by Anne Trueman on  August 23, 2013 at 10:59 AM Health Watch
Save Your Life from Fake Diet Tips
Getting that desirable figure that everyone envies is everyone's dream. Every time you look in the mirror your desperation for acquiring that dream physique increases more and more.

You follow difficult diet regimes, sweat for long hours in the gymnasium and almost starve yourself. In order to keep fit, people go for early morning walks and avoid oily and spicy foods. They try to follow anything and everything that comes their way in their pursuit of achieving a slim healthy figure.

Being fitness conscious is not a bad thing at all. In fact it is extremely essential to take care of your health and wellness.

The desire to have a picture perfect figure that makes others drool over is very magnetizing and captivating.

Food is an important aspect of your weight loss program. You should consume healthy food and fresh fruits and green vegetables.

Some people start starving and avoid food to the maximum. This is not the healthy and right way. You should cut on your calorie intake and not stop calorie intake. Eat less and more frequently instead of fasting all day.

There are many fake tips available on the internet, promising you that amazing shape and figure. But do not blindly follow them. Read below some of the false tips to avoid:

Eat a lot of fibers:

A fiber-powered diet is known to have lots of benefits. But too much of fiber intake can lead to flatulence, dehydration and inability to consume other essential nutrients.

Before eating fibers, consult your dietician first.

Artificial sweeteners:

Well you must have seen commercials starring celebrities asking you to switch to artificial sweeteners instead of natural sugars to cut down calorie intake. Halt and think twice before adding tablets or drops of sugar-free because they make you vulnerable to seizures, blindness and even brain damage.


Purging is the process of voluntary forceful vomiting after eating a heavy meal. Some people resort to purging and they believe this is an easy way to get rid of excess calories. But beware this causes depletion of vital nutrients such as vitamins and potassium from your body.

Excessive running or jogging:

Do you think too much running or jogging will help you get that amazing physique? Running will enhance your stamina and energy but you could end up with bulging calf muscles.

Consult your health specialist and then exercise.

These are a handful of the wrong unhealthy tips that should be avoided to stay healthy. Drinking slimming tea or taking slimming pills won't be helpful too. Do not follow whatever slimming tip comes your way. There is no shortcut to weight loss and miracles are possible only in advertisements and promotional stories. You have to cut down on your diet, eat less oily and carbohydrate food.

Drink fewer beverages and drink a lot of water. Be patient and consistent and you will achieve a fit and slim body soon.

Source: Medindia

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