challenge: 100 days of paleo

21 Oct

so i am doing a challenge that starts today – the hundred days of paleo!

this is a challenge that i am setting for myself as i have become super lazy and crappy with my food

below is a short brief on what the challenge entails…

does anyone else want to join me? :D

  • Protein Options:
    • Lean or Grass Fed Beef, wild game meat, lean pork, fish, seafood, eggs, poultry, lean sausage.
      • If grass fed meat is not available choose lean cuts of traditionally raised beef.
      • 1 egg = 1 ounce of protein
    • NO soy or legumes (beans)!!
  • Fruit Options: (1 serving per day)
    • Fresh seasonal fruit
    • Frozen, unsweetened fruit
    • NO canned fruit, fruit juices, fruit sauces, dried fruit, sweetened fruit
  • Vegetable Options: (can be cooked or raw)
    • Leafy greens (Kale, spinach, romaine, mixed greens, etc.), cauliflower, broccoli, cucumber, zucchini, mushrooms, peppers, onions, brussel sprouts, asparagus, eggplant, tomatoes, green beans, jicama, carrots, spaghetti squash, etc.
    • NO corn, potatoes, yams, rutabaga, peas, winter squash (acorn, butternut, pumpkin, etc), beets, or other starchy vegetables (unless on a workout day)
  • Post Workout/Training Carbohydrate Options:
    • Sweet Potatoes, yams, winter squash (acorn, butternut, pumpkin), beets, rutabaga, white potatoes – with skin/peel removed
  • Fat Options:
    • Avocado, Coconut oil, Olive oil, Nuts (Macadamias, Walnuts, Almonds, Brazil Nuts, Hazelnuts, Cashews, Pistachios), Olives, Unsweetened Coconut milk, Unsweetened Coconut
    • 1 Fat Equivalent = 1 Tablespoon of Oil, ½ avocado, 1/3 cup unsweetened, full fat, canned  coconut milk, 2-3 Tablespoons of nuts or unsweetened coconut, 12-16 medium olives, 1 T Almond butter, sunbutter or any nut butter other than peanut, 3 strips bacon
    • NO Peanuts or Soynuts
  • Cheat Meals:
    • Enjoy 1 meal per week to indulge :D

 

This time its serious – just to challenge myself and see if i can do it :D

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13 Responses to “challenge: 100 days of paleo”

  1. 3ateeja November 23, 2012 at 10:40 pm #

    sounds more like Atkins diet !
    good luck ;*

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    • Cheeky November 25, 2012 at 9:24 am #

      similar :)
      but not completely – it’s not easy i tho :(
      heheheh

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  2. Moody October 21, 2012 at 2:06 pm #

    Good luck babe! just dont disappear :)

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    • Cheeky October 22, 2012 at 7:37 am #

      Loolll i wish i could ever have that problem ;p

      Like

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