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Goin_Big
07-20-2002, 10:58 PM
Ok, I was just thinking that I could follow a low carb diet if I stopped buying eca and scrounged around for money, but the following would be the diet.

4 cans of tuna in oil.
8 cups of skim milk.
one peanut butter sandwich.

Now, let's say theoretically, if someone had the will power to eat this way every day while taking an a-z vitamin supplement, would they experience any health problems?

The diet would have me basically getting approx. 190-200 protein, around 90 fat, and 100 g carbs, it's right around there, I figured it earlier. It would be around 2k cals a day.

I just wanna know if it would be dangerous or anything.

gopher
07-20-2002, 11:39 PM
would give you 120 gr of carbs and all of it sugar. Very bad idea for a low carb approach. The PB samich is also not a good idea. Natural PB is good for a low carb diet, bread is NOT. On a low carb diet you should be getting your carbs mainly from green leafy veggies and maybe a small serving of low GI fruit. I would have to give your plan a big thumbs down.

Goin_Big
07-20-2002, 11:45 PM
yer a lil off on the carbs, it would be 100 or a lil under and that is what I wanted to do. I might just end up havin to do a 40/30/30.

gopher
07-20-2002, 11:54 PM
I was thinking of a 10 oz serving of skim having 15 gr. I just used 10 oz in my post workout shake and had 15 on the brain. I do still think that 8 cups of skim is a bad idea for a low carb diet.
If you are trying to get ripped I have found that a diet of 55% protein, 30% fat and 15% carbs with 2 carb up meals per week works very well. Grilled chicken breasts with a salad with vinegar and oil are a main stay when I eat like this. I also eat a lot of egg white and lean sirloin omelets and tons of tuna on this diet.

Goin_Big
07-20-2002, 11:56 PM
ah, there's where we're havin a problem, I'm not worried about getting ripped, I just wanna get solid.

heathj
07-21-2002, 02:18 AM
Doesn't 1 cup of milk have 12g sugar? That would be a hefty amount of sugar per day.

Behemoth
07-21-2002, 01:38 PM
All the milk I've ever got is 13g per cup.
13x8=104.

Plus your going to get extreamly hungry with that little solid food. I suppose it could work though.

Goin_Big
07-21-2002, 01:46 PM
I didn't say I was gonna do it, I was just curious.

If anything I'll prolly just eat tuna to add protein into my diet without adding carbs.

gregnb
07-21-2002, 03:39 PM
What's the calorie total on that? Is the fat higher than the protein?

Bam Bam
07-21-2002, 03:49 PM
hmm i drink a gallon a day or every other while cutting granted i am not doing a contest or anything but i have abs so i dont see why you couldnt do this

heathj
07-21-2002, 04:12 PM
You also train for fighting, no? So I'd say you do a lot of cardio..?