This article was written by Emily Abbate and provided by our partners at Fitbie.
So you’ve decided you want to lose weight. What’s the first thing you’re likely to do? Figure out what diet you want to stick with, hoping that it’ll help the pounds melt off.
The big question: How do you know if you’re picking the right one for you? Well, according to Dave Asprey, the inventor of Bulletproof Coffee with Butter and author of the book The Bulletproof Diet (published by Womens Healths parent company, Rodale), there are five basic things your diet should provide: fuel for your body, no unnecessary toxins, nutrients for your cells, energy for your brain, and – arguably most importantly – satisfaction.
"Satisfaction" not exactly the first word that comes to mind when you think of the D-word? You’re definitely not alone. The truth is that many diet plans (and foods!) commonly leave us wanting more. Before you commit to any one plan, take a look at six of the diet industry’s most commonly perpetuated myths.