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If you want to weigh 70 kg. then eat the diet of a 70 kg. person. full stop - period -end of story. That isn't a lettuce leaf and a scoop of cottage cheese...There is a program I sometimes watch on BBCAmerica called "You are what you eat!" Whew! Are those people trying to pass as residents of Alabama or something?
If you want to weigh 70 kg. then eat the diet of a 70 kg. person. full stop - period -end of story.
Quote from: MartinTheK on 11/08/2010 14:54:14If you want to weigh 70 kg. then eat the diet of a 70 kg. person. full stop - period -end of story.Metabolic rate must play a part. Some people just radiate heat when sitting on the sofa!
It is ironic that Jamie Oliver the British TV chef has a drive on to improve nutrition in a US middle school. He seems to have a number of good ideas and a great tolerance for frustration in dealing with those blank vacant looks.
Well, actually, the best person to ask is a registered dietician. I am sure they have some sort of similar critter in the UK and (who knows?) even the rest of the EU.
Well, much the same can apply here in the US depending upon the insurance. But actually you don't actually have to have the disease. You just need the ordering physician to document it correctly. That is why you need to choose a sympathetic and creative MD.Case in point, My Medicare kicked in this month and I started health maintenance with a new internist as my primary. Had my blood sugar previously been normal, they (MediCare) would not have paid for an (Ha1c Diabetic screening test -- even though there is an epidemic of Diabetes) the doctor happened to mention this..and would you believe it? I disremembered that my last blood sugar was 118 when it was really 99. It just shows the importance of carefully choosing your primary MD and avoiding a fussbudget. Generally speaking though most people over 35 in the US can easily document a valid reason for a diet consult...more's the pity.