Ms. Career Girl: Forget Fad Diets! Listen to Your Body!
by Jessica Schatz
With all the focus on weight in our society, the growing number of trendy fad diets is not surprising. You may have wondered about (or even tried) one of the many diet trends – Paleo, Keto, Alkaline, Gluten-Free, Atkins, Weight Watchers, the Master Cleanse, or others. Let me assure you that despite the enticing claims you may hear,
- There are no foods or pills that magically burn calories or fat.
- No one, even a self-proclaimed expert, can prescribe a diet that is one-size-fits-all.
- If a diet sounds to good to be true, it probably is.
Each body has its own unique metabolism, blood type, and biochemistry. Each body has a different shape, size, age, and level of activity. And, each body changes and has a different state of balance or imbalance on any given day. Subjecting yourself to a diet regimen that specifies exactly so many calories, so much protein, and so much fat denies these individual differences... READ MORE