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crazyskater52
04-30-2006, 11:12 PM
Okay, how do you guys wiegh meat? Do you cut it up like it says in fitday? Or do you weigh it on a scale? And for rice, do you think its healthy to eat, or too fatning, or good for carbs or what?

DumbellDude
04-30-2006, 11:24 PM
i think potatoes are superior to rice but they dont have as much fiber
better is non-processed rice
and no it's not fattening

as for meat i used to weigh it at first, after a couple of weeks i can eyeball the weigh, also if you buy a chunk of 1lb and cut it almost equal pieces that's legit also. you don't have to weigh to the milligram

crazyskater52
04-30-2006, 11:26 PM
What else is good for eating with meat? That may contain protein, is not fatting, and is good? lol

I'll try what you said about buyin a chunk and cutting it.

Also if anyone has any other opionions id like to kno :-)

DumbellDude
04-30-2006, 11:30 PM
i like to eat protein with carbs, so steak with potatoes, chicken with rice
i'd have a bagel or bread with my meal and a salad with olive oil
green beans are good, they have some protein

and MILK...

did I say how much I LOVE milk !!!

crazyskater52
04-30-2006, 11:32 PM
Yeah I had today...for last meal...steak with rice then I had steak with bread O_O I couldn't help it, now I'm ashamed lol...yes milk very yummmy lol...thanks for the help :-)

DumbellDude
04-30-2006, 11:44 PM
you're welcome... nothing to be ashamed off... it's soooooo much fun when you eat...

TechMetalMan
04-30-2006, 11:53 PM
With rice I would stick with brown rice.

Potatoes are good.

And for change try some whole wheat pastas.

As for a vegetable- try etamame - it is a little pea like plant (comes in a pod) that you can buy frozen a lot. Packed with soy protein and tastes good with some salt/pepper. Lima beans, kidney beans, basically any sort of bean will have a good amount of protein in it.

DumbellDude
05-01-2006, 12:02 AM
yes, definately brown rice. also if you like yams, these should be good for you

TechMetalMan
05-01-2006, 09:14 AM
Ah yes, yams/sweet potatoes are great!