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Postby nalong » Sat, 19 Jan 2008 12:21 am

Something to add on to eating pillsis to count your calories in your diet

7000 kcal to get 1KG off is not really the number.
The amount of weight you lose depends on your basic metabolism rate.

Basic metabolism rate= the minimal rate you require to keep your body functions running.( i.e. if you sleep whole day what is the kcal you will burn to make your basic organ function still function.)

Ususally for female is 1000-1500, for guys it will be 2000-2500.

Hence only after knowing this can you actually make up the sum of kcal you need to burn/to avoid in order to lose any weight, or for the case gain any weight.

Hence I would recommend all to find their basic metabolism rate first before engagin in any diet/excercise to lose any weight so you reach optimal weight management.

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Postby boonhong24 » Sat, 01 Mar 2008 9:34 pm

I tried duromine before. It helps but alot side effects like lost of sleep, thirsty and weight gain after stopping it. Same as Xenical as well which are available in Guardian. There will be oil leakage after oily consumption of food. I went through a number of different treatment like Radio frequency, Vaser Liposuction but all didn't help much. Two months ago, I was 97kg. Now i'm 87 kg. I went through Traditional Chinese Medicine treatment (Acupunture) at Marine Parade and will be visiting the place on Monday. Think the place is call wellness santuary.
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Postby ksl » Sat, 31 May 2008 5:59 pm

Ususally for female is 1000-1500, for guys it will be 2000-2500.
Nalong check your research and then confirm, by using other data, I think you are a little mixed up on the female numbers. try 2000 for female and 2500 for men, although i haven't checked myself, I'm pretty sure 1500 cannot do it for inactive female.The BMR I would say is 2000 for female. There is lots of information on the internet, that isn't correct, hence look at different sources to get a realistic figure.

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Postby ksl » Sat, 31 May 2008 6:03 pm

SMS wrote:ksl you hit the nail on the head! Five identical posts from dredged up old threads. She's history. When will they ever learn?

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You wont be so enthralledd when SMS looks at this! :D

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Postby Eugenia89 » Sat, 31 May 2008 6:11 pm

i usually take in less carbohydrate stuff like rice for example
and i split the quantity of my usual 3 meals a day into say about seven
and lastly frequent visits to the gym.

I find that i can slim down only to an extent with diet
but to achieve that flat tummy, i need to throw in some extra effort. ;)

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Postby chixchix » Sat, 31 May 2008 7:33 pm

but how to calculate how many calories we have taken in for the dat...and wch part of the packagings are written about calories ?? :???:

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Postby Eugenia89 » Sat, 31 May 2008 8:36 pm

awwwww i hate to count calories
that pack of fries always reminds me of how far i need to run or how long i need at the gym to work that off

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Postby ksl » Sat, 31 May 2008 11:19 pm

chixchix wrote:but how to calculate how many calories we have taken in for the dat...and wch part of the packaging are written about calories ?? :???:

calculating calories is not easy unless you measure your food intake, but a rule of thumb....is one whole meal, should be no bigger than the palm of your hand, spread over 6 meal times a day...the average intake of calories will balance out at an average 300 calories per meal.

Although palm handful, excluding fingers in size, that is! you can probably eat what you want, but portion size must be maintained, for a balanced diet...the problem with society and commercialism, is that we are forced to eat more, because price is related to food size, business sell double portion each time or enough for 3 people, to make money.

All business will make less and there will be less food waste, if the portion size is maintained.

Nothing is free, so the minimum portion in McDonalds, is more than enough of crap food, for ones body to last a whole month, in calories, because most of the food is disgusting waste product like chicken skin, for the kids with very little chicken meat if any...it is all dumped in a mixer, with a little meat and lots of skin, churned up, to make chicken nuggets...it should be bloody illegal, but it isn't. So once a month or never is best!

SMS can put you on the right track, if you read his posts, for good clean eating and portion size, i should imagine. once you can get into the habit of the meal size and mix ratio, you will be okay.

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Postby ksl » Sat, 31 May 2008 11:27 pm

Eugenia89 wrote:awwwww i hate to count calories
that pack of fries always reminds me of how far i need to run or how long i need at the gym to work that off
a medium pack of fries is 600 calories or a steady jog for about 1 hour at 8 or 9 km pr hr. Also depends on your metabolism and age. But yes, its a good reminder, i use this method too, if visiting crappy food shops.

