my current weight and height: 70kg / 193cm
my nutrition issues: lack of variety; lack of energy sources
My meals pretty much consist of:
eggs/meat + butter/coconut oil/olive oil + vegetables
vegetable salad + avocado/olive oil
berries/bananas + coconut oil/cocoa butter
With this I cant seem to get enough variety and also am finding it hard to make calorie dense meals without repeating myself too much.
I tried to get some additional fuel from nuts and seeds but if I eat a lot of them it messes up my digestion.
I also cannot tolerate sweet potatoes. They make me very gassy. I tried other avilable starches like white potatoes and rice. If I eat them after workout they are sometimes fine, sometimes they are not, I am still testing them.
Can you give me any other tips to increase my variety and healthfull energy sources?
Can something be wrong with my digestion or my metabolism?
I appreciate any suggestions.
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on March 11, 2014
at 05:50 PM
Isn't rice starch? I'm in a similar position, could do with putting a lil bit o weight on, just a lil bit of muscle. I've found when it comes to starches I seem to handle butternut squash quite well, better than underground starches like potatoes. Rice is a bit meh, if i'm gonna eat starch at all it's gonna be tasty. The squash is good!
At the mo i live off salad, olive oil, butter, fish, egg yolks, cheese, meat, nuts & don't seem to bore of it much, when I do eat some butternut squash admittedly I LOVE its taste & texture but I don't think that means it's good for me. I wouldn't call it junk food, but it's certainly a treat.
on March 10, 2014
at 11:32 PM
Avocados or guacamole (also good blended into fruit smoothies), white rice with lots of butter (great with nutritional yeast mixed in), raw honey (eaten or stirred into a beverage, or stirred into white rice with butter).