How does FatSecret define Resting

previous topic · next topic
Elbie4

Joined: Dec 11
Posts: 65

      quote  
Posted: 26 Jan 2013, 11:13
I cannot find it anywhere I've looked. I'm just wondering what IS resting? What does it consist of? Sitting, makes sense... Sleeping makes sense. But aren't you sitting or sleeping when you're resting?
Spacey47

Joined: Apr 12
Posts: 916

      quote  
Posted: 26 Jan 2013, 16:28
Lying down not sleeping?
eKatherine

Joined: Aug 12
Posts: 1,286

      quote  
Posted: 26 Jan 2013, 21:41
Sleeping uses fewer calories than resting, because your body is deeper into a relaxed state.
shmk76

Joined: May 10
Posts: 8

      quote  
Posted: 26 Jan 2013, 21:57
Ha! So maybe for once my anxious inability to sleep when Im exhausted is a PLUS? Are you saying that my high-strung worrying tonight at 3:54am when my children will be bouncing through my door in no more than 3 hours may actually be helping my diet?? Why is it then that all these diet pro's always talk about the benefit to your loosing weight in getting plenty of sleep? You think they'd be encouraging us to stick to a minimum sleep pattern etc if sleeping slows down weight loss? I'm confused... hummm... probably because my brain is starved of the rest it needs and is now refusing to reason for me!! :S
eKatherine

Joined: Aug 12
Posts: 1,286

      quote  
Posted: 26 Jan 2013, 22:00
Yes, you need to get rest. When you are stressed (and lack of sleep is a stressor) your body chemistry becomes very messed up and it becomes much harder to lose weight. I read of a study where a group of people told to get an extra hour of sleep lost weight with no dietary intervention.



Forum Search
Advanced forum search



Latest Posts

FS food calculator
Doc has me on low carbs, low fats low calories. When I search the FS foods, it says lots of veggies ie cabbage has fat in it? Type 2 diabetic with a bad case of thrush, to safeguard against another flare ...
by 8Patty on 17 Oct 17 10:02 AM
Nips and tucks
There is a website with a woman who goes into length on her weight loss journey and following skin removal surgeries called The Weight of My Weight. Really informative.
by snelcamp on 17 Oct 17 09:05 AM
working out at home
Just sharing my latest blog post about my exercise and weight loss journey. I hope you are inspired and thanks for taking the time to read it. Here is the link: https://wp.me/p9aSIp-1j Let me know ...
by theangela1 on 16 Oct 17 12:41 PM
Suggestions from a similiar situation
Thank you both. i have lost about 5lbs, but only because i started tracking my calories. I had IBS-D for years and years and I know what you mean by carrying the Imodium around its not pleasant. I have ...
by Angkay07 on 15 Oct 17 07:29 AM
weighing in
Do you ever weigh yourself, don't like the results, then strip and reweigh? In my house, we call this, "doing an Edina". (from AB FAB) "Those earrings are solid gold, they most weigh ...
by davisrick1 on 14 Oct 17 12:54 PM