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Posted 9/13/16

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Ah deflecting. Even a school child will learn in school that excess carbohydrates get turned to fat in the body. The same happens with protein. The body is good at storing fat but bad at letting fat go. It will burn up muscle first before it will use up fat if a body is starving. When you have extra weight and lose it. Those fat cells created don't leave you. They just turn to skinny fat cells ready to plump up at the first opportunity.


What did you learn? You have fat storage and then connective fatty tissue. Your body first uses what is in your digestive tract and currently in your blood. If your sugar levels drop too low then your fat cells start releasing their highly compressed energy molecules which get broken down by your liver and turned into absorb-able sugars which then are released back into your blood. If it cannot get what it needs from your fat storage then it will resort to breaking down muscle if your blood sugar gets too low, its horrible inefficient though.

When your blood sugar is too high your fat cells absorb sugars to stabilize your bloods sugar levels thus gaining in size. If fat cells have all of their sugars depleted for so long then your body will begin deconstructing the fat cells along with the blood vessels going to those fat cells. If you can stabilize your sugar absorption then your fat cells will slowly be removed as they become unnecessary.
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There is just so much confusion as to what exactly we should limit eating. When I was growing up, it is all about avoiding fat, but as I was growing up I learned that not all fats are created equal as it's only the saturated stuff, triglycerides, and trans fats that needs to be cut out, while the monounsaturated and omega-3 stuff are essential to good health. And to make up for the taste lost from fat, sugar was added instead, which is why low-fat stuff isn't exactly what I should be eating.

Anyway, much like with fats, not all sugars are created equal as the natural stuff from fruits is essential, and it's the refined stuff that's found in sodas and junk foods that need to be limited. But of course, when they mean sugar, they mean the refined stuff that often gets added to make it flavorful enough, and the industry realizes that they can mislead people into thinking that they can gouge on sugar as an alternative to fat. Things sure change all the time seeing that as more scientific research comes in, something always comes up.
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Next, you'll be saying that the sugar industry deliberately created a villain out of High Fructose Corn Syrup, so that we can now think of products with "Contains real cane sugar!" as "healthy".

(Although I happen to like Coca-Cola Life and Pepsi Throwback, thank you...)
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I don't belief the sugar industry is the sole culprit, by any means. Personally, I think more attention should be paid to the food companies that stand to benefit from the sugar companies and have more to lose, rather than simply sugar producers.


Not that it matters much, though. As long as foods and drinks aren't considered blatantly disgusting by most people, companies are usually able to comfortably thrive off of the money from folks who don't give much thought to health studies.
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Bakaneer wrote:

There is just so much confusion as to what exactly we should limit eating. When I was growing up, it is all about avoiding fat, but as I was growing up I learned that not all fats are created equal as it's only the saturated stuff, triglycerides, and trans fats that needs to be cut out, while the monounsaturated and omega-3 stuff are essential to good health. And to make up for the taste lost from fat, sugar was added instead, which is why low-fat stuff isn't exactly what I should be eating.

Anyway, much like with fats, not all sugars are created equal as the natural stuff from fruits is essential, and it's the refined stuff that's found in sodas and junk foods that need to be limited. But of course, when they mean sugar, they mean the refined stuff that often gets added to make it flavorful enough, and the industry realizes that they can mislead people into thinking that they can gouge on sugar as an alternative to fat. Things sure change all the time seeing that as more scientific research comes in, something always comes up.


which is why in my opinion i just stick to the old 2200 calories a day and 200g of sugar max.

Well...thats my belief but i eat over that and my metabolism is very slow due to multiple health conditions and 15 pills a day so im a bit overweight...my point though is use common sense and eat what you need and enjoy if your gaining weight you are eating to much.

Honestly i don't think anyone sane worries about getting x amount of proteins etc in there diet and plans out every meal beforehand based on intricate numbers.
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Ejanss wrote:

Next, you'll be saying that the sugar industry deliberately created a villain out of High Fructose Corn Syrup, so that we can now think of products with "Contains real cane sugar!" as "healthy".

