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Favorite Yogurt ?
I get Kalona brand -- organic, full-fat and wonderful.
by GigiP (submitted 3 years ago)
Coffee
Weighing in (pun intended, lol) on the caffiene issue -- I say it has caused me no harm. I drink 1 or 2 cups if fully-caffinated coffee daily and would probably drink more except I love it with heavy cream so we're talking 100 calories a cup. Really I think you have to figure out what works for you - others can consume sugar-alchols without stalling and I even think about them and I'm stalled. Do what works for your body.
by GigiP (submitted 3 years ago)
Atkins and foot/leg cramps
Plenty of water, make sure you are getting the salt that you need and if that doesn't help, then add a potassium supplement - some potassium rich foods for low carbers are spinach, broccoli, avocados, tomatoes and almonds - I am usually able to keep the cramps at bay by eating plenty of the low-carb, high potassium foods.
by GigiP (submitted 3 years ago)
I need some advice
I did induction for about 5-6 months before moving on to OWL (started at 210 in 2010 and am now at 137). When you do decided to move on, add carbs slowly. I found that I need to keep my carbs to 20-30 even in OWL to keep losing. I am older and small so my losing is slow and my tolerance for carbs is pretty low. Everyone is different. Wishing you the best!
by GigiP (submitted 3 years ago)
If you are starving, your body is storing fat because it is in starvation mode.
Someone pushing their own agenda, lol -- as for me, I'll just continue on doing Atkin's -- it has done WONDERFUL things for me over the last 2 years! At 51 years old, I am in the best health of my adult life :)
by GigiP (submitted 4 years ago)
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Not losing weight!
I have been eating well under my calorie limit over the last month... but have stalled at 55kgs for almost 2 weeks now. Yes, I did drop a whopping 4kgs in the first two weeks, but after that it's just ...
by coffeebiscuit on 31 May 16 12:57 AM
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by CC170 on 30 May 16 10:29 PM
Check the Calendar Date BEFORE recording details
I forgot to check the date on the calendar - it was a day behind AHHH hate when that happens! Note to self - check the date BEFORE recording details !!! :oops:
by Rose Hala on 30 May 16 08:12 PM
Believe it or not
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by mefatpat on 30 May 16 06:49 PM
Daily Calorie Intake
At 306 lbs, 3700 calories would still put you in a deficit. You can definitely be more aggressive though. Try 3k and see how you feel and lower them slowly over time. I'm averaging over 3k and ...
by Diablo360x on 30 May 16 03:59 PM
Snack type sprouted lentils
Thanks so much, MissDeb1. I've seen a few recipes for that and since cooking is my hobby/passion/addiction, guess that's what I'll probably have to do.
by Morris68 on 30 May 16 03:51 PM

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