Metabolism Myth #5: Taking supplements will boost my metabolism.
Supplements may work temporarily by blocking absorption of fat (and healthful nutrients along with it) or manipulating your hormones, but these methods aren’t sustainable and can actually be harmful in the long run. Instead, focus on a balanced diet and exercise — they may not sound as exciting or easy, but they’re certainly more effective at helping you keep weight off for life.
If it were simple and easy to live a healthy lifestyle, everyone would do it. While it takes work, the old-fashioned way pays off big in the long run. To find out more, visit rachelberman.com. —Rachel Berman