(Although I happen to like Coca-Cola Life and Pepsi Throwback, thank you...)


lol cane sugar is normal coca-cola where i live.

I drink a litre a day and i can tell you the stuff is not healthy and unless you plan to work off those 300 calories or have room in your diet for an empty calorie snack then you should avoid them.
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tkayt wrote:

Ah deflecting. Even a school child will learn in school that excess carbohydrates get turned to fat in the body. The same happens with protein. The body is good at storing fat but bad at letting fat go. It will burn up muscle first before it will use up fat if a body is starving. When you have extra weight and lose it. Those fat cells created don't leave you. They just turn to skinny fat cells ready to plump up at the first opportunity.


What did you learn? You have fat storage and then connective fatty tissue. Your body first uses what is in your digestive tract and currently in your blood. If your sugar levels drop too low then your fat cells start releasing their highly compressed energy molecules which get broken down by your liver and turned into absorb-able sugars which then are released back into your blood. If it cannot get what it needs from your fat storage then it will resort to breaking down muscle if your blood sugar gets too low, its horrible inefficient though.

When your blood sugar is too high your fat cells absorb sugars to stabilize your bloods sugar levels thus gaining in size. If fat cells have all of their sugars depleted for so long then your body will begin deconstructing the fat cells along with the blood vessels going to those fat cells. If you can stabilize your sugar absorption then your fat cells will slowly be removed as they become unnecessary.


Hmm, I may need to check back on information for that.
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Ryulightorb wrote:


Ejanss wrote:
(Although I happen to like Coca-Cola Life and Pepsi Throwback, thank you...)


I drink a litre a day and i can tell you the stuff is not healthy and unless you plan to work off those 300 calories or have room in your diet for an empty calorie snack then you should avoid them.


I don't drink regular soda as a rule (just now and then as a treat when I can find a "throwback" drink), since it's like drinking 2% milk after being raised on skim:
Diet soda has a higher water->flavor ratio, and goes down smoother as a lighter flavored-water-with-carbonation drink, but switch back to the flavor->water ratio of regular cola, and it's like drinking a bottle of pancake syrup.
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Ejanss wrote:


Ryulightorb wrote:


Ejanss wrote:
(Although I happen to like Coca-Cola Life and Pepsi Throwback, thank you...)


I drink a litre a day and i can tell you the stuff is not healthy and unless you plan to work off those 300 calories or have room in your diet for an empty calorie snack then you should avoid them.


I don't drink regular soda as a rule (just now and then as a treat when I can find a "throwback" drink), since it's like drinking 2% milk after being raised on skim:
Diet soda has a higher water->flavor ratio, and goes down smoother as a lighter flavored-water-with-carbonation drink, but switch back to the flavor->water ratio of regular cola, and it's like drinking a bottle of pancake syrup.



luck you can drink diet soda it makes me sick xD
Posted 9/14/16
Overeating stems from stress/depression which can stem from having a repetitive life in an centralized city. The problem is multilayered. Laziness contributes to not being motivated to exercise to burn off the excess fat. I see so many guys in their 20's with a belly, it's abnormal. This is because once you're out of high school, you're not really encouraged to do sports, hence why people become more and more inactive. In my opinion, the problem is not because of less focus on sugar or any other unhealthy substance, it's simply because society fails at encouraging people past high school age to participate in sports, and sports become increasingly expensive to do. Unfortunately, it seems people would rather focus on money going into research but neglecting funding sports events for adults... too.
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Progrockdude wrote:

I'm just gonna leave this here:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MepXBJjsNxs

go to 9:41, especially. :)


Yeah that's right SHOW US THEIR PEANUTS


SSSHHHHOOOOOWWWW MMMMEEEE THOSE MOTHERFUCKING PPPEEEAAAANNNNUUTTTTSSS!!!!!!!!!
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