sts again. thinking of adding calorie counting!

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  1. fortyandfat

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    how many daily calories would be acceptable with the atkins way of eating? if you calorie count then how many do you allow yourselves?
    getting desperate to be a skinny minny!!
     
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    Im with you hun. I need to loose it by the time i go away on 28th June and time is ticking. Its been a mth now and now lb's dropping on the scales:cry:. Right, you and me Mrs, every day, menus and the works. We seem to be the only ones on here that it happens to.
     
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    Im not exactly losing loads either :( xxxx lol
    lets start a thred for myfitnesspal with you cals/carbs and fat etc???
     
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    Is that possible? If we cut out carbs but eat high in fat wont we be having too much fat according to that site? Maybe we should have our limit and just use that to see values in foods
     
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    great idea vicky then we can see if were going wrong
    are you going to start this thread if not i will
     
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    if i go by whats on that site i will have gained weight lol.
     
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    Exactly. It told me i was over yesterday. I think we should have a limit to stick to and only use that site to find out nutritional values of foods we dont know
     
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    i dont know what is the limit on cals or fat :( where are Linz or Jim when you need them
     
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    Not sure about Linz but im guessing Jim jim is having a busy mon morning either that or stuffing their faces with something yummy for lunch
     
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    monday?? is it only monday? lol :D your shifts must really knack you up x
     
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    Ive done it again havent i? Sorry, TUES.
     
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    bless you xxx
     
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    Atkins recommends 60% cals from fat, 35% protein & 5% carbs. You can change all the nutritional values including your total calorie intake on myfitnesspal... on your home page click on the goals tab & then on the green change goals.

    Women on Atkins should be getting 1500-2000 cals per day. HTH. xx
     
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    Thanks Linz I will try changing it tomorrow. Off to try and sleep in a bit
     
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    Linz what would the goal be for fat and protein - i know carbs 20d then i dont understand


    edited as im an idiot :D ignore me Linz
     
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    thanks :D
     
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    i'm well under. maybe i should up everything.
     
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    Calorie counting is obviously possible. Try leaning out a bit, drop the cheese and higher fat content stuff for a bit and see does it work.
    Join a gym! Work out, I'm doing on average an hour a day 5-7 days a weeks and it made a huge difference.
     
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    i hardly get chance to exercise and when i do i get interupted by the kids. but when i do get a chance i go for it on my wii fit
     
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