We don’t need to overcomplicate it. If you consume more calories than you burn, you will gain weight. That is where fat comes from. Not eating fruit, or bread, or dairy…
I’m not advocating eating disgusting amounts of any one particular food. Overall yes, you should eat “healthy”. But people are afraid to eat certain foods because they fear they will automatically turn to fat. I’ve seen people avoid eating a piece or fruit or a slice of cheese out of fear. And that fear is not only irrational, but misguided. Sure, if you eat tons of cheese, you’ll end up gaining some fat. It’s not because cheese itself contains fat. It’s because you’ll end up consuming a lot of calories. Really, its that simple!
You can lose weight eating only junk food as long as your calories are low enough. Is it ideal? No, of course not. But it ALWAYS comes down to calories in vs calories out. You simply cannot gain weight if your calories are less than you’re burning, even if that calories are from straight carbs.
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