3. No fast food, at all costs
“No good can come of this,'' Lustig writes, adding the wrapper is better for you than what's inside. He quotes a study saying that kids who eat at a fast-food place twice a week have a 60 percent higher chance of obesity. Three times a week, and it rises to 300 percent. Navigate restaurant menus like a minefield, watching bread baskets, dressings and desserts.