CandyD’s Balanced Calories Mod

Sims 4 Mods |

CandyD’s Balanced Calories Mod

Update 08/14/2020
Mod’s finally updated and works like a charm. Install the All in One Version, if you own ALL the stuff packs, game packs and expansion packs. No other files are needed.
If you DON’T own all the packs, install the base game file and the separated package files of the packs you own.

The calorie list has been temporarily removed and is undergoing an overhaul. Next update is in the works and will contain custom food recipes. I’m currently working on Icemunmuns custom food. If you know of any others you’d like to have compatible, let me know.

This mod simply is a must-have for a realistic game play and I was bummed out when I saw that it’s not going to be updated neither by CandyD, Ignoral and/or DarkSimister any time soon. So, I updated it for personal use since the release of Island Living.

Now with Discover University being released and still no new update, I thought it’s about time to share this awesome mod with ya’ll, so you can enjoy it again.

As of December 7, 2019, I only updated the food recipes and not the drinks. It’s currently in the works and should be done within the next week. So, be patient .

I recommend that you use this mod with roBurky’s Fitness Control mod and change the settings according to her mod description, because she mentions CandyD and what setting to use to imitate her Retuned Metabolism mod. I might look into updating the other mods, but they’re not on a high priority list right now as I work on my own mod. More about it soon…

Updated with game version
The zip file contains modules for the Base Game, Expansion Packs, Game Packs and Stuff Packs as a separate package file. Install the ones you have. If you own ALL packs, install the “All-in-One (AiO) Version” file. It contains ALL files in one convenient package file.

!!! The following text is copied from CandyD’S original mod post !!!

Have you been surprised of seeing your sims gaining weight after eating salad, and of seeing them inevitably gaining weight to the point where keeping a stable weight is impossible without keeping a treadmill at home ? Surprised on seeing how absurd it is, on the contrary, that they don’t seem to gain weight after eating fish and chips ? Tired of seeing more and more overweight townies to the point where obesity has become a real epidemics in your game ? This mod will help your sims maintaining a healthy weight easily with their diet.

How does the game behave by default ?
In the Sims 4, almost all foods are full of calories. The problem with the game is that it makes all foods have a positive calorie count, like in reality. But in reality, we have a baseline metabolism that burns calories even when we don’t exercise, and in the Sims there is no baseline metabolism, so sims that don’t workout regularly are condemned to gain weight, more or less quickly, but they can’t escape it on long term. Even if they just eat salad !

What does this mod change to the game’s behavior ?
As sims should burn very quickly all calories of low calorie meals, some foods have been modified to induce weight loss instead of weight gain : it’s the case for salads, as well as dishes made of fruits and vegetables. Grains, lean meats and fish are low calorie. High fat, high sugar, desserts, most quick meals (with the exception of oatmeal and yogurt) and junk foods in general are high calorie. Some gourmet foods are now low calorie or even inducing weight loss ! Your sims can now enjoy some gourmet dishes without guilt ! But beware of cake !

This mod has been designed to force your sims to adopt a diversified diet. Some foods induce weight gain, others induce weight loss, and very few are 0 calorie. This means that your sims have a much lower risk of being overweight, unless if they like junk foods and desserts too much. But if they like only salad, they risk being underweight on long term. Fortunately, they can avoid that by choosing the right balance between high calorie and low calorie foods. If your sims like mac and cheese, they can now enjoy it, and eat a garden salad later to lose the weight gained with mac and cheese. This way, your sims can maintain their weight much more easily than before, with simple and intuitive choices.

Even toddlers can maintain their weight as peas and yogurt will keep them in better health than crackers. And just like adult sims, toddlers need a diversified diet to keep a healthy weight.

How do I install this mod ?
Unzip it. Place the package in your Mods folder. Start the Sims 4 and enable custom content and mods in Game options – Other. Apply changes, quit and restart the Sims 4, and enjoy !
This mod can work alone. However, if you experience other weight and / or muscle issues with sims of all ages, or wish to control your sims’ metabolism with more precision, I recommend to download and install the two other parts of the Natural Metabolism mod, for best results.

This XML tuning will conflict with other XML tuning mods that use the same XML files

Additional Credits:
CandyD for the original mod
TS4 XML Compare

This is a multi-part download:
Install the separate modules of the game pack you own. If you own ALL, install the convenient AiO_Merged package file.

Credits: Simscovery
1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (3 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

This content was uploaded by website visitors. If you notice any mistake, please let us know.

What is this mod use for:

Have you ever tried Sims 4 Mods? All advanced players around the globe are fascinated by these additional options, which can solve various occurring issues. If you want to become a leading gamer, Sims 4 Mods can be the key to success and make this happen faster. All you need to do is pick the needed file and simply add it to your game. This provides you with unseen features and enables you to deal with your workload in a smarter way. There are so many different Sims 4 mods on our site that you will need some time to try at least some of them. But it’s definitely worth every second spent because your game is being lifted to the whole new level. Every Sims 4 mod of our database is the highest quality and meets the strictest requirements. This ensures that our visitors get access only to the most exclusive and useful files. One of the best things we can offer for our visitors is unlimited access to the vast variety of extra files, which provides a wide range of benefits. It’s a significant surplus which is essential in being competitive. If that is your main goal, you should definitely try at least one file.

Useful Information:
- Do you need any help? Join Sims 4 Modding Discord
- How to Install Sims 4 Mods
- Sims 4 Studio Download
- Sims 4 Mod Manager
- Sims 4 Mod Conflict Detector
- Sims 4 Modding guide / How to Make a Sims 4 Mod
- Sims 4 System Requirements
- How to Uninstall Sims 4 Mods
- Sims 4 Cheats

You may also like...

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *