In her new book, the GH Nutrition Lab’s resident dietitian shares the healthy-eating misconceptions that are holding you back
All day every day, I’m thinking about how to help women eat healthfully and lose weight if that’s their goal. One thing I keep noticing? Bad info can so easily mess up our best intentions! Here’s the real deal:
MYTH: YOU NEED MORE WILLPOWER. This belief only sets you up to hate yourself. Shift the energy you spend on feeling “too weak” to resist basic human needs — e.g., eating! — to sleeping more, exercising regularly and hydrating with eight to 10 cups of fluid per day. Research backs the influence of these factors on key satiety signals that can affect your weight.
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