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Favorite Yogurt ?
I get Kalona brand -- organic, full-fat and wonderful.
by GigiP (submitted 2 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 2 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 2 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 2 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 2 years ago)
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Looking for a Healthy type of cookie biscuit to make or buy
Larabars have very "clean" (simple) ingredients and are pretty tasty. http://www.larabar.com/product...
by FluffyMe on 05 Mar 15 06:46 AM
Quotes you LOVE
Let's have some quotes to give us something to think about. Something that you want to remember. This is a quote from one of my buddies, euheide: It will feel impossible at some point, but if you ...
by Deb_N on 05 Mar 15 02:54 AM
WHY JOURNAL
I used to weigh in every day and journal every day as well. Now that I am working again and only weigh in once a week, I usually write a journal once or twice a week. Since I'm just maintaining my ...
by Deb_N on 05 Mar 15 01:24 AM
reply.
maybe nobody has added the type of hot dogs you have eaten into the database. If the food is not there you need to add to database then it can be added to your food diary
by howzat4u on 05 Mar 15 12:36 AM
trouble adding item that you.
according to your profile you updated your weight yesterday, and you have been adding food to your food diary, so not quite sure what the problem is?
by howzat4u on 04 Mar 15 11:33 PM
Adding Food
this is the link you need http://www.fatsecret.co.nz/Dia...
by howzat4u on 04 Mar 15 07:56 PM

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