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    What do I eat
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    beautifulbuffalo posted:
    I desperatly need to lose weight but I don't know what to eat. I'm really picky and very limited on what I eat and of course some not good. I need a list of some foods.
    BB
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    mefirstforever responded:
    We would like to help, but you have to give us more information.
    Do you have access to a farmers market, Do you live in a cold part of the country or warm.
    Maybe you can tell us what you currently eat.
    Apart from the cereal.
    Helene GW 140 CW 194 SW 224
    Every day is a gift do your best, be kind including to yourself and smile.
     
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    abnersmom responded:
    Check Judy's food log on fitday.com. She is in maintenance and eats more calories and fruit than I do while I'm trying to remove the weight, but it is a great place to start.
    Debbie SW 265 CW 185 GW 150 - We may encounter many defeats but we must not be defeated.
    Maya Angelou




     
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    blondie454u responded:
    Welcome aboard. I would suggest eating whole foods. Try to stay away from process foods. Cut out sugars, white pasta, and unhealthy fats.
    Amber CW 135 maintaining, SW 250. Stress is nothing more than a socially acceptable form of a mental illness.
     
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    zozozJen responded:
    Here's a start:


    SUPER FOOD GROCERY LIST
    DAIRY
    [br>
    Almond Milk
    Soy Milk
    Milk fat free
    Cheese fat free
    Hard cheeses
    Egg
    Smart Balance Butter
    [br>
    MEAT
    [br>
    Chicken
    Turkey
    Pork
    Liver
    TVP Products
    [br>
    FISH
    [br>
    Salmon
    Sardines
    Tuna
    [br>
    SEEDS
    [br>
    Sesame seeds
    Pumpkin seeds
    Sunflower seeds
    Pistachios
    Pine nuts
    Chia Seeds
    Flaxseed (ground)
    Flaxseed oil 1 Tsp.
    Wheat Germ
    [br>
    NUTS
    [br>
    Almonds
    Walnuts
    Sesame Seeds
    Pistachio Nuts
    Cashew Nuts
    Pine Nuts
    [br>

    GRAINS
    [br>
    Brown Rice
    Wild Rice
    Quinoa
    Oatmeal
    Whole grain bread
    Whole grain pasta
    Burglar
    [br>
    BEANS
    [br>
    Lentils
    Black or Kidney Beans
    Soybeans
    White Beans, (All Beans)
    Edamame soy beans
    [br>




    VEGETABLES
    [br>
    Onions
    Mushrooms
    Carrots
    Spinach leaves
    Dark greens
    Kale
    Swiss chard
    Collard Greens
    Broccoli
    Brussel Sprouts
    Bok Choy
    Arugula
    Cabbage
    Romaine
    Cucumber
    Tomatoes
    Artichokes
    Green Peas
    Avocado
    White & Sweet Potatoes
    Green/Red Bell Peppers
    Asparagus
    Tomatoes
    Avocados
    Acorn Squash
    Corn
    Tofu
    [br>
    FRUIT
    [br>
    Blueberries
    Cherries
    Grapes
    Strawberries
    Apples
    Bananas
    Peaches
    Oranges
    Cantaloupe
    Papaya
    Goji Berries
    Pineapple
    Mango
    [br>
    BEVERAGES
    [br>
    Green Tea (All Teas)
    Red Wine
    [br>
    DESSSERTS
    [br>
    Dark Chocolate
    Peanut Butter
    [br>
    OTHER
    [br>
    Apple Cider Vinegar
    Extra Virgin Olive Oil
    Canola oil
    [br>



     
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    beautifulbuffalo replied to mefirstforever's response:
    I Live in the Adirondack Mountains. Winter, Spring, Summer, Fall. No Farmers Market. 1/2 hour to town.
     
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    beautifulbuffalo replied to zozozJen's response:
    I'll eat out of this list.

    No Meat except on occassion.
    I only eat cod or haddock for fish.
    Cheese
    Skim Milk
    Eggs
    Sunflower seeds
    Almonds
    White Rice
    Oatmeal
    Carrots
    Broccoli
    Romaine
    Strawberries
    oranges
    cantalope
    Bananna
    Dried Mango

    That's all I can get from this list. but thanks.
    BB
     
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    mefirstforever replied to beautifulbuffalo's response:
    Hi BB,
    Do you like cook?
    Maybe you can use the site I just downloaded.

    You can enter you ingredient that you have in your fridg and you get low calorie recipe suggestions.

    www.totalrecipesearch.com
    Helene GW 140 CW 194 SW 224
    Every day is a gift do your best, be kind including to yourself and smile.
     
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    momislosingit replied to beautifulbuffalo's response:
    take your fish then add as a side the rice and mix in your veggies. I am not a big veggie eater but will eat them when mixed with rice. I also like tacos and manwich because I can sneak in all kinds if veggies there too.
     
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    beautifulbuffalo replied to mefirstforever's response:
    Of course I cook but I cook everything plain. No spices at all. Don't like them. My kids are married and grown and learned how to cook from mom to which everything was whole made. Now just hubby and me.
     
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    beautifulbuffalo replied to momislosingit's response:
    Sounds like your saying if you eat many vegs. your doing just fine.
     
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    zozozJen responded:

    Choose a Healthy Weight

    http://www.extension.iastate.edu/Publications/NCR455.pdf



    Eat for your body not your taste buds keep your heart, lungs, brain etc. in good health. Or as they say, "Eat to Live and not Live to Eat".



    Buy the Protein Counter Book, it tells you Calories, Carbs, Fats and Proteins in over 15,000 foods and some fast foods and chain restaurants

    The Protein Counter, 2nd edition

    By Annette B. Natow, Ph.D., R.D. and Jo-Ann Heslin, M.A., R.D.



    Count every calorie that goes into your mouth. Make yourself a "Food Journal" and log it down daily.



    Break down carbohydrate calories, fat calories and protein calories. Eat the correct amount of each every day. You can find out how on page 10 of The Protein Counter book.



    Face the facts about Portion Control, real portion sizes are small and we've all been duped by the food industry to eat way too much.

    Treat meat as a condiment.

    Think salad is the main meal.



    PORTION SIZES:



    1 starch = 80 calories

    1 fruit = 60 calories

    1 milk = 90 calories

    1 vegetable = 25 calories

    1 Fat = 40 calories





    Also know:



    Fat: 1 gram = 9 calories



    Protein: 1 gram = 4 calories



    Carbohydrates: 1 gram = 4 calories



    Alcohol: 1 gram = 7 calories





    Health Calculators they tell you how many carbohydrates, fats and protein to eat.

    http://www.healthcalculators.org/index.html



    Calorie Calculator to estimate the number of daily calories your body needs.

    http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/calorie-calculator/NU00598





    Check in daily if you can.
     
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    zozozJen replied to zozozJen's response:
    1 Protein = 75 calories
     
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    beautifulbuffalo replied to zozozJen's response:
    Today I ate:

    Life Cereal with skim milk
    1 orange
    crackers
    3 diet soda's
    left over fish small amount
    toast
    Life Cereal with skim milk
    2 cookies

    I'm told I'm not eating enough.
    BB
     
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    jis4judy replied to beautifulbuffalo's response:
    your food choices are not balanced nutritionaly
    you have zero vegies and diet soda is not good for you the only good thing I see in your plan is the orange and the skim milk ...
    Hugs Judy:)
    SW 247 CW 149ish maintaining

    Remember the Gold is not in the prize it's in the Journey
    life may not be the Party we expected but while we are here we may as well dance



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