20 Habits that Make People FatI am going to address the 20 items on the list and where I am in terms of whether or not I do the listed offense. I found this article on Yahoo Health. It was an eye opener for me.
FAT HABIT #1: Eating "low-fat"- Innocent. I think the only thing I get low fat is milk. Yay!
FAT HABIT #2: Not seeking nutrition advice. Guility!-- I think it would definitely help to meet with a nutritionalist. I do however try to stay abreast and well read on nutrition and health info.
FAT HABIT #3: Sleeping too little or too much--Guilty! I am working on this. Shooting for an earlier bedtime.
FAT HABIT #6: Skipping meals---Innocent! I could stand to have healthy snacks between meals.
FAT HABIT #7: Eating too quickly--Guilty!
FAT HABIT #8: Watching too much TV---Guilty ...really GUILTY!
FAT HABIT #9: Ordering the combo meal---Guilty!
FAT HABIT #11: Eating off larger plates--Changing. Trying to change this.
FAT HABIT #12: Putting serving dishes on the table--Innocent! I serve from Kitchen on regular meals. Only on holiday do we put food in front of us on the table.
FAT HABIT #13: Choosing white bread ---Guilty! I have used my family as the excuse for not buying whole grain, but I am going to have to buy and eat it just for myself.
FAT HABIT #14: Taking big bites--- Undecided. I am going to have to take a closer look at if I do this.
FAT HABIT #15: Not drinking enough water--Innocent! I stay hydrated.
FAT HABIT #16: Having overweight friends---Innocent. My newer GA friend are slim. I do not really have a best friend here. My FLA friends were normal sized/slim. I hung out with them also.FAT HABIT #17: Eating too late --Guilty. I need to work on this. I need to eat during the better time range. I also need to avoid late night snacking and boredom snacking that occurs late night.
FAT HABIT #18: Not using a scale---Innocent! I have to work to stay away from the scale to often. I also know that if I ignore the scale too much that the weight definitely has a way of sneaking up on me.
FAT HABIT #19: Drinking fruity beverages---Innocent--The only exception is if I go out with girls.