13 Things Experts Won’t Tell You About Weight Loss
From surprising foods that release fat to why watching TV can be healthier than you think, we uncovered these shockingly simple weight loss secrets.By Liz Vaccariello from The Digest Diet (Reader's Digest Association Books)
5. Exercise Alone Is Not an Effective Weight Loss Tool
Here’s what happened: I saw a steady increase in my body weight of a pound a year. Thinking you can eat whatever you want as long as you work it off later is actually a pretty dangerous mind-set, particularly if you look at the current research. Exercise alone leads to a very modest decrease in total body weight: less than 3 percent!