My macro ratios are somewhere near 35/35/30, carbs/fat/protein. I typically eat meat once a day, a few eggs a day, a salad, veggies cooked in fat, Greek yogurt, a couple Peices of fruit, and some nuts/seeds. I usually eat some rice or a sweet potato or something with dinner also.
I have noticed that my body craves fats from meat (especially beef), eggs, butter, and full fat dairy. I also handle cooking veggies in coconut oil well. When I do this, I'll cook a stalk of broccoli in a tablespoon of oil and then mix a few eggs in. If I try to add fat to other things though, like even a tsp of oil in my coffee or any sort of condensed fat in my smoothies or anything, I can't drink it. I get incredibly neuseated and am repulsed by the food. It's almost like my body craves naturally occurring fat but I can't stomach added fats. Any one else experience this? It's not a huge problem but adding some calories when I'm in a hurry would be usefull.
asked byBritt_1 (1974)
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on December 19, 2012
at 04:38 PM
I can't eat fat on its own. I need to eat it with something. Is that the opposite to you?
I love to cook mushrooms in butter, add eggs and have an omelette. Mushrooms are like a sponge.
I also have an absolute limit on how much fat I can eat and if I try to eat more then I feel nauseous almost instantly. Which is great as it's my body telling me to stop. I don't count macros, calories, anything, so it's great that my body knows.
I do find that a bowl of berries and double cream provides me with enough energy for hours. I couldn't possibly eat it without the berries.
hope this helps
on January 16, 2013
at 07:12 PM
Fat goes down easiest with protein, carbs, or both. This is why cheesecake is a particularly nefarious concoction. Too much fat by itself does cause nausea, though I have also found out that I have an allergy to coconut oil, which can cause nausea even at reasonable doses.