Calories and WW points

previous topic · next topic
hobiecat

Joined: Jan 10
Posts: 11

      quote  
Posted: 21 Feb 2010, 20:57
I have been trying to stay under 23 ww points but I find its really hard to do and then my calories are only at about 1100, which is way to low i think. Does anyone know how to stay under 23 points but still be eating between 1300 and 1400 calories? or does anyone else have this problem?
Boobear

Joined: Feb 10
Posts: 2

      quote  
Posted: 21 Feb 2010, 22:56
I eat a diet bar with coffee in AM. Slim fast for lunch plus 4 triscuts & a WW microwave dinner at nite. Add a banana for afternoon snack & a WW dessert in evening. That should equal around 23 pts, I have'nt looked at calories but it should be approaching your goal. I'm going to check my record & see the calorie count for today.
twinnie2

Joined: Jan 10
Posts: 31

      quote  
Posted: 23 Feb 2010, 12:56
I am letting myself eat more points if necessary if the cals are lo... i am learning that it backfires if my cals are too low. You are suppose to get the extra bonus points, activity points, etc or 35 extra a week or whatever anyways. I am suppose to be able, according the the scientific numbers.. be able to eat 1545 cals a week and still loose 2lbs. I usually try to, if counting, stay 1100-1200 and I think that i just need more cals. I am trying for a few weeks to see if i can do more cals. I have been trying for YEARS to move away from the 5lb up and down I have been doing. Something has to change and I think if i look at tyring to stay lo cals, then it backfires and i end up totally go off track for a few days. As long as I track and keep my cals up, i think i can make a break through. I am like a professional dieter or a really good maintainer. But if i ever get to my goal weight, i don't want to maintain it but doing the same old thing... lower cals, then a few days of going all out to have to get back to lower calories. It is a HUGE cycle!
“Obstacles are what you see when you take your eyes off your goals” – General William Hasley, Jr.
alir

Joined: Feb 10
Posts: 2

      quote  
Posted: 23 Feb 2010, 14:52
I also eat 23 pts per day but I average around 1500 calories... Are you eating foods high in fat?

My average day looks like:

Breakfast: Fiber 1 and milk, coffee. Lunch: Spinach salad with walnuts and strawberries, grapes, banana, beans, and 2 cookies. Dinner: Usually I spend around 10pts for dinner... 1.5 cups of penne with a lot of veggies and some cheese. Snacks: popcorn, tea

I'd suggest trying to pick more nutrient dense low calorie foods rather than foods high in saturated fat.

gl



Forum Search
Advanced forum search



Latest Posts

70 Pounds in 5 Months?
Nicole, after reading Erika's post I thought I'd put a few of my thoughts down here for you to consider; a long term goal of 115 is potentially doable and will take a great deal of determination, ...
by Steven Lloyd on 26 Jul 16 11:02 AM
Pregnant
Your baby does need for you to gain a certain amount of weight. Has your doctor stated you have gained too much? I gained 60lbs with both my kids - my son was 5lbs full term and my daughter was 12lbs full ...
by PGM012197 on 25 Jul 16 02:32 PM
IT really is a hour by hour deal for me.
It seems to me you've got what it takes to get you to where you want to go. Go for it!
by adamevegod on 25 Jul 16 08:06 AM
how much can i eat to reach my goal
The site did it automagically for me when I registered (July 22). It came up with an RDI (recommended daily intake) & the foods I entered as meals added the calorie value as I entered them. For me, ...
by Anonomonomous on 24 Jul 16 08:00 PM
Protein Powder
I lost 40% of my muscle mass while in an extended coma this past Feb - March. I am taking DHEA and was told to increase my protien while also increasing my exercise. I had asked about eggs and so forth ...
by PGM012197 on 24 Jul 16 02:56 PM

Member Tip

average member ranking
by member Ashley2265
This is a good starting point, but you really need an exercise plan to maximize the results. Even if it is just walking. Get moving!
04 Jul 13 for diet Weight Watchers