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Saw a stunning example of what happens when you weigh yourself daily. (Remember that my program requires it)

I weighed 167.3 yesterday after my morning shower. I ate dinner late on Sunday and had an ear of corn. I followed that transgression up with a terrible night’s sleep.

I did nothing special yesterday - ate healthy food, drank the proper amount of water, took a 20 minute walk. And then got a good night’s sleep.

I weighed in at 163.1 this morning. It’s amazing how much water weight salt and sugar can cause you to retain.


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On 8/31/2019 at 9:01 AM, MattF said:

Well, I'm no longer running. My hips and knees can't take it. I ran on Monday and my hips were still aching on Wednesday. So, I'm now walking 1.5 miles in the morning and doing the same in the afternoon with no aches and pains.

That's probably even better exercise for you, 

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2 hours ago, revkev said:

Saw a stunning example of what happens when you weigh yourself daily. (Remember that my program requires it)

I weighed 167.3 yesterday after my morning shower. I ate dinner late on Sunday and had an ear of corn. I followed that transgression up with a terrible night’s sleep.

I did nothing special yesterday - ate healthy food, drank the proper amount of water, took a 20 minute walk. And then got a good night’s sleep.

I weighed in at 163.1 this morning. It’s amazing how much water weight salt and sugar can cause you to retain.


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The salt especially. I know a couple that continually talk about their weight issue (and they do have one). When we're over at their house they are packing down the potato chips non stop. We've cut out so much salt that I can't even have the lightly salted chips as they are just too salty for me.  On the other hand don't ask me about my fixation with sugar! 

 

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The salt especially. I know a couple that continually talk about their weight issue (and they do have one). When we're over at their house they are packing down the potato chips non stop. We've cut out so much salt that I can't even have the lightly salted chips as they are just too salty for me.  On the other hand don't ask me about my fixation with sugar! 
 



Sugar is an evil substance!


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Sugar is an evil substance!


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A Oncologist friend of mine said that Cancer loves sugar so be careful.


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Hey all.  It's my first time posting to this thread but hopefully the beginning of of regular contributions.  I can't begin to describe how encouraging it is to see everyone share their stories.  My goal is to use this thread not only as a source of information and encouragement but also as a medium for accountability.  I can only hope that I return as much of those things as I receive.  I'm Sean and I'm about 120 pounds over what a 32 year old male who is 5'5" should weigh.  I have high blood pressure, high cholesterol, and my knees ache most days of the week.  Something has to give, and I'd rather that something not be my heart, joints, etc.  I'm considering switching to a mostly plant-based diet along the lines of what people like Joel Fuhrman and Ray Cronise prescribe.  That would represent a massive change in my lifestyle, but my situation requires a dramatic amount of weight loss.  My plan is to make this change when I'm fully prepared (gathered information, tried recipes, consulted with my physician) which I estimate to be about 10 weeks from now.  Between now and then I have several major life events happening that I know will sabotage me if I commit any earlier (wedding ~4 weeks out, moving ~6 weeks out, start new job ~ 8 weeks out).  From now until that point I'm going to make healthier decisions and try and be as active as possible.  It's simply all I have to give at the moment.  I want to preemptively thank everyone for being what I'm sure will be the kind of community I need not only right now but moving forward as well.

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Hey all.  It's my first time posting to this thread but hopefully the beginning of of regular contributions.  I can't begin to describe how encouraging it is to see everyone share their stories.  My goal is to use this thread not only as a source of information and encouragement but also as a medium for accountability.  I can only hope that I return as much of those things as I receive.  I'm Sean and I'm about 120 pounds over what a 32 year old male who is 5'5" should weigh.  I have high blood pressure, high cholesterol, and my knees ache most days of the week.  Something has to give, and I'd rather that something not be my heart, joints, etc.  I'm considering switching to a mostly plant-based diet along the lines of what people like Joel Fuhrman and Ray Cronise proscribe.  That would represent a massive change in my lifestyle, but my situation requires a dramatic amount of weight loss.  My plan is to make this change when I'm fully prepared (gathered information, tried recipes, consulted with my physician) which I estimate to be about 10 weeks from now.  Between now and then I have several major life events happening that I know will sabotage me if I commit any earlier (wedding ~4 weeks out, moving ~6 weeks out, start new job ~ 8 weeks out).  From now until that point I'm going to make healthier decisions and try and be as active as possible.  It's simply all I have to give at the moment.  I want to preemptively thank everyone for being what I'm sure will be the kind of community I need not only right now but moving forward as well.



