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Postby grugwashere » Mon Dec 11, 2006 6:21 pm

what should i count

the calculator on this website says that i need 10000 kjs a day to mainttain my cureent weight... so i figure if i eat 6000 kjs i will lose weight but then i am confused about fat... is kj's an overall count of what the food is worth? or is it something different to fat?

hope i didnt confuse anyone lol

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Postby SarahC » Mon Dec 11, 2006 8:11 pm

I reckon just count the kJs... that's what matters in the end - the difference between kJs used and burnt. If you eat less fat though you will be able to eat more food for the same number of kJs - a definite advantage :wink:
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Postby Groovychic » Mon Dec 11, 2006 9:03 pm

You need to watch your fat intake as well. I have found that I can eat slightly over the calories I am meant to eat but totally overload on the fat. Remember that the sugar turns to fat. So you do need to watch both. Go for the lower fat options when you have the choice. I am blowing out on the fat content nearly everyday sometimes more than doubling it. Yesterday I nearly tripled it! And I didn't think I had done all that bad yesterday!!!

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