Dr Oz: 100 Calorie Snack Pack Recipes That Really Work for Diets

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Dr Oz: 100 Calorie Snack Investigation

If you’re trying to make smarter diet choices, you may have tried some of those 100-calorie snack packs. Could they actually be sabotaging your diet? Author of “The Dorito Effect” Mark Schatzker teamed up with Dr Oz to investigate what 100-calorie snack packs could be doing to your diet. 100-calorie versions of your favorite junk foods were used to keep dieters hooked, claiming to be a controlled way to satisfy a craving. But can you really stop after just one pack?

Dr Oz: 100-Calorie Snack Packs Review

Mark joined Dr Oz and explained that the very first Doritos were actually just salted corn tortilla chips. When they didn’t sell very well, the company added chemical flavorings and suddenly they created a snack that people couldn’t stop eating. That same flavoring technology is used across the board in the snack industry.

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If you’re trying to lose weight, 100-calorie snack packs seem like a good idea, but Dr Oz warned: not so fast! (jeepersmedia / Flickr)

So does it really work to take those seemingly addictive snacksDr Oz: Food Cravings: 3 Ways to Conquer Food Cravings & Just 10 Bracelet and put them in a smaller pack to make you eat less?

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