"Harmless" Bites That Wreck Your Bod
Adding them to your diet without logging more gym time piles on a shocking number of pounds.
Splitting his large order of fries. You may think forgoing a burger for a salad allows you to splurge. But noshing half an order of fries once a week packs on 4 lbs./yr.
Sharing mozzarella sticks as an appetizer. Four with marinara equal 440 calories. Once weekly at dinner, thats an extra 6.5 lbs./yr.
Splitting a bottle of red wine with a meal. A half bottle contains 2.5 5-oz. glasses and about 315 calories. All that booze on your Saturday date nights adds on 5 lbs./yr.
Ordering a large popcorn. Even without butter, your half is 600-plus calories. Have it on Friday movie nights, and that's 9.5 lbs./yr.
Eating a small scoop of ice cream from his bowl. It may appear to be a tiny amount, but if you eat it once weekly, you'll gain 2 lbs./yr.
Getting chips and guac. It's hard not to cave in every week or so. But eventually, it adds up to 2 lbs./yr.
ANNUAL TOTAL: 29 pounds!