20 Reasons Why You Just Can’t Lose Weight Yet
Reason #9: You’re avoiding healthy foods
When they go on a diet, many people start avoiding certain foods thinking they’re unhealthy, when in fact they could be excellent sources of nutrients. One of the most common examples are plain white potatoes!
You’d be surprised by how many people start avoiding potatoes once they go on a diet – or you may be one of them as well.
Sure, eating French fries filled with salt and oil makes you gain weight, In fact, eating white potatoes frequently can increase your weight gain risk regardless of how you cook them – but so does any other food!
White potatoes are an affordable and accessible source of vitamin C, fiber and potassium. As a plus, there are countless ways to serve them, many of which include other healthy ingredients as well!
The healthiest ways to enjoy potatoes are if you bake or roast them. If you have an air fryer, nutritionists suggest it’s also a good option that helps you get that French fry texture.