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Old 04-04-2012, 07:46 PM   #1
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What won't you give up?

Hmmmm....

Forget LCHF, plant based, Dukan, Atkins, Pritikin, Ornish...let's leave Oz for a moment.

Independent of what your approach to diet, exercise or health...

What won't you give up?

Me? Gin and Tonics and Red Wine.
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Old 04-04-2012, 08:04 PM   #2
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While I love my glass of red wine and square of dark chocolate each day, I would give them up if I was sure they were bad.

There is really nothing I would refuse to eat or drink if I thought it was bad for me.
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I wont give up my weekly bag of potato chips and my Dr. Pepper 10. Other than that I watch what I eat in the traditional sense. I like my whole grains too much to ever change.
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Old 04-04-2012, 08:10 PM   #4
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I love good food and good wine. But just as there is virtually nothing that I won't eat, there is nothing I couldn't live without if necessary.
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Old 04-04-2012, 08:14 PM   #5
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I have given up my morning coffee a number of times, but always end up returning to that habit after a few months, or even weeks. So, it hasn't been permanent despite my best of intentions.

I did sort of compromise, in that I limit myself to one or two cups of half strength coffee.
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Old 04-04-2012, 08:18 PM   #6
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It would be really hard for me to give up salt--we don't cook with it but add it to taste afterward.

Coffee in the morning would be almost impossible for me to give up too.
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Old 04-04-2012, 08:44 PM   #7
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Probably coffee. I COULD give up my wine if my health depended on it.
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Old 04-04-2012, 10:24 PM   #8
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Old 04-04-2012, 10:55 PM   #9
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Whiskey or single malt scotch (and I don't even drink that much. But I like it). And salmon. And reading. If I knew it would kill me tomorrow I'd probably quit, but if I was told it would eventually kill me I'd keep going. Nobody gets out alive.
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Old 04-04-2012, 11:17 PM   #10
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I gave up my daily mocha 3 weeks ago, and it's been rough. I'm down 5 pounds though, so starting my day without sugar- caffeine-palooza is clearly good for me.
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It would be really hard for me to give up salt--we don't cook with it but add it to taste afterward.

Coffee in the morning would be almost impossible for me to give up too.
+1 for both salt and coffee...and add beer.
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Coffee would be the hardest for me to give up, by far.

I actually did give up alcohol entirely in an attempt to regulate my sleep patterns better, and I have to say, every since going 'dry', I am able to stick to a regular sleep schedule. Something in the alcohol, even a couple of beers, that would give me insomnia.
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Ya'll are being too good. For me it would be coffee, pizza and other misc pastas. I'm doomed.
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If this is "forever", for me it would be salt, any form of alcohol & cheese.
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Old 04-05-2012, 07:19 AM   #17
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A local rib vendor may have a point...

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Ya'll are being too good. For me it would be coffee, pizza and other misc pastas. I'm doomed.
Pizza!

Hardly ever have it, but would be sorry to think I'd never have it again.
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Old 04-05-2012, 07:36 AM   #19
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I have to agree with Alan and MichaelB. There is no food item that I wouldn't give up if it turned out to be a health risk. However many more decades I get in this life it will still be a very short time, so I want to be here as long as possible.
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