- 11-09-2006, 12:33 AM
why is this not used more often? its delicious, and appears to be good for you as far as i can see. i got a bag in front of me right now. stats are as follows:
Calories - 70
Fat - 1g
Cholesterol - 20mg
Sodium - 480
Carbs - 5
Protein - 10
There is 3.5 servings in this 3.7 oz bag of teriyaki nuggets. I see that the sodium is pretty high....is this the problem? If so is there anyway to combat a high sodium diet? I hope i can eat this ****, and cuttin will be a piece of cake.
- 11-09-2006, 12:48 AM
only thing is the sodium, I eat it as a snack myself. The one I buy is 350 sodium though.
- 11-09-2006, 01:12 AM
ok if you're bulking, or not worried about diet
NOT your friend if you are cutting, that is for sure
11-09-2006, 01:18 AM
Originally Posted by MakaveliThaDon
why is that? what makes it so bad to cutting? low carbs low fats high protein......isnt that what your looking for?
11-09-2006, 01:27 AM
You hit the nail on the head the sodium level.
So basically a little 3.5 ounce bag and you have your sodium for the whole day.
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11-09-2006, 01:32 AM
hey crowler how about some AI magic and some HEALTHY BEEF JERKY!! I would buy pound after pound!Originally Posted by CROWLER
11-09-2006, 02:26 AM
Originally Posted by getjacked63
Because despite having great macronutrient content as far the big 3 are concerned (carbs,fat,protein) the sodium content can skew your weight/appearance on a cutting cycle.
All that sodium will add a little weight onto you, which could throw you off if you are doing the cutting right and are taking a scale reading every single day and tracking your progress, and can also throw you for a loop when you look in the mirror and see how much water you are holding around the midsection.
11-09-2006, 11:35 AM
my uncle makes homemade jerky and mails it to me all the time... all you need is meat, maranade and a dehydrater. its also a good way bc then you can control your sodium into the jerky as well
11-09-2006, 03:59 PM
i have all this......if i simply dont put a bunch of salt on my homemade jerky will that make it healthy?Originally Posted by jet11
11-10-2006, 09:11 AM
because AI's are unhealthy for you and screw up your lipid panels (aside from aromasin, but they still aren't good to take unless there is a problem .. but why create that problem in the first place?)Originally Posted by getjacked63
11-10-2006, 09:44 AM
haha i was saying AI = Anabolic Innovations.Originally Posted by glenihan
11-10-2006, 12:58 PM
ahh my bad
11-10-2006, 06:05 PM
Yeah I love beef jerky!! But that sodium prevents it from being an everyday snack. I think the salt is a necessary evil though,as it helps cure the meat.
11-10-2006, 06:13 PM
ahh good point. crowler need to create some sort of salt alternative that is healthy and make soem danky beef jerky.Originally Posted by BigVrunga
11-10-2006, 06:14 PM
Once in a while it's not bad. I agree that bulking with it say once a week is a satisfying snack, and even though you bust sodium one day, you make up for it the rest of the week.
11-13-2006, 04:17 PM
You could make your own teriyake flavored jerky just using low sodium teriyake sauce.
11-14-2006, 08:40 PM
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i make my own venison jerky
11-16-2006, 07:18 PM
I love making my own wild pig jerky. If anybody's interested, here's the recipe:
1) Stalk it
2) Chase it
3) Shoot it
4) Reload and repeat steps 2-3 as desired
5) Cut it
6) Dry it
7) Eat it
11-16-2006, 07:57 PM
I would buy it by the ton, but I don't think it's workable. But then I'm not a chemist so who knows.Originally Posted by getjacked63
11-25-2006, 05:28 PM
someone once told me that sodium content won't have much of an effect on health if you drink enough water. Is this true? Sorry if this sounds dumb but I heard it a long time ago and always questioned it.
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I also heard this...any truth to it?Originally Posted by KRuth22
12-01-2006, 08:20 PM
I don't see the HUGE problem with sodium. Unless you have a high blood pressure problem or you're going for a contest, it doesn't seem that bad. Yeah you will gain some water weight, but so what?(Unless you REALLY enjoy looking at and weighing yourself at all times of day). The only other thing I can think of is that it makes you thirsty too. PLEASE correct me if I'm wrong or am missing anything because I would like to know if there is anything else bad about sodium.
12-01-2006, 09:03 PM
This is also my opinion. I think it is more of a problem healthwise for people who have high blood pressure or otherwise bad cardiovascular health. For us younger folk that exercise regularly and watch what we eat already, I don't think it's worth worrying too much about the extra sodium in jerky unless you're eating a bag every day. Salt is yummy.Originally Posted by micjakson
12-06-2006, 02:59 AM
I have some samples coming to my house and I had some sent to Jacob from USP of ----Salmon Jerky --- stay tuned in the Synergy forum
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