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On Sat, 07 Feb 2004 02:13:24 -0500, Bob > wrote:

>Mike Coleman wrote:
>> Last Shot At The Mu_n > writes:
>>>And how does one get to the point where these few calories can be
>>>consumed and one can live with these reduced food intakes?

>> Well, if for example you limit yourself to fresh fruits and vegetables, you
>> might actually find it rather difficult to consume 1600-2000 kcals per day.

>Might be even more difficult after you consider how much time that
>would leave you after the bathroom visits.

>> Interesting, though I think "nutrient density" makes more sense as a measure
>> that simple weight.

>Oh, sure, Mike. You're gonna trot out that old calorie thing, aren't
>you? That's so yesterday, with all that arithmetic and counting and all.
>No. Chung's cute little toy diet makes more sense for today's
>population. Except for that calculating and remembering how much
>you've already eaten today and how much you have left. And you have to
>use base 16 for your figuring. See how much better it is? No worrying
>about vitamins or minerals or anything like that. No more milligrams
>and stuff like that.
>What could be smarter? Besides, "nutrient density" sounds so, I dunno,
>scientific and all.

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