First day on SBD - Are you counting calories as well as carbs?

previous topic · next topic
KTANNE

Joined: Jan 10
Posts: 1

      quote  
Posted: 09 Mar 2011, 10:59
Today is my first day of the SBD and I was formerly just doing a calorie count but I have 98 days till my wedding and honeymoon in Hawaii so I want to drop some LBs fast! I was wondering if anyone is losing weight on SBD without counting calories or if I should do both hand in hand. Thanks!Smile
Shanahan

Joined: Sep 10
Posts: 6

      quote  
Posted: 09 Mar 2011, 17:40
Hi KTANNE. Congrats on your up coming wedding! Very exciting Smile The SBD is a great way to lose weight and keep it off. I have been on and off the SBD for 7 years now and have lost a total of 45 lbs and have kept it off. It is a realistic way to eat and is also easy to make it a lifestyle. To answer your question, it isn't necessary to count calories and/or carbs on phase 1 of the SBD. Once you start eating grains and fruit, you may want to count calories and keep an eye on how many grains and fruits you are eating daily. One tip...make sure to exercise! Even if its only 20 minutes on the elliptical...get your body moving. I noticed that weight loss is almost twice as fast with exercise. Good luck!!
Shanahan



Forum Search
Advanced forum search



Latest Posts

"Tricks of the Trade". Fool Me Once Shame On You. Fool Me Twice Shame On Me.
Glaun I've done the same thing also. Or look at the food database and find there are multiple choices to select for a food item and calorie counts are different. Choose the one with the fewest c ...
by jmb3450 on 30 Jul 15 11:00 AM
Nutrimost Resonant Frequency
Don't pay someone for you to lose weight. You can do it yourself by changing how you eat and exercise. There is no magic solution. The "diet" industry is huge because they feed on people ...
by wholefoodnut on 30 Jul 15 07:15 AM
Thoughts on Viennas
Agreed lots of sodium and chemicals. You can find a better option.
by wholefoodnut on 30 Jul 15 07:08 AM
What am I doing wrong?
Feeling like you are on right track...
by maktrim1 on 30 Jul 15 02:06 AM
Self talk
Good comment
by wholefoodnut on 29 Jul 15 09:51 PM

Member Tip

average member ranking
by member Sharon Caulkins
eat regularly
07 Jun 13 for diet The South Beach Diet