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Myoplex carb ratio to Meal carb ratio
Hey Guys, Just a quick question, I'm ending week 5 on B.F.L, things are going great, muscle mass is increasing, Fat loss coming along ok. Myoplex Original Ratio's are Protein = 42g, Carb = 19g per serve. My meal ratio's are Pro = 39g, Carb = 30g per serve which are my palm...
4 Mar 2011
Am I eating too much bread per meal?
I read in the book that 2 slices of whole wheat bread is one portion of carbohydrates, however, I want to verify that I am not overeating on carbs and bread. I just made a grilled turkey breast sandwich with avocado, roasted red peppers, fresh jalapeños, grilled onion, and light mayonnaise (ok...
2 Apr 2011
I need some reassurance that I'm doing this right...
In the past I've used calorie trackers (LiveStrong and Spark People) - I realize this diet is not about calorie counting, but about eyeballing portions. I've been using that method during my journey (p.s. I'm 3 weeks in) and also use the Eating For Life book and follow those recipes. Occasionally...
23 Jun 2011
Concerns about whether I am eating too much or not enough
Hello all, I am at the tail end of my 3rd week on my first attempt at BFL (started 7/9/11). I am taking this challenge along with my husband. We are on this great debate on actually how much or how little I should be eating. We have read the BFL book and I have been reading different posts here on...
27 Jul 2011
Snacking and protein
I'm on day two of the challege (not to win the money - just on my own)- I'm not sure I'm getting enough protein. I have the myoplex strength drinks...my question is does this count as a carb and a protein? does anyone have an idea of how many grams of proteins/carbs you should be having...
4 Jan 2012
Portion sizes for vegetable protein?
The book talks about measuring protein portions using the size of your palm. I'm sure that works fine for meats, and maybe for some dairy products. But what about vegetable proteins like tempeh, or tofu, or lentils, etc.? Are there any good rules of thumb for eyeballing portion sizes of those? ...
27 Mar 2012
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