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Big Punn
08-23-2003, 11:24 PM
I need a cutting diet..
And I need a lot of help from you guys.

Ok, so i'm not all that knowledgable on the calorie, cholesterol, and all that stuff and how many I should be using each day, each week. I just pick foods that are healthy for me and eat them. I work out pretty much every day and things seem to be working.

Kyle Hauser
18 yrs old
Minnesota
145 lbs
5'10"

What I am eating:
Banana's - 3-4 a day
Sandwiches - 2 a day on wheat. Usually Turkey or Peanut butter & Jelly
Chicken, Ham, Steak
Fruit with every meal usually
Strictly Milk and Water

- That is about all I have been eating. I would like to know what other foods would be ok to eat that I can enjoy. And I also have a couple of questions about certain foods.

- Frozen Waffles
- Chips of any kind
- Cooked noodles w/ hamburger .. like a hotdish or. "casarole"
- Hamburger/Cheeseburger
Where do these foods fall into place in terms of dieting?

Also, if you know of any good articles which would state some of the foods one should be eating, that would be great too! Thanks a lot for reading and taking your time on my post. Ask questions and add comments, it would be much appreciated. Thanks again!

-Kyle

bradley
08-24-2003, 05:10 AM
Originally posted by Big Punn
I need a cutting diet..
Ok, so i'm not all that knowledgable on the calorie, cholesterol, and all that stuff and how many I should be using each day, each week. I just pick foods that are healthy for me and eat them. I work out pretty much every day and things seem to be working.

Kyle Hauser
18 yrs old
Minnesota
145 lbs
5'10"

What I am eating:
Banana's - 3-4 a day
Sandwiches - 2 a day on wheat. Usually Turkey or Peanut butter & Jelly
Chicken, Ham, Steak
Fruit with every meal usually
Strictly Milk and Water

- That is about all I have been eating. I would like to know what other foods would be ok to eat that I can enjoy. And I also have a couple of questions about certain foods.

This might help you get your diet plan you diet, and then you can post your complete diet once you get it worked out.:) Don't forget to post the times and what foods you are eating at each meal. Also include the amounts.

Although at 5'10 145lbs. you can't have too much fat to lose. Do you know your approximate bf%?

http://www.wannabebigforums.com/showthread.php?s=&threadid=26368&highlight=grocery+list

Here are some general dieting guidelines that might be of some help:
1) 1 gram of protein per lb. of bodyweight

2) 25-30% of daily calories should come from fat (Essential fatty
acids making up most of this total)

3) Fill in the rest of daily calories with low glycemic index carbs, except postworkout which would ideally include high glycemic index carbs along with a quick digesting protein (whey protein).

4) Drink plenty of water throughout the day, and one gallon would be good starting point.

Listed below are some good sources of each macronutrient. This is just a small list and is by no means all inclusive.

protein sources: eggs, chicken, lean beef, dairy, fish

low GI carbs: oats, sweet potatoes, beans, whole wheat bread, vegetables, fruit

fats: nuts, natural peanut butter, oily fish (such as salmon), fish oil, flax oil, olive oil

To find out how many cals you should be eating each day I would slowly decrease cals in small increments until you are losing the desired amount of weight each week (approximately 1lb per week is a good number IMO). You can use www.fitday.com to help you track calories if you like. Here is an example of what I mean. Say you are eating 3000 cals and maintaining your weight then you would need to decrease cals by a small amount (about 200-300). That would put you at 2700 cals for the week. Keep cals at this level for the week and then weigh yourself at the end of the week and see how much weight you have lost. I woud weigh myself at the same time each week to try and ensure the most accurate measurement.

As far as routines go you might want to check out one of the WBB routines on the main page. The following site has a list of exercise illustrations that might be helpful as well www.exrx.net

There is a lot of information in previous threads as well. Run some searches and you will find a lot of answers to your questions.




- Frozen Waffles
- Chips of any kind
- Cooked noodles w/ hamburger .. like a hotdish or. "casarole"
- Hamburger/Cheeseburger
Where do these foods fall into place in terms of dieting?


I would put these types of foods into the "eat sparingly" column, since they are not the most nutritious foods out there. When trying to lose bf you have to be more careful about food choices, because you don't really have that many calories to play with.

You could certainly eat some of these foods every now and then, but make sure and count the calorie content of the food towards your daily calorie intake.