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Stubborn plateau makes no sense 3 messages

Last message on September 16 by Dietician: Hello- I am sorry to hear the scale is not reflecting your hard work. So frustrating! It sounds like you are already aware of this, though it is worth the reminder: weight loss is an art and a science and it can take some time to find the right...

Binge eating 2 messages

Last message on August 29 by Dietitian: Hi U1186986530, Someone else just posted about binge eating so I will copy & paste Joanna's excellent response here. I would like to add that calories tracking is not a safe tool to use with a binge eating disorder but please read Joanna's reply...

Binge eating 2 messages

Last message on August 28 by Dietician: Hello Brigittekyoung- Happy to offer some tips to you around how to create a healthy lifestyle and meet your goals. Developing a healthy relationship with food and with your body takes time and attention. It sounds like you may be struggling with...

Mead 4 messages

Last message on August 26 by Dietician: You are welcome:)

female hormones, appetite, and metabolism 2 messages

Last message on August 26 by Dietician: Hi Turducken- Yes, female hormones do play a role in regards to appetite and body weight regulation. Science has shown that basal metabolic rate decreases during menstruation. If you are working hard to maintain your weight, you may need to find a...

Appetite 5 messages

Last message on July 25 by Dietitian: Hi Teacup19 and U1186899634, the science of appetite is complex and fascinating. We do have some written resources since an appetite on overdrive is a common problem for folks trying to lose weight. In addition to making sure you have enough...

Calories- How much is too much? 2 messages

Last message on July 21 by Dietitian: Hi ZCEK1, You can choose to add exercise calories to your calories budget or not in Settings. A lot of folks choose not to in order to underestimate total calories burned in order to help nudge them to stay in calories deficit for weight loss. ...

Apple Watch or Fitibit 6 messages

Last message on July 16 by Dietitian: Hi Rich (Hitori_one): If you have linked your FitBit with MyNetDiary, I believe that the exercise calories are calculated for you. I don't think you should need to manually enter any exercises using your FitBit. My understanding is that the...

How important is it to eat your calories? 2 messages

Last message on July 15 by Dietitian: Hi U1186835652, if you are using Step Bonus, then set your overall activity level to sedentary in Settings. You can choose to add exercise calories to calories budget or not (see Settings). if your budget is close to or higher than 1200 calories,...

Intermittent Fasting 2 messages

Last message on June 27 by Dietitian: Hi Paul, This is a great question. I would also like to hear from folks who have diabetes - both Type 1 and Type 2. I think folks with Type 2 taking Metformin (or other DM medication with a low risk for hypoglycemia) are more likely to have...

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