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Can you lose weight on McDonalds?

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Updated: 3/31 5:46 pm
(NEWSEY.COM) -- Big Macs, fries and ice cream — sound like good ideas for a diet to lose weight?

"Can I get the double quarter ponder with cheese meal?" 

"These numbers are outragious."

"Unfortunate caused some major harm to your heart, your liver, your blood." (Via Samuel Goldwyn Flims / "Super Size Me")

Well after seeing "Super Size Me," it doesn't look too promising. But think again. This is John Cisna, a biology teacher from Iowa who lost 37 pounds and lowered his cholesterol by a third in 90 days on a Micky D's only diet . (Via Daily Mail) 

"He eats it for breakfast, lunch and dinner. A typical breakfast breakfast would be two Egg white Delights, a bowel of oatmeal and a one percent milk." (Via WPTV)

So it's not even like he was eating salads three times a day — which is something that was done back in 2008 when Chirs ​Coleson lost 80 pounds in six months. 

"I looked for the lighter fair, the salads, the chicken wraps, the grilled chicken, the fruits, anything they offerered on the lighter side." (Via MSNBC)

But one thing the two successful McDonalds diets have in common — calorie counting. For John Cisna, he made the meal planning an assignment for his students. 

"He gave them strict daily nutritional limitations of 2000 calories. The students used McDonalds' online nutritional information to construction daily meals." (Via KJRH)
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ataris822 - 1/5/2014 4:30 PM
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Yummy... a BOWEL of oatmeal...
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