Start Weight:(16 Nov 12) 144.2 lb
Current Weight:(18 Apr 14) 127.0 lb
Goal Weight:123.5 lb
following: euheide's own diet
performance: losing 2.2 lb a week

One of the most important videos I've seen recently about what causes obesity is called "The Food Revolution AHS 2011"

I do agree with the first question at the end though. We don't know if the obesity epidemic is due to refined and other high-GI sugars or to any sugars (including low-GI that don't raise your insulin as much). I think that, it is possible that one doesn't need to go to the extreme of banning natural healthy foods such as fruit from our diet. Maybe just avoid eating too much of the high-GI ones (not many by the looks of it) Fruits have lots of great things such as anti-oxidants that we need to be healthier, fight cancers etc. But I've certainly noticed, upon banning sweets from my diet, that it was suddenly much easier to eat less, due to less sugar crashes and consequent hunger, and it was also much easier to eat healthier since healthy food started tasting much better. Keep in mind that, even if saturated fats aren't as bad as they were once thought, trans fats are apparently still considered dangerous.

I'm a guy trying to balance muscle gain and visceral fat loss, since my arms and legs are already ok. I'm trying to adopt a complete diet (ignoring no important food groups. Only high-GI carbs) consisting mostly of natural healthy foods. I'm focusing on making slow, sustainable and permanent changes to my diet since I believe that no temporary fixes work can work on a life-time goal. So far, I've managed to trick myself into slowly introducing vegetables and fruit in my diet. After this was achieved, I was able to slowly reduce consumption of artificial foods/ sweets/ junk food, all the while I've also been trying to loose weight and gain muscle. Right now, I'm at a point where I'm almost junk-food free and eating a reasonable amount of fruits, vegetables and fish in my diet. My next objective is starting to introduce more types of vegetables.

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is there any tip to enjoy jogging?
As a former junior athlete and jogger. The main thing is to endure the first times until it actually gets easier. After a point, your endurance develops and it gets tremendously easier and even enjoyable. Wink

The first times are very hard but it's just a few days of suffering.
posted 09 Jan 2014, 02:55
Is eliminating sugar all one needs to do to loose weight?
Not necessarily Smile That will only happen if eliminating sugar will set you bellow your recommended calorie intake. Wink

It's calories ingested VS calories burned.

I take it that, by "sugar" you are referring to simple carbs only (that artificial sugar). Eliminating simple carbs, does help you deal with food cravings since it will prevent insulin spikes and will consequently (almost definitely) make you eat less as a result. But trying to cut sugar from your diet abruptly is very hard. I'm trying to do it right now lol (trying to cut simple carbs, that is).

Don't eliminate complex carbs from your diet though! Smile
posted 03 Jan 2014, 13:03
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Great point by Doublecheese. I also wondered about that some time ago but didn't bother looking for the answer lol. And great answer by Bittiq! Very interesting. Didn't know that! Now that graph makes more sense to me lol.
posted 02 Jan 2014, 21:07
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