I've been on a modified 5 meal diet that I got out of Men's Health. I follow it in an effort to eat well, not to lose weight. I follow it fairly loosely, but the one thing that I have always done is the breakfast. It's really time consuming though.
This is what it is now...
Two Fried Eggs, Steel Cut Oats, a Banana, Coffee, and Orange Juice
I need to drop either the eggs or the steel cut oats because it takes way too long to prepare and eat this when I need to be at work by 8a, and cannot get myself out of bed before 6a.
The rest of my diet is as follows
7a - breakfast listed above
10a- almonds, blueberries, water
1p- salad (with at least two vegetables), bread, cheese, turkey, water
4p - 2oz dark chocolate, cherries, water
7p - usually some kind of home cooked chicken or seafood, with wine
10p - protein shake, vitamin
Again, the goal here isn't to gain or lose weight. I just want to maintain. I feel like I can just drop the steel cut oats because I already have carbs guaranteed at 1p, but the transition is really rough. I'm hungry all morning. Any advice?
Thread: Diet Advice
12-27-2012, 05:02 PM #1
12-27-2012, 05:15 PM #2
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12-27-2012, 05:26 PM #3
TDEE estimate was 4342... This is entirely too high, but that's the estimate.
I aim for 3,500 cal per day.
500 for breakfast
300 almonds and blueberries
300 cherries and dark chocolate
This adds up to about 3300.
I aim for 25% carb but I won't be hitting that without the morning oatmeal.
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