In Style magazine has always been one of my favorites, partly because of the super funky stars talking about their wardrobes, their groovy take on this month’s must have clothes (none of which I ever have), and also their usually excellent health and fitness articles. This month is no exception, and concentrates on the part eating plays in losing weight. And considering you can undo any amount of good work with a badly chosen meal (or even snack), this has some great tips. This article was written by Susie Burrell, a psychology trained dietician and fat-loss specialist, and contains some sensible, and more importantly easy to follow, advice.
It lists five common misconceptions about eating habits, and gives healthy alternatives to all of them. I love number 2 - “no carbs after 5pm”, although it’s interesting to note in the solution, she doesn’t mention your body being unable to discern between 5pm or 10am as far as storage of carbohydrates goes. Number 4 is my all time favorite - “detoxing - why it’s wrong”.
I like the way the solutions are easy to understand, and implement. Educating people about eating is important, since there are so many misconceptions - often created by people who profit from distributing them (like a certain doctor who shall remain nameless who created a best selling diet plan, but died a disturbingly obese but rich man). Eating well is an extremely misunderstood concept, and this article will help set you on the right path. I give it ****