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  • Acidique
    Acidique answered the Question: Has anyone used Plant Fusion protien powder?

    Yes, I do! I like it a lot. It's not the most AMAZING flavor, but it's good. I use both vanilla and chocolate. :) And as far as I can tell from reading the label, it's good for Ignite.

    9 days ago
  • Acidique

    You might try just adding things to what you're already eating. I'm not sure if you're on the ignite phase, but if not, you can add a little cheese to things to bump up the calorie content. Almond butter is a good one too. Any nuts are great calories. I know it's hard to eat when you don't want too. I wish I had that problem. I eat when I shouldn't!

    18 days ago
  • Acidique
    Acidique answered the Question: Why can't I loose my little belly pouch????? HELP

    Are you eating 1200-1500 calories a day, and then burning 500-700 of those calories you ate, for a total calorie consumption of between 500-1000 calories? If so, you are NOT eating enough. You need a minimum of 1200 calories to keep your body from thinking it's being thrown into starvation so it clings to everything it can.

    18 days ago
  • Acidique
    Acidique answered the Question: Can I use cornstarch during the Ignite phase?

    I would recommend arrowroot. It's a natural thickener, but doesn't have any of the evil 6 in it.

    about 1 month ago
  • Acidique

    I use PlantFusion. It meets the requirements and is cheaper. It's still around $40, but better than $65. Good luck!

    about 1 month ago
  • Acidique

    I would also like to know this!

    about 1 month ago
  • Acidique
    Acidique commented on Acidique's answer to Not losing weight?:

    Thanks, guys!

    about 1 month ago
  • Acidique
    Acidique answered the Question: Not losing weight?

    So I weighed in today. At the same weight, maybe 1/3 of a lb less. Still 176, though. I dunno. I guess I'll try the 1400 another week.

    about 1 month ago
  • Acidique
    Acidique commented on TexasMommy361's answer to Not losing weight?:

    I had my RMR measured at a doctor's office a month or two ago. It was 1710, which was much improved from my original RMR of 1530. I multiplied that by 1.3, which is a "lightly active" lifestyle. That equals 2223. I am currently eating 1400 calories a day, for a deficit of 800. That was upped from 1200 calories in my original post. Hopefully that will help my body let go of the fat. It has to be thinking I am staving, because I can't imagine 1200 calories being too much. I will weigh-in again on Friday to see if I've lost anything. I hope so. If I have gained, I'm not sure what do but give up. I just can't seem to find a combination of calories and exercise that works. We'll see for sure Friday. Thanks!

    about 1 month ago
  • Acidique
    Acidique answered the Question: Other recommended protein shakes.

    I use PlantFusion. It's a pea/artichoke plant based protein supplement with stevia as a sweetener. I love it. I found it at my local Natural Grocers. Comes in Vanilla Bean and Chocolate here, but there may be more online.

    about 1 month ago
  • Acidique
    Acidique commented on GinaNilce's answer to Not losing weight?:

    Well, I wrote a long reply...but apparently I used a bad word and didn't realize? Not sure if it was deleted...

    about 1 month ago
  • Acidique
    Acidique commented on GinaNilce's answer to Not losing weight?:

    I did start working out as well. I am on the "Cardio Sculpt" program here at DailyBurn. To make a long story sort of short, I originally lost 50lbs or so over the past 4-5 years. I did so by eating little meals throughout the day, for a total of 1200 calories. I didn't really exercise aside from walking with a pedometer. Once I lost a lot of weight, I started feeling better and slowly went from walking to jogging, and began attending fitness classes. I was told I would need to up my calories as I started working out harder, but no one could really tell me how MUCH to increase them. Essentially I kept working out harder and harder, but never knew how much to eat. My weight loss stopped, and I began to gain back. I am in much better shape than I was back at my starting point. I can jog 10 miles, and I know I have gained muscle mass, which has upped my metabolic rate. However, I have not been able to shed the excess fat. And trust me, I have plenty of EXCESS. So...I decided to restart. I went back to 1200 calories when I began here. But, now that I do have more muscle and am in better shape, I don't think 1200 is enough. I just don't know how to tell if I am eating too little or too much. So I upped recently to 1400, while working out. I also too measurements. We'll see in a couple weeks if it's working. I am getting so tired of working my ass of, only to realize my ass is still there. Hehe. I also track my food on myfittnesspal.com, I have for years.

    Thanks!

    about 1 month ago
  • Acidique
    Acidique commented on MyloWilliamson's answer to Not losing weight?:

    I agree. I am going to try and up my calories to 1400-1500 and see if that makes a difference in the weight loss. I really appreciate you taking the time to answer. Thank you! Congrats on losing 12lbs! That's half of my goal, which is amazing!

    2 months ago
  • Acidique
    Acidique commented on Tibi's answer to Not losing weight?:

    I took measurements a few days ago for this very reason! Thank you so much for your input, this helps a lot. After much research and some of the advice on here, I am going to up my calories a bit and try that out. Thanks again!

    2 months ago
  • Acidique
    Acidique commented on JoeyP's answer to Not losing weight?:

    So, I should not eat back the calories...and have a net total of calories around 800-900 daily?

    2 months ago