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Posted: 03 Jan 2013, 03:59
Interesting read in the courier mail yesterday , to lose 1kg of body fat u need a deficit of 7500 calories (roughly of course depending on ones metabolism) something to keep in mind

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Posted: 03 Jan 2013, 04:47
I have read (and experienced) 7000, but considering the many other factors that reflect weight loss in general, 7500 is probably just as good a guide line. I definitely use it to reflect on. Think of this. A 100g (about 3½ oz.) chocolate bar is 550 calories, give or take. That is a fat gain of 73 grams (more than 2 oz!) just for that, or - alternatively a weight loss of 73 grams if you choose to say no thanks. It really puts things in perspective. Smile I find it hard to say no to chocolate, but I find it a LOT easier to say no to a 73 grams gain (or less lost).

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Posted: 06 Jan 2013, 22:16
Yep chocolate is a hard one to say no to, i love this site cause i enter food BEFORE i eat it it helps me to make better choices Smile

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Posted: 06 Jan 2013, 22:51
Go guys,I.' New to this site. I only joined up yesterday and loving it. There is so much to look at and do. I was doing a couple of different sites but thinking I'm going to love this one. I am a chocoholic as well. I find also if I fill my food diary out the day before I control myself much better the next day as i count all my calories

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