Weight Loss Tip: Open the sandwich

Weight Loss Tip - Open your sandwichWeight Loss Tip - Open your sandwich

Half the bread in your sandwich.  

Bread and carbohydrates can be the enemy of weight loss and maintenance.  Most bread is low in fiber will not keep you full long and many of us who are trying to lose or maintain our weight struggle with the number of carbohydrates we eat.  If you put you sandwich on one piece of bread of 2-half pieces of bread, you will reduce your calories.  Double up on the veggies, and it will keep you full longer.  

Weight Loss Tip - Open your sandwich

Weight Loss Tip – Open your sandwich

Bottom line: Halving the bread and making it an open sandwich or burger will reduce your calories.  Use the veggies to increase the size of the sandwich and keep you feeling full longer.    

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I am a family physician who has served in the US Army. In 2016, I found myself overweight, out of shape, and unhealthy, so I made a change to improve my health. This blog is the chronology of my path to better health and what I have learned along the way.

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