When it comes to managing one's weight, I don’t know anyone who wouldn’t like a few easy rules to follow. For example, if you told me that if I just cut chocolate out of my diet and then I’d have Sports Illustrated calling to feature me on the cover of the swimsuit issue, I’d stop eating chocolate…well, at least for a little while. The problem is that most of our diet "rules" don’t actually work. And even if they do work for a while, they aren’t sustainable. (Do you really want to never eat chocolate ever again?)
Here are some of the misleading rules we hear most often—and the science that explains why you should ignore them:
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