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watch what one eats

watch what one eats

Date: Feb 14 2019

Themes: Celebrity, Food, Pop Culture

Quote

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“Just like anybody, I try to watch what I eat.”

Actress Jennifer Lopez, talking about food

Definition

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eat healthy food; not eat too much food

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Food. It’s a four-letter word that we literally cannot live without. Some people don’t have enough. Some people have way too much. Or too much of the wrong kind.

At any given time, about 20% of adults say they are following a diet. They most likely want to lose weight, so they give up sugar, or bread, or other unhealthy food. Maybe they count calories. Maybe they only drink juice. Whatever diet they choose, it’s certain that they are paying attention to every bite of food that goes into their mouths. They are watching what they are eating.

For celebrities, food is an especially sensitive topic. Models, actresses, and singers often receive criticism when they eat too much or too little. Actress Jennifer Lopez said that she, too, watches what she eats. Even though she’d like to eat everything all the time, she has to eat small portions and make healthy choices.

Do you watch what you eat? When have you not paid attention to your food choices?

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“Sally wants to lose weight for her wedding, so she’s really watching what she eats.”

“My boyfriend is obsessed with being fit. He always watches what he eats.”

“I’d love a piece of cake, but I’m watching what I eat right now.”

Winners

1. Winners - See who guessed the slang definition correctly.

GWTA Pay attention to what you eat
by GWTASuper Member!
a2020 See what food she is eating and care about it.
by a2020
to eat consciously
by tennisball
Eating just healthy food paying attention to low fat and calories food
by Zulimay
to watch what to eat means to be attentive at his own body
by Valentina Monaco
The expression "what what I eat" means to understand the useful qualities of products I eat.
by Nastya0901
Hazelgirl Here "watch" means "be careful", so watch what you eat means be careful about your food, eat healthy food and don't eat too much food :)
by Hazelgirl
Press1 be more careful with calories and the choices of food
by Press1
sara1998 to take care about foods you eat
by sara1998
ortiz2037 Choosing carefully what to eat...
by ortiz2037
Manu4 To take care about food consumption
by Manu4
nyamekye she has to be careful not to get fat.
by nyamekye
It´s when you´re eating healthy and you try to avoid unhealthy food, for example fast food.
by AgentSilence

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Umnia

Sudan

I actually never whatsh what I eat cause I like to eat a lot and I like so many types of food even the unhealthy ones 

12:44 PM Feb 19 2019 |

inventive2

inventive2

Iran, Islamic Republic Of

I always watch what I eat, not only for physical fitness but to maintain healthy.
In my opinion, physical fitness and healthy are dependent on each other.

11:52 AM Feb 14 2019 |

bluesky97

bluesky97

Iran, Islamic Republic Of

Few years ago I got a disease and I noticed that my lifestyle wasnt healthy. I used to eat sweets and cola and many unhealthy foods.


So I decidead to change my bad habits and stopped eating many junk foods.


Now I watch what I am eating and this is my habit.


I dont eat sugar at all or sometimes if I have to in travel or with friends!


I reduced fat in my foods and eat more vegetables.


Never drink cola or other unhealthy drinks.


I exercise everyday and walk few days per week.


Now I am healthy and I am happy about my decision😉

09:26 AM Feb 14 2019 |

asef

asef

Afghanistan

I think if anybody wants keep him/her self healthier and young and sickness, Illness will not following them, they should definitely keep an eye on what they are eating.  I am always watching what i eat !

03:49 AM Feb 14 2019 |

bora_78

bora_78Super Member!

Turkey

I always want to keep fit , so I am really watching  what my eat.

07:05 PM Feb 13 2019 |

OPQ

OPQ

China

I am living in the U.S. now.  There are so much delicious food and lots of different kinds of food here, and the price is affordable. It’s hard to resist. So i don’t watching what i eat now..  but i would do more exercise after i eat.

06:11 AM Apr 13 2015 |

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Staisy

Staisy

Russian Federation

 In most cases I dont allow myself to eat much, but sometimes  I can not control my appetite, so  it  is always makes me feel  guilty  for not watching what I eat.

07:14 PM Apr 12 2015 |

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buttafly

buttafly

Germany

I’ve been a healthy eater most of my life. Now that I’m in my 40s I do of course feel the struggle of a slower metabolism. Every now an then I try to give my body the extra health kick by eating more green leavy veggies, 5 portions of fruit and of course that extra boost of energy by adding nuts and seeds to the salad.
Is it working? I think it is. Ones physical health is the reflexion of how you live your life.simple as that ….

04:56 AM Aug 30 2014 |

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bienemaja

bienemaja

Andorra

I ’ m  on holidays and I don ’ t watch what I eat now, but after the holidays….

07:25 PM Jul 15 2014 |

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Hazelgirl

Hazelgirl

Iran, Islamic Republic Of

@Mr. Learner,


My reply was according to Dr. Dadamo’s website, he claims his research shows and proves it, but yes, you are right, among all scientist it still isn’t supported. Most of criticisms are related to lack of evidence supporting the associations between disease and blood types, but i myself agree with different effects of food on people.

05:39 AM Jul 13 2014 |

Mr. Learner

Peru

@Hazelgirl, 

Really?!
What I read is the opposite! 
“The consensus among dietitians, physicians, and scientists is that the theory is unsupported by scientific evidence.” 

Maybe it is still a hypothesis! 

11:50 PM Jul 12 2014 |

Hazelgirl

Hazelgirl

Iran, Islamic Republic Of

Thanks, as i read, it seems the theory has been proven ;)

06:42 PM Jul 12 2014 |

Mr. Learner

Peru

@Hazelgirl, 

You don’t need to read the whole article. I just thought it might have some good headlines and highlights.  

Good luck 

06:37 PM Jul 12 2014 |

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Mr. Learner

Peru

@Hazelgirl, 


http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Blood_type_diet 

06:33 PM Jul 12 2014 |

Hazelgirl

Hazelgirl

Iran, Islamic Republic Of

@Mr. Learner,


I DO NOT KNOW!!


         

06:30 PM Jul 12 2014 |

Mr. Learner

Peru

@Hazelgirl, 

Thanks, it sounds interesting.
However, I’m a little bit sceptical about this theory. Is it scientfically proven? Or is it just a hypothesis?

06:18 PM Jul 12 2014 |

Hazelgirl

Hazelgirl

Iran, Islamic Republic Of

Check it out for complete details:


www.soulcraft.co/info/food_chart.htm


05:37 PM Jul 12 2014 |

Hazelgirl

Hazelgirl

Iran, Islamic Republic Of

@Mr. Learner,


You are welcome, we are here to learn, and you did not make any mistakes, you just have another point of view in this subject ;)


well, on this blow table you can find some food suggestion depends on your type, it’s really interesting, when i learned sth about that, i was able to realize why some people hate some kinds of food and why the others love them to death!! its something natural…so amazing, isn’t it?


05:35 PM Jul 12 2014 |

Mr. Learner

Peru

@Hazelgirl & Peter, 

 
After the last two comments of Hazelgirl, I’m speechless. I can’t disagree anymore. :-#
You beat me up. I was wrong to take the proverb literally. ( . _ . ; )

Two thanks for you, the first for making me notice my mistake, and the second for the medical information. Actually, it is the first time I hear about such a thing. I think I’ll search in  the internet to find more information. I want to know my suitable food.
Speaking of which, I heard that in Korea, blood group is a very important information. Because they believe that each blood group has specific characterstics. So they are taking blood group in considration in a lot of things. 

05:14 PM Jul 12 2014 |

cacakiko

Algeria

hello

04:15 PM Jul 12 2014 |

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