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Old 01-08-2011, 06:15 PM   #1
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Hey this is my second time doing phase 1 and my weight loss is nothing compared to last time, infact from yest to today it has gone up by .2kg. I know its not much but i guess it has me reviewing calories, even though i realise counting is not that point of the SBD.

I just worked out that for breakfast im have around 350 calories (2 hardboiled eggs, lemon pie recipe from breakfast section)
Usually when im not on SBD i would have oats and would usually total 200 calories at the most.

What do you guys think?
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Old 01-08-2011, 06:35 PM   #2
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350 calories is not too much for a nutrient dense breakfast - so long as you are balancing your caloric intake over the rest of the day. I think we should likely be eating a larger breakfast, a medium sized lunch and a small dinner for maximum nutrition and health. I should practice what I preach.
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Old 01-08-2011, 06:39 PM   #3
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I think you would need to count the whole day, not just one meal.
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Old 01-08-2011, 06:52 PM   #4
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It's pretty common to lose more weight the first time on Phase 1, after that it's more useful to control cravings but you may not get the same drop.
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I have never lost as much when I repeat Phase I (as the first time).

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