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Losing Weight on a College Schedule
Greetings all! Currently I am a student and I am finding it extremely difficult to find the time to eat let alone eat 5-6 small meals per day like many people on this forum have suggested. I usually only ...
2 replies, last reply by rsnyder9, 5 years ago.   1,192 views.
started by rsnyder9.   
Should I count the carbs in fruits & vegetables in my diet? (20 carbs a day max)
I'm following the Atkins diet. Until Christmas, I can only have up to 20 carb a day but I usually tend to go overboard with the mushrooms, tomato (...) especially with grapes. Fruits have more carbs ...
1 reply, last reply by sararay, 5 years ago.   1,375 views.
started by nanodoll.   
Poison by Prescriptions!
After being a member here for just under less than one month, I am shocked to see how many members take Xanax, Paxil, Prozac, Celebrex, Wellbutrin, high blood pressure medication, and on and on and on.... ...
10 replies, last reply by dawn0001, 5 years ago.   1,655 views.
started by MillaLite.   
Fruit allergies
I'm allergic to quite a few fruits. Melons, citrus, bananas, berries, grapes...the list seems to go on. There are some vegetables I can't do either. Like avocados and fresh tomatoes. I can ...
3 replies, last reply by blondie219, 5 years ago.   1,302 views.
started by blondie219.   
Thyroid medication and dieting
Hi all :) I'm just wondering if anyone has information about thyroid medication (for a low thyroid) and dieting. Whenever I lower my calories, I lose weight too quickly (I'm talking 1 pound a day ...
10 replies, last reply by Margaretluvsfood, 6 years ago.   1,158 views.
started by smallboned.   
hi im on this site to try and lose weight but really struggling as i just cant seem to break my emotional attachment with food, i use it as a reward, if im feeling down, or even just bored. i seem to take ...
2 replies, last reply by skeffs, 6 years ago.   722 views.
started by skeffs.   
Multiple Sclerosis and trouble exercising
Hello. I have Multiple Sclerosis and I am having trouble stepping up my exercise program. I am able to do most exercises until my core temperature begins to rise. That is when you know you are starting ...
no replies.   449 views.
started by 2BFit, 6 years ago.   
Wisdom Teeth Removal and South Beach
Hey All! I'm getting my wisdom teeth removed on Wednesday... all 4 of them! I'm still on phase 1 of the SBD so I have no clue what foods I'll be able to eat while my mouth is out of comm ...
6 replies, last reply by information, 6 years ago.   1,304 views.
started by SpoiledPixie389.   
attending a conference
Any special advice out there for conventions and conferences when your meals are planned for you? I have a 5-day conference coming up, and I'm drading the food challenges. I can probably manage ...
2 replies, last reply by perfk, 6 years ago.   655 views.
started by kw1.   
4 replies, last reply by Syd, 6 years ago.   779 views.
started by alwaysalady55.   
Guys Out There?
Are there any other guys on this site trying to do Weight Watchers?
2 replies, last reply by dsquires, 6 years ago.   855 views.
started by jwgibster.   
Organizing Your Week
Organization is the biggest challenge for me! On the South Beach diet, although I have always managed to scrap together a lunch, on some days I knew I hadn't made the best choices. Since I had a ...
no replies.   463 views.
started by fraise, 6 years ago.   
I am on renal dialysis--and I follow a very restrictive diet with low potassium, low phosporos, 32 oz of fluid per day. So basically I've been eating the wrong kinds of foods like white bread and ...
2 replies, last reply by Janelleas, 6 years ago.   1,020 views.
started by Miss Donna.   
How to handle Scale Discrpancy
I bought a new scale and found out via a bag of flour that it is completely 100% accurate. That now means my old scale has been under-weighing me for at least 3 years. To the tune of over 4 pounds, mind ...
5 replies, last reply by whollybologna, 6 years ago.   871 views.
started by MillaLite.   
Weekend weight gain
I do great during the week and then lose all my progress on the weekend. Had some beer and a few fries on Saturday. Thai food for Sunday brunch. What can I do to stop, or at least diminish, the damage. ...
4 replies, last reply by angie1973, 6 years ago.   690 views.
started by changeup.   
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setting specific maximum, minimum and goal levels for nutrition.
what I would like to do is specify my maximum limit on a specific type of nutrition (carbs,fat,protein), also specify my minimum intake and a goal to aim for. I cannot see a way to do that on this site? ...
by leeeeean on 18 Sep 14 08:01 PM
Yes. Check out Diet For A Small Planet (Frances Lappe). She teaches how to combine non-meat sources to make complete protein. Very healthy
by JigglyLady on 18 Sep 14 04:40 PM
how can I boost my metabolism and decrease my body's resistance?
maybe your problem is related to an issue called 'metabolic syndrome'. This related to fibers is pretty wel outlined here: [url=http://benefits.chia-dire... in whole graine chia seed and metab ...
by Marcela_Olega on 18 Sep 14 04:23 PM
Fluid Tracking
On FS, you enter your water the same way you enter your food. Type in water and select/enter ounces.
by Peaches804 on 16 Sep 14 07:23 AM
Armour, Synthroid, a bad doctor, and weight gain.
Good advice Maewest! That's what I'm focusing on right now. I've been taking vit D supplements, but I just switched a couple days ago to some fish oil capsules with vitD, and sublingual B12 ...
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This is tough......I,m spending 90% of my time trying to stay on meal plan and the other 10% going off it.....Resulting in an increase in weight..
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