Threw everything out last week. Boy do I sort of regret it, because now: I only have the following in my apartment:
Chicken breast ( no skin)
I will not be able to purchase food until my next paycheck, which is 2-3 weeks away. I realize that protein is the most important thing, and then vitamins. But will I be alright with no fats whatsoever? I mean, is the above diet good enough to last me 3 weeks? Are there fats in the salmon/cod that will be more than enough for me? Do I even NEED fat from other sources if I can get it from these fishes?
edit: I am George Foreman grilling all of these. So will that affect the fat levels?
asked bySweetestfriend (5)
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on October 09, 2011
at 12:35 AM
Are you serious? You threw out all your food without realizing you had no money to eat afterward? What in the world do they teach kids in school these days! You may have bigger problems than just your diet, or this was diet induced and you will be getting better soon. Either way good luck!
on October 08, 2011
at 06:43 PM
If you can buy butter. A little goes a long way.
on October 09, 2011
at 11:49 AM
I'd echo the comments already made about needing more fats (especially) and veges - protein has it's place, but I'd rate fat just as highly. Incidentally, you haven't specified what size portions you'll be having, as that will have an effect on how much fat you'll be getting into your diet.
Also, my understanding of the grills you're referring to is that they allow fats and liquids to drain from whatever you're cooking. Firestorm's reply above has a good suggestion (baking your fish, and using the broth). Personally, I prefer using a frypan as it's great for reducing the cooking liquid afterwards, to serve over the meat.
Protein by itself doesn't a healthy diet make, and vitamins aren't necessary if you eat enough (and a variety of) fresh foods. Meat (mostly the traditional beef/pork/chicken, but also some beef heart and liver), fat (usually just from beef), eggs, coconut cream and some fresh veges are usually the minimum in my cupboards (plus home-made bone broth).