You got this partner so hunker down and believe in yourself 🏋️♂️


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2 hours ago, skrupa15 said:

Hey all.  It's my first time posting to this thread but hopefully the beginning of of regular contributions.  I can't begin to describe how encouraging it is to see everyone share their stories.  My goal is to use this thread not only as a source of information and encouragement but also as a medium for accountability.  I can only hope that I return as much of those things as I receive.  I'm Sean and I'm about 120 pounds over what a 32 year old male who is 5'5" should weigh.  I have high blood pressure, high cholesterol, and my knees ache most days of the week.  Something has to give, and I'd rather that something not be my heart, joints, etc.  I'm considering switching to a mostly plant-based diet along the lines of what people like Joel Fuhrman and Ray Cronise proscribe.  That would represent a massive change in my lifestyle, but my situation requires a dramatic amount of weight loss.  My plan is to make this change when I'm fully prepared (gathered information, tried recipes, consulted with my physician) which I estimate to be about 10 weeks from now.  Between now and then I have several major life events happening that I know will sabotage me if I commit any earlier (wedding ~4 weeks out, moving ~6 weeks out, start new job ~ 8 weeks out).  From now until that point I'm going to make healthier decisions and try and be as active as possible.  It's simply all I have to give at the moment.  I want to preemptively thank everyone for being what I'm sure will be the kind of community I need not only right now but moving forward as well.

Just remember you don't have to do this alone.  What ever you choose, also remember too quick in the weight loss and you wont keep it off, not to mention what your body will be going through.  We are all here for you, so if you feel a need reach out.  Someone here will have encouragement for you at the ready.

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2 hours ago, skrupa15 said:

Hey all.  It's my first time posting to this thread but hopefully the beginning of of regular contributions.  I can't begin to describe how encouraging it is to see everyone share their stories.  My goal is to use this thread not only as a source of information and encouragement but also as a medium for accountability.  I can only hope that I return as much of those things as I receive.  I'm Sean and I'm about 120 pounds over what a 32 year old male who is 5'5" should weigh.  I have high blood pressure, high cholesterol, and my knees ache most days of the week.  Something has to give, and I'd rather that something not be my heart, joints, etc.  I'm considering switching to a mostly plant-based diet along the lines of what people like Joel Fuhrman and Ray Cronise prescribe.  That would represent a massive change in my lifestyle, but my situation requires a dramatic amount of weight loss.  My plan is to make this change when I'm fully prepared (gathered information, tried recipes, consulted with my physician) which I estimate to be about 10 weeks from now.  Between now and then I have several major life events happening that I know will sabotage me if I commit any earlier (wedding ~4 weeks out, moving ~6 weeks out, start new job ~ 8 weeks out).  From now until that point I'm going to make healthier decisions and try and be as active as possible.  It's simply all I have to give at the moment.  I want to preemptively thank everyone for being what I'm sure will be the kind of community I need not only right now but moving forward as well.

Good luck and thank you for "putting yourself out there". We're all here for you with encouragement, praise, a small scolding 😁, whatever you need to succeed.

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Hey all.  It's my first time posting to this thread but hopefully the beginning of of regular contributions.  I can't begin to describe how encouraging it is to see everyone share their stories.  My goal is to use this thread not only as a source of information and encouragement but also as a medium for accountability.  I can only hope that I return as much of those things as I receive.  I'm Sean and I'm about 120 pounds over what a 32 year old male who is 5'5" should weigh.  I have high blood pressure, high cholesterol, and my knees ache most days of the week.  Something has to give, and I'd rather that something not be my heart, joints, etc.  I'm considering switching to a mostly plant-based diet along the lines of what people like Joel Fuhrman and Ray Cronise prescribe.  That would represent a massive change in my lifestyle, but my situation requires a dramatic amount of weight loss.  My plan is to make this change when I'm fully prepared (gathered information, tried recipes, consulted with my physician) which I estimate to be about 10 weeks from now.  Between now and then I have several major life events happening that I know will sabotage me if I commit any earlier (wedding ~4 weeks out, moving ~6 weeks out, start new job ~ 8 weeks out).  From now until that point I'm going to make healthier decisions and try and be as active as possible.  It's simply all I have to give at the moment.  I want to preemptively thank everyone for being what I'm sure will be the kind of community I need not only right now but moving forward as well.


