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fruit and veg

maclynn

Silver Member
S: 17st13lb G: 14st10lb
#2
hiyer,when i started this last week i wasn't going to, after being used to free fruit and veg, but, then read up some posts, then checked the calorie values, and boy did i get a shock, so i would definately say yes.:D
 
#4
beverley123 said:
hi
thanks for letting me know,i wasnt quite sure what to do,i will count my fruit and veg.ive just joined the myfitnesspal its brillient :)
thanks again
beverley:)
Count absolutely everything you eat and drink - you'll be surprised!! MFP amazing
 

LittleSis

Silver Member
S: 12st3lb C: 12st3.5lb G: 9st0lb BMI: 33.5 Loss: -0st0.5lb(-0.29%)
#5
I do indeed.... It's shocking to find out how much is in food I thought was "empty"!!!
 
S: 10st10.5lb C: 8st10.5lb G: 8st10.5lb Loss: 2st0lb(18.6%)
#7
I used to eat loads of fruit, but due to the high cals rarely eat more than 1 piece a day now. I have started eating dried fruit, it can be lower in cals and lasts much longer. Also counts towards your 5 a day :)
 
S: 13st3lb C: 8st5lb G: 8st0lb BMI: 20.7 Loss: 4st12lb(36.76%)
#8
I find dried fruit much higher in cals. For a small-ish (clearly have portion control problems lol) bag of mango there's 300 cals! That's a meal!

What dried fruit are you eating?

Otherwise I do love fruit and veg, as I'm a vegetarian they at times make up a large portion of my day.
 
S: 14st9lb C: 12st5lb G: 10st11lb BMI: 32.7 Loss: 2st4lb(15.61%)
#9
As above! There aint no such thing as free food....
 

Aline

Gold Member
C: 7st9lb BMI: 19.6
#10
I count fruit and veg because most days those are half of my daily eaten calories:)
Those are great calories but you know, still calories...

xx
 

Legomom

Gold Member
S: 17st5lb C: 14st12lb G: 13st0lb BMI: 29.8 Loss: 2st7lb(14.4%)
#11
Count them. Especially fruit!! :) I don't count salad really tho. It's hardly worth it!! And it's a bother logging it all so I just log it a basic mixed salad for 25 cals ;) it's probably more as I usually have two goid handfuls but hey ho and extra handful of lettuce won't kill me!!

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