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MORE good news on the diet front…

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    TinaR
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    Eat junk food and lose?

    Eat junk food and lose? So the article says…

     
     
     

    Losing a double-digit chunk of weight in one month was a piece of cake for Mark Haub. On August 25, the Kansas State University professor of nutrition began a 10-year-old's dream diet of Twinkies, Ho Hos, and brownies for each meal. Thirty days later and 15 pounds lighter, Haub not only feels great, but his bad cholesterol is down, his good cholesterol is up, and his blood pressure is fine. But while he is pleased about his new, trimmer self, that's not the reason he switched to junk food. He wanted his students to see for themselves that any diet can produce weight loss­—and if accomplished with a menu all but guaranteed to wreak havoc, then weight shouldn't be the sole standard for good health.

    Haub's diet grew from a course he teaches on energy balance. Weight loss, he told his students, is simply about consuming fewer calories than you burn—energy in, energy out. To illustrate the point, Haub announced that he would eat exactly the kind of junk that's supposed to be off limits to someone who wants to lose weight. "If weight loss is the ultimate goal," he asked his students, "does it matter how I achieve it?"

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    Courtesy of U.S. News & World Report

    URL: http://health.msn.com/weight-loss/articlepage.aspx?cp-documentid=100264421>1=31036

     

     

     

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      Yawn
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      lololol

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        TinaR
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        Tell me you're laughing at the fuched up posting format and NOT my life's dream for easier weight loss. Really, I was just about to hop into the car for the 8 pack Devil Dog and 6 bar Good Humor….

        Calories in and calories out IS the science of the matter…do you not like Devil Dogs? Is that it?

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        dian in spokane
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        This would work much like the Brie and Champagne Diet I was writing about a couple of years ago. It IS all about calories in and calories out.

        But why would doing it with Devil Dogs make it any easier? in fact, it would be more difficult! Try stacking up a thousand calories in devil dogs next to a thousand calories in fresh tomatoes, radishes, celery and onions, and you'll easily see the problem.

        Plus.. lord, can you imagine eating nothing but devil dogs??

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        TinaR
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        Yes, I can. Each Devil Dog is 180 calories. One for breakfast, lunch and dinner and two snacks. With the extra calories I can have a glass of milk.

         

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        TinaR
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        Yes, I can. Each Devil Dog is 180 calories. One for breakfast, lunch and dinner and two snacks. With the extra calories I can have a glass of milk.

         

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        dian in spokane
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        This would work much like the Brie and Champagne Diet I was writing about a couple of years ago. It IS all about calories in and calories out.

        But why would doing it with Devil Dogs make it any easier? in fact, it would be more difficult! Try stacking up a thousand calories in devil dogs next to a thousand calories in fresh tomatoes, radishes, celery and onions, and you'll easily see the problem.

        Plus.. lord, can you imagine eating nothing but devil dogs??

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        TinaR
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        Tell me you're laughing at the fuched up posting format and NOT my life's dream for easier weight loss. Really, I was just about to hop into the car for the 8 pack Devil Dog and 6 bar Good Humor….

        Calories in and calories out IS the science of the matter…do you not like Devil Dogs? Is that it?

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      Yawn
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      lololol

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