posted on Jun, 2 2012 @ 06:03 PM
reply to post by truthseeker1984
First off, S&F for the post, very well put together.
It's so blatantly obvious the way things are put together sometimes isn't it? That the simple truth can be right there to see, and yet people don't
really see it for what it is. The old food pyramid is always "eat your bread, start your day off with cereal and toast," and while 30 years ago it
was probably less harmful, the introduction of these fake sugars into almost everything we eat has seen the weight gain epedemic become a problem
throughout the modern world.
Like you, I have always see-sawed with weight, due to different factors. Depression, lack of time, general tiredness all have an impact on your
overall willingness to eat right and exercise.
What I found, was if you want to lose weight, or even just improve your health, it's not so much a case of what you eat, more how much
eat. Swapping this for that in your diet, changing how it's cooked, and of course changing the portion sizes you are used to can have a dramatic
effect on your weight gain or loss.
Simple exercise also has it's benefits. It's sometimes not a matter of slugging it out at the gym or running a marathon everyday, sometimes it's
deciding to walk to the shops or down to the school instead of driving. My silly secret is spending half an hour boxing on the Wii every day. It's
good cardio if you really get into it. When you're walking, try running for 50 metres or so at a time. You eventually find yourself running the whole