10. You misread food labelsMany processed food manufacturers try clever psychological tricks on their customers. For instance, while prominently declaring low for fat content on their packaging, they could include plenty of sugar or calories in another form. They hope that once you see an encouraging label on front, you won’t bother to study the nutrition label too closely. It’s important, then, to look past the hype and to know the facts.
It takes time and patience to understand how to lose weight and keep it at a healthy level. Exercise and a healthy diet are the only truly effective ways to avoid weight gain. If you don’t see the effects that you need, it usually only means that you need to give your body more time.