Mardi Gras: As Americans Try to Drop Pandemic Pounds – ‘Not Today!’
February 21, 2023 11:00AM CST
This is how my family does Mardi Gras: Chicago Style. We recklessly break through the plastic to grab the goodies by 8 a.m. Can you tell that I’m the only female in the family?! LOL
A survey of 2,000 Americans reveals that 95% of us – the vast majority – have tried to lose weight, over the past five years. Not today, for Mardi Gras, of course… But starting tomorrow?
44% have struggled so much with weight loss, that they have ended up gaining 21 pounds, or more.
Lack of motivation, willpower, expenses, and time were common challenges.
69% of those with hybrid work schedules eat more at home than in the office.
“Weight loss is a journey, not a sprint,” Nutrisystem dietitian Courtney McCormick said. “Aiming to lose a healthy 1-2 pounds per week will set you up for lasting success.”
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