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Comment 9 by Border Collie :

Seems as if it might have something to do with eating less, eating higher quality food and exercising more. Tell me I'm crazy.

What is overlooked is that there comes a point in weight loss when you decrease your caloric intake and you do not lose weight. If you then increase your caloric intake you will lose weight because your body is no longer in "starvation/reserve" mode. Metabolism needs to be taken into account. Also your body will burn certain types of calories differently than others. Some burn up quickly while others take much longer. Eating a diet low in carbs is quite different from other diets.

Mon, 21 May 2012 23:20:50 UTC | #942708