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The #1 Reason You’re Not Losing Weight On Weight Watchers Freestyle!

August 31, 2019


since weight watchers freestyle was
released I have noticed that there are really two different sides to the weight
watchers freestyle team people either love it or they hate it most of the
people hate it because they are not finding success with the freestyle plan
today I am here to tell you the biggest mistake you’re making on weight watchers
freestyle and why you are not losing weight hello my friends welcome back to
my channel my name is Breanna and on my channel we can find all sorts of
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content so like I said there seems to be two little camps of Weight Watchers
freestyle there either loving it or you are hating it and odds are you’re hating
it because you haven’t quite figured out how to lose weight on Weight Watchers
freestyle weight lovers freestyle introduced a list of over 200 foods that
are zero smart points and with that comes its own challenges with 200 zero
smart point foods you gain a lot of freedom but you also gain some new
challenges for starters all of us got docked seven smart points and for those
of us that were at the minimum of thirty smart points before now we’re at an even
lower minimum of 23 which seems outrageous when you see how high some
smart points values are for given foods but with all the zeros from our point
foods available it is still very very easy to make a day’s worth of food that
fits into your smart points budget personally speaking I am loving the
Freestyle plan because it is helping me to incorporate very healthy clean Whole
Foods into my diet on a daily basis and because I’m eating those particular
foods I don’t have to quote pay for them by using up my smart points it is a
brilliant brilliant plan but for some you are struggling and if you’re
struggling odds are that’s why you’re here so I’m here to tell you why you are
likely not losing weight now I’m a member of various Weight Watchers
communities I’m a community member on Instagram I am on several Facebook
groups and so I see people’s posts all the time about their frustration with
the free style program and people will say things like I am
eating so many zero smart point foods I’m staying within my 23 smart points
but I’m my weight is coming down slowly or my weight is going up when I read
that I can’t help but think there is one major factor that they are forgetting in
terms of smart points are you ready for this little truth bomb zero smart points
does not mean zero calories I’m gonna let that sink in for a second think
about it at the end of the day no matter what diet plan you’re following you’re
only going to lose weight if the calories you take in is less then the
calories you burn in a day that is the simple mathematical equation that equals
weight loss Weight Watchers has done some things to take nutritional values
into consideration which is amazing and totally the way we should be eating but
at the end of the day its calories in versus calories out going back to what I
said zero smart points does not mean zero
calories and that is how it’s always been but when the only zero smart points
foods were fruits and vegetables it was a lot easier to fill up on fruits and
vegetables because for most fruits and vegetables the calorie count is so low
that it’s practically like eating zero calorie food right not totally like
don’t don’t take this as fat but it’s it’s pretty much the same but now we’ve
added things in like eggs like chicken like fat-free Greek yogurt like corn and
beans these are all foods that are so very good for us but they do not come
with the same calorie price tag as fruits and vegetables my friends they
are much more calorie dense so the biggest mistake you are making is by
eating too many zeroes smart point foods exclusively and then going and eating
all of your daily smart points do you remember when Weight Watchers used to
preach always eat all of your daily smart points back when chicken and fish
and everything counted as smart points that’s because it was really easy to
send your body into starvation mode or not eat enough calories if you didn’t
eat all of your smart points now that all of these nutrient-dense foods that
used to cost us smart points are now Oh smart points that is no longer the
case in case you didn’t know in order to earn your little blue dot for the day
which is your healthy eating range you can eat up to ten points less then your
daily smart points amount and still be considered within your healthy eating
rate this is because you can get all of the calories you need from zero smart
point foods therefore if you’re one of those people that is having you know
four or five eggs for breakfast with lots of vegetables which is very good
vegetables very very good don’t get me wrong the lesson you should learn from
this is not to eat less produce trust me that’s not where you’re making the
mistake eggs for breakfast giant salad with chicken for lunch Greek yogurt
isn’t you know a cup of Greek yogurt for a snack salmon for dinner oh so
delightful so good and so many calories that you are not taking into
consideration on a daily basis I mean quite frankly I could end this video
here that’s what you really need to know zero smart points does not mean zero
calories but to put it into perspective for you I’ve come up with a list of
calories for things that are zero smart points or things that we make that are
low and smart points but maybe you don’t think about the calories so here we go
for a little perspective first of all a banana is roughly a hundred calories
just just so you know so no eating three or four bananas in a
day please cuz that’s just not not gonna help you eggs I can’t tell you how
ecstatic I was when eggs went zero because I got so sick of just eating egg
whites that I started to pay two smart points for an egg every single morning
and I was tired of it so the fact that they went 2-0 is amazing but one egg can
range anywhere from 70 to 90 calories they’re 90 for me because I buy the
Jumbo ones because my husband likes to eat so 90 calories for one egg every
morning now I eat two eggs which is 180 calories that’s not including things
like the fat-free cheese that I put with it and the two ingredient dough bagel
