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Old 06-28-2014, 01:44 AM   #1
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Is this forum for the babes only, or guys as well?
(I mean "babes" as a term of endearment)

You know the story... as I've aged I'm now working long hours in an office and have gained about 90 pounds I need to get rid of.

I'd really like to start by focusing on training myself to eat right as well as walking about an hour a day.

Any good resources available here on exactly what to eat that is nourishing yet low fat?
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Old 06-28-2014, 03:01 AM   #2
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Hi KM

Welcome to the boards.
I hope you enjoy your time here. x
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Old 06-28-2014, 05:23 AM   #3
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Welcome KM Richards - It's always nice to have another man join.

There are forums for age groups, areas, and diet plans. There's even a Men's Corner where we occasionally grunt at one another.

Look around and find the places you're most comfortable.

And good luck on your journey to better eating and better exercise.
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Old 06-28-2014, 06:58 AM   #4
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Old 06-28-2014, 08:37 AM   #5
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Welcome to the forum and best wishes on your WOE.
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Old 07-02-2014, 05:47 PM   #6
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really its all about portion sizes whether its healthy food you are eating or not. I lost 25 pounds eating pasta, chips, French fries, pizza, ice cream. does it take self control? of course. but over time small portions will feel second nature. when I first started never did I think I could feel full on half a cup of tuna or 1 cup of pasta but I did and I still find that hard to believe sometimes. so best of luck to you! you will get there and it will feel great
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Old 07-03-2014, 01:13 AM   #7
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Hello and welcome

Good luck on your journey and do not let being a guy stop you from taking advantage of the ample support available here. I've seen several men here and they have been quite successful! Good luck on your journey and I hope to see your progress
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Old 07-07-2014, 11:03 AM   #8
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I feel better having read this
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Old 07-07-2014, 01:25 PM   #9
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There are many ways to lose weight. You'll have to play around and see what works for you. Some people calorie-and-portion count. Some people do lower carb, higher fat/protein. Some people do intuitive eating. Some folks bounce around as they go. We've got one guy that eats low carb, primarily fish/seafood as his protein. I'd suggest lurking the forums to see what eating styles seem to make sense to you and go from there!

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