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5 common diet mistakes you shouldn't be making | Health awareness

With the idea of dieting to lose some extra kilos, comes a great responsibility towards your health. Skipping meals and eating fruit isn't the solution!

Written by: Pavni Jain, New Delhi [ Published on: August 29, 2018 13:30 IST ]

5 common diet mistakes you shouldn't be making | Health awareness

With the idea of dieting to lose some extra kilos, comes a great responsibility towards your health. Skipping your important meals and eating fruit all day can never be the solution.

So, stop eating too little or restricting yourself from specific food items, because just like everything, weight loss is a gradual process. But being really excited for your desired results, you might be making some serious diet mistakes.

Here, are 5 common mistakes that everyone who is new to the dieting process should definitely know!

Skipping meals, especially breakfast

Going by the fact, breakfast is the most important meal of the day. A person's energy throughout the day is dependent on the kind of breakfast he/she had in the morning. So, while you are paying attention to workout sessions, look out for healthy eating habits as well.

Also Read -Here's why breakfast is the most important meal; a secret to fit bod

Not snacking at intervals

As we go by the notion of eating less while dieting, not snacking at all can make you feel lethargic. This is because eating less shouldn't mean compromising your hunger. Our body will anyway need energy to consume and work all day. While saying goodbye to junk food is important, healthy snacking at frequent intervals is equally necessary.

Also Read -7 healthy snack ideas that you can easily prepare and carry anywhere

Ditching dairy products

Avoiding ghee, butter, and milk might be a quick tip to loss weight but is definitely not healthy. Lowering your fat consumption is okay but banning dairy products for yourself can lead to calcium deficiency in adults.

Choosing 'diet' labeled food

Drinking or eating 'diet' labeled food items may give you a little satisfaction for not cheating on your diet plan, but here's the truth,  such food items never help. These are plainly marketing strategies for people like us who are desperate for losing some weight. Be wise and stick to your organic dieting plan.

Measuring your weight everyday

Changing your eating habits and routine will take time as your body adapts the new process. So, the first rule while following a diet plan is to be patient. You need to stop focusing on your scale weight. This can rather impact you in a negative manner to achieve your goal.

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