7 Surprising Weight Gain Culprits

Are you accidentally sabotaging your diet?

7 Surprising Weight Gain Culprits

You think your diet is nutritious and your fitness routine is on the right track so why are you packing on the pounds or struggling to shed the weight? Read on to learn how aspects of day-to-day lifestyle could be interfering with your ability to lose weight.


While whole potatoes do have healthy minerals and vitamins—and even a resistant starch that can help with weight loss—it’s time to stop kidding yourself when you think potato chips are part of a healthy diet. According to a study published in the New England Journal of Medicine, potato chips topped the list on dietary factors that were strongly associated with weight gain over a four-year period.

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We all love a good cup of coffee to wake us up in the morning. But that routine drink may be doing good things for your health. Turns out, drinking coffee could help you do three big things: burn fat, lower your risk of type 2 diabetes, and boost your mood. Watch the video below to see how, plus three ways to spice up your coffee with adding calories!