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BEST and most accurate (IMO) RDI Calculator
As many of you have already pointed out, the RDI calculator on FatSecret (even though I love everything else) is confusing and seems awfully high. I found the best calculator, it gives you the amount of ...
10 replies, last reply by eatsoup, 3 weeks ago.   3,968 views.
started by KatyGoldsmith.   
digital vs. dial scale....which one works best?
I weigh 66.5 kg on my dial scale and 70 kg on a digital scale...which one is more accurate?
7 replies, last reply by brianhaimes, 2 months ago.   1,272 views.
started by fatihaji02.   
% body fat
It's more important to look at your waist rather than the scale...It's hard when you put all that effort to lose weight and the scale is telling you otherwise. Remember muscle is denser than fat ...
10 replies, last reply by brianhaimes, 2 months ago.   1,297 views.
started by fatihaji02.   
:)
Edit Without fatsecret I guarentee I would not have been 5 kg away from my goal weight....a BIG thanks to all my buddies!!! Thanks for all the support whilst I was struggling and the pats on my back ...
no replies.   260 views.
started by fatihaji02, 2 months ago.   
B Complex Supplement
My B12 was down on a recent blood test. No one has ever tested my for that and I am over 55 and have been feeling so tired for a long time now. I cannot believe how my energy level has improved. The d ...
2 replies, last reply by wholefoodnut, 2 months ago.   337 views.
started by Faterminator.   
Free Kindle Book at the moment
This book is free at the moment, it may not be free for long.... Food Addiction: A Step by Step Guide to Overcoming Food Addiction - **Free Bonus**: food addiction recovery, Skinny Thinking, Obsessed, ...
1 reply, last reply by wholefoodnut, 3 months ago.   486 views.
started by nb girl.   
Try this its working for me
Ok y'all. I have been working on my "life style" change for a while. I actually found something that works. I have lost 50 lbs. and I’m losing almost 1lb a day. First off, their calorie ...
12 replies, last reply by Margaleona, 3 months ago.   3,396 views.
started by ltlandry.   
How to tackle comfort eating
I comfort eat. I know I do it and have done for a while. After a particularly bad week I am dreading my weigh in tomorrow. In avoiding over eating I find distraction works best, usually a hot bath in the ...
30 replies, last reply by turtledove88, 3 months ago.   6,146 views.
started by Lucy_Maria UK.   
Wrist fitness trackers ?
I have been considering getting a fitness/sleep tracker. Fitbit and Jawbone UP seem to be the ones I see around. Wondered if folks on here are using those, or others, and what the pros and cons are of ...
2 replies, last reply by NowIunderstand, 3 months ago.   543 views.
started by LMJ114.   
E-M-E-R-G-E-N-C-Y...I'm hungry! (Portable Snacks Quick List)
My buddy, JMB, posted that he succumbed today to the "eee-veel-sss" of McD. Yes, the golden arches extended its far-reaching, loving arms and wrapped him in the tight embrace of...Sausage Mc ...
24 replies, last reply by Hermiones Mom, 4 months ago.   2,069 views.
started by LuC2.   
Water
I also hate the taste of water , so I just add a few things like Cucumbers , they make the water taste fresh. I love a little red grapefruit juice use in my water. I also fill my bottle half full and ...
7 replies, last reply by Hermiones Mom, 4 months ago.   980 views.
started by sandycatiller.   
What are you doing differently this week
It is the first day of the week. We've made mistakes on our journey towards a healthy weight. Fortunately, that was last week. It is water under the bridge and there is nothing we can do about it. ...
no replies.   318 views.
started by skinnyzee-01, 4 months ago.   
The infamous Salt Water Flush
Before anyone even thinks about trying this: RESEARCH! I needed a good detox/flush to start a new phase of my diet. I found some info on various forums on the Salt Water Flush (SWF). A lot of people ...
4 replies, last reply by Gerard-Z, 5 months ago.   1,401 views.
started by JasminEmerald.   
How often do I log my food?
This is not a diet post... this is Reecca's trainer testing how often Rebecca actually looks at her food log :)
1 reply, last reply by ClassicRocker, 5 months ago.   458 views.
started by callenderrebecca.   
Food density
The denser your food, the bulkier you become. I had to learn to take it easy with the oil and mayo - honestly my food is just as satisfying as it was before. If a milkshake is thick, opt for a small i ...
no replies.   300 views.
started by fatihaji02, 5 months ago.   
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BEST and most accurate (IMO) RDI Calculator
I just started on fat secret and the first week I've lost weight. I checked out the calorie count. It had a difference of 800 less calories for me. For now I will just keep doing what I am doing c ...
by eatsoup on 07 Oct 14 10:18 AM
digital vs. dial scale....which one works best?
Less important which one is accurate, just pick one to use as the 'official weight tracking scale.' That way you will not have to worry or remember which one you use to determine your weight at ...
by brianhaimes on 30 Sep 14 11:46 AM
% body fat
I agree with much of what has been said on this board. There are a few points that could be clarified and expounded upon, however. First, it does require some type of caloric deficit to lose weight. ...
by brianhaimes on 30 Sep 14 08:28 AM
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Edit Without fatsecret I guarentee I would not have been 5 kg away from my goal weight....a BIG thanks to all my buddies!!! Thanks for all the support whilst I was struggling and the pats on my back ...
by fatihaji02 on 19 Sep 14 01:18 AM
B Complex Supplement
Makes a huge difference... my b complex are giving me a stomach ache lately. Going to tri some nutritional yeast.
by wholefoodnut on 17 Sep 14 08:57 PM

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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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