14 Ways You Lie to Yourself About Your Weight
Weight loss lies
I can't afford to buy healthy food.
In reality, people prioritize and spend money on what's important to them, says Amy Goodson, RD, co-author of Swim, Bike, RunEat ($17; amazon.com). "You may pay more for some healthy and organic food, but you are getting more nutrient quality for your dollar," she says. Plus, there are plenty of ways to save.Â Seasonal, local produce costs less than fruits and veggies shipped from afarand the more-frugal frozen stuff is just as nutritious as fresh. You can also buy lean meats in bulk when they're on sale and freeze what you don't use for later.
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I just don't like the taste of healthy food.
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My jeans don't fit because they shrunk in the wash.
I worked out today, so I can have this bowl of ice cream.
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I eat healthy all week so I can indulge on the weekend.
My mom's fat, so no matter what I do, I'm always going to be overweight too.
I can have another glass of wineit's healthy!
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I skip breakfast, so I'm already cutting enough calories.
I can't lose weight because I have kids.
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Losing weight is impossible because I'm hungry all the time.
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