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Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) Looking to lose that spare tire? Ideal weight 200+? Frustrated being a large cyclist in a sport geared for the ultra-light? Learn about the bikes and parts that can take the abuse of a heavier cyclist, how to keep your body going while losing the weight, and get support from others who've been successful.

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Old 02-23-12, 05:18 PM   #26
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However recently I have read two books. Those are not diet books, but are scientific studies. They suggest a diet based on the
results of scientific studies.

China Study - Dr Colin Campbell
Prevent and reverse Heart Disease - Dr Esselstyn

My family history is full of heart problems and death due to heart disease, so I gave it a try (the SCIENTIFIC evidence in the books is very powerful),
As I said it is a life style change, and I like it.

What they suggest worked for me, in the first 6 month I went down from 325 to 265 lbs.

If any of you have cholesterol and/or heart problems I highly recommend you to read the books above.
Then you can decide if its something you want to give it a try or not..
Campbell's interpretation of the China study data is questionable:

http://rawfoodsos.com/the-china-study/
http://www.sciencebasedmedicine.org/...udy-revisited/
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Old 02-27-12, 10:03 AM   #27
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That is Why I suggest to read the books and see if its for you or not...

I find evidence in both books very strong though..

In any case, here in the US eliminating the sugar and fat intake will eliminate almost all the junk food, limiting meat intake is harder (I still enjoy my Thanks Giving Turkey) however not impossible and works for me.
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Old 02-27-12, 11:10 AM   #28
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Breakfast options:
1. Chorizo Breakfast Burrito, OJ, & Coffee
2. Instant Oatmeal, a hand full of Almonds, a Bagel, & Coffee

Lunch :
1. Salad, no creamy dressings, Ice Tea
2. Fish or Chicken Sandwich, Lemonade

Afternoon snack:
hand full of mixed nuts and Espresso

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Salmon, Turkey, or Vegetarian meal, very light

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cheese & a good beer, most likely Fat Tire or 1554
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