Otherwise a good skinless chicken breast is always on my menue, cooked many different ways too, or beaf steak with minium fat, which i love. I love to eat too, but its got to be high quality food, if training, not junk food.

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Postby Eugenia89 » Sun, 01 Jun 2008 6:44 pm

actually i am curious about those zero calories coke zero and such
any cons regarding those kind of stuffs?

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Postby green_field » Sun, 01 Jun 2008 8:58 pm

ksl wrote:
a medium pack of fries is 600 calories or a steady jog for about 1 hour at 8 or 9 km pr hr. Also depends on your metabolism and age. But yes, its a good reminder, i use this method too, if visiting crappy food shops.

Otherwise a good skinless chicken breast is always on my menue, cooked many different ways too, or beaf steak with minium fat, which i love. I love to eat too, but its got to be high quality food, if training, not junk food.



I used to do that too. But after a while, there is this kind of craving for extreme things like chocolate, or sth really really hot n fat. Just cannot stop it...
Maybe women are different. lol. Cannot live without junk food :P.

And I still believe in eating in balance. You need fat and sugar as well. What is the point eating that skinless chicken, then u gotta eat supplements that have vitamin E, which is fat too.

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Postby ksl » Sun, 01 Jun 2008 9:45 pm

green_field wrote:
ksl wrote:
a medium pack of fries is 600 calories or a steady jog for about 1 hour at 8 or 9 km pr hr. Also depends on your metabolism and age. But yes, its a good reminder, i use this method too, if visiting crappy food shops.

Otherwise a good skinless chicken breast is always on my menue, cooked many different ways too, or beaf steak with minium fat, which i love. I love to eat too, but its got to be high quality food, if training, not junk food.



I used to do that too. But after a while, there is this kind of craving for extreme things like chocolate, or sth really really hot n fat. Just cannot stop it...
Maybe women are different. lol. Cannot live without junk food :P.

And I still believe in eating in balance. You need fat and sugar as well. What is the point eating that skinless chicken, then u gotta eat supplements that have vitamin E, which is fat too.


Of course you need fat's but healthy one's the same for sugar, fructos is much healthier, than chemically refined sugar, chocolate is also good for you especially dark chocolate...if you are craving food, i would belive your body is far from balanced....a balanced body by that i mean pH...balance need to be right...craving maybe even homone balance is disturbed, you may need to have your blood sugar monitored.

One is not saying give up foods you love, like chocolate, although they say you become what you eat.

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Postby ksl » Sun, 01 Jun 2008 9:48 pm

Eugenia89 wrote:actually i am curious about those zero calories coke zero and such
any cons regarding those kind of stuffs?


Coke as already been blown to bits by the japanese, it's a drink that is guaranteed, to extract calcium from your bones! Although I do have one now and again, not very often.

I mean to have a healthy lifestyle does, take effort! I don't care if people don't make the effort, it's their problem. There is no need to scrap all the junk food either, it's all about, moderation, and remembering your metabolism, decreases at 1% per year.

Check out coke http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Coca-Cola_Zero

Sodium benzoate is reported to be a danger for health in 2007, by a leading british university, it turns into benzene if it comes into contact with vitamin C. The business is too big, to pull the plug, because it's in all fizzy drinks, not just coke, investigations are under way, although that will be too late for many heavy drinkers.

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Postby max's mom » Mon, 02 Jun 2008 8:11 am

pills do nothing but lighten your wallet! I am a nurse from the US- lost my weight by using Weight watchers. They do not have a branch here but you can buy their products! You can go do their program at WeightWatchers.com.

There is no magic cure to weight loss- I have had great help with Hypnosis in addition to weight watchers. you have to get up and move ( not just to the frig!) 30 minutes each day.

Good luck! also- watch all the salt in the food here- and much of it is cooked in lard! Yuck!

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Mon, 02 Jun 2008 12:47 pm

max's mom wrote:pills do nothing but lighten your wallet! I am a nurse from the US- lost my weight by using Weight watchers. They do not have a branch here but you can buy their products! You can go do their program at WeightWatchers.com.

There is no magic cure to weight loss- I have had great help with Hypnosis in addition to weight watchers. you have to get up and move ( not just to the frig!) 30 minutes each day.

Good luck! also- watch all the salt in the food here- and much of it is cooked in lard! Yuck!


How much did you lose? And more importantly, how long have you been finished the program and have you gained any back since you left the program?


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