I wrote this entry on diet and nutrition basics years ago when I began my transition from lazy couch potato to a fitness junkie. Four years later, I now know a lot better because reading my first three points sounds like all the generic health advice that I thought I had to follow religiously.
But I did follow it pretty religiously for the first couple months when I was actually trying to lose weight and guess what? It worked. And although I learned that there are different ways to do things and straying away from those rules weren’t going to do much damage to my goals, I still stand by them because:
They help develop good habits.