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Old 03-05-2010, 06:23 PM   #1
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Default When is a calorie not just a calorie?

So I know that we should limit our salt intake because that can cause water retention and + on the scale. And we don't want to eat too many carbs because it will make us hungry sooner than it should. What are some other types of calories that could resulti in stuff like that? Also are their any types of calories that can actually result in faster loss? For example, I think apple are dieuretics (sp?) I'm just curious.
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Old 03-05-2010, 06:52 PM   #2
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I generally do well when I eat a lot of grapefruit.
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Old 03-05-2010, 08:36 PM   #3
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Protein and healthy fats keep me satisfied longer.. and stop my cravings for chocolate and sweets... not sure I answered your question but just wanted to share my tip!!
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