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  • Re: Question

    KAS - - Low Carb Beginners

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    Well, I seem to be averaging only 1200 cals a day... Also, my protien avg's closer to 40%, with fat at 50-55% and carbs at 5-10%. I have done my BMR thingy and it says that my need is 1763 cals. So, with a deficit of over 500, I should be a stick right now!! not holding steady, right? I should try to get more, closer to only being in a 300+ deficit I think... how to add cals -- with cheesecake ? I am finding it tough to keep the fat percentage higher than the protien; but, I think the extensive …

  • Question

    KAS - - Low Carb Beginners

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    Alrighty, so, I cheated this past weekend with various alcoholic drinks (sans carbs) and a fiber bar… but, then I abided by the diet (99%) through today and have only lost the pound I gained over the weekend What am I doing wrong? What does everyone recommend for a total cals and fat grams to continue loss? I am obviously consuming too much, if my body stopped burning... bummer. Although, there were two days (following the binge) in which I ate little for lunch and missed my veg all together the…

  • Hi!

    KAS - - Introduce Yourself

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    I am 26yo, female, an HR Administrator and a part-time student out of MA, USA; I am a Vet of Operation Enduring Freedom Afghanistan, a poet and a science blogger. I sit most of my day and had wrist surgery a few years back for De Quervains Syndrome (just like Carpal Tunnel, but a diff tunnel) and couldn't do pushups any longer (or any weight bearing) and lost my drive for working out all together. I have recently picked it back up lightly (mostly cardio) but, still haven't dropped in weight. The…

  • Re: Getting Started Thread

    KAS - - Low Carb Beginners

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    Great information, thanks! (I will be utilizing the FitDay) KAS

  • Please excuse my ignorance, but why flax/fish oil? Aren't I getting Omega 3 in other foods, like salmon? Also, why the additional extra fats, if I supply fat for energy burn, won't it neglect burning my body fat instead? I will do some research as well on this, but if anyone feels up to replying, that would also be helpful! Thanks! KAS