Skip Nav
Healthy Recipes
These Lemon Raspberry Muffins Call For 1 Surprising Ingredient
Health News
Here's Exactly How Much You Should Be Exercising If You Sit at a Desk All Day, Says Science
Before and After Weight Loss
How a Wedding and True Determination Helped Geneva Lose 100 Pounds

Have You Ever Given Up an Unhealthy Food?

I'm a firm believer in everything in moderation, except when it comes to french fries — my thought on the subject is usually "there's no such thing as too many." So a few months ago (spurred by this study claiming that french fries are at the top of the foods that are making us fat), I decided to challenge myself and see how long I could go without eating them.

Forgoing sharing fries with friends at happy hour or dinner has been a little hard, but it has saved me a few calories and forced me to make healthier choices overall, like ordering a side of broccoli with my burger instead. And while I'm not sure how long this self-imposed no-fries rule will last, I'm noticing that I crave them less and less the longer I stay away.

Have you ever given up an unhealthy food? What did you give up, and how long did it last?

Image Source: Thinkstock
Around The Web
Join The Conversation
Lovely_1 Lovely_1 4 years
soda! I dont drink any pop or diet pop. SOMETIMES I have one sip of a friends then nearly choke and vow to never drink it again.
Giasbash6260 Giasbash6260 4 years
I have given up tons of unhealthy food and I currently still DO NOT TOUCH THEM... I have been doing this for 10 years and I am still going strong. I crave salmon and spaghetti squash, not pasta and cheese sauce. I want butternut squash, not donuts. I adore stevia, not sugar.
amber512 amber512 4 years
Overly processed food in general. Having to go gluten-free definitely helped with that!
zc zc 4 years
soda - been over 2 years and I don't miss it!
awesomepants awesomepants 4 years
Yupp. Chips.
How to Add More Probiotic Foods to Your Diet
Are Pasture-Raised Eggs Healthier?
How to Be Healthier
DIY Mason Jar Snack Idea
Why You Have to Be Positive to Lose Weight
Dinner Weight Loss Tips
Hemp Seeds and Weight Loss

POPSUGAR, the #1 independent media and technology company for women. Where more than 75 million women go for original, inspirational content that feeds their passions and interests.

From Our Partners
Latest Fitness
X