If We’re Exercising, Why Aren’t We Losing Weight?

Very interesting article! Please read 🙂

ReNu Your Life Fitness & Neuro Wellness

The headline last year said it all, “US Waistlines Expands Despite More Exercise”. So if we’re exercising, why are so many of us overweight or obese? Isn’t exercise the “cure”? As a personal trainer and fitness professional, I’d like to say yes. However, Americans can’t lose weight until we become honest about how we eat.

Here’s an example. Google “Dunkin Donuts Donut Breakfast Sandwich”, and you’ll find the web abuzz with rave reviews and many touting “Only 360 calories!” You’re thinking, 360 calories isn’t bad for breakfast. I can eat that! Hold on a minute. Let’s see what you’re getting from the ingredient list:

Glazed Donut: Donut [Enriched Unbleached Wheat Flour (Wheat Flour, Malted Barley Flour, Niacin, Iron as Ferrous Sulfate, Thiamin Mononitrate, Enzyme, Riboflavin, Folic Acid), Palm Oil, Water, Dextrose, Soybean Oil, Whey (a milk derivative), Skim Milk, Yeast, Contains less than 2% of the following: Salt, Leavening…

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