The #1 BIGGEST misconception in weight-loss today:
When trying to lose weight, what’s the first thing you think of? I’m betting it’s cutting out carbs, right?
The ISSUE is that mostttt of the carbs you’re probably eating are also LOADED with fats.
So the issue isn’t carbs THEMSELVES, it’s that:
the carbs + the fats = tons of calories.
Let’s look at a list of foods that have BOTH
*carbs + fats (& protein)* making it high CALORIE:
🔸Bagel + cream cheese
Does that list sound pretty familiar?
Now let’s look at a list of *CARBS ONLY*:
🌟Potatoes (not fried)
🤔 none of these carb only sources are typically super high calorie.
…see what I’m getting at here?
🧜🏻♀️It’s not the carbs that are the issue,
it’s the total calories that are the issue when trying to lose weight.
Taking the bun off of a cheeseburger with a side of fries will still result in a very high fat (high calorie) meal 🤷🏼♀️
Language is important. “Cutting carbs” without keeping total calories in check (or understanding what foods have carbs, fats or proteins in them) just typically leads to a negative relationship with food AND doesn’t necessarily = weight loss which causes frustration & plateaus 🙅🏼♀️
🍕Now, can we never have pizza or tacos etc ever again?
🥗We just have to balance those things with more lean proteins & fruits & veggies to have a more well rounded calorie & nutrient intake for optimal results.
👯♀️Tag a friend who needs to hear this.
Friends don’t let friends “cut out all carbs”.
Certified Fitness Nutrition Specialist
Fat loss and Macro coach