Here’s the thing - why not start making positive changes now even if you aren’t all in?

You are going to a plant based diet? How about no meals without produce? Okay you have bacon and eggs for breakfast but it’s two less slices and berries on the plate too. Salad with lunch, asparagus at dinner, banana and lightly salted mixed nuts as your snack.

Regardless you can do this and we will help. If I can loose 45 and keep it off for a year at my age and all of my bad eating habits anyone can.

You will love your new life style.


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On 9/18/2019 at 11:06 AM, skrupa15 said:

Hey all.  It's my first time posting to this thread but hopefully the beginning of of regular contributions.  I can't begin to describe how encouraging it is to see everyone share their stories.  My goal is to use this thread not only as a source of information and encouragement but also as a medium for accountability.  I can only hope that I return as much of those things as I receive.  I'm Sean and I'm about 120 pounds over what a 32 year old male who is 5'5" should weigh.  I have high blood pressure, high cholesterol, and my knees ache most days of the week.  Something has to give, and I'd rather that something not be my heart, joints, etc.  I'm considering switching to a mostly plant-based diet along the lines of what people like Joel Fuhrman and Ray Cronise prescribe.  That would represent a massive change in my lifestyle, but my situation requires a dramatic amount of weight loss.  My plan is to make this change when I'm fully prepared (gathered information, tried recipes, consulted with my physician) which I estimate to be about 10 weeks from now.  Between now and then I have several major life events happening that I know will sabotage me if I commit any earlier (wedding ~4 weeks out, moving ~6 weeks out, start new job ~ 8 weeks out).  From now until that point I'm going to make healthier decisions and try and be as active as possible.  It's simply all I have to give at the moment.  I want to preemptively thank everyone for being what I'm sure will be the kind of community I need not only right now but moving forward as well.

At 5’4” (used to be 5’6”-growing old is life’s greatest adventure) I can relate. I weighed 225 and was just about to turn 60 when I was diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes. I went on a carb reduced diet (the Mediterranean diet- high veg, healthy dietary fats-olive oil, nuts,avocados, fatty fish, less red meat) and lost 80 pounds in 10 months. That all started 7 years ago and I have kept the weight off. I did it and as long as you have the will to try, so can you. As you will know from other posts in this thread, weight loss will not occur in a straight line. You will have set backs for a myriad of reasons. Just persevere through the set backs. 

There is no shortage of bad advice out there, particularly on the net. Only accept scientifically tested, evidence based advice. I strongly recommend The Obesity Code by Dr. Jason Fung, a kidney specialist, as a great starting point to decode obesity and how to address it without getting trapped in the yo-yo diet cycle.

If you are trying to sort out Type 2 diabetes and would like to explore the possibility of preventing and even reversing the disease, than the companion book The Diabetes Code is essential reading IMO. I am about to try to finally kick this disease 7 years after I was diagnosed. It will take about 4 months to see if I can (a) stick with the program and (b) in the immortal words of John Lee Hooker, Quit It ‘fore It Quits You.

Good luck on your journey.

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Thanks everyone for the great responses.  It's been a really good few days since my post.  I'm focusing on what I can reasonably do before the wedding: count calories, limit salt, make healthier choices, be more active.  I'm already encouraged by your support.  

@Pug, despite taking such poor care of myself, my blood glucose is fine.  But I do have a family history of diabetes so it's something that's always on my mind.

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Checking back in after a long break.  Got down to 265 from 293 but let myself gain after from June until this week.  Weighed in at 278 a few days go.  Decided to join the gym again which works for me as it is next door to my golf club.  Couple buddies and co-workers are having good result with the 16/8 intermittent fasting.  Currently o day 1 of that and looking forward to eating in about 8 minutes.   

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Checking back in after a long break.  Got down to 265 from 293 but let myself gain after from June until this week.  Weighed in at 278 a few days go.  Decided to join the gym again which works for me as it is next door to my golf club.  Couple buddies and co-workers are having good result with the 16/8 intermittent fasting.  Currently o day 1 of that and looking forward to eating in about 8 minutes.   


You can do this so stay focused on your desired results! Proud of ya 🏋️♂️


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... Congrats to all of you trying to make positive changes in your life!!! I have always been very active and never got more than 20lbs over weight in winter but thankfully my family is extremely health conscious so I want to share a few things I have learned from them. 

