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Which diet is better?

counting calories? or the atkins diet?

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Mrs.Loeffel

Asked by Mrs.Loeffel at 11:49 PM on Oct. 18, 2009 in Health

Level 7 (183 Credits)
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  • lol wow i did neither, i just took green tea pills and worked out did 30 minutes of total body sculpt with gilad, (You can find his shows on fitness channels) and then tae-bo i ate what i wanted too just smaller portions and lost weight!!!! Hope that helps
    waterlily89

    Answer by waterlily89 at 12:16 AM on Oct. 19, 2009

  • i think what i do is similar to the atkins diet .. i eat mostly protein. chicken, turkey, pork, steak, tuna, egg whites, mozzerella cheese etc. & fruit & salad & veggies, i use salad dressing, ill use a little mayo, whatever. but no bad carbs. no pasta, cereal, bread, etc. - i drink LOTS of water. exercise. and i like to take green tea pills too. mega-t green tea, green tea is really good for you & they give you the energy to work out & speed up your metabolism. they make a gum too, its really good.
    PURPULbutterfly

    Answer by PURPULbutterfly at 12:23 AM on Oct. 19, 2009

  • weight watchers, do not do atkins, it is not good for you. My aunt lost alot of weight with weight watchers and has kept it off for years
    Newbegginings04

    Answer by Newbegginings04 at 1:41 AM on Oct. 19, 2009

  • Diets and diet aids are temporary fixes. Unless you learn how to eat healthy for life, you will not be able to maintain a healthy weight and will stay on the gain/lose roller coaster - frustrating for you and hard on your body. Drink at least 8 8oz glasses of water every day. Eat 6-7 servings of whole grains (brown rice, whole grain bread, etc.) every day. Eat 7-8 servings of fruits and vegetables every day, in at least 3 different colors. Eat at least 2 servings of legumes every day. You will lose weight. You will have more energy. You will maintain a healthy weight. You will get sick less often. You will be setting a wonderful example for your children. You can get free meal plans and recipes from Dr. McDougall, or find his books at your local library: http://www.drmcdougall.com/free.html
    Eat an apple or a big pile of vegetables before meals.
    rkoloms

    Answer by rkoloms at 7:49 AM on Oct. 19, 2009

  • My doctor told me that counting calories is more important. Hope that helps!
    scarlett0720

    Answer by scarlett0720 at 4:06 PM on Oct. 20, 2009

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