3 HEALTHLY FOODS THAT MAKE YOU FATSome foods that are considered healthy are "calorically dense foods" which means a small serving has a lot of calories. If you diet has 3 these foods you can gain weight by only eating a little.1. Pasta - a moderate 1 and 1/2 cups of most pastas yield more than 60 grams of carbs and almost 350 calories.2. Fruit Juice and Smoothies - all fruit juices are loaded with sugar and so are most "smoothie" shop smoothies. And we all know sugar is the enemy of fat loss.
1. EATING JUNK FOOD HELPS YOUR STRESS- Your stressed out sitting on your sofa with a big tub of chocolate fudge ice cream. That momment maybe comforting but ccording to a British Journal of Psychiatry found that people who ate highly processed food were 58% more likely to be depressed than those who eat the least. Try a healthlier snack like beef jerky.
Do you ever have a hunkering for something sweet? Do you think about it all day until you satisfy it? After you have something sweet do you feel a rush from the sugar, almost euphoric? Research shows that a high intake of carbohydrates, including sugar, releases a feel food chemical in the brain called serotonin. Then within an hour of eating the sugar you start to crash and you feel tired, fatigued, and lethargic and grab another piece of candy or something.
What do blueberry muffins, skittles, coca cola, barbeque sauce, waffles, canned baked beans, and pumpkin spice lattes all have in common? SUGAR! Sugar is everywhere and can be located on the ingredient list of almost all processed and packaged foods. Food manufacturers add sugar to packaged products to improve taste, customer satisfaction, and the craving for more. To put it in to perspective, according to the American Heart Association, one can of soda is over the recommended amount of sugar for most women.
It's that time of year again...Halloween! Little goblins will soon be visiting my door asking for treats. And I can't wait!
You see, Halloween brings back the joy of childhood for me. Thinking I was really the costumed creature I was made up to be. (Although I think I'll forget about the year I was a grape. Long story and poor choice by our classroom teacher for a themed class costume of fruit! Thanks Aunty!). And let's not forget, the candy! I still remember the house that gave out full size candy bars! Halloween was always full of a little bit of candy, mystery and mischief.