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Forum: General Diet Plans and Questions 10-18-2017, 07:47 AM
Replies: 473
Views: 81,213
Posted By yoyoma
Hi, folks! I hope everyone is doing well. ...

Hi, folks! I hope everyone is doing well.

Trish, sounds like you have made good progress on your A1C. I hope you can find a way to keep on the meds and also get a handle on a WOE that works for...
Forum: Does it Work? 09-01-2017, 08:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,549
Posted By yoyoma
I prefer the taste of black tea, so I make a...

I prefer the taste of black tea, so I make a mixed pot with both green and black tea to drink through the day. Like others have noted, the metabolic effect of the catechins is tiny and you cannot...
Forum: Weight Loss Support 09-01-2017, 06:51 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 204
Posted By yoyoma
Well, I have a sedentary job and my employer has...

Well, I have a sedentary job and my employer has a fitness incentive. The normal goal is 7000 steps a day and most people are content of they get that far (and many don't). I have a treadmill set up...
Forum: General Diet Plans and Questions 08-24-2017, 11:38 PM
Replies: 473
Views: 81,213
Posted By yoyoma
I am back home now after seeing the total eclipse...

I am back home now after seeing the total eclipse (awesome!) and driving back through a lot of traffic over a couple days (not-so-awesome!). This past leg of the journey, we could not cook and hubby...
Forum: General Diet Plans and Questions 08-15-2017, 08:46 AM
Replies: 473
Views: 81,213
Posted By yoyoma
Hi folks! Congrats on the weight loss Ubee!...

Hi folks!

Congrats on the weight loss Ubee! I have often wished that socializing didn't normally involve food.

Whether fasting a whole day is difficult for me or not depends on the day and it's...
Forum: General Diet Plans and Questions 08-13-2017, 03:23 PM
Replies: 473
Views: 81,213
Posted By yoyoma
Welcome, Jer & Sunflowergirl! Sunflowergirl,...

Welcome, Jer & Sunflowergirl!

Sunflowergirl, Congrats on your weightloss! OMAD was what made the difference between yoyo dieting and being able to maintain weight loss for me (I really should...
Forum: 20-Somethings 08-09-2017, 07:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,071
Posted By yoyoma
I've been actively managing my weight for a...

I've been actively managing my weight for a *long* time (I was obese as a child and I am now beginning to think about retirement). Normal calorie counting made eating out very difficult and I...
Forum: General Diet Plans and Questions 08-09-2017, 06:52 AM
Replies: 473
Views: 81,213
Posted By yoyoma
Hi, Eliza, and welcome! I also got to OMAD by...

Hi, Eliza, and welcome! I also got to OMAD by shrinking an eating window as I felt comfortable doing so. In fact, I wasn't even necessarily trying to get to OMAD, but that's where I ended up! =)
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Forum: 300+ Club 08-03-2017, 07:59 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 807
Posted By yoyoma
People often (but not always) see a big drop on...

People often (but not always) see a big drop on the scale at the start of a diet. One simple reason is that if you are eating less, there is less food in the "pipeline." I've read that folks can have...
Forum: General Diet Plans and Questions 07-31-2017, 07:29 AM
Replies: 473
Views: 81,213
Posted By yoyoma
Hi, folks! Hope things are going well for...

Hi, folks! Hope things are going well for everyone.

I have been trying to lose a little weight after maintaining for a long time bc my LDL is high (and the doctor's letter after the blood panel...
Forum: Weight Loss Support 07-25-2017, 08:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 458
Posted By yoyoma
gyno is short for Gynecomastia (fatty breast...

gyno is short for Gynecomastia (fatty breast tissue in men) and green tea is supposed to help with that. Polyphenols in green tea are also supposed to help with weight loss in a mechanism that is...
Forum: General chatter 07-13-2017, 01:26 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,991
Posted By yoyoma
Another on-and-off old-timer here (and also had a...

Another on-and-off old-timer here (and also had a different account before that).

I also noticed that the traffic is reduced. I've speculated that it might be due to "polarization" where folks...
Forum: General Diet Plans and Questions 07-08-2017, 07:14 AM
Replies: 473
Views: 81,213
Posted By yoyoma
Hi, Tootsie! Congrats on the weight loss and...

