying to lose weight. That’s why I’m here to support you on your weight loss journey! Imagine what life would be like if you could actually lose weight faster and easier without going on a crazy diet. Wouldn’t that be great?
You don’t have to go on a special diet or even give up your favorite foods to lose weight!
Do you feel that the only way to lose weight is through dieting? Or that you have to give up all your favorite foods and carbs in order to lose weight?
If you feel that any of the above questions is true you may be in for a surprise because I’m here to tell you that there is another way, a better way, the Winning Wellness way!
The most common problem that I hear clients talk about (before they see me) is what diet should they go on. Is it paleo, keto, gluten free, dairy free, low fat, low carb etc.? It’s the frustration of being given bad advice by the media or “nutritionists” and being very disappointed with the outcome of such advice.
Listen, it makes perfect sense to “diet” if you’ve recently been gaining a lot of weight and are getting ready for some event or competition. However, chronic or yo-yo dieting is guaranteed to make it even more difficult for you to lose weight AND keep it off in the future.
Let me tell you a patient story that I’ve seen to be so common in physical therapy these days
Mary, is overweight and has been dealing with right knee pain for quite some time. Mary does not eat healthy at all, nor exercises as part of her lifestyle. Mary just thinks that the nagging right knee pain and ache will miraculously go away if she just keeps on doing what she's doing during the day. Mary believes that the knee pain will magically disappear by praying and hoping, while at the same time not really doing anything specifically to help her right knee out.
And so Mary waits and waits until the knee pain becomes so severe that she can no longer walk because of the excruciating pain. That's about the time when she decides she really needs to look further into the situation and figure out what's going on. Mary goes to the doctor and then gets told she has severe arthritis and will need to get a right knee replacement.
Mary is now in tons of fear because...