I have been approached with the following response to this dieting style:
IIFYM is not good for your health because you are missing out on foods that contain vital micronutrients that you would otherwise acquire through a "clean eating" diet.
Exactly how much micronutrients do you need in your day?
Wouldn't it still be just as effective to take a multivitamin/multimineral to acquire your daily micronutrients if you felt you weren't acquiring an optimal amount?
11-16-2011, 02:23 PM #1
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IIFYM - Okay, just how much MICRONUTRIENTS do you need in your diet?My Diet - IIFYM - http://oi55.tinypic.com/50i9u.jpg
11-16-2011, 03:18 PM #2
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Eating any vegetables at all, it's INCREDIBLY easy to hit the rda's. Seriously, I'll eat maybe 2 cups of broccoli and a piece of fruit or two and punch it in to a nut. calculator and i'm more than set, no multi needed. Not to mention all the processed food I eat is ridiculously over-fortified for some reason.
11-16-2011, 03:29 PM #3
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Now, on the other hand....I do like me some fro-yo every now and again. ANd I just polished off a kit kat bar after dinner. So.....all things in moderation.
BTW, I just picked up 40 lbs of venison from the butcher......100% organic, grass fed, pure protein. At less than 2 bucks a pound. Cant beat it.
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