"Dr. Andrew B. Chung, MD/PhD" <[email protected]> wrote in message news:[email protected] > Barbara Hirsch wrote: > > > On Fri, 18 Jul 2003 09:27:23 -0400, "Dr. Andrew B. Chung, MD/PhD" > > <[email protected]> wrote: > > > > >Is that the diet you are advocating? > > > > No. But telling folks that they'll lose weight if they limit their > > intake to 2 pounds of food a day isn't true. What you eat counts. > > > > If you are overweight eating what you are currently eating, changing what you > are eating to ice cream is not going to help. > > Decreasing the *amount* of what you are eating will, however. > > > > > >I sincerely doubt there is anyone who can eat two pounds of Hagen Daaz > > >everyday for six months. > > > > Wouln't be me, but there are all kinds of people out there. I eat a > > lot more tahn 2 pounds of food a day, and have been normal weight for > > 5 years. > > > > For all we know, a lot more than 2 pounds is 2.5 pounds. For all we know, > your "normal" weight is 20 pounds over what is considered ideal (BMI = 20). > So you feel that a BMI of 25 is overweight, even if the subject has 10% bodyfat?