Tuesday, December 14, 2010
What To Say about PointsPlus?
Why did Weight Watchers change? The Momentum and previously the Points Plan worked wonderfully for so many people for 13 years. Research and science has as usual changed things, with current research its been discovered that not every food is created equally in terms of how your body processes it and what energy it uses. So now the points represent the energy left over after your body has used some of it to process the food. Am I making sense?
So what's the good things to focus on and the bad? Before we used to look for low calorie, low fat, high fiber foods. Now we are asked to focus on high fiber and high protein foods and try to reduce the high carbohydrate and fat foods. This is not a no/low carb diet its just our body benefits more from high fiber/protein foods they leave us feeling fuller longer and heck these foods are good for us and just make sense.
Basically, its the same plan they are just trying to get us thinking more in terms of real food not fake low calorie foods that's full of artificial flavours, colours, sweeteners, in other words... chemicals. The plan hasn't changed, its still eat less and move more, just think of eat less, eat better and move more!
As I grow with this new plan, I'm sure I'll have more insights to share with you.