Originally Posted by willpower
Don't eat anything that comes out of a box. Other than soup, eat foods found in the periphery of the supermarket - fruits, veggies, meat, some dairy. All that stuff in the middle are the things that make you fat. Don't drink your calories Take walks, do pushups, do situps Profit
This. The reason many Ameicans are fat isn't because they're pigging out all the time on things like BBQ pulled pork donut sandwiches. It's because they're pigging out, and have no idea they're doing so
, when they eat processed and packaged foods. Most everything that comes in a box is packed with high fructose corn syrup, thousands of artificial additives, and oils galore. Packaged food is insanely calorie dense, and often in deceptively small and non-filling portions. All of this is by design. You could eat an entire bacon chedder cheeseburger's worth of calories in one small package of snackfood -- even "healthy" snackfood -- and have no idea you're doing so. Couple this with the fact that portions and calories at restaurants have skyrocketed, and you have a perfect recipe for weight gain.