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Sunday, April 22, 2018

3 Surprising Reasons Why You Overeat

By Josie Riviera

Have you noticed that everywhere we go, we are surrounded by food?  Here's 3 reasons why you may be overeating, and how you can curb yourself. Please add to the list and share your comments below.

1.  Is your favorite activity going out to eat? (Mine is!)  Instead of going out to dinner with friends, consider a physical activity--perhaps bowling or roller skating.

2.  Are you eating the correct amount? Read the serving size on the label. You may be surprised to learn you're eating twice the recommended serving size.

3.  Are you eating enough fat? Fat-free foods don't control your appetite. Consider eating more healthy fats like olives, nuts, avocados, and salmon.

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  1. I really enjoyed your reasons for overeating. Our society has changed so much and encourages us to overeat. ๐Ÿฐ๐Ÿซ๐Ÿฅง๐Ÿฉ๐Ÿ๐Ÿฒ๐Ÿ›The portions they serve in restaurants is, in my opinion, unnecessary. It doesn’t cost them to much more to add to a meal, but they can raise the price for us. ๐Ÿ˜ก
    And look at the things that are fast to grab ๐ŸŒญ๐ŸŒฎ๐Ÿ”๐ŸŸ๐Ÿ—๐Ÿ•,with everyone so busy. ๐Ÿ›ซ๐Ÿšข๐Ÿšœ๐ŸŽ๐Ÿ—บ
    I think a lot of us turn to comfort food to deal with the things going on in the world.
    I was always on the skinny side growing up. Now, 55+, I can’t seem to be able to curve my appetite. And I know it’s not good for me, plus I feel awful.
    You are right, we go out to eat more and don’t eat healthy. It reminds me of the story in the book of Daniel. Chapter 1: 6-20. Where the difference of food was evident in the productivity and health of the Israelites from the royal family and the nobility vs the kings men.
    I am going to try to eat better. Pray for me.
    But in the mean time, I’m going to have a cup of coffee or tea and a good book and injoy the rest of my evening. ๐Ÿ˜‰
    Thank you. I enjoyed this article very much. Sure wish I had a group of ladies like all of you!

  2. Kathy, Thanks so much for your inspiring comments. Yes, this is a great group of ladies. :) A cup of tea and a good book sounds like the perfect evening.

  3. I needed to lose weight because my knee was aching. I used the Whole 30 diet and since February have lost 17 pounds. You only eat a regular portion of meat and all the fruit and vegetables you want (within reason, of course). I feel 100% better--with more energy. My ultimate goal is 30 pounds total. The key to all this is portion control and avoiding sugars and breads. You are 100% correct, the meal portions in restaurants are ridiculous. I usually take 1/2 home to eat for another meal. Great post.

    1. I've taken home half of my meal from restaurants too, Judy. And I've heard lots of good things about the Whole 30 diet. Fruits and vegetables are always the key.

  4. Great advice. I shared with my sister.


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