I know it isn’t politically correct to look at how many other people buy at the grocery store, but as a physician I just can’t help noticing. Some baskets contain huge containers of soda, Doritos, frozen pizza, and other packed goods. 1.29. With this type of marketing it requires a strong person to resist the “bargain”.
Yesterday the woman before me (overweight, middle-age group) had a strange assortment of goods that she probably thought would help her lose weight. Folks, this won’t work. Eating this way will not help her lose weight. She must make dramatic changes to drop the pounds. Recent research shows that sweet tasting, low-calorie beverages may result in cravings for further sweets. A study of rats showed that the animals who were fed saccharin yogurt ate more calories and got fatter than those who ate yogurt flavored with glucose.
It doesn’t take long for our taste buds to avoid craving sweet drinks and enjoy water. The first step is to cut out the diet beverages. The “light” items are a joke. A day won’t lead to weight loss Trimming a few unwanted fat calories from fat. She must avoid those center isles that have cereal, crackers, frozen food, canned food, pasta, and rice and shop the periphery.
Fruit is the best snack and if you would like to have a bowl of ice-cream (once you are in an ideal body weight) there is absolutely no problem. But to get to the ideal body weight, she’ll need to cut out the prepared carbs, sugar, and packed foods. And enables talk about “power bars”.
Is 230 calories from fat really a discount? Unfortunately people believe they are doing the right thing by shopping this real way. Then they get frustrated with themselves when they don’t really lose weight. Weight reduction requires a major change in lifestyle and it begins by preventing the middle isles and disregarding the displays at the food markets. Madison Avenue advertising is not our friend.
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