For many people beginning their journey on weight loss, they begin their journey by cutting out foods that are considered “dirty”, such as chips and soda. Cutting out these items do help, but they aren’t necessary as many people claim it to be.
When dropping weight, the only thing that matters is the amount of calories you intake vs the amount of the calories you expend. For example, if you expend 2,500 calories a day, you will lose weight if you eat anything lower than that amount of calories. Even if you consume a good portion of your calories on “dirty” foods, you will still lose weight as long as you are under your calorie expenditure. By eating dirty or by eating clean, if you stay under your calorie expenditure, your goal of weight loss will be met.
This relates back to going to college and reaching your goals during college. Everybody wants to go to college, graduate, and get a well paying job. However, the routes people are vastly different from one another. Some people go to a community college and some may go to a prestigious 4 year college. However, just like weight loss, putting in hard work will get you similar results