Yummy Foods That Sabotage Your Diet Video

Small modifications to your lifestyle, like tweaking your diet, can help start the process of losing weight and becoming healthier. The Doctors explain what foods can sabotage your diet.
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Yummy Foods That Sabotage Your Diet Dr. Travis Stork: And you all know that you need to watch your calories but the problem is a lot of times people don’t realize how many calories you may be overeating with simple little things like maybe your nightly dessert. Dr. Lisa Masterson: Right and a lot of times that fat just sneaks up. You just don’t know. Dr. Travis Stork: You don’t. Let’s take a brownie. I have to confess brownies are my weakness. One brownie contains 243 calories, 10 grams of fat. If you love them it’s okay to eat every known and then indulge but if you eat this everyday that’s an extra 1700 calories, 70 grams of fat every week. So it doesn’t matter if you're eating healthy all the other times because that’s -- Dr. Jim Sears: It’s going to add up. Dr. Travis Stork: It’s going to add up. Well, how about this? Pizza, if you pick say supreme pizza and you have three slices on the weekend, 1260 calories, 66 grams of fat. Well, here’s what happens. You eat a brownie every night, no big deal right? Three slices of supreme pizza on the weekend, do you know how much that adds up to over the course of a year, 4.7 million calories. Dr. Jim Sears: Whoa! Tara: Wow! Dr. Travis Stork: A quarter million grams of fat. Dr. Jim Sears: So you get to sum -- to burn all that up, huh? Dr. Travis Stork: That’s 1300 pounds of fat right here just from the one brownie a night and a three slices of supreme pizza on the weekend. Dr. Drew Ordon: Do you know how long it would take me to suck that out? I’d be tired. Dr. Travis Stork: Well actually you know what? You know how much you'd be sucking out per person, 22 pounds, 22 extra pounds per person. Dr. Drew Ordon: It’s a lot of work. I couldn’t do that in a day. I don’t think.

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