On a diet, my hunger is diminishing after a few weeks

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Re: On a diet, my hunger is diminishing after a few weeks

Post by guitarrista » Sat Nov 11, 2017 6:41 am

Tubbers wrote:
Sat Nov 11, 2017 5:25 am
Weighed in today at 197.4
It is actually great that you've stabilized for now. I know you want to get 20 more pounds off, but realize that what you've done so far is pretty much impossible to do for 99+% of people. This prolonged caloric deficit also makes your body's hormones go haywire. So it is a really great idea to stay at maintenance for a while to let them normalize; this will allow you to be able to see results more easily with your deficit diet when the time comes. Congrats again on this amazing feat, and don't worry about the current weight plateau.
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Re: On a diet, my hunger is diminishing after a few weeks

Post by Tubbers » Sat Nov 11, 2017 8:46 am

guitarrista wrote:
Sat Nov 11, 2017 6:41 am
Tubbers wrote:
Sat Nov 11, 2017 5:25 am
Weighed in today at 197.4
It is actually great that you've stabilized for now. I know you want to get 20 more pounds off, but realize that what you've done so far is pretty much impossible to do for 99+% of people. This prolonged caloric deficit also makes your body's hormones go haywire. So it is a really great idea to stay at maintenance for a while to let them normalize; this will allow you to be able to see results more easily with your deficit diet when the time comes. Congrats again on this amazing feat, and don't worry about the current weight plateau.
Thank you. I really appreciate your comments. :)
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Re: On a diet, my hunger is diminishing after a few weeks

Post by Mike Steede » Sun Nov 12, 2017 9:40 pm

guitarrista wrote:
Fri Apr 07, 2017 6:56 pm
glassynails wrote: So, I've noticed that the less I eat and the longer I go without between meals I can control my hunger more and I don't really think of eating much.
If you are curious why this is, this is likely your stomach shrinking a bit from its previous somewhat more distended state. One important signal for hunger and satiety (among several) is "mechanical" - as you - literally - fill up you stomach it sends the brain signals that cause reduction of the feeling of hunger. Now that your stomach has shrunk a bit, it takes less food to get the stomach to send the signal.
Speaking of signals to the brain vis-à-vis satiety, it's been noted in the lab that chewing well also sends satiety signals to the brain - so chew your food well like we were taught as children... certain digestive enzymes are also produced in saliva, particularly those that break down protein so the more you chew the more you're going to digest well.
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Re: On a diet, my hunger is diminishing after a few weeks

Post by Tubbers » Fri Nov 17, 2017 9:32 pm

Weighed in today at 196.4
I do chew my food very well. :)
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Re: On a diet, my hunger is diminishing after a few weeks

Post by glassynails » Mon Nov 20, 2017 9:46 pm

Glassynails FAT weight as of 4 minutes ago is ---> 213.8 (6ft) . Am on a new mission to get back towards 200lbs (and under hopefully). Eating light, eliminating or cutting back on sweets and no soda. Seltzer water is my friend.
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Re: On a diet, my hunger is diminishing after a few weeks

Post by Lawler » Mon Nov 20, 2017 11:59 pm

Tubbers wrote:
Fri Nov 17, 2017 9:32 pm
Weighed in today at 196.4
Well done.

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Re: On a diet, my hunger is diminishing after a few weeks

Post by Tubbers » Tue Nov 21, 2017 9:06 am

glassynails wrote:
Mon Nov 20, 2017 9:46 pm
Glassynails FAT weight as of 4 minutes ago is ---> 213.8 (6ft) . Am on a new mission to get back towards 200lbs (and under hopefully). Eating light, eliminating or cutting back on sweets and no soda. Seltzer water is my friend.
Great, and what I'd give to be 6 feet tall.
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Re: On a diet, my hunger is diminishing after a few weeks

Post by Tubbers » Tue Nov 21, 2017 9:07 am

Lawler wrote:
Mon Nov 20, 2017 11:59 pm
Tubbers wrote:
Fri Nov 17, 2017 9:32 pm
Weighed in today at 196.4
Well done.
Thank you. :)
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