Overeating could be doing more than just adding inches to your waistline. Researchers from St. Louis University discovered that overeating can take years off of your life!
The study found that limiting calories lowered production of T3, a thyroid hormone that slows metabolism and speeds up the aging process. Need more evidence? According to Health, longevity expert and author Dan Buettner discovered that the oldest Japanese people stop eating when they feel 80% full. Japan holds…Read full post
In the past 40 years, we’ve added 570 calories a day to our diets, and according to research at the University of North Carolina, half of those calories can be attributed to larger portions. Today’s portion sizes can be more than triple what the USDA recommends!
Take pasta for example: the recommended serving size is about one cup. Guess what the standard size is from a restaurant…about 3 cups! Some pasta dishes are enough to feed an entire family,…Read full post
American’s are eating more than ever before. Serving sizes for french fries have tripled in the last 50 years, and sugary soft drinks have quadrupled! Paying attention to portion size is critical for weight management, especially when it comes to eating at restaurants and fast food joints…clearly.
Portion tips for eating out:
Ask for dressing on the side. You can end up adding hundreds of calories to an otherwise healthy salad if you don’t do this simple trick. Dip your fork…Read full post