are baked beans bad for a lean bulk
- 07-20-2010, 01:44 AM
- 07-20-2010, 02:04 AM
Try black beans instead. Less sugar, more protein and fiber, and higher in antioxidants. I love baked beans too but it's not like black beans are disgusting by any means. Throw some tabasco and onions and chicken in there, I could eat that almost every day.
- 07-20-2010, 02:39 AM
same here minus the tabasco, not a sauce fan but sure ill go find a good brand of black beans and switch it up
07-20-2010, 02:40 AM
They're not bad, but often the sauce they come in is loaded with additional sugar. I'd say keep it to a minimum and don't use it as a main source of protein by any stretch.
07-20-2010, 02:45 AM
i didnt even look at the protein or any nutrition facts on the cans i just love that stuff another thing i have to say i love to eat man some nights i cant sleep ill go fix me a tall glass of milk with 2 or 3 scoops of ice cream break up some oreos in that mug add a little cereal and bammm
07-20-2010, 07:44 AM
07-20-2010, 05:36 PM
im not eating the beans for a source of protein i just like eating beans, my question was if it would effect my process ?
07-20-2010, 05:50 PM
I'm sure they will help you gain weight...but a larger percentage will probably be fat. I wouldn't worry about it though. If anything just do 1/2 & 1/2. Put a can of baked beans in a bowl with a can of black beans and presto. You have the best of both worlds!!!!
07-20-2010, 05:53 PM
They're medium glycemic. And the GL isn't terrible as long as you watch the portion size. But I would only eat them at specific times of the day.
07-20-2010, 08:46 PM
Black beans are much better. Especially than the ones coated in the sugary syrup. I try to keep my carbs to sweet potatoes, wheat breads, and brown rice while on a lean bulk.
07-21-2010, 02:38 AM
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07-21-2010, 09:13 AM
red kidney beans i think i have a ton of that stuff in the cabinet from a can drive i never attended. hmmmmm
how about that stocking up for my log without even realizing it, hey hey
07-21-2010, 09:22 AM
07-21-2010, 10:30 AM
07-21-2010, 12:22 PM
Baked beans are just Navy or Great Northern Beans with 10 lbs of bacon and brown sugar? I vote buy a bag of dried navy beans and put them in everything you eat. 1/2 cup ground turkey 1 cup of navy beans and a tablespoon of BBQ sauce wins the game. (For me anyhow)
07-21-2010, 08:19 PM
yeah i am eating a good bit, maybe 4 to 5 big meals a day, thats without lieng about my meal plan and what not, but im not gaining weight so easily anymore, wich is fine because im about to run a log on a fat burning sup so i need to chill with my food intake
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