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When you movement is limited, you really don't need 1200 calories. It is like gassing your car every day but you don't drive. I tried increasing my calories above 1200 did not work. I am eating healthy & taking my Vemma vitamins. Laid off all bread and immediately dropped 5 pounds.

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  • SANDHILL5
    When I hit the wall, and can't keep losing. I regroup. I eat smaller meals and eat more times a day. It works, good luck. emoticon - by SANDHILL5
  • I too have discovered that i don't need 1200 calories when I am not very active for health reasons. At these times I try to eat the most nutrient dense food on hand- mostly fruit, veggies, and beans. Although I am not diabetic, I cut down on the bread and most grains when I cannot exercise as both seem to make me gain weight. Of course I realize that diabetics can eat bread, but according to Dr. Neal Barnard, in his Nutritional Approach to Diabetes, rye or pumpernickel bread is a better choice as they have lower glycemic indexes than wheat bread. When I have problems with my back or legs, I too exercise in bed, in a chair, and of course I continue with my yoga class to keep flexible. - by 7WORSHIPS
  • Why do you "need" bread bcause you are diabetic? If it's fiber,use flax seed or veggies with fiber. Other than fiber,what good does bread do for you? Hope it's 100% ww bread but check in ingred. lots of sugar and "other" stuff. emoticon emoticon - by GGMOM06
  • I am diabetic so I have to have bread, so I had to up my exercise. I am walking more and I do Aerobics and strength training now. To begin with I was just exercising on my bed and in a chair, that was a good way to start. - by FUTUREHOPE49

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