Strategies for Losing Weight
Obstacle: Avoiding Comfort Foods
We have an innate preference for familiar foods, a safeguard left over from a time when unfamiliar foods could turn out to be poisonous. This is why we find the dishes our mothers fed us as children comforting. Unfortunately, many of these food staples—macaroni and cheese, cookies and milk—are good for the soul, but bad for the waistline.