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Does anybody know why sugar doesn't actually make you fat but FAT makes you fat?

The actual science of it? Because I've started HCLF vegan lifestyle 3 months ago and I'm still packing on weight (although I come from a background of restricting calories a lot). And recently I've been putting around 200g of sugar in my smoothies daily, since the fruit here is not sweet at all and it's what I can afford at the moment, and I'm wondering if it's too much sugar (that doesn't come from fruit). Help?

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I remember that Sugar + Fat = Fat storage

So, cutting down either Sugar or Fat is the solution.

But since eating low carbs means too much protein and to much fat, the solution is HCLF.

Thank you for the response.

I keep my fat intake really low, less than 4% most days, specially now that I am consuming more sugar. I lowered my fat intake precisely because sugar + fat results in fat storage. But I don't know if I am doing it exactly right though.

Thank you for your response.
I'm eating around 3000cal a day.
I know that because I ate so little for so long, it is 'normal' that I gain some weight until I'm healed.
I had been calorie restricting for about 3 years with several doctor recommendations (never doing that again) and never lost weight that way. I followed some crazy diets and I was to young for that.
It would be awesome if you could find any links to that explanation, that's exactly what I wanted to know!

BSOA says:

The actual science of it is that to lose weight people need to do endurance sports like running, swimming or cycling, the everybody complains because they think they can "lose weight" by only changing their diet and living like sloths.

well sugar = 4 calls fat = 9, also fruit is full of fiber, fat isn't, but also i think you may not want to use refined sugars, hope this helps :)

the sugar you are putting in your smoothies is not effecting your weight at all, why would sugar make you fat on this lifestyle?

I'm not sure about adding sugar to fruit; what kind of sugar are you adding? If it's refined white sugar I'd suggest giving it a miss. If its refined it isn't natural and your body will have to deal with it. Look for natural sugars, bananas are cheap, pack them in!!

The bananas are really not sugary at all where I live (all fruits in general) and I'm on a tight budget, that's why I have the need to add sugar. It's not white sugar though, it's brown sugar. I don't know if there's any difference between the two, but I can't afford coconut sugar or raw sugar.

I understand what you're saying about the whole money issue, my oh my, I've wrestled the financial beast on and off during my own journey. Bananas should ripen up sweet as hell regardless of where they're from, are you letting them ripen up enough? Do they look like this when you eat them:

It's tough not being able to afford all the fruit I want.

Yes, I make sure they are always super ripe and spotty, it's just the quality that's not that good, I hardly ever find a really sweet banana, some of them taste like dirt. Only with the added sugar have I been able to reach my daily caloric intake.

Wow, sugarless dirt-bananas, sounds tough!!

What is your take on honey? Some raw vegans don't touch it because it's food for bees but I personally will partake in a jar of honey if I know it comes from a source that leaves enough in the hive for the colony. Try adding honey to your smoothies if it fits in with your outlook. 

Where are you based?

Or agave. It's cruelty free and around the same price as honey where I live. Plus it tastes amazing.



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