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Mic Soloist
07-24-2003, 06:50 PM
Meal 1: Oatmeal or 1.5 cups Wheaties or Corn flakes
2 cups skim milk

Meal 2: 1 Tbsp Natty p-nut butter & Sugar free jelly
2 slices white bread

Meal 3: 1 can of Tuna w/ 1 Tbsp low fat mayo and pickle juice

Meal 4: Pre workout shake

Meal 5: Post workout shake
1 slice white bread

Meal 5: 1 Tilapia w/ a little bit of carrots or greens

or

1 Can Tuna w/ mayo and pickle juice
2 pieces toast

Meal 6: Bedtime shake
1 Tbsp Natty p-nut butter and sometimes a gram cracker

Snacks: (sometimes when I am a little hungry)
Cottage Cheese
slices of butterball turkey breast
grilled chicken breast
BIG chocalate donuts and creme cheese(I wish:))

I try to finish the day with about:

1700-1750 Calories 140 Carbs 45g Fat
160-170g Protein



So what do I need to change?


-peace-

SoulOfKoRea
07-24-2003, 07:13 PM
well it looks like you need more food... doesn't seem like 160 grams of protein, white bread<whole wheat bread, more fiber, more omega 3's

Mic Soloist
07-25-2003, 08:58 AM
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technogeeky
07-25-2003, 09:27 AM
I'm new to this, so take my advice with a grain of salt.


Originally posted by Mic Soloist
[b]Meal 1: Oatmeal or 1.5 cups Wheaties or Corn flakes
2 cups skim milk


Looks OK, I guess?



Meal 2: 1 Tbsp Natty p-nut butter & Sugar free jelly
2 slices white bread

... Try getting a reduced calorie / higher fiber bread. I use bread that's 40 cal per slice, 2.5g fiber per slice.



Meal 3: 1 can of Tuna w/ 1 Tbsp low fat mayo and pickle juice


Ok...



Meal 4: Pre workout shake

Meal 5: Post workout shake
1 slice white bread


I'm not sure I like this. Turning workout shakes into meals rubs me the wrong way. I'd SUGGEST making one of those shakes a supplement to a meal.



Meal 5: 1 Tilapia w/ a little bit of carrots or greens

or


1 Can Tuna w/ mayo and pickle juice
2 pieces toast


You have two meal 5's. Might want to work on that :)



Meal 6: Bedtime shake
1 Tbsp Natty p-nut butter and sometimes a gram cracker

Snacks: (sometimes when I am a little hungry)
Cottage Cheese
slices of butterball turkey breast
grilled chicken breast
BIG chocalate donuts and creme cheese(I wish:))




I would SUGGEST reducing the "snack" list in favor of more planned meals. Eat more calroies by plan, and try to even each meal to be about the same calorie wise. Snacks lend to over- or under-eating.



I try to finish the day with about:

1700-1750 Calories 140 Carbs 45g Fat
160-170g Protein


Are you cutting or bulking? If you are cutting, you might be OK here. If you are bulking, eat more. If this is maintnence and you work out, eat more.

You need some EFAs instead of PB and other fats. Other than that, have fun with your food :)

Mic Soloist
07-25-2003, 09:41 AM
I have been steadily gaining weight with this diet without gaining any fat or belly inches... so I think my calories are about right. The thing with the two meal 5's was saying I have one or the other.

I may conisder increasing the calories a little gradually.



-peace-

GhettoSmurf
07-25-2003, 11:18 AM
-drop the white bread. as for bread, i dont think the one that is 40 calories per slice is very good. i believe it is enriched wheat flour, which isnt as good as just "wheat flour". go for WHEAT bread or a multi-grain bread.

-drop the white bread from post-workout, just have whey and extrose/maltodextrine

-for a bedtime snack, i'd drop the gram cracker, and have some cottage cheese.

Khar
07-25-2003, 01:30 PM
Originally posted by technogeeky
You need some EFAs instead of PB and other fats. Other than that, have fun with your food :)

PB has EFAs in it :). Omega 6...

raniali
07-25-2003, 01:54 PM
Originally posted by Mic Soloist
I have been steadily gaining weight with this diet without gaining any fat or belly inches... so I think my calories are about right. The thing with the two meal 5's was saying I have one or the other.

I may conisder increasing the calories a little gradually.


my advice, if it ain't broke, don't fix it.
the most effective diet is one that a) works and b) you can stick to.
personally - i would probably up the fats a bit and cut out some wheat products, but what works for me might not work for you.

Khar
07-25-2003, 06:16 PM
Originally posted by raniali


my advice, if it ain't broke, don't fix it.
the most effective diet is one that a) works and b) you can stick to.
personally - i would probably up the fats a bit and cut out some wheat products, but what works for me might not work for you.

Just curious but why cut out the wheat products? I personally try to get 40grams of fiber/day.

raniali
07-26-2003, 12:11 PM
i think there are better types of carb sources for a variety of reasons .... but food variety is important for obtaining various naturally-occuring vitamins and minerals. fiber is important (that's why i add pysillium husks daily) but i minimize wheat-based products because they make me bloat easily, tend to be more processed and do not satisfy my appetite like rice or yams/potatoes.