10 Ridiculous Things Dieters Say
The next time one of these phrases rolls off your tongue, it may be time to check your attitude—and diet—at the door
“If I exercise enough I can eat what I want.”
“I don’t drink soda. Only juice, tea, and lemonade.”
“I avoid potatoes because they’re fattening.”
“I never eat after 7 PM.”
“I eat the organic chips, which are healthier.”
“I already blew my diet and ate a piece of cake. Might as well eat the rest of it.”
“No water for me today—I don't want to look bloated at the party tonight.”
"I can’t eat eggs, they’re bad for me!"
"If I eat breakfast, I'll keep eating all day."
“I ate a triple hamburger and large shake today, but that never happens.”
The world is packed with tons of false claims and weight loss misconceptions (Search: Weirdest ways to lose weight), but some of the craziest may come right from your own mouth. We’ve asked our favorite dietitians to share the most common pitfalls for dieters and explain why what you say could be causing you to pack on pounds.
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