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In a Perfect World

Would it be ideal to log each and every bite you eat…Sure. Sadly, most people that truly need to log what they eat so that it is crystal clear before them, don’t. Chances are, if you are struggling with weight loss you are not being honest with your daily dietary consumption. There are circumstances in which an underlying medical issue can interfere with weight loss; however, in most cases this is not the problem.

Let’s not even get into quality of food and simply deal with quantity. And by quantity, I mean caloric quantity. You don’t have to consume large quantities of foods to be ingesting way too many calories.

Example:

3 Oreo Cookies 160 Calories
Whopper Sandwich Meal 1180 Calories
Medium Latte 320 Calories
Avocado, Bacon & Cheese Omelette 930 Calories

Total 2590 Calories

Not a lot of food, yet calorie dense!

Do it Better:

1 Chocolate-Cherry Heart Smart Cookies from cookinglight.com 94 calories
Grown-Up Grilled Cheese Sandwiches from cookinglight.com 376 calories
Coffee w/1 Tbl. 1/2 & 1/2 and 2 tsp. sugar 50 calories
3 Egg Scramble (1 Whole, 2 Whites) W/Spinach and Cheese 200 calories
Grilled Salmon, Mixed Greens Salad & Asparagus 500 calories

More Food, Better Nutrition Total 1220 Calories

Complete transparency…honesty. You don’t need a journal to know you could make better choices.

It’s not a shocker that when I over indulge, I gain weight. I too, like 95% of the population have to be honest about my choices and know that in the end, those choices determine my reflection in the mirror. Cause and effect…everything we do, every choice we make has a similar or equal reaction.

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