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  • First two days......how do these meals look. Some input please

    Guys, Need some input. Tell me if this is OK for a primal start.

    Day 1.
    Protein Shake with tblspoon olive oil

    3 Hard boiled Eggs

    3 cooked eggs with bacon

    1 orange

    4 strawberries

    handfull of cashews

    2 grad fed beef patties topped with provolone (i know the cheese isnt strictly primal)
    1 cup of brussells sprouts sauteed in bacon and butter


    Day 2.

    3 eggs with bacon

    2 hard boiled eggs

    handfull almonds

    protein shake w/ olive oil

    3 starwberries

    6 scallops fried in nutter from grass fed cows.
    1 cup brussels sprouts sauteed in bacon and butter

    both days MFD has the calorie count at around 2100

    is this a good start....or go with more.

    my goal is weight loss

  • #2
    Are you hungry? Do you wait for hunger before you eat? Do you eat until satiated/satisfied? Are you snacking, and if so, why?

    Everything but the protein shake looks primal to me.
    Sandra
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    There are no cheat days. There are days when you eat primal and days you don't. As soon as you label a day a cheat day, you're on a diet. Don't be on a diet. ~~ Fernaldo

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    • #3
      pretty much have just been eating when hungry...... no real snacking. last night the strawberries and nuts were snacks.

      yeah i dont like the protein shake. its in there for convenience. Im actually not going to have the shake today.

      instead im going to have some grass fed beef because my calories were only 1100 on fit day without it.

      is the cheese allright to include. ive heard mixed things

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      • #4
        Originally posted by AJGoose View Post
        pretty much have just been eating when hungry...... no real snacking. last night the strawberries and nuts were snacks.

        yeah i dont like the protein shake. its in there for convenience. Im actually not going to have the shake today.

        instead im going to have some grass fed beef because my calories were only 1100 on fit day without it.

        is the cheese allright to include. ive heard mixed things
        I see eggs, bacon, fruit, nuts, meat and some veges and cheese. All sounds primal to me.

        The amount needed will depend a lot on your activity level as well as on your goals in relation to your current condition. Oops just noticed your goal is weight loss. In that case I would up the veges and drop the nuts, also go easy on the fruit and cheese.
        Last edited by Annieh; 12-01-2012, 01:27 AM.
        Annie Ups the Ante
        http://www.marksdailyapple.com/forum/thread117711.html

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        • #5
          Yes, I figured as much.

          Ill only have cheese once a day, when I have grass fed beef(which isnt every day)
          strawberries onnce or twice a day, and maybe an orange before i go workout, just to get an energy hit.

          here is the thing. Ive been getting under 2k calories for the past 5 days....under 50 grams carbs....well under. And I havent been hungry. even after workouts. Should I eat more for the sake of it, or if it im am feeling satisfied, just go along with it

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          • #6
            Saturday meals:
            3 eggs, 2 slices bacon----breakfast

            snack-----1 orange before a 2 hour gym session

            post gym----handfull cashews

            lunch-----1/4 cup cottage cheese, 4 strawberries


            dinner......5 butter poached scallops, 1.5 cups brussel sprouts sauteed with butter and bacon



            SUNDAY

            3 eggs with 2 slices bacon


            2 mile walk to store

            lunch cottage cheese and straw berries.


            dinner: 2 grass fed beef patties topped with 1 slice smoked gouda and s side of asparagus.


            i ate dinner early so i had a snack.....cottage cheese and strawberries.


            both days over a gallon of water a day

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            • #7
              Today My meals:
              breakfast-----3 eggs, 2 slices bacon 1 once smoked gouda

              lunch: chicken tenderloin strips fried in butter with a sauce i made that i think works in primal (creme frache, dijon mustard, vinegar, and cilantro)


              snack.....2 hard boiled eggs and an orange.


              2 hours in the gym

              dinner: 2 grass fed beef patties with smoked gouda, a cup and a half of brussel sprouts sauteed with butter and bacon

              glass of red wine after workout before dinner
              Last edited by AJGoose; 12-03-2012, 01:43 PM.

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