My Diet is Better Than Yours

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My Diet is Better Than Yours

Post by Over43 » Sat Jan 09, 2016 3:57 am

Last night on ABC: My Diet is Better Than Yours.

If I am not mistaken on the format, the diet/exercise trainers get sent home, not the dieters.

The first thing I thought when viewing it? No S needs to be represented.
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Post by clarinetgal » Sun Jan 10, 2016 7:52 am

I just saw the first two episodes on Hulu yesterday! It's a slightly odd, but interesting, show. I think you're right, that the trainers get sent home. Yes, No S needs to be represented. :D

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Post by NoelFigart » Sun Jan 10, 2016 3:38 pm

No, it really doesn't. It won't get fast results, so won't be dramatic and cool.

This Hunger Games nonsense should go away, anyway. "Reality TV" is eroding our intelligent judgement.
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Post by oolala53 » Fri Jan 22, 2016 1:01 am

I agree that No S shouldn't be there. Speed and drama are not its selling points. For the few minutes I watched it, the non-diet approach got trounced because the dieter, a guy who probably would have lost 10 lbs in a week on the Biggest Loser, lost only 1 pound. But we have no idea what his results would be in 6 months or a year of practice and support. (support may be just a reasonable record-keeping strategy.)

I have to admit that I looked recently at the US News and World Report rating of 38 diets. But the irony, if people care to face it, is that they are looking at what is basically a bunch of what will be failed strategies. The best of the failures to actually change people's long term habits!

I propose that they take contestants to LIVE in slim cultures for a period of time. Of course, it would still be a challenge to come back and keep the new lifestyle, given that it's rather established that immigrants from such places often gain when they move here. But ANYONE who resolves to eat moderately permanently here is basically having to create her/his own culture in the land of SAD.
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Post by Over43 » Fri Jan 22, 2016 6:49 pm

To a point, I am going to disagree. Although No S is not "sexy" (although is it an less sexy than the Wild (?) Diet and The Mommy Workout Plan (?) that were on the show?), I think a person could certainly lose more than a pound a week.
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Post by oolala53 » Tue Jan 26, 2016 6:40 am

Sure, that could happen, but the problem is that it's so much less predictable. That's okay, in my book. No S to me is much more about achieving moderation by dealing with appetite from the inside out. That doesn't necessarily come in a linear way. Even when traditional dieters steel themselves to adhere to calorie limits and measured exercise, the body can vary water retention for other reasons.Then people start manipulating that. Possible? Yes. Livable for most? No. Pleasurable? Not with truth serum. Putting No S up against what will be short-term shenanigans for the few just doesn't seem fair to anyone!


I guess I'm of this school of thought these days:
http://suck3rpunch.blogspot.com/2014/04 ... r-new.html
Count plates, not calories. 10 years "during"
Age 66
SBMI Jan/10-30.8
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9/17 22.8 (but more fluctuation)
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2 yrs flux
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Post by Merry » Tue Jan 26, 2016 6:43 am

oolala53 wrote: I guess I'm of this school of thought these days:
http://suck3rpunch.blogspot.com/2014/04 ... r-new.html
Snort! :lol:
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Post by oolala53 » Tue Jan 26, 2016 1:36 pm

Full disclosure: I eat a lot of lettuces, by choice. Just with other stuff!
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Post by Over43 » Tue Jan 26, 2016 10:55 pm

Lettuce is a medium for diced ham, diced boiled egg, shredded cheese, tomato, cucumber and bleu cheese dressing.
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Post by lpearlmom » Wed Jan 27, 2016 5:11 am

Lol you guys are cracking me up!


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Post by Merry » Thu Jan 28, 2016 5:54 am

oolala53 wrote:Full disclosure: I eat a lot of lettuces, by choice. Just with other stuff!
Well, yeah, it's the other stuff that makes the lettuce worthwhile, right?!

I get hungry for a good salad sometimes, or go on salad-streaks and want a lot of them...and then I get tired of them and don't want one for awhile. But HAVING to eat one whether I wanted to or not would irritate me!
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