When in comes to preparing food, summertime has it all over the other seasons, according to me, at least. One of the reasons I find it so much easier, no matter how busy I am, is that I can enjoy raw, chilled and grilled foods without turning on the oven.
This psychological effect, is known as social modeling. What it boils down to is that most people tend to eat less than they normally would if they dined alone when their companion consumes smaller portions of food.
New research shows that people who keep a journal were more likely to be successful at taking off pounds than those who didn’t. In fact the researchers say it’s the #1 piece of advice they’d offer people who are trying to lose weight.
To Weight Watchers members, this is not new news. It’s so 1970’s! Journaling, tracking, whatever you want to call it, has been a vital part of our program for years upon years.