It's holiday season, I don't know about you, but my jeans are getting a bit snugger than I would like. Potatoes are not something I would look to for weight loss, but a new study shows it may be more helpful at dropping poundage and inches then you would think.
Some will love it, some will hate it, and those who hate it are probably lying… Today is International NO DIET Day! National Today says, “Mashed potatoes? Yes. Brownies? Absolutely. Lasagna? Sign us up! On International No Diet Day anything goes — and there’s no shame associated with eating what you want. Of course, we appreciate International No Diet Day for its body positivity and self-acceptance, but we also appreciate some good cheese fries.”
If you eat 100 calories and it takes the body 100 calories worth of energy to digest that, it's net-zero, and big dieting win. Some foods that get close to that mark and will help hit weight loss goals.
If you're trying to lose weight, choosing the best diet plan can feel sort of like trying to drink from a fire hose. There are so many choices! But there is one trick that can work right alongside all of them, and it's your best chance at success.
If weight has been a struggle your whole life, you're not alone. I've been up and down too, but there is one secret that we can all latch onto that will help us kick the extra weight in its big fat butt once and for all. And the experts agree.
Remember that guy I told you about back in February, that was eating nothing but spuds for a year? Idaho should make this guy its potato-loving poster child.
And he's having some major weight loss success! But it's not all good news.
Do you ever feel bombarded with diet and fitness advice? Me too! There's a lot of clutter out there, and sometimes I just want to hear one person's story about what worked for them so I can copy it. Here's what worked for me.