The McDonald's Diet: Man Lost 86 lb. Eating Only McDonald's Food

Meet Chris Coleson, a Richmond, Virginia, businessman who lost 86 pounds on the "McDonald's Diet""

He said the idea was born out of his wife's skepticism at his ability to lose weight.

"I told her I could lose weight eating anywhere," he said. "I told her I could do it eating at McDonald's."

Determined to prove his point, Mr. Coleson started eating two meals a day at the Golden Arches (he doesn't eat breakfast) and saved his receipts in a journal. He saved most of his salad containers, too. In another nod to the McDonald's diet, Mr. Coleson changed his license plate from "OLDNFAT" to "MCFIT."

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(Photo: Chris Coleson, in his "before" photo)


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I have done the same. I eat Latte with nofat and splenda. I eat salads, chicken with no bread, Low fat cone. Salads are healthy food especially the chicken salads. I am 75 with all the medical tests coming in within range. So the sacrifice keeps me out of nursing homes.
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Well. I could starve myself eating salads. But I don't because it is not healthy. So that guy isn't on a diet. He just must not have a wife that says "Don't starve yourself Yuo are fine." And that is different. And second of all who has a license plate as OLDNFAT. I mean you should use the license plate a thing where you are 1000 pounds and your license plate is YOUNG AND SKINNY or something like that. So I congradulate him for starving himself and having a bad license plate.
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Why is this a news item? Of course he lost weight on salad and apple dippers without caramel sauce. He would have lost weight if he did the same thing at Wendy's eating the same food, or if he made the salad himself at home. Due to the release of "Super Size Me", a lot of restaurants added healthier items to their menu.

This is really not hard to figure out. Something is really wrong when the obvious is stated. Aren't there any other important stories out there? Is this guy a plant for McDonald's even though it says he's not?

Really ... (Shaking Head)
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He'll gain it back. That kind of diet isn't sustainable... especially if he hasn't dealt with the issues that made him sit in front of the fridge and gorge himself in the first place.
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