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« Reply #100 on: September 10, 2006, 08:41:27 PM »















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« Reply #101 on: September 12, 2006, 01:38:15 PM »

The Tortilla Factory low fat whole wheat tortillas pictured above are a great product.  I have 2 per day (each with a can of tuna and jalapeno sauce- or sometimes with salmon and egg whites with make a great breakfast burrito)
Two tortillas provide 160 calories, 6g of fat, 16g protein, 38g carbs, 28g fiber.  The fiber in particular is valuable, as there are very few other products which provide that amount.  The taste is not that of a regular white flour tortilla but that's OK given the benefit you're getting.   
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« Reply #102 on: September 19, 2006, 07:20:56 PM »

half of that stuff is.....


f'n - yuck!


Princess L.....you don't eat that crap do you?
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« Reply #103 on: September 20, 2006, 09:19:14 PM »

half of that stuff is.....


f'n - yuck!


Princess L.....you don't eat that crap do you?

They're all staples in my kitchen  Tongue
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« Reply #104 on: October 19, 2006, 03:31:41 PM »

Based on recent experience, which I have posted elsewhere, orange roughy should be added to the list.
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« Reply #105 on: October 31, 2006, 03:15:58 AM »

Distilled water?

Maybe im wrong but i always thought that distilled water will detract a whole lot of minerals from your body, which will break down your bone structure...

I dont know this for sure but i dont see what's wron with normal tap water.

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Yes, that is true, however lots of people tend to "forget" this info! It is used on a pre-contest basis, in order to promote dehydration. Not the best choice, for sure.
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« Reply #106 on: November 13, 2006, 03:09:48 PM »

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Princess, question on the LaTortilla tortillas which I use and consume 2X per day-

The nutrition labels says only 80 calories, with 3g of fat, 8g of protein and 19g of carbs.  However, 19g of carbs is worth 76 calories, 3g of fat is worth 27 cals and 8g of protein is worth 32cals for a grand total of 135 cals.

Is my math off, am I missing something or is the nutritional information definitely off?  Any insights would be appreciated.
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« Reply #107 on: November 14, 2006, 07:48:15 AM »

ITS ALL FIBER
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« Reply #108 on: November 14, 2006, 11:12:59 PM »

Princess, question on the LaTortilla tortillas which I use and consume 2X per day-

The nutrition labels says only 80 calories, with 3g of fat, 8g of protein and 19g of carbs.  However, 19g of carbs is worth 76 calories, 3g of fat is worth 27 cals and 8g of protein is worth 32cals for a grand total of 135 cals.

Is my math off, am I missing something or is the nutritional information definitely off?  Any insights would be appreciated.

ITS ALL FIBER

Yah, they're counting 4 calories per fiber gram.  There is a lot of inconsistency in labeling among different food products and companies.  Some food items may include the dietary fiber in the calculation of total calories, others don't.  No wonder Americans are confused  Roll Eyes
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« Reply #109 on: November 15, 2006, 09:14:33 AM »


Yah, they're counting 4 calories per fiber gram.  There is a lot of inconsistency in labeling among different food products and companies.  Some food items may include the dietary fiber in the calculation of total calories, others don't.  No wonder Americans are confused  Roll Eyes


Thanks for the insight.
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« Reply #110 on: November 21, 2006, 04:52:22 PM »

Don't laugh (just yet, anyways) but has anyone considered caviar?

-Protein (25 g per 100 g)

-Fat (17g per 100 g)

-Cholesterol (440mg per 100g)

-Sugar (4 g per 100g)

-Sodium (1700 mg per 100 g)

-Potassium (164 mg per 100 g)

-Phosphorus (330 mg per 100 g)

-Calcium (51 mg per 100 g)

 Vitamins such as D, A, C, and B complexes 

 

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« Reply #111 on: November 23, 2006, 05:58:20 PM »

Don't forget the Australians on this site Kangaroo is tops for wild game meat, Near zero fat , 55gms protein and tastes great.
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« Reply #112 on: November 23, 2006, 05:59:43 PM »

is kangaroo sold in america?
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« Reply #113 on: December 15, 2006, 06:43:50 AM »

Trader Joes salmon patties... Mmmmmmmmmmm. 
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« Reply #114 on: January 03, 2007, 04:39:39 PM »

I use this as my tuna taste disguiser, which is therefore a valuable bodybuilding food to me.


