In an attempt to win the award of "Least Popular Blog Post", I'm going to demonstrate an experiment.
Let's play "Food Showdown" Spark style.
Which is healthier?
Yoplait Strawberry Yogurt versus a Snickers Bar
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I noticed something weird about how Spark calculates calories. Or maybe it's an error on my part.
1g carb = 4 calories
1g protein = 4 calories
1g fat = 9 calories
Tonight my macro count is:
68g carbs (total, not net) = 272
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Continuing from www.sparkpeople.com/mypa ge_public_journal_individu al.asp?blog_id=4986257
As long time Sparkfriend 4A-HEALTHY-BMI can attest, the job isn't over after losing weight. You have to learn how to maintai... Read more
Follow up to my blog: Teach a Man to Fish with Food Choices www.sparkpeople.com/mypa ge_public_journal_individu al.asp?blog_id=4985392
My friends, tonight's tale is about how a dieter failed.
On S... Read more
I was going to wait to share this data until my 1 month assessment, but now seems as good as any.
A quick recap for readers new and old.
Last year, May 2011, after struggling with weight loss/gain/maintenance for over 10 years, I switc... Read more
Up until 3rd grade, I wasn't a very good student. In 1st grade, because I daydreamed during the subtraction lesson, I didn't know how to do my homework. I randomly filled in numbers. I got every answer wrong except for 1. My teacher pulled m... Read more
This comes via Sparkfriend Valkyria. It's a British documentary called "The Men Who Made Us Fat". Watch one or two episodes a day. It's long, but worth it. I'm passing it along because it's too important to miss.
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My fat loss progress to date:
Weight Loss This Week: -1.6lbs
Weight Loss Total this Month: -2.4lbs
Lean Mass: +1lbs
I don't get big number drops, but my weight loss is smooth and steady. I don't get weird ups and downs anymore. M... Read more
There's a study making the rounds in dietary literature that claims low carbohydrate diets increases risk of Swedish women's cardiovascular disease. The study was based on a questionnaire that asked women what they ate in the past 16 years.
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Just before I got started on my low-carb journey, I went flexitarian. I was trying to limit animal protein to the evening.
Here's a sampling of my diet then:
February 1, 2011
Breakfast: Blueberries, Kashi cereal, non-fat plain yogur... Read more
I'm going to tread carefully today because I'm a little incensed, and I have to watch my tone.
I told you a couple blogs ago about how I botched my understanding of Atkins with double quarter pounders. This was due to ignorance. I didn't ... Read more
One of the benefits of having a food journal that goes back 5 years is I can go back in time to see where I started, and where I am now.
The reason I joined Spark is because my weight loss stalled, and I wanted to lose more. And Spark is f... Read more
One thing I love to do is defy stereotypes. In 3rd grade, a boy told me girls could never be as good at math as boys. So I went to college, studied math/electrical engineering/computer science, and I'm now a computer programmer! When I switch... Read more