Your Favorite Foods: Myth

You can eat whatever you want and still lose weight.

Fact: You need to burn more calories than you eat if you want to lose weight. You can still eat your favorite foods--as long as you pay attention to the total number of calories that you eat. Controlling portions is the key.

Medically Reviewed By: Haines, Cynthia MD | Last Review Date: Oct 9, 2012

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