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Author: Susan Peirce Thompson, Ph.D.

Can I have white potatoes?

I rarely eat potatoes at breakfast when I’m at home. (Maybe once or twice a year.) I do sometimes get them when I’m out to eat, as breakfast potatoes are rather ubiquitous. I think that white potatoes can be a slippery, tricky beast. They are processed in the body similarly to sugar and flour, so …

When should I eat? Early or late?

There are early eaters and late eaters. No one way is right. It’s just a preference, similar to how some people like blue and some people like red. I’m an early eater. Some people in Bright Line Eating are late eaters. If you go with the latter option, in general, and find your food is …

What should my goal weight be?

Here are the factors I consider: How I feel in my body. Specifically, there’s a weight where my body becomes invisible to me. I’m not thinking about it anymore at all, one way or another. When I gain just a couple/few pounds, I notice and don’t feel right-sized anymore. I put on pants and turn …