... Agro Biz has really done a number on the American public. The most egregious is sugar. Sugar is a once in a blue moon treat and should most definitely not be included in anything but deserts. It is highly addictive, as much as cocaine and once in it's grip it is extremely difficult to do without it. Getting rid of ALL high fructose and most processed sugar in your diet is a really great place to start. 

... The bad news that most just don't want to hear or believe is food is not and was never supposed to be "delicious".  It is a real eye opener for most. Quite simply food is fuel and the nutrients in food are necessary for a healthy and active life style. Now the good news is once you change your palate, you will find lost of really good tasting food you would have never thought possible. Kale, a superfood that is sooooo good for you gets a bad rap because raw it is tough and not very tasty. But massaging Kale, actually squeezing and breaking it down, and then adding virgin olive oil, cranberries/cherrries/raisens, lime/lemon juice and a little honey is one of our favorite foods and is really quite tasty! Green beans with some Fresno chillies and a baked potato slathered in grass fed butter and sour cream are excellent side dishes to Ribs, Burgers, Steaks, Grilled Chicken and Pork Chops.

... The other good news is the reason most over eat is because their bodies are not getting the nutrients they need. If you eat a salad with fresh vegetables and an oil/vinegar/lemon dressing and a nice grass fed steak or burger (sans bun) and some broccoli bathed in grass fed butter you will enjoy the meal and be satiated until your next meal because you are getting the fat and protein your body needs. But eat some CAFO meat of any kind (Concentrated Animal Feeding Operation) that is stripped of nutrients as well as added chemicals and hormones for cows standing in there own feces, with some boxed Mac and Cheese and some chips and a sugary desert and your body still wants more nutrients NOT more food so you eat more, because what you ate is not really food. Once you change your eating habits to nutrients that you need, instead of food-like-substances that you want you can eat as much as you like because when the body gets the nutrients it needs, you cease to be hungry. Ever eat a box of flavored crackers but you are still hungry? You have triggered your body's need for nutrients but there are so few in processed foods that your body still wants more, More, MORE!

... And more good news is you can eat salt, just not table salt that has all the minerals stripped out and adds iodine, but Himalayan Sea Salt that has 84 natural minerals that balance the sodium and has no detrimental effect, in fact quite the opposite as our bodies need salt for basic cellular function. 

... Eat organic or better yet grow your own vegetables. Find a local rancher that provides grass fed beef and pastured chicken and pork. We eat a TON of meat from a rancher/farmer we know in Iowa and we are all in excellent health. It isn't cheap but that is the scam Ago Biz has pulled on the American public, because food never was cheap. If it is cheap, it isn't real food.

... I used to be a typical American male eating fast food and all the junk corporations have produced for profit knowing full well it is bad for us. Once I saw the light, thanks to my wife and 2 boys about 10 years ago, I have been happily surprised by just how good REAL FOOD tastes and again YOU CAN EAT AS MUCH AS YOU WANT because once you get the nutrients you need, you just aren't hungry. That said, the hard part is giving up the sh!t that passes for food, ridding you body of its chemical addiction and then taking the time to make good food a priority. We are the fattest and sickest country in the world because we don't eat nutritional food, we eat junk. 

... I could go on and on but hopefully you get the idea. Sorry for this soapbox post but I think it is just so very important to truly understand what real food is, why we eat crap and why we are so over weight and so sick. You are posting and reading this thread so you must want to be healthier. The change isn't easy, but once you dedicate yourself to real food and a healthy diet you will find real food actually tastes great and after some time away, gong back and trying to eat processed junk is impossible because it isn't food and it states terrible, like a mouth full of foul chemicals. I used to eat Cheese Puffs by the barrel and now they taste like garbage. I wish all of you the best of luck in your journey to better health! 

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So far so good on this intermittent fasting.  Down 4 pounds after just a few days on it.  I get a little hungry at work as I'm up at 430 am and don't eat until 10am.  My last time to consume calories is 6pm so I am eating at 540pm or so.  I'm not going to fast on my days off as  I get busy and bounce all over with projects, appts, golf, and what not.  My goal is to doing the IF 4-5 days a week and get some exercise 3-4 days a week.  Next stop...225 lbs.

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On 9/28/2019 at 12:59 PM, chisag said:

... Congrats to all of you trying to make positive changes in your life!!! I have always been very active and never got more than 20lbs over weight in winter but thankfully my family is extremely health conscious so I want to share a few things I have learned from them. 

