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"DIET"

Monday, April 25, 2011

SO I've done this before and maintained. Then I put some back on but I've maintained that. Now it's time to drop the extra & maintain again. So hubby says, "just DIET instead of lifestyle change" then maintain, which we already know you can do". He might have a point BUT I don't wanta hurt/shock/mess up my body either. Anyway, his suggestion is the ZONE diet (which his program promotes). I've done a little research on it & I'm just not sure. Then I saw a post from DIETITIANBECKY on here and I quote "Usually the ZONE is about:
40% carb, 30% protein and 30% fat
SO use your SP calorie range, and aim for the lower end of your SP carbohydrate range (which is about 45% of your calories), and the upper end of your protein and fat ranges (which are about 30-35% of your calories"
I follow that li'l chart at the bottom of my nutrition tracker to a T most days (that I track anyway). So I'm thinking I'm just gonna keep to that and take her advice (above) and see what happens from there).
Here's hopin......
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PHYSEDTEACHER 4/25/2011 7:47PM

    that is pretty much what I stick to ...I go paleo/zonish....paleo says no dairy ...but I can't give that up...so sort kinds both...but the ratios and the combining protein/carb/fat at EVERY meal and snack def work for me!

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LODYANGEL 4/25/2011 12:56PM

    I recently switched back to a "diet." I wasn't having much success with tracking and it was making me insane, so I am doing the "17 day diet." It is new. I took a little heat on here for it, but one week into it I can already see the difference in myself. So do what you need to do, and get to that goal weight any healthy way you can. emoticon

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