Counting Calories Thread: Is It Really Important?

Hans

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I've noticed a frequent discussion regarding whether counting calories is important or not and there are many misconceptions on if CICO actually matters or not.

I've written an article regarding counting calories to hopefully help people make more enlightened decisions about their nutrition.
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Blossom

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I've noticed a frequent discussion regarding whether counting calories is important or not and there are many misconceptions on if CICO actually matters or not.

I've written an article regarding counting calories to hopefully help people make more enlightened decisions about their nutrition.
Count yourself to better health » MENELITE
Great article! Thank you
 

David90

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Good Article @Hans

Yeah it definently brings Awareness to how much someone is Eating Daily. Before using Cronometer, i was rarely aware of how much i was eating. Nowadays i use it sporadically (once a week or so) to look if i'm doing alright with the Calories.

Especially in the Past when i was Bulking, i was undereating quite a bit. I have upped it weekly by about 200 Calories. And in the End i was needing at least 4500 Calories on Workout Days to Bulk and move the Scale Upwards.... :flushed:

Nowadays i stay mostly in Maintenance or slight Deficit, on Workout Days i go 200-250 Calorie Surplus.
 
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