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« Reply #115 on: January 04, 2007, 09:29:50 AM »

tilapia and salmon is life. the rest is just details. - i lean out the best with those 2 fishes..


Me too but with tuna "ahi" and trout.
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« Reply #116 on: January 04, 2007, 09:34:13 AM »


Me too but with tuna "ahi" and trout.

Orange roughy is delicous, but pollock is my every day dinner fish for leaning out purposes due to its price.
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« Reply #117 on: January 10, 2007, 10:11:32 AM »

Black beans.  S&R cans them in a Carribean Recipe, which is tasty, particularly with some tobasco added

CALS: 315
FAT: 0g
PROTEIN: 21g
CARBS: 63g
FIBERl 24.5g


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« Reply #118 on: January 10, 2007, 01:56:58 PM »

fark , thats a pretty complete meal , wonder how theyd go down with my IBS......
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« Reply #119 on: January 28, 2007, 05:17:34 PM »

Carbs: Millet , says healthier than wheat on the box  Grin
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« Reply #120 on: February 03, 2007, 01:46:03 PM »

This is the product I referred to above.  The Carribean recipe includes black beans, bell peppers, chilli peppers, garlic, onion and lime juice.  Very tasty and a good source of pre-w/o carbs and a ton of fiber and anti-oxidents.  Enjoy.


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« Reply #121 on: March 11, 2007, 08:49:21 PM »

What about deer meat or hog for your protein? any hunters out there? dehiderated makes a great  snake. how do you all cook it?

for venison steaks and fry em. or make jerky. i'm a very avid hunter(right around  huntin season it makes protein real cheap). bird too such as grouse and duck or pheasant. ammo and tags are much cheaper than gettin chicken and beef at the supermarket. you pay roughly 45-50 for a license and 10 bucks for a box of 20 rnds= 200 pnds of meat. 200 pnds of beef at the supermarket times average 2$ a pound 400 bucks even if ya need to buy a rifle its cheaper to go huntin.
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« Reply #122 on: April 01, 2007, 09:34:48 PM »

Carbs:       Cornmeal , high in fibre and bulks up very large with alot of water (good when you want quantity with dieting , goes well with splenda and cinnamon , also is cheap)

Protein:      Lentils and brown rice  ,   split peas and brown rice   ,   sesame seeds and brown rice

Not really 1 food and not sure if people will agree but if your on a budget the above combinations make a complete protein and also lots of fibre and good carbs.

All the above are also gluten free for those that can't have oats (god dammit!  Angry Embarrassed )
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« Reply #123 on: August 10, 2007, 07:10:23 AM »


Yah, they're counting 4 calories per fiber gram.  There is a lot of inconsistency in labeling among different food products and companies.  Some food items may include the dietary fiber in the calculation of total calories, others don't.  No wonder Americans are confused  Roll Eyes

i was under the impression that "fiber" couldnt be digested, and your body actually expends more calories failing to digest the fiber than you get from fiber itself..therefore eating fiber is like eating negative calories. and i also thought that it cleaned out your digestive tract and boosted your metaolism, and clinged onto fat in you system...

where am i wrong? please let me know because i have been adding asbout 20 grams of fiber to my oatmeal in the mornings.
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« Reply #124 on: August 21, 2007, 02:54:49 PM »

Red Wine

stella and I have gone on and on about red wine... to list a few of it's best attributes:
- it's low in calories compared to other alcoholic drinks
- it reduces inflamations
- it fights cancer
- it makes you regular
- it soothes the soul
- it reduces blood pressure
- it increases libido
- it increases erectile function
- it reduces artirial hardening
- it makes ugly men look less ugly
- it gives me something to talk to Stella about
- it gives my left hand something to do as i type right handed...


the list goes on and on
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