10 Worst Belly Fat Myths

Nuts Are Fattening

In fact the FDA recently announced they are reevaluating the term 'healthy' as it applies to foods with good-for-you fats, like pistachios, Newgent continues.

Drinking Beer Causes A Beer Belly

Although, if you enjoy guzzling six-packs on a regular basis, then you do need to reconsider your beer drinking habits cautions Newgent.

Avoiding Fatty Foods Helps Lose Belly Fat.

Healthy fats like olive and avocado oils enhance lifespan, healthy skin hair nails and prevent heart disease and diabetes by stabilising blood sugar levels.

Ab Exercises Are All You Need for Abs

In order for your abs to show, you must focus on your diet first. "Everyone is born with abdominal muscles that vary in shape and look, and exercise

Some People Are Born to Have Belly Fat

For example, an apple-shaped person tends to retain more fat in the abdomen, but with good nutrition and exercise, they may avoid weight gain.

Seed Oils Are Always Healthy

"Processed and industrial seed oil like corn, cottonseed, soybean oil, and peanut oil can negatively affect our ratio of omega-3 to omega-6 fats," says Malone.

Low-Fat Packaged Foods

"Fat promotes satiety, stabilises blood sugar, prevents insulin spikes, and helps you to absorb vital fat-soluble nutrients like vitamins A, D, E, and K," explains Malone.

Low-Fat or Nonfat Dairy

In addition to pharmaceutical growth hormones, steroid, antibiotics, and genetically modified maize producers are likely to provide their animals pharmaceutical growth hormones.

Caffeine Boosts Weight Loss

In moderation, caffeine can be a great thing. Not only can caffeine give you an energy boost, it has been shown to help with sports performance.

The Ultimate Juice Cleanse

As if the calorie and sugar counts aren't enough reason to ditch the juice cleanse, many juices don't have the fiber that makes fresh produce so wonderful for you.