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jdelaware
04-12-2001, 05:02 PM
im following a high pro/ low carb/ high fat diet would just like to see what's your take on it. suggestions would be nice.

2139 total cal

239 pro

85g fat

75 carbs

Joe Black
04-12-2001, 05:08 PM
well, what are your stats, goals and results at the moment ?

jdelaware
04-12-2001, 05:27 PM
my stats are:

5'10

195pnds

bf% 16

goal is to drop as much bf as possible with minimal muscle loss.

syntekz
04-12-2001, 06:00 PM
I'm curious as to what kind of things your eating to get only 75 carbs a day. it doesn't seem right to me to be able to get so much protein and calories and so little carbs.

jdelaware
04-12-2001, 06:08 PM
its possible. ive been getting great results with this diet but i stalled last week so for this week i dropped 25g of carbs n upped my fat by 25 just waiting for fri to see if it worked.

Budiak
04-12-2001, 08:12 PM
Hey bro, I'm assuming that you only count non-fiber carbs. The greatest product known to low-carb man is the whole wheat tortillas by La Tortilla Factory. 3 grams of effective carbs, 9 grams of fiber. They are incredible.

Anyways, I was never able to get that much protein in my diet, I couldn't eat enough!

jdelaware
04-12-2001, 08:17 PM
actually i dont count veggies as carbs. i eat as much as i want. my main carb source is oats

syntekz
04-12-2001, 09:17 PM
Veggies and Fruits are a huge source of carbs. That is my source of carbs in my diet besides oatmeal. Even one single banana has around 30 grams of carbs in it.

MWB
04-13-2001, 07:16 AM
Well he said he doesn't count veggies as carbs, and that makes sense to me. 1/2 cup of brocolli only has 1 active carb.

Yaz
04-13-2001, 12:04 PM
You don't count the carbs in your vegetables?
Even corn, which has 17 per serving? :p

Franco
04-13-2001, 12:29 PM
I don't count the carbs in broccoli or cauliflower either, anyway isn't corn quite high on the GI

The_Chicken_Daddy
04-13-2001, 01:15 PM
You wanna get the green veg down like cauliflower, brocolli, sprouts etc...these are highly fibrous, have vits and minerals and are good for the digestive tract. They have very little in the way of carbs.

Corn is not green veg.

Anthony
04-13-2001, 01:31 PM
"You wanna get the green veg down like cauliflower, brocolli, sprouts etc"

Since when is cauliflower green?

The_Chicken_Daddy
04-14-2001, 07:26 AM
you know what i mean......

Actually, the leaves of the cauliflower are green.

the doc
04-14-2001, 10:25 AM
veges w/ no effective carbs- (ie they have some but are so difficult to digest one recieves no net carb intake)

asparagus
broccoli
cabbage
celery
lettuce
mushrooms
onions
radiccio
radishes and
spinach

Any other veges should be counted as their carbs are more accessable in the digestive process

the doc
04-14-2001, 10:27 AM
also, i would add a little more fat as your cals seem a little low.