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5 Diet Myths That Make You Gain Weight (Page 4)

Myth #3: If You Exercise, You Can Eat As Much As You Want

Myth #3: If You Exercise, You Can Eat As Much As You Want.

Truth: Consider this: eat two medium cookies and you’ll take in about 400 calories. But to burn 400 calories, the average person needs to run or walk 4 miles. So essentially, “a moment on the lips” can mean an hour or more on the treadmill. Bottom line: Unless you’re working out like an Olympic athlete, to lose weight you’ll still need to keep an eye on how many calories you’re eating. Keep your calorie intake in check with these 7 Ways to Cut 100 Calories.

Myth #4: It’s Better to Eat Lots of Mini Meals Rather Than Eating Fewer, Larger Meals »


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