What are some of the best things to eat?

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  1. Quote Originally Posted by DavidCopafeel View Post
    And I certainly need to drink more water, holy crap I need to drink more water.
    How did you get so dehydrated that it became a "holy crap" situation. I hope this doesn't come off as insulting. I just honestly whant to know.


  2. It's not that I'm severely dehydrated, it's more along the lines that I consistently don't drink any water in a day. If I have a bottle of water, it's a holiday.

  3. Ok, so what should be in every meal I have? A checklist of sorts, for me, the skinny ass ectomorph.
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  4. Quote Originally Posted by DavidCopafeel View Post
    I forgot to mention, I'm an ectomorph. Don't know if that changes anything.
    wtf is an ectomorph?

  5. Quote Originally Posted by CodyK7 View Post
    wtf is an ectomorph?
    skinny body type. "Hard gainer".

  6. Quote Originally Posted by DavidCopafeel View Post
    I'm kind of new at this whole health business. I've asked different people about what healthy is, including vegans, and I always get a different answer. I figured you guys would know a thing or two about being healthy. So what are some of the best things to eat? And how much of each? Just to get a general idea of the landscape, you know.
    Good question, now this is a very difficult question because everybody is going to have an opinion on this. I am going to tell you the first thing I tell my clients before they start a wellness program with me. These are the basics.

    For each meal you need to eat each of these macronutrients: Protein, Carbohydrate, and Fat. Without all 3 of these it does not constitute as a meal.

    The best way to get each source:

    Protein: Organic free range animals. Fish, Chicken, Turkey, Deer, Beef - all good sources of protein -- black beans, legumes, pinto beans

    Carbohydrates: The best source is Vegetables - fresh organic -- sweet potatos, yams, Oatmeal, but I would stay away from breads and pastas. (if you can)

    Fats: Good source of fats are: Vegetables - olive and cocunut oil, nuts, and fish.

    You should be supplementing with a GOOD QUALITY multi vitamin, and a heavy metal free Omega 3 source (fish oil)

    1. drink water (half body weight in oz/day)
    2. cut out sweets
    3. stay away from fried, processed, frozen, and packaged meals.
    4. Eat more vegetables, you usually always need more
    5. Have a positive attitude.
    6. Anything that has 0 calories is Artificial and not made to go in your body!!!
    7. Organic fruits vegetables and meats are very good for you
    8. Do a cleanse every 6 months
    9. Just because its "low fat" does not make it healthy
    10. Learn to read labels - hydrogenized, artificial, High fructose corn syrup fructose, many other things = not healthy.

    Hope this helps

  7. Quote Originally Posted by Tone View Post
    Good question, now this is a very difficult question because everybody is going to have an opinion on this. I am going to tell you the first thing I tell my clients before they start a wellness program with me. These are the basics.

    For each meal you need to eat each of these macronutrients: Protein, Carbohydrate, and Fat. Without all 3 of these it does not constitute as a meal.

    The best way to get each source:

    Protein: Organic free range animals. Fish, Chicken, Turkey, Deer, Beef - all good sources of protein -- black beans, legumes, pinto beans

    Carbohydrates: The best source is Vegetables - fresh organic -- sweet potatos, yams, Oatmeal, but I would stay away from breads and pastas. (if you can)

    Fats: Good source of fats are: Vegetables - olive and cocunut oil, nuts, and fish.

    You should be supplementing with a GOOD QUALITY multi vitamin, and a heavy metal free Omega 3 source (fish oil)

    1. drink water (half body weight in oz/day)
    2. cut out sweets
    3. stay away from fried, processed, frozen, and packaged meals.
    4. Eat more vegetables, you usually always need more
    5. Have a positive attitude.
    6. Anything that has 0 calories is Artificial and not made to go in your body!!!
    7. Organic fruits vegetables and meats are very good for you
    8. Do a cleanse every 6 months
    9. Just because its "low fat" does not make it healthy
    10. Learn to read labels - hydrogenized, artificial, High fructose corn syrup fructose, many other things = not healthy.

    Hope this helps
    Great post!! Thanks!

    on #8, when you say "do a cleanse" what does that mean exactly?

  8. Quote Originally Posted by EasyEJL View Post
    i thin best possible single meal would be
    8oz grilled salmon
    1/2 cup raw asparagus
    1/2 cup boiled spinach
    1 cup cooked quinoa
    YES!!!!!!

    although may be too much protein for some in that meal.

    I love me some quinoa with macnut oil!!!

    Buckwheat (cooked in chicken broth instead of water)

    Amaranth (with 1 splenda per seriving)

    those are seriously the only grains i eat, lol. best stuff on earth,

    All veggies!!! cucumber, oinion, garlic zucchini, squash (all kinds), sweet potato, asparagus, string bean, mushroom

    fruits i personally limit to these : bleberry raspberry strawberry, occasional banana , Avacados ( i believe they are a fruit),

    fats macadamia nute, almonds EVOO coconut oil, fishoil, primrose oil,

    for a little bit of taste i mix EVOO and Balsamic vinagette on chiken tste pretty good.

    i hope these sources help

  9. Quote Originally Posted by FilipeBR View Post
    Great post!! Thanks!

    on #8, when you say "do a cleanse" what does that mean exactly?

    There are different types of cleanses, or detox programs that are available. I recommend that you do some type of cleanse once or twice a year. You can cleanse your liver, galbladder, kidneys, blood, digestive system.... etc...

  10. oatbran

  11. no apples Crazy???
    ..they keep the doctor away though hahaha

  12. Now Tone, I have a few questions about your checklist. First of all, why are breads and pastas bad? I didn't even know they were bad at all. Second of all, how much water should I drink in a day? You say half my body weight in ounces. I weigh 160 pounds. So 80 ounces a day or 1280 ounces a day? Also, if you could give me a couple examples of complete meals, that would be great, just to get a mental picture of healthy eating.

    Oh yeah, one more thing. What's a good quality multi vitamin? And which one do I choose?

  13. Buckwheat is actually a fruit technically.
    I never eat anything baked. Baked goods are all high Glycemic Index foods and also have Mallard Reaction byproducts which are bad.
    Use google - can't post links.
  

  
 

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