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How will I build this habit of eating healthy snacks?

Sunday, March 03, 2013

I recently read an article about the addictive nature of potato chips and that they are really so unhealthy that they should be considered dangerous. Okay, so I now have a new synonym for Pringles - Poison Chips! Just a little mental tool to help me hesitate before that impetuous purchase.
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DALADYDENEESE 3/6/2013 5:56PM

    My mother , who is about to be 84, and very diet conscious, was talking to me today about the darn chips. Oh those chips, I use to sit down eat a half a gallon of Maple Walnut Ice Cream and an entire bag of Lays Lightly Salted Chips.. Argh :/, emoticon ! Now since I realize the damage I have done to my cholesterol, my body, my bones and joints for putting on all that weight and not eating right and raising my Low Density Lipids, I cut down drastically. I am gonna be darned if I put all this documentation and energy in exercising to go back to the pain and the hips and joint shots and the suffering to eat a bag of chips and ice cream. I now, eat, two, I can eat just two, even though they are lays, I don't buy any large bags, I know they go stale fast OR they go fast into my mouth and into my blood stream. So I really take two, whether it be Lays or Pringles.. emoticon

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LIVELYGIRL2 3/4/2013 3:42PM

  Someone ( no me), in my family eats them everyday almost. I can't convince them to do otherwise... emoticon

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GEORGIAGIRL26 3/4/2013 1:51PM

    That is a good idea. Mom one time drew the Skull and Cross bones on a bag once.
It was a motivation for her to keep out of the potato chips we had 1 yr ago.
Have a good day and see you around! Holly emoticon emoticon

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KOSHIE1 3/4/2013 1:39PM

    Making the mental adjustment is a big move. Finding a replacement is another big move. May I suggest prepping especially crisp veggies and having them easy to grab in the fridge at all times? Like celery, jicama, and carrot sticks? I really like pork rinds, if they fit into your diet.

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FUNKY5RED 3/4/2013 9:55AM

    What a great name for potato chips. I love it! Pringles are poison here, too. They are not allowed near the shopping cart, much less in the house.
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SABLENESS 3/4/2013 9:54AM

    Anything that addictive has got to be bad for you!

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MEADSBAY 3/4/2013 9:31AM

    Especially Pringles- they're not even chips of real potatoes!
Read the ingredient label closely.
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SPARKCHANTAL 3/4/2013 5:54AM

    great trick! mind over matter again.

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WONDERGALE 3/4/2013 12:07AM

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SISTERPRETTY 3/3/2013 11:21PM

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TIMOTHYNOHE 3/3/2013 11:19PM

    And eventually, you won't have to do that. And you may even discover jus thow bad they really taste.

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