Fat Burning, Weight Loss, Diet and Fitness Question of the Week

Every week I answer a question or questions that are sent in to me regarding fat burning, weight loss, diet, fitness and  or the Fat X program. This week's question is about snacking and dieting.

How do I stop snacking? I wan't to lose weight but I'm always snacking. Any tips?

Don't stop snacking. Snacking has gotten a bad reputation and now has a negative connotation. That's because of what people normally snack on and not because snacking is bad. People gain weight because they snack on calorie dense food that's usually nutritionally empty, not necessarily because they snack. If you like to snack, and you try to take that out of your diet routine, you're going to fail. Sooner or later most people get fed up and go back to snacking. The key is not trying to stop snacking, but to use snacking as a weight loss and healthy living strategy.

Five Low Calorie Nutritious Snacks
  • Celery with white tuna or chicken breast
  • Whole grain crackers with tuna or chicken breast
  • Sliced Cucumber with lemon
  • Sunflower seeds in a shell (takes time to consume)
  • Peanuts in a shell ( takes time to consume)
There are definitely more, but these are just a few to get you started. Feel free to e-mail your questions and comment.


Anonymous said...

i don't have a comment but i wanted to ask a question.....when i snack or eat, i tend to always eat the same thing. it's not fattening or out of the diet plan that you want us to follow. it is actually very much in the diet plan you have for us, but the problem is that, most of the time i eat the same thing, like a plain salad or celery with peanut butter. now can i keep continuing to do that or would you prefer us to eat randomly(different)?

Fat X said...

If you can stick to eating the same thing and not get bored, as long as it's healthy I don't see a problem with it.

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