Diet (Revision 3) -- Please Critique
Since I started SCD 6 weeks ago, I have lost fewer than 5 pounds and only 1-2 inches. Not very impressive. I've changed my diet a few times, and I wanted to know if I'm finally on the right track. The first two weeks were hosed because the brand of sriracha I was using lists sugar as the second ingredient, I was eating about 1/4 cup of sliced almonds and a large carrot every day in my salad for the first three weeks, and about 4 times the legumes I needed for the first four weeks. The last two weeks, I think I wasn't eating enough protein.
My latest diet gives me one gram of protein for each pound of lean body mass (169). Everything but the broccoli, peas, and carrots are organic, and all beef is grass-fed. I now check every label for added sugar, and nothing in my diet has it. I eat this same diet every day but cheat day. My BMR is around 3100, and I still drink 7-9 liters of water per day, as I have for the past few years.
8 ounces Black Coffee (unsweetened, sometimes 1/2 teaspoon Cinnamon)
16 ounces Black Raspberry Green Tea (unsweetened, not at all sweet by itself)
Only very small tweaks but if you're having a lot of trouble getting kick started i would suggest cutting out:
Ghee (high calories?)
Raspberry tea (may be unsweetened but will contain naturally occuring sugars which the ingredients don't have to list)
Chicken broth (usually these types of foods contain thickening substances such as cornflour or wheat - make sure!)
Worcestershire sauce (any varieties of this I have seen contain either sugar or wheat)
Hope this helps, I admire you're measuring and dedication. What gets measured, gets managed!
Amazing tracking and searching!
The chili/garlic srirachi is the only one that doesn't have sugar as an ingredient that I could find also, and man, I love the stuff, too.
I'm guessing that the upped protein will do the trick, really. Cutting a few carbs might be of benefit as I am familiar with the Primal Blueprint chart. However, time will tell.
Why trim the fat off of your meat? Is it grain fed or hormon-ey? Have you read someplace 4HB wise to lower fat intake is stalling?
Keep up the good work of sleuthing and searching- you'll have your payoff!
Much love to you, 42Wired.