The Ultimate Hacker's Diet (how to loose weight)

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    The Hacker's Diet


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    Contents


    • Preface
      • Introduction
        • About losing weight
        • About this book
        • About you
        • About me
        • About the computer tools
        • About pounds and inches
        • About time!
    • Engineering
      • The Eat Watch
        • Food and feedback
        • Motivation and manipulation
        • Programmer, hack thyself
        • Problems: managing, fixing, and solving
          • Managing problems
          • Fixing problems
          • Solving problems
          • Weight: what's the connection?
        • What, me exercise?
      • The Rubber Bag
        • What goes in
        • What you burn
        • What comes out
        • Inside the rubber bag
          • Too much goes in
          • Too little goes in
        • Seizing control
          • Controlling what you burn
          • Controlling what goes in
        • Input/Output
        • Food fads
          • Fuzzy thinking
          • Food and fact
        • Summary
      • Food and Feedback
        • Measure the quantity
        • Determine the goal
        • Apply negative feedback
        • Avoid positive feedback
        • Bang-bang vs. proportional control
        • Three possible outcomes
        • Three different people
          • Skinny Stable Sam
          • Calories and weight
          • Overweight Oscillating Oscar
          • Bulky Blown-up Buster
        • Fun with feedback
      • Signal and Noise
        • Wired science
          • The calorie counting catch
        • Cause and effect
        • Dexter's diet
          • Dexter's diary
          • Dexter deceived
          • Dexter's discovery
        • Moving averages
          • Meet Movin' Marvin
          • Simple moving averages
          • Weighted moving averages
          • Exponentially smoothed weighted moving Marvin
        • The truth in the trend
          • Floats and sinkers
          • Weight and calories
        • Closing the circle
        • Exploring moving averages
          • Trying trend fitting
      • What, Me Exercise?
        • Living longer
        • Feeling better
        • The fitness ladder
        • Climbing the ladder
        • Introductory ladder
          • Bend (introductory)
          • Sit up (introductory)
          • Leg lift (introductory)
          • Push up (introductory)
          • Run and jump (introductory)
        • Lifetime ladder
          • Bend and bounce
          • Sit up
          • Prone lift
          • Push up
          • Run and jump
        • How much is enough?
        • Progress and motivation
          • Easy to start
          • Feeling of accomplishment and progress
          • No pain or exhaustion
          • Small time commitment
          • View from a height
          • Daily and monthly feedback
          • Private and portable
        • Details
          • A regular schedule
          • When you're sick
          • Serious problems
          • Other exercise
          • High altitude
    • Management
      • Weight Monitoring
        • Getting started
          • Get a good scale
          • Start a logbook
        • Every day
          • Weigh in
          • Log daily weight
          • Log exercise rung
          • Daily summary
        • Every month
          • With Excel
          • By hand
          • Monthly analysis
          • Long term charts
        • Every year
      • Planning Meals
        • Why plan meals?
        • Calorie targets
        • How many meals, and when?
        • A regular schedule
        • Choose the chow
          • Meals through the day
          • Doris plans a day
          • Meal planning with Excel
        • Eat watch in action
          • Serving size: helpings don't help
          • Sneaky serving sizes
          • Eating out
          • Menu mix-and-match
          • Taking the easy way out
        • Summary
      • Losing Weight
        • Closing the loop
          • Estimate Calories
          • Plan Meals
          • Log Weight
          • Compute Trend
          • Adjust Calories
          • And around we go...
          • Assured stability
        • Getting ready
          • Weight goals
          • Diet planning
          • Ask the doctor
          • Take a ``before'' picture
        • The initial plunge
          • Breaking down (fat) is hard to do
          • When to start
          • Planning and scheduling meals
          • The fast track
        • The long haul
          • Trend tracking and monthly adjustment
          • Pernicious painful plateaus and baneful bounces
          • Fatty Metabolite and the Ketones
          • Drink lots of liquids
          • Stinko!
          • I, Klingon?
          • Solid waste
          • Starving and health
          • Why don't they notice?
        • Late night, hungry, and alone
          • Why am I doing this to myself?
          • Can I learn from being hungry?
          • How will I feel right after I eat?
          • What food is worth it?
          • Secret weapons
          • Too many bad days
        • Success and stability
          • Safety margin or natural stability
          • Increase calories gradually
          • Allow for some settling
          • Soft landing
      • Perfect Weight Forever
        • Regaining: the problem and the cause
        • Causes for confidence
        • Feedback forever
          • Fine tuning
          • Early warning
          • Bumping the band
          • Hitting the wall
          • Feedback on the job
          • The rules of the game
          • How can it fail?
        • Proportional feedbag
        • Evading evangelism
        • The dream
    • Details
      • Pencil and Paper
        • Calculating daily trend
        • Calculating weight loss rate
        • Calculating calorie deficit
        • Making weight charts
        • Forecasting weight loss
        • Forecasting life extension
        • Calculating feedback models
        • Calculating moving averages
          • Simple moving averages
          • Weighted moving averages
          • Exponentially smoothed moving averages
          • Calculating best fit trends
      • Units and Conversion Factors
        • Units of Volume (Fluid Measure)
        • Units of Energy (Food value)
        • Units of Length
        • Units of Weight (Avoirdupois)
        • Units of Dry Volume
        • Abbreviations
        • The Weight of Water
      • Calories in Various Foods
        • Alcohol
        • Arby's
        • Beverages
        • Bread
        • Burger King
        • Candy
        • Cereal
        • Cookies
        • Crackers
        • Dairy
        • Dessert
        • Domino's Pizza
        • Dressing
        • Dunkin' Donuts
        • Eggs
        • Fish
        • Frozen food
        • Fruit
        • Ingredients
        • Juice
        • Kentucky Fried Chicken
        • McDonald's
        • Meat
        • Nuts
        • Pasta
        • Pizza Hut
        • Poultry
        • Salad
        • Sauces
        • Snacks
        • Soup
        • Sugar
        • Taco Bell
        • Vegetables
        • Wendy's
      • About the Author
      • About this Edition
    • Index
     

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