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Food Journals / Re: Getting started...
« Last post by Mr Pete on February 12, 2018, 02:14:36 AM »
I've taken to rooibos tea lately (a South African variety without caffeine). Less boring than water, less caffeinated & addictive than coffee, less sugar than fruit juice.

Same old for meals (granola, salads, eggs, etc), another roo steak & salad for dinner last night - prawns (with coconut cream, kaffir lime leaf, coriander leaf (aka cilantro), scallion, chilli, ginger, garlic, S&P) tonight. I had less fruit than I have lately (refer to Warren's previous comment). Last night I had smoked salmon for "dessert" - I've found a brand that contains only salmon, salt, and woodsmoke (most have sugar in the curing mix).

I found a supplier of excellent free range, grass fed meats recently, so yesterday I stocked up the freezer with various cuts of beef, pork, and lamb which is farmed close to home. Expensive, but a little goes a long way.
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Food Journals / Re: Getting started... (Loelaj)
« Last post by Warren Dew on February 10, 2018, 09:02:01 PM »
I hope you guys don't mind me splitting this into a separate topic.

loelaj, I would guess that most likely your scale isn't that accurate; most bathroom scales are not.  In some cases, though, people see muscle gains that compensate for fat loss initially, if they were previously not eating sufficient meat.
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Food Journals / Re: Getting started...
« Last post by Warren Dew on February 10, 2018, 08:57:24 PM »
The amount of meat and eggs you are eating now is sufficient to maintain muscle mass, but if you felt like eating more, it wouldn't be harmful.

After you reach your goal weight you will need to eat more fat, but for now you don't need to unless you want to.  Less fruit might decrease the hunger as it would reduce the insulin spikes.
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Food Journals / Re: Re: Getting started... (Loelaj)
« Last post by Mr Pete on February 10, 2018, 03:19:47 AM »
Hi loelaj,

Have there been any changes to your activity/exercise in this time?
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Food Journals / Re: Getting started... (Loelaj)
« Last post by loelaj on February 09, 2018, 08:55:47 AM »
Wondering if anyone here can please help me. So I have been doing Paleo for a little over a week and I notice that my face is a little thinner and my clothes fit better but the scale has not moved. At all. Is this normal?

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