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would this be too much fat?

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Mrsstevejones Fri 16-Jan-15 19:20:21

Last time i had a BPC for breakfast (7am), fab breakfast, easy and surprisingly yummy. I really missed them when i fell off the wagon.

I then plan on having breakfast number two before i head out of door (10am) this will be a green smoothie (ninja nutri for xmas) no fruit except a whole avocado and i was thinking of bumping fat content up by adding either coconut cream or coconut oil (1 tbsp)

Then after first two weeks will prob skip lunch ( never usually bother or poss greek yog, savoury ricotta muffin - if hungry)

Dinner at 5.30 ( we eat early here). Will have nice fatty meat, low carb veg coated in butter and either swede, cauli rice etc. Not really a pudding person.

Is that too much fat? Too little protein? Trying to avoid dairy or at least limit it to 1 meal a day.

I did well on the summer bootcamp but had a half hearted attempt before xmas and didnt really see any results.

Years of failing at slimming world so still struggling to see fat as my dieting friend!

BIWI Sat 17-Jan-15 00:02:25

That sounds fine.

Have you done any reading about low carbing, and about why fat is not the villain? It's really worth it.

AlpacaMyBags Sat 17-Jan-15 00:34:27

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Mrsstevejones Sat 17-Jan-15 08:45:45

Bullet proof coffee. Basically 1 cup of filter coffee mixed with 25g of unsalted butter and 1 tbsp of coconut oil. Whizz up with a stick blender -makes a lovely frothy coffee. I resisted for a long time but now love them.

They fill me up. Now i cant abide much milk in my coffee as it ruins the flavour.

antimatter Sat 17-Jan-15 14:33:42

If in doubt - put it through MFP to calculate % of fat.
It looks fine to me.

Mrsstevejones Sat 17-Jan-15 19:43:05

Yep done a bit - john biffa, diet doc and followed the links on the spreadsheet, its just so dammed ingrained!

Had a sw devotee step mother (over weight then and now) and didnt even realised that there were high fat versions of some foods, i genuinely though salad cream only came in a low fat version! Then battled my weight through mid twenties and early thirties with SW myself and put on 5 stone in that time! Apparently you cant actually eat massive bowls of pasta and loose weight!!!


BIWI Sat 17-Jan-15 22:02:50

I know <sympathises>

When I very first started low carbing, and was tucking into bacon and eggs for breakfast, my DH said to me "you're never going to weight eating like that!"

It was a real leap of faith, and I have to say that I really wasn't looking forward to getting on the scales, but when I did, and I had lost weight, I realised that it was nothing short of miraculous!

You need to relax, trust us all, and embrace the fat! grin flowers

Mrsstevejones Sat 17-Jan-15 23:04:14

I know, i know. I did your very excellent bootcamp in the summer and lost 1st 7lbs in the 10 weeks by staying on strict bootcamp. I know it works, i know its easy and i know i like it. I never stick to diets but i didnt cheat until week 9.5, this was unheard of, for me.

When i was pg and had gestational diabetes i found a great diabetes forum that discussed LCHF and when i suggested to the diabetes nurse and dietician that perhaps reducing my carbs rather than upping them (and reducing fat) might be a better strategy than putting me on ever increasing doses of insulin i was told in no uncertain terms that i was not to do that.My weight gain had been minimal until i went on insulin and in the last few of months i put on 3 stone!

My levels returned to normal after i have my DS but were still upper end. On bootcamp they were perfect and stayed that way. Before and over xmas they were creeping up again (even though i still mostly avoided bread and rice etc) but are back down now i am almost properly doing bootcamp, in prep for monday.

There seems to be lots more positive coverage about it now which helps but most people i discussed the diet with think i am on a route to weight gain and heart disease! I dont discuss it with anyone now - i have you guys instead. Hopefully when i am swishing about in my size 10s they will see the light (never been a size 10 in my life! but i feel its actually achievable now).

This is def a WOE and a way of life rather than a diet, just need to keep the faith. A MASSIVE THANKYOU BIWI and everyone connected to the bootcamp threads x

BIWI Sun 18-Jan-15 09:03:12

I find it astonishing that people with diabetes are still being given that advice!

Well done to you, and here's to swishing! flowers

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