Everybody seems to be on some sort of diet these days.
And for the most part, diets do their job of reducing caloric intake and helping people lose their desired weight (when combined with a proper exercise program, of course).
But as we’ve said in the past, some diets are better than others. But the core of most diets are that you should be able to eat a variety of fruits and vegetables.
Or maybe not.
More specifically, that increasing one’s intake of fruits or vegetables doesn’t actually add any benefit to one’s diet or weight loss program, all things being equal. In other words, you still have to replace your higher-calorie food items with fruits and vegetables and you still need to exercise. Adding more fruit and veggies to your diet plan isn’t what you should be doing.
Let’s say that again: fruits and vegetables are good for you, but you have to use them in place of the other crap you’re eating. Eating an apple? That’s great. Eating an apple along with a granola bar? You might want to not do both.