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Are Nuts Making You Nuts!

If you are on my face-book fan-page you may have seen my recent post about my current weight loss stall. I had gone a two week period with no weight loss, even though I was working out 5 days a week and eating only low carb foods. I was so frustrated!

The only thing that I was doing differently was consuming nuts. Granted, I was having more than a serving size portion each time, sometimes up to 2x daily. Who could have one serving of nuts? Not I : (

For the past two days I cut out nuts completely from my diet and I am happy to report that I am down 2lbs! Oh Happy Days : )

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11 Responses to “Are Nuts Making You Nuts!”

  1. Jay says:

    I think you will be pleasantly surprised : ) Let me know if you notice any change.

  2. Uchy says:

    I am going to go nutless and see what happens. I hope it works for me too.

  3. Jay says:

    Rhea, I think it will help, some of us experience stalls in weight loss when consuming nuts. Please come back and let me know if it changes things for the better for you.

  4. Rhea says:

    Thanks! I was eating pecans. As per the label, each serving size was just 1g. I guess I should give that up for a few days and see what happens

  5. Sara says:

    Well here I am to share my good news… I lost 4Lbs !!!
    I’m so happy and motivated again!… :D

    Nuts Make You Nuts!

  6. Jay says:

    Good luck Sara, I am cheering you on, you can do this! : )

  7. Sara says:

    Hello Jay
    I started doing your delicious recipes (I have 6 months doing a low carb diet and I lost 30 lbs) and right now reading this post know why I have a weight loss stall for 2 months!!I’m so frustrated, add the fact that I was drinking too much diet sodas lately :-/
    I have 3 days without almonds and no sodas and I hope the weight loss will be coming soon… wish me good luck! :)

  8. Jay says:

    I agree Gigi, I now have them only in my salads. And maybe one serving here and there. I lost 3.5lbs right after giving them up, so they really stall my weight loss if I have too much of them.

  9. Gigi says:

    Oh Jay, I feel your pain. I started eating almonds about a month ago and my weight loss has been minimal. I’m not ready to give up the nuts yet, so I portioned them out in little baggies. One baggie a day. (That’s what I’m telling myself )… I’m just nuts about nuts! :-S

  10. Jay says:

    Yes! It was so frustrating, so glad I was able to figure it out : )

  11. Lucy says:

    Wow – them little ol’ nuts huh? Thanks for the info! Glad you were able to figure it out.

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