Pls tell me more about WW...

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  1. Edwin

    Edwin Silver Member

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    SW is no longer working for me and WW seems to offer varitey yet restricted portion control.

    I have looked at the website but there doesn't seem much info on there about the basics (as obv they don't give the info away for free).

    I think I know how many points I could have a day but don't know how I could spread this out.

    I know there is loads of WW food available which seems great but I'm wondering about the 'basic' foods and what sort of point values they are - eg fruit, veg, eggs, cereals.

    I'd just like to know a bit more to decide whether it would fit into my family life etc.

    Thx for reading.
     
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    I've just changed over from SW to WW Discover Points. In my second week. During the first week I felt very deprived not being able to grab fruit or yoghurts to fill a gap.

    This second week it doesn't feel quite so bad.

    If you look at the menus above, I think you will find some sort of information what you can have through a day from various people.
     
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    hey Edwin, how many points are you allowed a day?

    heres an idea of what i would eat in a day (i'm allowed 23 points per day)

    B - 60g shreddies (3) 1/4pt soya light milk / skimmed milk (1)
    L - 2 slices bread (3) 30g philadelphia light (1) lettuce, tomato, cucumber (0) 100g grapes (1) apple (0.5) multipack bag french fries (1)
    T - quorn curry (2.5) (made with 1/2bag frozen quorn chicken style pieces (2.5), tinned tomatoes, various spices, stock cubes, onion, butternut squash, peppers, mushrooms, fresh chillies, salt and pepper (0) and 60g dried weight cous cous / rice / bulgar wheat (3)

    total: 16 points, leaving 7 points for my favourite in between snacks etc.. such as:

    cadburys creme egg (3.5)
    cadburys curly wurly (2.5)
    cadburys fudge (2)
    pack walkers baked crisps (1.5)

    or you could construct a fourth meal for that many points!

    the great thing about WW is that i could substitute my main meal for a takeaway - a mushroom foo yung from the chinese is 5.5 points, and a portion of boiled rice is 6, so i could have that and still have a point left over from my daily allowance.

    If you're coming from slimming world then you must know that planning ahead is key to succeeding and WW is no different - you just eat what you want in smaller, controlled portions which is the reason I've never done very well with SW myself! xxx
     
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