Joined March 2014
Weight History

Start Weight
191.5 lb
Lost so far: 11.5 lb

Current Weight
180.0 lb
Performance: losing 4.0 lb a week

Goal Weight
180.0 lb
Still to go: 0 lb
I am 47.
I am into fasting for weight loss and simplicity.
I also lift weights to try and maintain muscle mass while losing fat.

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How accurate is Fatsecret's RDI estimate/calculation?
Draglist wrote:
However, I do not use the Fatsecret RDI for weight loss at all. It's too generous and in my opinion (and that of many others) would not lose weight for most people.

I agree that Fatsecret is too generous. Although I have been losing some weight, I have not been losing as much as I 'should' according to Fatsecret calculations. What I'm going to start to due is overestimate my portions (for example, instead of calculating One cheeseburger, I'll enter 1.25 cheeseburgers). And I'll underestimate my exercise. For example, I will enter "sitting" instead of entering 'deskwork'. And instead of 'shopping' I enter Walking Slowly or even Standing. This should even things out a little...
posted 06 Jun 2014, 13:26
How accurate is Fatsecret's RDI estimate/calculation?
So what is the difference between RDI and BMR? I'm still a little fuzzy on what these two mean... Thanks for your replies.
posted 06 Jun 2014, 10:42
What is your favourite/most used food for weight loss?
Pickles and celery! Not necessarily a favourite food but definitely most used.
posted 30 May 2014, 13:30
Dealing with hunger
Here's an interesting article...
posted 28 May 2014, 15:56
How accurate is Fatsecret's RDI estimate/calculation?
How accurate is this site's RDI estimate? Mine has been calculated to about 2100 calories. But other websites state that my BMR is 1800. What is the difference between RDI and BMR? And which is more important to consider when tryng to lose weight?
posted 07 May 2014, 19:58
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30 July 2014

Did it!!! But I feel I cannot celebrate entirely. It's very difficult for me to maintain this weight.

23 July 2014

Back on track! Either I wasn't tracking calories accurately before - or was having too many Happy Hour drinks... I think I'll celebrate tonight with a ...

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