The number of myths associated with weight control is alarmingly high. Most of these misconceptions often result in either unhealthy practices or unrealistic expectations. Ultimately, these unhealthy practices have a negative impact on the type and magnitude of the results that individuals achieve from their weight-control efforts. ACE's Guide to Exercise and Weight Control
addresses the current issues regarding nutrition, exercise, and weight control and discusses many of the more popularly held weight-control myths and misconceptions.
Among the topics covered:
- Low-fat foods
- High-protein diets
- Exercise and appetite
- Determining ideal body weight
Produced in cooperation with the American Council on Exercise.