You want to get to a healthy weight, but let’s face it — diets can have a lot of complicated rules. Wouldn’t it be nice if there was just one simple thing to add to what you eat each day to help you shed some pounds?
Christine Porter is hooked on the My Fitness Pal app. In October, after deciding to lose 50 pounds, Porter started typing in everything she eats, drinks and any exercise she gets.
Americans love to eat out. Of every dollar we spend on food, nearly half -- 48 cents -- goes to the restaurant industry. (Compare that to 1955, when only 25 cents of every food dollar went toward dining out.)
Overweight patients following the Weight Watchers plan lost around 50 percent more weight in one year than people who got tried standard diet-and-exercise ... "Retirement is for old people," said 79-year-old Italian designer Valentino Garavani ... Middle ageism in America has become a tacit business practice ... And a French judge fines man for not having enough sex with his wife.
Of course you love a thick, juicy, all-American burger. Even First Lady Michelle Obama, anti-obesity advocate and nutrition-conscious mom, recently ordered a burger and fries at D.C.'s Shake Shack during a lunch with friends.
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