I work on an oil rig and have limited options as far as food. They cook all of our meals for us, which usually consists of breaded, fried, cheesy food. I have figured out a system which keeps me as paleo as possible out here:
Breakfast- bacon (sometimes fruit and cottage cheese) Lunch- almonds, jerky, dark chocolate Dinner- lettuce, cucumbers, tomatoes (sometimes a potato half if oven-heated only, sometimes fish & steak)
This has been my daily meal plan for the last seven weeks. It gets quite old, and I am really missing all the beautiful veggies I used to eat. Is there a supplement that I should be taking that would mimic the benefits of veggies? This is a last resort but I want to stay as healthy as possible up here.
I have looked into the most popular options (Amazing Greens, Vibrant Health, etc.) but most contain non-paleo ingredients. Is this something I should consider or just keep eating what I'm eating?
asked byJane_30 (5)
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on August 25, 2013
at 12:59 AM
plug your foods into something like cronometer.com to see if you are missing or short of anything over a period of time.
if you do decide to supplement, you do not need to necessarily supplement every day, once a week may be fine.
Jaminet has tweaked (mainly reduced) his supp recs a bit in his latest book, with more emphasis on 'supplemental foods' & the move to more weekly versus daily supps. more info here http://perfecthealthdiet.com/recommended-supplements/
on August 24, 2013
at 11:59 PM
how much longer are you going to be on the oil rig for? I personally don't think it's necessary to supplement with anything if you are feeling good. powdered greens from a can probably won't deliver the same benefits as fresh greens. I personally think greens are a totally unnecessary food anyways so you aren't missing out on anything with the meal plan you already have.