I'm new to the BFL program and I've ordered the books; but I'm already trying to read as much as I can so I can start soon ;-)
I was wondering how much fruit you can eat on the program?
a healthy carb is the size of your closed fist. protein is the palm of your hand. I eat a fruit and a protein almost all my meals. Like low fat cottage cheese=protein, chucked pineapples, peaches, cantaloup anything fruit. Hope that helped, I'm sure others do different things.
Fruit is great on BFL and you can eat it every day if you like. Fruit counts as a carb because of the natural sugars found within and as we dont want too much sugar in out diet the best fruit you can get are the berries. I eat a fist full of black berries or rasberries once or twice a day. Tropical fruits however have a lot of sugars and a high GI, things like banana and pineapple. Best to avoid those ones if possible.
I have actually cut most fruit out just because I have a hard time balancing the 40-40-20 (protein-carb-fat) when I eat fruit. I am trying to eat lean meat and veggies for my meals. I still enjoy an apple on occasion with my cottage cheese.
Greetings, When I was on the last three challenges, I ate, chunked pineapple, pears, peaches (in natural juice or splendra), mandarin oranges, canteloupe and apples (au natural ) and of course bananas (smaller ones) to fit the fist sized requirement . They all seemed to help with nutrients and stamina for the day. Hope this helps out!
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