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151 [OhFark]
2022-11-29 1:09:13 AM  
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Axeofjudgement: dericwater: Axeofjudgement: dericwater: justanotherfarkinfarker: People will read this, drop a stick of butter into six boiled taters and go to town. I'm eating healthy!

So long as you include the calories from the butter in your overall calorie count, go for it. Try to limit yourself to 2,000 calories per day and you should slowly drop off the weight.

The reality is that most Americans (and probably everyone else in the world) are eating more than 3,000 oftentimes more than 4,000 calories per day. You literally have to be doing Michael Phelps or Eliud Kipchoge level of training to burn up all that excess calories. (I think Phelps eats a 10K calorie intake. Not sure what Kipchoge's is.)

....yes 2k is a magical static number.

Based on a 2k cal diet does not mean everyone burns 2k a day just by existing.

The human body, running on "idle" burns about 2K/day. If you burn more, then you'll lose more weight. If you burn less, you won't lose weight. Start from there and tinker a bit.

Evententually kids move from mega-bloks to Legos.


Can we just talk about the fact I'm still high as giraffe pussy 36 hours later?

Not sure why I'm quoting you, just happened to be the most recent post.

Hey 151, don't eat edibles. Hey 151, definitely DO NOT EAT FIVE EDIBLES
 
151 [OhFark]
2022-11-28 3:29:47 PM  
3 votes:
Shut up phone. You're high
 
2022-11-28 3:44:57 PM  
3 votes:
Here it is, subby:
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2022-11-28 4:41:19 PM  
2 votes:
Potatoes, eh?


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2022-11-28 3:57:38 PM  
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2022-11-28 5:53:08 PM  
1 vote:

BorgiaGinz: It worked for Penn Jillette. (The key is to eat only potatoes, no seasoning or butter.)

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Eat only potatoes.  One million Irishmen can't be wrong.
 
2022-11-28 10:21:43 PM  
1 vote:

justanotherfarkinfarker: People will read this, drop a stick of butter into six boiled taters and go to town. I'm eating healthy!


So long as you include the calories from the butter in your overall calorie count, go for it. Try to limit yourself to 2,000 calories per day and you should slowly drop off the weight.

The reality is that most Americans (and probably everyone else in the world) are eating more than 3,000 oftentimes more than 4,000 calories per day. You literally have to be doing Michael Phelps or Eliud Kipchoge level of training to burn up all that excess calories. (I think Phelps eats a 10K calorie intake. Not sure what Kipchoge's is.)
 
2022-11-29 6:02:42 AM  
1 vote:

Excelsior: If all you can eat is monotonous tasteless goop, then people eat less?


One time i got sick (pre-covid, by 10 years or so), and i lost smell and taste for a week.

I thought: perfect diet time. I can eat the most foul yet healthy food items, and not care. Plus if I can't taste tasty food, I won't want to eat them, and there's no point to eating more because I just won't want to. Sign me up for the brussels sprouts, sauerkraut, and water diet.

Sadly my senses returned and I'm still fat.
 
151 [OhFark]
2022-11-29 1:17:13 PM  
1 vote:

luna1580: talkyournonsense: luna1580: Actually i knew someone eating only one small plain baked potato every day. She was already thin. She had to get treatment for the eating disorder. She was only 18 then.

Not unlimited buttery taters mashed with cream......

I'll bet claire would endorse the all mayo-tater diet if she read TFA (I didn't).

My ex put Mayo in his mashed potatoes instead of butter...

So does Claire. But once i did and so did 151, outta necessity, and it was actually good.


That I did. And I hate the fact that it was good
 
2022-11-29 1:30:19 PM  
1 vote:

sensitive yet dangerous: Excelsior: If all you can eat is monotonous tasteless goop, then people eat less?

One time i got sick (pre-covid, by 10 years or so), and i lost smell and taste for a week.

I thought: perfect diet time. I can eat the most foul yet healthy food items, and not care. Plus if I can't taste tasty food, I won't want to eat them, and there's no point to eating more because I just won't want to. Sign me up for the brussels sprouts, sauerkraut, and water diet.

Sadly my senses returned and I'm still fat.


For most people, it's not so much WHAT you have in a meal, it's HOW MUCH. Plus of course the endless grazing and snacking in between meals that so many people do.

I lost 65 lbs myself simply through portion control and some minor changes to the type of chips I'll choose.  Those kind of adjustments are WAY easier to sustain long term than going on some extreme sauerkraut diet.

In the end, your body is physical incapable of breaking the laws of physics: if you eat fewer calories than you burn, it's impossible not to lose weight over time.  If you eat more calories than you burn, you'll gain weight.
 
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