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Comment Re:High fat? (Score 1) 244 244

Perhaps, but since he did low carb, guaranteed 10-15lbs of that was water weight. I lost over 15lbs in my first week doing low carb, but almost all of it was water. About 4 days in starting the diet I was literally pissing every hour, and taking pretty much pure liquid shits every 2-3 hours for two days straight. My body was dumping huge amounts of excess water. I was way less puffy.

So he probably lost an actual 25-30lbs of fat instead of 40, which is an ok amount if morbidly obese, but not a rate that is sustainable for a long period of time.

Ive been averaging a loss of 2lbs/week for the past 10 months. I think I will be able to sustain it for another 2 or 3 months, but then will need to lower down to 1.5 as right now I can only eat 1700 cals on non workout days which is difficult. Most days I go over but I also dont eat back exercise calories.

Comment Re:Unhealthy food is tasty. Healthy food is boring (Score 1) 244 244

When I used to eat like shit it was weird, there would be some unhealthy food that I thought tasted gross (such as certain kind of donuts, candy, etc) but if I ate it and didnt like it.. for some reason I was still compelled to continue eating it. Even though I knew it tasted gross, I was addicted to the high fat and/or high sugar.

Of course I would think vegetables tasted cross and wouldnt be compelled to finish eating them.

Luckily that has all changed now and eat a lot healthier.. Sure I still occasionally go for some of those snack foods, but if I dont like it I throw it away, and I have one serving of it and that's it. And when I do want to treat myself, I will usually go for something a bit more high quality, because why waste the empty calories on something that tastes like shit.

Comment Glass (Score 1) 371 371

There was an interesting report that came out about our local recycling. All glass that is recycled, the municipality ends up taking to the dump anyways. They said there is zero demand for recycled glass so they have no option except throwing it in the dump. However, they do tell people to keep recycling it anyways since when they eventually do find a source to take it, they dont want people throwing it out instead

Comment Re:Interesting hypothesis (Score 1) 409 409

Oh really? Funny.. I used to eat like shit and do zero exercise and ballooned up to 350lbs. in the past 9 months I ate less, exercised more, and lost 85lbs. So how exactly was my lifestyle, exercise, and diet not the cause of my obesity? (mind you I am still obese, but if I keep on track within 6 or so months I should be down to overweight instead of obese) 3 of my friends who used to be overweight/obese lost weight the same way I did.

A lot of kids seem to stay inside and play videogames instead of playing out doors. A lot of people have way more sedentary jobs then they did 60 years ago. Portion sizes are a lot bigger than they did 60 years ago. My parents never seen a "big gulp"/super big gulp/ double big gulp growing up. Seriously, who drinks over 1L of pop in a sitting??? They also would have a soda drink as a treat on special occasions, not every single day or heaven forbid, multiple servings per day.

You go to a theatre and one person will be eating a bucket of popcorn that should be enough for a family of five. Probably extra artificial butter on it too. People will order a large pizza and eat the entire thing themselves, when it used to feed a family of four.

Comment Re:Comparing apples to miniature oranges (Score 1) 409 409

which would be a poor investment, because then pepsi would just completely replace coca-cola.. And if you bought them out then some other third party would rise.

Not to mention "healthy" drinks like fruit juices often contian just as much calories and sugar as soda does. Sure 100% orange juice may contain more micronutrients than a soda, but it is pretty much just as unhealthy as a soft drink... Actually looking iat it it is WORSE.. contains same amount of sugar, and MORE calories than an equivalent amount of coke.

Comment Re:Shitting all over casual gamers. (Score 1) 99 99

Yeah this thing looks sweet. I definitely want to get the wireless PC xbox one controller, I just dont know if I can justify the price for the elite though as much as I would love it. I just dont play enough of the type of games on PC that require the sensitivity, customizable hair triggers, etc.. but I can definitely see the appeal for the people who play racing games, sports, shooters, etc.

The most difficult thing in the world is to know how to do a thing and to watch someone else doing it wrong, without commenting. -- T.H. White