Weight loss - those two little words that send women everywhere into a cold sweat. Shedding pounds isn't easy and anyone who tells you otherwise isn't being genuine, helpful or realistic.
Drastically overhauling your diet, hitting the gym and resisting temptation is difficult because we live in a world where over-indulgence is the most accessible commodity of them all.
The world of weight loss is murky, but there are a few pork pies that make things even worse. From size eight celebrities claiming they eat endless cheeseburgers to the apparent 'dangers' of snacking - these are the sort of things that make losing excess fat all the more confusing.
Start your pre-winter health kick the right way, with a clear head and a brain full of logic. Take a look at the eight biggest weight loss lies in the gallery below...
Does this change your attitude to losing weight?
MICHELLE PFEIFFER: "I LIVED ON MARLBORO LIGHTS AND COCA-COLA"
EVA MENDES TALKS WEIGHT LOSS & GETTING TOO SKINNY
CHRISTINA AGUILERA FLAUNTS WEIGHT LOSS & TALKS SEX
FIT KIT: KATE HUDSON'S FABLETICS COLLECTION