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Tams wrote:That was nicely said Blitz! I do agree with that. Not all calories are equal (either in what they give to nutrition or in how they influence weightloss/gain).
I was reading an article about fad diets just a few minutes ago actually, and their point was that the 'control' you need to exert was reminiscent of eating disorders (writer was a former anorexic). It has occurred to me that for some people, the fixation on controlling numbers (calorie counting), could also act in this manner, rather than feeding a healthy mindset that focuses on the nutritional value of food.
Just a thought - and not dissing anyone who is a calorie counter!
Cackleberry wrote:Thanks for your thoughts on the fitbit. I think i've decided against it for now. It seems like a lot of money for something I don't think i'll use very often. I really only wanted it to see how many calories I burnt while at work and also to see what my sleep pattern was like.
Wise choice. They really (in my opinion) not worth the money for data that you can (almost completely) get from a smartphone app like Runtastic or one that I've just started using today....StepOn. Calculates all I need to know, steps, distance, calories and charts it. Sure it doesn't measure sleep, but I figure if I wake up exhausted, I"d say I can bank on the fact that I probably haven't had enough (of it)!!!
Blitz wrote:Speaking of being on the same page...I couldn't get on this Forum or website for an awful long time yesterday evening and this morning with either my laptop or my mobile. Is it just me or did everyone else have the same problem?
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