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    DAY 1:


    B:

    3 eggs scrambled

    14g nitrate free bacon

    45g chicken sausage

    80g blueberries

    coffee - black


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    DAY 1:


    LUNCH:

    Smoothie: 140g frozen mango, 50g blueberries, 1.5 Tbsp Almond butter, whey protein powder, 1/4 cup coconut milk. (this is a bit high on the carbs - 44 total grams)


    Workout: 7.3 km hike with the dog.

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      DAY 1:


      Stats: Age 50, Wt 160 lbs, Ht 5'-7", Body Fat about 14% (by caliper).


      DINNER: Pork Tenderloin, Asparagus and Ice Cream made in Vita-Mix (1/4 cup cream and 1 cup frozen raspberries).


      Total for day:

      Cals: 1,691

      Fats: 77.1

      Carbs: 90.0

      Prot: 156.1


      Carbohydrates a bit higher than I would like, but the 7+ Km walk may have assisted to offset.

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        DAY 2:


        BREAKFAST: 3 egg omelette with scallions and 14g cheese, 40g Avocado, 42g Chicken sausage - black coffee.

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          DAY 2:


          LUNCH: My primal smoothie.. 140g Fresh Mango, 50g fresh strawberries, 1 Tbsp almond butter, 1/8 cup coconut milk, whey protein powder, 6 ice cubes. Run through the Vita-Mix. (Total: 38g carbs - 50% of my daily allowance).

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            DAY 2:


            DINNER: Primal tacos (lettuce for wraps). 240g grass fed ground beef, 2 Tbsp Salsa, 2 Tbsp guacamole, lettuce leaf. 1 Primal grain-free muffin (made with: almond meal, sesame seeds, flax seeds, eggs, sunflower seeds, dates).


            Totals for Day:

            Cals: 1,801

            Fats: 112.2

            Carbs: 67.8

            Prot: 133.0

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              DAY 3:


              BREAKFAST: 2 fried eggs, 36g nitrate free bacon, 87g Kiwi fruit, 2 slices primal nut bread (no grains, no sweeteners).


              LUNCH: IF


              DINNER: Tomato Basil Soup - Recipe here: http://pureprimal.com/2009/06/08/bas...to-bacon-soup/ , 170g leftover pork tenderloin.


              WORKOUT: P90X Back-Shoulders-Triceps.


              Totals for Day:

              Cals: 1,778

              Fats: 128.3

              Carbs: 48.0

              Prot: 112.9

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                DAY 4:


                BREAKFAST: 3 Egg Omelette with 25g Ham and 8g Gouda cheese. 24g Bacon and 75g fresh strawberries.


                LUNCH: My primal smoothie.. 30g Fresh Mango, 140g fresh blueberries, 1 Tbsp almond butter, 1/8 cup coconut milk, whey protein powder, 6 ice cubes. Run through the Vita-Mix.


                DINNER: Chicken Stir-Fry with fresh carrots, broccoli, peppers and mushrooms - fried in coconut oil. Dash of soy sauce. Primal muffin (no grains or sugar, but 18g of carbs - should have avoided this, but alas, I did not.


                EXCERCISE:

                2.5km walk - short walk with dog - 32 minutes.


                Totals for Day:

                Cals: 1,965

                Fats: 102.5

                Carbs: 107.3

                Prot: 160.9


                PROGRESS:

                Average Carbs over 4 days is now: 78g

                (close to my 75g/ day target)

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                  DAY 5:


                  BREAKFAST: IF


                  LUNCH: 3 Egg Omelette with banana peppers and 10g cheese. Chicken Sausage - 92g


                  DINNER: 30 Lg shrimp with a bit of cocktail sauce, Grass Fed Beef - Rib Eye - 160g. Caesar Salad - minimal dressing and no croutons, 60g mushrooms fried in butter.


                  ALCOHOL: 3 - 5 oz glasses of red wine before and during dinner.


                  Totals for Day:

                  Cals: 1,948

                  Fats: 93.2

                  Carbs: 37.9

                  Prot: 154.3


                  No significant exercise today - did do a far amount of light walking (Like every day - about 3 Km) - didn't much feel up to exerting myself after 3 glasses of wine ! ;-)

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