Hi, Tootsie! Congrats on the weight loss and welcome to the IF/OMAD fan club. :D

When I feel a little hungry during the day, I usually drink something. I do use a little milk in coffee and tea...
Forum: General Diet Plans and Questions 07-03-2017, 08:29 AM
Replies: 473
Views: 81,213
Posted By yoyoma
Fourth of July holiday weekend is...

Fourth of July holiday weekend is diet-challenging for a lot of people in the US. I actually plan on working today, and possibly tomorrow as well. On Saturday, we helped my daughter move into an...
Forum: General Diet Plans and Questions 06-25-2017, 09:53 AM
Replies: 473
Views: 81,213
Posted By yoyoma
Hi, FF, welcome back! Glad to hear you're...

Hi, FF, welcome back!

Glad to hear you're getting off to a good start. =)

I'm attending the RenFair today. I plan on eating my meal at the fair so it's likely to be far from normal for me as I...
Forum: General Diet Plans and Questions 06-24-2017, 08:56 AM
Replies: 473
Views: 81,213
Posted By yoyoma
Hi, Ubee! Hope you had a nice little vacation. =)...

Hi, Ubee! Hope you had a nice little vacation. =)

I also noticed that when I was eating more often, I got hungry more often. I took my time adjusting back to OMAD because I don't want to feel like...
Forum: Weight Loss Support 06-18-2017, 09:08 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 452
Posted By yoyoma
I have decades of prior experience with calorie...

I have decades of prior experience with calorie counting. I think when I first started that it did require more time (for looking up calories and writing stuff down, back in the paper book and pencil...
Forum: General Diet Plans and Questions 06-16-2017, 09:14 AM
Replies: 473
Views: 81,213
Posted By yoyoma
Hi, folks! Welcome to all the newbies! ...

Hi, folks!

Welcome to all the newbies!

I'm back from an awesome trip to Japan. Since I was with other folks, I did not try to stick with OMAD, but ate when others were eating. We did not speak...
Forum: Weight Loss News and Current Events 05-15-2017, 06:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,873
Posted By yoyoma
Aside from issues that people might have with the...

Aside from issues that people might have with the sweeteners themselves, I looked into the potential carcinogen studies (mouse studies showed an effect; rat studies didn't). It's a byproduct of the...
Forum: Weight Loss News and Current Events 05-14-2017, 07:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,873
Posted By yoyoma
Post New study: Possible explanation for diet soda weight gain

/insert usual caveats about rat studies and needed verification with follow-up studies

We know that there is an association between drinking diet soda and obesity. I always figured it was most...
Forum: General Diet Plans and Questions 05-13-2017, 09:17 PM
Replies: 473
Views: 81,213
Posted By yoyoma
Hi, and welcome, Jean! I've got decades of...

Hi, and welcome, Jean!

I've got decades of experience with weight management (I was the fattest kid in my elementary school, back when school-age obesity was rare). It was not until I added OMAD...
Forum: Exercise! 05-11-2017, 01:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,111
Posted By yoyoma
I have been waiting years for more seamless...

I have been waiting years for more seamless integration of VR, games, and exercise platforms. In the meantime I walk on the treadmill while browsing the web (at this moment, my treadmill is actually...
Forum: General Diet Plans and Questions 05-07-2017, 10:37 PM
Replies: 473
Views: 81,213
Posted By yoyoma
Hi, folks! Just dropping by to say things...

Hi, folks!

Just dropping by to say things are still going well for me. My treadmill is completely broken now (the treadmill motor is fried from so much use, lol; it's under warranty but we need to...
Forum: General chatter 04-30-2017, 11:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 889
Posted By yoyoma
I would also pick dentist as the top priority....

I would also pick dentist as the top priority. Little cavities turn into big cavities turn into root canals, and you don't want to go down that path. It's agonizing to see people having to choose...
Forum: Carb Counters 04-27-2017, 07:21 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,226
Posted By yoyoma
I haven't tried carb blockers, but I'd encourage...

I haven't tried carb blockers, but I'd encourage you to read about retrograde resistant starch. If you are going to eat a starchy food (potatoes, pasta, rice, even bread, etc), it turns out that...
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