Too Much of a Good Thing?July 29, 2014
If you’re craving an afternoon snack and you’re more likely to choose an apple and a handful of almonds over a candy bar, you’re making great progress on your journey toward a more healthy lifestyle. But just because you’re making more nutritious food choices doesn’t mean you’ll lose weight. Too much of a good thing is still too much.
Losing weight ultimately comes down to¬ a simple formula: calories eaten¬ are less than¬ calories burned. Whether you’re eating 2500 calories worth of junk food or 2500 calories worth of fruit, vegetables, whole grains and lean proteins, you’re still eating 2500 calories.¬ Yes, the fruits, vegetables, grains and proteins are better for you than a Big Mac, but their calories¬ still add up. So continue to make good food choices and enjoy them, but make sure you watch your portions, too.This entry was posted in Nutrition, Weight Loss, Wellness. Bookmark the permalink. ← Fido Can Help You Get Fit Shrimp Cobb Salad →