- 08-13-2005, 06:17 PM
- 08-13-2005, 06:53 PM
Ive got to say "well done" to her.
I dont eat fast food (when cutting ) and i dont like Mc D's really as a company but what i hate the most are people who say things like :
"Mc D's made me fat so i'm going to sue them"
What this lady has done is shown that you CANT sue a fast food chain for making you fat, because if your sensible you CAN eat their food and lose/maintain your wieght.
If you eat badly your have noone to blame but yourself.
- 08-13-2005, 06:55 PM
08-13-2005, 07:02 PM
It doesn't matter what you're eating. To a point...
The important factors are nutrient ratios and their relation to your training regime. Along with kcal intake of course.
08-13-2005, 07:13 PM
Read the news carefully - from 227 to 190. So she went from totally obese to very fat. She could have done that with nearly any unhealthy diet in the world.
08-13-2005, 07:30 PM
No...not really....she had to be in caloric deficit with proper macro breakdowns, as LO stated above.Originally Posted by MarcusG
I work with fat peopl all day, and trust me....the don't just lose 30lbs of fat by eating less fast food.
08-13-2005, 07:36 PM
Originally Posted by kwyckemynd00
Exactly my point. Is Mcdonald's greasy burgers and fries more important or macro nutrient proportions and caloric intake? The news made it seem like it was a miracle that people could lose weight with fast food.
08-13-2005, 08:25 PM
Oh...I agree on that point. The news was just lookin' for "news". I hate our media Very, ver, very x 10^10^10 much....Originally Posted by MarcusG
08-13-2005, 09:44 PM
Kudos to her for dropping the pounds. McDonalds does have some *decent* stuff on their menu that I'll eat in a pinch if Im travelling and there's no food around. Better to get *some* calories in than starve for sure.
But, she would have been way better off cooking healthy food and eating proper meals at home.
08-15-2005, 10:06 PM
Her macros probably looked like this:
Lost 36lbs - started at 175 11cals/lb
breakfast: Egg mcmuffin, hash browns, fruit yogurt and coffee
Lunch: 2 hamburgers small fries fruit yogurt small coke
dinner: California cob, grilled chicken no dressing, vanilla reduced ice cream
total cals 2045
protein 89g 17%
carbs 259g 51%
fat 68g 30% of which 50% was saturated
Total sodium 3623
total chol 465
Still total calories are what counts - problem areas down the road? Saturated
fat, high sodium and high cholesterol; but if she has normal BP I guess what's the big deal.
08-24-2005, 01:46 AM
08-29-2005, 01:20 AM
science and nutrition applies everywhere except at McDonalds. imagine that...
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