“Successful” MyFitnessPal Users

MyFitnessPal, a popular smartphone app with 150 million users, has released some interesting data about "successful users" who lost weight. All users ate similar amounts of carbs, fat and protein. However, the successful ones ate 29% more dietary fiber–but not near the recommended amount. Successful users also ate 11% less meat, 13% fewer eggs, but 10% more yogurt and almonds. They also ate more fruit, vegetables, grains, and olive oil. Read more… (The writer has no conflicts-of-interest.)

PositiveTip: High-quality food choices–especially fiber content–help promote weight loss.