5. Fluoride and Tap Water
Did you know that a lot of water has a high amount of fluoride in it which is beneficial toward our teeth but not toward our diet. Fluoride actually prevents your body from absorbing the necessary iodine. Iodine is beneficial for your thyroid. If you find that you have a sluggish thyroid and can allow you to gain weight.
6. Food Condiments
Although condiments contribute to the taste of our meals, there is an extremely high amount of calories in them. The best way to lose weight is by avoiding them. That includes: salad dressing, ketchup, mayonnaise, mustard, BBQ sauce and even sugar in your morning coffee.
7. Size of your Portions
Portion size has increase dramatically over time. Cut down your portions and you will find that the pounds will drop quite rapidly.