6. You’re too liberal with salt
If you like plenty of salt in your cooking, it will make you retain several pounds of water that unnecessarily add to your weight. While cutting down on salt may seem to rob your food of most of its flavor, you quickly get used to the new base level. I know many dieters who add more salt to their meals in order to increase their water intake. If you do the same, break this bad habit. You won’t boost your water intake and you won’t lose weight faster. You will just damage your health.
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