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Old 09-12-2009, 01:31 PM   #15
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Originally Posted by benchmarkman View Post
IMO and my plan why bother counting anything besides calories. Weight loss is a simple formula, not sure why people don't get this, its calories in - calories burned.
Eh, maybe, but *what* I eat makes the difference between being satisfied and full and happy vs miserably struggling to restrict and deny myself. Not that I *count* anything, actually, but I do make my choices on *much* more than just calories. It might be that people who don't get why this matters really don't experience any difference based on what they eat, and only get value from counting total calories. But that doesn't mean it doesn't make a big difference for some of us. There's a whole spectrum. A lot of people are a heck of a lot more careful with carbs than I am.
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