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New study reveals your skinniest day of the week

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When it comes to weight loss and nutrition, does it really matter what you eat during the week versus what you eat on the weekends? According to scientists, it absolutely does.

A recent study published in the journal Obesity Facts found that most people lose weight during the course of a week and then gain some on the weekends, so this means you’re likely to be lightest on Friday and heaviest on Sunday.

The data also revealed that typically the decisions you make during the week are going to have the biggest impact on your weight—and therefore on your health and beauty.

Of course, the number on the scale does not automatically equal good health. Other factors like Body Mass Index (BMI), a measure of body fat based on height and weight, should be considered.

According to Dr. Mehmet Oz and Dr. Michael Roizen, founders of YouBeauty, there are key steps to maintaining healthy habits and a healthy weight.

They strongly encourage eating a breakfast that consists of only whole grains (such as steel cut oatmeal), and protein (such as egg whites, turkey sausage or a tofu scramble).

They also recommend eating the same thing for lunch every day.

Researchers at the University of Buffalo and the University of Vermont found that when people ate the same thing for lunch every day for a week, they ate 125 fewer calories on day five than they had on day one.

In addition, the doctors recommend planning your meals out for the week and having a “food buddy” to keep each other accountable.



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