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I was eating at Maccie D's with my cousin this arvo. She ordered one of those new Signature Collection meals. She's a gym goer, so I thought it would be a reasonable question to ask how many calories were in her meal.......... she didn't know.

What sort of f***ing hedon goes to the gym, yet doesn't count their calories??? I couldn't enjoy my meal after that, watching her eat it was giving me anxiety.
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I don't count my calories 😂😂😂
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It's not the calories but the type of calorie that counts you moron
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Computers are not yet able to count as high as my calories.
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It shows she is not a freak, when it comes to eating, which is a good thing.
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Gotta confuse the macros, right babe?
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What sort of f***ing hedon goes to the gym, yet doesn't count their calories??? I couldn't enjoy my meal after that, watching her eat it was giving me anxiety.
Someone who wants to enjoy life.

So much of nutrition science is terrible anyway. We obsess over the beef in a Big Mac when the bread of the bun is just going to break down into sugar. Most of the food we are told to eat large quantities of is a diabetes nightmare.

CBA with it all.
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tragic.
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It's not the calories but the type of calorie that counts you moron
Incorrect "you moron" To suggest such a thing shows a lack of basic understanding about how nutrients are used.

Proteins are not equal. Amino acid content and bioavailability have to be considered.

A carb is pretty much a carb. Carbohydrates are converted to glucose - that goes, regardless of the GI content of the carb. Higher GI carbs will simply be assimilated at a faster rate. This does not mean that one type of carb is more likely to be stored as fat than another is - also, GI content becomes irrelevant when carbs are consumed with proteins or fats. Some like to argue that higher GI carbs cause a bigger insulin spike and therefore you gain more fat - while the first part is correct, the duration of the spike is short lived, and while a low GI carb produces a smaller insulin spike, the duration is longer, and the overall magnitude of the spike is more or less the same. Again, though, this assumes the carb is consumed alone.

Fats are also pretty much fats and all utilised the same - the fatty acids are utilised as energy.

This all of course is from a body composition and practical perspective, the health benefits and negatives are determined by what comes with the type of food being eaten in terms of micronutrients or chemicals and byproducts.

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Someone who wants to enjoy life.

So much of nutrition science is terrible anyway. We obsess over the beef in a Big Mac when the bread of the bun is just going to break down into sugar. Most of the food we are told to eat large quantities of is a diabetes nightmare.

CBA with it all.
I'm the same. I count calories and I have a rough protein target. That's it as far as tracking goes. I don't count carbs and fats because if you just eat "normal" food then they tend to balance out pretty well. I certainly don't fuss over high GI and low GI, or "good" and "bad" fats. Pretty much for the reasons I stated above to the other guy, while I do attempt to eat generally healthily and get my fruits and veggies in, all the other stuff is just small details not worth fussing over. People also say things like "the beef in McDonald's burgers is low quality" - all that's meant when someone says a meat is of "low quality" is that the fat content of the meat is high. There's still 20g of protein in a hamburger and it's still f***ing beef protein, so it's quality protein - it just comes with some fats. Big deal.

This goes whether I'm bulking or cutting. Works very well for me :top:
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