Although I've been counting macros for a year and a half, in the back of my mind I still have "fear foods" -- those foods that I've believed all my life to immediately transform into adipose upon ingestion. Of course, I KNOW it does not work like that. Our bodies need carbs, protein, and fat to function and at the end of the day it is total calories in vs calories out that determine weather extra fat is stored. But after you've been taught something your whole life, it's always a little scary to let go of old fears... no matter how ridiculous.
All that to say, I haven't had a Krispy Kreme doughnut (or a LEGIT doughnut -- I've only had protein "doughnuts") in 10 years! It is definitely something that in
I'd like to start intentionally incorporating more of these "fear foods" into my diet. I'm not going to go crazy with it, but maybe once a week or so I'm going to get a McDonald's hamburger. I'll eat that freaking twinkie (which is now one of my favs btw!). It's called SCIENCE and it works. I am living, breathing proof.
I challenge you to do the same! What are some foods you've been afraid of? Make sure you get all your micros and fiber in, but I challenge you to incorporate a "fear food" into your macros this week. Slowly but surely, you'll become a little less crazy. ;P
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