True or False: 7 Weight-Loss Myths

Obesity is one of America's greatest health challenges, affecting more than one-third of US adults.

Obesity is one of America’s greatest health challenges, affecting more than one-third of US adults.1

Obesity can stem from poor diet, lack of exercise, and a number of other factors.

Many have heard the follow about staying fit:

  • Eating breakfast is the most important meal of the day.
  • Kids need physical education to stay fit.
  • A session of sex is like climbing 50 flights of stairs.

Are these statements true or are they just myths? It’s time to test your knowledge.

Reference

1. Ogden CL, et al. Prevalence of Childhood and Adult Obesity in the United States, 2011-2012.

JAMA. 2014;311(8):806-814.