If I eat the snack size bag or bar, it’s okay because it’s less calories. Right?  This is true, but according to a recent study published by the Journal of Consumer Research this could spell trouble for chronic dieters.  They reported that people who are continually dieting tend to eat more junk food because they eat more of the snack size portions of these junk foods.  They underestimate the number of calories they are still consuming, and they think because it’s in a small package that it’s a diet food.

Junk food in a smaller package is still junk food and not the type of calories that you want to be consuming for energy and fuel.  If you constantly searching for the next new great diet, I encourage you to talk with a nutritionist or someone to help you develope a plan.