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    torrie66 posted:
    Is carb cycling a fast track to loss weight?
     
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    rohvannyn responded:
    There aren't any long term sustainable ways to lose weight - the best I've fouind is a high protein, low processed food, low sugar diet.
    Roh

    'Your focus determines your reality.' --QGJ
     
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    rohvannyn replied to rohvannyn's response:
    I meant to say, there aren't any long term sustainable ways to lose weight rapidly. If you lose weight too fast, your body will be convinced there's a famine going on and it will start to hold on to weight and conserve each calorie. You also risk muscle loss and nasty things like liver damage. And your brain doesn't work right if you short yourself too much on fat.

    So the best I've found is a combination of a high protein, low processed food, low sugar diet - cut out things that come in boxes and bags or are white - combined with exercise that includes both cardio and weight lifting.

    Look at making long term changes, become aware of what you put in your body and how much you move. Cut out stress, sleep more, don't worry about fat, watch sugar like a hawk. Move more, whatever it takes. Focus on your small successes. That will make you lose weight, slowly but surely.
    Roh

    'Your focus determines your reality.' --QGJ
     
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    nutrik responded:
    When it comes to sustainable weight loss the only choice you have is to change your lifestyle and here are some other tips that can be useful: Eat slowly, according to studies, your body needs around 15-20 minutes to send your brain the satiety signs. Chew your bites properly that will help you make a better digestion. Choose your foods wisely: avoid canned foods, added sugar, processed foods, fast food and instead add more variety to your diet, more fruits and veggies, whole grains, lean protein and good fats such as avocado, nuts, olive oil, natural peanut butter. Exercise at least 30 min per day. Drink 2-3 lt of water. Sleep 8-9 hours daily.
    Qalorie.com can be a very useful app there you can keep track of your daily foods, calories, nutrients, water and exercise so can be sure you are giving your body exactly what it needs to stay healthy and you can get advice from registered nutritionists to help you reach your goals.


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