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Postby tabbycat » Tue May 02, 2006 10:31 pm

HI all,
Just a quick question.

when you count points for WW - what does 1 point = in calories. (for example does 1 point = 100 calories)
If that is the case then being 94kg and having 20 points means 2000 calories a day.

I hope this all makes sense. If someone could let me know that would be great.

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Postby LadyBug » Thu May 04, 2006 8:27 am

Im not too sure Tabby...
Maybe pop in a meeting in your area and ask them.
Sorry i couldnt be of any help :oops:
xoxo ~Ali

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Postby Dolly » Thu May 04, 2006 9:57 am

Hi LadyBug, From what I remember from when I use to go to WW, they said that they didn't want people to do calorie counting anymore so they invented the simple points plan and now the core plan. 1 point is slightly less than 100 calories.

I've just found my old WW book and it says that women weighing 80 to 94kgs should eat 22 points of food.
Because I suffer a thyroid gland problem, I had to eat 18 points of food to lose weight.
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Postby Angel » Thu May 04, 2006 9:02 pm

Dolly's advice is spot on. WW wants you to convert everything into points, perhaps they think its easier to count points than kilojoules???

Week 1 book had a list in the back of the most common foods we eat and their points value, I stuck to this and slowly added things when I found the point value and if I had a favourite food I just asked my leader the point value.

Sorry I can't be more helpful,
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