Ridiculous diet tips that we (foodies) are fed up of!

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You suddenly realise you need to lose weight. So, after reading a few good diet books, meeting with a dietician, and enrolling yourself at the nearby Zumba class, you are all set. You have started eating at small intervals, having light dinners, avoiding late night snacks, hitting the gym regularly, and sleeping on time.

All you have to do is be patient and be yourself. But does that really happen? You bump into Mr. Kapoor in the elevator, and he tells you about a certain herbal product that helped his niece lose 5 kilos within 2 months. OR a certain Pammi Aunty comes over and croons, “Oh My God! Pregnancy me kuch zyada hi weight badh gaya, nahi? Why don’t you try the XYZ diet, betaji?”

bon happetee best food logging appInside your head you are going “Aaaaaaah! Leave me alone”. There is nothing more frustrating, we know. As foodies, or may we say ‘smart foodies’ (now that you have been following bon happetee), we hate when someone tells us to STOP eating something. Because firstly, we loooovvveeee food … we get mad when our friends want to just meet up and it’s not at a food joint, we almost get offended when someone wants us to share our popcorn (though we know that sharing food is really important), and food for us, is basically our soulmate. Secondly, we know better. We know that giving up certain foods is not the way to lose weight.
However, it is hard to shut up the aforementioned Pammi aunties and Kapoor uncles. And since we cannot shut them up, let’s just go over some hilarious diet tips we have heard and have a good laugh over it. Continue reading

SKIP A MEAL? SAY GOODBYE TO WEIGHT LOSS!!

Skip a meal. A tried and tested formula. After all, who hasn’t done that in their weight loss journey? To drop off a few kilos, it’s usual to start with skipping meals, assuming not eating will help lose weight.

Yes, it does help in weight loss, but for how long… a few days, a week maybeBon happetee weight loss and weight gain app

People who skip meals do not realize that they later gorge on high-calorie, nutrient-poor snacks and in between meals. More often than not overcompensating for the skipped meal.

Try to remember how many times you have gorged on a few biscuits or made yourself a 2-minute noodle because you were feeling low as a result of your skipping a meal.

Dealing with hunger pangs and energy drain is just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to what’s going on in your body when you decide to forgo an entire meal.

While your body’s exact reaction to a missed meal will depend on your age, health, and diet, the act of skipping can jump-start a range of physiological processes!

Let’s take a peek and see what really happens when you skip a meal: Continue reading