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Old 08-22-2011, 08:31 PM   #2
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This is sort of a difficult question to answer because there are so many ways you can do calorie-counting and so many ways you can do low-carb. In my experience, I am losing faster doing low-carb while eating MORE calories and I feel much more satisfied with the foods I am eating (lots of fat, fiber, and protein!). I feel like with calorie-counting I could have a little of anything but with low-carbing I can have plenty of certain kinds of very delicious foods.

For reference, I am following a low-sugar, moderate-carb diet. I average about 12 g of sugar and 90 g gross of carbohydrates (around 65 g net) per day.

I lost 40 lbs between Nov 2010 and Nov 2011 doing low-sugar for my "50 Pounds in 50 Weeks" project. I bounced halfway back up so I'm back for more!

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