I track my meals on PaleoTrack, but I would like some input. I feel great with my food choices, but are there any red flags or something obvious and important that I'm missing. I'd like to lose 20lbs or so, but I'd rather focus on the nutrition first.
I'm 32, 5'5", broad shoulders (my saddlebags balance them out) and large bone structure with a 28.5" waist and weigh 145 lbs. I add and tone muscle easily (what you can see under the excess baggage). I run twice a week for 30 min., do easy A.M. yoga, and train on a TRX 3 times a week.
My Weekly food choices are shredded cabbage mix, organic baby greens, avocado 3/wk, artichokes, asparagus, purple onions (cooked, raw triggers migraines), cucumbers, organic strawberries (3-5 a day currently), occasional banana, local grass fed beef 3x/wk (ground, liver 1/mo, cuts), roast chicken 1x/wk (antibiotic free until my local guys are at the tailgate market), lean pork 1x/wk, wild caught ahi tuna 2-3x/wk, salmon 2-3x/wk, eggs, uncured bacon 1x/wk, Kerrygold butter, Ghee, coconut oil, olive oil (drizzling), coconut milk for treats 1 can/wk and raw honey 1tsp/day. Home Roasted Bulletproof coffee 2-3x daily and lots of water. No alcohol. I sometimes roll rice-less sushi with Nori about 2-3x/wk. I eat 10oz of 99-100% baking chocolate per week in coffee or on strawberries.
My macros are usually 60% Fat/ 30% Protein/ 10% Carbs give or take 1-2% on each. I eat between 1200-2000 calories a day. My omega 6-3 ratio changes, but has only been flagged on paleo track once. I try to keep it 1-5:1 sometimes it happens, sometimes not. I'm not gonna get medieval on it unless I need to.
asked byMolly_5 (1159)
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on March 30, 2012
at 05:15 PM
How do you feel based on these food choices? How's your energy?
Maybe some pastured eggs, some organ meants, or starch if you tolerate it? But really, it looks like you're doing just fine.
on March 30, 2012
at 11:25 PM
This diet looks great to me. I would advise you to stay on the high side of that calorie range; the minimum BMR for men is around 1500 calories/day, and coming in below this can actually slow weight loss. If you want to get exact, there are plenty of calculators out there.