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Forum: Diets
08-13-2010, 12:54 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 14,071
Posted By pbright120

That is one of your arguments for a low protein...

That is one of your arguments for a low protein diet? You really think that adults have the same nutritional needs as new born babies???
Forum: Diets
07-31-2010, 02:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,565
Posted By pbright120

Some adviceÖ Don't be afraid of the saturated...

Some adviceÖ
Don't be afraid of the saturated fat. Contrary to what you have read it is not bad for you. Just try for eggs and meat from local farms if possible.

Listen to your body. If you are...
Forum: Food talk
07-27-2010, 12:44 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 32,965
Posted By pbright120

Zorba - that looks awesome. Will try this week....

Zorba - that looks awesome. Will try this week. Made some seed pizza crusts but never thought of cauliflower...thanks for the tip!
Forum: Diets
07-16-2010, 02:37 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,415
Posted By pbright120

heytred - yes it is best to limit the amount of...

heytred - yes it is best to limit the amount of simple carbs in the diet. What you eat is more important than counting calories (especially at your weight).

Can you skip the simple carbs in your...
Forum: Food talk
07-06-2010, 11:21 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 7,818
Posted By pbright120

Didn't think that was possible...

Didn't think that was possible...
Forum: Diets
07-04-2010, 05:25 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 12,137
Posted By pbright120

For anyone curious about what Coey is saying, I...

For anyone curious about what Coey is saying, I highly recommend reading The Vegetarian Myth by Lierre Keith. Actually I recommend it to anyone that wants to get knowledgeable on agriculture and its...
Forum: Diets
07-03-2010, 12:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,293
Posted By pbright120

You seem real low on fat. The right fats are your...

You seem real low on fat. The right fats are your friend and should not be avoided. Since it sounds like you are not into the animal fats, I recommend coconut milk. I put it in my coffee as well as...
04-18-2010, 05:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,942
Posted By pbright120

Thea - It sounds like you were pretty successful...

Thea - It sounds like you were pretty successful initially. What did your diet look like then? It looks like now you have very little fat and not a great deal of calories. I would cut back on the...
Forum: Food talk
04-15-2010, 11:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,505
Posted By pbright120

Hard boiled eggs are a great snack. and...

Hard boiled eggs are a great snack. and bacon...and meat in general. Munching on a wedge of homemade (not my home) salami as I type this... Like avocados as well.

Salads are great (takes a lot...
Forum: Food talk
04-13-2010, 03:54 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 17,190
Posted By pbright120

I never eat before working out. Don't like the...

I never eat before working out. Don't like the idea of giving my body energy to burn off when my body is full of more efficient energy sources. After workouts, eggs, bacon or leftovers from night...
Forum: Diets
04-03-2010, 08:08 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 46,806
Posted By pbright120

I was doing paleo and crossfit and moved a bit...

I was doing paleo and crossfit and moved a bit more towards primal blueprint. Very similar, but for me I wanted something a bit less programmed and to be honest less cultish than crossfit.

I...
Forum: Diets
03-26-2010, 01:46 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 46,806
Posted By pbright120

My basic philosophy is whatever the mainstream...

My basic philosophy is whatever the mainstream says is the right way to do things, do the opposite and you will be fine. I donít count calories, as I donít believe all calories are created equal.
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Forum: Diets
03-25-2010, 02:26 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 46,806
Posted By pbright120

I was in a similar situation as you. I am 6' and...

I was in a similar situation as you. I am 6' and at heaviest was ~230. Now down to about 190 but have added a lot of muscle and waist size is pretty much where I need it to be. So take my opinion for...
Forum: Diets
03-25-2010, 02:26 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 46,806
Posted By pbright120

Is there a reason why you want 50% of your...

Is there a reason why you want 50% of your calories from protein? That is pretty high. The ratio is usually carbs/protein/fat so you may be referring to the carb portion and not protein.
03-13-2010, 10:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,025
Posted By pbright120

Sounds good. If you can get in 2-3 good workouts...

Sounds good. If you can get in 2-3 good workouts per week you are doing great. Good does not mean long. I have had 10 minute workouts that have been tough. Good luck!
03-13-2010, 04:51 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,025
Posted By pbright120

Hey Lysady, Sounds like you pretty new to...

Hey Lysady,

Sounds like you pretty new to lifting so start slow. This is a long journey and not a quick fix. The first thing I would recommend is to learn the proper way to lift. It sounds like...
Forum: Food talk
02-20-2010, 10:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 21,940
Posted By pbright120

Serring - can you post some more info? current...

Serring - can you post some more info? current height/weight/activity level? You want to up both the protein levels as well as fat - you seem really low on calories. That low amount of carbs without...
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