3 Fat Chicks on a Diet Weight Loss Community  

Go Back   3 Fat Chicks on a Diet Weight Loss Community > Diet Central > South Beach Diet

South Beach Diet Fat Chicks on the Beach!

Did ya see?

Closed Thread
 
Thread Tools
Old 04-06-2004, 01:13 PM   #1
Member
 
Kayzan's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2004
Posts: 38

Post Did ya see?

Did you read the "dieters news" on 3fatchicks main page? The one that says low carbers don't eat low carb? I was a bit surprised by this study, and now I have all sorts of questions. If I hadn't already seen results on South Beach, I think this might deter me from it. My question is along the lines of the chicken and the egg.... i.e. Which came first? Is it the diet/lifestyle that is making people bigger, or are people with the most to loose the ones most likely to follow the diet. Maybe low carb attracts people that are most overweight, and people with just a little to loose are more likely to use other diets. I just don't know.

Any thoughts?


Quote:
Surprising results of the study:
*Among those adults really reducing carb intake, forty-percent tell NPD they exercise at least three times a week. This same group is almost 30-percent more likely to be obese.
*People who are eating lower carbs report health problems such as diabetes, high blood pressure and high cholesterol at above average rates.
*Adults at the other end of the spectrum, who regularly eat a high-carb diet, are most likely to be an optimal weight or underweight.
__________________
South Beach April Challange - 8 pounds

SW - 170
CW - 143 (4/18/04)
GW - 125
Kayzan is offline  
Old 04-06-2004, 04:23 PM   #2
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Feb 2004
Posts: 455

Default

As a psychologist I conclude that this study is full of holes. Some interesting information but I agree with you Kayzan, they have just identified that big people are cutting out carbs and exercising more to lose weight (probably because they have health problems). Smaller people are eating lots of carbs and are yet to get there. Heck I was a small person that ate lots of carbs, then I grew into a big person. Now I am on SB Diet. Doesn't take much to figure it out.
chick_on_the_beach is offline  
Closed Thread
Posts by members, moderators and admins are not considered medical advice
and no guarantee is made against accuracy.


Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Teachers Successfully Losing Weight/holiday Season Edition/see Ya In January! Summerlover Support Groups 215 05-02-2013 03:40 PM
CLOSED -- Pure Weight Loss -- Did ya know? lbandkids LA Weight Loss 11 01-22-2008 01:57 PM
Looking For My Ya Ya Sisters lakelog Support Groups 361 08-29-2006 05:24 PM
Labor Day Goal...did ya make it or break it? Dyanm1 100 lb. Club 11 09-10-2002 02:42 PM


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 07:48 AM.






Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.6.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2015, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Search Engine Optimization by vBSEO 3.3.2