How to Get Fat Slideshow

Be a Couch Potato

Don't exercise! Lie around on the couch, take the elevator, and look for the closest parking spot.

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Take a Big Gulp


Get lots of calories from liquids! Drink soda, juices, lemonade, fruit punch, and fruity cocktails.

Indulge in Emotional Eating


Use food as comfort! Eat when you are stressed out, lonely, bored, or sad.

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Load Up on Refined Carbohydrates


Eat lots of refined carbs. White breads and bagels, cookies, cakes, crackers, pies, and candy are all fair game.

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Don't Forget About the Fat


Choose lots of unhealthy fat in your diet! Fast foods, chips, fried foods, many packaged and frozen foods, and cook with lots of oil and butter.

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Subtract the Fiber


Eat less fiber. Not too many fruits, vegetables, or whole grains.

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Make It Hard on Yourself


Surround yourself with temptation. Keep junk food readily available and go to the all-you-can-eat buffet or pastry shop.

Engage in Mindless Eating

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Eat absentmindedly. Eat while watching TV, reading, or driving.

Skip Breakfast


Skip breakfast and have a big lunch and dinner. Have your biggest meal right before bedtime. Remember: It's all about lifestyle changes... not diets!

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