Check out this guest post featuring an infographic on dieting myths. Then, in the comments below, let us know, which of these your personal experience has proven accurate. 

Fat is bad, right? That’s what dieting magazines and news stories have told us for years. But that’s wrong: Eating fat by itself doesn’t cause you to gain weight, and healthy fats in particular can be a great way to tell your body that you’re full.

That’s just one of the dieting myths that many people think, and follow. But those dieting myths may be a detriment to your health long term. Take desserts: Many people think they have to eliminate them entirely. But balance is key to eating that’s a healthier long-term approach to life.

Want to discover more health facts—and dieting myths? This graphic can help.

Guest post and graphic provided courtesy of