The notion that it’s O.K. to eat everything in moderation is just an excuse to eat whatever you want.
Everything in Moderation = The notion that it’s O.K. to eat everything in moderation is just an excuse to eat whatever you want.
When it comes to losing weight and living a healthy lifestyle, most people will say: "Everything in moderation." While that saying is snappy and cute, it is a myth. Here's why:
Below is one example. The Cleveland Clinic describes moderate alcohol consumption. Below that is Joy Bauer's take on the same subject.
For this example, I agree with Joy Bauer.
By the way, my favorite beer is the one pictured below. I drink it in moderation. Whatever that means.
These are two slides from my presentation: Health is Your Greatest Wealth
To add to the confusion, the CDC states:
This definition (the one that the Cleveland Clinic goes by) is referring to the amount consumed on any single day and is not intended as an average over several days.
Once again, I'll stick with Joy Bauer's observation. Now, pass the Blue Moon ... please.
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Welcome to my blog about diet, health, and lifestyle issues. You'll find snippets and tidbits to assist with living a healthier lifestyle. Enjoy. - Ken Leebow
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