10 Popular Diet Tips to IgnoreBy Kara Wahlgren If you've ever tried to lose a few pounds, you've probably been inundated with diet tips. But take them all with a grain of salt—some advice may sound legit but can actually derail your diet. Here are 10 tips you don't want to follow.
BAD ADVICE: Choose fat-free or sugar-free foods
BAD ADVICE: No cheating ever!
BAD ADVICE: Stop snacking.
BAD ADVICE: Don't eat fruit—it's full of sugar.
BAD ADVICE: If it's organic, it's good for you.
BAD ADVICE: Calories in, calories out—it doesn't matter what you eat.
BAD ADVICE: Try XYZ Extreme Diet—it works for everyone!
BAD ADVICE: When in doubt, order the salad.
BAD ADVICE: Don't exercise—it'll only make you hungrier.
BAD ADVICE: Treat yourself for a job well done!