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Following Chef AJ?s UWL (Ultimate Weight Loss) program has been really good for me.  It seems to be the easiest program I?ve tried.  Now this is just me.  I think for a lot of people, it would be the hardest!  So to each their own, that is for sure.  The reason is works for me is because of calorie density.  I find that I have a hard time controlling my intake of any foods of high calorie density, even the healthy ones, like whole grain breads, or nuts or dates.   In Chef AJ?s program she draws this red line on her calorie density chart and says to eat only foods that are Left of the Red Line (LOTRL).  Her line is around 650 calories per pound but since chickpeas are about 700, I use that as my number.  i.e., the red line is just to the right of legumes which are the highest calorie density of the ?permitted? foods.

I?ve been successful on the UWL program and have been at my goal weight for about 6 months.  I?ve been abstinent from flour, sugar and alcohol for 225 days as of today, and from any added salt for 40 days.   I?ve only been LOTRL for about 10 hours.  LOL.  --Because I occasionally have slip-ups with nuts and dates.  After so many days abstinent from flour and sugar I?ve lost my cravings and temptations for it (I hope I don?t jinx myself with that statement!).   So I feel so much more at peace around food this holiday season than in the past.  I would like to get that peace around nuts.  So I?m curious to try an experiment of going a year LOTRL, no nuts or seeds, and see how my health is, both mental and physical.  And maybe do a blood test at the end of the year and see if my numbers are okay, even the omega-3 ones.   If my health does deteriorate, then of course, I can resume them at any time.  The more likely reason I would resume the nuts and dates is just because I will have a slip-up, ha.   But maybe curiosity will keep me on plan.  There is no urgent important serious reason for me to do it.  But there would likely be benefits from it:  1)  effortless weight management, and 2) peace of mind around nuts like I now have for sugar and flour.

By the way, I keep track of the number of days of abstinence or other countdowns (and ups) with the ?T-0? app on the iphone.  I don?t pay much attention to it.   Every once in a while I think, hey, I wonder how many days I?ve been abstinent, and then I look at the app.  So it?s not something I think about much at all.  I?m more trying to live my life.

I think I?ll post here occasionally to let you (me) know how I?m doing.  I?ll probably slip in 3 days and then start over, because I am just not very good at perfection, ha.   But if I just look at it from a point of view of curiosity and not deprivation, it might work.   I really am just curious about this.  And nuts really don?t taste that great to me and they give me a stomach ...


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