It’s not just an age-related slowdown in metabolism that adds a pound here or there. A study, published in the New England Journal of Medicine, followed the diets of over 120,000 non-obese participants over a 20-year span.
The average participant gained 3.35 pounds every four years, for a total weight gain of 16.8 pounds in 20 years. Increased daily servings of potato chips, potatoes, sugar-sweetened beverages, unprocessed red meat, and processed meats, were associated with weight gain. Let’s see how these foods affect your weight and their possible temptation-replacements.
[Source: Healthy Times Blog]