that I have with it in the morning that is a substantial amount of calories
that if you’re not thinking about it 200 more calories just in your eggs
alone and that’s only two eggs chicken is 185 calories for four ounces odds are
you’re eating a little bit more than 4 ounces in a serving anyway so you’re
probably talking over 200 calories for chicken that you’re not taking into an
account black beans are a hundred calories for half a cup corn is 80
calories for half a cup salmon for four ounces of salmon is 230 calories good
fats good protein but still 230 calories guys these are things we have to keep in
mind smoked salmon is a hundred calories for three ounces of it I love that
smoked salmon is zero points oh my gosh now here’s a kicker are you ready that
two ingredient dough that we all know and love
the one part self-rising flour one part fat free Greek yogurt mixture right that
quarter cup of flour is 100 calories 100 calories which doesn’t sound like much
but if you add the thirty three extra calories lose the 33
yeah thirty to thirty three extra calories for the yogurt you have a
hundred and thirty-two calories for your three smart point two ingredient dough
now most people will be like a buffer half a cup instead of six points you get
it for five if you make double the amount but you’re also doubling the
amount of calories throwing in that extra quarter cup of flour is going to
add another 100 calories basically what I’m trying to get to here is calories
count there’s a reason that I have said zero smart point foods this entire video
and not free foods there is no such thing as a free food the only thing you
can consume for free is water the only thing even coffee technically has like a
calorie R – so you know but you know what I’m saying you get the point of
what I’m saying food is not free it’s not there’s zero smart points and
they’re doing that to encourage us to eat the right kind of foods but I’m
willing to bet that if you are struggling to lose weight on weight
water’s freestyle odds are it is because you are abusing the zero smart point
foods and eating far too many of them paired with
if all of your daily smart points so what if this is you what can you do well
what I would recommend doing is one of two things you really have to tune in to
your hunger signals and if you are eating all of these zero SmartPoint
foods and having a two to point dinner or a zero point dinner that is great but
I need you to tune into your hunger signals if you’re not hungry for a
dessert later don’t eat it just because you have the points left no longer means
you have to eat the food you do not have to zero out your daily points anymore
that is the joy of weight walkers freestyle it has really truly taught me
that if you are not hungry you do not have to eat so you can either keep doing
what you’re doing and leave some of your smart points at the end of the day I
know somebody on instagram who talked about how she actually only eats 18
points a day because of all of these zero smart point foods that she consumes
so you really have to toy around with what smart points value works for you if
you really want to overindulge so to speak in the zero smart point foods the
other thing that you can do and this is kind of my approach to it is eat smart
points with every meal like every morning this is no joke almost every
single morning my breakfast has been two eggs splash of egg whites for probably
ten or fifteen extra calories fat-free cheese and chives all scrambled up that
is technically zero smart points what I will always have with it is a two
ingredient dough bagel or biscuit I call it because I just roll into a ball from
it me or fryer I don’t bother to shape it into anything but that is three smart
points or if I’m having it as a brunch I’ll make five smart points one on
behalf a cup of flour one maybe I’ll throw an rx bar on it or I’ll make sure
that my snack is exclusively something with smart points so I make sure that
throughout the day I am getting smart points I might have a sandwich with my
pita bread which is only one smart point and maybe I’ll put a smart point of mayo
or use not fat free cheese for a for a couple points with my zero smart point
meat most of the time I will eat something with some smart point value so
what that might end up doing is give still giving me seven or eight maybe
even ten points to mess with at the end of the day
special splurge but that’s not all 23 of my points that I’m saving for a special
splurge you’re not going to lose weight if that’s what you’re doing so that’s
just something to ponder if you want to keep track of what you’re doing I highly
recommend actually writing down the foods you’re eating including the zero
smart point foods we already tracked these smart point foods with a numeric
value other than 0 but write down the foods that you were eating that cost to
zero and look up the calorie counts that’s something you could do another
thing you could do is measure the foods that are 0 smart points so you’re not
eating an obscene amount of them make sure your portions are still within your
control and how you’re having one serving and not two or three servings of
something that is zero smart points you get what I’m saying so there you have it
that is the number one mistake in my opinion I don’t want any comments saying
but this is not my problem I know I’m just saying that within my observation
of the Weight Watchers community this seems to be a common complaint so I am
giving you an easy solution and this is what I’m calling to your attention
most people are having this struggle it’s a whole different story if your
struggle is but I don’t like any of the zero smart point foods if you want that
one second solution to that it is suck it up and eat them anyway but that’s a
story for another day so that is my two cents on the most
common mistake people are making a Weight Watchers freestyle let me know in
the comments below if you agree with me or disagree with me and why what’s your
experience on Weight Watchers freestyle are you finding it easy to strike that
balance do you have some our points left over do you eat all of your points what
are your weight watchers or results because of it thank you guys so much for
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