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Does this day of eating sound ok for weightloss?

Answered on August 19, 2014
Created November 28, 2012 at 6:31 PM

So I'm back on the paleo wagon after two weeks of binging (yeah, I'm feeling pretty sad at the moment) and now that my parents literally monitor everything I eat now, the feelings of needing to sneak food continue. Ah well. I'm getting better at it.

So I want to lose weight. I'm 5'3" and 150 pounds. I gained some weight off the binging so i'm guessing that'll disappear pretty quickly. But I kinda need a meal plan, because I'm not really sure what I'm doing is right.

Breakfast: 3 eggs scrambled in 30g of butter and mushrooms. I usually have 2 slices of bacon too but we had none.

Lunch: Today was turkey breast cooked in butter (like half a teaspoon; my mum is scared of fat) with half an avocado and a few nuts. 5-6 strawberries for after.

When I got home from school I had an apple.

Then for dinner, I had 2 tuna steaks, with cabbage and leek saut??ed in a little butter (less than half a teaspoon) courgette in coconut oil (less than a quarter of a teaspoon) and sweet potato mashed with butter.

If I had to guess the calories, I'd say around 1800?

Is this ok for weight loss? What else do I need to do in terms of food? Should I go lower calorie/carb?

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on December 02, 2012
at 12:05 PM

I think they're trying to help, they just have funny ways of showing how they care. :( But thanks for the advice. Unfortunately, I don't have any resources, so I'll have to do it on my own. I'm sure I'll be ok

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on November 29, 2012
at 05:59 AM

This may be a completely inappropriate answer, but I just want to give you a hug, and smack your parents.

You are, what, 10 pounds above the top end of the healthy range for your height? You are probably still growing? And your parents are watching everything you eat? If you were my kid, I'd want you to focus on adjusting to the healthy foods, figure out what gets you sated/satisfied without bingeing, without gaining, and only then worry about tweaks for weight loss.

I think only trial and error will give you the right amount of macros. Less carbs (fruit, sweet potatoes) can make you feel less hungry, but if that's so restrictive that it leads to bingeing, then it won't help.

What resources do you have? Any chance of finding a paleo-friendly doc or nutritionist who could help (and help with your parents)?

66a7ef84ed129bba4ea2dc3aea26f67f

on December 02, 2012
at 12:05 PM

I think they're trying to help, they just have funny ways of showing how they care. :( But thanks for the advice. Unfortunately, I don't have any resources, so I'll have to do it on my own. I'm sure I'll be ok

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on November 29, 2012
at 01:44 AM

Congrats on your binge-free streak! That's awesome! Your meal plan looks good to me, I would try it for a week or two and if your not loosing the weight you would like, then replace the fruits with lower carb vegetables.

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on November 29, 2012
at 03:04 AM

mmm...My suggestion is to try cooking with less butter and try olive or coconut oil instead or to try cooking with less fat alltogether, and either watch your portion sizes and dont' forget to exercise

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on November 28, 2012
at 10:36 PM

Find your TDEE and subtract 500 or so calories from that, and find good a macro combination you can stick to, it doesnt have to be low carb.

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