8 Diet Myths to Avoid in the New Year


Negative-calorie foods

Muscle weighs more than fat

A diet is the best way to lose weight

An entree salad is the low-calorie menu choice

Skipping meals speeds up weight loss

"Lite" foods are better

A gluten-free diet will help you lose weight

Over-the-counter diet pills help weight loss

Cheryl Ann Borne

Cheryl Ann Borne


Cheryl Ann Borne, writing as My Bariatric Life, is a contributing writer and Paleo recipe developer. Cheryl is an award-winning healthcare communications professional and obesity health advocate who has overcome super obesity and it’s related diseases. She publishes the website, and microblogs on Facebook, Twitter, and Pinterest. Cheryl is also writing her first book and working on a second website.