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    Monthly Macronutrient Breakdown

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    So I have been tracking my Macronutrient data daily and recently (November) I started also logging my caloric expenditure.

    Basically, I would log everything I ate into myfitnesspal.com and record the total calories, fats, proteins, carbs. I would also wear a fitbit one pedometer and record how many steps and calories burned for the same day. In minus out is deficit. For my added primal bonus I also tracked sleep and sleep efficiency. (When worn to bed, the fitbit tells you how many times you wake up during the night and how "Efficient" is your sleep.

    Anyway, I haven't posted this since August and wanted to get a few months up to see if anybody would comment on the data.

    Here was my August data post:

    http://www.marksdailyapple.com/forum/thread65519.html

    Data for September:
    2012-09-Macro Data.jpg

    Data for October will not be shared as it was not a primal month. (I got married, went on a honeymoon, and hosted international visitors during the month.) Anyway, moving on...

    Data for November:
    2012-11-Macro data.jpg

    As you can see where I started tracking the fitbit data, my next goal is to start making some improvements to my sleep and carb intake.

    I am also thinking that a goal to be over 10,000 steps per day would be good for improving my overall need to move more slowly.

    Looking forward to the comments
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    December is starting to go a lot better than November and October. I have found some motivation to get at eating low carb.

    I've also started taking vitamins, thinking that might help. I posted this in another forum, but I didn't see any replies, so I figured I'd put something here also...


    Mondays:
    - Super Pack (MultiVitamin pack -from Beverly International)
    Tuesday through Sunday:
    - Fit Tab (MultiVitamin -from Beverly International)
    - GNC Triple Strength Fish Oil + Vitamin D3, Softgels
    Everyday:
    - IGF-2 by Applied Nutriceuticals (Before Bed)
    - L-Carnitine Plus Raspberry Ketones by Top Secret Nutrition (Twice daily)
    Occasionally:
    - protein shake post workout: Gold Standard 100% Whey by Optimum Nutrition.
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    Just a quick update:

    6/30: 225lbs (Waist 46.25")
    7/30: 212lbs (Waist 44.0")
    8/31: 204lbs (Waist 42.5")
    12/21: 199lbs (Waist 41.5")
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    Quote Originally Posted by ryanmercer View Post
    I smell an engineer ;P
    Very guilty. I don't even need to ask what are the clues...
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    Quote Originally Posted by bluechip View Post
    Very guilty. I don't even need to ask what are the clues...
    heh
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    Great job! Looks like your really working to dial things in.

    Personally, I ditched the fish oil a couple years ago. I shoot to eat about 1lb or more of seafood/week instead....usually sardines and salmon with plenty of bivalves.

    Right now I only supplement D3 and magnesium. The magnesium probably isn't even needed and I haven't noticed any effect, but oh well.

    You doing some bone broth? Winters a good time of year to add it in if not.

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    Lol engineer too and the first thing my wife said was they spread sheet looks like something I do.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Neckhammer View Post
    Great job! Looks like your really working to dial things in.

    Personally, I ditched the fish oil a couple years ago. I shoot to eat about 1lb or more of seafood/week instead....usually sardines and salmon with plenty of bivalves.

    Right now I only supplement D3 and magnesium. The magnesium probably isn't even needed and I haven't noticed any effect, but oh well.

    You doing some bone broth? Winters a good time of year to add it in if not.
    I've been debating the fish oil. I started taking it prior to going primal due to my HDL numbers, and now I eat more fish so I debate if it's needed. My numbers have gotten a lot better, so I'm not sure. What are you taking for D3? I think if I drop the fishoil I need to find a different supplement for D3.

    I am not currently doing bone broth. What is it? (Meaning what's in it) How do you prepare it?
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    Quote Originally Posted by CSPartan View Post
    Lol engineer too and the first thing my wife said was they spread sheet looks like something I do.
    If you noticed every month I add to the data that is collected. I wrote a macro to pull the data automatically from the tracking sites (Myfitnesspal.com and fitbit.com)

    Long live the nerds!
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