Dieting: Common mistakes to avoid

Before you accept being a dieter, you should have a reason for wanting to become one. Spell out your purpose in black and white as that will act as a directional guide in the process. 

This aspect of goal setting is very important in the dieting process. So avoid the mistake of not setting goals.

Furthermore, try to avoid setting goals/s that are impossible to achieve. Also avoid the opposite end of the spectrum, which involves having no goals at all. In other words, set aggressive goals that are achievable and see the greatest degree of success you will attain.

To get the desired result for your goal, You don’t have to empty your pantry of the refrigerator, instead Stock up your house with foods that have fewer calories.

Static diets 

Another great mistake dieters make when it comes to dieting is selecting a diet plan where they eat the same thing every day. Despite the human need for structure and routine, occasionally, humans tend to enjoy a process that allows them to explore and be adventurous in their breakfast, lunch or dinner routine.

Rather than one that limits you to the same meal or meal selection day in and day out.

Drinking too little water 

Inadequate water intake is another common mistake most people make. Water is an essential requirement in the human body. Without water, survival is visibly impossible. Water is involved in every bodily function from digestion and circulation through to the control of body temperature and the excretion of waste products.

Therefore drinking little or not enough water can cause dehydration and raise so many health-related issues in the human body such as kidney stones, urinary tract infections, low physical and mental performance, salivary gland function and some others.


Depriving yourself of everything you enjoy is another common mistake you should avoid. One thing most dieters need to understand is the importance of moderation. Eat whatever you enjoy eating but ensure you do not forget to keep it moderate.

Fill up on servings of fruits and vegetables in your everyday diet. But allow yourself to enjoy the occasional indulgence for the sake of sanity. There is no point denying yourself taste pleasure just for the sake of dieting.

The way forward is to avoid eating the wrong sort of foods. Remember to also time your meals or schedule them. If you are a lover of chocolate, you can have a day or two in a week to satisfy that craving. Planning is key in this instance.

Lack of determination 

When it comes to dieting that is made all too often people give up easily. Though we all have setbacks along the way. Even those who have achieved monumental dieting success have met with failure at some point on the road. The end result, however, for those who stick with the plan should be the focus and drive.

Your goals may get sidetracked but you can set new goals. You may have had a bad day or even a bad week when it comes to your dietary goals and plans. Do not let this defeat your desires to become a healthier you. Learn to overcome those mistakes and move on from them. Let your failures teach you as much as your successes and try to reveal the healthier person hiding inside.

Whether you want to get rid of 10 pounds or 210 pounds the only way to achieve that goal and sustain it is by dedicating and fully committing yourself to the process.

Learn to enjoy food in moderation and you be well on your way to the success you seek.

No comments

Thanks for viewing, your comments are appreciated.

Disclaimer: Comments on this blog are NOT posted by Olomoinfo, Readers are SOLELY responsible for their comments.

Need to contact us for gossips, news reports, adverts or anything?
Email us on;

Powered by Blogger.