... Agro Biz has really done a number on the American public. The most egregious is sugar. Sugar is a once in a blue moon treat and should most definitely not be included in anything but deserts. It is highly addictive, as much as cocaine and once in it's grip it is extremely difficult to do without it. Getting rid of ALL sugar in your diet is a really great place to start. 

... The bad news that most just don't want to hear or believe is food is not and was never supposed to be "delicious".  It is a real eye opener for most. Quite simply food is fuel and the nutrients in food are necessary for a healthy and active life style. Now the good news is once you change your palate, you will find lost of really good tasting food you would have never thought possible. Kale, a superfood that is sooooo good for you gets a bad rap because raw it is tough and not very tasty. But massaging Kale, actually squeezing and breaking it down, and then adding virgin olive oil, cranberries/cherrries/raisens, lime/lemon juice and a little honey is one of our favorite foods and is really quite tasty! Green beans with some Fresno chillies and a baked potato slathered in grass fed butter and sour cream are excellent side dishes to Ribs, Burgers, Steaks, Grilled Chicken and Pork Chops.

... The other good news is the reason most over eat is because their bodies are not getting the nutrients they need. If you eat a salad with fresh vegetables and an oil/vinegar/lemon dressing and a nice grass fed steak or burger (sans bun) and some broccoli bathed in grass fed butter you will enjoy the meal and be satiated until your next meal because you are getting the fat and protein your body needs. But eat some CAFO meat of any kind (Concentrated Animal Feeding Operation) that is stripped of nutrients as well as added chemicals and hormones for cows standing in there own feces, with some boxed Mac and Cheese and some chips and a sugary desert and your body still wants more nutrients NOT more food so you eat more, because what you ate is not really food. Once you change your eating habits to nutrients that you need, instead of food-like-substances that you want you can eat as much as you like because when the body gets the nutrients it needs, you cease to be hungry. Ever eat a box of flavored crackers but you are still hungry? You have triggered your body's need for nutrients but there are so few in processed foods that your body still wants more, More, MORE!

... And more good news is you can eat salt, just not table salt that has all the minerals stripped out and adds iodine, but Himalayan Sea Salt that has 84 natural minerals that balance the sodium and has no detrimental effect, in fact quite the opposite as our bodies need salt for basic cellular function. 

... Eat organic or better yet grow your own vegetables. Find a local rancher that provides grass fed beef and pastured chicken and pork. We eat a TON of meat from a rancher/farmer we know in Iowa and we are all in excellent health. It isn't cheap but that is the scam Ago Biz has pulled on the American public, because food never was cheap. If it is cheap, it isn't real food.

... I used to be a typical American male eating fast food and all the junk corporations have produced for profit knowing full well it is bad for us. Once I saw the light, thanks to my wife and 2 boys about 10 years ago, I have been happily surprised by just how good REAL FOOD tastes and again YOU CAN EAT AS MUCH AS YOU WANT because once you get the nutrients you need, you just aren't hungry. That said, the hard part is giving up the sh!t that passes for food, ridding you body of its chemical addiction and then taking the time to make good food a priority. We are the fattest and sickest country in the world because we don't eat nutritional food, we eat junk. 

... I could go on and on but hopefully you get the idea. Sorry for this soapbox post but I think it is just so very important to truly understand what real food is, why we eat crap and why we are so over weight and so sick. You are posting and reading this thread so you must want to be healthier. The change isn't easy, but once you dedicate yourself to real food and a healthy diet you will find real food actually tastes great and after some time away, gong back and trying to eat processed junk is impossible because it isn't food and it states terrible, like a mouth full of foul chemicals. I used to eat Cheese Puffs by the barrel and now they taste like garbage. I wish all of you the best of luck in your journey to better health! 

Chisag, I think you post some fantastic reviews for golf equipment, courses, etc. However, I had to cringe a few times reading your post on healthy eating. This is not a social media attack, just a difference of opinions...a good old fashioned disagreement...

Fear mongering is rampant in the weight loss industry. Don't eat this, don't eat that, demonize carbs, demonize sugar, etc. While a very small percentage of folks thrive on fear mongering, mentally, it's an unhealthy approach to your relationship with food. Fear mongering tells people that certain foods are evil, deadly, etc so they stay away as best they can, then when they give into temptation, they binge and bust their 'healthy' habits. How do you know if the person prescribing a diet may not have a full grasp on nutrition? They eliminate large food groups/ingredients/macros in order to achieve the same goal: caloric deficiency. You can be healthy eating the occasional pizza, just eat a salad beforehand. You can be healthy eating oreos, just stick to two, not a dozen. You can be healthy eating Arby's but limit it to once every other week, not every three days. 

