Bars during the first week

Discussion in 'Cambridge Weight Plan' started by sugarplumfairy, 5 September 2006 Social URL.

  1. My counsellor has given me some bars to try but didn't say not to have them this week. will it effect weight loss or am I ok to have them?

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  3. CW Consultant

    CW Consultant Gold Member


    It is recommended you do not have the bars in the first two weeks as they can affect how quickly you go into ketosis therefore making it hard.

    Give your CDC a call and ask if you can just have liquids for the first two weeks.

  4. demon

    demon Cambridge Diet Counsellor

    I know the official line is not to have the bars for the first couple of weeks, but I've had one every day from the first day on CD and it hasn't affected my weight loss at all. Guess that might not always apply to everyone so perhaps I was just lucky :)

    To be honest, my CDC didn't actually tell me I shouldn't have them so I only realised when I joined the DH forum - having said that I'm really glad 'cos it made that first week much more bearable for me.
  5. DQ

    DQ Queen of the Damned

    Some people are very lucky, and the bars don't slow them down getting into ketosis, but generally speaking you shouldn't add them until week 3. :)
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