More than half of the adults in the United States consume more calories on weekend days than they do on weekdays. How many extra calories are consumed by these weekend food warriors?
1. 84 to 411
2. 45 to 85
3. 210 to 502
The correct answer is number1: 84 to 411 calories. The extra calories consumed on holidays is even higher―340. To keep weekend and holiday eating from wrecking your weight-loss effort, try these tips:
Wake up at your regular time on weekends and eat breakfast (instead of sleeping late and consuming a heavy brunch).
Weigh in on Friday morning and Sunday night.
Keep a journal and record your food intake.
Minimize alcoholic drinks; their empty calories pack on pounds.
Increase your exercise time on weekends.
Bathing suit season is around the corner. If you manage your eating on weekends and holidays, you’ll be ready to bare arms.