CommunityBrowse groupsBlogEtiquetteInvite Your friendsSuccess Stories


Food that will absolutely put on the pounds, regardless of exercise

McDonalds milk shakes and Movie popcorn.

Mon. Jan 8, 3:23pm

Add comment  
not if you include the calories in them into your alotment for the day!

Monday, January 08, 2007, 3:26 PM

Add comment
test your theory. Eat one every day within your "alloted calories". Sure you won't gain.

Monday, January 08, 2007, 3:37 PM

Add comment
there's no shortage of attitude on the forum today...

i would think that the fat content and amount of sodium and/or sugar as well as any trans fats that might be present would not be so easy to work off. i don't buy the theory that calories-in vs. calories-out is the only thing one needs to pay attention to when trying to lose weight.

Monday, January 08, 2007, 3:46 PM

Add comment
I'm pretty sure this would do it.

watch the video and weep. I mean, wow.

Monday, January 08, 2007, 5:31 PM

Add comment
Well for 3:37

I looked up and a McDonalds small vanilla triple thick shake is 420 calories. Not that it's the most healthy for you but if I had that with a McDonalds Bacon Ranch salad with Grilled Chicken I'd be looking at another 250 for the salad (minus 10 cause I don't eat the tomatos) and 40 for one package of the Balsalmic Vinagrette dressing I'd have all my dinner for 710 calories. Which I normally budget about 700 for dinner. So while it's not ideal to eat everyday, yes I think I could eat that dinner everyday including the milkshake and still continue to lose weight. You don't have to deprive yourself anything, but when you cheat you really need to plan well to not kill yourself and get the smallest size for your cheat so you cure the crave without killing the diet.

Monday, January 08, 2007, 5:33 PM

Add comment
I eat burgers and shakes all the time. I do not cut anything out of my diet....and I am still losing as long as I keep up my daily exercise and don't binge.

Monday, January 08, 2007, 6:54 PM

Add comment
I realise this is a thread about weight loss, but aren't you concerned about your health? Isn't the goal something more substantial than losing the pounds with as little lifestyle change as possible?

Monday, January 08, 2007, 6:59 PM

Add comment
Indeed...has no one seen the movie Supersize Me?

Friday, March 16, 2007, 4:52 PM

Add comment
I would have to say soda - ALWAYS is the reason for me gaining weight.

Friday, March 16, 2007, 4:59 PM

Add comment
I think allowing anything into your diet in moderation is okay. Be healthy 95% of the time and have the treats 5%. As long as it's not a regular thing it won't kill you. Sometimes when I go to the movies I'll get a kids size popcorn--doesn't do any damage. And if I know I want a really rich dessert or meal then I eat light at the other meals.
Diets don't last for me if I deprive myself of everything that I like.

Friday, March 16, 2007, 8:03 PM

Add comment
No matter what you eat ( candy,popcorn, fast food, etc...) if you burn 500 more calories a day than you consume YOU WILL LOOSE WEIGHT

Saturday, March 17, 2007, 12:30 AM

Add comment
You will L O S E, not LOOSE. Haven't you been reading the grammar thread =)

Tuesday, March 27, 2007, 5:35 PM

Add comment

Related Content:

How To Lose Weight- The Basics
Weight Watchers Points System
The Fat Smash Diet
The Eat To Live Diet
The Beck Diet Solution
How To Get The Motivation To Lose Weight


How To Be Successful Using PEERtrainer

How To Burn Fat
Online Weight Loss Support- How It Works
Does Green Tea Help You Lose Weight?
Tips On Using PEERtrainer
Visit The PEERtrainer Community
Diet and Fitness Resources


Weight Watchers Meetings
Learning To Inspire Others: You Already Are
Writing Down Your Daily Workouts
Spending Money On A Personal Trainer?
How I Became A Marathon Runner


Preventive Health

How To Prevent Injuries During Your Workout
Flu Season: Should You Take The Flu Shot?
Are You Really Ready To Start PEERtrainer?
Super Foods That Can Boost Your Energy
Reversing Disease Through Nutrition

New Diet and Fitness Articles:

Weight Watchers Points Plus
How To Adjust Your Body To Exercise
New: Weight Watchers Momentum Program
New: PEERtrainer Blog Archive
Review Of The New Weight Watchers Momentum Program

Weight Loss Motivation by Joshua Wayne:

Why Simple Goal Setting Is Not Enough
How To Delay Short Term Gratification
How To Stay Motivated
How To Exercise With A Busy Schedule

Real World Nutrition and Fitness Questions

Can Weight Lifting Help You Lose Weight?
Are Protein Drinks Safe?
Nutrition As Medicine?

Everyday Weight Loss Tips

How To Eat Healthy At A Party
How To Eat Out And Still Lose Weight
The Three Bite Rule
Tips On How To Stop A Binge