wht do you look for?

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  1. bubbles

    bubbles Regular Member

    hi all im currently calorie counting and told i need to up my calories as my weight loss has stopped. I was wondering when you look on labels do you just look at calories or do you go for low sugar/fat options as well or am I making things to complicated for myself!! thanks
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  3. icemoose

    icemoose The Diet Guy

    Don't diet anymore!

    When I first got to goal weight and did calorie counting for a few months I used to stick to calories and then make sure the fat per 100g was ideally less than 5g i.e. 5%...

    I always looked at salt anyway and tried to keep daily intake below the 6 grams that is recommended.

    Ultimately though I always viewed the key being calories as if you only put in the fuel you need then you can't store any extra.

  4. Littleone

    Littleone Full Member

    No diet, just slimpods :)
    I look at the calories mainly. Should look at the other stuff but only really do when it comes to comparing.

    I find it helpful when shops use a traffic light guide on their products and go for as many greens as I can. Usually it's the sodium that's hard to get low for me, as ready meals, etc, are usually quite high.
  5. gems_83

    gems_83 Full Member

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    I usually just count the cals but occasionally look at the sugar and fat content to make sure it's not huge.
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