Sugar, salt, fat, gluten, dairy, red meat, GMOs, and non-organic produce/food are all healthy...in the right dose.

Let's start with sugar. Sugar is not addictive like cocaine. The study performed with rats back a few years ago was flawed and many have spoken out about it. The rodents were only fed sugar every 2 hours. What human only eats sugar throughout the day? I would be hungry too if I was only given a dose of sugar every two hours instead of something satiating like a turkey sandwich or a hamburger. Sugar, in the right dose, is not harmful. Should you eat sugary foods/drinks every meal? No. Should you shun sugar? No, because your body NEEDS sugar. That's right. Your body NEEDS sugar, whether its glucose, fructose or sucrose. Does it need a lot? Well of course not. Cutting out sugar from your diet means cutting out fruits, vegetables, bread, dairy, every condiment, as well as every alcoholic beverage. A true sugar free diet is certain animal proteins, some vegetables and some nuts. Your body will not like that diet. 

Salt. There are studies that show salt are not as detrimental to those with good blood pressure. Basic overview is that if you have high blood pressure, watch your salt. If you have good blood pressure, it's not nearly as severe. The mineral content in fancy salt is so minimal, you would need to eat a crazy amount of salt for your body to benefit. Iodized/table salt is not unhealthy. However if you consume 1/4C of salt a day, then you should be more concerned with your intake than if you use Himalaya, pink sea salt, iodized salt, etc. 

Let's talk food advertising. Did you know there are only 10 GMO crops approved by the USDA? Those 10 are corn, potatoes, soybeans, canola, sugarbeets, apples, papayas, cotton, squash and alfalfa. You know what's not listed? Wheat. If you're buying Non-GMO pasta because of fear, guess what, you've been fooled. And the USDA has funded 82 studies concerning GMOs found in various ingredients/produce and 6 studies showed the GMO were healthier/safer than conventional foods, 62 showed no difference, 7 were inconclusive and 6 were shown to be less healthy/safe than conventional foods.

Organic foods might be the biggest sham by the food industry. Let's take the 'dirty dozen' produce list. Oh man, according to fear mongers, if you eat a regular strawberry, then you'll get cancer from all the pesticides. Guess how many regular strawberries one would need to eat in order to consume an unhealthy amount of pesticides? 186.

Did you know that when you spend the extra $2/lb for organic/antibiotic free chicken, you're buying the exact same chicken as the regular, less fancy chicken? USDA hasn't given a true definition of antibiotic free so if you see it on your food label, you're paying extra for nothing in return. 

While some food additives have unfamiliar names and are demonized left and right, the truth is that food and color additives are more strictly studied, regulated and monitored than at any other time in history. Those that spread the fear of additives, GMOs, non-organic foods, etc. cite rodent studies where the rate or mice were fed hundreds to thousands of times more of a given substance than are allowed in any food. In reality, those additives are at such low levels in foods, the risk is minimal. You have a better chance of getting e-coli from broccoli than an illness from additives. The ingredient/food is never the poison, it's the dose. 

Why live in fear when it comes to food? 

 

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I managed to score a fairly good treadmill for nothing, just in time for winter. I'm picking it up on Saturday arvo...just hope it fits in the back of my truck and I can con my neighbour to help me get it down to the basement. 

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In the last year I am down 40lb and down 15 since the start of the golf season. This has been a lot of hard work and watching what I eat. That being said I am stuck with about 15-20lb left to get to my goal. 

Going back to the basics that helped with the 40lb loss. Low to no carbs and intermittent fasting. 

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1 hour ago, the_hammer said:

In the last year I am down 40lb and down 15 since the start of the golf season. This has been a lot of hard work and watching what I eat. That being said I am stuck with about 15-20lb left to get to my goal. 

Going back to the basics that helped with the 40lb loss. Low to no carbs and intermittent fasting. 

Congrats..do you IF every day? Im laying here in bed with black coffee thinking to not IF today as its my day off, but Im feeling okay if I decide to IF. I tried to find  info on when to stop an IF for a day or two time wise. Im eating10a-6p.

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