Almonds vs. Complex Carbohydrates for Weight Loss (taken from a pcos newsletter)
If you avoid nuts and seeds in the belief that that they will make you fat, this study may interest you.
A recent study examined 32 individuals who consumed a low-calorie diet with 84 grams per day of almonds, resulting in a diet that was 39% fat and 32% carbohydrate, compared with 33 people who consumed a low-calorie diet consisting of 18% fat and 53% complex carbohydrate. The two diets were equivalent calories and protein. ( Read more...Collapse )
I set this community up as i realised i needed a place where i could talk about and discuss weight loss stuff with others who were going through the same thing. i know theres other weight loss communities on lj but i wanted somewhere that was suitable for everyone not just people following a particular plan and also somewhere for the sort of people like me. People who are never gonna be a size 8 supermodel but who will always be watching what they eat to stay healthy!
Anyway welcome again an feel free to jump right in with your posts.
Edit: Here's a post on my own lj where i say a bit more about what my aims were for setting this community up. http://www.livejournal.com/users/bi_dancer13/264809.html