I’m embarking on an experiment this month — well, actually, I started yesterday as a test — in which I’m going to try to stick to a restricted number of calories every day. You see, here’s the thing: for the last two years I have been watching my fat and cholesterol, and at this point my cholesterol numbers are better than they’ve ever been. But it has been very difficult and I’ve been taking meds and supplements like niacin all along to help.
But my weight has barely budged. I’ve lost and gained the same 10 pounds over and over and over. After yesterday’s test, I see the flaw in all this: calories.
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