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Old 05-07-2006, 08:28 PM   #11
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at 13 calories for 19 gramms
Sorry if I offended you or something though, I'm not trying to act like I think you're stupid. But I know this couple who count the calories in stuff like lettuce and they're just being rediculously obsessive. But if its something sweet I guess you had a reason to wonder if it could be something with hidden uncarmelized carbs or something.
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Old 05-07-2006, 09:49 PM   #12
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No, I wasn't offended. I am logging everything I eat with calories not to exceed 1350 and somedays I get very close to it and I didn't want to go over, though I usually don't exceed 1200.
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Old 05-07-2006, 09:55 PM   #13
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No, I wasn't offended. I am logging everything I eat with calories not to exceed 1350 and somedays I get very close to it and I didn't want to go over, though I usually don't exceed 1200.
Not to be nosy, but I've been working on nutrition a LOT lately, and I just thought that seems a little low.

Are you a fairly small person?
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Old 05-07-2006, 10:07 PM   #14
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No I am 5' 10 and 165 lbs. I just need to lose more. by the way, I get a lot of flack for my lack of adaquit (?) calories from my dietician (?). but if I eat over 1400 I can't seem to lose. it has taken me 8 months to lose 30 pounds.
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Old 05-07-2006, 11:30 PM   #15
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Yeah, I thought that seemed low, but I guess I can't say too much, I was also eating about 200 under my BMR for several weeks when I first started because it felt okay, but as I got more active (weights + cardio = something every day), I found I had to start eating more to maintain comfort.

Good luck with the weight loss! Oh, and PM me if you want a link to a great fitness/health forum that's geared specifically towards people wanting to make transformations in their lives.
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Old 05-10-2006, 03:33 PM   #16
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what does one do with a kumquat, eat it raw like an apple, looking for some good low cal snacks that won't kill my diet and are a bit different.
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Yes I like to eat them just as they are, skin and all. Delicious.
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Old 05-10-2006, 05:19 PM   #18
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Me too, I eat everything except the seeds and the little green stem.
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Old 05-14-2006, 07:58 PM   #19
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I pluck off the stem and usually cut them in half and just eat my fill, usually a dozen or so.
I also have some recipes calling for kumquats if anyone is interested.
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