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angelkiss

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Posted: 30 Sep 2009, 18:42
I need help i started out at 140 and went to 136 my goal is 130 but i keep going back up to 140 my calorie intake is always low so i don't know what i am doing wrong or what i can do to reach my goalQuestion Doubt
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Posted: 01 Oct 2009, 00:39
Try eating more food but exercising more, your body might have gone into survival mode. Check out http://www.nowloss.com/very-low-calorie-diets-will-not-work.htm for more info on how that works, but essentially losing weight is not about a lower intake of food, it is about eating the right foods and doing enough exercise. Hope this helps!
jakelouien

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Posted: 20 Nov 2009, 19:48
you are not eating enough calories. you body is in starvation mode. Same thing happened to me
DeniseTra

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Posted: 21 Nov 2009, 01:31
Try doing everything the same but up your calories. Women's bodies tend to go into starvation mode when their calories go between 1200/day. The recommendation is for women to get between 1500 and 1800/day.
doroothywi

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Posted: 24 Nov 2009, 06:53
I'm on Glycemic Impact Diet. 40% of my calorie intake comes from complex, unrefined carbohydrates such as whole grains (bread and cereal) and fruits instead of juice. The next 30% comes from lean protein such as chicken, and fish. Beef and pork meat are not prohibited, but are included in the diet occasionally. I have read on Project Weight Loss that The last 30% of the daily calorie intake should come from healthy fats, such as avocado, olive oil or nuts. To make it even clearer, here is an example of a meal plan. For breakfast, you can either have a vegetable omlet with wheat bread and strawberries or, if you are a cereal type of person, oat bran cereal with blackberries and milk. For lunch, you can choose between a sandwich with grilled cheese and tomato along with a salad and some milk, and a more traditional lunch, spicy chicken strips with fresh salad and yogurt.
I learn about diets and fitness on Project Weight Loss.



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