You’re making healthier meals, watching your portions and trying to move more. So why aren’t you losing weight? You may be making one of these sneaky, subtle diet mistakes. Here’s how to stop tripping yourself up when it comes to weight loss.
Weight-Loss Mistake #1: Guzzling your calories
And we’re not just talking about alcohol (although booze is a notorious calorie bomb). The market for juice and smoothie bars globally is forecast to reach $11 billion in 2016, and those healthy-seeming beverages-yes, even green juice!-can pack on pounds, says Ellie Krieger, R.D., author of Small Changes, Big Results“Not only do they contain lots of calories, but they leave you hungry and prone to overeating,” she adds. Slurping doesn’t seem to set off the same chemical reaction that contributes to satiety that chewing does.
Excerpted from Eating Well